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Games: Unreal Engine, Atari, Twine Cookbook, Rocket League, Ballistic Overkill

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  • New Unreal Engine 4.18 Update Has Linux & Vulkan Fixes

    Epic Games this week announced the second preview release of Unreal Engine 4.18. Among the fixes this time around affect Linux and Vulkan.

    Unreal Engine 4.18 originally went into a public preview state last week while has already been succeeded by Preview 2. Among the improvements this cycle have been a unified XR engine layer for VR/AR, volumetric lightmap support by default, improvements to precomputed skylights, better HTML5 outputs, audio updates, and more.

  • Have You Played Atari Today?

    So, here’s a quick reminder: Games can be obtained by two ways. The old-school way, with the version provided by your distro; and soon, hopefully, your distro will upgrade to the brand-new 3.26 stable version that we’ve just released. And the Flatpak way, the one we actually recommend if your system is ready for it: it’ll give you the choice between the 3.26 version — packed with our hand-picked selection of emulation cores! — and the Unstable Nightly version, where you can test (at your own risk as usual) all of the good stuff Adrien and folks have been working on during all this time.

  • New Twine Cookbook is an open-source resource for making better Twine games

    Heads up, interactive fiction devs: the folks at the Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation have helped put together the Twine Cookbook, an open-source repository of "recipes" devs can use to do advanced tricks with Twine.

    It's a really neat effort to support Twine game dev that, according to an IFTF blog post from board member (and Cookbook contributor) Dan Cox, was heavily inspired by the established Inform Recipe Book.

  • Rocket League's huge 'Autumn Update' is now available
  • Ballistic Overkill fixes the Linux fullscreen issue with the new Leaderboards update

    As sometimes happens, I cover a Beta version of a game that later gets released that same day. The Leaderboards update of Ballistic Overkill [Steam] is now live and it fixes the fullscreen issues on Linux.

Games: Supergiant's Pyre. Albion Online and Tizen Games

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Games: Last Stitch Goodnight, Kharon's Crypt, and More Information About Ataribox

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Games: Unity (Mono), Time Recoil, Pankapu, Wild Terra, Citadale: The Legends Trilogy, Space Pirates And Zombies 2

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Games: TIC-80, Cities: Skylines - Green Cities, Ballistic Overkil, Caveman Warriors, SpringRTS

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Games: Ataribox, Time Recoil, Spring RTS

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Games: The Spicy Meatball Saves The Day, Uebergame, DwarfCorp

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Games: Dream Daddy, Morphite, Operator Overload and Unbalance

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Games: SteamWorld Dig 2, Coma: Recut, Rusted Warfare, Rise to Ruins

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  • Digging for riches and falling onto spikes in SteamWorld Dig 2, now available for Linux

    It hooked me in way more than I though it would, I could hardly stop myself playing. Image & Form have created such a fantastic world to explore that's rammed full of imagination and personality throughout. A solid Linux release and a pleasantly surprising game.

  • Linux version of 'The Coma: Recut' removed at release after taking pre-orders

    Sadly it seems the Linux version of The Coma: Recut [Official Site] vanished at release, even after taking pre-orders.

    We all know all too well that pre-orders have inherent risks attached to them. This is especially true when it comes to Linux releases. Steam is full of cases of developers pulling out Linux support right on release without any prior indication.

  • Rusted Warfare, the sweet 2D RTS has a new major release with tons of goodies

    Do you love RTS games? Rusted Warfare [Steam] is one you seriously need to look at. This sweet 2D RTS works great on Linux and just had a huge update.

    The first major new feature is a replay system. You can now re-watch previous online games, but the icing in the cake is that you can jump in at any point and take over the game. I'm hoping they roll that out to offline battles too, as it sounds great.

  • Rise to Ruins updated with an overhauled combat system along with bows and arrows

    The village building god game Rise to Ruins [Official Site] has expanded once again. This latest development release 'InDev 28 Unstable 3' overhauls the combat system. Ranged attacks are now possible!

    For those unfamiliar with the title, it mixes up a few genres to create a pretty unique game. It has elements of a god sim, a city builder and tower defence and it's really quite fun. It has multiple game modes to choose from, with the ability to customize things to your liking.

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