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Total War Saga: TROY is now a 12 month Epic Games Store exclusive
11 August 2020 at 7:30 pm UTC

Quoting: TheSHEEEP
Quoting: Ehvis
Quoting: Eikehttps://twitter.com/feralgames/status/1292827642526408706

Also immediately clear that the Linux release has been delayed. If not cancelled.
In this case, it makes sense, though.

Right now, the game is only available on EGS, which doesn't support Linux.
Wouldn't make sense for any publisher to pay Feral to do a Linux port when it can't be sold anywhere (except maybe on Feral's own store, but why would publishers care about that).

Just wait until it comes out on Steam, chances are that then there will be a Linux version.

Only issue is there you miss out on it being free

Valve gets another developer to work on Linux graphics drivers, starting with AMD RADV
28 July 2020 at 10:00 pm UTC Likes: 4

Great news that valve keep investing in linux, I would love to know what the return is for valve corp on linux investment. Do we spend enough for them to retain profit even after monthly wage bill and investments, in graphics compatibility and innovation or do they make a loss on it each qtr banking on the long game.

Cooler Master are doing a slick Kickstarter-exclusive Raspberry Pi 4 case
24 July 2020 at 11:05 pm UTC

Well am def not the market here but if its a quality case and cooler master don't want to make it part of their core line up hell if you have the cash why not. I have seen some amazing projects with the pi computers and they are very versatile its just i know i would never use it.

Thief inspired FOSS stealth game The Dark Mod has a massive new release
2 July 2020 at 6:20 pm UTC

Quoting: hummer010
Quoting: crt0megaI'd love to see the original Thief missions recreated within TDM :/

That would be fantastic!!

It was such a ground breaking game at the time. It would be great fun to run through those missions again in a more modern engine.

It would be great but i imagine very very difficult to obtain permission even if the game is free.

Supraland stops supporting Linux shortly after leaving GOG entirely
28 June 2020 at 6:27 am UTC

Quoting: Purple Library Guy
Quoting: Whitewolfe80That problem is of course proton has become the clutch we all rely on for games on linux.
Speak for yourself. I've never used it. Not because I'm virtuous, mind you, just because most games I ever play are from Paradox and the rest are ones I read about here.

Good for you but you are in the minority

Supraland stops supporting Linux shortly after leaving GOG entirely
28 June 2020 at 6:26 am UTC

Quoting: Linuxwarper
Quoting: Whitewolfe80Thing for me its too late yes our marketshare has increased but almost every single video/article that says nows the time to try linux has one draw back proton its all they talk about and lutris I use both so i am part of the problem. That problem is of course proton has become the clutch we all rely on for games on linux. We have collectively given up on native gaming with the exception of indie games and the one to three games we get from feral a year. We have already seen developers say use the proton version if you want a linux version that attitude has quickly become the norm.
Few if anyone has given up on native gaming. It's simply factual that many major games will never be ported to Linux. To play them, we use Proton. And by the time they do come to Linux people will have either moved on or the wait has been so long that you could buy the Windows version of the game far cheaper than the Linux native one.

No matter how much you ask devs for native ports they simply will not come. If they do come by any chance the possibility of it being poorly handled isn't low. To point that as OS is updated the game runs into issues running or it has poor performance.

Developers telling us to rely on Proton for their games proves little about current state of native games. For all you know these devs had in mind a hacky release of their game for Linux. So poorly developed for Linux that Proton preceeds it with ease in performance. What is the point of native games for Linux if these native releases are poorly handled or of poor quality?

I am sorry i disagree completely really how many linux gamers have bought Red dead 2 how many are going to by cyberpunk neither of which is ever coming to linux because the majority of linux gamers will buy them and play them on proton. Which means why the fuck would a small publisher waste the cash doing a linux port when they have seen their peers profit from no effort from linux gamers.

Supraland stops supporting Linux shortly after leaving GOG entirely
27 June 2020 at 12:05 pm UTC Likes: 4

Thing for me its too late yes our marketshare has increased but almost every single video/article that says nows the time to try linux has one draw back proton its all they talk about and lutris I use both so i am part of the problem. That problem is of course proton has become the clutch we all rely on for games on linux. We have collectively given up on native gaming with the exception of indie games and the one to three games we get from feral a year. We have already seen developers say use the proton version if you want a linux version that attitude has quickly become the norm.

The Steam Summer Sale 2020 is live with a Points Shop
26 June 2020 at 9:26 am UTC

I have to be honest am looking at this sale and nothing even vaguely interests me that i do not already own but great opportunity to fill out on some cheap linux games just to support the platform. I picked up the turok games probably wont play them but just to support the effort of porting native games.

side note i could not see anyone covering it but Injustice the mortal kombat justice league turn over is free i believe it works under proton at least in single player

The Steam Summer Sale 2020 is live with a Points Shop
25 June 2020 at 11:53 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: SolarThe original COD is tempting, but even at 50% off is still way too much!

When you say original cod do you mean the 1998 original or modern warfare

Wine 5.11 is out with more NTDLL work, NetIO kernel driver started
19 June 2020 at 9:16 pm UTC Likes: 1

Ah god star trek armada the game was not great but the babylon 5 total conversion mod made that game amazing