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Pre-Order Tiny & Big: Grandpa’s Leftoversview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to arvd for mentioning that Black Pants Game Studio’s adventure, Tiny & Big: Grandpa’s Leftovers,  can now be pre-ordered for $13 US: You are Tiny, a technophile guy with a ray cutter, a gripping-device and a fine attitude towards the world. But now your nemesis Big again stole the only heritage your grandpa left [...] (Software)

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Wine 1.5.5view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A new development release of Wine has been announced. This version 1.5.5 has the following new items in this release: Support for installing Mono as a Wine add-on package. Dithering of pattern brushes in the DIB engine. Support for installing the .NET 4.0 runtime. DDS files supported in D3DX9. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine [...] (Software)

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Two Guys from Andromeda’s SpaceVentureview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to jaggerz for sending in the following! You’ve covered Kickstarter projects for Linux games before (Vigrior, and coryholl’s big list, for example)… recently there has been a HUGE renaissance of old-school game developers bringing their goods to our favorite open-source OS. Currently, the creators of the old-school Sierra On-Line Space Quest series, Scott Murphy [...] (Software)

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Odamex 0.6.0view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Version 0.6.0 of Odamex, a free software multiplayer DOOM engine source port, is now available. Changes include: slopes advanced voting system new netdemo format optimized mouse input network enhancements Download: [ sf.net ] (Software)

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Wine 1.5.4view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Version 1.5.4 of Wine, this being the latest development release, has been announced. Changes in this release include: A new DirectSound resampled. A Negotiate authentication provider. OpenGL support in the DIB engine. Beginnings of support for .NET mixed assemblies. Support routines for Internationalized Domain Names. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.5.4 ] (Software)

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gFifteenview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – infraRed let us know about his game project, gFifteen: I coded a GTK+ based implementation of the old puzzle game Fifteen. It is a fun and challenging little diversion, with multiple attractive tile sets to choose from. RPMs and Debs are available for 32 and 64 bit platforms! (Software)

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Razer Nostromo Linux Drivers 1.0view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The Razer Nostromo is a gaming mini-keyboard that provides remapping of keys to any keyboard or mouse event. This is great; however, the drivers are only available for OSX and Windows. Not anymore, the jnostromo project aims to provide GNU/Linux drivers that provides E-Sport legal keymappings for Linux gamers everywhere. The feature set is similar [...] (Software)

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FleetCOMM : Operation Vigriorview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to arvd for sending this in! FleetCOMM : Operation Vigrior is a Kickstarter indie game worth checking out. It’s a real-time strategy game introducing a novel gameplay mechanic. Instead of fumbling over disorganized blobs of units, the player controls a synchronized squad of ships. They’ve been very supportive of Linux game development; they already [...] (Software)

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Wine 1.5.3view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A new development release of Wine has been announced. This release being 1.5.3 has the following changes: Support for graphics bounds tracking. A number of fixes to the builtin Internet Explorer. Support for displaying ARM code in the Wine debugger. Various DirectMusic improvements. Better namespace support in MSXML. Various bug fixes Download: [ Wine 1.5.3 [...] (Software)

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Cheese Talks About Humble Bundle Statistics!view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Here’s the word from Cheese! Last month, I published a lengthy shallow analysis of the comparative purchase, revenue and average statistics for Humble Bundle promotions. I recently updated the article to include additional quotes from a top Humble Bundle contributor and explore some additional figures as well as the notion that the high Linux average [...] (Software)