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A look at Battle for Wesnoth's current game development strategy

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I had my first run-in with the turn-based, Linux strategy game Battle for Wesnoth a few years ago. It was not long after discovering open source software, and I was incredibly impressed that a small group of developers could create such an excellent game for free. Discovering this along with Linux and the numerous GNU packages is what really piqued my interest in the world of open source.

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The July 2022 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2022 issue. With the exception of a brief period in 2009, The PCLinuxOS Magazine has been published on a monthly basis since September, 2006. The PCLinuxOS Magazine is a product of the PCLinuxOS community, published by volunteers from the community. The magazine is led by Paul Arnote, Chief Editor, and Assistant Editor Meemaw. The PCLinuxOS Magazine is released under the Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license, and some rights are reserved. All articles may be freely reproduced via any and all means following first publication by The PCLinuxOS Magazine, provided that attribution to both The PCLinuxOS Magazine and the original author are maintained, and a link is provided to the originally published article. In the July 2022 issue: * Charles H. Tankersley (1933 - 2022): In Remembrance * PCLinuxOS Recipe Corner: Beef Wellingtons * GIMP Tutorial: Tool Features You May Not Have Seen * Short Topix: GMail Trick Reveals Who Is Selling Your Data * Facebook Says Apple Is Too Powerful. They're Right * VLC Channel Scan For USB TV Tuner ... Simplified * And much more inside! This month’s cover was designed by Meemaw. Download the PDF (7.9 MB) Download the EPUB Version (6.4 MB) Download the MOBI Version (5.2 MB) Visit the HTML Version

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