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Linux gaming overlay MangoHud version 0.6.8 out now
1 August 2022 at 8:01 pm UTC

If only there was an ubuntu ppa with a 32bit version :)
Nice work though

The Humble Deck Builder Bundle is live, here's what works on Linux & Steam Deck
23 July 2022 at 11:44 am UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: krelltunezAlso, Gwent DOES NOT work on Steam Deck (at least using Heroic). No idea if it would work on regular Linux.
Heroic is missing a replacement for the GoG Background Service.
There is preliminary work at https://github.com/imLinguin/comet but it does not allow for much more than starting Gwent if you check the todo list :)

Heroic Games Launcher adds GOG Cloud Saves, Epic Overlay support, anti-cheat helpers
22 July 2022 at 11:03 am UTC

Quoting: BenUnfortunately not in some countries like Germany. We are blocked from a shitton of releases. Especially VNs and some other as well (especially shooters). Sucks :/
I only remember some versions of Unreal being inaccessible with a german ip adress on the gog store.
Although i don't think they are dangerous at all :)

Heroic Games Launcher adds GOG Cloud Saves, Epic Overlay support, anti-cheat helpers
19 July 2022 at 5:22 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: Stoney_Fish2. IMPORT, I was not sure about, does it mean you manually download a zip from GOG and select that ?
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It's for already installed games that were installed through other means.
It just marks them as installed and let's you launch the game via Heroic.

Quoting: Stoney_FishI can see how you can list from your library All or Linux or Windows games.
Can you filter this list for All or GOG or Epic games ?
The Library has three buttons on top "all" "EPIC" and "GOG" to show only the matching games.

Heroic Games Launcher adds GOG Cloud Saves, Epic Overlay support, anti-cheat helpers
19 July 2022 at 6:13 am UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: PhlebiacBut I've not heard of anything similar for other platforms mentioned (and some are probably harder to reverse engineer than others - I think Blizzard actively went after people who tried in the past?).

You can find stuff for Ubi and Origin on github.
Blizzard I think is more after Cheats I think. So far I only saw third party server software for their games and unpackers for their game archives.
I am all ears for any proof of this claim that they sabotaged attempts of a open source battle.net client

Heroic Games Launcher adds GOG Cloud Saves, Epic Overlay support, anti-cheat helpers
18 July 2022 at 8:12 pm UTC Likes: 3

Quoting: fenglengshunNow that that's a major milestone crossed, I think we might soon see Heroic's plan to expand to other stores. Itch, Ubisoft, and EA Origins maybe? Maybe Battle.net, Minecraft, FFXIV, and Riot games as well?

This is quite some heavy lifting and research. Heroic is far from feature parity with the original clients already and spread thin. They would need more people that supply code.
Unlike Lutris they are not using the original proprietary launchers and wrap those, no they write their own code that interacts with the original servers.

Heroic Games Launcher adds GOG Cloud Saves, Epic Overlay support, anti-cheat helpers
18 July 2022 at 5:45 pm UTC Likes: 2

Quoting: GeamanduraIt looks great, but does it support incrementing the play time in your GOG account?
Not yet. PlayTime Tracking isn't done for Epic Games either at the moment.

Heroic Games Launcher adds GOG Cloud Saves, Epic Overlay support, anti-cheat helpers
18 July 2022 at 5:40 pm UTC

QuoteAnd while I don't actually know, likely one also doesn't have that choice with any of the other stores (Epic, Ubisoft, etc.?)

Nobody says you can't do with them what people did with gog or epic games or amazon games.
Reverse Engineer them and make your own launcher is possible.
Some things are already done and heroic teased Amazon Games Support in the future already.
No reason to believe they aren't open for more

Steam Deck hits over 4,000 titles marked either Verified or Playable
17 July 2022 at 12:51 pm UTC Likes: 3

Quoting: DemandredNoob question, all games that run on the steam deck would work on a linux pc as well?
Yes and since a non-handheld is usually more powerful and has different outputs and inputs, the amount of games running better should be even higher.
You don't have to worry about small text, high power consumption, missing joystick and gamepad input and the likes :)

GOG finally remove the false "in progress" note about GOG Galaxy for Linux
10 July 2022 at 9:13 pm UTC

It would be great to have official api documentation and Sourcecode for every store and launcher out there. I guess steam is the most likely to do it.