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Free and open source racer 'Yorg' has a new build out with experimental multiplayer

By liamdawe, 20 June 2018 at 10:00 am UTC (2 Comments)
Remember Yorg? The free and open source racer I showed a little of back in March has a fresh update out with experimental multiplayer.

Shockolate is a new cross-platform source port of System Shock 1

By liamdawe, 13 June 2018 at 8:42 am UTC (12 Comments)
Fancy playing System Shock 1 using an open source game engine that's cross-platform? Give me some Shockolate.

Open source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 'OpenRCT2' updated again

By liamdawe, 11 June 2018 at 11:04 am UTC (1 Comments)
Want to play some RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 on a modern game engine that supports Linux? OpenRCT2 is what you need and it's been updated.

xpadneo is an 'advanced' Linux driver for the Xbox One S wireless gamepad

By liamdawe, 30 May 2018 at 2:22 pm UTC (17 Comments)
xpadneo seems like an interesting project for those of you who own the Xbox One S wireless gamepad, allowing you to connect it Bluetooth with other fun features.

Free first-person stealth game 'The Dark Mod' has a major new release

By liamdawe, 29 May 2018 at 10:58 am UTC (11 Comments)
The Dark Mod, inspired by the Thief games just had a massive update and there's a lot of new goodies.

The excellent SC Controller project adds Bluetooth support

By liamdawe, 28 May 2018 at 9:18 am UTC (14 Comments)
SC Controller, the rather great driver and user interface for working with the Steam Controller (and now many others) outside of Steam recently added Bluetooth support.

Free and open source RTS 0 A.D. Alpha 23 is now out

By liamdawe, 18 May 2018 at 9:12 am UTC (7 Comments)
0 A.D. the free and open source RTS from Wildfire Games has a new alpha build available and it's a pretty huge release. is a new open API for cross-platform Steam Workshop-like mod support

By liamdawe, 15 May 2018 at 10:00 am UTC (17 Comments)
This is really interesting. The guys behind Indie DB and Mod DB have announced, a new cross-platform API to give any game Steam Workshop-like mod support.

Liberation Circuit, a free software RTS where you can design your own units with AI

By liamdawe, 3 May 2018 at 10:15 am UTC (3 Comments)
Do you love strategy games? You might like to take a look at Liberation Circuit, a free software (GPL) RTS that includes optional programming elements.

The open source fantasy turn-based strategy game 'Battle for Wesnoth' is now on Steam

By liamdawe, 2 May 2018 at 9:00 am UTC (25 Comments)
Battle for Wesnoth, one of the oldest and most polished open source games around is now available free on Steam.

Free and open source RTS 'Zero-K' releases on Steam on April 27th

By liamdawe, 12 April 2018 at 2:44 pm UTC (16 Comments)
Free and open source RTS 'Zero-K' is going to release on Steam on April 27th, along with a single-player campaign and multiplayer.

Feral Interactive have released an open source tool that’ll help get the most performance out of Linux games

By liamdawe, 10 April 2018 at 10:13 am UTC (103 Comments)
GameMode is a new daemon/lib combo for Linux that will allow you to optimize your PC for gaming. It's not magic, but it's something that will help.

The first results of the GZDoom survey are out, 10% are on Linux

By liamdawe, 9 April 2018 at 3:26 pm UTC (13 Comments)
Recently GZDoom was updated and with it they added in a new hardware survey, the first results are now available.

XLEngine for Dark Forces and Daggerfall is now open source

By liamdawe, 9 April 2018 at 2:35 pm UTC (26 Comments)
XLEngine is another project to allow you to play classic games on modern systems, this one is for Dark Forces and Daggerfall and it's now open source.

Nightdive Studios has released the source code for System Shock

By liamdawe, 6 April 2018 at 11:54 am UTC (14 Comments)
I'm not entirely sure how useful it will be in the long run, but Nightdive Studios has released the source code for System Shock under the GPL.
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