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TransGaming Abandoning Cedega?view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Nemoder pointed out this blog post at Thoughts on Technology which examines TransGaming’s recent lack of work on Cedega, the Wine-derived solution for playing Windows games on Linux. While nothing official has been posted by the company itself, I feel it is pretty obvious Transgaming is letting Cedega die a slow death. November 13th 2009 marked [...] (Software)

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VoIP Updatesview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks again to Nemoder for mentioning that: Beta builds for Teamspeak 3 have been released; more info can be found at the official forums. Mumble 1.2 is out with many, many new features. (Software)

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Trichromic 1.2view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A reader let us know about the release of Trichromic 1.2, a turn-based strategy game similar to Advance Wars (which also has an open source Java clone, Custom Wars). Download: [ kentdev.net ] (Software)

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Amnesia Interviewview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Frictional Games, developers of the Penumbra survival horror series (all of which are available for Linux), announced last month that their next game would be entitled Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Moreover, the developers were interviewed at Linux Gaming News about Penumbra’s sales (Linux: 12%), the hardships of independent game development, Amensia’s evolution from Penumbra, and [...] (Software)

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LGP Blog Entries; Price Dropview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – There’s been some interesting entries of late at the Linux Game Publishing blog: Some gotchyas in porting from Visual C++ to g++: Examines common issues encountered while porting Windows-developed software to Linux Playing well with distros: Explains why LGP does not produce distribution-specific packages There’s also this notice: …we have permanently reduced the price of all o (Software)

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Privateer Gemini Gold 1.03view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Privateer Gemini Gold version 1.03 was just released (thanks johnc): Many of us experienced Privateer in the early 90’s. The game that captured us with a world of space piracy and trading, with challenging missions and mysteries to explore. With this new release, we’re introducing full speech support for the additional Rightous Fire campaign, better graphics and [...] (Software)

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ScummVM 1.0view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Missed this, like, a month ago, but it’s important: ScummVM, a virtual machine for games which utilized the SCUMM engine, reached 1.0! We worked very hard on stability in this release, and in addition to all that goodness available since our 1.0.0rc1, we added a new set of ports for Motorola Linux-based phones (those on MotoEZX [...] (Software)

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Wine 1.1.35view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A new development release of Wine has been announced. This release has the following new items: Support for OLE transacted storage. Better certificate checking on secure connections. More progress on the 16-bit separation. Left 4 Dead 2 DRM really supported now. MSI performance improvements. 64-bit fixes in debugger support. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.1.35 ] (Software)

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Amanita Design Holiday Saleview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The Amanita Design blog mentions that they are selling a Christmas Pack that includes their adventure games Machinarium and Samorost 2, the soundtracks, and art. It can be purchased online for $10 US. (Software)

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Altitudeview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to zakk for letting us know about Altitude, an online multiplayer 2D aircraft action game. Features include perks and various game modes. Download: [ altitudegame.com ] (Software)