Archive for September, 2009

Xenocell – Unconventional Sci-Fi MMORPG

Posted: 29th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Xenocell is unconventional sci-fi MMORPG which uses the Torque 3D engine and will be available trough monthly subscription, but other free to play options might be available. Bitgap intends to port this game to GNU/Linux, but it won’t be on lunch day (probably after the Mac client). The game is set to launch at 2010. […]

DeathSpank Comical cRPG Adventure

Posted: 27th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Hothead Games the developers of the Penny Arcade Adventures series for GNU/Linux, Mac and Windows are working on a new cRPG adventure game names DeathSpank. While a GNU/Linux client is still unconfirmed I’m sure it will be done like with their previous games. DeathSpank is a funny and comical combination between The Monkey Island and […]

Interview With Thomas From Basilisk Games

Posted: 22nd September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Thomas the founder of Basilisk Games and the creator of the Eschalon series has agreed for an interview about Book2 which I wrote about before. 1. Hello Thomas , can you tell us about yourself and your company Basilisk Games ? How many people are working on Book 2 ? Basilisk Games was founded in […]

The Second Antarean War is based on the free multi platform Panda 3D engine and while a closed beta was available the main developer decided to rewrite the game completely. The main developer is developing this game on GNU/Linux and there will surly be a GNU/Linux client. This game is still under development and probably […]

Poisonville – GTA Style Action MMORPG.

Posted: 16th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Poisonville which is developed by Bigpoint is a Java based MMORPG Browser game that uses the FREE jmonkey engine Poisonville is heavily inspired by GTA, here you also can steal cars,drive motorcycles, fly helicopters, shoot people, complete missions, buy stuff, rob stuff and off course go to strip clubs to spend the stuff 😉 Poisonville’s […]

id Software and Linux – By TTimo

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Timothee Besset aka TTimo, the GNU/Linux game/engine porter of id software wrote on his blog : “There has been a bit of unrest among Linux gamers about id’s commitment to releasing Linux versions of the games we make. I don’t want to be rehashing old subjects, but I’ll offer a few thoughts: Fundamentally nothing has […]

I’ve just received an email from Koen Witters from Koonsolo the developer of Mystic Mine which I reviewed and interviewed, and he gladly reports that GNU/Linux users buy games, even more then the Windows and MacOS users considering the smaller market share of our beloved OS. Here’s what he writes on his website : Linux […]

Syndicate-Online Sci-Fi MMORPG

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Syndicate-Online is a Sci-Fi MMORPG currently in development using the amazing Unigine game engine which is cross platform – so a GNU/Linux port is very possible. About the game : The Idea “Syndicate-online” – the massively multiplayer online game where thousands of players can live and communicate with each other in the unique game world […]

Interview With John From Wolfire Games

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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John from Wolfire Games the developers of Lugaru and the upcoming Overgrowth agreed for an interview … and what a great interview it was… Hey Maxim, Here are the answers to your questions.  Thanks for your interest in Wolfire. John 1. Hello John, please tell us about yourself and your team. Wolfire Games is a […]

How To Find GNU/Linux Games

Posted: 9th September 2009 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Many people ask me how do I manage to find GNU/Linux games. I say it’s luck and determination, however I also have some guidelines for you… Sourceforge and Freshmeat got tons of FOSS gaming projects that have a GNU/Linux client in development by the nature of the FOSS community. Most of those projects however are […]