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Nuclear brings the compatibility! Apps invade Steam, AMD accidentally creates a working driver, and Diablo makes with the open. Then we throw the chairs at The Last Federation. All this, plus your hate mail.

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Colour key: Venn Jordan Pedro

PSA:

Humble “!” passes for a waning Bundle

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  • Really, what the hell? Try picking that little fkr out on a mobile. Just list the fk mothering OS FFS, FK!

  • just hover over them!

  • Because mobile device.


Steam News :

Nuclear Nucular Dawn update 7.1 released

http://steamcommunity.com/games/nucleardawn/announcements/detail/1712801214238650721

  • Seems like a lot of learning for a game nobody plays.

  • Linux players can now play against Mac and Windows players.

    • WHY IS THIS EVEN A FEATURE

  • It works, you can play on the regular servers now.

  • Unfortunately, Linux users came a little late to the party and other players are a bit too good for lil’old me.

 

Ya RUBE

http://store.steampowered.com/app/292090/

  • “The first and only official Rube Goldberg puzzle game.” whatever the hell that means  

  • App game is app. Really, this shite should be flagged.

    • Yeah, I thoght “This might be neat” until I realized that the reviews came from touch arcade and “pad gadget” (giggity)

  • 1.99 in Play Store

  • 2.99 on the iTunes

  • 4.99 for clicking “export” ??? PROFIT!

    • It looks like Steam has become the best place for Unity developers to make a quick buck.

 

Clockwork Tales: Of Glass and Ink

http://store.steampowered.com/app/284830/

  • Nightmares of the Steampunk

  • Don’t even need to watch ze trailer. Somebody gets kidnaped and you point-and-click shite ..the end.

  • FFS! Just watched ze trailer. Exact game mechanics as Nightmares from the Deep.

    • Well duh, welcome to every point and click adventure ever!

    • Also its the same people.   Not very original thinkers these ones

  • Light PnC/Hidden Object game makers are better off sticking to what they know and Artifex Mundi is stuck, nailed and riveted to what they know.

 

Out of the Park Baseball 15

http://store.steampowered.com/app/272670/

  • Has anyone ever met a baseball/football management sim fan IRL?

    • yeah, he hangs out with that sober irishman I met at the gay klansman’s synagogue

    • I heard him and Peter Griffin hang out at the bar most nights.

  • 3D ballpark and 3D ball flight support

  • New Playoff matchups editor

  • Various AI and core engine improvements, making the most realistic game even more realistic.

  • Hot Pocket recipe booklet

 

1998 THE GAME

http://store.steampowered.com/app/264080/

  • The interesting part of this is, I was hitting my head on the wall a few of days ago trying to remember the name of this game. The next day, lo-and-behold!

  • But this is one of those cult games that if you get into its mindset, it’s pretty damn good. I think I’m going to get it now that it is on Linux.

  • I like how this thing needs to be played at 800×600.   Its imperative


News:

AMD Catalyst 14.4

http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/latest-linux-beta-driver.aspx#

  • AMD was forced to fix the cg shader mip mapping bug that caused Ogre3D games to segfault at launch, in order to get all the features out of OpenGL 4.4.

  • Guess they are taking the Steam Machines seriously after all.

  • Frame latency is still all over the place, but 3D performance is still reasonably better than the open-sauce variant.

  • I knew the drivers were shite but after reading “hey I can almost play L4D2 at a proper frame rate” just ..damn

  • I’m only seeing minor performance improvements on my APU system.

 

Suck it

https://twitter.com/DuvalMagic/status/458705704610586624

  • In all fairness I never expected a BL2 port.

  • The president of Gearbox Software can’t get shite done

  • The hell do you mean “talked to some people”? You’re the fk mothering president. Whip out your cock, recite America, Fuck Yeah (as is tradition) and go president some shite.

  • I mean, it would be nice if a large group of linux users just spammed this guy until we get a port, but I don’t expect we’ll be seeing any Borderlands on linuxes any time soon

  • I gave him the numbers and he asked me why don’t I try it myself. I felt like slapping a bitch at that point!

 

Freeablo

http://freeablo.org/

  • Using OpenMWs coding standards.   Neat

    • ^ I thought it was a nice touch.

  • Now to dig out my Diablo CD.

  • CEL / CL2 decoding

  • Level rendering

  • Level Generation

  • Level switching

  • Town NPCS

  • Not bad for a0.1 release

 

CoinRPG

http://coinrpg.com/

  • “Play an MMO while we use your PC to mine for bitcoins” the game!

  • All hail magic internet money!

 

Colour is expensive you know

http://aztez.com

  • Prequel to Guacamelee, now with less whitewashed genocide!

  • Looks like it was made in flash

  • Turn based strategy beat’em up

  • A b&w game in 2014 is just ..racist

  • More than a little inspired by MadWorld for the Wii.

 

inSynch is now available

http://www.themgames.net/insynch/

  • …“entirely crafted and animated by hand using traditional stop motion animation techniques, giving a fragile and delicate feel to this musical experience.”

  • Is this an art project or a game?

    • Both

  • Came out april 24th.

  • $/€/£4.99


Scale:

- Nooope

- Not sure if want

- Check it out

- Shutupandtakemymonies


Game: The Last Federation

Webzone: http://www.arcengames.com/w/index.php/tlf-features

Devel: Arcen Games

Engine: Unity

Price: $/€19.99

Wazzat: “From the creators of AI War: Fleet Command and Bionic Dues comes an all-new grand strategy title with turn-based tactical combat, set in a deep simulation of an entire solar system and its billions of inhabitants. You are the last of a murdered race, determined to unify or destroy the 8 others.”


Makes with the working

V-

J-

P-


Total-


Shiny / Sounds

V-

  • The colour scheme of the menu is FK all mental.

  • Ship and planted models are meh and don’t get me started on the chip-bit soundtrack

J-

  • Once you zoom out to get a good look at the scenario, everything looks samey

  • Soundrack is forgettable at best

  • AND DEM BACKGROUNDS

P-

  • The static backgrounds look a bit jarring. Especially after Jordan mentioned it!


Total-


Control

V-

  • Controls work for what they are.

  • Dinging it a chair since the thrust/weapon/shield thingy is in the upper left.

J-

P-

  • It has the exact same problem Bionic Dues had with the camera controls and the game sort of freaking out when the cursor leaves the window without it losing focus.


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FUN

V-

  • I don’t like TBS games and this did nothing to change that.

J-

  • I don’t like political turn based strategy games and this did nothing to change it

P-

  • They’re not kidding when they say grand strategy! One effective way of completely annihilating opposing factions, is to convince every one of your allies to dump toxic waste on their planets.

  • Have yet to be able to win a single playthrough though.


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Final –


Hate Mail:

Beyond Earf

http://slexy.org/view/s21pnHKYIo

 

Vipor’s Linux Station

http://slexy.org/view/s20SkYEPgN

  • We exclusively use Linspire for all of our testing

  • Zenwalk, Zenwalk all the things!

  • BESYS or GTFO

 

Retrobooster updated

http://slexy.org/view/s2AvPKuxpN

http://www.reallyslick.com/blog/2014/04/retrobooster-updated-to-version-1-1/

  • Speedrun timer and proper widescreen, woohoo!

 

Ex-PLAIN

http://slexy.org/view/s2rZTXkmYa

 

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