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OpenRA for classic Westwood RTS games has a new build in need of testing

By Liam Dawe,
Following on from a major release last year, the team working on OpenRA have a new test release up that requires testing.

Godot Engine 3.2 is almost here with a first Release Candidate

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine, the quickly improving free and open source game engine is getting real close to a major release with the first Release Candidate now up for Godot 3.2.

Move over Sonic, Surge has arrived with Open Surge - a game engine and retro platformer

By Liam Dawe,
I grew up playing the early Sonic games so Open Surge really speaks to me. A retro Sonic-inspired platformer (that's actually quite polished already) and a game engine for others to create with it.

Cortex Command has a Community Project that aims to keep the game alive

By Liam Dawe,
Remember Cortex Command? Data Realms released a Linux build for the Humble Indie Bundle 2 in 2010, sadly the Linux version never really progressed much but since it was opened sourced last year it can live on and it is alive.

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.

If you long for the days of Caesar III you can rejoice with the FOSS game engine Julius

By Liam Dawe,
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.

Adventure game creator 'Visionaire Studio' is coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Visionaire Studio, quite a popular game engine for creating adventure games is bringing the editor to Linux with the next planned release.

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.

Exhumed/PowerSlave can now be played easily with a cross-platform game engine

By Liam Dawe,
Exhumed, also known as PowerSlave, a retro shooter from the 90s has been revived with the power of open source.

Open Fodder, the open source game engine for Cannon Fodder has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Now this is some classic gaming. Cannon Fodder is a game I remember playing on the Amiga and it's being kept alive with a cross-platform open source game engine called Open Fodder.

FOSS game engine Godot Engine aiming for Vulkan support by 'mid 2020'

By Liam Dawe,
Juan Linietsky, lead developer of the FOSS game engine Godot Engine has written a retrospective article while also going over future plans for Godot Engine.

devilutionX, an open source game engine for the original Diablo sees a big release

By Liam Dawe,
devilutionX, based upon the reverse engineered code from Devilution, has a big 1.0 release for playing the original Diablo on modern systems.

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.

Doomsday Engine for classic Doom, Heretic and Hexen has a new release out

By Liam Dawe,
Giving you another great way to play the classics, Doomsday Engine 2.2 has been released marking 20 years since the announcement of its creation.

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.
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