Category:  Giveaway

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 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 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 »

By RootGamer, October 18, 2013 1 Giveaway, gogonlinux, News

Why do you post about a windows game?! Well, it’s a free copy of the classic ‘Carmageddon’ you can enjoy using dosbox or wine! Currently the game isn’t installable through gogonlinux but i cannot see why not. The developers have a AMA at reddit featuring this little present. Woo Hoo! and Stainless Games have launched Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now and we’re giving away 50,000 copies… Read More »

By Ultimoore, October 15, 2013 6 Contest, Giveaway

Well Rooters, it’s that time you have been waiting for. We begin the first of many challenges our site will be offering in the future. With challenges comes the best part as always, PRIZES!!!! This week we have some great prizes. But first the rules of this challenge. RULES First and and foremost. You need a Steam account for this Challenge as all the prizes… Read More »

By Ultimoore, October 8, 2013 0 Contest, Giveaway

Rootrivia Hey there rooters, The guys and I at have come up with something new for you the gamers. We are starting a new initiative to bring more content to the website to make it bigger and better. The first item we are adding to this Initiative is going to be a series of skill and knowledge based contest’s. These contests will happen between… Read More »

By RootGamer, July 18, 2013 1 Giveaway, News, Private Infiltrator

‘Private Infiltrator‘ is a stealth ‘sneaky peaky‘ game with a distinct art style. The game concept is pretty simple; your objective is to avoid enemy contact and infiltrate into their base. The game’s varying comes from it’s level design, different abilities and fancy gadgets in your inventory, challenging obstacles and enemies… The game is filled with references, humor and solid story for the attentive player. Developer ‘Espionage… Read More »

By RootGamer, April 25, 2013 2 Counter Strike, Giveaway

We are so happy to announce the CS:S giveaway winner! The lucky winner is picked at random and…

By RootGamer, April 16, 2013 1 Giveaway

‘Anomaly 2‘ is a real-time strategy game that takes the tower offense concept from Anomaly Warzone Earth to a new level. Maintaining the core concepts of the original – tactical planning and the on-field Commander to support troops in combat

By RootGamer, April 13, 2013 20 Counter Strike, Giveaway, News

Since January, is the popular shooter ‘Counter-Strike: Source‘ available on Linux through Steam. Valve done a great job porting the source-engine: the difference in performance between Windows v/s Linux is minimal, if not the same according to my benchmarks.

By RootGamer, April 1, 2013 1 Giveaway, Hotline Miami, Report

Thanks to Gamergy we organised a ‘Hotline Miami‘ giveaway. One had to post a screenshot browsing rootgamer to participate. The generator at wolfram alpha is used to get a random result. The lucky winners of ‘Hotline Miami‘ have been informed:

By RootGamer, March 24, 2013 8 Giveaway, Hotline Miami, News, Report

‘Hotline Miami‘ is a 2D top-down action video game by Dennaton Games, a team composed of Jonatan Söderström and Dennis Wedin, who had previously collaborated on Keyboard Drumset Fucking Werewolf.