Coming up on Linux GameCast Weekly: We’re giving away some Metro Last Light! Then, Steam boxen ..everywhere. Humble rediscovers Linux support, cities get in motion, and Unvanquished brings the grangers? Then we throw the chairs at Papo & Yo. All this, plus your hate mail.

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Away of GIVE #7

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PSA:

Steam media yoinker 2K

https://github.com/dotfloat/steam-appmanifest

  • Hella helpful for downloading game content needed for things like OpenMW, DOOM3 etc..

  • According to Strider, Lutris already has a similar script in place.


Away of GIVE #7: Mr. MangoooooooooooooSir from Shatrealm wants to throw a copy of Metro LL in your face organ.

http://linuxgamecast.com/discussions-2/#/discussion/871/away-of-give-7-last-light

Rules

  1. Funniest new years resolution for 2014

  2. Involving amputee midgets.

  3. Must submit a youtube video

Considering this contest requires effort you should have a go.


Colour key – Venn Jordan Pedro

Steam News :

12 Monkeys

http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/5/5278060/valve-has-at-least-twelve-steam-machine-partners-according-to-engadget

 

No Box from Steam

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/01/08/valve-has-no-plans-to-release-its-own-steam-machine

  • Told ya!

    • Pfft! My prediction, Pablo.

      • I told you Valve had already said they wouldn’t be building the machines themselves

    • Ah Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhhhhh

      • Exactly as they said.

 

Cities in Motion 2

http://store.steampowered.com/app/225420/

  • Part of the Humble Jumbo Bundle

  • Guess this is what ryan C was working on?

    • Holy mother of disappointment!

 

Secrets of LSD-laced Origami

http://store.steampowered.com/app/246680/

  • I no longer back early access games.

 

Metal Slug Zombies without multiplayer

http://store.steampowered.com/app/264730/

  • 16-bit Contra /w zombies …yawn

  • Its three bucks, so it might be worthwhile if you’re really, really bored


News:

Humble X

https://www.humblebundle.com/

  • filbitibibebilibijo ported Reus

  • Can we get the Humble/Steam releases synced up FFS?

    • No!

      • NEVAR

  • A bundle with only 1 game I already owned, not bad Humble! Not bad at all!

  • Reus for Linux only downloads in Steam for people who got it from the Reus branch, if when you activate the key it says Reus Retail it still doesn’t download anything yet.

 

Unvanquished Alpha 23 released

http://www.unvanquished.net/news/114-alpha-23-with-added-grangers

  • Now /w with added grangers! ZOMFGBBQ

  • Audio system rewrite

  • Improved turrets

 

Liquid War updated

https://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=7839

  • I made the “trailer” for the game way back when.

  • Oh! rpm’s!

  • Its…its certainly somehting

 

Sky Rogue

http://www.indiedb.com/games/skyrogue

  • Hey, screen-res and controller options!

    • Check this shit out! Unity game in which the pop-up actually works! Sweet!

  • chmod a+x fkrs

  • Holy starfox batman!


Scale:

- Nooope
- Not sure if want
- Check it out
- Shutupandtakemymonies


Game: Papo & Yo

Webzone: http://www.weareminority.com/papo-yo/

Devel: Minority Media

Engine: Unreal 3

Price: $14.99/€10.99

Wazzat: As Quico, players will build their friendship with Monster by solving puzzles together and adventuring through a magical, surrealist world. Players will need to learn to use Monster’s emotions, both good and bad, to their advantage if they want to complete their search for a cure and save their pal.


Makes with the working

V-

  • Runs OOTB /w everything on 11

  • Updates Steam achievements

  • No stupid load times.

J-

P-

  • First UE3 game to work out of the box with the open sauce drivers since Dungeon Defenders


Total-


Shiny / Sounds

V-

  • Sounds work for what they are

  • Really takes advantage of the ageing Unreal 3 engine.

  • Knocking it one since the main character model looks like MEH

J-

P-

  • Fucking frame-smoothing doesn’t work! GIVE ME A GODDAMN OPTION TO DISABLE IT!


Total-


Control

V-

  • Gamepad worked OOTB

  • Gamepad also flipped the hell out a few times

  • Keyboard/gerbil works

J-

P-

  • The only gripe I have with the controls is that I can’t disable mouse smoothing from the game. Which just like frame smoothing DOESN’T FUCKING WORK!


Total-


FUN

V-

  • Checkpoints can eat a big fat bag! Lemme save the fk mothering game FFS!

J-

P-

  • It had the 6 year old in me prancing like a little girl.

  • It pulls at the heartstrings with the underlying story and it does so in a way that puts certain other “games” to shame.

  • Much like Venn, I’m forced to duck it a chair at the inability to save whenever I want.


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Hate Mail:

Pinky swear

http://slexy.org/view/s2Q0DhNuuT

  • No you won’t

 

tips

http://slexy.org/view/s2JvxeWDeU

 

boxen

http://slexy.org/view/s26ZVaxRrF

 

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