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How to set my game to load low-level drivers from a different System32 folder path

The title says it all I'm doing a test with my game and I need to know how to set it up where my game loads low-level drivers from a System32 Folder that is in another path instead of this example:...
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How can I make the cursor avoid something completely?

I wrote some code for a UI button that causes the mouse to avoid it. I realize this is kind of a weird thing to do in a game design-wise, but this is a really weird game. I need a button that is not ...
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How can i port my OpenGL game to linux? [closed]

I made a game with OpenGL 4.3(core profile) and C++. I used GLFW3 for window and context management. I am also using bunch of third party library which are also available for linux. What things do i ...
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In Unity, how can I register a custom file type that is always opened with my game?

I want my players to be able to create their own scenes as custom levels, save them as files (say custom1.gamelevel), and open them directly in my game program by ...
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Android and iPhone Global Market Share

I made the mistake of making my game Android only (via libGDX). A lot of people are asking me for an iPhone/iPad version. Sigh. (Next time, I'll use Unity or Corona SDK.) I've searched high and low, ...
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World of Warcraft servers [closed]

Does anybody knows or have any info about the OS of the servers of World of Warcraft? I have a "debate" with some friends about the OS behind WoW. They say it could be Win, which is very strange for ...
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Why aren't more games 64-bit executables? [closed]

Until now I've seen that many games are still compiled in 32-bit architecture although nearly 50% of current Windows users are on 64-bit OS? Why is this? If the reason is for getting larger audience (...
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Why is there a lack of games for Linux? [closed]

What is wrong with the Linux/*nix family for games? What makes the development of games for this platform too slow compared to Windows or even OS X?