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'Alien Arena: Tactical' pre-demo release review

By Alex V.Sharp,
A first look at the alpha demo of the upcoming free, class based multiplayer shooter 'Alien Arena: Tactical'. We list the available player roles, explain the gameplay, mechanics and goals, as well as point out a flaw or two. All this to give you a general idea before the public demo, but also to prepare for feedback gathering.

'Alien Arena', an in-depth developers' interview - Part II

By Alex V.Sharp,
Second and final part of the exclusive interview with the many developers of 'Alien Arena', the Humans versus Martians fast-paced multiplayer deathmatch. In this part we talked to James "Stratokaztr" Bower, Max "MaxToTheMax" Eliaser, and Chandler "l'Emmerdeur" Wilkington, the three guys responsible for maintaining the Linux versions and much more!

'Alien Arena', an in-depth developers' interview - Part I

By Alex V.Sharp,
GamingOnLinux brings you the first part of an exclusive interview with the many developers and Linux maintainers of 'Alien Arena', a free multiplayer fast-paced deathmatch FPS pitting Humans versus Martians. In this segment we interview John "Irritant" Diamond, the original creator and currently lead developer for the project.

Hyperspace Pinball Looking for Linux Testers

By Alex V.Sharp,
The developer of Hyperspace Pinball, an interesting twist on the old school arcade wrapped up in a universe of aliens, explosions and space travel, is asking for feedback regarding about whether or not the export of his Unity4 game works on Linux. If enough people confirm the game works it will be made available for free via Desura.

'Race the Sun' - a fast-paced racer with mod support

By Alex V.Sharp,
[img]https://s3.amazonaws.com/ksr/assets/000/361/361/decf40d32aa10c61344db987340292c4_large.png?1359500124[/img] 'Race the Sun', an Indie game by Flippfly, is aiming to raise enough funding for release on Linux, Mac and Windows. It is described as a fast-paced racing game inspired by "StarFox" and "Temple Run", with a strong emphasis on the community and modding. Teaser video's included; demo pending. [i]~[url=http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/flippfly/race-the-sun-endless-racer-with-mod-tools-and-mult]Kickstarter direct link[/url] ~[url=http://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/181g7u/race_the_sun_starfoxinspired_communityfocused_and/]Linux reedit post[/url] [/i]

"The Unvanquished" team's interview

By Alex V.Sharp,
Following the uncharted paths of open source gaming deeper into the unknown, this week GOL brings you an interview with a whole lot of people involved with the development of the upcoming game 'Unvanquished'. It is considered the "spiritual successor" to the well-known, sadly dying, team-oriented FPS '[url=http://en...

Mercenaries explain Operation Vigrior

By Alex V.Sharp,
This time we bring you an interview with Mercenary Games, the dedicated team behind 'FleetCOMM : Operation Vigrior'. The article explains about the hardships they faced while working on their title, as well as how they see many aspects of the current gaming industry...

Salvation Prophecy predicted for Linux

By Alex V.Sharp,
Have you ever heard of [url=http://www.indiedb.com/company/firedance-games]Firedance Games[/url]? It's a fairly small Indie developer, small as in only [url=http://ca.linkedin.com/in/seanlindskog]Sean Lindskog[/url] and some on-line artist contractors. So what makes them so special? Well, first there are their mountainous ambitions, and then there's the fact that they are actually very close to achieving them! They have recently finished their first games '[url=http://www...

An interview about "Ensign-1"

By Alex V.Sharp,
This week we talk about the upcoming space game "Ensign-1" by [url=http://www.indiedb.com/company/only-human-studios]Only Human Studios[/url]. Our guests are Brandon Smith (aka."[b]Onion[/b]") the lead programmer, and Kevin Pears (aka...

FireFall "might" be coming to Linux

By Alex V.Sharp,
It seems that Linux is making a comeback as a viable gaming platform as more and more developers consider adding cross-platform support to their titles. And while most of the times this is something associated with small Indie studios, sometimes triple-A veterans will decide to join the cause...

Exclusive interview with Gaslamp Games

By Alex V.Sharp,
Dear readers, it has arrived! It is with great pleasure that GoL brings you an exclusive interview with [b]N[/b]icholas [b]V[/b]ining and [b]D[/b]aniel [b]J[/b]acobsen, members of Gaslamp Games the creators of Dungeons of Dredmor.

"UFO: Alien Invasion" developers' interview

By Alex V.Sharp,
This... Tuesday...? Well there goes my Monday schedule... Let's just stick with "once a week", eh? :p Anyway, this time GoL brings you an interview with two lead programmers for the open-source game "UFO: Alien Invasion". We will find out about how these projects fall and rise again, as well as the problems that accompany such challenges...

Is Victory worth a Linux version?

By Alex V.Sharp,
Have you guys ever heard of a game called "Nitronic Rush"? Well, you would like to see it on Linux anyway, right? [CENTER][youtube]vNuSvuzPL10[/youtube][/CENTER] [LEFT][QUOTE]Nitronic Rush is an experimental survival driving game developed by students at DigiPen Institute of Technology...

Interviewing the Naev Development Team

By Alex V.Sharp,
Hello folks! This Monday GoL brings you parallel interviews with members of the core team for the free open-source game "Naev" [quote]Naev is a 2D space trading and combat game, taking inspiration from the [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escape_Velocity_%28video_game%29]Escape Velocity[/url] series, among others...[/quote]
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