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Valve have updated Steam Play with the 3.16-1 beta based on Wine 3.16 and new DXVK
15 October 2018 at 4:12 pm UTC

Looking forward to being able to manage SteamPlay via SteamOS BPM... Maybe in Clockwerk?

Feral Interactive are teasing ANOTHER new Linux port
21 September 2018 at 5:06 pm UTC

I'm pretty bad at this game and I can't find the link with Seagulls, but searching Aurora reveals this:

http://aurora-aksnes.wikia.com/wiki/Murder_Song_(5,_4,_3,_2,_1)

A clue to Hitman 2?

Feral Interactive are teasing a brand new native Linux port
5 September 2018 at 1:51 am UTC

DuncOkay, I'm calling it: Shadow of War. This isn't after hours of extensive research. It's actually been in the back of my head for a while, and on a whim I looked up its Wikipedia page this afternoon:

QuoteThe player continues the story of the ranger Talion and the spirit of the elf lord Celebrimbor, who shares Talion's body, as they forge a new Ring of Power
Yes, yes, “fire and steel”, and the Ring is gold. But a forge is usually steel, and the background to the image seems to be gold. Plus Feral did Shadow of Mordor.

Not sure where the star comes in (I'm not a big Tolkein fan), but if I were a betting man, that's where my money would be right now.

Maybe because Celebrimbor is from house Feanor and the symbol of the House was an eight-rayed silver star (doesn't look the same though)?

Edit:
http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/House_of_Fëanor

A writer for Forbes has been talking about the positives of switching to Linux
4 September 2018 at 6:09 pm UTC Likes: 2

SalvatosAn acquaintance recently told me he had removed all the privacy-violating crap from his Windows 10 laptop, to which I quipped "well, what you know about at least." He insisted that he went deep into the system ripping things apart and didn't just change the user-facing settings, but I didn't have time to enquire further. I would have liked to ask why he would go to that much trouble if he was really concerned with privacy (he also uses ProtonMail) instead of just using Linux.

"Habbits are strong with this one."

A writer for Forbes has been talking about the positives of switching to Linux
4 September 2018 at 4:45 pm UTC Likes: 4

dodrianIf you want to be a gamer in the sense of being on the cutting edge and keeping up with the latest trends and technologies in gaming, then maybe Linux isn't for you, or not as your main gaming OS.

I might be dreaming, but Proton might change that. What I mean is that might come a day when initial releases of AAA titles will include a "Steam Play Ready" mention (meaning collaboration between Valve and the gaming studio).

Ok, I probably just put my rose colored glasses on...

Valve officially confirm a new version of 'Steam Play' which includes a modified version of Wine
4 September 2018 at 1:00 pm UTC

Thanks! I do know, but I did not try 3.7.5 beta yet. Last time I tried, (3.7.4-beta) I had a hang in Witcher 3 so I decided to stick with the stable version.

As for anisotropic filtering, it doesn't totally eliminates stuttering but it's definitely much better when set to 1. At 4, it's barely playable, in my case.

Valve officially confirm a new version of 'Steam Play' which includes a modified version of Wine
2 September 2018 at 2:00 pm UTC

dubigrasu
MohandevirBioshock Remastered works with texture issues (low rez?), but it's playable with good performances.

For the low res issues try the launch option:
PROTON_NO_ESYNC=1 %command%

That does it. All that's left is a stuttering issue, but lowering the anisotropic filtering seems to be the solution.

Thanks!

Valve officially confirm a new version of 'Steam Play' which includes a modified version of Wine
2 September 2018 at 2:32 am UTC

YoRHa-2BHairworks doesn't work because it needs Stream Output. It's using standard Dx11 features.

Sweet! So we may see a working Proton/Wine/DXVK Hairworks if Vulkan implements a similar feature? So, does that means that you can't completely turn off Hairworks in Witcher3? Unless some other features make use of Stream Outputs?

Sorry, for the questions. I'm asking because I tought I turned off Hairworks (my GTX 960 can't handle it correctly, no matter the OS), but I still have the issues related to it. Stream Outputs seems to be the major roadblock for this game.

Thanks for your awesome work on DXVK.

Valve officially confirm a new version of 'Steam Play' which includes a modified version of Wine
31 August 2018 at 3:15 pm UTC

lucifertdark
Mohandevir
DedaleEven with a whitelisted game, you have no total guarantee.

Really curious to try these and see by myself... My setup is Ubuntu 18.04 + Nvidia 396.54. I respect Valve's minimum requirements. I'm waiting for a sale to test Doom, Nier:Automata and Star Wars: Battlefront 2. The only Whitelisted game I tested is Fallout Shelter and it runs great.

Edit: I would like to see a filter, in the google docs, to classify the tests per system configurations so that we may relate to similar configurations while trying to see if a game will work or not on our own systems.
My system is also Ubuntu 18.04 & Nvidia 396.54, lots of games that haven't been white listed are working for me. Fallout 3 & New Vegas, Far Cry 1&2 Bioshock Remastered, ALL of the Deus Ex games (Mankind Divided is Native), Borderlands, try some you might find a few more that work perfectly for you.

Thanks. It's already done. Bioshock Remastered works with texture issues (low rez?), but it's playable with good performances. Deus Ex: Human Revolution seems to be working fine and the same with Witcher Enhanced edition. I tested Quantum Break and it's a big thumbs up. I have to do a full run of all of these games to make sure there is no critical crashes, though. I also tested Lego Marvel's Avenger but it constantly crashes at the Loki custscene and Lego The Hobbit is just unstable and randomly crashes at every try.

As for my preferred game, Witcher 3, It's awesome. Ok got no hairworks, but personnally, I don't care. Such false "open source with limited access proprietary stuff" should not exist imo, anyway. I also have the invisible siren problem that's probably the same issue that makes Detlaff look like a flying wig wearing a coat, in the cutscenes. Lol!

Still, I can play my favorite game, and the performances are surprisingly great, so... In fact having played the game on "the other OS" and considering that I had to deal with major stuttering and tearing... The SteamPlay version is better ootb.

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