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Valve seem to be tightening their rules on games with sexual content
19 May 2018 at 10:00 am UTC Likes: 6

Children abuse doesn't happen in the Internet or in games. It happens in real life and most of the time among relatives. But who cares, it's much easier to ban words and throw people in jail for illegal pixels and lines. Especially when the society agrees that these pixels "encourage" and "promote" while there's zero evidence and also look at Japan sexual crime rates. Oh well.

Valve seem to be tightening their rules on games with sexual content
19 May 2018 at 9:28 am UTC Likes: 2

I believe that's exactly what they did and was so horrified in the process that they banned everything that might look as a child.

On a positive note, the overpuritanic times are always followed by sexual revolutions. The pendulum always swings back, it's a universal law.

A new Steam Client Beta adds Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support to the Steam Controller
12 May 2018 at 6:20 pm UTC Likes: 2

I only have one question: did the SC contain an inactive Bluetooth module all this time or did they manage to implement the protocol using their generic radio transmitter (i.e. not a standart BT/Wi-Fi module)? I suppose the frequencies and everything else are different so if they did that it's quite an achievement.

Bum Simulator will simulate life as a homeless person
11 May 2018 at 1:11 pm UTC Likes: 1

tuubiOffensive things aren't automatically funny unless you're eight years old or just emotionally stunted.
It's not the things themselves, it's all the outrageous reactions of hypocrites that are funny. The thing itself is usually dumb and doesn't even deserve the attention.

RUINER for Linux had another update, fixing cutscene quality and further improving performance
1 May 2018 at 3:16 pm UTC

So, for you the game viewport occupies the whole screen without black bars on top/bottom? 1920x1200 is not a very popular resolutions and when these issues happen it's hard to find confirmations.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is officially coming to Linux, port from Feral Interactive
1 May 2018 at 1:44 pm UTC Likes: 2

Great! I hope the release is a couple of weeks away considering all the previous activity. I don't even care about a free episode, it's an instabuy anyway!

RUINER for Linux had another update, fixing cutscene quality and further improving performance
1 May 2018 at 1:20 pm UTC

ShmerlI've been playing this update, and besides some garbled colors in the opening screen at 16:10 resolution, I didn't encounter any problems.
I reported that 16:10 is not supported well. Do you also have a non-redrawing bar at the bottom of the screen? After some fullscreen effects I have red lines there that just sit below the screen forever (until I restart the game, that is). The height of the area seems to be the 120 px difference between 1080 and 1200.

Rise of the Tomb Raider is now officially available on Linux, here’s a look at it with benchmarks
21 April 2018 at 10:22 am UTC Likes: 1

rkfgAs of today, this game shows the best graphics available on Linux, in all imaginable aspects, period.
This uses Vulkan btw, which is perhaps why you haven't noticed any micro stuttering on cutscenes like in some other games.. I'm certaintely glad it uses Vulkan, my CPU is the bottleneck now since recently upgrading my graphics card
Definitely. I need to check the CPU load on this one. The main upsides of Vulkan are graphical multithreading and the ability to optimize the GPU usage closely to the hardware. Basically, you can write your own videodriver for each game/engine that pushes the hardware to the limit. Before it was a guess game from both the GPU driver vendor and the game dev sides, both were trying to hit the fast path as often as possible (hence the driver updates for each new AAA title that have guesses and fixes for a particular game). Now the game devs are almost the GPU driver devs as well. And finally they can do rendering on all available cores instead of kicking the dying single threaded state machine that is OpenGL.

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