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Neckbeards: Basement Arena is now available for Linux, what a time to be alive

By liamdawe, 11 September 2017 at 12:04 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Neckbeards: Basement Arena, a 2D indie game inspired by retro titles like Robotron 2084 from Soiree Games released a Linux version yesterday.

A Hole New World, a retro platformer with two worlds that's actually pretty good

By liamdawe, 26 August 2017 at 7:25 pm UTC (13 Comments)
The release of the retro pixel platformer A Hole New World went a bit unnoticed, so I took a look to see if it's worth diving in.

Discover what lurks beneath the earth in the FPS 'DUSK', which could get Linux support

By liamdawe, 7 August 2017 at 5:42 pm UTC (4 Comments)
Fans of old FPS games like Doom and Quake might be very interested in DUSK. An FPS about discovering just what lurks beneath the earth.

GOG adds the 1996 gory classic Alien Rampage with Linux support via DOSBox

By liamdawe, 7 August 2017 at 10:29 am UTC (0 Comments)
Here's a pretty fun classic! GOG have released Alien Rampage from 1996 and it comes with a Linux version thanks to DOSBox.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap released for Linux, tools included to mod the game too

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 1:53 pm UTC (18 Comments)
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap a remake of Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap is now officially out for Linux.

GOG have released DOSBox wrapped copies of The Humans series with Linux versions

By liamdawe, 13 July 2017 at 2:02 pm UTC (10 Comments)
GOG have revived another set of classic games today as the platformer series The Humans joins their shelves. The Humans Bundle contains Humans 1-3!

A look at ‘Solaroids: Prologue’, an evolution of the classic Asteroids

By liamdawe, 12 June 2017 at 11:37 am UTC (5 Comments)
Solaroids: Prologue has the same basic gameplay as the classic Asteroids with a focus on surviving as long as you can, while you face new threats as the game gets longer.

GOG adds a bunch of NEO GEO classics, some have Linux support

By liamdawe, 30 May 2017 at 7:57 pm UTC (43 Comments)
GOG have just added 15 NEO GEO classic titles and some of them have Linux support, here's a run-down for you.

Some thoughts on The Original Strife: Veteran Edition

By Hamish, 8 March 2017 at 7:39 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Strife: Quest for the Sigil was both a critical and commercial disappointment for Rogue Entertainment in 1996, and the source code to the game was mislaid by its developers. Years later work begin on reverse engineering Strife using the released Doom code. Night Dive Studios would later use this community project to craft The Original Strife: Veteran Edition.

GOG is having another weekly retro sale with eleven Linux supported titles

By SangreDeReptil, 1 March 2017 at 10:46 am UTC (17 Comments)
Three weeks after the previous retro Weekly Sale, GOG is celebrating another one with Linux supported games from the late 80's and 90's (mostly). Some of them are titles which are totally unmissable.

Hyper Sentinel, a throwback to old-school arcade action is seeking funding on Kickstarter

By liamdawe, 15 February 2017 at 12:25 pm UTC (5 Comments)
The developers of 'Hyper Sentinel' have confirmed on Twitter that their retro throwback will support Linux and at my request they now list it on their Kickstarter too.

Alwa's Awakening is a pretty decent NES-inspired adventure game with a very retro feel

By liamdawe, 13 February 2017 at 2:51 pm UTC (8 Comments)
In Alwa's Awakening you are a stranger who has been summoned to help rid Alwa of evil! A very retro throwback at the NES era and it pulls it off pretty well.

Gunmetal Arcadia released with same-day Linux support

By BTRE, 12 February 2017 at 6:26 pm UTC (6 Comments)
This action-adventure platformer Gunmetal Arcadia, with smooth retro-styled art, was released earlier in the week.

GOG is having a weekly retro sale with six titles from the late 80's and 90's with Linux support

By SangreDeReptil, 8 February 2017 at 9:17 am UTC (13 Comments)
In its current Weekly Sale, GOG is featuring a couple of games with Linux support from the late 80's and 90's. You have until Monday to buy them.

Lost Eden, the 1995 adventure game released on GOG with Linux support thanks to DOSBox

By liamdawe, 17 January 2017 at 7:14 pm UTC (9 Comments)
Lost Eden, a classic from 1995 has been released on GOG and it has Linux support right away thanks to DOSBox.
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