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If you want to make some ASCII art, animations and games check out Playscii

By Liam Dawe,
Playscii from developer JP LeBreton seems like a sweet open source application, giving you some handy tools for making ASCII art and it also acts as a game engine too.

CodeWeavers still looking to hire more Graphics Developers

By Liam Dawe,
Do you have strong C language skills and good experience with OpenGL, DirectX and Vulkan? CodeWeavers are still looking to hire Graphics Developers.

Pixelorama, the free and open source sprite editor has a sweet new release up

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine isn't just good for making games, you can also build applications with it. That's exactly what Orama Interactive are doing with their pixel art sprite editor, Pixelorama.

FOSS game engine 'GDevelop' has another release out, lots of new shader effects

By Liam Dawe,
GDevelop is a wonderful up-and-coming free and open source game engine, allowing you to create games using visual event-based programming as opposed to typing everything out line-by-line.

GB Studio, a free and open source retro adventure game creator

By Liam Dawe,
Want to create your own seriously retro games? The free and open source GB Studio can certainly help you to do that.

Flax Engine 0.6 beta released, adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Nice to see even more game engines add Linux support. Flax Engine is one we covered recently, after they announced their plans to support Linux and now it has arrived.

Atari will offer 80/20 revenue split for the Atari VCS, confirming standard Linux games will run on it

By Liam Dawe,
The team behind the Atari VCS have finally given out some details on developing games for it, along with their revenue share model.

Need to make some pixel art? Pixelorama is a cross-platform FOSS tool worth looking at

By Liam Dawe,
It seems Godot Engine is good for more than making games, as the FOSS pixel art tool Pixelorama will show you.

Chooseco are getting indie games using 'choose your own adventure' taken down on itch.io

By Liam Dawe,
The creator of indie store itch.io has issued a warning to game developers, as Chooseco appear to be trying to take down anything using the 'choose your own adventure' phrase.

SDL is expanding gamepad support with 8Bitdo SN30 Pro, Google Stadia and more

By Liam Dawe,
Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) the awesome cross-platform development library used by Valve, Feral Interactive, Unity, MonoGame, FNA, DOSBox and so many more is expanding.

Game dev: Flax Engine is adding Linux support in an upcoming update

By Liam Dawe,
Flax Engine, another game engine that supports Vulkan is going cross-platform with an upcoming release adding in Linux support.

D9VK developer is working on allowing DXVK to help Linux ports for Direct3D to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
You have a fancy game using Direct3D 11 and you want to port it to Linux? In future, DXVK may be able to help with that.

Epic Games acquires Quixel with its enormous library of 3D and 2D assets

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games have reached down the back of the sofa and pulled up enough loose change to acquire Quixel.

The first Beta of Godot Engine 3.2 has been released

By Liam Dawe,
The team behind the FOSS game engine, Godot Engine, have now released the first Beta in the 3.2 series so the full release is coming close now with lots of new goodies for game developers.

The FOSS rendering engine OGRE is being ported to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
Some fun news for game developers and the Vulkan ecosystem as another FOSS rendering engine is being ported over to Vulkan.
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