Category:  Contest

By Kereltis, March 1, 2015 0 Giveaway, News, Rootrivia, Star Traders: 4X Empires

Last month Trese Brothers – Brothers on a Mission – announced the Linux release of “Star Traders: 4X Empires” which is currently available on Steam. In ‘Star Traders: 4X Empires’ you take command of a rag-tag group of human refugees fleeing in the great Exodus, and must help them re-establish your galactic civilization, defend your fledgling colonies, and rediscover lost technologies.

By RootGamer, September 1, 2014 1 News, Rootrivia, Verdun

This month’s Rootrivia is closed, and we’re here to announce the winners of a copy of the WW1 shooter “Verdun”. To participate in the giveaway, one had to answer a very difficult question. Surprisingly everybody gave the right answer 🙂

By RootGamer, August 25, 2014 15 Contest, Rootrivia, Verdun

Where here have you been? I’ve waited for you. I’d rather not say how long but too much time has passed since our last Rootrivia. Better late than never 🙂 honestly I’ve been slacking.

By Ultimoore, March 1, 2014 0 Contest, News, Rootrivia

Another month, another winner…yep, it’s to announce the winner of this months Rootrivia! The Contenders The two contenders for this slightly altered version and possibly spatially disoriented timey whimey version of Rootrivia were: xpander69 & lapinop Both were awesome and excellent entries but as we only have one copy XCOM to give away we had to let the community decide which entry they preferred. winner… Read More »

By Ultimoore, February 22, 2014 1 Contest, Rootrivia

Hey there gamers of the Linux orientation. It is the time to give you the power to vote who will be the winner for February’s Rootrivia. The winner will win a free copy of which we are celebrating its coming to Linux. The Contenders Now this month we have a whopping (wait, how many contestants do we have? 2?! Shut the front door! You kidding… Read More »

By Ultimoore, February 15, 2014 0 Contest, Rootrivia

Hey there Linux gamers, This month we wanted to do something different for Rootrivia. This month we want to see how you set up for gaming on Linux. Lets get down to the how you can play. How this will work. Step 1 >>>>>>>> Take a picture of your Linux gaming setup. (make sure we can see your Linux desktop in the picture.) Step 2… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 20, 2014 0 Contest, Rootrivia

Our first Rootrivia of 2014 is over and it’s time to announce the winners! The Winners We had another good turn out for this months Rootrivia but as always there is a limited number of prizes and the winners were chosen randomly from those that got the questions correct using  Random.org. Because there were only two people who answered all the questions correctly the remaining… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 15, 2014 3 Contest, Rootrivia

Another year has passed and here we are starting 2014, can you believe it? Well, we still don’t have flying cars readily available but we do have driver-less cars just around the corner, Steam for Linux, SteamOS, Steam Machines, FirefoxOS (isn’t that a browser?), Jolla OS, Ubuntu Touchy everything, and of course last but not least our very own ROOTRIVIA!!!! Yes folks, we are back… Read More »

By Ultimoore, December 20, 2013 3 Contest

Well another contest is over. This was our best turn out yet for Rootrivia. I not only want to thank you our readers and members who came out to play but also 11Bit Studios for donating our grand prize. The Answers? You can’t handle the answers! As promised and a learning lesson from last time here are the answers to this months questions. But before… Read More »

By Ultimoore, December 15, 2013 4 Contest, Giveaway

Well it is that time of the Month. Yes, it’s time again for Rootrivia. We got some great prizes this month and some great questions. This month I will test your gaming knowledge and how much you remember the small details in some of the games you have played. Prizes Well Like I said we have some great prizes this month. This month’s grand prize… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 2, 2013 1 Contest, Giveaway, News, Report

In June 2012 development begun on the RootGamer website. Our mission; to bring awareness of the growing Linux gaming community and show Windows-gamers the potential and benefits from a Linux platform. Stats, pie and charts We opened the website to the public, the moment Steam 4 Linux Beta news surfaced. Lot has changed ever since; we have been featured in a Linux magazine, attended user group meetings, given a… Read More »

By Ultimoore, November 26, 2013 0 Linux Game Awards, News

I have a Dream. Well as advertised on Linux gaming reddit Rootgamer, Freegamer and Linux Game Database are working together to give the power to vote for your favourite Open Source Game of the month. You know why? Because we want to that is why. Open source projects don’t have the money like commercial games to advertise and plus this is our way (as Linux… Read More »

By Kereltis, November 20, 2013 2 Contest, Game, Giveaway, Irritum

In the month of Movember in the year of FOSS, 2013, we draw to a close our second ever Rootrivia competition with 15 lucky winners of the dark, mysterious, puzzle, platformer and amazingly brilliant, Irritum! The Winners We had a record number of entries for this months Rootrivia and were delighted to see so many of you take part in what we hope becomes a… Read More »

By Kereltis, November 15, 2013 2 Contest, Giveaway

It’s that time of the month again when we set a minor little challenge and ask you to answer a few Linux related questions, yes folks, it’s time to ROOTRIVIA!!! RULES All contestants may only do the challenge once. (I know and I’m tracking). Failure to do so will cost you your entry in the challenge. Challenge In this challenge we will test your minds… Read More »

By Ultimoore, October 20, 2013 5 Contest, Giveaway

Well the dust is settled and time for that moment all of you have been waiting for. But I wanted to say this contest was great. Alot of people came in and gave it their all, and some not so much. It was great to read some of your answers. I will tell you right now “Mark Wahlberg and the Funky Bunch” is not the… Read More »