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History, sci-fi, technology, cooking, writing and playing games are things I enjoy very much. I'm always keen to try different genres of games and discover all the gems out there.

Oh and the name doesn't mean anything but coincidentally could be pronounced as "Buttery" which suits me just fine.

Yacht Club Games have shown off quite a lot of upcoming Shovel Knight content

By BTRE,
The retro-inspired platformer continues to get love from its developers five years on from launch. Expect more content in December and as well as a new spinoff game sometime in the future.

The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut is now out, adding Linux support and other goodies

By BTRE,
Linux gamers have had to wait a while but, with the launch of the new director’s cut, The Bard’s Tale IV now has a native port. The new enhanced version also has a lot of new improvements over the original game.

Underworld Ascendant's Linux port has now been released

By BTRE,
Get ready to dungeon crawl! After many delays, the sequel to the classic Ultima Underworld games has finally seen a Linux release.

Cthulhu Saves the World has an unofficial Linux port available

By BTRE,
The comedic retro-inspired RPG has been brought to Linux thanks to porter Ethan Lee and FNA. You can now aid the horrifying Cthulhu in his quest to save the world in order to ruin it properly later.

The Bard's Tale IV: Director's Cut to be launched August 27

By BTRE,
The dungeon crawler by Brian Fargo and inXile is set to finally launch on Linux soon. The new director’s cut will bring more than just a new coat of paint.

Oaths, coalitions and betrayal — some thoughts on Total War: THREE KINGDOMS

By BTRE,
The latest entry in the Total War franchise has had me battling all over China in a bid to obtain the mandate of heaven. Becoming emperor is easier when you've got good friends.

Civilization VI’s “Antarctic Late Summer Update” is now out

By BTRE,
The latest update to the strategy title brings more than just spit and polish to the table. More importantly, it’s a same-day release on Linux.

Hearts of Iron IV: Man the Guns will fire its opening volley on February 28th

By BTRE,
The upcoming expansion for the sprawling WW2 grand strategy title will be released before the end of the month. A sizeable patch will sortie from port alongside the release.

Open source platformer SuperTux gets its first new stable release in quite some time

By BTRE,
Here’s one that we missed in the holiday scramble. Following an alpha release, the penguin-themed platformer has its first big update in two years.

The Linux version of Civilization VI has been updated with cross-platform multiplayer support

By BTRE,
Just in time for the holidays, Linux gamers finally have version parity with other platforms. Expect to be able to spend just one more turn playing with friends on other operating systems.

Editorial: An open letter to Valve on why they should keep on embracing Linux

By BTRE,
News in the last week, heck, in the last few weeks and months have the potential to shake up the games industry significantly. It certainly may have huge repercussions for Linux gaming. It’s also been a little hard to follow sometimes, so I decided to explain many of the developments of the past few months and put them within an easy-to-understand context.

The chaos and action of Total War: Warhammer II makes for a gripping strategy title

By BTRE,
Whether it’s dealing with marauding pirates or stuck up elves, it’s fun to conquer the world in WARHAMMER II. There’s plenty to love here with vibrant and varied factions carrying the day. Here's my thoughts after dozens of hours spent fighting everyone.

BATTLETECH for Linux updated, releases Flashpoint expansion – some thoughts

By BTRE,
Coinciding with a patch and an expansion, BATTLETECH has been updated for Linux. I’ve spent some time with both the base game and DLC and have come away with a lot to say.

Europe Universalis IV: Golden Century will put the spotlight on Iberia come December 11

By BTRE,
The latest immersion pack for the sprawling historical strategy sandbox will give the nations of Iberia new toys to play with and flavor for their vast overseas colonies.

Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury smites its way to release, some thoughts

By BTRE,
Dealing with all things related to faith and righteous violence, the latest expansion to the venerable medieval strategy title has spiced things up considerably.
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