SteamLUG Cast

Pirates and Robbers edited by HeroOhOne

Season 04, Episode 07

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Our hosts talk about Payday 2, game piracy, and the latest tech available to Linux gamers.

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Our Gaming

has been playing Payday 2 [source] and The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça and Pizzaboy [source]
has been playing ARK: Survival Evolved [source], Hand of Fate [source], and Day of the Tentacle Remastered [source]
has been playing Dungeons of Dredmor [source], Torchlight II [source], and Payday 2 [source]

SteamLUG Community Stuff

Past Events
Frozen Synapse [source]
Tabletop Simulator [source]
Arma 3 [source]
Natural Selection 2 [source]
Upcoming Events
Daedalus [source]
Payday 2 [source]
Team Fortress 2 [source]
Coffin Dodgers [source]
Moska has made an open source Arma 3 launcher for Linux [source]
wrote articles, sometimes approaching a Cheeselength
Outcomes of AdventureJam 2015 [source]
How to survive a game jam [source]
Dog Mendonça and its origins [source]

Steam/Valve News

CAD files for the Steam Controller's external parts have been released under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license [source]

Tech News

AMD GPU-PRO hybrid beta driver has been released, with Vulkan support [source]
Replaces fglrx and uses the Free amdgpu kernel driver
Nvidia beta driver version 364.12 is now available [source]
Includes support for Vulkan, GLVND, and Wayland/Mir
Wayland support is implemented in a different way, must use a patched Weston [source]
Nvidia long-lived branch version 361.42 fixes bugs and adds support for more hardware [source]
Vulkan support has been added to Wine Staging 1.9.6 [source]
64 bit operating systems have a nearly binary compatible implementation of Vulkan
CSMT has been disabled for this release
patches [source] to Serious Engine have enabled Linux support [source]
Also released a blog post detailing the history of the port [source]
has released FNA 16.04 [source]

General Gaming News

Video comparing Arma 3 performance on SteamOS and Windows has been made [source]
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition received Siege of Dragonspeak expansion [source]
Hyper Light Drifer has been released [source]
Payday 2 now has Linux support [source]
F1 2015 port was accidentally made available for a short period [source]
Tomb Raider (2013) is received a Linux port thanks to Feral Interactive [source]
Worms W.M.D is to have Linux support on day 1 [source]
Punch Club has sold 300 thousand copies, in contrast to the 1 million pirated copies [source]
Human Resource Machine is now available on Linux [source]
helped test the port
Darkest Dungeon beta port is accessible with password 1iheartlinux1 [source]
Port available courtesy of of

Other Steam/Valve News

Valve has been found to be misleading Australian consumers [source]

Virtual Reality Talk

thinks it is most important that people do not buy into VR too early
needs better hardware to be able to try it
Unreal Engine 4.11 [source] added support for instanced stereo rendering [source]
This technique improves performance in stereoscopic rendering [source]


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