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Europa Universalis IV: Cradle of Civilization now available, here’s some thoughts

By BTRE, 16 November 2017 at 3:22 pm UTC (5 Comments)
This ambitious DLC adds new shiny toys to nearly every nation of the Near East. I did my best to navigate religious and political strife ahead of release and can share a few thoughts on the experience.

Intra-System: Trust Issues fiendishly encourages betrayal, my thoughts on the experience

By BTRE, 14 November 2017 at 12:16 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Intra-System: Trust Issues, aside from being a mouthful to say, is a short adventure game with a heavy emphasis on audio feedback and choices. I gave this recently-ported free game a play and have a few thoughts to share.

I played a bit of Die Totenmaske and it was a very strange experience

By BTRE, 14 November 2017 at 9:36 am UTC (2 Comments)
I recently gave one of the entries in the ongoing Indie Game Maker Contest 2017 a look and came away slightly befuddled.

My top Tower Defence games for Linux

By scaine, 13 November 2017 at 2:02 pm UTC (28 Comments)
I love tower defence games. So I thought I’d give you all a list of some of the best, some honourable mentions, and outline a few of the titles I’ve yet to try, in the hope that you’ll tell me why I should!

Some thoughts on Trackless, a different sort of first-person adventure game

By BTRE, 13 November 2017 at 12:27 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Trackless merges first person exploration and puzzles with a strange futuristic world. I put in the time to explore and take in the sights and have a few thoughts to share.

Hand of Fate 2 released with same-day Linux support, time to face the Dealer again

By liamdawe, 7 November 2017 at 10:17 pm UTC (12 Comments)
It’s no easy task to create a sequel that’s not only good, but better than the previous game. Hand of Fate 2 is actually fantastic.

Ebony Spire: Heresy is a rather great dungeon crawler, available on Linux right now

By liamdawe, 7 November 2017 at 2:32 pm UTC (6 Comments)
In the mood for some classic dungeon crawling? Ebony Spire: Heresy from Bearded Giant Games is a worthy game of your attention.

F1 2017 released for Linux as Feral Interactive’s first Vulkan-only title, here’s a port report

By liamdawe, 2 November 2017 at 4:01 pm UTC (138 Comments)
Welcome back to Formula 1! Feral Interactive have given Linux gaming another great title, with the release of F1 2017 today.

Observer is a fantastic brain-hacking horror adventure, my thoughts

By liamdawe, 2 November 2017 at 2:34 pm UTC (77 Comments)
I managed to complete the brain-hacking horror game Observer in two sittings live on our Twitch, here’s some thoughts.

Playing Doom 3 on Linux in 2017

By Hamish, 31 October 2017 at 6:00 am UTC (34 Comments)
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.

Figment, a beautiful and musical action-adventure game is now available on Linux

By liamdawe, 26 October 2017 at 4:12 pm UTC (12 Comments)
Few games catch me completely by surprise with their beauty as well as their gameplay, action-adventure game Figment is one such title.

Pretty much helping the enemy in Bomber Crew, now available on Linux

By liamdawe, 26 October 2017 at 12:58 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Bomber Crew is a cute simulation game about training and managing the crew aboard a bomber, it's actually pretty good.

Exploring space and avoiding hazards, my thoughts on The Away Team

By BTRE, 25 October 2017 at 12:07 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Space is vast and travelling through it can often be hazardous. The Away Team follows the crew of the last spaceship to leave Earth in search of a new home. I gave this interactive sci-fi novel a try and have some thoughts on the experience.

Some thoughts on the fast-paced strategy game Mushroom Wars 2

By liamdawe, 21 October 2017 at 5:17 pm UTC (4 Comments)
Mushroom Wars 2 released for Linux recently, this fast-paced strategy game is a little on the different side so here's some thoughts.

The First Tree, a short and powerful exploration game is now available on Linux

By liamdawe, 17 October 2017 at 1:44 pm UTC (13 Comments)
The developer of The First Tree emailed in to let everyone know that their beautiful 3rd-person exploration game is now on Linux 'due to a ton of requests'.
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