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Croteam releases Serious Engine version 1.10 as free software

By Samsai,
Here's something interesting for the fans of libre software. Croteam, the developers behind the Serious Sam games and The Talos Principle, have opened up the source code for Serious Engine v. 1.10 under the GPLv2 license.

Open Source game engine Godot has a new major release, lots of new stuff

By Liam Dawe,
I do hope Godot becomes popular, as it looks like it has some really great features and it's fully open source!

Vulkan 1.0 specification and SDK have been released

By Samsai,
The specification for the long awaited Vulkan graphics API has now been released by Khronos. An SDK by LunarG has also been released which contains validation and debugging tools for Vulkan applications.

Amazon launches Lumberyard, a free game engine that will support Linux and have source access

By Liam Dawe,
Amazon dropped a bit of a big one recently, they announced Lumberyard which will be a mix of code from CryEngine, Double Helix and you can get source code access with it too.

The open source project 'xoreos' released version 0.0.4 'Chodo'

By DrMcCoy,
xoreos is a FLOSS project aiming to reimplement BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives), covering their games starting with Neverwinter Nights and potentially up to Dragon Age II. This post gives a short update on the current progress.

Superpowers, a HTML5 development environment for 2D & 3D games now open source

By Liam Dawe,
This is pretty awesome news, a very promising HTML5 development environment for 2D & 3D games has become open source!

Disassembling NWScript bytecode with the open source project 'xoreos'

By DrMcCoy,
xoreos is a FLOSS project aiming to reimplement BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives), covering their games starting with Neverwinter Nights and potentially up to Dragon Age II. This post gives a short update on the current progress.

GOL Cast: Wandering Around Morrowind in OpenMW

By Samsai,
You might have heard about OpenMW, the open source reimplementation of the Morrowind engine which, naturally, allows you to play Morrowind on Linux. Let's test it!

openage, an open source clone of the Age of Empires II engine

By Liam Dawe,
These are the types of projects I can really get behind. Much like CosixTH for Theme Hospital, openage is aiming to be a full open source engine for Age of Empires II.

Unity 5.3 released, hello modern OpenGL system for Linux gaming

By Liam Dawe,
Unity 5.3 has been on my radar for one single reason, they finally have a modern OpenGL system! I really hope developers upgrade to it.

OpenMW 0.37 released, now with the new OSG renderer

By Samsai,
It seems to be the season for new versions of excellent open source gaming projects. OpenMW, the open source recreation of the Morrowind engine, has a new version which brings important rendering updates.

A 2015 Thanksgiving Retrospection About The Open Source Project 'xoreos'

By DrMcCoy,
xoreos (a F/OSS reimplementation of Bioware's Aurora engine) developer DrMcCoy reflects on the project's progress over the past year, and offers thanks to supporting contributors and the community.

The Open Source Project 'Xoreos' Released 0.0.2 'Aribeth'

By DrMcCoy,
The F/OSS reimplementation of BioWare's Aurora engine, xoreos has recently had its 0.0.2 release. Highlights include the ability to load areas from all target games, WASD camera controls, early menu support, early dialogue support for Neverwinter Nights, and a xoreos-tools side package.

An Update On The Open Source Project 'Xoreos' Concerning Dragon Age

By DrMcCoy,
xoreos is a FLOSS project aiming to reimplement BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives), covering their games starting with Neverwinter Nights and potentially up to Dragon Age II. This post gives a short update on the current progress.

Torque 3D Game Engine 3.7 Released, Features Linux Support

By Liam Dawe,
You can add Torque 3D into the list of game engines that support Linux, it's not 100% finished, but it's good to see them do it.