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OpenMW progresses towards supporting Oblivion, Skyrim and Fallout plus shadows are back

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OpenMW, the excellent open source game engine for Morrowind has made some interesting progress towards supporting later games like Oblivion, Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas.

Intel begins talking up their open source efforts for their upcoming dedicated GPU

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With Intel's brand new dedicated GPU due next year, they've begun talking up their efforts of getting Linux support in early.

The open source Morrowind game engine 'OpenMW' is going to officially bring in multiplayer

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This is quite exciting! OpenMW is now looking to officially merge in the TES3MP multiplayer fork as an optional game feature.

OpenRA has another test release out for those after their classic RTS experience

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OpenRA, the fantastic project that lets you play classics like Red Alert and Dune 2000 has another test release out.

The massive 0.5 release of Lutris is out with a revamped UI, GOG support and tons more

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Regular readers will know by now how much I've enjoyed using Lutris to bring together my game library across Steam, GOG and more. It just recently put out the big update!

Coregrounds, a competitive strategy game with Tower Defense and MOBA elements shuts down, goes open source

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On top of AuroraRL shutting down this month, Coregrounds a competitive strategy game that pulled in elements from both Tower Defense and MOBAs has also shut down. This one has also opened up the code.

The developer of AuroraRL, a 2D space exploration game has thrown in the towel

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The difficulties of game development and Early Access have hit another developer, with Sun Dogs throwing in the towel with AuroraRL. It's not all bad news though.

The free and open source game engine 'Godot Engine' has a third 3.1 beta out

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No need to wait for Godot, the third beta of Godot Engine 3.1 is officially out for you to break it apart and report issues.

Dead Ascend, an open source point and click 2D adventure game

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For those wanting to check out another open source game or perhaps see how they're made, Dead Ascend might be a fun choice for a little adventure.

vkQuake2, the project adding Vulkan support to Quake 2 now supports Linux

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At the start of this year, I gave a little mention to vkQuake2, a project which has updated the classic Quake 2 with various improvements including Vulkan support.

Quake 2 now has real-time path tracing with Vulkan

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If you have one of the more recent NVIDIA RTX graphics cards, here's an interesting project for you to try. Q2VKPT from developer Christoph Schied implements some really quite advanced techniques.

ET: Legacy, the open source continuation of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory has a new release out

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I have some pretty fond memories of playing Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory online with friends many years ago, so to see it still alive and kicking with ET: Legacy is awesome.

The FOSS game engine 'Godot Engine' has a very exciting 2019 planned for features

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While the big Godot Engine 3.1 release isn't out yet (soon), they're already working out a list of exciting features for the next few versions.

SuperTuxKart 0.10 beta is out with online multiplayer and it's looking good

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SuperTuxKart, the free and open source racing game has hit the beta stage with the 0.10 release that's now available.

The latest OpenRA test build supports more single-player missions and features AI improvements

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OpenRA, the incredible free and open source recreation of classic Command & Conquer real time strategy games has a new test build out.
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