Tagged:  open-source

By RootGamer, September 17, 2014 0 Download, Lutris, News

Lutris is a gaming platform such as Steam or Desura, just without the ability to buy games but fully open source. Lutris make use of more than twenty emulators and game runners to provide a very large library of supported games.

By Kereltis, September 16, 2014 2 Editorial, News

Microsoft has bought Mojang and Minecraft but is this the end for Linux Gamers? Editorial Although it is very sad for Linux gamers that another independent title has been eaten up by a giant corporate entity with a terrible record for cross-platform where it counts. There is also hope and morning light to burn those creepers off the roof (there’s a creeper on the roof… Read More »

By RootGamer, August 6, 2014 0 Download, News, Unvanquished

The open-source shooter ‘Unvanquished’ keeps improving. The community is very much alive and the projects development is a all time high(?). Latest Unvanquished v0.30 got released, introducing all kinds of improvements and new candy to enjoy.

By Kereltis, April 8, 2014 0 Download, Evolution RTS, Game, News

The Open Source real time strategy title “Evolution RTS” has been released free (in more ways than one) on Steam! About This is what we love to see here at Rootgamer, an open source title making it through GreenLight and getting onto Steam. It is great to see and I hope they do very well with “Evolution RTS”. Evolution RTS is a free an Open… Read More »

By RootGamer, February 5, 2014 1 Download, News, OpenDungeons

OpenDungeons, an open source, real time strategy game sharing game elements with the Dungeon Keeper series and Evil Genius. Players build an underground dungeon which is inhabited by creatures. Players fight each other for control of the underground by indirectly commanding their creatures, directly casting spells in combat, and luring enemies into sinister traps.  The open-source implementation of the classic Dungeon Keeper, Open Dungeons, is… Read More »

By Ultimoore, December 31, 2013 0 Valyria Tear

A friend of mine Yohann Ferreira posted today on his Valyria Tear Blog a nice happy new message to all the fans of Valyria Tear. Happy New Year to everyone! Hey! Just in time to wish you all a Happy New Year to you and your family! 🙂 What about the update for the game? I was just getting to that you savages. Yohann works… Read More »

By Kereltis, December 26, 2013 0 0 A.D., News

The international team behind Wildfire Games have been busy this holiday season and have now released Alpha 15 of 0 A.D.! About 0 A.D. has to be the most awaited open source game in the history of histories but today during this festive season we got a gift from Wildfire Games, alpha 15 of 0 A.D. and I can’t wait to start playing. 0 A.D…. Read More »

By Ultimoore, December 3, 2013 0 News, Tethical

Awhile back ago I did an interview with Scott Overman designer of Tethical. Now Tethical is an open-source strategy RPG engine with a growing number of development tools to make using it easier. Scott then launched a kickstarter page for that open source engine in hopes of financially helping him really focus on the tools for the engine allowing developers ease of developing for the… Read More »

By Ultimoore, November 26, 2013 0 Linux Game Awards, News

I have a Dream. Well as advertised on Linux gaming reddit Rootgamer, Freegamer and Linux Game Database are working together to give the power to vote for your favourite Open Source Game of the month. You know why? Because we want to that is why. Open source projects don’t have the money like commercial games to advertise and plus this is our way (as Linux… Read More »

By Ultimoore, September 27, 2013 2 News, Valyria Tear

Valyria Tear is a personal favourite FOSS JRPG of mine, the game is made by Yohann Ferreira a friend of mine and I have been following this project for quite some time. Yohann has also contributed to other projects such as Children of Solarus and Mana. His labour of love is Valyria Tear. Each release of Valyria Tear adds something special like bug fixes , improved gameplay, more monsters and more story.

By RootGamer, September 24, 2013 2 News, Steam, SteamOS

SteamOS is described by Valve as an open source and free to use operating system based on Linux in combination with its own Steam platform. The OS should make it easier for hardware manufacturers to adapt their products for use in the living-room-PC. They can be bundled with their systems free of charge. In addition, SteamOS publisher and game developers can directly contact gamers, while players… 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 RootGamer, July 13, 2013 2 Download, News, Urban Terror

The total conversion mod ‘Urban Terror‘ for Quake III Arena has been updated. The community project just released the ‘v4.2.014’ update which features some improvements and bug fixes. Urban Terror is build upon a modified ioquake3 engine, which doesn’t require Quake III Arena. 

By RootGamer, June 30, 2013 0 Crowd funding, Download, News, Plee the Bear

Plee the Bear is a game platform where you play an angry bear whose son was kidnapped by god. This is a difficult challenge individual! Get started in this great adventure to find them and save your son. Because you want to save is it not? Or slap? Maybe two …

By RootGamer, May 31, 2013 3 Download, News, ReactOS

ReactOS is a free open source operating system based on the best design principles found in the Windows NT® architecture (Windows versions such as Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 are built on Windows NT architecture). Written completely from scratch, ReactOS is not a Linux based system, and shares none of the UNIX architecture.