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weasel fierce
December 5th, 2011, 01:18 AM
Finally got around to posting my first review, of a little indie RPG.

Hopefully more each week

http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/

hansdown
December 5th, 2011, 02:07 AM
Looks nice and neat,weasel fierce.

Congrats.

weasel fierce
December 14th, 2011, 12:52 AM
Alright, second review is up (the first was Monster RPG 2)

This time around.. the Aleph One engine for running the old Marathon games.

weasel fierce
December 14th, 2011, 07:26 PM
aaand.. since I've been lazy, you get a double this week.

Droid Assault, by Puppy Games

BrokenKingpin
December 15th, 2011, 03:30 PM
Looks good, but would be nice to see some screen shots of the games you review to save me from having to go look it up (I am lazy :P).

t0p
December 15th, 2011, 04:13 PM
yay Im doing the blogging thing

As are half the internet users on earth. Me included (http://ihatehate.wordpress.com).

Georgescu1
December 15th, 2011, 04:47 PM
I don't want to sound negative or anything but the words linux and games are opposite words.
The 2011 linux games are like the 2000 windows ones (and consider that a praise thing since most don't even consider that)
There are a few games that try to get linux out of the ****, like:
-American Army
-Wolfenstein Enemy Teritory

But Windows games upgrades the "features"/engines day by day,Linux games are the same that were 2 years ago and you don't even want to know the bugs that you could get from this ported games

BrokenKingpin
December 15th, 2011, 04:58 PM
There are some quality games for Linux:
http://www.humblebundle.com/

Not to mention that there are plenty of free and open source games that are quite food for Linux. Sure, they are not CoD or WOW, but that doesn't mean there are not any good smaller budget games.

There is a lot of crap out there though, and it seems a lot of the open source Linux games have been in alpha for over 5 years. I think things like the Humble Indie Bundles are starting to change this though, as those bundles have some truly great games.

Artificial Intelligence
December 15th, 2011, 06:29 PM
There are some quality games for Linux:
http://www.humblebundle.com/

Not to mention that there are plenty of free and open source games that are quite food for Linux. Sure, they are not CoD or WOW, but that doesn't mean there are not any good smaller budget games.

There is a lot of crap out there though, and it seems a lot of the open source Linux games have been in alpha for over 5 years. I think things like the Humble Indie Bundles are starting to change this though, as those bundles have some truly great games.

Aye, both the Humble Bundle and Desura have been an eye-opener for indie games when it comes to Linux.

weasel fierce
December 16th, 2011, 05:25 AM
I kinda like the "3 dollar indie market" though.
I can find a lot of things I'd rather buy than another 50/60 dollar shoot em up about heroic white people shooting brown people.

I don't really get into the big RPG stuff since I prefer tabletop gaming, and they don't really do turn based wargames anymore.

So I'd rather cough up a few bucks to some guys making Revenge of the Titans or whatever, than a giant studio producing halo game number 7

DangerOnTheRanger
December 16th, 2011, 08:56 AM
I don't want to sound negative or anything but the words linux and games are opposite words.
The 2011 linux games are like the 2000 windows ones (and consider that a praise thing since most don't even consider that)
There are a few games that try to get linux out of the ****, like:
-American Army
-Wolfenstein Enemy Teritory

But Windows games upgrades the "features"/engines day by day,Linux games are the same that were 2 years ago and you don't even want to know the bugs that you could get from this ported games

Have you seen Xonotic or Warsow? There are plenty of commercial games that look worse than those two. Let's also not forget Teeworlds, Super Maryo Chronicles, SuperTuxKart, or World of Padman.

BrokenKingpin
December 16th, 2011, 07:07 PM
Aye, both the Humble Bundle and Desura have been an eye-opener for indie games when it comes to Linux.
I forgot all bout Desura... fantastic project. Hopefully things like these start bring more commercial games to Linux.

weasel fierce
January 22nd, 2012, 06:12 PM
waaaaaay overdue from holiday and work stuff but we're live again.

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup (though I fail to do it justice)

http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/2012/01/dungeon-crawl-stone-soup.html

weasel fierce
June 6th, 2012, 09:13 PM
With life quiet again, I've set up a more vigorous schedule (as well as actually scheduling things out, courtesy of google calendar) and we got some updates

http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/

Namely Conquest: Divide and conquer, and World of goo, as well as the first entry in a little piece I want to do called "quick linux bits"

HansKisaragi
June 6th, 2012, 09:36 PM
Looks good. pro tip.. take a screenshot or two.

weasel fierce
June 7th, 2012, 06:03 PM
a'ight, we've updated to the 21st century, and added a couple images for each game :)

Another game review saturday and another quick linux bit tomorrow.

weasel fierce
June 9th, 2012, 06:39 AM
Decided to talk about Desura a little bit tonight

http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/2012/06/quick-linux-bit_08.html

weasel fierce
June 10th, 2012, 06:48 PM
A quick review of Steel Storm

http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/2012/06/review-7-steel-storm.html

weasel fierce
June 19th, 2012, 06:16 AM
Shadowgrounds up this week. The first one anyways

http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/2012/06/review-8-shadowgrounds.html

Lucradia
June 19th, 2012, 05:08 PM
Hope you blogged about EA bringing origin, Valve porting source (and by extension the steam client) and Unity 4 going all native linux. (Be able to play Portal 2, TF2, Half-Life games, etc. on Linux natively eventually.)

weasel fierce
June 21st, 2012, 10:11 PM
I'll only discuss them when there's something concrete (in the case of Steam, Valve etc).

For today, just a quick shout out to the "playdeb" site. Hope to have another game review up tonight.

weasel fierce
June 22nd, 2012, 07:27 PM
http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/2012/06/review-9-dungeons-of-dredmor.html

Dredmor get's its due

weasel fierce
June 27th, 2012, 10:38 PM
http://linuxgamereview.blogspot.com/2012/06/review-10-battle-for-wesnoth.html

today, I return to an old love of mine.

Face-Ache
July 3rd, 2012, 06:16 AM
Wow, Blizzard - they just can't seem to get it right;
http://kotaku.com/5923068/report-blizzard-banning-diablo-iii-players-for-using-linux

weasel fierce
July 3rd, 2012, 06:40 AM
THat's pretty nuts. Wasn't there a similar debacle about WOW a while back?