Having already gone to the trouble of getting the original Doom 3 binary working on my modern Arch Linux system a few months back, it made me wonder just how much effort it would take to get the closed source Quake 4 port up and running again as well.
Looking for an MMO to play on Linux? Well, Tibia has a Linux version and it's been around for quite a long time.
With the release of the source code to both Doom 3 and the later BFG Edition, there now exists three options for Linux users wanting to play the game. Having gone through Doom 3 again, I decided it was time for me to compare them and give my thoughts on both the game and which of the three versions are best for Linux users in 2017.
The water in ARK: Survival Evolved is broken on certain maps, instead of water you see some horrible plain brown texture. It seems the developers have finally acknowledged it and here's a temp fix.
If you have two monitors, launching games can be a bit hit or miss as to where they end up. Here's a way that you might take some of the pain out of simple gaming on a dual monitor set up.
Sometimes you might need the Windows game files from a game on Steam, possibly for running it in an open source game engine that supports Linux. It can usually be tricky, but a little script called "steamget" from Icculus can help.
A bunch of Feral Interactive Linux ports may be broken on Arch and others, here's a possible workaround
It seems an update of glibc has caused a bunch of Linux ports from Feral Interactive to be broken. Here's a possible workaround for now.
Sadly another game that updated to a version of Unity that had the fullscreen bug on Linux is Verdun, so here's a reminder of the quick fix.
Like other games that have updated their version of Unity, Streets of Rogue will now get no input in fullscreen. Here's a quick fix you can do.
Kdenlive is a pretty fantastic tool for making videos. The more I use it, the more I really appreciate how powerful it is. Here's a quick tip for anyone wanting to edit videos, showing how to adjust volume in different sections of a clip.
There's an interesting issue with certain Linux CPU governors that will actually bring down performance in Vulkan games.
I’ve had a number of requests to get a guide up on how to livestream from Linux to Twitch. It’s damn easy, so here’s how to do it.
This is likely something many of you who edit videos frequently already know, but here's a small tip for those of you (like me) who aren't massively familiar with all the video editing options available. This tip is about working with large files, like longer or high quality gameplay videos.
How to record videos on Linux using OBS Studio with separate audio tracks for gameplay and microphone
Something I had been meaning to check out for a while is how to easily record videos of games, but have my microphone and the game audio in two different tracks. It turns out, it's actually quite easy.
Today I read an article from RPS that claims that Valve has made it harder to find new releases. This tickled me a bit, as it's always been quite easy.
'Action Half-Life 2' version 3, a source-based modification aimed at simulating the experience of being in an action movie has released and it now has Linux support.
If you are using Mesa (FOSS OpenGL/Vulkan drivers on Linux), you can be in situation when it introduces some new features upstream, but it didn't make it into your distro yet and it can take quite a long time for that to happen. A guide to compiling it yourself.
My original guide on how to help fix screen-tearing on Linux with an NVIDIA GPU is a bit dated, so here’s an even easier way.
In January 2017 it will be 4 years since a bug report was opened about Steam not closing to the tray on Linux. On Windows it works perfectly, but on Linux it has been left to gather dust like so many other issues.
Valve have changed the USB/Bluetooth communication the Steam Controller uses, so on Linux you will need to update your udev rules.
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