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Like cats? Cattails is a 2D RPG with light survival elements where you're a feral cat
10 November 2017 at 10:41 pm UTC Likes: 1

This will be my next stardew valley!

CrossCode, the rather good retro-inspired 2D Action RPG has a big update with more story content
3 July 2017 at 11:27 am UTC

I played this a while ago. I like the graphics and the style. However in my opinion the whole being-mute-stuff is horribly executed in a way that it's entirely implausible how other people react to her muteness.

But the real reason why I stopped playing this is the controls/balance: IMO it's way too hard when playing it with a xbox360 controller. I'd compare it to hyperlight drifter in terms of difficulty.

However this is about half a year ago... guess many things have changed since then.

The Mesa GLSL shader cache is now enabled by default
6 March 2017 at 3:39 pm UTC

KuJoand with this ppa the OpenGL Version is up to 4.5 .
But it looks like your version string still says 3.0... so I guess dying light still won't work with it? Anybody tested that?

Start your engines as DiRT Rally is now on Linux, port report & review
3 March 2017 at 10:46 am UTC

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ungutknutDoes it have a local multiplayer/splitscreen mode?
As of this Steam Discussion on February 15th, there was apparently no such option. An option I would love to see in any game since Pitstop II.

As I bought it this mornging, and its currently installing on my video recorder, I will tell you if I found it later on.
Thanks for your answer. That's a massive bummer for me... I've been playing Dirt 3 in wine for years in splitscreen with friends and was waiting for Dirt Rally to replace it. I hope they'll add that feature someday.

Start your engines as DiRT Rally is now on Linux, port report & review
2 March 2017 at 2:35 pm UTC Likes: 1

I've been waiting for that one. Good to know it performs well and is free of major bugs.

But I have one question left: Does it have a local multiplayer/splitscreen mode?

Block’hood, the upwards focused neighbourhood-building simulator is now on GOG
8 February 2017 at 1:02 pm UTC

InverseTelecineBut it's kind of impossible to judge a "city" builder by a trailer. Anyone tried it?
Yeah, great medidative game. I love the style and the soundtrack. Also the symbiosis of different blocks is a nice idea.

But it failed to keep me entertained for more than a few hours as I pretty soon had unlocked all buildings/blocks and there was no challenge anymore except from building higher which can be a pain in the ass because the strucural elements don't work like I expected them to (actually they didn't work at all).

But it was still early access when I played it (perhaps a month ago), so I guess this was just a bug. Also the possible arrangement of blocks (how to rotate them and from which side they can have access) is kind of unsatisfying/annoying all too often... eventually you possibly want the tower to look nice; but it's sometimes not possible to arrange it to your taste.

I think it's worth about 10€. Wouldn't pay more for it.

'VCMI' is an open-source engine for Heroes of Might and Magic 3
7 November 2016 at 1:50 pm UTC

Another easy way to play it in resolutions > 800x600 would be to just play the HD-edition of HOMMIII via wine. Works flawless for me.

Mad Max released for Linux, port report and review available
2 November 2016 at 12:47 pm UTC

In addition to the last 2 posts: I'm playing on 2 machines with a R9 270 (mesa from padoka ppa) and a GTX970 (latest proprietary driver that ships with Xubuntu 16.04). They both feature about the same specs when it comes to RAM/CPU and so on.

The perceived framerate is the same on both systems with settings on "very high" - it runs smooth but shows noticeable performance-drops pretty often when driving around. As it's the same on both setups I assume the limiting factor isn't the GPU/driver.

I hope there'll be an update because otherwise the game is really great. Can't remember the last time I've enjoyed a AAA-title that much. Perhaps Monkey Island 1?

Aspyr Media are reminding Linux gamers not to give up hope on Civilization VI
25 October 2016 at 9:20 pm UTC

I think it's all just social media marketing. Aspyr is learning from Feral it seems. Of course CivVI will come to linux.

Mad Max released for Linux, port report and review available
24 October 2016 at 10:13 am UTC

Haven't read the whole thread but just want to state that I've got a similar audio bug:

After I've finished the "build a sniper rifle" mission sound-fx stopped working. No motor sound and such.

It's exactly the same bug that happens with the wine-version of Flatout 2; so the ride-a-crash-car-in-the-wastelands-with-a magically-silent-motor-feeling came back from the good old days. Sometimes It's just that on the other day it's random noise when starting the game - pretty much like Liam experienced it.

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