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Top-Quality Open Source Game 0 A.D. Close to Completion

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thevarguy.com: The open source channel is known for a lot of things, but breathtaking games isn’t one of them. That may change soon, though, thanks to the people behind the open source game 0 A.D., which in its latest iteration brings gorgeous and elegant gaming to the free software world.

Chasing Aurora Previewed at PAX Prime 2011

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ubuntuvibes.com: Indie game studio Broken Rules recently previewed their upcoming Linux game Chasing Aurora in PAX Prime 2011. Broken Rules' earlier award winning physics based game 'And Yet it Moves' was part of Humble Indie Bundle 3.

Linux Game Devs Upload Their Own Game on Pirate Bay, Strangely It Increases Sales

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ubuntuvibes.com: Remember few days back we wrote about a new Linux game, No Time to Explain (NTTE). The game developers have uploaded their own game on Pirate Bay and strangely enough it has increased game sales.

Bobby - Wage War on the Green Balls

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  • Bobby - Wage War on the Green Balls
  • Official NASA Futuristic Space MMO May Come to Linux
  • Interview with Jonathan Prior of Gameolith.com
  • Frictional Update
  • Sakura River Games

Fun and Mayhem with the Blender Game Engine

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linuxjournal.com: I've been working with Blender 3-D for several years now, but I started playing with the game engine only recently. I've had a lot of fun with it, and I'm sure you will as well. With the Blender Game Engine (BGE), you can create 3-D games using the keyboard or mouse as controllers.

Xonotic, The Successor To Nexuiz, Is Primed

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phoronix.com: It was a year and a half ago that Nexuiz was forked into Xonotic following some changes by core Nexuiz developers that effectively sold off the Nexuiz brand in order for an Xbox 360 re-make.

Game Drift Linux review

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itreviews.co.uk: The GNU/Linux platform as an alternative to Windows is gaining ground, but there's one area in which the open-source operating system trails its proprietary equivalent: gaming. One new distribution, Game Drift Linux, looks to change all that.

Nemesys Is Porting Their Games To Linux

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phoronix.com: Nemesys, a game studio run out of Budapest, is porting their game titles to Linux. The studio's current titles include Fortix 2, A.C.S, and Ignite. Nemesys Ignite, in particular, is a very promising racing game that will surely roar things up for Linux.

FreeBSD: A Faster Platform For Linux Gaming Than Linux?

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phoronix.com: FreeBSD provides a Linux binary compatibility layer that allows 32-bit Linux binaries to be natively executed on this BSD operating system. Linux binary compatibility on FreeBSD allows Linux-only applications to be executed in a near seamless manner, even for games.

Germany Lifts ‘Doom’ Ban After 17 Years

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  • Germany Lifts ‘Doom’ Ban After 17 Years – Toast Demons To Celebrate
  • Gametype-Revolution 0.70
  • 5 Roguelike games
  • Unity GNU/Linux Exporter Update
  • Salem : New Crafting MMO for Linux Previewed at Gamescom 2011
  • Dungeons of Dredmor still coming to Linux!
  • Mari0 : Super Mario Bros. with a Portal Gu
  • Tetris Meets Physics In This Crazy New Version
  • Spirited Heart Girl’s Love Is Out
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Wireless-enabled i.MX6 SBC offers remote IoT management

Eurotech’s “CPU-351-13″ SBC runs Linux on Freescale’s i.MX6 SoC, and offers ZigBee, GPS, extended temperature operation, remote IoT management, and more. Eurotech has been promoting the concept of managed Internet of Things devices long before “IoT” became the latest craze. The Yocto Linux ready CPU-351-13 single board computer is the latest of its embedded boards that can be remote controlled using its Everyware Software Framework (ESF) and Everyware Cloud Client. Other Everyware-enabled products from Eurotech include last year’s Intel Atom E3800 based Catalyst BT module. Read more

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Leftovers: Software

  • gimp-paint-studio addon soon on Gnome Software Center
    Image speaks itself. gimp-paint-studio package just got an metainfo needed for Gnome Software Center as add-on for Gimp based on related Richard Hughes' blog. The updated package will be shortly available in Rawhide and also in Fedora 21 updates-testing repository. It will not be included for Fedora 20 due to the preview release of Gnome Software lacking addons support. Next step will be contacting upstream adding that metainfo. Hopefully other add-ons maintainers for applications such as Inkscape and Blender will do the same to bring a richful experiences to users.
  • CD Audio Grabbers - Graphical Based
    CD audio grabbers are designed to extract ("rip") the raw digital audio (in a format commonly called CDDA) from a compact disc to a file or other output. This type of software enables a user to encode the digital audio into a variety of formats, and download and upload disc info from freedb, an internet compact disc database.
  • tinyfugue: Rime of the ancient adventurer

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