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Looks like the Linux market share on Steam went up in January
9 February 2018 at 7:46 am UTC Likes: 1

Actually I beleive that the main reason was that some WINDOWS 10 users were unable to boot there PCs after Microsofts emergency Meltdown-Spectre patch!

Trüberbrook, a beautiful adventure game with Linux support, is on Kickstarter
14 November 2017 at 8:30 pm UTC

I don't like the noses of the characters and yes that is a reason for not backing them up!!!

Steam for Linux entered Beta five years ago today
6 November 2017 at 8:02 pm UTC

What year was that event?

http://www.teamfortress.com/linux/

Found it: It was at 2013

Unreal Engine 4.18 released with support for Visual Studio Code, Unreal Audio Engine and more
25 October 2017 at 4:33 pm UTC Likes: 8

Just some tips if you want to compile it on Linux

The easy way is to download the zip file and extract it from here
https://github.com/EpicGames/UnrealEngine/tree/release

Then

1) You have to use clang 3.5 otherwise it will not compile
2) You have to --> ln -s /usr/include/locale.h /usr/include/xlocale.h
otherwise it will not compile
3) ./Setup.sh
(it will give you a hint what prerequisites you will need to install so do what it tells you but be sure at the end to install clang 3.5)
4) ./GenerateProjectFiles.sh
5) make

And after some time(10-15 mins depends on your cpu) you will have your binary at

/UnrealEngine-release/Engine/Binaries/Linux/UE4Editor
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KING Art Games have a new Kickstarter for Shakes & Fidget, a comedy adventure game
13 October 2017 at 9:13 pm UTC

I couldn't resist and back them up, Hopefully they will reach their goal.
It has a medieval,WoW theme and one of the main character is a Warrior + Click and play adventure game with a lot of humour.( If you read their comics you will understand.)

GOG release a bunch of SNK NEO GEO classics, all with Linux support
5 October 2017 at 5:22 pm UTC

I wonder why these are purchasable and not free... :o?
I dont see any new high textures or a remake of these games in HD.
There are so old games that should be for free for the the new generation to enjoy the old Arcade Games.

Well anyway you can easily grab a MAME Emulator for Linux and play them for free if you know where to get the ROMS.

The latest Steam Hardware Survey shows Linux market-share has declined again
2 October 2017 at 10:35 pm UTC Likes: 7

As long as the AAA Companies dont release a Linux Version there is no chance for a Gamer to switch to Linux.
Gamers just follow newly AAA released games and the current gaming trend

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is the current gaming madness and no Linux version
and before a couple of days everyone wanted to play Total War: WARHAMMER II
On September was Pro Evolution 2018 and so on ...

So Why a Gamer would want to switch to Linux?
Really there is absolutely no reason to switch to Linux.

There's a brand new Humble Bundle with almost all the games on Linux, oh my
6 September 2017 at 4:27 am UTC Likes: 6

elmapuli want to buy this games, but i'm not sure if any girl will want to be my girl friend knowing that i have such games on steam xD.
(well some fujoshis will not mind)

Well as a game collector I accidentally got My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant without me knowing and I was using ASF Bot to get the steam cards but friends can see my activity which games I am playing. After a while a friend msg "I didnt know that you like gay stuff".... I was like......... "EEHhHhHH? WTF????

Well thats the price that all game collectors have to pay in order to grab all the games...

Valve limit key requests from developers if it isn't "worth the cost"
18 August 2017 at 4:34 am UTC Likes: 6

RECONIKSounds like typical greedy Valve.

Let me explain you how the game industry with crappy games was working....

for example....

I as a developer I create a crappy fps game with all the game assets being bought dirty cheap , create some lvls and put it on Greenlight....

Now I need people to vote for my game in order to get it to steam

So I put my game in many bundle sites or I can do maybe some giveaways and "force" people to vote for my game in order for them to get a steam key when my game gets greenlight.

Finaly my game gets greenlight even though it was not worth it but Steam cant do otherwise since people blindly voted for it.
But now I need 30K keys to fulfil my promise to bundle sites and giveaways.

So I request from valve 50K Steam Keys for a game that I put on steam that costs 0.99 or maybe 1.99
Lets say that I also sold the other 20k steam keys even dirty cheap for 0.10 or 0.05 so in short I Am out of keys and I request another 50k keys from steam.
So again I use these keys to put them in bundles or sell them dirty cheap even 0.02 cents and that ends my sales on that game.

So in short I spend 200$ to create this game
I sold 50k copies in Bundles for 0.10 = 50k x 0.10 = 5000
I sold another 50k copies dirty cheap = 50k x 0.02 = 1000

Total 6,000 - 200 = 5,800 profit for a crappy game....ok nice business , lets create another crappy game!!!

So Steam has decided to end Greenlight but at the end it was not the greenlight the real problem but the abusive use of Steam Keys from greedy developers.

Some developers from "poor" countries may sell their games for even 0.01 cent because their monthly salary is like 300$ so even if a crappy game earns like 400$ or 500$ they are more than happy with that.

Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth released with day-1 Linux support, it’s fantastic
15 August 2017 at 5:34 pm UTC

it seems that they have used Visionaire Studio https://www.visionaire-studio.net
I think,this is the best tool for Adventure games,too bad there is no Linux version available, I really wanted to try it

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