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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
By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 0

Apotheon is a 2D platform action-rpg set on the rich stage of ancient Greek mythology. Hera, the queen of Olympus, has overthrown her husband Zeus, and taken his throne as ruler of the Gods. Bitter and scornful towards the race of mortals, she launches a murderous campaign to scour them… Read More »

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 19, 2012 0 Download, Uncategorized

This project aims to reimplement the game engine of Theme Hospital, with the capability of loading assets including graphics and levels from the original game. This means that you will need a purchased copy of Theme Hospital, or a copy of the demo, in order to use CorsixTH. After most of the original engine has been reimplemented in open source code, the project will serve… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 16, 2012 1

Airline Tycoon Deluxe is a funny economy simulation proceeding in realtime and assigning you the complete responsibility for an airline. However, don’t be fooled by the funny comic style or the included jokes: A variety of tasks are requested and your competitors never miss a chance to set a trap… 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 »