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The Internet Archive are keeping Flash creations alive with the open source Ruffle

By Liam Dawe,
Like many of you, I have certain fond memories of playing various Flash games many years ago. There's obviously many better ways to do web games now and Adobe are killing Flash in December.

Facebook are now funding the open source 3D creation suite Blender

By Liam Dawe,
In a move that's sure to raise a few eyebrows, the Blender Foundation has announced that Facebook has joined the Blender Development Fund.

Watch a rocket go into space right now for Valve's Gabe Newell to donate to charity

By Liam Dawe,
As we mentioned earlier this month, Valve president Gabe Newell teamed up with Rocket Lab and Weta Workshop to attach Half-Life gaming icon Gnome Chompski to a rocket.

Collabora put up their patches for Linux Kernel work to help Windows games on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora, one of the companies working under contract for Valve to help improve Windows game emulation on Linux with the likes of Wine have now sent in some patches to the Linux Kernel mailing list for discussion.

Valve contractor working to add Direct3D 12 support to APITrace for VKD3D-Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Valve contractor Joshua Ashton, who originally created the Direct3D9 to Vulkan layer D9VK which was eventually merged with DXVK, is now working to help VKD3D-Proton for Direct3D 12 to Vulkan.

Help out with FOSS as the Budgie Desktop team need translations help

By Liam Dawe,
Ever tried or heard of the Budgie Desktop? It's a modern and feature rich Linux desktop environment from the Solus Linux team and they need a little help.

Valve dev clarifies what some of their upcoming and recent Linux work is actually for

By Liam Dawe,
Valve are committed to Linux and Linux gaming with Steam, that much is currently clear. They're working with so many contractors on various things, and it seems not everything is as people think.

Gabe Newell of Valve is launching Gnome Chompski into space (yes really)

By Liam Dawe,
As if 2020 couldn't get any weirder, today a press mail from Valve Software entered our inbox because Gabe Newell, president of Valve, is getting a garden gnome sent into space. No this is not Kerbal Space Program.

Testing integer scaling with Valve's gamescope micro-compositor for Linux

By Linas,
Gamescope from Valve developer Pierre-Loup A. Griffais is described as a micro-compositor that can spoof a virtual screen with a desired resolution and refresh rate and control/resize the output as needed. Here's a few early scaling tests taken.

Come watch a Linux game get built up and packed during the Linux Application Summit

By Liam Dawe,
As we mentioned previously the Linux Application Summit will be happening online this November 12 - 14, and it seems one Linux game porter will be attending.

Collabora expect their Linux Kernel work for Windows game emulation in Kernel 5.11

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora have been doing presentations during the Open Source Summit, with one particular talk from Gabriel Krisman Bertazi on the "State of Linux Gaming" being quite interesting. Plus Collabora are hiring.

Developer of Hive Time reflects on the release and their pay what you want model

By Liam Dawe,
Hive Time from developer 'Cheeseness' released nearly a year ago, and so the developer has written up a length post on the development and the finances. A good read if you like behind the scenes dev info.

According to a Stadia developer, streamers should be paying publishers and it backfired

By Liam Dawe,
After a three day event to show off new games for Stadia, along with three special demos now live you would think Google was having a good time. Unfortunately, one developer derailed it all.

bpytop might be the freaking-coolest way to monitor your Linux system

By Liam Dawe,
Okay, hear me out. You want to keep an eye on your system for things like RAM use, disk space, processor load and more…but you want something a tiny bit flashy that's still simple enough to run in a terminal window? You need to try out bpytop.

CodeWeavers releases CrossOver 20, big rebranding with 'PortJump and ExecMode'

By Liam Dawe,
CodeWeavers, one of the biggest sponsors of the compatibility layer Wine have announced a major rebranding along with the release of Crossover 20.
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