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Colin's day job is working as a data analyst. In the evenings, he likes to blog about Linux, games, and Linux gaming.

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Thumbnail for post: Sci-fi action RPG Hellpoint arrives on Linux with a day-1 release

Sci-fi action RPG Hellpoint arrives on Linux with a day-1 release

By Colin L., 2020-08-01 17:51:30

Cradle Games' sci-fi, Souls-like ARPG, Hellpoint, is finally available on just about every platform, including Linux.

Thumbnail for post: The Minecraft Nether Update is out today

The Minecraft Nether Update is out today

By Colin L., 2020-06-23 19:17:47

Watch out for Piglins, Hoglins, and Zoglins in the latest Minecraft 1.16 update that revamps the Nether.

Thumbnail for post: New Steamworks documentation suggests Steam's Cloud Play may not be what you thought

New Steamworks documentation suggests Steam's Cloud Play may not be what you thought

By Colin L., 2020-05-29 07:00:51

Valve has added information about its new Steam Cloud Play service to the Steamworks developer documentation. It suggests that Steam will simply act as a storefront and platform provider to other game-streaming services.

Thumbnail for post: Indie action game Resolutiion is out now

Indie action game Resolutiion is out now

By Colin L., 2020-05-28 17:22:01

Developers at Monolith of Minds have released their cyberpunk action game, Resolutiion. It's got a crazy art style wrapped in some decent combat.

Thumbnail for post: Raspberry Pi 4 doubles RAM to 8GB and tests 64-bit OS

Raspberry Pi 4 doubles RAM to 8GB and tests 64-bit OS

By Colin L., 2020-05-28 13:10:52

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upgraded the popular single-board computer to 8GB of available memory, double the previous 4GB. They've also taken more steps towards official 64-bit support.

Thumbnail for post: The newest Steam Beta Client enables pre-compilation of cached Vulkan shaders

The newest Steam Beta Client enables pre-compilation of cached Vulkan shaders

By Colin L., 2020-05-26 12:14:44

Valve has improved it's Vulkan shader caching by now enabling pre-compilation. This should help reduce stutter that is especially noticeable when using Proton/DXVK.

Thumbnail for post: Dota 2 - The International 10 Battle Pass has dropped

Dota 2 - The International 10 Battle Pass has dropped

By Colin L., 2020-05-25 17:09:17

Despite the cancellation of The International 10, it's full steam ahead for this year's iteration of the Dota 2 Battle Pass. Guilds and unlockables galore.

Thumbnail for post: Video - Amazon's Crucible is currently playable with Proton

Video - Amazon's Crucible is currently playable with Proton

By Colin L., 2020-05-22 15:40:26

Amazon's new hero-shooter Crucible is available on Steam and currently playable using Proton, despite the inclusion of Easy Anti-Cheat.

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Mini-Review: Filament

By Colin L., 2020-05-22 14:41:20

From Beard Envy Games and Kasedo Games, Filament is a devilishly difficult puzzle game set aboard a mysteriously empty space ship. Solve puzzles and uncover the secret of what happened to the crew of the Alabaster.

Thumbnail for post: LIT: Bend the Light is a delightful puzzle game for everybody

LIT: Bend the Light is a delightful puzzle game for everybody

By Colin L., 2020-05-21 09:41:33

Student developer group Copperglass have given new life to light-based puzzlers with their title LIT: Bend the Light. Half physics sim and half puzzler, LIT allows you to solve puzzles in multiple ways.

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