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No Plan B is a tactical strategy game coming from the creator of Gladiabots
18 March 2020 at 2:03 pm UTC

You can download Gladiabots on itch from the browser, but you can't claim it, so it's not really 100% off. I noticed other games that have the same problem. I don't know if it's intentional, but in the itch client when I click to install the game I get "No compatible uploads were found for this title".

If you're self-isolating and in need, here's a bunch of awesome free Linux games
15 March 2020 at 10:40 am UTC Likes: 3

Not to mention all the GZDoom Mods, Solarus Zelda games and Free Steam and SteamPlay games like "Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle"

EDIT:
ALSO, forgot to mention Warframe, plays great with Proton-5.2-GE-2, just had to manually select audio output.

The Steam Soundtrack Sale is now live to celebrate the new dedicated Soundtrack feature
14 February 2020 at 3:54 pm UTC

There's also the problem with the Soundtrack DLC being part of Extras DLC with additional art and footage. I guess they will have to split the DLC in two, Soundtracks and Extras.

The Steam Soundtrack Sale is now live to celebrate the new dedicated Soundtrack feature
13 February 2020 at 4:55 pm UTC

Dammit, can't buy Stories Untold Official Soundtrack because I don't own the game and the Soundtracks are still DLC, and the sale end tomorrow...

openblack is a FOSS game engine for Black & White currently under development
4 September 2019 at 7:18 am UTC

Great game, but the graphics didn't age well. Wish they could make it work with B&W2 graphic assets somehow.

A look at how Steam Play is doing, based on the ProtonDB reports from July
6 August 2019 at 11:26 am UTC Likes: 5

There's another thing. I see people give lower ratings for games because they had to do something because of a game specific bug. I think the ratings are for proton specific bugs, not game specific and it doesn't make sense to give a lower rating for something that a Windows user also has to do.

A look at how Steam Play is doing, based on the ProtonDB reports from July
6 August 2019 at 11:04 am UTC Likes: 1

I've also noticed allot of people rating the game based on it's performance, they always note how it runs around 50fps and if you disable anti-aliasing etc you get 60fps. And based on that they give a game Gold rating instead of Platinum.

A look at how Steam Play is doing, based on the ProtonDB reports from July
6 August 2019 at 10:52 am UTC Likes: 3

Quoting: TheSHEEEPAnd for that information, Platinum = just works out of the box, I don't have to do anything. Gold = works once you do X.
For that purpose, it is entirely irrelevant if what you have to do is a Proton option or a game option or edit some config files. It either runs perfectly without doing anything, or it runs perfectly after doing something. At least as far as users are concerned, which should always be the goal of tool development.

I get that whitelisting isn't really possible if something needs to be changed about the game itself, but that is something to be discussed in Github Proton/Valve issues, not something ProtonDB should be decisive in.

And if all that is required to run a game via Proton on Steam is to set some Proton option, then that Proton option should simply be set by default when running the game -> thus, the user has to do nothing and the game "just works" -> Platinum. All other cases -> Gold or worse.

IMO it doesn't make sense for Gold to include every possible change needed from user. There's a big difference between changing installing/adding files to run the game and adding a Launch option like NO_D3D11 ESYNC FSYNC or USE_D9VK. There should be another rating like Titanium or something which is just for Environment Variables/arguments/Launch options. It would also be great if there were two ratings, one for how the game runs, another for performance compared to native.

Looks like Valve are developing another new game, something to do with "Citadel"
19 July 2019 at 10:05 am UTC Likes: 4

DOTA was based on what a modder did (correct me if i am wrong).

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