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Chris Sawyer's Locomotion improves further in the open source re-implementation OpenLoco

By Liam Dawe,
OpenLoco continues advancing and bringing Chris Sawyer's Locomotion another step further to being as great as OpenTTD for Transport Tycoon Deluxe with a new OpenLoco 21.04 release out now.

System76 announce COSMIC, their own GNOME-based desktop environment for Pop!_OS

By Liam Dawe,
Pop!_OS from Linux hardware vendor System76 is set to get a massive upgrade when Pop!_OS 21.04 releases, as they've announced COSMIC - their very own desktop environment.

OpenHV, a free and open source RTS based on the unreleased Hard Vacuum has a stable build

By Liam Dawe,
If you're looking out for a new real-time strategy (RTS) to play you're in luck. Recently, OpenHV has a first stable release powered by the OpenRA game engine.

Build engine port backed by GZDoom tech 'Raze' has a 1.0 release with Vulkan support

By Liam Dawe,
Raze is a fresh attempt to bring together many different games under one roof including Duke Nukem 3D, Blood, Redneck Rampage, Shadow Warrior and Exhumed/Powerslave.

Grape times ahead with the release of Wine 6.6 noting plenty of fixes

By Liam Dawe,
No wine-ing about the puns please. Jokes aside, the tasty compatibility tech that is Wine has a new development release available today with Wine 6.6.

Xwayland work for hardware accelerated NVIDIA support has been merged in

By Liam Dawe,
Another exciting moment for fans of Wayland and the future of Linux, especially if you're an NVIDIA user, as the work to provide hardware accelerated rendering for NVIDIA GPUs was merged in for Xwayland.

GodotCon returns online for Godot Engine in July, submit your talk now

By Liam Dawe,
Interested in game development, open source and Godot Engine? GodotCon is planned to return in July.

Warzone 2100 4.0 is officially out now with the Vulkan renderer

By Liam Dawe,
A big day for the free and open source Warzone 2100 as the team have officially released Warzone 2100 4.0, which brings in some modern enhancements to their rendering including Vulkan API support.

OBS Studio 27.0 RC1 out with Wayland support and browser docking on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
What looks like it will be a massive release for Linux users, OBS Studio has begun the release procedure for OBS Studio 27.0 with it having a first Release Candidate out now and it's huge.

The excellent business and building sim OpenTTD arrives on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Play the open source remake and expansion of Transport Tycoon Deluxe free with OpenTTD, which is finally available on Steam along with a new update available.

The open source Minecraft launcher MultiMC adds more mod platform support

By Liam Dawe,
Need an easy way to mod Minecraft using many different sources and versions? MultiMC is a great way to do that with a brand new release out now expanding it.

Oversteer, the Steering Wheel Manager for Linux gets a big upgrade

By Liam Dawe,
If you have a Steering Wheel configuring it on Linux can be a breeze thanks to Oversteer and a big new release just recently went up with some fun new toys.

The Elder Scrolls: Arena open source reimplementation OpenTESArena 0.13 is out

By Liam Dawe,
Have fond memories of the classic The Elder Scrolls: Arena from the early 90s? A dedicated fan is rebuilding it with OpenTESArena, an open source game engine reimplementation.

Windows compatibility tool Wine 6.5 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Not an emulator but a compatibility tool that translates Windows calls into language Linux can understand, Wine 6.5 is officially out now as the latest development release.

Collabora announce PanVk, an open source Vulkan driver for Arm Mali Midgard and Bifrost

By Liam Dawe,
Open source consulting firm Collabora are certainly busy. While they work with Steam owner Valve on various things, they also work in other areas of Linux like driver development - their latest being PanVk.

New OBS Plugin Offers Game Capture Solution on Wayland (for Vulkan renderers)

By Kithop,
One of the issues cropping up in the migration from Xorg to Wayland is the desire to capture part or all of your screen for recording and/or streaming to others. There's a new plugin coming for OBS Studio to help with this.

GNOME 40 is out now with the redesigned Activities Overview

By Liam Dawe,
GNOME 40 is out now to showcase the latest Linux desktop environment work from the GNOME Project, which includes a number of feature overhauls and improvements.

OpenRazer 3.0.0 expands with many new Razer devices supported on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Get your fancy Razer mouse, keyboard, laptop and whatever else ready as OpenRazer 3.0.0 is out now to further expand what Razer devices are nicely supported on Linux.

GOverlay gets another small release to help you manage tools like MangoHud

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud is a fantastic way to show off all sorts of details in games on Linux from frame timings to RAM use and plenty more. GOverlay continues making it more accessible with a full UI.

The open source Epic Games client for Linux, Heroic Games Launcher can now run offline

By Liam Dawe,
The open source Heroic Games Launcher is a game launcher that currently works with the Epic Games Store, providing Linux users with an easy way to manage it and play games.
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