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NOTE: Sorry about the audio levels being out of whack. One of the Skype instances ignored the auto-adjust settings. Should be fixed next week.

Coming up on this LinuxGamecast Weekly. Valve releases Half-Life. Desura is looking for developers, adding non-Linux games to Steam and new L.G.C. merch.

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Steam News :
Adding Non-Linux Games to the Steam Linux Client
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=121233681

  • A lengthy guide for adding WINE games


Valve Releases Half-Life (Beta) For Linux
http://linuxgamecast.com/2013/01/valve-releases-half-life-beta-for-linux/

  • Selinux Workaround: grep hl_linux /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol && semodule -i mypol.pp
  • Did not launch until I entered the Steam Pipe beta in the bet…BWAAAAAM
  • Hey, 1920×1080 but no 1280×720 (we need this for recording)


Counter-Strike 1.6 Beta released (official)
http://steamcommunity.com/games/221410/announcements/detail/1766803738391201366

  • Hot on the heels of Half-Life 1, Counter-Strike 1.6 is now available as a Beta for your testing pleasure on Linux (and OS X).
  • Working Perfect on Arch x64 and Ubuntu 32


News:
Relics of Annorath 32bit Linux Installer and Launcher now released
https://twitter.com/AnnorathGame/status/293987333362049025
https://portal.annorath-game.com/

  • Installs and runs on my 32-bit Ubuntu box
  • Performance is a bit shit


[DESURA] Looking for developers
http://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/16xwro/desura_looking_for_developers_xpost_from/

  • The in-development Desurium client outperforms the older Desura client on Linux.
  • Only available to be compiled on Linux
  • Anybody who is interested in contributing to the development of Desura/Desurium


New legacy 13.1 driver for Radeon HD2xxx-HD4xxx cards
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/legacy/Pages/legacy-radeon_linux.aspx

  • AMD Catalyst™ Driver for AMD Radeon™ HD 4000, HD 3000 and HD 2000 Series
  • Automated installer and Display Drivers for Xorg 6.9 to Xserver 1.12 and Kernel version up to 3.4


ROR and the Raspberry Pi
http://www.rigsofrods.com/entries/189-ROR-and-the-Raspberry-Pi?s=1e71ec326083b3fd3e088f89616851ee
http://www.rigsofrods.com/content/

  • A developer used his Raspberry Pi to display gauges for RoR
  • Gotta love nifty raspi shit


Yabause 0.9.12
http://yabause.org/2013/01/23/yabause-0-9-12/

  • Sega Saturn emulator
  • The software renderer now handles transparency and many other VDP2 features, making many more games playable.
  • PSP, Wii, and Windows ports will be removed


Games :
TerminalHero
http://ciemborowicz.pl/terminalhero/

  • An interesting little game that pokes fun at Guitar Hero
  • This game is written in Perl language, so it depends on Perl interpreter. It also needs libtermkey and some extra Perl modules
  • Took one look at it, said “cute” and forgot. About it


One Late Night
http://www.moddb.com/games/one-late-night

  • One Late Night is a short immersive horror-game experience, starring an unnamed graphic designer employee, working late one night at the office, until strange things start to happen.
  • His PC runs Ubuntu and you must save the game via CLI
  • Noticed that.  Thought it was cute
  • Graphics performance was a bit meh
  • Sysadmins don’t have these problems.  they’ll garotte a fucker with cat 6 cable.  Graphic designers…


Battlemass’ Released for Linux
http://www.ubuntuvibes.com/2013/01/free-multiplayer-strategy-game.html?

  • Battlemass is a new single-player and multi-player turn-based strategy game for Linux.
  • You play match on a tile based map in turns of 3 phases – combat, harvest and build.
  • The goal is to destroy your opponent’s Base/City Unit.


Feedback:
Erik T signed up for the $10 a month L.G.C. Weekly Subscription. He gets to name the cup.

Just Tactics, has entered beta
http://slexy.org/view/s2YpbKksyB

A neat list for Steam on Linux games
http://slexy.org/view/s20NK0p6Af

Merch?
http://slexy.org/view/s20UGROQKt

  • Tickle Me Venn that spews profanity and steals your liquor
  • Life size Antonio Banderas Masa Cwang Blowup Doll
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