Linux Player Booted from WoW

Well, strike one for Linux-using WoW (World of Warcraft) players! If you are a WoW enthusiast and someone who plays via WINE, the following may be something that you will want to follow pretty closely.

A WoW player has been booted from the online game World of Warcraft for using the Wine emulator over the Linux operating system and a macro programmable keyboard.

The bloke, who is a network network engineer for an ISP, reports his experiences with the Blizzard administrators here. He thinks that the use of Wine might affect the software Blizzard uses to detect third-party programs designed to cheat the game.

Source: The Inquirer