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Reverse engineered source code for Diablo is now on GitHub

By liamdawe, 20 June 2018 at 10:17 am UTC (31 Comments)
This is a bit of a surprise! Someone going by the name 'GalaXyHaXz' has put up source code for the original Diablo that was apparently reverse engineered.

Linux game porter Ryan 'Icculus' Gordon is looking for new games to bring to Linux

By liamdawe, 11 June 2018 at 12:08 am UTC (66 Comments)
Well known (and basically a legend) Linux game porter Ryan 'Icculus' Gordon is looking for new titles to port to Linux.

Paradox Interactive now owns 100% of developer Harebrained Schemes

By liamdawe, 6 June 2018 at 9:07 pm UTC (19 Comments)
Paradox Interactive are continuing their quest for world domination as they've taken a 100% share of developer Harebrained Schemes.

OpenGL to be deprecated in the next macOS release, could mean interesting things for Linux gaming

By liamdawe, 4 June 2018 at 8:37 pm UTC (91 Comments)
With news doing the rounds about the latest update to macOS, it turns out they're finally admitting they're doing nothing with their support of OpenGL and it's to be deprecated.

Microsoft acquires GitHub for some loose change

By liamdawe, 4 June 2018 at 1:56 pm UTC (76 Comments)
You've probably seen all the rumours and now it's official with the Microsoft announcement, they're acquiring GitHub.

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By liamdawe, 26 May 2018 at 10:00 pm UTC (22 Comments)
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What are you playing on Linux this weekend and what do you think about it?

By liamdawe, 19 May 2018 at 1:18 pm UTC (64 Comments)
It's a weekend, the sun is shining in a rare event for where I live, so naturally I will be spending my time playing Linux games. What will you be playing this weekend?

The Linux Dev Lead at Feral Interactive is moving onto something new

By liamdawe, 17 May 2018 at 6:54 pm UTC (35 Comments)
Slightly sad news to share today, as the Linux Dev Lead at Feral Interactive who've ported tons of quality games to Linux is leaving the company.

The new GOG profile system is out, looks quite slick

By liamdawe, 23 April 2018 at 12:11 pm UTC (50 Comments)
DRM free store GOG has just released their new profile system and it's surprisingly slick to look at.

Campo Santo, developer of Firewatch has joined Valve

By liamdawe, 22 April 2018 at 2:31 pm UTC (136 Comments)
It seems Valve are quite serious about getting back into making games, as Campo Santo the developer of Firewatch has joined them.

Check your privacy settings on GOG, as they're rolling out a new profile system

By liamdawe, 19 April 2018 at 12:16 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Buried in the GOG forum, a staff member has noted that GOG accounts have new privacy options ahead of the release of their own version of user profiles.

The developer of One Hour One Life on keeping games code & assets open and not launching on Steam

By liamdawe, 16 March 2018 at 3:01 pm UTC (28 Comments)
The developer of One Hour One Life and The Castle Doctrine has made two interesting posts lately, one about not launching a game on Steam and one about keeping your game code and assets open to anyone.

Croteam will have an interesting talk at GDC this year about game performance

By liamdawe, 15 March 2018 at 10:39 pm UTC (38 Comments)
It seems Croteam will be doing a talk at GDC this year and it sounds like it's going to be quite interesting, with it being centred around getting games to perform smoothly. The talk will be presented by the Croteam CTO, Alen Ladavac.

Serious Sam's Bogus Detour is being pirated with permission from the developer

By stretch611, 14 March 2018 at 10:32 am UTC (20 Comments)
According to TorrentFreak, Serious Sam's Bogus Detour is being pirated by Voksi, one of the people known for cracking Denuvo. It's also being done with permission from the actual developer.

Kongregate have announced their own store and client 'Kartridge', will not support Linux

By liamdawe, 9 March 2018 at 9:56 am UTC (19 Comments)
There's been a lot of people talking about this, so I figured we should get this out of the way. Kongregate are doing their own store and client named Kartridge and it will not support Linux.
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