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Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By muntdefems, 1 February 2013 at 5:43 pm UTC

Quoting: HamishIt should be noted that HIB5 owners also have a new version up for download as of January 7. No idea if it fixes all of the performance problems, but most of the in-game and graphical glitches should be fixed. Will need to download it to give you guys more info.

Thanks for the tip, I had no idea! I'll warm up my BitTorrent client... :P


I sure hope this version solves the annoying glitches. If so, I might give it another go and try to finish the game (damn Meat Circus! ><)

Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By CFWhitman, 1 February 2013 at 5:19 pm UTC

I was about to ask the same question.  I wasn't crashing with the last version either, so far as I had played into the game anyway.  I will have to try the latest version when I get home and report back later.  Right now I have installed the latest Catalyst (13.1), and I am on an AMD HD7870 running on Ubuntu Studio 12.10 64 bit.  I haven't run Psychonauts since I updated the driver, so that may make a difference as well.  I'll see how well this new arrangement works.

Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By Hamish, 1 February 2013 at 5:10 pm UTC

Which drivers are you using and where? I never got any crashes, just performance problems and glitches, and that was with the version released in August. Diamond HD4670 with the R600g drivers.

Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By , 1 February 2013 at 5:05 pm UTC

The game is stil crashing for me,with an HD6950.

Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By Hamish, 1 February 2013 at 4:52 pm UTC

It should be noted that HIB5 owners also have a new version up for download as of January 7. No idea if it fixes all of the performance problems, but most of the in-game and graphical glitches should be fixed. Will need to download it to give you guys more info.

Crusader Kings 2 get 55% off!
By Kurremkarmerruk, 1 February 2013 at 2:59 pm UTC

I can't get this to run at all!  It just says "installing directX" and then it goes right back to steam...I tried going to the experimental or beta channel and it says that those are password protected.

Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By , 1 February 2013 at 12:17 pm UTC

Quoting: JoshykinsHmmm, I bought the game on their site, but I can't figure out how to download it... Doesn't appear in my Humble Bundle list of games...
Look at the end of your myhumble o click on reclaim on the link page they give you

Spatial-Flux - A Pixel Art style Text Adventure set in Space
By , 1 February 2013 at 12:15 pm UTC

Hi, thank you for your support.

And if anyone has any questions, please post a comment or message me through kickstarter, I will respond as quick as I can.

Psychonauts now available for Linux DRM-Free!
By , 1 February 2013 at 11:51 am UTC

Hmmm, I bought the game on their site, but I can't figure out how to download it... Doesn't appear in my Humble Bundle list of games...

Windward development stopped and it's now free
By , 31 January 2013 at 10:59 pm UTC

It's also worth noting that the developer of Windward also wrote the highly successfully NGUI GUI framework for Unity. At $95 per license and every second serious Unity game using it, from a purely financial perspective it would have made far more sense to focus on further developing and supporting NGUI tool than Windward.

Still, I hope Windward development gets resurrected one day (I think it's unlikely it will go open source, since it almost certainly uses the proprietary frameworks like NGUI that Tarshen developed) - otherwise, better luck next game !

Waveform now available on Humble Store DRM-Free and Steam Key
By Cheeseness, 31 January 2013 at 8:21 pm UTC

Just had a quick chat with flibitijibibo (who did the Linux port), and apparently the subsystem causing the crashes is not in the DRM free version, and there's a Steam update that's likely to be not too far away :)

Windward development stopped and it's now free
By , 31 January 2013 at 5:52 pm UTC

Man, that game looks awesome! Glad to see Unity has some working multiplayer, I've got some friends interested in using that engine.

Counter Strike 1.6, how to actually get playing
By , 31 January 2013 at 4:52 pm UTC

I see they also fixed the issue with adding favorites to the list. Mine would never stay there.

Waveform now available on Humble Store DRM-Free and Steam Key
By , 31 January 2013 at 3:29 pm UTC

Already have the game on Steam, absolutely loving it (except for it crashing when the overlay is enabled). Any idea if we can get the DRM-free version if we already have it on Steam?

Counter Strike 1.6, how to actually get playing
By Liam Dawe, 31 January 2013 at 3:27 pm UTC

It is not about players connected, but players actually playing. So someone sitting as a spectator wouldn't be classed as playing which the fake servers all have lots of people as spectators.

As far as I know anyway, i've yet to have an issue when using the has people playing option.

Counter Strike 1.6, how to actually get playing
By , 31 January 2013 at 3:24 pm UTC

This really isn't enough to filter them out though. Most of the fake / redirect servers lie about the number of players connected and even the ping.

The best way I have found to find real servers is to right click on the bar that has "servers", "game", "players", etc... (see screenshot link below)
http://s7.postimage.org/ervt98q2j/bots.jpg

then just check "Bots" and a new column will appear that places a little gear symbol next to any server with bots (also does it to fake / redirect servers as far as I can tell). Just sort the list by this column and now you have a list of real servers at the top.

Waveform now available on Humble Store DRM-Free and Steam Key
By KIAaze, 31 January 2013 at 2:39 pm UTC

Already tried the demo from Steam. I had a few crashes, but overall it works well.
I might get it eventually.

Waveform now available on Humble Store DRM-Free and Steam Key
By Cheeseness, 31 January 2013 at 12:55 pm UTC

This is an awesome game. Get it.

Just Tactics key give-away!
By charl, 31 January 2013 at 9:34 am UTC

Hi there,
I found out about Just tactics while going through my archive of podcasts, and in doing so I also found your site.
I would love a key so that I can spread the gospel :)

Rolling Survival a new Alpha Funded game on Desura
By , 30 January 2013 at 11:19 pm UTC

From November ? man, why did they not used any source version control system?

Rolling Survival a new Alpha Funded game on Desura
By Alex V.Sharp, 30 January 2013 at 9:16 pm UTC

It's still too early to say if it's definitely canceled. :(
Give him some time to calm down; this was obviously quite a stressful experience.

Windward development stopped and it's now free
By , 30 January 2013 at 7:24 pm UTC

Give it some time. Considered virtually worthless for the first 2 years of its existence, Rollercoaster Tycoon went on to make $180 million so far, not counting the feature length movie currently in production.

Windward development stopped and it's now free
By Alex V.Sharp, 30 January 2013 at 7:02 pm UTC

I suppose we could debate the reasons behind 'why' it happened all day long, however ultimately this would lead into pointless speculation. It's always sad when things like this happen, especially with titles that look so promising. Still, it was extremely generous of him to offer the game free of charge, and provide a Linux version too! I do wish him best of luck with his next project, whichever it may be.

Hmm...
Mind you, I'm just thinking out loud, but do you think this game would get updated further if it was made open-source?
Makes me wonder if it could gather enough oss developers' interest to get the wheel rolling again...

Just Tactics key give-away!
By Liam Dawe, 30 January 2013 at 6:35 pm UTC

Quoting: johndrinkwaterPretty neat looking, i’m in.
You didn't leave any contact info ;)

Just Tactics key give-away!
By , 30 January 2013 at 3:32 pm UTC

Pretty neat looking, i’m in.

Rolling Survival a new Alpha Funded game on Desura
By deimosaffair, 30 January 2013 at 12:31 pm UTC

game looks fun. why does the player/ship looks like a teapot?  ;)

Just Tactics key give-away!
By deimosaffair, 30 January 2013 at 12:27 pm UTC

i'm interested. just hope the thing will install without going to dependencies hell....   :)

Legend of Dungeon new gameplay preview
By Kurremkarmerruk, 30 January 2013 at 5:34 am UTC

This game looks really cool!  What a neat concept!

Nikki and the Robots is to be stopped due to low sales
By MyGameCompany, 30 January 2013 at 2:32 am UTC

Larger games like those cost more to make, in terms of both time and resources, especially for an indie. Puzzle and platform games are a bit cheaper and easier to make - especially nowadays, when people seem to only want to pay a dollar or two for a game. At that price, all I can afford to make anymore are Pong clones.

Still, I've been considering making a RPG. People seem to be willing to pay more for those. But I'm concerned about the time it would take me to make the kind of game I want to make. It takes me 2 years just to make a single Dirk Dashing platformer game!

Help us continue to be awesome and send us some love!
By Hamish, 30 January 2013 at 12:56 am UTC

It can be a bitch keeping a Wiki up and still making it open to everybody. I have the Recent Changes page for some of mine permanently open from my browser just so I can keep an eye on things. ><