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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.

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.

Citrouille is a simple treat that’s just in time for Halloween

By BTRE,
Halloween has a strong association with witches and candy these days. This challenging platformer has both in spades and I have a few thoughts to spare on the experience.

System76’s new ‘open-source computer’ will be available for preorder November 1

By BTRE,
The hardware vendor specializing in Linux systems has set a date for its latest venture. Their new Thelio desktop systems will be available for preorder soon.

War Thunder’s “Masters of the Sea” update places naval forces in open beta testing

By BTRE,
The vehicular combat MMO just got a little bit bigger with the inclusion of ships for all players. There’s also plenty of other goodies in the sizeable update.

EXAPUNKS, the latest puzzle game from Zachtronics, has released out of Early Access

By BTRE,
If you’ve got a hacking itch you want to scratch, EXAPUNKS has you break into systems that double as clever-looking puzzles.

Facing sandstorms and attrition: some thoughts on Sudden Strike 4’s Africa - Desert War DLC

By BTRE,
The latest DLC for this World War 2 title features the North African Campaign. I unleashed my inner desert fox to defeat my opponents and have a few thoughts to share on the experience.

Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury thunders its way towards release on November 13th

By BTRE,
The latest expansion for the delightfully messy medieval grand strategy title will be with us soon. You’ll be able to take your faith and dynasty to new heights in with the upcoming content.

Rumu, a narrative adventure about a sentient robot cleaner, has gotten a Linux port

By BTRE,
Ever feel like helping a robot vacuum cleaner solve moral dilemmas in its journey of self-awareness? You’ll be able to do just that in Rumu thanks to its “2.0” update that introduces Linux support.

Ashes 2063, an impressive total conversion for Doom II, has released its first episode

By BTRE,
This post-apocalyptic WAD both oozes with style and is technically impressive. It’s been a few years of development but you can finally try out episode one.

Dungeon crawler, Ebony Spire: Heresy, will be getting an anniversary update next month

By BTRE,
A recent post by the developer has detailed plans going forward for the title and there’s big changes incoming.

BATTLETECH gets an opt-in Linux beta on Steam

By BTRE,
Harebrained Schemes have made good on their promise to have a Linux beta for their tactical ‘Mech combat game. It works well with a few caveats.

A journey through friendship - some thoughts on The Gardens Between

By BTRE,
The visually striking single player adventure with puzzle elements touches on the fleeting nature of time and the bonds between friends. I gave it a go and found a compelling experience.
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