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Space sim 'Helium Rain' has left Early Access, code is open source

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Helium Rain, the space simulation and strategy game from Deimos Games has left Early Access as a rather impressive game.

Mojang to open source more of Minecraft with two libraries already on GitHub

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I have to admit, I am quite surprised by this. Mojang (owned by Microsoft) are to open source more of Minecraft.

Classic open source strategy game Seven Kingdoms Ancient Adversaries has a new release out

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Seven Kingdoms Ancient Adversaries holds a special place in my heart, as one of the earliest strategy games I played. It continues to live on now it's open source and a fresh release is out.

VK9 for getting Direct3D 9 over Vulkan has hit their 28th milestone

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While we've talked a lot about DXVK recently, let's not forget other interesting projects like VK9 (formerly SchaeferGL) which aims to give Direct3D 9 over Vulkan.

Dungeon crawler, Ebony Spire: Heresy, will be getting an anniversary update next month

BTRE,
A recent post by the developer has detailed plans going forward for the title and there’s big changes incoming.

OpenRA for playing classic Command & Conquer titles has a fresh release up with AppImages for Linux builds

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The excellent open source RTS game engine OpenRA, which allows you to play classic Command & Conquer titles has a new release out.

PlayStation 3 emulator 'RPCS3' is coming along nicely with some major improvements

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More glorious news for emulation today with the latest RPCS3 (a PlayStation 3 emulator) giving an update on their progress and it's damn fine too.

Nintendo 3DS emulator 'Citra' sounds like it's coming along rather nicely

liamdawe,
For those who like to use their PC to emulate other platforms, the Citra emulator for the Nintendo 3DS just put out a progress report and it's very promising.

Godot Engine 3.1 will have support for simplex noise generation which looks incredibly useful

liamdawe,
Godot Engine 3.1, the big upgrade coming to the open source game engine has gained another exciting feature with simplex noise generation.

Mesa 18.1.8 and Mesa 18.2.0 have been released, pushing Linux open source GPU drivers further

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Released yesterday, both Mesa 18.1.8 as a bug-fix release and Mesa 18.2.0 as the latest full release of the open source graphics drivers are now out.

FreeOrion, the free and open source 4X strategy game has a new release

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FreeOrion, the free and open source strategy game inspired by the Master of Orion series pushed out a new update a few days ago with a lot of improvements.

Wine 3.15 is out, includes fixes for League of Legends, World of Warcraft and more

liamdawe,
Not to be outclassed by Valve's fork, Wine itself has pushed out another update with Wine 3.15 becoming available today.

Open source game engine 'Godot Engine' has the first 3.1 version alpha available

liamdawe,
Godot Engine, the incredibly impressive open source game engine is pushing ahead towards the massive 3.1 update with the first alpha.

OpenRCT2, the re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 has another fresh release out

liamdawe,
For those who love the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon 2, OpenRCT2 looks like a rather decent open source game engine to give it a new lease of life especially as it continues to be updated.

Looks like AMD just open sourced their V-EZ Vulkan wrapper

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Back in March, AMD announced the V-EZ Vulkan wrapper, with an aim to make Vulkan development easier. Now it seems they have open sourced it.
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