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Dirk Dashing 2 June 2011 Newsletter

By Rustybolts,
The My Games Company June 2011 newsletter has been sent out with some more news regarding Dirk Dashing 2. [QUOTE] [FONT=Arial][B]Dirk Dashing 2 Production Update[/B][/FONT] [SIZE=3][FONT=Arial]Last month, I painted the background scenery for the last major set...

Oilrush 0.64 update

By Rustybolts,
Ungine have released a new beta version 0.64 of their game Oilrush available from the Ungine store if you pre-orderd. If not you can always pop over there now and grab yourself a copy for $19.95. [U][B]Video from Linux Game Cast:[/B][/U] [youtube]pq4-7K75Leo[/youtube] [U][B]Changes:[/B][/U] [QUOTE] You can download the current development build (version 0...

Clockwork Man on USC

By Rustybolts,
[youtube]2_tAKlQqSd0[/youtube] Total Eclipse the makers of Clockwork Man have now released their game into the Ubuntu Software Centre priced at $14.99. [B]About:-[/B] [QUOTE]Join Miranda Calomy on a journey through a world of wondrous science in the Victorian era...

King Arthurs Gold

By Rustybolts,
[youtube]kroakAVTL2E[/youtube] TIGSource have pointed out this game that I thought too interesting not to include on GOl [U][B]TIGSource Description:-[/B][/U] [QUOTE][url=http://kagdev.tumblr.com/]King Arthur’s Gold[/url] is a team-based, online multiplayer versus platformer that’s already lots of fun, even in beta...

New opensource linux space sim

By Liam Dawe,
A reader sent this interesting piece in! [QUOTE] Procedural space sim with land-able, real-sized planets, with detail down to meters. Sort of like Infinity the quest for earth, but, single player,free, and on Linux. Game-play is similar to Frontier elite in scope and openendness ([I]what's a better right spelt word for that?[/I]) but not a clone...

Big Fat Alien looks for Linux testers!

By Liam Dawe,
Big Fat Alien has [url=http://twitter.com/#!/bigfatalien/status/74624020473069568]tweeted[/url] asking for more testers, so here's your chance to make a difference! [QUOTE]BEEP coming to Ubuntu Software Center! We're looking for beta-testers (on all distros)...

Hex-a-Hop...heard of it?

By Liam Dawe,
A nice little game i came across the other day i thought i would highlight for you guys. [IMG]http://hexahop.sourceforge.net/images/screenshot1.jpg[/IMG] [url=http://hexahop.sourceforge.net/]Hex-a-Hop[/url] is a hexagonal tile-based puzzle game with one simple goal: destroy all green tiles! There are infinite undos and no time limits -- you just have to find a way to destroy all the green tiles and step on a safe tile at the end...

Oilrush updated to 0.63 and 0.631

By Liam Dawe,
Anyone who purchased the game would have already seen this in their emails, for anyone not watching their forum either here is the announcement: [QUOTE] You can download the current development build (version 0.63) from Unigine Online Store: [url=https://store...

Mobile site is up!

By Liam Dawe,
Okay so for anyone who really hates the new site (i honestly still cannot see why, it looks better, works better...etc). I created a quick mobile site [URL]http://m.gamingonlinux.com/[/URL] so visit that :). It's also very handy for people on mobile devices, tablets etc on low data plans...

Hacker Evolution Duality

By Rustybolts,
[IMG]http://www.hackerevolutionduality.com/media/screenshot-mainpage.png[/IMG] One of the developers announced via Ubuntu's forum that they have an upcoming game Hacker Evolution Duality, scheduled for release on June 30th 2011. The game will be priced at $29...

Roll up Roll up! Get your Free Copy of Bullet Candy Perfect!

By Rustybolts,
Roll up Roll up! Get your Free Copy of Bullet Candy Perfect! [youtube]DJE_uIAw6zE[/youtube] [QUOTE]Today marks exactly 5 years since [url=http://store.steampowered.com/app/6600/]Bullet Candy[/url] was released! So to celebrate, i was going to celebrate to give away free copies, but i can’t due to various silly clauses in distribution agreements...

Invasion of the Blobs

By Rustybolts,
[IMG]http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/wp-content/compo2/thumb/05c41c3d818ad49fa3e8928a3bc89bff.jpg[/IMG] Phil Hassey author of the Galcon Fusion games has releases his Ludum Dare Game Jam competition entry, which is free to download on the following platforms Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and IOS...

0 A.D. Alpha 5 Released!

By Liam Dawe,
The awesome folks over at Wildfire have let loose [url=http://www.wildfiregames.com/0ad/]0 A.D. Alpha 5[/url] codenamed Edetania [QUOTE] [B]New features in this release:[/B] [B]Gameplay:[/B] [LIST] [*]New civilization: Iberians [*]Much improved enemy AI named JuBot (thanks Jubalbarca) [*]Random map scripting (thanks historic_bruno) [*]Unit promotions (thanks fcxSanya) [*]Improved formations (thanks Badmadblacksad) [*]New map: Acropolis II, in which the Iberians face off the Hellenes (Screenshot below) [/LIST] [B]Graphics:[/B] [LIST] [*]New shader-based renderer mode, to support new effects and improve performance [*]Improved lighting for warmer and more vivid colors [*]Particles - fire, smoke, construction dust, sparkles near mines, falling leaves [*]Terrain decals - smoother building foundations on bumpy terrain [*]Hidden units are visible as silhouettes [*]Various performance improvements (thanks in part ortalo) [/LIST] [B]GUI:[/B] [LIST] [*]Idle unit button (thanks veprbl) [*]Unit control groups (thanks Badmadblacksad) [*]Unit selection limit raised from 40 to 64 [*]Map setting editing in Atlas (thanks historic_bruno) [/LIST] [B]Art:[/B] [LIST] [*]Eye candy - Rope bridges, River bridges [*]New loading screen images and tips [/LIST] [B]Audio:[/B] [LIST] [*]New sound effects: Unit selection, building destruction [*]New music tracks: The first ones of what will be an entire soundtrack remake [/LIST] [B]Room for improvement:[/B] [LIST] [*]Many unit stats are still unbalanced...

Minecraft 1.6 Next Week!

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you living under a rock and not following notch on twitter. [url=http://www.minecraft.net/]Minecraft[/url] 1.6 should be with us next week! New features (that i can remember right now) Maps! Finally we can find our way a little easier. Nether in multiplayer - visit the hell world! [url=http://imgur...

Puzzle Moppet - a new 3D indie puzzle game

By Liam Dawe,
Announcing [url=http://garnetgames.com/puzzlemoppet/]Puzzle Moppet[/url] a new simple indie 3D puzzle game. Daniel Frith of [url=http://garnetgames.com/]GarnetGames[/url] sent me a copy of his new game Puzzle Moppet to take a look at and feature on GOL. [ATTACH]142[/ATTACH] [B]Press Release[/B] [QUOTE] Puzzle Moppet is a serenely peaceful yet devilishly challenging 3D puzzle game...
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