Road Redemption exits Early Access, Feral teases a new Linux port, NVIDIA swaps Vulkan and what happens to your Steam account when you nope? Then GOKEN faces the CHAIRQUISITION! All this, plus your hate mail.

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Steam News:

Steam Will
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-10-06-what-happens-to-your-steam-account-when-you-die

  • Basically, right now the only way to transfer your Steam library legally to someone else requires special permission.
  • If you die and leave in your will you want your Library to go to your next of kin, this may not be enough.
    • Unless you you also leave a substantive chunk of change to your lawyer for them to take VALVe to court and set a precedent.
  • Just enable family sharing and call it a day.
  • You nope, they will still have access.
  • Rest in Steam.
  • Is this even remotely surprising to anyone?

 

Rest in Steam
https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/74fn7g/list_of_linux_games_pulled_down_from_steam/

  • There’s a few there I didn’t know about.
  • Ah, Raven’s Curse, such warm nostalgia…

 

So, concept art?
https://www.reddit.com/r/dreamsofhalflife3/comments/73oxow/update_1_the_inaugural_update/

  • I know this is just concept art but is anyone elks getting a Borderlands vibe from it?
    • Like most mods for FPSs in the past, concept art is all you get.
  • I’ll care about this one once I see anything beyond that.
  • Half-Life on Unreal?!? Is the Source engine finally dead?

 

Payday 2 Crossover
http://store.steampowered.com/news/externalpost/steam_community_announcements/2145261379784636779

  • Needs more goat.
  • Payday crosses into another game, instead of the other way around? Neat, but who paid who for what?

 

Battle Shovels
http://steamcommunity.com/games/250760/announcements/detail/1469721435683586788

  • Bunch of fixes and unlockable Battletoads.
  • The game that keeps on giving. Good on them for the stream of update content.

 

The Road Out of Early Access and into Redemption
http://store.steampowered.com/app/300380/Road_Redemption/

  • I watched JFSS video on it and admittedly it’s come a long way.
  • For me, it all boils down to the multiplayer.
  • It looks like a proper arcade game, I’m definitely curious.
  • Love me some Road Rasg
  • For me it all boils down to: does it still run like shite?

 

PUBG on a budget
http://store.steampowered.com/app/437220/The_Culling/

  • Speaking of things no longer in Early Access.
  • This looks like such absolute shite that it might be fun for all the wrong reasons.
  • It’d be nice to see a proper neutral party post mortem on this one.
  • Because, make no mistake, this game is dead!

 

Golf with ghouls
http://store.steampowered.com/news/externalpost/steam_community_announcements/2175660043478496258

  • Halloween practice theme
  • [Added] 9 Halloween hats
  • [Added] 4 Halloween trails

 

BLAM
http://store.steampowered.com/app/711070/Kim_JongBoom/

  • Glowing praise from Russia’s leading review site.
  • Requires Core 4.2
  • Just more proof ANYTHING is allowed on the store with the new system.

News:

Beta 387.12
https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/1024719/unix-graphics-announcements-and-news/linux-solaris-and-freebsd-driver-387-12-beta-/

  • Looks like they are trying to sort Alt+Tab funkyness with vulkan.
  • DP should finally wake the hell up.
  • Still no issues I’ve run into.
  • Fixed my DisplayPort audio issue: shouts to the man Erin Planter

 

Tomb Raider
https://www.feralinteractive.com/en/upcoming/

  • It’s still on the “far out” section of the radar.
  • It will have been out for a year in four months.
  • Better late than never, right?

 

Argentum
http://argentumage.com/

  • “collectible card game with tactical positioning, and a focus on limited randomness to allow for maximum player skill.”
    • Sounds like someone is actively trying to mimic Hearthstone.
    • It’s actually more like Faeria than Hearthstone from the look of it.

 

GoDot (Foxy)
https://godotengine.org/article/godot-3-renderer-design-explained

  • “Vulkan still has years to go until it’s properly supported in most desktop and mobile platforms”
    • Vulkan is supported on all (major) Desktop platforms and let’s face facts.
    • Ain’t nobody using godot for mobile and with Metal and Vulkan quickly becoming  “the thing” you will not be ready.
  • Sorry, I quit reading at this point because this engine is not preparing for the future.
  • I get it, you <3 OpenGL.
    • I imagine getting good at OpenGL turns you into one of those insufferable people, like people who install Gentoo and ARCH!!1! from scratch.
    • Why waste time learning something else when you can go on the internet and brag about it forever?
  • Let’s face it: Godot isn’t a high performance 3d engine like Unreal, or <s>Unity</s>

 

RPCS3 Networking
https://rpcs3.net/blog/2017/10/03/progress-report-september-2017/

  • Damn, PS3 games are still $20?
  • I might pick up a copy of Dante’s Inferno if I can find a wicked-cheap used copy.

 

What is Taisei?
https://taisei-project.org/

  • Is this a crappy Touhou clone?
  • I’m not sorry for what you just did to your Google suggestions after googling that with cookies enabled.
  • Downloaded the AppImage:
    • Error: Error executing ‘taisei’; return code: -1
  • Installed the .deb:
    • taisei: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL2_ttf-2.0.so.0
  • Take a guess if I tried to build from source…

CHAIRQUISITION:
CHAIR– Nooope

CHAIRCHAIR– Not sure if want

CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR– Check it out

CHAIRCHAIRCHAIRCHAIR– Shutupandtakemymonies


Game: GOKU
Webzone: GOKEN
Devel: GIANTY Inc.
Engine: Unity
Price: £10.99 / £US 14.99 / £CA 16.99
Wazzat: GOKEN is an action filled RPG where you’re in the search for the lost five swords and maybe saving the world too.

Mandatory Disclosure: Devs sent us keys.


Makes with the working

V-CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR

  • No support for UHD.
  • Has some serious herky-jerk and it’s a known problem.
  • The suggestion to slide the openGL settings to high-performance is FSM damned laughable.
  • Part of the ChairQAsition is to warn you about shite like this.
  • Do NOT pick up this title unless you can overlook legit microstuttering.  

M-CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR

  • Microstutters are real
  • 1080p looks nice scaled to 2160p

P-CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR

  • There’s a lot of herky jerk and I didn’t see it drop below 59FerPS at any point.
  • This is the perfect example of a game with crappy frame-pacing issues.
  • It’s clearly a Unity game, it always spawns on the wrong screen and it has the dark blue screen of nothingness.

Total-CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR


Shiny / Sounds

V-CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR

  • I dig the fusion soundtrack.
  • Hella pretty
  • Well animated
  • Honestly it was about 20x better than I expected.

M-CHAIR