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Desperados III confirmed to be coming to Linux this Summer
18 June 2020 at 4:53 am UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: mylkamaybe because there arent many games like it
desperados, robin hood, commandos... i think thats pretty much it

I would add Chicago 1930 & partisans 1941 to the list. Shadow Tactics already is there

Pharaoh-like isometric city builder Nebuchadnezzar confirmed for GOG and Steam
16 June 2020 at 3:32 pm UTC Likes: 2

There is actually quite a lot of Egypt based games coming up.

Egyt : old Kingdown and Egypt: Predynastic,
although you don't see much of your Kingdom. It is more turn based decisions on a regional map.
Not enough micro management and looking at your city like the pharao/zeus/caesar games.
A true pharao successor needs more. The Julius engine is ok, but it won't touch HD textures any time soon.
SO i am looking forward to this game and builders of egypt , which is another town builder game set in that time epoch :)

What are you clicking on this weekend? Come tell us
6 June 2020 at 10:31 am UTC

Clearly the Desperados 3 Demo , only 10 days left until the release.
Looking forward to the improving wine releases to deal with the Windows MediaFramework requirements of many modern games.

Wine 5.9 is out with major WineD3D Vulkan work
22 May 2020 at 9:04 pm UTC

I still hope they continue working on their old translation layer too not just Vulkan

Come tell us about what you've been gaming on Linux lately
17 May 2020 at 9:39 pm UTC Likes: 1

Shadow Tactics, now that Desperados 3 is almost there

Direct3D to Vulkan gets even better with DXVK 1.7
16 May 2020 at 8:38 pm UTC

Weren't there attempts to create mesa front ends for dx as well for higher dx versions? It would be interesting to see if the vk layer has disadvantages due to more converting needed

NVIDIA have now formally announced the Ampere GPU architecture
14 May 2020 at 6:28 pm UTC

Not necessarily, it may just not be part of the keynote and come independently later.

NVIDIA have now formally announced the Ampere GPU architecture
14 May 2020 at 5:51 pm UTC

Quoting: Guest
Quoting: ShmerlNothing on their previous driver open sourcing statement? Sounds like things aren't getting better on the Linux front.

It's literally a hardware event.
OSSing the drivers wouldn't fix anything btw, it'd only make them uncompetitive for a few years, just as it happened with amd. Plus who wants to stay on bleeding-edge just to get a driver update?
They had it planned for the original in person event, so regardless of solving problems, it would still be interesting what it is. At least we can laugh at it ;)

Wine 5.7 is out with more WineD3D Vulkan work, a start on a USB device driver
25 April 2020 at 7:17 am UTC

Do we have a time frame for focal packages? I can't use the old Eoan Packages to fulfill Dependancies.

What have you been playing recently and what do you think about it?
23 February 2020 at 9:21 pm UTC

Xcom 2: Covert Infiltration :
Man i hate and love it at the same time, nothing is more difficult and rewarding at the same time than this game.
I lost countless missions and campaigns to bad planning and greed. Still i come back every time. Phoenix Point doesn't manage to copy that feeling.

World of Warcraft, it is time for a linux native solution blizzard :)

Shadow Tactics, in the spirit if desperados and robin hood, this game looks great and is fun. I hope the sequel desperados 3 by the same studio will be on Linux too

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