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Valve have pushed out a new Steam Play beta with DXVK 0.80 and more
29 September 2018 at 7:59 pm UTC Likes: 1

Doktor_MandrakeThe biggest problem I think will be compatibility, sure they might introduce updates but those could essentially break things for some games... I want the games that already work with proton to CONTINUE to work.

If I understand correctly, the intention is to allow several stable versions of Proton to be used, where a game can be "pinned" to a known working version by default, while allowing the user to override it and run with the latest. So far they have just kept updating the 3.7 version (plus a newer beta), but eventually there should be 3.7, 3.xx, 3.yy, 4.zz, etc.

Valve have pushed out a new Steam Play beta with DXVK 0.80 and more
29 September 2018 at 7:55 pm UTC Likes: 4

legluondunetLook here for Steamplay compatibility:

Wow, nice. It's a bummer that Valve isn't providing the filtering itself. I mean, they already have the white listing feature, so why don't thy give an option to filter search result by whitelisting status?

They seemed to indicate things will be more visible as Steam Play matures; it's still considered a beta feature. Meanwhile, there's a nice GreaseMonkey script that shows the compatibility status on the Steam page using the mentioned website's data:

There are also a couple Firefox addons that do something similar:

Linux hardware vendor System76 has begun teasing their new 'open-source computer'
28 September 2018 at 5:51 am UTC

slaapliedjeTheir chipsets are still crap. Everytime I use an AMD system, it has random issues.

Ironically, Nvidia made pretty good chipsets for AMD CPUs (nForce). But then AMD bought ATI...

Feral Interactive are teasing something for Linux next week
28 September 2018 at 5:38 am UTC

wintermuteThey've bought Tell Tale Games

It would be great if they put out native versions of their catalog, although they do tend to run well in Wine. But they already supported MacOS well, didn't they? I was disappointed that their dabbling in Linux testing didn't result in releases.

Mark of the Ninja Remastered from Klei Entertainment due out on October 9th
26 September 2018 at 6:29 am UTC

Segata SanshiroIt already seems to be in my library since I own the game and DLC.

Me too, nice!

I just noticed that Microsoft was the publisher on the original; I guess Klei got full rights to it.

The RPG 'Pathfinder: Kingmaker' is out with critical bugs in the Linux version
26 September 2018 at 5:58 am UTC

14Thanks for tracking the release and issues. This is on my wish list and saw that it released today; was hoping there would be some info here on how it ran. I will wait for the game to work!

This echoes my sentiments exactly. Thanks, Liam!

Lutris 0.4.20 is now out, to help you manage all your games plus some Overwatch testing
26 September 2018 at 5:52 am UTC Likes: 1

I took a quick look at Lutris just now; some quick comments:

a) I thought "Import Games" was busted. I saw on the console that it found games when clicking on the Sync buttons, but nothing showed up in the UI. Apparently you have to restart the app?

b) For Steam, it seems to only find games in the default library. On my system, that just so happens to have the least amount of games in it (because it has the most amount of free space!).

No time to try much more right now, but thanks Liam for the hints about Overwatch - I got the current bundle when they added Dungeons 3 and Hidden Folks. Didn't care about Overwatch otherwise, but if it works nicely with DXVK, might have to check it out sometime. ;)

Valve have now pushed out all the recent beta changes in Steam Play's Proton to everyone
14 September 2018 at 7:27 am UTC Likes: 1

sillyRegarding icon for SteamPlay they have already hinted about it in the steam knowledge base:

Basically a Steam Play icon.

That's ancient (and obsolete) documentation - back when Steam Play simply meant that you could pay once and play the game on more than one operating system.

Valve have now pushed out all the recent beta changes in Steam Play's Proton to everyone
14 September 2018 at 7:09 am UTC Likes: 1

HoriI know I could enable it for other unsupported games as well, but the problem is it will enable ALL games, making a mess out of my library.

I think it would work much better if non-whitelisted games:

a) continue to be filtered out in the "STEAMOS + LINUX" view

b) show in the "GAMES" view as they do now, but instead of showing the "invalid platform" dialog for Install/Play, it prompts if you want to try it with the (unsupported) Steam Play option.

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