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Minecraft Tips and Tricks for Newbies

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maketecheasier.com: If the entire world was completely endless, and made of nothing but lego blocks, what could you build? As with many things, flexibility breeds complexity, and some aspects of Minecraft can be pretty confusing. Today we’ll cover some things like art packs, migrating between OSes, and working with water and lava.

The Clockwork Man & The Hidden World Released For Linux

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linuxgamingnews.org: At the turn of the century, in an alternate timeline, steam-powered technology has become dominant in almost all walks of life. Join Miranda Calomy, and her robot, Sprocket, on a journey through this world of wondrous science!

Quick Look: Ultimate Edition 2.8 Gamers

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eyeonlinux.com: This week I decided to take a look at Ultimate Edition 2.8 Gamers. Linux is not famous for gaming; gaming has actually been the Achilles heel of Linux. Ultimate Edition 2.8 Gamers strives to make gaming a bit more visible and accessible in Linux.

ZAZ – An addictive puzzle game for Linux

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openbytes.wordpress: Even in todays world of FPS and eye candy, there has always been a demand for simple, addictive puzzle games. For those that haven’t played it, let me introduce Zaz and in the developers words “Because hackers too need to play with balls“.

RYZOM – A Science Fantasy Linux MMORPG!

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openbytes.wordpress: Ryzom is not a new game, it was first launched in September 2004 as a Windows binary, however now the code is open source, it finds itself on a Linux platform.

SuperGamer - Dedicated live Linux gaming DVD - BOOM!

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dedoimedo.com: What if I tell you that there's a live Linux DVD edition, with drivers for your graphics card and preloaded with dozens of games, just waiting for you. Place the DVD in the tray, boot the system and start playing.

The Dark Descent developer talks puzzles and future plans

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pc.ign.com: In case you missed out on it earlier this year, you should really play Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Frictional Games built on the foundation it laid during its work on the Penumbra series to deliver a title that doesn't rely on shock scares or cheap, gross-out imagery to frighten. It's the genuine article --

The Humble Indie Bundle Review

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ubuntugamer.com: Last May, PC gamers on Windows, Mac and Linux had a chance to pay want they wanted for five indie games. Gamers had two weeks pay what they wanted for World of Goo, Lugaru, Aquaria, Gish and Penumbra Overture.

4 More Linux Games to Distract You From Work

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  • 4 More Linux Games to Distract You From Work
  • The Sheep Killer
  • Lavirinto 3D - Zenji Remake
  • Cube - First Person Shooter
  • More Anawiki Games Are Coming To GNU/Linux
  • Chicken Invaders: Ultimate Omelette Is Coming To GNU/Linux

Gaming on GNU/Linux: Ryzom MMORPG Goes Native

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dev.ryzom.com (PR): Winch Gate Properties Ltd has announced the release of the official native GNU/Linux client for the massively-multiplayer online science-fantasy role playing game, Ryzom. To celebrate the release Ryzom is hosting an in-game contest with a grand prize of a ZaReason Terra-HD Netbook.

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