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The Silent Age, a thrilling point and click adventure now has a Linux version
4 January 2019 at 1:40 pm UTC Likes: 2

It's a good adventure game with an interesting sci-fi story (I don't want to spoil anything). I really enjoyed it when I played it on Android a few years ago.

The Zelda-like ARPG 'Hazelnut Bastille' is funded, standalone prequel announced
30 November 2018 at 8:23 pm UTC Likes: 1

I love how Dawnthorn looks like Link's Awakening DX while Hazelnut Bastille looks like a Link to the Past.

The Steam Halloween Sale is live, here's a few Linux picks if you needed more games for your collection
29 October 2018 at 7:47 pm UTC Likes: 4

TimeFreezeMust resist. Must resist...
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I picked up Observer, First Winter and Paratopic for some creepy Halloween gaming, and I picked up Kerbal Space Program and Lamplight City because they were good deals. All discounted for the sale.

The latest Steam Client Beta has some fixes for Steam Play, Steam Link improvements and so on
20 September 2018 at 1:36 pm UTC Likes: 5

TheSHEEEP
liamdawe
titiCan someone sum up which of those games is :
a) a native linux game
b) runs with proton out of the box
c) runs with proton ( with some tricks )
d) is really windows only
(Maybe liamdave can add the results to the main article)
Which of...what games?
ALL. THE. GAMES.

There's a pretty good compatibility list available.

The original The Banner Saga is no longer officially supported on Linux
14 August 2018 at 12:52 pm UTC Likes: 5

It unfortunate, but it makes sense. The game Anodyne had the same problem with Adobe AIR and has since dropped official Linux support (but as of a few years ago Anodyne was still playable if you configure some things manually).

QuoteAt the time we started development, Adobe was strongly supporting Linux

I don't really buy this. When I bought Anodyne in 2013, it was a struggle getting it working on Linux even with the developer and other Linux users being very helpful in the Steam forums. This wasn't a new situation in 2013, so when they launched their kickstarter in 2012, Adobe's support for AIR on Linux was definitely not "strong".

I get that they thought they'd be able to make it work on Linux with AIR, but let's not put all the blame on Adobe. There has never been good Linux support from Adobe.

Myst 25th Anniversary Collection will not being seeing a Linux release for now
19 May 2018 at 8:18 pm UTC

This is typical of Cyan. They seem afraid of a Linux build not being perfect. RealMyst Masterpiece Edition runs on Unity and Obduction runs on Unreal Engine 4, but no Linux support. I even messaged them a couple times offering to help debug and test Linux builds of these games for them, but they never responded about that.

Valve have announced the Steam Link app and the Steam Video app (updated)
9 May 2018 at 5:29 pm UTC Likes: 3

I hope they allow the touch screen to act as mouse inputs on phones/tablets. That would be a great way to play mouse-based games without a PC.

The open source fantasy turn-based strategy game 'Battle for Wesnoth' is now on Steam
2 May 2018 at 5:11 pm UTC

This was one of the first Linux games I played back in 2004. I think it was version 0.7 or 0.8 back then.

Eastshade, an absolutely gorgeous looking adventure game about a travelling painter will come to Linux
12 March 2018 at 11:37 pm UTC

I'm looking forward to this. I was looking forward to Leaving Lyndow too, but didn't end up playing it since it never came to Linux. I'm glad that they're considering Linux this time. Thanks for the info. This one wasn't on my radar yet.

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