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Interview with Keith Poole from Desura Part 1

liamdawe,
Okay so here is the first part of the interview I have done with Keith Poole one of the Linux engineers over at DesuraNET about porting over Desura to Linux. [B]Q) Can you introduce yourself a little and how you got into working with Desura?[/B] A) Hey I’m Keith, I was born and live in Perth, Australia but want to travel more in the next few years...

Corsix Beta 7

Rustybolts,
Corsix Beta 7 has just been released! [youtube]4OvNZjoe_JE[/youtube] [U][B]About:[/B][/U] This project aims to reimplement the game engine of Theme Hospital, and be able to load the original game data files. This means that you will need a purchased copy of Theme Hospital, or a copy of [url=http://th...

Oil Rush 0.70

liamdawe,
[QUOTE] You can download the current development build (version 0.70) from Unigine Online Store: [url=https://store.unigine.com/accounts/files/]https://store.unigin...accounts/files/[/url] [B]Changes from 0.66 to 0.70:[/B] * Game launcher saves the last chosen settings and locks options that are unavailable on the current platform * The debug visualizer is now turned off by default * Fixed pathfinding problems * Improved GUI handling * Fixed Tutorial 2 logic * Fixed text in mission descriptions * Fixed some problems of game save/load * Added a custom port option for network game (-server_port XXXXX command line option, the default port number is 60070) * Updated user manual (info on controls) * Added accompanying sounds for some types of platforms and Piranha units PS: It's better to use a 32 bit version of Windows build for now, it's more stable...

Steel Storm Summer Special

Rustybolts,
Kot in Action have started there summer sale, from now until July 5th you can buy Steel Storm Ep2 at the reduced price of $2.99.

Out of the Park Baseball 12

Rustybolts,
Out of the Park Developements have announced that OOTPB 12 is now available. OOTB is available on Windows, Mac, Linux and is priced at $39.99. [IMG]http://www.ootpdevelopments.com/out-of-the-park-baseball/img/screens/ootp12/s0.jpg[/IMG] [U][B]About:[/B][/U] [QUOTE] Out of the Park Baseball ("OOTP") is the most sophisticated and best-selling baseball simulation game on the planet...

Revenge of the Titans + other puppygames hits coming to USC

liamdawe,
[url=http://puppygames.net/]Puppy Games[/url] will be heading to an Ubuntu software centre near you soon my sources tell me! So you can expect hits like [url=http://www.puppygames.net/revenge-of-the-titans/]Revenge of the Titans[/url] to appear soon! Looks like Desura will have fierce competition as soon as it comes out...

A3P

liamdawe,
Announcing [url=http://a3p.sourceforge.net/]A3P[/url] a neat game i found today that can be played via the browser! [QUOTE] A3P is an indie online shooter that runs [B]right in your web browser[/B]. It combines the best aspects of the Third Person Shooter and Real-Time Strategy genres...

Helena the Third - Now on kickstarter!

liamdawe,
My favourite little indie game of the moment [url=http://www.helenathe3rd.com/]Helena the Third[/url] now has a [url=http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1902082235/helena-the-3rd?ref=live]KickStarter[/url] page, go check it out! They have 28 days to reach $5,000, pledging gives you special bonuses: [youtube]0qXYRkd4kjo[/youtube] [QUOTE] [SIZE=4][B][url=http://www...

Beep - First Look (Linux Game Cast)

Rustybolts,
[youtube]M9KTRZ4Yx0Q[/youtube] The above video from Linux Game Cast takes a look at the upcoming linux / mac port of BEEP from Big Fat Alien. BEEP is currently available for windows priced at $9.99. [U][B]About:[/B][/U] [QUOTE] BEEP is an action/puzzle platform game available now on Windows/PC...

Irukandji On Ubuntu Software Centre

Rustybolts,
Charlies Games psychedelic shmup Irukandji is now available to purchase on the Ubuntu Software Centre priced at a reasonable $3.00. [youtube]tph_Y1ppXrM[/youtube] [U][B]About:[/B][/U] [QUOTE] Irukandji is a fun score attack shooter, set in an abstract underwater trench...

Interview with Troy of MyGameCompany, part 2 in the replies

liamdawe,
The latest installement of Gaming On Linux interview time has been well spent with Troy the founder of [url=http://www.mygamecompany.com]MyGameCompany.com.[/url]

Steam isn't coming yet....

liamdawe,
Okay so i use Windows and Linux and to most people who follow my twitter that should be old news, i use Steam on Windows and i think it's great. One day i would love to have it on Linux but it just isn't going to happen for a long time and it's time a certain person named Mike aka Phoronix just shutup about it...

Zod Engine Update

liamdawe,
The awesome Michael Bok sent me an update on what he has been working on for [url=http://zod.sourceforge.net/]The Zod Engine[/url]. [QUOTE] Change Log for the Zod Engine Linux Distribution 2011-06-05 Since 2011-03-18 * Many optimizations to allow for larger map support * Up to 8 team colors instead of 4 * Building listing GUI installed * Map editor minimap installed * Map editor can save bmp of map * Map editor has undo / redo * Map editor has a ruler * Map editor can select multiple tiles * Other map editor usability improvements...

Smuggle Truck

Rustybolts,
[youtube]_wBzcnoRPag[/youtube] Wow plenty of news lately! My latest titbit is about a game called Smuggle Truck by Owlchemy Labs which is curently available on Pc/Mac and also on IOS in the app store. The Pc and Mac version is priced at [B]£3.15[/B], but they are also working on a Linux version of the game at the moment :)...

Fowl Space Pre-order

Rustybolts,
Just found this platform game by the name of Fowl Space by Pixelante Game Studios which sports some attractive silhouette style visuals. Fowl Space is available on Windows, Mac and Linux and is available for pre-order priced at $10. [media=vimeo]22189787[/media] [U][B]About[/B][/U] [QUOTE][U][B]:[/B][/U] [IMG]http://fowlspace...
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