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Linux's Brilliant New Gaming Career

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linuxinsider.com: Not so very long ago, gaming was held up as one of the big obstacles keeping PC users off of Linux and on Windows instead.

Evilot, New Puzzle/Defense Game for Linux

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ubuntuvibes.com: Evilot is a new Puzzle/Defense game for Linux, where you play as Count Dolfus, a retired evil overlord, that just wants to spend his last days in peace.

Planetary Annihilation Plans To Come To Linux

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phoronix.com: A new Kickstarter project called Planetary Annihilation is exciting many Linux gamers with plans that this forthcoming RTS will be available for their favorite platform.

Unknown Horizons | Friday Game

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unixmen.com: Unknown Horizons is a 2D realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. It is basically a game heavily inspired from the popular Anno series were you have to build, sustain and lead colonies into evolution.

Steam on Ubuntu could hurt gaming on Linux

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networkworld.com: So seeing a big company like Valve throw resources into the Linux software world is a big win for all of us. Here’s the problem: The Steam store is not coming to Linux in general.

Linux Just Not Ready For Gaming

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  • Linux Just Not Ready For Gaming
  • Bored? Try Picsaw – a ‘Jigsaw’ Game for Ubuntu
  • Retrobooster, New Indie Shooter Coming to Linux

Carmack: Valve Support Is Great, But Linux Still Not A Viable Gaming Platform

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hothardware.com: If you've got 3.5 hours to kill, John Carmack's Quakecon keynotes are always fascinating. id games may not be the greatest titles around, but Carmack's knowledge and skills continue to shape the future of gaming across multiple platforms.

Don’t count your penguins before they’ve hatched

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extremetech.com: Leave it to Richard Stallman to pour cold water on a hot idea. The noted free software activist has come out against Steam for Linux, writing that “Nonfree game programs (like other nonfree programs) are unethical because they deny freedom to their users.

Could this be the year of the Linux desktop?

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extremetech.com: In the 21 years or so since its inception, Linux has gained some amazing enthusiast street cred, but failed time and again to enter the mainstream. This year, however, may afford it an opportunity it’s never had before: to gain the momentum necessary to join the big boys in the operating system world.

GNU founder Stallman calls DRM’d Steam for Linux games "unethical"

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arstechnica.com: The prospect of the open source operating system attracting a rich ecosystem of proprietary DRM-encumbered computer games raises questions for Richard Stallman, who issued a statement outlining what he views as the positive and negative consequences of this development.

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