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The Linux market share appears to continue rising with Ubuntu winning
3 July 2020 at 1:10 pm UTC

Quoting: DefaultX-od
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Quoting: TheRiddick3) Nvidia to offer Wayland support.
They are offering it, it's just none of DE willing to implement it
What do you mean? Is there something Nvidia-specific they need to implement?

EGLStreams

And you guys know what's the funniest thing? Windows 10 will soon have Wayland support in WSL2 no matter what GPU will be in use.

I don't have all the info/know the story, but I believe the whole linux ecosystem was pitching for GBM and nvidia just went their way with EGLStreams?

Chrome OS appears to be edging closer to Steam support with Linux
2 July 2020 at 12:44 pm UTC

Quoting: WorMzyDon't chromebooks use ARM processors? If so, then they need *something* to emulate a x86 processor in order to make this a worthwhile exercise. I guess that's why they've gone for a VM solution (qemu can emulate x86: https://www.qemu.org/docs/master/system/target-i386.html). No idea what the performance will be like though.

I think wine works on arm to a certain extent? https://wiki.winehq.org/ARM

Valve update Team Fortress 2 to deal with bots and chat abuse
17 June 2020 at 12:32 pm UTC Likes: 2

I've zero affiliation with them, but found the experience in creators.tf servers to be really enjoyable, and to be the closest to the "old casual" mode (There is a server time limit for each map, for example), they are Community server so there won't be bots and/or chat abuse.

There's also Happy Trigger Gamers which is mostly Uk focused I believe and the activity on the server fluctuates a lot, but I had really nice games in their servers.

To this day, TF2 is my all time favourite game :)

Vulkan API support for Raspberry Pi 4 is progressing well
9 June 2020 at 7:13 pm UTC

Quoting: elmapul8GB of ram... (the same as an ps4)
vulkan support
cheap as hell..

i know its video capabilities should be fair inferior to PS4, but still this is geting impressive and turning into nice gaming machine

If only you could hook an evga into the Raspberry...maybe later iteration gets thunderbolt? One can only wish.

The International Battle Pass for Dota 2 is up with a Guilds feature
27 May 2020 at 11:55 am UTC

Quoting: gustavoyaraujoDota 2 is one of the best games avaliable on steam, it's sad a lot of people don't like to due to difficult learning curve and all the community haters.

I think it's the amount of hate that goes into the community, to the point that it's not really worth it to play without four other people you know, and even then frictions is created amongst each other; I stopped playing cause I was solo-queueing and every match was a lottery (and lack of role queue, I always ended up being support, so never learnt to be a carry and never improved, etc...) and to be fair I could not keep up with all the meta and the recent changes, for casual sure, but even there sometimes people are toxic, so I just un-installed and be happy in tf2.

Valve's revamp of Artifact with a 2.0 Beta will start going out to players sometime soon
31 March 2020 at 1:47 pm UTC

Quoting: Eike
Quoting: TheSHEEEP
Quoting: minkiuHATS.
... for the cards!
And for the mouse cursor!
And for buttons!
And for...

... the player!

Did anybody already do physical hats from games? :D


I bet they will do the little assistant/creature, they could straight import all the flying couriers from dota...

:)

Valve's revamp of Artifact with a 2.0 Beta will start going out to players sometime soon
31 March 2020 at 9:43 am UTC Likes: 11

Quoteand they do have some ideas about what they wish to sell for the game but it won't be cards. So we're likely looking at some sort of cosmetic items.

HATS.

Collabora's FOSDEM videos are up, including one on putting Linux games in Containers on Steam
5 February 2020 at 10:19 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: tgurrMeanwhile every game I try running with the "Steam Linux Runtime" fails with

`g_io_module_load': /usr/lib/gio/modules/libgiognutls.so: undefined symbol: g_io_module_load
Failed to load module: /usr/lib/gio/modules/libgiognutls.so
bwrap: execvp readlink: No such file or directory
bwrap: execvp readlink: No such file or directory
pressure-vessel-wrap: None of the supported CPU architectures are common to the host system and the container (tried: x86_64-linux-gnu, i386-linux-gnu)


while they run fine without the container solution.

It's funny how containers are said to be the cure to everything by adding yet another layer of complexity.

Out of curiosity what linux are you running?

Could it be you are using musl instead of glibc?

Google have now expanded the launch titles for Stadia up to 22
18 November 2019 at 3:34 pm UTC

This news makes me wonder if Rockstar has already shared RDR2 with Valve/Steam, and they are prepping it to be a day one Steam Play Platinum release, that would be amazing.

Valve will bring out 'Remote Play Together' to give online support to local multiplayer games
10 October 2019 at 10:58 am UTC Likes: 4

Quoting: Liam Dawe
Quoting: mirv
Quoting: TermyLets hope they roll it out for Linux, too and not leave us out like with streaming ^^

Considering it uses streaming, that might be a downside for GNU/Linux users then. I don't know - I don't use streaming via Steam at all, and so no idea what kind of shape it's in.
Given the Steam client upgrades lately and how they're trying to polish up GPU acceleration, it would be quite amazing to see this feature unavailable for Linux.

Plus I am able to share my Steam (stream) to my Android box on my TV, so I don't see why this would not work.