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The website is growing up! On the 5th of July GamingOnLinux will turn 8 years old and we have a little plan. Plus a few quick thoughts on 2017 so far.

Note: All times are in UTC.

On Wednesday July 5th, we will livestream from 9AM to 1PM and again from 8PM to when we literally cannot go on. You can find our Twitch channel here.

We will do a good mix of games and anyone is free to join in at any time. You only need to add me on Steam. You can also add iAlwaysSin and Samsai who will likely be around as well.

Day Stream - 9AM - 1PM
Rocket League
Micro Machines World Series
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
Dying Light

Evening Stream 8PM - whenever
Grid Autosport
Ballistic Overkill
+Possibly more!

It’s been an incredible 8 years and I’m shocked at how far we have come as a gaming platform. From being excited near our beginning about tiny indie games like Osmos, to end up livestreaming AAA games on release day years later, what an absolutely crazy journey it has been for us all.

If you like what we do, consider throwing your wallets at the Patreon. Even a single dollar helps, as it all adds up in the end. I’m very appreciative of everyone past and present who has supported GamingOnLinux and my goal of furthering Linux gaming.

I said in my end of year review for 2016 that it was “going to be another truly massive year for us”. Even in June, I think we can safely say it’s been pretty amazing so far!

Feral Interactive have certainly been busy: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III with OpenGL & Vulkan released, Total War: Shogun 2 & Fall of the Samurai released, Mad Max met Vulkan, HITMAN released and DiRT Rally also released. They are also currently teasing another Linux port.

Honourable mentions to some other awesome games that support Linux: Serious Sam Fusion with Vulkan, Owlboy, Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition, Day of Infamy, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Civilization VI and the list just doesn’t stop. Obviously I could name many more, but it would be a rather long article.

Mesa drivers have continued to improve at an crazy pace, with performance constantly being worked on. I'm always impressed at how they've changed in the space of a year. Seeing people actually recommend an AMD GPU now is a nice change. Considering how long I've been around, I remember the days of seeing people constantly warned about bad AMD GPU drivers, nice to see the turnaround for sure.

Imagine what another few months could give us, there’s rather a lot of 2017 still left. There’s going to be a few good surprises I imagine!

Here’s to another 8 fantastic years, cheers! Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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kneekoo 3 July 2017 at 7:51 am UTC
Happy Birthday, GOL! Thanks for everything and many playful years ahead!
razing32 3 July 2017 at 8:39 am UTC
liamdawe
razing325th of July is a holiday so i can drink myself stupid.

Can we do a drunken stream ?

I will order booze for the whole cast (aka Liam , Sin and Samsai)

Lemme know some online store and let's get trashed D
Might cost you a bit since Samsai lives in a different country to us ;)

I think Tuubi mentioned some stores in Samsai's country do delivery.
Just need some websites.

Let's make a stream for the ages.

Relevant video :
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Levi 3 July 2017 at 10:59 am UTC
Almost another year already. jeeekkksss. Happy Days!
Goodluck with all the streams
Arehandoro 3 July 2017 at 12:23 pm UTC
Absolutely amazing! Happy BDay GOL!
Guest 3 July 2017 at 12:27 pm UTC
Nice work great site.
iAlwaysSin 3 July 2017 at 1:09 pm UTC
razing32
liamdawe
razing325th of July is a holiday so i can drink myself stupid.

Can we do a drunken stream ?

I will order booze for the whole cast (aka Liam , Sin and Samsai)

Lemme know some online store and let's get trashed D
Might cost you a bit since Samsai lives in a different country to us ;)

I think Tuubi mentioned some stores in Samsai's country do delivery.
Just need some websites.

Let's make a stream for the ages.

Relevant video :
View video on youtube.com

DID I HEAR PARTY AND DRINKING!
LETS GO BOIIS
bubexel 3 July 2017 at 4:53 pm UTC
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Oh yeah! lets go for next 8 years!
TheBard 3 July 2017 at 5:09 pm UTC
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Happy birthday! Seeing what have been achieved in the last 8 years, i start dreaming about the 8 next. Maybe at that point there will be more games supporting Linux than games that don't
Sparhawk 5 July 2017 at 8:52 am UTC
Congrats! To many more!
Aryvandaar 5 July 2017 at 12:05 pm UTC
Cheers! Are we going to sacrifice Windoozers to the Linux gods? xD
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