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Block’hood, the neighborhood-building simulator, has launched out of Early Access

By BTRE, 12 May 2017 at 7:03 pm UTC (4 Comments)
After spending quite some time in Early Access, the vertically-focused neighborhood builder is now officially out.

A look at Codroids, a puzzle game with a focus on simplicity

By BTRE, 23 April 2017 at 5:29 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Moving things around to their proper position is generally the most basic of puzzle mechanics. Codroids embraces that simplicity and offers an assortment of interesting and challenging puzzles for players to solve. I gave the game a play and have some thoughts to share.

Some thoughts on Ziggurat

By Hamish, 10 April 2017 at 6:07 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Classic first-person shooters are without question my favourite video game genre, and it would be nice to be able to sit down and play more Indie games that can satisfy both my classic FPS craving while at the same time pushing the genre forward. Ziggurat attempts to do both, and it wins my respect for that.

Pray for Death, a classic fighting game has been packaged up with DOSBox on GOG

By liamdawe, 7 April 2017 at 9:23 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Linux gamers can now easily play the classic fighting game 'Pray for Death', as GOG have packaged it up with DOSBox.

Shovel Knight’s 3.0 patch lands, with plenty of new content

By BTRE, 5 April 2017 at 9:08 pm UTC (1 Comments)
The fun and charming platform inspired by 8-bit era visuals has gotten a shiny new campaign. This isn’t the only major addition and there’s plenty other new content available to enjoy.

Beat Cop released with day one Linux support, my review

By liamdawe, 2 April 2017 at 7:06 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Beat Cop, a retro styled adventure game taking inspiration from old cop shows has arrived on Linux, but is it as good as it looks?

Some thoughts on Hard West

By Hamish, 17 March 2017 at 4:31 pm UTC (16 Comments)
Hard West is a hard game to recommend to anyone unwilling to subject themselves to a trial by fire. If it were a horse I would say that it tried to buck me at every possible opportunity. It almost succeeded too.

Some thoughts on The Original Strife: Veteran Edition

By Hamish, 8 March 2017 at 7:39 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Strife: Quest for the Sigil was both a critical and commercial disappointment for Rogue Entertainment in 1996, and the source code to the game was mislaid by its developers. Years later work begin on reverse engineering Strife using the released Doom code. Night Dive Studios would later use this community project to craft The Original Strife: Veteran Edition.

Castles 1 & 2, two more retro strategy games now have Linux versions on GOG powered by DOSBox

By liamdawe, 14 February 2017 at 7:50 pm UTC (2 Comments)
GOG have revived two more classic games for Linux, as Castles 1 & 2 now have Linux versions bundled with DOSBox.

Gunmetal Arcadia released with same-day Linux support

By BTRE, 12 February 2017 at 6:26 pm UTC (6 Comments)
This action-adventure platformer Gunmetal Arcadia, with smooth retro-styled art, was released earlier in the week.

GOG adds the classic strategy game 'Constructor' with Linux support thanks to DOSBox, it's free until tomorrow

By liamdawe, 31 January 2017 at 5:10 pm UTC (12 Comments)
The classic strategy game 'Constructor' is now on GOG with Linux support thanks to DOSBox and it's free until tomorrow too.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire announced, has crowdfunding campaign

By BTRE, 26 January 2017 at 11:36 pm UTC (19 Comments)
Obsidian has announced a sequel to their original RPG, Pillars of Eternity. This direct sequel will have plenty of technical improvements and will take in a whole new region of the world of Eora.

Some thoughts on the Shadowrun series

By Hamish, 23 January 2017 at 7:36 pm UTC (42 Comments)
Shadowrun was not only the first CRPG series I found compelling enough to play through all the way to the end, but one that I also found myself invested in enough to purchase additional instalments soon after playing the first.

Imperium Galactica II: Alliances released for Linux & SteamOS, seems native too

By liamdawe, 19 January 2017 at 8:11 pm UTC (12 Comments)
Imperium Galactica II: Alliances just released for Linux & SteamOS and it looks like it's a native version.

Lost Eden, the 1995 adventure game released on GOG with Linux support thanks to DOSBox

By liamdawe, 17 January 2017 at 7:14 pm UTC (9 Comments)
Lost Eden, a classic from 1995 has been released on GOG and it has Linux support right away thanks to DOSBox.
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