You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!
Latest Comments
Monster Rpg 2
By tweakedenigma, 4 April 2011 at 7:48 pm UTC

I would be willing to help out. Would testing in a VM be ok?

Monster Rpg 2
By , 4 April 2011 at 7:23 pm UTC

Hello,

I'm looking for testers for operating systems that haven't been tested. So far what's covered:

Ubuntu
Fedora 13 x86
Arch x64
openSuse x64
Funtoo x64 (this might cover gentoo also, not sure)

Some I would really like to test are:
Arch x86
Fedora, latest both archs
Latest openSuse both archs
Gentoo both archs
Mint both
Debian both
Slackware both

I don't think I need people to test the whole game on all of these distros. Maybe someone wants to be a basic coverage tester and install all of these distros and make sure that 1) the game starts up, 2) it runs with all features such as sound working. 3) you can play through the first battle (this is a 5 minute test). You could probably get away with testing only one arch per distro, varying back and forth such as Arch x86, Fedora x64, opensuse x86 and so on. If someone wants to do this that would be really great. If not, I might do a little more spot testing myself.

Thanks

Monster Rpg 2
By tweakedenigma, 4 April 2011 at 3:21 pm UTC

Are you looking for any Linux distro? Or are you looking for some specific targets?

Monster Rpg 2
By Hamish, 4 April 2011 at 4:47 am UTC

Hey, that sounds tempting, but I can not do anything about that right this second unfortunately. If the offer is still available in a few weeks, I might just try my hand at being your Fedora tester.

Monster Rpg 2
By , 2 April 2011 at 4:28 pm UTC

Hello. A generic Linux port is possible but since it's a one man show now, with me handling and testing the updates myself, it's quite a big job. I could do it though if I could get a couple testers who could test the game on various distros besides Ubuntu, in return for a free copy of the game (and if you do a thorough job, testing credits.) If anyone is interested email me at trent2/at/gamblin.ca. I would be selling the game on http://nooskewl.com, the same way as the Windows version (probably a combo buy one version get them all.)

Monster Rpg 2
By Hamish, 1 April 2011 at 5:24 pm UTC

Yeah, that was my thinking to. The problem is Desura has been dragging its feet with regards to porting to Linux for how long? Despite it being the most requested feature by it's user base?

Monster Rpg 2
By , 1 April 2011 at 12:31 am UTC

After thinking about it a bit, it might be nice if Nooskewl supported Desura once they get Linux support in place. I'm sure they just want the easy channel. (Of course I'm hoping Desura doesn't go Ubuntu only as well.) They could also see if they could slip into a Humble Bundle. If it's at least a few hours worth of game play, I'd pay more than $3 for it. I like RPGs.rnrnOn a side note, I keep seeing cool Linux gaming site in Polish. I need to find a way to get Google to translate an RSS feed.

Monster Rpg 2
By , 1 April 2011 at 12:10 am UTC

That was my thought. I'm currenty running an older Ubuntu that has Software Center but none of the games that are supposed to be available in it. I haven't decided yet, but but my next install is either going to be Gentoo (again) or one of the rolling Debians. rnrnI'm truly crossed with Canonical. It seems they keep trying to balkanize Linux. For what it's worth, I can't really blame Nooskewl since they aren't the one who created the situation, however if I can't buy the game, I won't. It's a shame too. It looks like a nice game.

Monster Rpg 2
By Hamish, 31 March 2011 at 11:45 pm UTC

Although not true in this case, the suggestion of something being Ubuntu only because of the software centre is troubling. After all, the Linux market is small enough as it is without dividing it up even more based on distro lines. :eek:

Monster Rpg 2
By Rustybolts, 31 March 2011 at 3:31 pm UTC

Welcome to the forums!
Thats good news for other distro users. I have now bought this game and its not a bad game for the money, so its good to hear other linux users may get chance to get a decent cheap game.

Monster Rpg 2
By EvilTux, 31 March 2011 at 12:01 pm UTC

According to Trent's comment posted TuxPlay (http://www.tuxplay.pl/2011/03/monster-rpg-2-wydany/) Linux generic port is quite possible.

Monster Rpg 2
By Rustybolts, 31 March 2011 at 5:53 am UTC

As far as I am aware its for Ubuntu only. Still it cant be long before they build it for other distros surely.

Monster Rpg 2
By , 30 March 2011 at 1:19 am UTC

Is it only available to Ubuntu? Is there a way for users of other distos to get it?

BEEP coming to Linux in April
By tweakedenigma, 28 March 2011 at 5:40 pm UTC

Well I will buy this, but I buy almost every Linux game.

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By liamdawe, 28 March 2011 at 10:05 am UTC

"Surfpup, post: 1432"You may have already found this, but this might help: http://forums.heroesofnewerth.com/showthread.php?t=205001


Yeah i already emailed them, to no reply yet but it was a Sunday.

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By Hamish, 27 March 2011 at 8:20 pm UTC

"Surfpup, post: 1428"This game looks awesome. Now I'll have something to play over Spring Break xD.


Consider yourself lucky there mate. Here it is not yet spring and I do not get a break. :rolleyes:

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By Rustybolts, 27 March 2011 at 5:34 pm UTC

Welcome to the forums!

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By Surfpup, 27 March 2011 at 3:57 pm UTC

You may have already found this, but this might help: http://forums.heroesofnewerth.com/showthread.php?t=205001

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By liamdawe, 27 March 2011 at 3:36 pm UTC

I can't launch it, seem to get this odd errror:

Quotewarning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite
X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request: 157 (RANDR)
Minor opcode of failed request: 7 (RRSetScreenSize)
Value in failed request: 0xf00
Serial number of failed request: 80
Current serial number in output stream: 81


Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By Surfpup, 27 March 2011 at 3:20 pm UTC

So, my first attempt at playing the game didn't go so well, because the Linux client glitched on me, and I couldn't close the shop menu. And then my whole team was complaining about me and tried to votekick me, because I couldn't cast spells with the shop menu open. I encountered some other problems too, like the mouse cursor would occasionally spaz out and look weird. Also, once when I had quit the game and started it back up, it crashed my computer. The Linux client definitely needs some work.

The second game I played went pretty well, except for the fact that I kept dying. I got better towards the end of the match and I actually managed to kill someone!

Hopefully there won't be too many more weird glitches. Otherwise, it's fun stuff.

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By liamdawe, 27 March 2011 at 2:52 pm UTC

Your welcome, it prompted me to buy it too.

You should sign up to the GOL forum mate...so i don't keep having to approve your comments ;), and you won't need to enter the captcha.

Heroes Of Newerth weekend sale!
By , 27 March 2011 at 1:08 pm UTC

This game looks awesome. Now I'll have something to play over Spring Break xD.

There's no way I would have bought it at $30, so thank you for staying on top of deals like this.

Dino Run SE
By tweakedenigma, 25 March 2011 at 7:09 pm UTC

I might still buy it. Its not much and at least they made a Linux version.

Dino Run SE
By Rustybolts, 25 March 2011 at 6:51 pm UTC


Dino Run SE
By tweakedenigma, 25 March 2011 at 4:36 am UTC

I might give it a go

Dino Run SE
By Hamish, 25 March 2011 at 4:06 am UTC

Cute, in a kind of sadistic way. Still, I wonder if they really expect people to buy it? Some Indie titles do seem to cross a line between small-scale production and over-priced freeware.

Ubuntu Software Centre adds Darwinia and Uplink by Introversion
By liamdawe, 26 March 2011 at 4:50 pm UTC

Support means it works, not that is in included.

Ubuntu Software Centre adds Darwinia and Uplink by Introversion
By , 26 March 2011 at 12:51 am UTC

This is great! And I believe Minecraft will also end up in Software Center soon: http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/features

Scroll down all the way to the "Choose from hundreds of games" headline and what do you see? Minecraft is listed as supported software!

Ubuntu Software Centre adds Darwinia and Uplink by Introversion
By tweakedenigma, 24 March 2011 at 6:30 pm UTC

I got Darwinia and would likely get Multiwinia if they made that avilable as well

Ubuntu Software Centre adds Darwinia and Uplink by Introversion
By Hamish, 24 March 2011 at 5:05 pm UTC

Yeah, well, it annoys me when something like that happens anyway... like when we get the first or second game in a series but do not get the third or fourth. It ruins continuity. Granted, I am unaware of Multiwinia sharing anything in particular with the other Introversion titles (which I should admit I have never played either), but it still annoys me...

At least the source code is available, but I was under the impression it was under some weird payment model?

  Go to:
Livestreams & Videos
Community Livestreams
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts