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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 (101 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.

KeeperRL is a surprisingly engrossing mix of dungeon building, exploration and roguelike with a recent update

By liamdawe, 4 April 2018 at 1:52 pm UTC (7 Comments)
I've recently taken quite a liking to KeeperRL, a surprisingly good mix pulling in features from dungeon building, exploration and roguelikes to make quite an engrossing game. The developer also recently put out Alpha 24.

Open source RPG game engine Flare had the big 1.0 release recently along with a campaign to play

By liamdawe, 30 March 2018 at 12:35 pm UTC (16 Comments)
For those who like your old school action RPG games and you're interested in game engines, Flare hit the big full release recently along with the new Empyrean Campaign.

Valve to open source 'GameNetworkingSockets' to help developers with networking, Steam not required

By liamdawe, 27 March 2018 at 12:19 pm UTC (31 Comments)
In a rather helpful move for developers, Valve is about to open source 'GameNetworkingSockets' and it won't require Steam.

Enhanced Doom engine 'GZDoom' has a fresh release, now collecting hardware information

By liamdawe, 26 March 2018 at 9:26 am UTC (12 Comments)
GZDoom, the enhanced Doom engine has a new release out to add in new features, bug fixes and collect some hardware information.

AMD has announced 'Radeon-Rays' an open source ray tracing SDK using Vulkan

By liamdawe, 23 March 2018 at 1:06 pm UTC (30 Comments)
Ray tracing seems to be all the rage at GDC this year, so AMD has announced Radeon-Rays, an open source ray tracing SDK.

Open-source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 'OpenRCT2' has a fresh update

By liamdawe, 21 March 2018 at 11:18 am UTC (7 Comments)
Miss the days of playing RollerCoaster Tycoon 2? Miss them no more, as OpenRCT2 is alive and well with a fresh update.

Cendric, a strange blending of an RPG and a platformer is now on Steam, it's also open source

By liamdawe, 15 March 2018 at 12:58 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Cendric, is a game that blends together a top-down 2D RPG view with a side-scrolling platformer as well, it's quite odd and it's now on Steam.

Yorg, a free and open source racing game with some hilarious handling

By liamdawe, 15 March 2018 at 12:01 pm UTC (14 Comments)
Ever heard of Yorg? It's an open source racing game currently in development that's a little like Micro Machines and it's a little bit hilarious.

Citra, the work in progress Nintendo 3DS emulator now has a much improved OpenGL renderer

By liamdawe, 14 March 2018 at 1:45 pm UTC (16 Comments)
For those who love emulation, you might want to know about Citra, a work in progress Nintendo 3DS emulator that we've never written about here before. It seems they've been hard at work too!

One Hour One Life, a very unique survival game where you can be another player's baby

By liamdawe, 28 February 2018 at 3:27 pm UTC (8 Comments)
I've not been this intrigued by a game for quite some time, One Hour One Life sounds like one of the most unique survival games I've ever seen.
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