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WWII FPS 'Day of Infamy' updated with new map, UI updates and a free weekend

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The WWII FPS 'Day of Infamy' [Steam], one of the titles I listed in my Linux FPS games list, has a fresh update and you can play for free for the weekend.

First up, the free weekend starts later today. If you're on the fence about buying it, this will be a fantastic chance for you to try it out.

As pictured above, there's also a new free map named Brittany. It was originally started as a community map, but the developers themselves picked it up to finish it up for release after it came 3rd in their level design contest.

They've also put out a new training map, so new players can get familiar with the game. In addition, they also polished some UI animations and sounds, updated various graphical models and fixed a bunch of bugs.

It's a pretty damn fun game, but it does suffer one small problem. When you load it on Linux, it doesn't show you as in-game through Steam, which means the party system doesn't work. It's the same issue with Insurgency. The developers told me to put in a support ticket, but a week later I've had no reply. Minor, but annoying.

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pete910 12 October 2017 at 6:20 pm UTC
Kuduzkehpanno soviets ? so its not a ww2 game.

To be fair I could list loads that ain't in it, don't make it not a ww2 shooter
Sil_el_mot 12 October 2017 at 7:00 pm UTC
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the workaround is great! didnt know it!
maybe it should be sticked to the topic? dont know if many ppl know about.
i fixed now both of my games (ins & doi ) and 7 pcs in my workplace and i think its great that i finally can easily stick together with friends!


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Numeric 12 October 2017 at 7:05 pm UTC
Do any other AMD Gpu users experience a steam crash when trying to launch DOI or Insurgency. This game ran fine with Mesa <17.1.3 and an AMD RX580, but as soon as I updated to 17.1.4 or 17.2 the game's startup crashes steam. Day of Infamy fails to load because it require the steam client running. This happens for me on both Arch and Solus. Any ideas?

Steam bug discussion: http://steamcommunity.com/app/447820/discussions/0/1488861734109490447/


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Hme 12 October 2017 at 10:59 pm UTC
NumericDo any other AMD Gpu users experience a steam crash when trying to launch DOI or Insurgency
I found that the game runs fine with "steam-runtime", but crashes with "steam-native".
Also, the game appears to crash on launch, but a bit of patience (and clicking wait on the popup), and the game runs fine.

Super fun and realistic shooter without all the bells and whistles of AAA titles nowadays
14 13 October 2017 at 2:31 am UTC
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Awww yeah! I'm trying this out.
Numeric 13 October 2017 at 2:08 pm UTC
HmeI found that the game runs fine with "steam-runtime", but crashes with "steam-native".
Hmm, after a couple weeks of crashes, the runtime works for me now. Go figure. Not complaining though!
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