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There’s lots of fun in the terminal. How about a classic iconic tile-matching puzzle video game? Step forward tetris, a terminal interface for Tetris with the main file coded in a mere 333 lines of Haskell.
Do you make videos? Livestream? Well, you probably know of or use the cross-platform open source OBS Studio and how it's basically the go-to for such things and they just gained another huge sponsor.
Recently, Metro Exodus ended its Epic Store exclusivity and Deep Silver (the publisher) confirmed it was heading to Linux. In a recent Reddit AMA (Ask me anything), the developer 4A Games mentioned the Linux port too.
To celebrate Flotilla turning 10 years old, Blendo Games announced today that it's been made open source.
On this episode of Destination Linux, we have Stuart Langridge as our Guest Host he helps us cover some highly debated topics and the Interview with Ikey Doherty of Lispy Snake (formerly of Solus)
Mesa 20, PipeWire 0.3, MyPaint 2.0, GTK, Maui Project, Untangle Firewall, Red Hat, Container Linux, Nvidia, Microsoft Defender, Humble Bundle and much more on Your Weekly Source for Linux GNews!
osu!, going under the current development name of osu!lazer is a very popular free rhythm game and they're now doing official builds for Linux gamers.
With Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal Fossa" being released in the next few months, the team over at Canonical are looking for a little help testing their updated Steam package.
With Ray Tracing becoming ever more popular, NVIDIA have written up a technical post on bringing DirectX Ray Tracing to Vulkan to encourage more developers to do it.
True to their word, Ink Stains Games have delivered a Linux version of their open-world turn-based RPG Stoneshard that's currently in Early Access.
Feral Interactive announced today that the Total War: THREE KINGDOMS – Mandate of Heaven Chapter Pack DLC is now available for Linux and macOS systems.
For this week, I’m going to look at a few retro games, all nestling in Raspbian’s repositories. While its quad-core BCM2711 system-on-chip has more powerful processing cores, and the first upgrade to the graphics processor in the project’s history, it’s important to be realistic with expectations about the RPI4’s gaming potential.
While Metro Exodus was exclusive to the Epic Games Store for a while, it later went live on Google Stadia (which is Debian Linux) and today it's finally available on Steam. It also appears to be coming to the Linux desktop with news on that due soon.
Releasing next week on February 19, it's looking like 'The Suicide of Rachel Foster' will also be coming to Linux although it's not clear yet exactly when.
Nominated for multiple awards so it must be a little bit special, the mutant soap opera adventure Mutazione has now been released for Linux.
Oversteer is quite possibly one of my favourite open source applications, as it's made working with my own Logitech G29 a really great experience.
DLN Xtend, Linux Kernel 5.5, Solus 4.1, Tails 4.2, Kali Linux, elementary OS, Sudo Bug, Pine64 HardROCK64, PinePhone, Canonical Anbox Cloud, Kdenlive, RawTherapee, Kubuntu Focus, WINE, Proton & more
In today’s article, we’ll give you some tips on how to enhance your gaming performance regardless of how you are running them.
I met Brendan Becker working in a computer store in 1999. We both enjoyed building custom computers and installing Linux on them. Brendan was always involved in several technology projects at once, ranging from game coding to music composition. Fast-forwarding a few years from the days of computer stores, he went on to write pyDance, an open source implementation of multiple dancing games, and then became the CEO of music and gaming event MAGFest. Sometimes referred to as "Mr.
The Linux GOTY Award 2019 is now over, there were thousands of votes across many categories and we have the winners in so it's time to show the top five for each group.
CodeWeavers and Valve today released the big one many have been waiting for! Proton 5.0 for Steam Play is now live.
Another fresh release of the Direct 3D to Vulkan translation layer, DXVK, was released today which continues their cycle of bug fixing.
Yet another classic game is being kept alive on modern systems thanks to open source. UAlbion was pointed out to us recently, as a game engine for Albion the 1995 classic from Blue Byte Studio.
Today, the first official release of MangoHud went out, a new open source Vulkan overlay layer for gaming on Linux.
Simplicity Linux 20.1 has been released as the latest version of this Devuan/Debian/Puppy inspired GNU/Linux distribution that doesn’t uses systemd as init system.
A glaring omission from my RPI4 blog to date is gaming on this wee machine. There’s so many games to play on the machine, it’s difficult to know where to begin. I’ll start with something that shouldn’t be taxing on the machine. Emulating home computers. Specifically, the Amiga, ZX Spectrum, and Atari ST. They were hugely popular home computers targeted heavily towards games, but also ran other types of software.
I know how it is, you look at your list of games and think "I need something new!" and then you click around Steam, GOG, Humble, itch and more and end up going back to the safety of what you already know. Here to help with that!
If you’ve been wondering what happened to ex-Solus leader Ikey Doherty, he has a new company called Lispy Snake that creates an open-source and cross-platform game framework called Serpent.
Some good news to share for the free and open source Godot Engine, as the lead developer Juan Linietsky announced during GodotCon that Epic Games have approved them for an Epic MegaGrant.
Two quick bits of Steam news to cover this wonderful Monday morning. As expected, Steam does still appear to be growing.
Many of the text games we’re covered on LinuxLinks have focused on the roguelike genre. But how about a real-time terminal-based game? And a space shooter to boot? Interested? If so, why not check out Terminal Phase, a fast paced, action-packed game.
If you have an older NVIDIA GPU, chances are you've been using the 340 legacy series. Well, NVIDIA have said that it's no longer getting updates.
Ryan "Icculus" Gordon, a developer who has ported tons of games to Linux has done it again. Descent 3, has been re-ported and upgraded for Linux (and macOS).
AMD on desktop PCs perform extremely lower on Linux than on Windows for gaming, and not just by a little bit, but by an extremely huge margin.
The Zombie Panic! Team put out another update on the progress towards version 3.1, what's turned into a massive overhaul to many parts of the game as Linux support also comes in.
DoomEd was a program written by Carmack and Romero in 1993, to directly build the levels from the original Doom. Twenty seven years later, the developers behind Twilight Edge Software are releasing a free and independent port based on that program.
Kingpin: Life of Crime is being remastered with 3D Realms recently announced Kingpin: Reloaded bringing new life to the Quake II engine classic.
The Battle for Wesnoth is an open-source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. It features both single-player and online/hotseat multiplayer combat.
Sad news today Linux gamers, Psyonix emailed us directly to make sure we saw the news that they're officially ending support of Rocket League on Linux and macOS.
The first stable update for the Steam Client of 2020, pulling in all the recent changes from the Beta versions. Some needed fixes for Linux are in.
The day has arrived, the official stable release of Wine 5.0 has arrived bringing thousands of improvements and a bunch of new features.
This guide explains how to install and play Terminal Phase space shooter game in Terminal on Linux.
Today, The Khronos Group has released the next big update the Vulkan graphics API specification with Vulkan 1.2 now available.
Boxtron is another awesome Steam Play tool! Covered here a few times now, like Proton it enables you to play games on Linux that don't have a Linux build setup on Steam only this is for DOSBox games.
Valve are definitely up to something. For a little while, Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais has been tweaking steamcompmgr, the SteamOS session compositing window manager.
Recently, a Valve developer revived steamcompmgr (the SteamOS compositing and window manager) and renamed it to Gamescope. They've now given some more info on what it actually does for Linux.
Do you have strong C language skills and good experience with OpenGL, DirectX and Vulkan? CodeWeavers are still looking to hire Graphics Developers.
Caesar III is an absolute classic and you can play it on modern systems, like Linux, with the free and open source game engine Julius which recently had a big new release.
When you get hooked on a game like Mindustry, it's hard to put it down and play anything else. It's also open source and it's awesome.
Topics covered in this episode:
Elitism in Linux aka “Linux Snobbery”
Linux Mint vs Ubuntu Cinnamon Discussion from Episode 153
KDE Plasma Settings Backup & Deployment
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