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Valve say they have new ways coming to get people into Linux gaming

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 15, 2021 2:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Valve teased in their year in review 2020 post that they will have more coming for Linux gaming, like new ways for prospective users to get into Linux gaming.

Revolutionary Games continue building up their free evolution game Thrive

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 13, 2021 2:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Starting off as nothing but a tiny little cell in a massive world, Thrive is a free and open source evolution sim backed up by the power of science.

Virtual Reality voxel building game cyubeVR will be supporting Linux in a future build

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 12, 2021 10:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Minecraft in VR that's a bit more hands on? cyubeVR (pronounced Cube VR) looks absolutely delightful, and the developer has confirmed their full intention to support Linux too.

NES-style free chiptune music maker FamiStudio has a new release up

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 12, 2021 4:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Free, open source and a lot of fun to get mixing, FamiStudio is a wonderful application for making some retro tunes and there's a new release available.

Is opening up your source code worth it? Terry Cavanagh thinks it was for VVVVVV

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 11, 2021 9:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
A lot of game developer still worry about being more open with their code but it seems Terry Cavanagh (VVVVVV, Super Hexagon, Dicey Dungeons) believes it was worth it.

Update your NVIDIA drivers on Linux due to multiple security issues found

Here's something we missed with the latest NVIDIA driver updates on Linux - turns out that NVIDIA had multiple security issues that they put out in a recent security bulletin.

Getting Linux running properly on Apple M1 Silicon has begun with Asahi Linux

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 8, 2021 9:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Asahi Linux is the name of a new project aiming to get Linux properly supported and working on Apple Silicon, the new ARM based chips designed by Apple like the Apple M1 found in their latest hardware.

NVIDIA getting geared up to support hardware accelerated XWayland

Looks like 2021 really could properly be the year of Wayland on the Linux desktop. For plenty it already is but NVIDIA have been a sore spot and it looks like they're moving forward now too.

Here's a few of the Linux games we're excited to see through 2021

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 6, 2021 4:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games
Looking forward to 2021 for gaming on Linux? We are and there's plenty of sweet indie games coming to get interested in and follow along.

What was hot on GamingOnLinux through December 2020

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 3, 2021 7:30 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Games
A look over some popular topics towards the end of 2020 for Linux and Linux Gaming.

The best Linux distros for gaming in 2021

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Dec 15, 2020 10:03 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Games
For newer Linux users or people looking to switch, it can be a minefield to try and find accurate and up to date info on what Linux distro to game with. Here to help. What is the best Linux distribution for gaming? It's actually not a tough question.

Vulkan Ray Tracing becomes official with Vulkan 1.2.162

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Nov 23, 2020 10:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
The day has arrived, it seems with Vulkan 1.2.162 the Ray Tracing extensions have become part of Vulkan bringing it from provisional status to official.

Eight years ago, Steam for Linux went into Beta - a quick look back

Steam has now been available on Linux, at least in Beta, for eight years now and it's come a long way.

Perspective puzzle game Superliminal is out now for Linux

Superliminal's timed exclusive period on the Epic Games Store is now up, and it has released on Steam along with full Linux support with a port from Ethan Lee.

Get building in RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 with a new release of OpenRCT2

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Nov 3, 2020 11:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Build up and maintain an amusement park in the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 in the free and open source modern game engine OpenRCT2.

Testing integer scaling with Valve's gamescope micro-compositor for Linux

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Linas (Posted by liamdawe on Nov 2, 2020 5:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Gamescope from Valve developer Pierre-Loup A. Griffais is described as a micro-compositor that can spoof a virtual screen with a desired resolution and refresh rate and control/resize the output as needed. Here's a few early scaling tests taken.

Valve put their 'Pressure Vessel' container source for Linux games up on GitLab

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Oct 31, 2020 2:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Want to see the dirty innards of more Valve code? Well you're in luck as they now have a lot of work involved in the Steam Runtime on GitLab including the Pressure Vessel container.

Collabora expect their Linux Kernel work for Windows game emulation in Kernel 5.11

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Oct 29, 2020 3:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games
Collabora have been doing presentations during the Open Source Summit, with one particular talk from Gabriel Krisman Bertazi on the "State of Linux Gaming" being quite interesting. Plus Collabora are hiring.

A reminder of some recent Linux game releases - October 2020 edition

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Oct 27, 2020 2:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games
Despite this feeling like the longest year ever, time continues moving on and there's been a number of great games released with Linux support in the last few months.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs go open source

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Sep 23, 2020 6:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Frictional Games have announced that they've now open source the game engine behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs as open source under the GPL.

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