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JVGS 0.5view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to the Linux Game Cast for pointing out JVGS, a platforming game with a stick-figure-inspired visual theme: This game takes place in a world much like ours, which has started fading away. At a point where nearly everything has gone, a poet finds himself, alone in a strange world of danger. He starts a [...] (Software)

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Back in time for stuff.view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Wolfire’s David Rosen has posted a video design tour of the titles in the Humble Indie Bundle 2, whose end has also been extended. Phoronix, who I’m rather reticent to link to these days, has a preview and video of Unigine’s upcoming OilRush. Linux Links has concluded their look at various free Linux games. (Software)

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Dilogus PRview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – There’s a bit more info on Digital Arrow’s upcoming Linux RPG, Dilogus: The Winds of War, from Unigine today by way of a press release: It’s a third person High Fantasy RPG action game that immerses players deep into the awe inspiring fantasy world of Dilogus, allowing them to experience it from multiple perspectives of six [...] (Software)

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Heroes of Newerth 2.0view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – S2 Games have released version 2.0 of Heroes of Newerth, their DoTA-inspired strategy game. Changes include: Team Matchmaking Cosmetic Store New 3v3 Map: Grimm’s Crossing New Casual game mode New interface features A Beta map editor Weather Effects New Item: Spellshards Nemesis designation and Payback New music New console and UI commands Bugfixes (Software)

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Humble Indie Bundle 2!view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Wolfire Games has announced the availability of the Humble Indie Bundle 2, where gamers can pay what they want for five games: Pay-what-you-want for five awesome DRM-free games on Mac, Windows, and Linux: Braid, Machinarium, Osmos, Cortex Command, and Revenge of the Titans. If you haven’t heard of Revenge of the Titans before, it’s because it [...] (Software)

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Epiar 0.4.2view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Epiar, a space trading sim/RPG similar to Escape Velocity is now at version 0.4.2: The Epiar project began in late 2001 and was reviewing by this blog, though it is only in late 2009, early 2010 that is has been revived with advanced Lua scripting, OpenGL graphics and much more. Please download our release and [...] (Software)

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CC Fantasy Portraitsview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Free Gamer pointed out the Creative Commons Fantasy Portrait Marathon, where Justin Nichols will create thirty Creative Commons-licensed fantasy-themed character portraits for the Open Source Action Role Playing Engine and other free game projects: Now this is where you come in. I need to raise money to continue my education next semester with the fine [...] (Software)

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Game List Updateview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The indefatigable zakk has updated his Linux Gamers’ Game List with some additional titles (I don’t know what they are though – it is a mystery!). (Software)

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id Jobview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – id Software’s John Carmack tweeted last week about a new job opening at the venerable first-person shooter developer: id Software is looking for a Build/Archival programmer to work as part of a development team on legendary id game properties like DOOM, QUAKE and Wolfenstein. The Build/Archival programmer will be responsible for maintaining and updating back [...] (Software)

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Steel Storm Episode II Beta 1view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Steel Storm Episode II Beta 1, a top-down perspective arcade shooter, has been released for pre-ordering customers. Features: Complete Episode I 2 new environments 3 new single-player / coop missions CTF online mode New weapons New enemies Achievements Also, a note from the developers: On the other note I would like to mention that Steel [...] (Software)