Sid Meier’s Civilization V gets a fresh coat of paint with Civilization: Beyond Earth, available now. A successor to Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri in theme, this civilization from Aspyr and 2k switches from nations to factions and adds other sci-fi tropes. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth on Steam.
Oakland, CA – After playing the entire talos principle “public test” (a free downloadable version with limited content) TimeDoctor made the decision today to pre-order Serious Sam developer Croteam’s soon-to-be-released The Talos Principle. Said TimeDoctor: “It seems pretty cool, you know? It was kind of like Portal with the puzzles, but then they changed it […]
Sci-Fi storytelling game, Elegy for a Dead World has been released from Dejobaan Games, makers of such fine games as AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome and Drunken Robot Pornography. Elegy tasks you with visiting dead planets and writing about them. You’ll be able to share and read fictionalized stories made in the game. Elegy for a Dead […]
Having recently brought a handful of games to Linux, Aspyr has opened a Linux games section of their GameAgent store. It’s interesting to see Aspyr come to Linux after having been known as a Mac developer for so long. Though this store just seems to be another interface to buy Steam download keys, instead of […]
Surprisingly, Activision (under the resurrected Sierra “indie” label) has released Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions for Linux. This is also another surprise port from Aspyr, who has been knocking it out of the park lately with Borderlands 2 and the recent Civ games. Originally an Xbox 360 Arcade (digital download) game, Geometry Wars is an arcadey […]
The waiting time is over. Now is the MMORPG time for goats eveywhere. It’s a free update for Goat Simulator owners and you can play dozens of quests across five classes to level up to level 101. Goat Simulator on Steam.
“There is a movement to have open source oceanographic equipment,” said Chad Kecy, lead designer and MBARI engineer. “Anyone could take our designs and modify them for specific needs they have. It’s just a less expensive and easier way of getting cameras in the water.”
Fixing unperceived errors in my X Windows configuration
Last week I decided to bite the bullet and upgrade X Windows to the latest version available in the main Portage tree. After rebooting, X Windows, GLX and Direct Rendering worked fine as usual. So everything was good. Well, not quite. Although the installation was working properly, there were still some long-standing messages in the X.Org log file that indicated my installation was not configured completely correctly. I had ignored them for too long and resolved to find their causes and eliminate them. Here is what I did.