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Fly Dangerous, the 'love letter' to Elite Dangerous racing is now on Steam
24 May 2022 at 10:16 pm UTC

Love that gem :> Failing in this since 0.2.0 now

Steam Racing Fest is now live until May 30th with a mini-trivia game
24 May 2022 at 10:34 am UTC Likes: 4

Can add now:

  • Fly Dangerous 100% off (cuz it's free and will always be - oh and it's opensource)


Steam threw a wrench into the planned release date so it only popped up today and not at the start of the Racing Fest.

X4: Foundations 5.00 gets a Beta with AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR)
27 January 2022 at 7:07 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: noctHas anyone had luck with FSR on Linux? I tried it on the weekend, but when I enable FSR it loads for a while and resets my setting. I'm running Pop OS and have a RTX 3070 if that makes a difference, but from what I read FSR should also work on nvidia cards.

Anyways, fantastic game, I recommend this to everyone who likes space games and simulations.
Didn't try it yet but yeah, fantastic game. Sunk many hours into this.

Get a fresh up close and personal look at the Steam Deck with Hellish Quart
21 January 2022 at 6:59 pm UTC

Quoting: skinnyraf
Quoting: bekoOh wow. Why didn’t my HEMA bubble tell me about this before?

That’s freakin awesome - for a game!

Skallagrim did at least one video covering Hellish Quart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmtuab65yHM
Heh, thx. Didn't watch Skal in years (and also revoked my Patreon sub - dude gets enough and really didn't need my few bucks so I felt the money better used for some smaller artist). Mebbe I should catch up sometimes.

Get a fresh up close and personal look at the Steam Deck with Hellish Quart
20 January 2022 at 12:14 pm UTC Likes: 6

Oh wow. Why didn’t my HEMA bubble tell me about this before?

That’s freakin awesome - for a game!

DXVK 1.9.3 is out supporting DLSS, D3D9 improvements and more
11 January 2022 at 1:44 pm UTC Likes: 2

Quoting: mrdeathjrIn my case solve invisible things in richard burns rally
I'm curious. Did you know there were invisible things?

Asking because it came as a surprise for me on some games when I could suddenly see something that was missing before. Cinematic videos included

Ryan Gordon gets an Epic MegaGrant to further improve SDL, helping with next-gen APIs
15 November 2021 at 3:58 pm UTC Likes: 2

Quoting: Whitewolfe80
Quoting: GroganThere's a name I haven't heard in a long time, I'm glad he's still working on Linux gaming. Back in the good old days, he was the guy for porting Linux games. I played a lot of them.

Some of his work still runs perfectly to this day, even if the Loki installers don't. For example, Unreal Tournament 2004... in one of his patches he included a 64 bit build. I still run that SAME game (with the directory copied to new computers over the years) on a pure 64 bit system simply by dropping some older 64 bit libraries in the program directory. (e.g. libstdc++.so.5)

He still does porting work he did the turok ports to linux for nightdrive

Indeed, he has a Patreon thingy going where you can read on his current shenanigans: https://www.patreon.com/icculus

Ryan is busy, as usual :) We can be happy to have him around.

Interplay updating many classic titles on Steam to add support for Linux
18 October 2021 at 2:18 pm UTC Likes: 2

QuoteM.A.X.: Mechanized Assault & Exploration

Just by the off chance that anyone is still into this and wants to multiplayer: Mechanized Assault & eXploration Reloaded is still out there.

The release is basically fine but very old.
The GIT develop branch has a lot of changes under the hood (mostly moving to SDL2) but we didn't reach release quality [yet]. It also uses CMAKE nowadays so it should be way easier to compile too.

Disclaimer: Yes, that's kinda my baby.

Steam Play Proton 6.3-6 is out now with lots of fixes and new game support
23 August 2021 at 11:11 am UTC

Wonder what they fixed for Elite Dangerous. Mebbe that one missing folder one has to created on first launch? Wouldn't know of anything else not working ootb.

I'm now a true convert after using a Vertical Mouse
4 August 2021 at 11:59 am UTC Likes: 2

Welcome to team Vertical, Liam 😀

Did basically the same some years ago. I also had the choice between CSL and Anker for starting out and read that they are basically the same. After some weeks of getting used to this I noticed that my always sour wrist would feel a lot better. I didn’t like how light the Anker feels tho (and I smashed it all over the table on various occasions due to the unusual height).

Eventually I settled with an Autley, that is a somewhat heaver and a lot larger, fitting my hands better. The internal batteries can be recharged via micro USB connector (and also operated while charging) and can go for days. I’m very very happy with that model.

This one has some really weird plastic tho that sometimes feels very yuk and moist. No idea what this is. I guess the quest for the perfect Vertical will never end.

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Originally noted at: https://beko.famkos.net/2021/08/04/on-vertical-mouse/