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Tilekit looks like a great tilemap editor with auto tiling

By Liam Dawe,
Some parts of developing games can end up quite tedious like manually placing down tiles for 2D games, and it seems Tilekit might be able to help with that.

Google's UI toolkit Flutter comes to the Linux desktop with help from Canonical

By Liam Dawe,
This might be quite big news! Flutter, the UI toolkit from Google that's used in tens of thousands of Android applications is coming to the desktop. Google and Canonical have announced their push for Linux too.

Playing SpringRTS games on Linux gets easier with Flatpak

By Liam Dawe,
SpringRTS, the free and open source game engine for playing various real-time strategy games is now even easier to get running on Linux.

FOSS Linux game launcher 'Lutris' has a new bug-fix release out

By Liam Dawe,
It's free, it's open source and it helps you manage your thousand+ game library, a fresh update of the game launcher Lutris has arrived.

Craft slick chiptune music for games or fun as FamiStudio adds Linux builds

By Liam Dawe,
FamiStudio, a pretty fun looking program designed for people making chiptune music and NES homebrewers recently had a big new release and it came with their first Linux build.

Cadmus is a new Linux UI for managing microphone noise suppression

By Liam Dawe,
Are your voice chat friends getting bothered by your fancy new loud mechanical keyboard? Or perhaps you're doing an audio recording and need everything in the background to shutup - enter Cadmus.

PSP emulator PPSSPP has a big new release out

By Liam Dawe,
Remember the PSP? The classic Sony handheld lives on thanks to open source with the PPSSPP emulator.

Game model maker Asset Forge releases the big 2.0 preview for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Asset Forge, a seriously useful program to help anyone make models and sprites for their games has a big 2.0 revamp that's in preview and it's now on Linux.

There's an app for that: use GOverlay to help configure MangoHud on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Want to get started with the excellent Linux gaming overlay MangoHud? There's an app for that. A reminder of the wonderful GOverlay which just had a new release.

Linux gaming overlay MangoHud levels up with a new release

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud has become the go-to Linux gaming overlay for us and from comments we've seen, a lot of other people too. It continues to get better!

AMD Wattman-like open source app CoreCtrl adds NAVI support

By Liam Dawe,
CoreCtrl, a free and open source Linux app that's been compared to AMD's official Wattman has a brand new release out.

Blender 2.83 is out as the first ever LTS, gains initial VR support

By Liam Dawe,
Long-term support has come to Blender with the release of 2.83, meaning teams can stick to it for two years without major breakage worries or changes to their flow.

Steam Achievement Manager 'SamRewritten' has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Need to tweak your Steam Achievements? Perhaps a game doesn't correctly unlock them or you want to start fresh again on a game - SamRewritten can help you do that.

FOSS sprite editor Pixelorama has a big new release

By Liam Dawe,
Pixelorama is an increasingly advanced free and open source sprite editor, and just recently it had a massive new release with plenty of new goodies.

Open Joystick Display, a gamepad input HUD has been discontinued

By Liam Dawe,
Open Joystick Display is a free and open source HUD, one that can display your gamepad input on top of a video feed for video creators and livestreaming - sadly it's being discontinued.
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