SteamLUG Cast

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Season 03, Episode 23

Recorded
Published
Hosts
DerRidda bean Corben78 hmccio HeroOhOne Nemoder
Special Guests
No Guests

Description

Our hosts talk about exciting new Linux game releases and predictions for 2016

Explicit language use

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Shownotes written by HeroOhOne

Introduction

DerRidda introduces
Nemoder

Our Gaming

has been playing Nuclear Throne [source], Saints Row: Gat out of Hell [source], and Rocket League [source]
has been playing Rocket League, Assault Android Cactus, Axiom Verge, Saints Row IV [source]
has been playing "Make configurations for the Steam Controller" [source]
has been playing Undertale [source]
has been playing Saints Row IV [source], Saints Row: Gat out of Hell [source], Insurgency [source]
Nemoder has been playing 7 Days to Die [source], Saints Row IV [source], DiRT: Showdown [source]

SteamLUG Community Stuff

Past Events
Worms Clan Wars [source]
Broforce [source]
Insurgency [source]
Dota 2 [source]
Teeworlds [source]
Vertiginous Golf [source]
Storm United [source]
Running With Rifles [source]
DiRT Showdown [source]
No More Room in Hell [source]
Trine 3 [source]
Serious Sam 3 [source]
used his Steam Controller for every event
His favorite Steam Controller config during the events was for Running With Rifles
Upcoming Events
No upcoming events were scheduled, but suggestions are welcome in the forum [source]

Steam/Valve News

Steam allows permanent removal of games from library [source]
New security policies have been introduced for Steam trading [source]
Steam Controller has received many feature updates [source]
Steam Controller open source user space driver is limited but usable [source]
Christmas privacy issue on Steam Store [source]
Caching issue allowed some information to be visible to others

Tech News

Unity 5.3 released with OpenGL 4 rendering [source]
Steam Controller assembly video [source]
AMD announces GPUOpen initiative [source]
Open source middleware to help developers take advantage of GPU hardware
Vulkan specification delayed until 2016 [source]
Waiting for conformance testing and legal review
Wine 1.8 has been released [source]
Pulseaudio and dwrite support has been added

General Gaming News

GRID Autosport [source] has been released by Feral Interactive [source]
Bound by Flame action RPG has been released for Linux [source]
XCom 2 is to be available on February 5th 2016
New trailer [source]
Total War: Attila has been released on Linux [source]
Payday 2 has signs of Linux support [source]
Flippfly is letting their next game be decided by the community [source]
Capcom announced that Street Fighter V is coming to Linux [source] [source]
Hacknet [source]
Ported by [source]
Firewatch gameplay video released [source]
Saints Row IV [source] and Saints Row: Gat out of Hell [source] has been released on Linux by Virtual Programming
played the early, native port of Saints Row IV and it performed worse than this release with eON
Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition finally released for Linux [source]
liked the SPOILER
OpenMW 0.37.0 released [source]
Graphical framework switched from Ogre3D to OpenSceneGraph [source]

Crowdfunding

Psychonauts 2 [source]
Smach Z Kickstarter campaign started [source]
Canceled soon after [source]

Predictions

"predicts" that Rocket League will come to Linux [source]
, , and Nemoder have thoughts on Vulkan [source]
thinks that Linux support in engines will result in more unexpected ports
wants Elite: Dangerous [source]
predicts that The Witcher 3 [source] will release in sync with a new version or GOG Galaxy on Linux [source]
itch.io client was released for Linux [source]
Nemoder hopes that awesome original games will be released
thinks Evolve will come to Linux in 2016 [source]
says Deus Ex: Mankind Divided could be ported for us [source]
believes that we will be playing Undertale this year
Lots of games were released in 2015!
xPaw made a graph of confirmed Linux games [source]
predicts that Steam Runtime will have more issues this year

Sign-off

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