Gaming on Clear Linux, Short Guide

CL as of time of writing: 41170
Update CL 41900

Setup:

sudo swupd bundle-add games-dev wine cabextract

This will install all the necessary drivers and libraries for gaming. (around 4gb download it’ll take awhile)
O̶l̶d̶e̶r̶ g̶a̶m̶e̶s̶ m̶i̶g̶h̶t̶ r̶e̶q̶u̶i̶r̶e̶ t̶h̶e̶ 3̶2̶ b̶i̶t̶ i̶c̶d̶.d̶ l̶o̶a̶d̶e̶r̶s̶ s̶o̶ r̶u̶n̶ t̶h̶e̶ f̶o̶l̶l̶o̶w̶i̶n̶g̶ c̶o̶m̶m̶a̶n̶d̶s̶ a̶s̶ r̶o̶o̶t̶
Commands removed, Mesa on clear linux now ships with 32 bit out of the box.

Installing Steam
Get the latest steam from http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/archive/precise/steam_latest.tar.gz
extract and run sudo make install
More details here: Steam under Linux - Valve Developer Community

Since Clear Linux currently runs on glibc 2.39 there might be issues running older titles, you may refer to this github issue

If you’re unable to run steam on KDE you might have to update to Steam Client beta

# close steam first
echo publicbeta > ~/.steam/root/package/beta
steam

If that also fails, then check out client_beta branch on Steam Linux Runtime 3.0 (sniper) if the games don’t load for you.
Go back to stable with:

rm ~/.steam/root/package/beta

Installing Non-Steam games using Lutris (Battle.net, Origin, EPIC, etc)
Lutris comes pre-bundled inside the games-dev bundle, t̶h̶e̶ 3̶2̶ b̶i̶t̶ i̶c̶d̶.d̶ l̶o̶a̶d̶e̶r̶s̶ u̶n̶d̶e̶r̶ S̶e̶t̶u̶p̶ i̶s̶ r̶e̶q̶u̶i̶r̶e̶d̶ f̶o̶r̶ r̶u̶n̶n̶i̶n̶g̶ w̶i̶n̶e̶ g̶a̶m̶e̶s̶ u̶n̶d̶e̶r̶ L̶u̶t̶r̶i̶s̶. Fixed. It just works

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