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Want to win a copy of Humble Indie Bundle 3?
By KIAaze, 7 August 2011 at 2:00 pm UTC

I thought about buying a gift copy and doing the same thing on identi.ca. :)
Might still do it eventually.

Want to win a copy of Humble Indie Bundle 3?
By Hamish, 6 August 2011 at 6:05 pm UTC

I won't do this for the same reason I will not do the Phoronix one - I despise Twitter. :p

The Magnificent Seven (Humble Indie Bundle)
By TheShadowFog, 5 August 2011 at 8:51 pm UTC

This is awesome. One of my friends got this bundle for me. ITS AWESOME! TWO THUMBS UP!

The Magnificent Seven (Humble Indie Bundle)
By Liam Dawe, 5 August 2011 at 7:44 pm UTC

This is a Fantastic deal and you would have to be an idiot to miss it. These bundles are increadible for the fact that they actually get games ported to Linux in the process - those games then go on to be sold in the USC and Desura (So other people can grab it when that's finished).

It's never been a better time to be a Linux Gamer.

I just hope the new Doom 3 source helps to make FPS games on Linux a bit more interesting.

Doom 3/ID Tech 4 source code release this year!
By Hamish, 4 August 2011 at 11:40 pm UTC

Keep in mind through that much of id Tech 4's features have already been implemented in DarkPlaces or XReal. When it comes to source ports it is quite interesting, even if most of the games on the engine are native already. :D

The Humble Indie Bundle #3 now 11 games
By Liam Dawe, 4 August 2011 at 9:27 am UTC

You have to have the port number on the end, as for timing out thats odd i will check server logs and see it may be down.

Edit > It was down on the 1st of August but it's been solid since then according to the logs, care to try again? You do need to copy the whole address, ip and port together it's why it's listed :)

There's someone on it now so it should be fine.

The Humble Indie Bundle #3 now 11 games
By KIAaze, 3 August 2011 at 9:58 pm UTC

Just tried and it says "you are not whitelisted on this server".
If I add the port number, i.e. enter 83.222.240.184:29265, the connection just times out and I get some socket read error.

P.S.: It's a trap! Just like the free-to-play WoW. Game developers are trying to trap us in their games! xD
I don't think I should spend more time on minecraft. It runs and that's it. :P

The Humble Indie Bundle #3 now 11 games
By Liam Dawe, 3 August 2011 at 9:43 pm UTC

What did you think to Minecraft? We have a server, get on it ;)

The Humble Indie Bundle #3 now 11 games
By KIAaze, 3 August 2011 at 9:37 pm UTC

11 games + 1 limited trial to be more exact. :)
Or 1 limited time trial (minecraft), 1 in development (cortex command), 2 episodes of one (steel storm) + 9 complete games.
But why am I criticising, when I'm planning to buy it a second time? ^^
Just wanted to add a reminder of minecraft, which I've now finally tried for the first time. :)

OpenClonk and Humble Indie Bundle updates.
By MyGameCompany, 2 August 2011 at 1:01 pm UTC

Welcome, Powelly! Great first article.

OpenClonk and Humble Indie Bundle updates.
By KIAaze, 2 August 2011 at 11:06 am UTC

It's worth noting that Clonk came out before Terraria, Minecraft and Cortex command. ;)
I'm not sure if it's the first game with a "dynamically modifiable landscape" (more than just worms-like terrain), but it's quite old.

cf: http://www.clonk.de/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clonk

OpenClonk and Humble Indie Bundle updates.
By Liam Dawe, 2 August 2011 at 10:23 am UTC

Great post :)

You should have a look into King Arthur’s Gold as well, quite similair again, just gave it a quick go myself, pretty cool.

Interview with a 0 A.D. Developer
By Liam Dawe, 3 August 2011 at 9:30 am UTC

well it's still the same style as AOE, top down just the graphics and prettier. Give the Alpha a go and see.

Interview with a 0 A.D. Developer
By Hamish, 3 August 2011 at 2:45 am UTC

I am still playing Age of Empires through WINE at the moment, but a nice native distraction would be quite nice. Still, I am still suspicious of any 3D strategy games, though 0 A.D. gives me enough motivation to try and look past my previous experiences with them.

Interview with a 0 A.D. Developer
By Liam Dawe, 2 August 2011 at 9:55 am UTC

Sure thing, they are on my todo list but timezones are very akward, i will see if i can do it via email with them, far easier.

Interview with a 0 A.D. Developer
By , 2 August 2011 at 8:47 am UTC

Awesome! :)

Can you please bug the openra guys about an interview again? I love the interviews.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Liam Dawe, 1 August 2011 at 2:15 pm UTC

I would rather leave it up to admins and mods to sort out honestly, so people don't end up deleting wrong posts of theirs.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Brandon Smith, 1 August 2011 at 2:03 pm UTC

Not other people's posts, just my own. To clean up accidental double posts and the like.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Liam Dawe, 1 August 2011 at 2:02 pm UTC

Hah, nah you're not as a security measure so if someone got it, they couldn’t start randomly deleting posts.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Brandon Smith, 1 August 2011 at 1:36 pm UTC

When the server was down, I accidentally posted the same thing 7 times, but Rusty caught it and cleaned it up. By the way, am I not able to delete my own posts?

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Liam Dawe, 1 August 2011 at 9:12 am UTC

Quoting: "Brandon Smith, post: 2038"hahaha, a page full of the same post.


This confused me.

Quoting: "Hamish, post: 2040"Yeah, you can blame the hangover, I can blame the remnants of general anaesthesia and the novocaine. :confused:


As did this :P

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Hamish, 1 August 2011 at 8:59 am UTC

Excuse me? :confused:

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Liam Dawe, 1 August 2011 at 8:51 am UTC

What are you two on about, am i missing something?

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Hamish, 31 July 2011 at 8:30 pm UTC

Yeah, you can blame the hangover, I can blame the remnants of general anaesthesia and the novocaine. :confused:

So we are going to get Desura, Gameolith, and IndieCity all within a space of a year? It will be interesting to see how this turns out.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Brandon Smith, 31 July 2011 at 6:58 pm UTC

hahaha, a page full of the same post.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Brandon Smith, 31 July 2011 at 6:29 pm UTC

Yea, we're going to try to get Helena The 3rd on IndieCity.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By Liam Dawe, 31 July 2011 at 5:51 pm UTC

Gah sorry, blame the hangover.

IndieCIty - New game store coming soon!
By TheAncientGoat, 31 July 2011 at 4:24 pm UTC

Quoting: "liamdawe, post: 2032"Thanks to Ryan Stewart on google+ i got notified about [URL='http://www.indiecity.com']IndieCity[/URL].


It's Swart, not Stewart :P

Project Zomboid working on Linux!
By Brandon Smith, 28 July 2011 at 5:49 pm UTC

I did miss that. Thank you :) I'm going to need to get Rusty to play it now so we can talk about it. Such a good game, basically my dream zombie game right there.

Edit: And yea, Java is not as cross platform as they'd like you to believe. I keep telling people to use C++.... (using portable code)

Project Zomboid working on Linux!
By Liam Dawe, 28 July 2011 at 5:27 pm UTC

You missed it never working on Linux for a lot of people without work arounds, this works out of the box :)

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