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Teslagrad Magnetic Sidescroller Available Next Week
7 December 2013 at 4:18 am UTC

After playing the demo, I'm surprised it's only $9.99. It's a very nice game, aesthetics and gameplay are really well done. I especially like the teleporter boots

Apotheon Confirmed For Linux!
5 December 2013 at 11:17 pm UTC

Hopefully it gets released alongside the other platforms. I'm currently waiting on Blood of The Werewolf, released over a month ago on Windows, to give a date when they might get the Linux port out. 

Shadowrun Returns RPG Officially Available On Linux
30 November 2013 at 10:55 pm UTC

The game is plagued with crashes for me. And without quicksave this is bloody frustrating! Seems it might be an AMD issue

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Looks Set To Hit Linux
21 November 2013 at 11:56 am UTC

Stellar, I can't wait

Steam's October Hardware Survey - Linux Still Holding Itself Up
17 November 2013 at 8:01 pm UTC

No survey yet for me, but I'll be ready

Help Improve OpenGL Support In Mesa Drivers
17 November 2013 at 7:52 pm UTC

I guess I missed this the first time, luckily pay day was yesterday

Developers And The Dreaded Platform Listing Of "PC"
17 November 2013 at 4:46 pm UTC

Quote from liamdawe
Quote from Hamish
QuoteWe have Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, and let's face it Ubuntu Linux mainly even though people of other distro's don't like to admit it and will probably jump down my throat for even stating it, but Ubuntu is the single most popular distro around, it is the only distro Steam officially supports for a reason. That's a whole 'nother argument altogether though so try not to focus on that too much.

I am sorry, but if you did not want people to jump down your throat why did you even bring it up? There is stating an on topic opinion in an editorial and then there is flame bait. I could go into a huge rant about the difference between a plurality and an actual majority, and how Ubuntu most definitely does not have an absolute majority and games the system through it's plurality status, but I will pay enough deference to the main point of the article to just leave this here.

I bring it up as it's my opinion, an editorial is an opinion piece remember. It's also coming off the fact that Ubuntu on the Steam survey has ~0.8% of users, Mint is the only one to come close with around ~0.1% which is also based on Ubuntu. Bearing in mind we are a gaming site a gaming survey is a good measure.

Show me hard facts to prove otherwise than Ubuntu being the most popular distro and I may believe it.

I think what Hamish was trying to say, or maybe I'm just projecting, that the Ubuntu mention was kind of unneeded. Even if Ubuntu is the most popular, to which I'd agree, I don't see what it has to do with article.

Developers And The Dreaded Platform Listing Of "PC"
17 November 2013 at 2:48 pm UTC

Quote from Hamish
QuoteWe have Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, and let's face it Ubuntu Linux mainly even though people of other distro's don't like to admit it and will probably jump down my throat for even stating it, but Ubuntu is the single most popular distro around, it is the only distro Steam officially supports for a reason. That's a whole 'nother argument altogether though so try not to focus on that too much.

I am sorry, but if you did not want people to jump down your throat why did you even bring it up? There is stating an on topic opinion in an editorial and then there is flame bait.

Agreed.

While I think PC can be misleading, I don't think it's much of a problem. I bet the next generation, most of which will have never of had a "home phone" will find our use of the term "phone" to describe our mobile pocket computers confusing if they thought about how it undermines it's numerous other capabilities, but they probably won't. If a bathroom has no bath, I still call it a bathroom without pause. It's just a trait of language, I think.

3079 Block Action RPG Now On Steam
17 November 2013 at 2:35 pm UTC

I might get the game before the steam sale ends, but I'm on the fence. The aesthetics of the game do nothing to draw me in. Not to say I need cutting edge graphics, quite the contrary. The art style just looks boring and lazy to me and, to borrow a common culinary phrase, we eat first with our eyes. While gameplay quality is also a large factor, presentation counts for a lot in my book.

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