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Classic open source RTS Warzone 2100 has a Beta out for the upcoming 4.1 release

By Liam Dawe,
After the huge 4.0 release back in April that added in the Vulkan renderer, a new update for Warzone 2100 is in need of testing as they clean up a backlog of bug fixes.

Free and open source evolution game Thrive 0.5.4 is out now with cell colonies

By Liam Dawe,
Bringing you the latest in open source evolution simulation, Thrive 0.5.4 is out now with a big new gameplay feature with the possibility of forming cell colonies.

Absolute Drift from the art of rally devs arrives on GOG and free for 48 hours

By Liam Dawe,
Yet another chance to bag yourself a free game. During the GOG Summer Sale, Absolute Drift from the art of rally developer has been released on GOG and free for 48 hours.

Master of Orion inspired strategy Remnants of the Precursors had a new release

By Liam Dawe,
The original Master of Orion was certainly something special, and I personally put endless hours into the sequel. Remnants of the Precursors aims to play into your nostalgia and try to modernize the original mechanics.

Free and open source Settlers II inspired strategy game Widelands 1.0 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
The day is finally here after nearly 20 years, Widelands is a strategy game heavily inspired by the classic Settlers II and the big 1.0 release is out now.

Hellpoint is being given away by GOG for 48 hours during their Summer Sale

By Liam Dawe,
Free Game Monday! You can now claim a fully free copy to keep of Hellpoint, the souls-like action RPG during the GOG.com Summer Sale but the giveaway doesn't last long.

Veloren, the free and open source multiplayer voxel RPG has a major release out

By Liam Dawe,
Want to try another quality free and open source game? Veloren is a multiplayer voxel RPG inspired by games such as Cube World, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Dwarf Fortress and Minecraft.

Humble are giving away Surviving Mars for the next 72 hours

By Liam Dawe,
Need another game? How about a free copy of the colony building game Surviving Mars? You can get it free for 72 hours from Humble Bundle as of today.

Loria, a classic inspired RTS is now permanently free

By Liam Dawe,
It's Free Game Friday! You can now grab a copy of Loria completely free to keep, as the team has now moved onto their next game with them helping develop the upcoming RTS Liquidation.

Awesome pixel-art RTS The Fertile Crescent gets animals, waypoints and better performance

By Liam Dawe,
I will never miss an opportunity to mention The Fertile Crescent, a quality indie RTS with some wonderful pixel-art work that feels like a retro Age of Empires.

Piepacker goes Open Beta, play retro games online with friends in a browser tab

By Liam Dawe,
Piepacker is something we previewed recently, a game streaming / cloud gaming service designed around retro games that enables you to seamlessly play online with others. It's now in Open Beta.

Widelands, the Settlers II inspired strategy game has a 1.0 Release Candidate out

By Liam Dawe,
Remember Settlers II? Well, Widelands has been going for a long time as a free and open source game inspired by it and they're progressing towards the big 1.0 release.

The open source original Soldat is looking for a new maintainer

By Liam Dawe,
The absolute classic that is Soldat, which went fully open source back in 2020 is now in need of someone to take over as the original creator has announced.

HyperRogue turns the non-Euclidean roguelike into a VR experience and it's wild

By Liam Dawe,
As if it wasn't confusing enough travelling through the non-Euclidean of HyperRogue, it's now also available to play through in different VR modes.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gets some big changes for non-Prime accounts

By Liam Dawe,
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is going through some changes, as Valve attempt to deal with the bad actors now it's free to play with big changes to non-Prime accounts.

War Thunder "Red Skies" brings many new machines and new locations

By Liam Dawe,
Do you hear that? It's the War Thunder! It's back with another huge upgrade named "Red Skies" which comes with plenty of new toys to play with across different nations.

Free and open source RTS 0 A.D. Alpha 25 to release in June with feature-freeze imminent

By Liam Dawe,
Wildfire Games have given an update on the status of 0 A.D. Alpha 25, which they've now confirmed the feature freeze will begin on June 6 to focus on getting it release ready.

1998 classic strategy game Signus: The Artefact Wars sees a full open source release

By Liam Dawe,
Signus: The Artefact Wars, originally a commercial release in 1998 was later open sourced in 2002 and it just got an updated re-release with all the data too.

rpg-cli turns your filesystem into a 'JRPG-inspired' terminal game

By Liam Dawe,
If you've used the Linux command-line before you've likely done plenty of CD commands to change directory - but what if that was an RPG? Not that you asked but rpg-cli answered.

Get Company of Heroes 2 and Ardennes Assault free to keep on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Here's your quick Thursday tip: right now on Steam you can claim both Company of Heroes 2 and Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault free and keep it forever.
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