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The FOSS 2D game engine GDevelop continues advancing the 5.0 release

By Liam Dawe,
GDevelop, a FOSS (Free and open-source software) 2D game engine seems to be really coming along nicely for the current overhaul.

Godot Engine continues advancing the Vulkan rendering system, 3D work has begun

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine developer Juan Linietsky has another progress report up on the status of moving over to Vulkan and it's sounding great.

Unity 2019.3 beta released with a revamped Editor UI and lots of rendering improvements

By Liam Dawe,
The team over at Unity continue advancing the game engine with some impressive work going on and the first Unity 2019.3 beta is now available.

alTrace, a new open source debugging tool for apps and games that use OpenAL

By Liam Dawe,
Ryan "Icculus" Gordon has released a new open source tool today named alTrace, to help developers of games and software using OpenAL.

2D game editor ct.js goes open source and it's closing in on a new major release

By Liam Dawe,
With an aim to make 2D game development learning fun, ct.js recently went open source to allow anyone to jump in and try it as well as help push it further.

wsPublish, an open source Steam Workshop Interop Library released

By Liam Dawe,
How about a little open source news to get your Monday flowing? Game porter Ethan Lee recently announced the release of wsPublish, an open source Steam Workshop Interop Library with a little history.

The team behind SUPERHOT are now helping to fund other indie games

By Liam Dawe,
A nice story for a Friday morning as the SUPERHOT team have announced SUPERHOT PRESENTS, a fund to help other indie game developers who don't want or need a publisher.

Putting a Linux game on Steam: Missing Executable - a common pitfall for game devs

By Liam Dawe,
Since this comes up so often when testing games for developers and surprisingly often for newly released Linux games, I thought it might help to give developers a quick hint.

Blender 2.80 is out, a major advancement for this FOSS 3D creation suite

By Liam Dawe,
Hot on the heels of the announcements of both Epic Games and Ubisoft supporting further Blender development, the massive Blender 2.80 release is now available.

Khronos releases the OpenXR 1.0 specification aimed at unifying VR and AR

By Liam Dawe,
Today, The Khronos Group has formally announced the OpenXR 1.0 specification as an exciting step towards bringing together the various different ways of interacting with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).

SDL 2.0.10 released, testing a more regular release cycle

By Liam Dawe,
If you're a game developer, you've likely heard of SDL 2 and plenty of you are probably already using it. In fact, SDL 2 helps power a huge amount of Linux games and a new release is out now.

The voxel editor "SpriteStack" recently released on Steam with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
If you're a game developer or you just like making good-looking retro art you might want to take a look at SpriteStack.

Procedural Music Generator, a clever Unity tool developed on Linux that might save you some time

By Liam Dawe,
Here's one that's not something I usually cover: Procedural Music Generator is a tool for use with Unity, that allows anyone to make some interesting tunes for their games.

mod.io, the cross-platform mod API for games has launched a Unity plugin

By Liam Dawe,
mod.io, the cross-platform Steam Workshop-like service that's independent of any store just today officially launched a very useful sounding plugin for the Unity game engine.

DragonRuby Game Toolkit, a cross-platform way to make games with Ruby

By Liam Dawe,
Now for something a little different! Ryan "Icculus" Gordon, a name known for many Linux ports and SDL2 teamed up with indie developer Amir Rajan to create a new cross-platform toolkit.
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