SteamLUG Cast

Beautiful Linux Users edited by Corben78

Season 03, Episode 13

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The beautiful gang of SteamLUG Cast sit down, put up their feet, and discuss the latest goings on in Linux Gaming. Apologies for DerRidda’s audio quality, his microphone had broken and has since been replaced -- John.

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Our Gaming

Bean completed Shatter, played some Assault Android Cactus, and the rather buggy Early Access Storm United.
Hero has also been really getting into Assault Android Cactus, as well as Sir, You are Being Hunted
Cheese played a bit of Invisible Inc., Outland, and Massive Chalice
and concluding our gaming fortnight, DerRidda played Dying Light, completed Arx Fatalis via Arx Libertatis [source] and Game Dev Tycoon, as well as spanking his nephew… in Worms: Clan Wars.

SteamLUG Community Stuff

Past Events:
Seriously Casual Serious Sam 3 [source]
Sanctum 2 [source]
Counter–Strike: Global Offensive [source]
Upcoming Events:
Distance [source]
Dota 2 Reborn Beta Custom Games [source]
Guns of Icarus: Online [source]
Dying Light [source]

Other Community Stuff

Hero made a new tux decal for Guns of Icarus Online [source]
Cheese wrote an article on the F/OSS adventure game engine SLUDGE and did a source release of an example game [source] [source]
Cheese has been putting together a Planetary Annihilation unboxing video [source] [source]

Steam/Valve News

Valve sold all pre–order stock by 30th June [source]
Steam summer sale stats: [source]
CS:GO sold the most, ARK: Survival Evolved had highest revenue
Interpretation: [source]
About $160m revenue, 33m games sold, 66% off average, games are played after the sale.

Tech News

DirectX 11 support for wine expected by end of this year [source]
Status of Unity editor on Linux: [source]
Additional article from lead platform developer [source] [source]
Unity Linux keyboard input regression bug fixed in 5.1.1p3 [source] [source]
Somebody built a SteamOS arcade machine [source]
Interview with President of Khronos group, Neil Trevett, about Vulkan [source] suggesting it will be out by the end of the year
SteamBoy handheld Steam Machine now called SMACH Zero and some specs revealed [source]
AMD SoC, 4GB RAM, 720p screen, 4G/Bluetooth/Wifi connectivity options
New stable AMD Catalyst driver for Linux brings OpenGL 4.5 [source]

General Gaming News

Lego Minifigures Online launched with Linux support [source]
Portal Stories: Mel released [source]
Kung Fury: Street Rage [source]
ARK: Survival Evolved [source]
Early Access. Performance report: [source]
The next iteration of America’s Army might be coming to Linux [source] [source]
Coffin Dodgers out of Early Access [source]
Alien: Isolation is flashing its Linux ankles [source]
Wooohoooo \o/
The Talos Principle: Road To Gehenna DLC coming 23rd July [source]
Legend of Grimrock fix for 900 series Nvidia cards (or anything with enough glx extensions) [source]
Team Fortress got a new update [source]
JP LeBreton has done a quiet announcement of the game he’s working on [source] [source]
Distance has updated to Unity 5 [source] [source]
Massive Knowledge documentary is completed [source]


The Bard’s Tale IV Kickstarter is wrapping up and has a hilarious infomercial [source] [source]
Defect [source]


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