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Starship Titanic, a classic adventure game from 1998 is now on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Starship Titanic, an adventure game from 1998 about the most beautiful starship ever that's inhabited by a crew of malfunctioning robots is now on Linux.

GOG adds another classic game 'Death Gate' with a Linux version

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have rescued another classic game, this time it's Death Gate and it comes with a Linux version wrapped up with DOSBox.

Disney's The Lion King & The Jungle Book now have Linux support on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Just a quick tip here! For those who enjoy the classics, Disney's The Lion King & The Jungle Book now have Linux versions on Steam.

ScummVM 2.0 released adding support for more classic games

By Liam Dawe,
For those who enjoy the classics, you might want to check out the latest release of ScummVM which adds support for more classic titles.

GOG now have Epic Pinball and the platformer Jazz Jackrabbit with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have revived some more classic games today as they have released Epic Pinball: The Complete Collection and Jazz Jackrabbit Collection which have Linux support.

GOG adds Linux downloads for retro titles Earthworm Jim 1 & 2

By Liam Dawe,
Thanks to the magic of DOSBox, Earthworm Jim 1 & 2 are now available for Linux direct from game store GOG.

Classic platformer 'Keen Dreams' lives again thanks to Nightdive Studios

By Liam Dawe,
Nightdive Studios have managed to rescue classic platformer Keen Dreams from oblivion as well as getting it updated.

GOG now has Battle Chess Special Edition which includes three games for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have revived some more classic titles for Linux thanks to DOSBox! Battle Chess Special Edition which includes three games now supports Linux on GOG.

GOG release a bunch of SNK NEO GEO classics, all with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
In the mood for some classic gaming? GOG have release eight SNK NEO GEO classics, all but one support Linux.

DUNGEONS OF CHAOS, a retro turn-based 2D pixelart RPG is now on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
DUNGEONS OF CHAOS, a retro turn-based 2D pixelart RPG from Volker Elzner is now on Linux. I do warn you though, this is a very retro RPG.

A look at Citadale: The Legends Trilogy, an adventure not worth embarking upon

By BTRE,
Monsters, evil overlords and old-school inspired levels and music await you in Citadale. I gave this tiresome adventure a go so you didn’t have to.

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

By Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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 Liam Dawe,
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,
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.
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