SteamLUG Cast

Casually Mature edited by johndrinkwater

Season 01, Episode 16

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Special Guests
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We return for the last episode of the season with more hosts! Less news! More gossip! We recap the events of the last fortnight, give you our predictions for the year ahead, and generally have a good natter. Enjoy!

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Shownotes written by HeroOhOne


Cheese introduces the monkeys
… and the monkeys reply:

SteamLUG Community Stuff

Past Events:
No More Room in Hell [source]
Secret of the Magic Crystals stream [source]
Worms: Reloaded [source]
Counter‐Strike: Source [source]
Upcoming Events:
Left 4 Dead 2 [source]
Guns of Icarus Online [source]
John refers to Eskimos, sweets from a New Zealand friend [source]

Other Community Stuff

/r/Linux_Gaming goes Community Moderated for a month [source]
SteamLinux (The Big List of Games for Steam on Linux.. or something similar) has been moved to JSON format [source]
John, Cheese and Robertoszek have been putting in a team effort to get the remaining cast archives ready. They are ready to go live by … now. Woo!

Steam/Valve News

SteamOS Discussion: Will SteamOS make developers adopt a trend of launching full‐screen and removing launchers in favour of Big Picture?
SteamWorks API now allows Steam Controller support [source]
Steam Family Options
Steam Winter Sale

Our Gaming

What have we been playing lately?
swordfischer ‐ Rogue Legacy, Secret of the Magic Crystals, Legends of Aethereus, Starbound, AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome, Prison Architect, FORCED, EDGE, Electronic Super Joy, Dwarfs?!
Cheese ‐ Worms: Reloaded, Assault Android Cactus, Monaco, Spelunky, Planetary Annihilation, Gear Up, Poker Night 2
DerRidda ‐ Shadowrun Returns, DOTA 2, Verdun
Mim ‐ FTL, Slender
John ‐ Gone Home, Legend of Dungeon, Overgrowth

General Gaming News

Assault Android Cactus got a big content update with new levels and new level dressings [source]
Torque 3D Linux port progress? [source]
Spacebase DF9 has had a major update [source]
Humble Indie Bundle PC with Android 8 [source]


Mims: The Beginning [source]

SteamLUGcast Discussion

We’re ‘Casually Mature’
Twitch/YouTube Live
Twitter cards
John was right, Twitter wants AAC LC in MP4 ☹ [source]

Predictions for 2014

CES is coming up, more machines?
John predicts L4D3 news before summer?
Sword hopes for Netflix and other streaming services
zer0def wanted proof of sightings of Steam Machines in UK ‐ Codemasters [source] Introversion [source]
Cheese predicts Volvo steam machine?!
John predicts NVIDIA Shadowplay
John predicts Twitch support
Cheese predicts Torchlight 2
DerRidda predicts AMD drivers are still going to be awful
John hopes for BBC iPlayer
Sword hopes for better Steam client skinning
John predicts the client will get better caching and handling of offline support
The cast thinks Mantle is going to be a dud
John predicts Oculus will win the VR mindset war
DerRidda predicts Sony is going to make a terrible HMD
John asks the cast about motion control predictions (Leap Motion + DS4)


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