Tagged:  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, 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, October 4, 2013 1 Forced, News, Report

The release of FORCED is getting close now and things are starting to shape up. This is what you can expect from BetaDwarf the next few weeks. Read more details about the game and Beta Dwarf’s future plans, in our interview with Steffen Kabbelgaard Official Release October 24th We’re getting really close now. Infact there is only 19 days left til Forced will officially be released on… 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 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.

By RootGamer, June 3, 2013 2 Interview, News, Report, Verdun

We spoke with developer Matt about Verdun, a new unique online first-person-shooter inspired by a ferocious battle in WW1 , and  M2H & Blackmill ‘s experience with Linux game development. According to Matt “It is so easy to port your game to Linux nowadays that there is really no reason why you should not do it“

By RootGamer, March 5, 2013 0 Interview, Meriwether, Report

Joshua DeBonis – founder of sortasoft –  was kind enough to give a quick word to RootGamer about his latest project  ‘Meriwether: An American Epic‘  a historically-accurate computer role-playing game.

By RootGamer, March 1, 2013 1 Forced, Interview, News, Report

Last year’s November we spoke with Steffen Kabbelgaard Grønning, Chief Executive Officer of Beta Dwarf,  about the funding of their latest project ‘FORCED‘. The game reached the original kickstarter goal of $40.000 with an additional $15.000! After a nice homemade cake, celebration on twitch and well deserved night sleep. Beta Dwarf started on the final stages of development to get ‘FORCED‘ ready for release. So what’s new today?