SteamLUG Cast

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Season 02, Episode 17

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We have a terse update on the last fortnight’s Linux gaming news, we hear from our outside correspondent Corben covering Gamescom, and welcome some new voices to the cast, enjoy!

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Our Gaming

Bean has been playing Black Ice, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, TF2, Sanctum 2, Droid Assault and Ultratron.
DerRidda has been in Dota 2, Among the Sleep, Leadwerks.
Corben had a small amount of time to play Race the Sun, and The Witcher 2.
Cheese hasn’t had much time either, but has been in Guns of Icarus: Online, Sanctum 2, and finally Fistful of Frags.

SteamLUG Community Stuff

Past events:
Trine 2 [source]
Team Fortress 2 [source]
Portal 2 Mapping challenge [source]
Fistful of Frags [source]
Upcoming Events
Post‐cast Gmod Prop Hunt [source]
Dota 2 [source]
Guns of Icarus: Online [source]
Running with Rifles [source]
NeptNutz has Steam running on gNewSense [source]
Corben went to Gamescom and has written a report [source]
Mapping challenge has a few submissions already. Her0 and Nemoder have been doing video play‐throughs [source]
c3sk has reached out to ask if Linux users would be interested in Noct [source] [source]
Cheese is streaming The Maker’s Eden for Game Club this weekend [source]

Steam/Valve News

Steam Client got all the beta changes; improved visuals and many many updates
Beta has started again, more visual changes, VR gives better info for troubleshooting, music beta updates [source]
More things coming to Steam, new app types: film, TV series, video, plugin and music. [source]

Tech News

Leszek Godlewski’s GDC slides: Advanced Linux Game Programming [source]
Leadwerks Game Engine is now available for Linux on Steam through public beta [source]

General Gaming News

Distance has moved up to beta status [source]
Lumino City has a new website and trailer [source]
Gunpoint is in beta for Linux [source]
Darksiders 2 coming to Linux (coming ‘really, really soon’ according to Leszek) [source] [source]
Sanctum 2 is finally released [source]
The Witcher 2 update, release notes from unofficial repo [source]
poisond: If anyone has problems with it crashing at start‐up when pulseaudio is not installed, LD_PRELOAD your distro’s
Dead Island has an encrypted Linux depot now, is a VP port on Mac though [source]
Wasteland 2 to be released on 19th September [source]
Hack ‘n’ Slash to release on 9th September, mod tools later [source]
Robocraft coming to Linux [source]


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