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Wine 5.12 is out - better RawInput and WebSocket API support

By Liam Dawe,
The Wine compatibility layer continues progressing, with the latest development release Wine 5.12 out now.

Thief inspired FOSS stealth game The Dark Mod has a massive new release

By Liam Dawe,
The Dark Mod, a free and open-source first-person stealth game inspired by the Thief series has a huge new release up.

Craft slick chiptune music for games or fun as FamiStudio adds Linux builds

By Liam Dawe,
FamiStudio, a pretty fun looking program designed for people making chiptune music and NES homebrewers recently had a big new release and it came with their first Linux build.

Open source OpenXR runtime 'Monado' expands with multi-application support

By Liam Dawe,
Monado is the in-development OpenXR runtime for VR / AR on Linux and Collabora continue to make excellent progress on bringing it up to eventually support more platforms and features.

Godot 4.0 will get SDF based real-time global illumination

By Liam Dawe,
While we already briefly mentioned SDF based real-time global illumination was coming in our post on the recent Godot Engine 3.2.2 release, Godot's Juan Linietsky has now explained the upcoming feature in more detail.

OpenRA working to support C&C Remastered assets, Tiberian Sun work continues

By Liam Dawe,
The team behind OpenRA have confirmed their continued commitment to working on the game engine to support Tiberian Dawn, Red Alert and Dune 2000 on modern platforms.

Cadmus is a new Linux UI for managing microphone noise suppression

By Liam Dawe,
Are your voice chat friends getting bothered by your fancy new loud mechanical keyboard? Or perhaps you're doing an audio recording and need everything in the background to shutup - enter Cadmus.

PSP emulator PPSSPP has a big new release out

By Liam Dawe,
Remember the PSP? The classic Sony handheld lives on thanks to open source with the PPSSPP emulator.

Godot Engine 3.2.2 is out with 2D batching for the GLES2 renderer

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine 3.2.2 is an update to the current latest stable branch of the open source game engine, which does pull in some big new features.

Classic and open source RTS 'Warzone 2100' has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Now this is a true classic I thoroughly enjoy seeing have a new life with open source! Warzone 2100, originally a commercial titles continues to evolve with a new release out now.

Vulkan support for older Raspberry Pi models is now a thing

By Liam Dawe,
While work is underway officially to bring Vulkan API support to the Raspberry Pi 4, what about the older models? An NVIDIA engineer decided to get it done.

There's an app for that: use GOverlay to help configure MangoHud on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Want to get started with the excellent Linux gaming overlay MangoHud? There's an app for that. A reminder of the wonderful GOverlay which just had a new release.

Theme Hospital continues living on with a new CorsixTH release

By Liam Dawe,
CorsixTH is the wonderful free and open source game engine for Theme Hospital, featuring plenty of improvements and modern system support.

Quadrilateral Cowboy, Thirty Flights of Loving & Gravity Bone all now on GitHub

By Liam Dawe,
BLENDO Games have today put three more of their previous titles up on GitHub as open source. These are Quadrilateral Cowboy, Thirty Flights of Loving and Gravity Bone.

Open source shape-factory building sim shapez.io is now on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
After discovering shapez.io on the game store itch.io recently, and finding out it was open source, I fell a little in love with the idea and now it's on Steam.