Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Linux should technically be one of the first choices for game development, due to aspects such as faster OpenGL performance than Windows or Mac.
Yet due to lack of consumer popularity, the tools required to bring it to the mainstream have been lacking. Enter Leadwerks.
Leadwerks is a complete game-development environment which is already incredibly popular on Windows and Mac - a developer favourite for its ease of use and robust visual tools. Now the team wants to move the application over to Linux, and promote both cross-platform and original games.