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CurseForge modding client comes to Linux in Alpha, only supports WoW for now

By Liam Dawe,
CurseForge, the popular game modding client, has now officially released an early Alpha version for Linux.

Google detail more on how Steam on Chrome OS works with Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Want to get more info behind the scenes on how Steam for Chrome OS works? It uses Linux but it's a little bit complicated and Google has put out the first in a series of blog posts to talk more about it.

Valve actually announced Steam for Chrome OS now too

By Liam Dawe,
After a bit of a false start with an announcement made too early, Google has now announced Steam for Chrome OS and Chromebooks and now Valve has done their own brief announcement. So it's all officially official now.

FreeRCT sees a first release trying to capture the feel of RollerCoaster Tycoon

By Liam Dawe,
While there is the popular OpenRCT2 for an open-source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2, it does rely on the original data files, and so the FreeRCT project aims to be a completely free and open source inspired game.

Sci-fi building and crew management sim Space Haven Alpha 14 is out

By Liam Dawe,
Space Haven from Bugbyte Ltd. continues building up towards something truly special with it blending together spaceship building, exploration and crew management. Alpha 14 is out now with lots of new goodies.

Developer of Netherguild looking for Alpha testers

By Liam Dawe,
Netherguild is an upcoming turn-based tactical roguelite dungeon-crawler that will be offering native Linux support, and you can try out the Alpha version right now.

Tiny Life is an upcoming pixel-art take on experiences like The Sims

By Liam Dawe,
Tiny Life is an upcoming game trying to capture the essence of games like The Sims, but in an isometric pixelart style.

Plan ahead and heist away in Spirited Thief, with an open Alpha on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Need something fresh this week? How about scouting out and planning for a heist? That's what you'll be doing in Spirited Thief and you can get in on the action early.

Fly Dangerous is an open source love-letter to the Elite Dangerous racing community

By Liam Dawe,
Racing is apparently a thing people do in Elite Dangerous and so one developer has decided to make a game as a love-letter to the community called Fly Dangerous.

Kingdoms and Castles gets an Alpha version with AI Kingdoms

By Liam Dawe,
Kingdoms and Castles is a medieval fantasy city-builder that's getting closer to a colossal-sized update, and now you can try the Alpha version with AI factions.

Online sandbox adventure Elteria Adventures gets a huge overhaul and opens up a Playtest

By Liam Dawe,
Want to try what could potential end up as the next big thing? Elteria Adventures is an upcoming creative online sandbox adventure game and they're accepting testers on Steam through the Playtest feature.

Retro Commander is a "4X post-apocalyptic RTS" that now has an Alpha available

By Liam Dawe,
Want to try your hand at an in-development RTS that has some potential? Check out Retro Commander, from Noble Master Games ( Age of Conquest IV, Demise of Nations).

First-person hack and slash Lichenvale has an Alpha Demo available

By Liam Dawe,
Enjoy classic hack and slashers? Lichenvale looks like it could be promising and you can try out an early build now.

Try the pre-alpha of Hyperspace Harvest and run a farm on top of a giant space mammal

By Liam Dawe,
Top marks for originality and total quirkiness here. Sleeper Games have a pre-alpha build out and available for Linux of their new title Hyperspace Harvest.

Shield Cat is a thoroughly charming in-development action-adventure with a free demo

By Liam Dawe,
With a strange otter/cat as the protagonist, Shield Cat seems like one to keep on your watch list with some really charming visuals and you can try the free demo.

In the 2D survival game Underlings, you're a monster trying to live a peaceful life

By Liam Dawe,
Underlings is a new Early Access 2D survival game where the protagonist is a former monster, trying to get away from their past life and start fresh.

Mindustry, one of the best open source games around has a huge upgrade in testing

By Liam Dawe,
Mindustry, a game that mixes in Factorio with Tower Defence and then goes wild from there is a fantastic example of how good a free and open source game can be.

Ova Magica blends Harvest Moon, Stardew Valley and Pokemon in the tech demo

By Liam Dawe,
Currently available as a tech demo with the developer needing feedback, Ova Magica looks like a promising start of a new casual sim blending lots of different gameplay features.

EVERSPACE 2 sure does look shiny in the new Alpha footage

By Liam Dawe,
Open-world space action sim EVERSPACE 2 from ROCKFISH Games has shown off plenty of new footage across multiple events recently and it looks seriously shiny.

Social deduction hacking game Untrusted looking for stress-test players

By Liam Dawe,
Untrusted, an upcoming online indie game of hacking and social deduction inspired by the likes of Werewolf/Mafia genre and others similar is running a free stress-test soon.
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