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GOverlay just got an awesome update to make editing MangoHud even easier

By Liam Dawe,
GOverlay, the open source app for managing various Linux gaming overlays just got a fantastic upgrade, with it now having a live OpenGL preview for MangoHud.

Spore but with lots more science, Thrive has a new release out

By Liam Dawe,
Thrive is a free and open source evolution sim, a bit like the early stages of Spore and there's a new release out.

Classic run and gun game C-Dogs SDL 1.0 adds support for Wolfenstein and Spear of Destiny

By Liam Dawe,
C-Dogs SDL (a sequel to Cyberdogs), the classic overhead run-and-gun game from the late 90s lives on with a 1.0 release out now that adds in support for Wolfenstein 3D and Spear of Destiny.

CodeWeavers still hiring for a 'General Wine Developer' to work on Wine and Proton

By Liam Dawe,
CodeWeavers announced recently they need a bit of help on finding more developers, with a spot still currently open for a 'General Wine Developer' who will work on Wine and Proton.

Steam Play Proton 6.3-6 is out now with lots of fixes and new game support

By Liam Dawe,
Following on from the Release Candidate testing earlier this month, Steam Play Proton 6.3-6 has rolled out to improve Windows games running on Linux.

MATE 1.26 is out now with big changes like initial Wayland support

By Liam Dawe,
The MATE desktop environment version 1.26 has released after 18 months of development and excitingly adds some more Wayland support to various parts of the stack.

ScummVM continues keeping games alive with early Macromedia Director support

By Liam Dawe,
Remember any classic games made with Macromedia Director? Well you're in luck, as the ScummVM project is adding in some early support for it.

Icculus has released MultiZork, making the 1980 classic Zork multiplayer

By Liam Dawe,
Some games live on forever and that's very much the case with Zork, a true classic interactive fiction adventure from 1980 and thanks to Ryan "Icculus" Gordon there's also now MultiZork.

Proton GE sees another new release pulling in lots of fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE, the community-built version of the Windows compatibility layer Proton has a new release available and there's quite a lot of fixes included.

OpenTTD gets a first 12.0 version Beta to make playing with others easier

By Liam Dawe,
After the release of OpenTTD on Steam recently, the popularity of the game got a healthy boost but it came with a lot of feedback about some parts that could be improved so this is the first step with OpenTTD 12.0 Beta 1.

OpenRazer 3.1 rolls out with new Razer device support and bug fixes

By Liam Dawe,
OpenRazer is the excellent free and open source driver collection for a big growing list of Razer devices. A big new release is out with OpenRazer 3.1.

Wine 6.15 is out seeing more PE library conversions, work for the GDI syscall interface

By Liam Dawe,
The latest and greatest development release is available for Wine so you can defeat those Sunday blues with some tasty fresh bottled code. Wine 6.15 brings various new features and bug fixes.

Nintendo Switch emulator Yuzu gets much improved performance and rendering accuracy

By Liam Dawe,
While it's still a real PITA to setup, the Nintendo Switch emulator Yuzu has released what they call Project Hades, a massive rewrite to their shader decompiler which is a big thing for it.

The V3DV Vulkan driver for Raspberry Pi 4 is nearing Vulkan 1.1 support

By Liam Dawe,
Iago Toral of Igalia has written up a blog post going over a bunch of work done for the V3DV Vulkan driver for Raspberry Pi 4 and it's coming along nicely.

Polychromatic front-end for managing Razer hardware on Linux gets an overhaul

By Liam Dawe,
Do you have some Razer hardware? You need to take a look at Polychromatic, built on top of OpenRazer, it's a wonderful open source UI for managing all your Razer devices on Linux.

elementary OS 6 Odin is an absolute beauty and it's out now

By Liam Dawe,
The Linux distribution elementary OS 6 Odin is finally here, coming in years after their last release and honestly - it really is a thing of absolute beauty.

OBS Studio gets another developer, launches a Project Bounty Program

By Liam Dawe,
The excellent free and open source video / audio recording and livestreaming application OBS Studio appears to be doing really well and they've made some fun announcements recently.

Collabora cut down futex2 patches for the Linux Kernel to help Steam Play Proton

By Liam Dawe,
After attempting for some time now to get their futex2 work into the Linux Kernel, Collabora have cut it all down to focus on one part that has seen thorough testing to help Windows games on Linux with Steam Play Proton.

Open 3D Engine should now run properly on Linux without extras

By Liam Dawe,
Still moving along quite quickly! The Open 3D Engine (O3DE) from the Open 3D Foundation (headed by The Linux Foundation) is a game engine donated by Amazon based upon Amazon Lumberyard.

Steam Play tool Luxtorpeda gets some needed upgrades and better KDE Plasma support

By Liam Dawe,
Luxtorpeda is a Steam Play tool (like Proton, Boxtron) that allows you to run games from Steam with compatible game engines that have Linux native builds.
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