SteamLUG Cast

Still No Powerglove Support edited by diegoveralli

Season 04, Episode 09

Recorded
Published
Hosts
DerRidda Jasey_Wasey ValiantCheese
Special Guests
No Guests

Description

DerRidda, Mohero, and Cheese talk about new software releases and announcements in Linux gaming.

Clean language

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Shownotes written by HeroOhOne

Introduction

introduces

Our Gaming

has been playing Saints Row 2 [source] and Saints Row: The Third [source]
has been playing Windward [source] and War Thunder [source]
has been playing Left 4 Dead 2 [source], Windward [source], and Guns of Icarus Online [source]
Assault Android Cactus [source], Crypt of the NecroDancer [source], and Hand of Fate [source] on the side, along with games from LowRezJam [source]

SteamLUG Community Stuff

Past Events
King Arthur's Gold [source]
War Thunder [source]
Fistful of Frags [source]
XCOM 2 [source]
Upcoming Events
Left 4 Dead 2 [source]
Frozen Cortex [source]
is now hosting official Windward servers [source]
His game servers are hosted in Docker containers [source], contributions are welcome [source]
A Docker container for RTMP streaming [source] has also been made by
Can be used to stream gameplay with OBS to multiple streaming services simultaneously
VR on Linux website [source] has been launched by norbert
Nemoder and created Hidden Star [source], a space exploration game for LowRezJam [source]
posted an unboxing video [source] of the Assault Android Cactus IndieBox [source]

Steam/Valve News

Valve has added GitHub repositories for the CS:GO Demo Parsing Tool [source] and OpenVR driver for Razer Hydra [source]
Steam Store received 115 Lionsgate movies on April 22nd [source]

Tech News

Intel mesa driver now has Vulkan support mainlined [source]
radeonsi now supports OpenGL 4.3 [source]
GL 4.2-4.3 needs llvm 3.9+
Shadow of Mordor and Alien: Isolation will see improvements [source]
CodeXL [source] has been released by AMD, in a continued commitment to their GPUOpen initiative [source]
Comprehensive debugging and profiling tool with Linux support
Nvidia driver version 364.19 has been released
Adds support for Vulkan, their own flavor of Wayland, and DRM KMS support

General Gaming News

Valve has started CS:GO Prime Account Matchmaking as an experiment allowing one to register their account with a phone number [source]
This prevents "smurfing," or experienced players making new accounts to play at lower ranks with less experienced players
Randomized character generation in Rust now includes female characters [source]
Pyre has been announced by Pyre [source]
More video of gameplay in Shadow Warrior 2 has been revealed [source]
SpeedRunners has been released from early access [source]
Don't Starve Together is now out of early access [source]
The Culling has had a Linux port released [source]
Tomb Raider (2013) is now on Linux [source]
The Torchlight 1 Linux port is now available for purchase [source]
The Linux version of Darkest Dungeon is out of beta [source]
Master of Orion (2016) port released [source]
Kerbal Space Program 1.1 released [source]
Adds Unity 5, a rewritten UI, KSPedia, and new tutorials and scenarios
Air Brawl is free to own [source]
Gog.com officially supports Ubuntu 16.04 [source]
Includes derivative distributions which use Ubuntu 16.04 as a base
This is in contrast to Steam's webpage stating support for Ubuntu 12.04
Not many official Valve sources state support for any particular Linux distro, but the few that do only say Ubuntu 12.04 [source] [source]
meklu says in chat "the page has been lost in the whirlpool of bitrot"
The Witcher 3 [source]

Crowdfunding

Happy Dude [source]
Platformer that uses changing colors as a means to solve puzzles

Sign-off

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