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The Chaos Engine available for Pre-Purchase on Steam
16 August 2013 at 5:00 pm UTC

Went straight onto my wishlist. Was either this or a pizza...I had to go with a pizza

Timelines: Assault On America Gameplay Trailer
16 August 2013 at 3:19 pm UTC

FutureSutureLooks like a good, old classical RTS. Remind us of its release when it's out, Liam!
But of course!

Are GOG.com About To Support Linux?
15 August 2013 at 8:02 pm UTC

ShmerlFYI: GOG is going to be recruiting on GDC.
This is linked at the bottom of the article, it's the source ;)

Tropico 5, City Builder Will Come To Linux
15 August 2013 at 4:41 pm UTC

Bumadarbeat me about 10min to sending you the news ! 
hehe thank you for trying though

Are GOG.com About To Support Linux?
15 August 2013 at 3:16 pm UTC

KristianThey want a great UX for server software their staff has to use because they care about their staff. Seems pretty obvious to me, like I said on their forums they will support Linux when pigs fly in a frozen hell with a church in it.
I honestly hope you are wrong.

I think gog.com would be great for Linux.

Are GOG.com About To Support Linux?
15 August 2013 at 3:05 pm UTC

Bumadar
Quote from liamdaweIt seems that even when I state "pure speculation" people still compare my articles to Phoronix , maybe I need to make a massive banner stating "this could be completely untrue".

where did I compare your article with a phoronix article ? all I said was that the desktop might be taken with a grain of salt as it also ask for a network/http which are not desktop related (for good old games).  For the rest I hope your right but I feel its just wishful thinking.  

If that upsets you and you feel I compare you with phoronix well then not sure what to say
That wasn't aimed at you so don't worry, was generalising at people who do it.

Are GOG.com About To Support Linux?
15 August 2013 at 2:20 pm UTC

It seems that even when I state "pure speculation" people still compare my articles to Phoronix , maybe I need to make a massive banner stating "this could be completely untrue".

The Humble Origin (EA) Bundle...Wait...What?!
15 August 2013 at 1:33 pm UTC

Personally I probably will buy a future Humble Indie Bundle if they still do them, if the games interest me that is but I won't be buying this bundle as I just don't game on Windows and don't want to use Origin. I will not however test games for them any more or support them as much as I used to.

The Humble Origin (EA) Bundle...Wait...What?!
15 August 2013 at 9:15 am UTC

scaineThis bundle has acted as a nice tipping point. A watershed. With THQ it started, but now with this - EA, the antithesis of what HB stood for, you realise that the Humble brand is now meaningless.

Sure, it's nice that several (nearly exclusively American-based) charities will benefit. But it's a shame that the cost of that benefit is that the HB team have lost my confidence and likely the confidence of many thousands of their original customers.

If you build a brand that says "we do X", then later, you do "the opposite of X", you deserve derision from, and to lose the loyalty of, your original customers.

As has been pointed out though, all that will happen is that they'll gain new, different customers. Sadly, that means that the backlash from those new customers at the next "true to X" bundle will result a change in direction overall. Less indie, more AAA Windows only.

Great for charity, it's worth saying that again, but I'll have stopped caring - I already give regular salary-sacrifice charity donations every month (to charities I deeply care about), so the charity angle for HB was always secondary to me. The cheapness was always secondary too, as I never pledged less than $25 minimum. The brand and what it stood for was what was important. And now that's gone.
I just had to quote all of this, one of the single best replies to this article, someone who understands all points.

+A BAZILLION MILLION TRILLION WHATEVER

The Humble Origin (EA) Bundle...Wait...What?!
15 August 2013 at 8:49 am UTC

Thank you for everyone giving their thoughts, I can honestly say I am surprised by the amount of Linux users who are okay with this.

gutigenDrm-free content is more important than tons of cash for charity, obviously. Good thinking Liam.
No, charities are important and I at no point have stated they are not important or that they are less important. You are putting words into my mouth that simply aren't there.

You quite obviously fail to realise people can support charities any time you want. You also must have failed to realise this is all for publicity for EA nothing more.

Saying "ooo charity" doesn't suddenly make something right. Don't pull the wool over your eyes.

LinuxIt's just so childish to bitch about HIB, considering what's going on in the world...
A gaming website talking about gaming issues is not childish nor is it bitching, if you want to read up on what else is wrong with the world you are on the wrong website.

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