Archive for January, 2010

Venetica's GNU/Linux and MacOS Ports

Posted: 31st January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Several months ago I’ve posted about the cRPG in developments called Venetica. The company behind this game – Deck13, made many games which where ported to GNU/Linux and MacOS (by Runesoft) and I wrongly assumed that Venetica will have the same fate. Despite using the FOSS cross platform Ogre3D engine like they did with their […]

Some time ago I’ve wrote about Wolfire Games and Unknown Worlds offering both of their in development games (Overgrowth and Natural Selection 2) for a single price of $40 . This offer was limited to one week and the preorderes where successful behind their imagination. “Originally, we had 1100 preorders of Overgrowth, since announcing preorders […]

Fishing Cactus the developers of many games meant for digital distribution platforms have announced that they are porting their game engine Mojito to GNU/Linux : “With the mondial crysis, it’s important to think about the people who are in need. They maybe can’t buy a fully functional Mac or an expensive Windows license… Luckily, they […]

Fragoria – English Version Goes Beta !

Posted: 21st January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Fragoria is a Flash based web browser MMORPG with beautiful graphics and was available in Russian and German since 2008. Now the English closed beta has been started and you can apply here. Fragoria offers : classes, skills,leveling, pets, huge world, PvP, magic , crafting system and more ! And it’s all free to play […]

QuantZ For GNU/Linux Released !

Posted: 16th January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Today I got this email about QuantZ release : “Dear all, QuantZ is now ready and on sale on our website!!! QuantZ for Linux is on sale and we decided to sell it for $6.50 till the end of January. We really would like to thank you for all your help, your support, your […]

Hacker Evolution: Untold For GNU/Linux Goes Beta !

Posted: 10th January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Hacker Evolution: Untold which is available for MacOS and Windows for quite some time now goes Beta on GNU/Linux and beta testers are needed ! If you want to take part in the beta testing please make contact at this page : While the original Hacker-Evolution won’t be ported to GNU/Linux it will be […]

Why You Should Use OpenGL And Not DirectX

Posted: 10th January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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A few days ago there was a very interesting article on Wolfire Games Blog, the indie company behind lugaru and Overgrowth who recently collaborated with Unknown Worlds on releasing Natural Selection 2 with Overgrowth + access for all Alphas and Betas for only 40USD. From the article : “More than half of our Lugaru users […]

The indie game studios Wolfire Games and Unknown Worlds have just announced that their upcoming games Overgrowth and Natural Selection 2 are available for preorder with alpha access for both games at the price of one ! just for 40USD ! This offer is for a limited time of 6 days – so hurry up […]

Mystery of Solarus DX – Zelda Remake !

Posted: 5th January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Are you a Zelda fan ? If so then you would be happy to know that a new FOSS project to clone Zelda and fix the “flaws” released it’s first “demo version” . Mystery of Solarus DX is licensed under the GPL and is available in 4 languages : English, French, German and Dutch ! […]

Welcome to 2010 !

Posted: 4th January 2010 by Maxim Bardin in Uncategorized
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Hello All and thank you for visiting this blog so far… In this post I’ll summarize LGN Blog States, talk a little about the games that were released this year and make predictions for the future to come… As you can see from the graph below LGN blog is becoming more popular each month (except […]