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Half-Life remake Black Mesa hits over 100,000 Steam reviews to Overwhelmingly Positive
8 February 2024 at 10:54 pm UTC Likes: 1

Recently did the umpteenth replay when the 25th anniversary
release hit Steam - but with filtering off.
Definite version for me.

The big Portal 2 mod Portal: Revolution is out now on Steam
8 January 2024 at 10:20 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: nenoroWhen you realize people have more love than big companies

Not sure you mean Valve in particular.

Stumbled across that video last week and it kind of made me understand
better why it's so hard for them to get new content out of the door.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoP-rq5sruw

Spoiler, click me
And how a community project probably saved Portal 2 from never being released (as many other Valve projects).

Enter the mind of a game dev on the brink in The Prisoning: Fletcher's Quest
22 December 2023 at 5:42 pm UTC

Will be a no brainer.
So far every single title from them was ace.

Not to mention the lovelya and awesome NES port of Alwa's Awakening, that left me speechless.

Nightdive Studios announce Turok 3 and Star Wars: Dark Forces remasters
23 August 2023 at 11:19 am UTC Likes: 4

Quoting: FrankHorriganThe creator of The Force Engine seems to have collaborated on the Dark Forces remake to some extent. He put up an FAQ to clarify questions here: FAQ

A bit sad he didn't get any money for his consulting service.
Though, he doesn't complain and sees other benefits.

But still.

A Void Hope looks like a fun atmospheric adventure with a synthwave soundtrack
11 June 2023 at 6:32 pm UTC Likes: 1

Some of Forslind's recent tweets

https://twitter.com/MikaelForslind/status/1666782758130122753

A retweet of Whoopi Goldberg blasting Blizzard for not releasing Diablo IV on Mac:

"I totally understand that AAA doesn't release their games on Mac since they're a business and what's important is money. But indies that doesn't release on Mac, that always makes me surprised. It's feels great to make a game and make it accessible as possible!"

Further down the thread, though. :/

https://twitter.com/MikaelForslind/status/1666794231808118791

"I didn't really take a stand for Linux & Mac. I learned everything I can about game dev from my time at Image & Form and they did Linux/Mac for all their SteamWorld games up until they became AAA. I'd assume if Elden Pixels becomes huge some day we'll go Windows-only too :)"

Btw, big fan of Elden Pixel's games so far!

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 24: Mother Knows Best
7 February 2023 at 9:45 am UTC

Thanks for that content, Hamish! :)

The open source NVIDIA Vulkan driver 'NVK' begins to run games
5 February 2023 at 1:48 pm UTC Likes: 2

FGLRX



Quoting: CorbenAnd here am I, using nVidia since decades, barely having issues and even being happy about DLSS and nvenc ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I remember being very disappointed about ATi back then, when the fglxr driver wasn't updated for X anymore and I couldn't use my Radeon X1950 Pro anymore, and the card wasn't even that old. nVidia instead still supports really old cards with their legacy drivers on modern systems.

Sure it all changed in the meantime, from my experience though nVidia cards are not half as bad as you could get the impression by some comments. Neither my Ubuntu nor Arch system had issues with the proprietary drivers (fingers crossed).

The open source NVIDIA Vulkan driver 'NVK' begins to run games
12 January 2023 at 8:32 am UTC

Quoting: fireplace
Quoting: subDo they have enough docs from Nvidia in order to not rely on reversing stuff?
It's mostly reverse engineered. Collabora posted about it a while ago.

https://www.collabora.com/news-and-blog/news-and-events/introducing-nvk.html

Thanks!

*MEH* so much wasted energy on stuff that should just be documented.

The open source NVIDIA Vulkan driver 'NVK' begins to run games
11 January 2023 at 1:50 pm UTC Likes: 1

Do they have enough docs from Nvidia in order to not rely on reversing stuff?

Steam Deck hits Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan on December 17th
30 November 2022 at 6:08 pm UTC Likes: 1

Late revenge for the NES release schedule
JP: July 15, 1983 (Famicom)
NA: October 18, 1985
EU: September 1, 1986