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Changing your country on Steam has been made harder to battle VPNs
1 August 2020 at 5:07 am UTC Likes: 6

I guess that's part of the "Globalization is for big business, not customers!" textbook. Apparently it's totally fine for a US company to ship your job to Vietnam because wages there are a fraction of what they are here, but if a customer goes "Ok, I can make that work for me too, and shop where it's cheaper!", the same companies go "Oh no, YOU can't do that. Only WE can!"

Too funny.

Orcs Must Die! 3 on Stadia is a vibrant and thoroughly entertaining romp
24 July 2020 at 9:11 pm UTC Likes: 2

I loved the second instalment in the series, but I am in the "Stadia-exclusive is a dealbreaker" group, so I will probably get it when it releases for Windows and works with Proton.

Civilization VI - Ethiopia Pack is out with a 'Secret Societies' game mode - free weekend
24 July 2020 at 1:28 am UTC Likes: 2

Quoting: dudeSo my favorited linux game dev Aspyre Games is back on the scene?

Most likely they are just honouring an existing contract. Mind you that they took on the Civ VI port BEFORE they otherwise abandoned Linux porting.

Albion Online turns 3 with a big celebration and major update in August
18 July 2020 at 5:38 pm UTC Likes: 2

For a game that doesn't even try to be attractive for today's mainstream MMO audience, it's doing quite well, indeed. If you look at EvE, which from what I can tell caters to the same kind of audience, it seems like the ceiling for a game like this would be around 300k daily users, so they still can grow a bit.

It still needs to be pointed out that a mainstream MMO would be considered an epic fail with numbers like these, so there is that. I am still wondering why nobody seems to want to make a PvE-focused MMO anymore, catering to the vast majority of players who do NOT want to be PK-ed left and right all day long. Elder Scrolls is still the newest of its kind and it's six years old now... :S

More progress on Easy Anti-Cheat in Wine / Proton coming
10 July 2020 at 8:50 pm UTC Likes: 4

Quoting: Arten
Quoting: Comandante ÑoñardoEPIC can adopt PROTON for a future Linux client..

It's opensource, they can, but if they don't suport it with programmers, or money, i don't think is ethical in time when they attack source of money of company who supporting it...

"Ethics" and "Epic" do not go in the same line...

Wasteland 3 for Linux (and Mac) delayed, possible by end of 2020
10 July 2020 at 8:46 pm UTC Likes: 3

Why is that NOT surprising, coming from the same company who needed about a year after the Windows release to deliver the promised Bards Tale IV port. "Difficult decision"'s just how these people operate.

Tropico 6 gets a new 'Lobbyistico' adding in a Corruption mechanic
9 July 2020 at 8:24 pm UTC

Eh, I got it for last Christmas and can't say it is or was unplayable. It's got some quirks, but most of them are pretty minor, IMHO.

11 years ago this month GOL was created, Happy Birthday to GamingOnLinux
1 July 2020 at 8:27 pm UTC

Happy Birthday, GOL!

Thanks for all the hard work, Liam! :)

Game model maker Asset Forge releases the big 2.0 preview for Linux
25 June 2020 at 3:45 am UTC

I'd totally love a tool like it, because I am...errrm...not too great at 3D modelling. If it would just come with assets in a different art style.

The Steam Game Festival Summer Edition is over, here's our round-up
23 June 2020 at 4:01 am UTC Likes: 2

To add the "other opinion"...I really don't bother with demos. Now, that's coming from somebody who almost never buys game at full-price, either. But for the price point I am willing to invest for most games, I am confident enough to just buy them based on what I know about them.