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Proof In Steam's Mac Client Of Linux Support

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phoronix.com: We have our hands on the bash launcher used by Valve's Steam client for Mac OS X that was recently announced. While such scripts are usually insignificant, there is something interesting within it and that is explicit support for Linux.

An Introduction to KDE Games

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maketecheasier.com: For a long time KDE has come with an assortment of games. Collectively, this suite of games is simply called “KDE Games“.

Prey - Bring your diaper bag, cause it's scary!

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dedoimedo.com: I have a very visual imagination. What this means is that I do not have to see things to appreciate them. This is the reason why I have not finished the game story in Doom 3. It was simply too frightening. Well, so it happens that I found a First Person Shooter even scarier than Doom 3.

Don’t let gaming be an excuse to not use Linux

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jimmyburnett.com: I’ve used Linux almost exclusively at every job I’ve had. During those years I looked for excuses to not run Linux at home and one of those excuses was that I couldn’t play the games I liked on Linux.

Linux games mega collection - Part 8

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dedoimedo.com: Welcome to the eighth mega compilation of Linux games. While you may disagree with the variety, originality, graphics level, plot detail and complexity, bugs, problems, and most importantly, how all these games fare with their Windows counterparts, do not let any of these stop you from trying them.

Screenshots of Duke Nukem Forever Leak Out

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Yesterday we saw a mash-up trailer of what Duke Nukem Forever would have been like if it actually saw the day of release. If the 4 minutes and 14 seconds of 720p video from YouTube wasn't enough to numb the pain from the lack of a real Duke, today we show you 18 screenshots from 1080p captures.

Stop Wine-ing: 15 Games for Linux

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linux-mag.com: Time to kill? Check. Running Linux? Check. Now, here’s the last piece of that puzzle: 15 current and future gaming options that don’t require Windows.

If sudoku has you puzzled, turn to HoDoKu

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sourceforge.net/blog: A search for “sudoku” on SourceForge.net yields more than 300 projects, so why use HoDoKu to generate, solve, and analyze sudoku puzzles? Creator Bernhard Hobiger gives three good reasons:

Linux games review

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shanefagan.com: Ok since I made my last post about my search for some good native games I went looking BTW im excluding FPS games because they are all awesome (Nexuiz is my fav though).

Unigine's Heaven 2.0 Benchmark Introduces Linux Support

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techgage.com: To help push the tessellation boundaries just a bit further, Unigine has updated its Heaven benchmark to version 2.0 and introduced more robust modes. Alongside the updated Windows client, Unigine has also unveiled a Linux version, so we decided to take it for a spin to see how it both performs, and looks.

Also: Unigine Heaven Shows What Linux Gaming Can Look Like

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