Category:  News

By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 3 Crowd funding, Forced, Interview, News, Report

FORCED is a brand new gladiator combat-game, based on tactical cooperative 2-4 player gameplay either locally or online (also includes full single player game). Enslaved and forced to fight in mysterious arenas, the players must survive trial after trial, or face the consequences of their new power mongering master. The more they survive the more they learn about the dreadful purpose of the arenas. Their… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 0 Benchmarks, News, Nvidia, Steam

Steam on linux is a hot topic. And it got even hotter! Today, Valve released TeamFortress2 to the public. You can even use TF2 if you havn’t received a steam beta invite using the workaround!

By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 0 Download, News

Wesnoth 1.10.5 has been released. This is a bugfix release for the stable 1.10 series. For information about further changes in this release, please visit this forum thread. They offer two versions of changelogs: a rather nice to read players changelog that only includes changes every player will probably notice (and often feels empty because devs tend to forget to add their stuff there) and the (rather) complete changelog with… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 0 Download, News

Guide your gold car through a mine, switching rails with a single button. You can only go down, but thanks to an optic illusion in the levels, you can always reach every point. Play this game alone or invite some friends and play against each other. The game supports up to 6 people on one keyboard. Everyone can enjoy this family friendly game, regardless of… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 0 Crusaderkings2, Discount, News

On Marlamin we find a full list of Linux compatible games published on steam. On the list we find Crusader Kings 2 the game is now for sale at greenmangaming at $9,99. Europe is in turmoil. The lands are fragmented into petty fiefs, the emperor struggles with the Pope, and the Holy Father declares that all those who go to liberate the Holy Land will… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 16, 2012 1 Download, News

Bussiness Simulation “Airline Tycoon Deluxe” has finally landed in the Ubuntu Software Center. This classic Tycoon game, originally developed for the PC by Spellbound, was ported to OSX and iOS earlier and is now available for Ubuntu Users through the Software Center for USD 14,99. About the game Airline Tycoon Deluxe is a funny economy simulation proceeding in realtime and assigning you the complete responsibility… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 15, 2012 0 News, Steam

The people at omgubuntu made a nice coverage of Steam’s BigPicture mode. More information can be found at the github KNOWN ISSUES Hacked version: After exiting you will need to press on the steam window on “steam” and after “exit”. If you press in the close button the window will only minimize, you may need to press alt+tab again to gain focus and then exit… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 15, 2012 1 Download, News, Unity3D

Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing Community. For independent developers and studios, Unity’s democratizing ecosystem smashes the time and cost barriers to creating uniquely beautiful games. They are using… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 14, 2012 1 Crowd funding, Distance, News

With over 60hrs remaining, the Distance kickstarter project completed it’s funding. This  promising arcade racer,  build with Unity3D engine will come to our beloved OS. They announced Linux support some time ago We’re excited to announce that Distance will officially be supported on Linux! We tested Distance using the Unity 4 beta, and we feel confident that we can safely bring Distance to Linux. You can… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 13, 2012 1 Download, News

Glest is a freeware, opensource RTS (Real Time Strategy) where your goal is to build up an army and defeat your foe. Bundled with two default factions and a handful of maps, it was originally a square-off between the Magic and Tech factions, but later expanded to become modable, and boasts dozens of mods to date. The critical success of Glest is largly acknowledged to… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 12, 2012 0 Blizzard, News, PlayOnLinux

Previous week more messages appeared on forums and reddit of banned Diablo 3 Linux gamers. Early this year Blizzard banned quite some account who abused Linux and virtual machines to (successfully) farm Diablo 3 realms. With the option to sell those pickups for real money. Pretty impressive, however Blizzard began banning accounts they also  banned many Linux gamers – who are not cheaters. We’ve extensively… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 12, 2012 0 News, Petition

Current or prospective subscribers of Guild Wars 2 using the GNU/Linux system would like ArenaNet to consider partnering with the Wine project. Interoperability with GNU/Linux and other POSIX-compliant systems will be very much appreciated and beneficial to all. To remain partisan by making Guild Wars 2 officially available for Windows NT variant and OS X users only is not a fair practice to your subscribers…. Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 Download, News, OpenMW

The OpenMW team is proud to announce the release of version 0.19.0! Release packages for Ubuntu are now available via our Launchpad PPA. Release packages for other platforms are available on our Download page. This version introduces Sleeping, Potions, DEATH!!, Spell Creation, Travel, and many other features. Check out the release video: Known Issues: Launcher crashes on OS X < 10.8 Extreme shaking can occur during exterior… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 Crowd funding, News, Pier solar hd

Pier Solar was originally designed and developed for the SEGA Mega Drive & SEGA Genesis. Yes, you read that right!! It was actually the only newly developed game for SEGA’s 16-bit system in the new millennium. It’s not a port, fan translation, or a copy of any other game. Pier Solar is a 100% brand new, entirely original,16-bit RPG. Pier Solar is a 16-bit RPG… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 Download, News, Openxcom

OpenXcom, an open-source reimplementation of the X-Com: UFO Defense game developed by Mythos and Microprose, has reached version 0.4.5. This version is so fully packed with all sorts of fixes that some even grew into improvements and new features. Updated Windows downloads are now available, other platforms/versions will follow shortly (yes I will make a proper tarball…). Here’s the full changelog: New features: Ufopaedia Hungarian… Read More »