Category:  Interview

By RootGamer, August 25, 2014 1 Forced, Forced 2, Interview, Report

Last year we spoke with Steffen Kabbelgaard, Chief Executive Officer of Beta Dwarf, about the co-op game ‘FORCED‘. Now they are back with FORCED-2!

By Kereltis, August 10, 2014 3 Interview, News, Report

You read it correctly, Direct X directly interacting with the Gallium open source driver! About Last week we had an opportunity to speak with Tiziano Bacocco (an open source, electro Guru from Italy) about the future of the Gallium driver (open source AMD driver) and how it is possible to have Direct X interacting directly with the driver instead of having the overhead of the… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 7, 2014 1 Game, Interview, Irritum

Anyone that has read my posts over the past several months will know that I am a fan of the superb indie title “Irritum”. It’s a game that’s close to my own heart and one that really inspires the imagination. It deals with the subject of depression very effectively and in a very interesting way. Over the holidays I got a chance to interview the… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 20, 2013 0 Interview, News, Oddworld: New-n-Tasty

Stewart Gilray, CEO of Just Add Water sat down with Derk Klomp to talk about Oddworld: New-n-tasty and his thoughts about Linux gaming and the Linux release plans for the game. Oddworld: New-n-Tasty is a next gen remake of Oddworld: Abe’s Odysee but unlike most remakes Just Add Water wants to make this enjoyable for not only newcomers to Abe’s universe but also veteran gamers… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 23, 2013 2 Interview, Lutris

This week RootGamer interviewed Mathieu Comandon, an open-source fanatic, software engineer and core developer of ‘Lutris‘. Lutris is an open gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It aims at supporting as many games as possible thanks to emulators and providing a simple and reliable experience when installing games.  What is the motivation for you to develop ‘Lutris‘? Mathieu:  Linux games have always been a bit troublesome to install and configure…. Read More »

By Ultimoore, November 18, 2013 0 Interview, Nuclear Dawn

Introduction I met Nicholas Hastings on steam right after he posted the famous screen shots of Nuclear Dawn running on Linux. Ever since then we have been talking and building a friendship. When he is not programming he like to kick back on Steam like the rest of us. Nicholas is has a very down to earth personality and has been working super hard to… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 14, 2013 0 Astral Terra, Interview

This week a new RPG-game project surfaced on the crowd funding website Kickstarter:  ‘Astral Terra‘ features beautiful smooth voxel worlds that are generated on the fly and are completely editable. Pick out a piece of land and build your home… then get ready to defend it because the planes of Astral Terra are inhabited by countless strange and wonderful creatures. This week Derk from RootGamer spoke… Read More »

By RootGamer, September 15, 2013 0 Interview, News, Report, Universum: War Front

What is Universum: War Front? • Dota by its MOBA gameplay elements. • Starcraft/Warhammer by its atmosphere, RTS elements. • Battlefield by its gameplay dynamics, FPS elements. • StarWars by its high adventure storyline. The story is about our probable future, and about what can happen after the beginning of space expansion and after the first contact with aliens. We look forward and ask a question:… Read More »

By Ultimoore, September 9, 2013 0 Interview, Kickstarter, Tethical

I have been a fan of this project for quite sometime ( 2 years to be exact ). Scott Overman is a talented programmer working on this wonderful engine called “Tethical”. Now he begins a new chapter on bringing this great open source engine to life. If you love Final Fantasy Tactics and any other Startegy RPG’s you will want to check out what Scott… Read More »

By Ultimoore, September 1, 2013 0 Interview, News, Pulsar: Lost Colony

Pulsar: Lost Colony I was on IndieDB.com checking out the latest news on some Indie games coming to Linux. I saw a lot of interesting development on a lot of projects. I came across one project that not only concept but updates that blew me away. I am talking about Pulsar: Lost Colony. I had seen their latest vlog on their work with the Oculus… Read More »

By RootGamer, August 31, 2013 1 GameplayFootball, Interview, News, Report

‘Gameplay Football‘ is an arcade footy game for PC (like Fifa/Pro Evolution Soccer). The game is developed by Properly Decent, featuring a custom build football/soccer game-engine to match the developers needs. Lead developer Bastiaan talks to us about; game features, development process, Linux support and possible source release. Find out more about ‘Gameplay Football‘ in this weeks interview.

By Kereltis, August 19, 2013 0 Amnesia, Interview, News, Report

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, a first person survival horror game about immersion, discovery and living through a nightmare. The year is 1899. Wealthy industrialist Oswald Mandus has returned home from a disastrous expedition to Mexico, which has ended in tragedy. Wracked by fever, haunted by dreams of a dark machine, he recovers consciousness in his own bed, with no idea of how much time… Read More »

By Ultimoore, August 15, 2013 0 Interview, News, Project Phoenix, Report

Couple days ago a new kickstarter campaign surfaced, ‘Project Phoenix’ is made by many skilled and well known artists who worked on successful AAA-games. Sandy Martin spoke with creative game director and producer Hiroaki Yura about game development, Linux support and more…

By Kereltis, July 16, 2013 2 Desura, Interview, News, Report

Last week Linden-Lab announced the acquisition and partnership of game distribution platform Desura. The joint-venture generated many comments with doubt, disbelieve and incomprehension in the social-media. We spoke Desura-founder ‘Scott Reismanis‘ about the new partnership to explain recent developments and potential future of Desura.

By RootGamer, June 30, 2013 0 Amnesia, Download, Interview, News

Mentorios made us curious about ‘Amnesia 2‘. We got in touch with Dan Pinchbech to find out more about the sequel to Amnesia.