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Sofa gaming Linux distro GamerOS version 23 is out continuing to fill the gap of SteamOS

By Liam Dawe,
Filling in the gap left by Valve leaving SteamOS alone, the sofa / couch gaming distribution GamerOS has a brand new release available with the usual great improvements.

plus-x is a simple tool to help developers on Windows set Linux permissions for games

By Liam Dawe,
Here's a small and very useful sounding application from game developer Cheeseness. It's called plus-x and the aim is to allow developers on Windows to set the correct permissions on Linux executables.

Godot Engine team grows with another developer now working on rendering

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine is definitely going places and the more we hear about this free and open source game engine the more we love it. The team now has another member hired to work on rendering.

Open source mixed reality library StereoKit adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
The XR (VR/AR) space continues to evolve and one of the promising projects there is called StereoKit, an open source mixed reality library and a new release is out now adding in Linux support.

Direct3D 9-10-11 to Vulkan translation layer DXVK 1.8.1 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
After the 1.8 release of DXVK on February 19, a small 1.8.1 release just went out for this Direct3D 9-10-11 to Vulkan translation layer.

Free and open source RTS Warzone 2100 gains Vulkan support in the 4.0 Beta

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for even more open source goodness? The classic real-time strategy game Warzone 2100 is gearing up for a new release with some absolutely huge changes.

Play Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory with the new release of ET: Legacy

By Liam Dawe,
Miss the classic shooter from Splash Damage and id Software? Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory has a modern open source version you can play with ET: Legacy and there's a new release available.

Transport Tycoon Deluxe reimplementation OpenTTD has a fresh Beta with OpenGL

By Liam Dawe,
OpenTTD, the free and open source game that's a reimplementation and much enhanced version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe has a big new Beta up with some huge changes.

Windows compatibility layer Wine 6.3 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Step right up and grab a bottle: a fresh biweekly development release is out for the Windows compatibility layer Wine with Wine 6.3 bringing together more of the latest and greatest into a suitable release for you to try.

OpenLoco is a free and open source re-implementation of Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

By Liam Dawe,
Just like there's the awesome OpenTTD for fans of Transport Tycoon Deluxe, there's also OpenLoco for players who want to play through the classic Locomotion.

VRWorkout is a free and open source VR fitness rhythm game

By Liam Dawe,
Need something new to try with your fancy Virtual Reality equipment? Well, VRWorkout looks interesting plus it's free and open source so you've got nothing to lose but time.

Free and open source voxel game engine Minetest 5.4 is out, makes mods easier for users

By Liam Dawe,
Minetest, the Minecraft-like voxel game engine (and a basic game that comes with it) has a big new release out with Minetest 5.4.0 and it's worth trying again.

RetroArch announce the Open Hardware project, plus a new fantasy console core

By Liam Dawe,
The team behind the RetroArch application have announced the Open Hardware project, their attempt to make things easy for you and they also recently added a new fantasy console core to play with.

Open source RTS 0 A.D. Alpha 24 is out now with plenty of new features

By Liam Dawe,
After a few years of waiting, Wildfire Games have released a big upgrade for the free and open source real-time strategy game 0 A.D. with Alpha 24 now available.

Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation lib VKD3D-Proton 2.2 is out, prepares DirectX Raytracing

By Liam Dawe,
We just recently had the DXVK 1.8 release for Direct3D 9/10/11 to Vulkan and now we also have the VKD3D-Proton 2.2 release landing as well.

D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11 to Vulkan translation layer DXVK 1.8 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Usually used for Wine and Steam Play Proton, the translation DXVK layer that moves Direct3D 9, Direct3D 10 and Direct3D 11 to Vulkan has a new release available with DXVK 1.8.

Have a NZXT Kraken? You can use GKraken to configure it on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
If you own one of the NZXT Kraken coolers you might want to check out the GKraken project to configure it under Linux.

Plasma 5.21 rolls out as one of the best looking Linux desktops available

By Liam Dawe,
Love your PC to look flashy? The KDE team put in a lot of effort to be both beautiful and functional with the latest Plasma 5.21 release which is out now.

Volo Airsport went open source with main development discontinued

By Liam Dawe,
Here's a bit of open source news we missed from the end of last year. Volo Airsport, which entered Early Access back in 2014 has been discontinued by the developer and it went open source.

Monado now officially OpenXR conformant, gets a SteamVR driver

By Liam Dawe,
Monado, the free and open source OpenXR runtime for Linux has reached a massive milestone as it's now officially conformant.
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