LinuxGameCast Weekly

Weekly Linux gaming news, reviews, previews and whatever else we come up with.


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Linux Game Cast 465: Gabe Gear

July 18, 2021

Everything we know about the Steam Deck! Twitch gets around to adding a Linux tag, our take on the Mr. X Nightmare DLC, bringing portals to a FPS fight, and streaming Raspberry Pi games to ...

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Linux Game Cast 464: Hipster Pickles

July 11, 2021

Big performance gains for DX12 titles in the latest Proton! Amazon gives the Linux Foundation wood, new nvenc speeds up OBS, Fantasy Strike gets a facelift, and what makes a game HD?

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Linux Game Cast 463: Moth Of The Week

July 04, 2021

Unity games head to ChromeOS! Reverse-engineered GTA code is back online, Humble Bundle adjusts their sliders, Steam nukes a NAT, and Streets of Rage 4 Nightmare DLC gets a release date. 

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Linux Game Cast 462: Mint is Ubuntu

June 27, 2021

Nvidia DLSS 2.0 comes to Linux! AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution goes open-source, Wayland powered Minecraft, Steamy summer sales, and what happened to Borealis?

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Linux Game Cast 461: Old Kepler

June 20, 2021

Left 4 Dead 2 gets the Vulkan treatment! Roblox is finally playable on Linux, ultra-wide Super Mario, and getting audio from your HDMI capture card or webcam in OBS. 

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Linux Game Cast 460: Shirty McShirtshirt

June 13, 2021

A Blizzard executive wants to know if you game on Linux, Collabora puts the WINE in Wayland, Hollow Knight defaults to Vulkan, SMACH Z officially calls it quits, and a new Linux app for aspiring VTubers. 

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Linux Game Cast 459: Atari Speaker Hat

June 06, 2021

The Atari VCS gets a release date! Nvidia brings DLSS to Linux via Proton, OBS 27 adds support for Wayland, and vulkan powered ray tracing for older AMD hardware.  

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Linux Game Cast 458: SteamPal Bootiosity

May 30, 2021

Everything we know about Valve's rumoured portable gaming PC, Nvidia nukes support for 700 series GPUs, Tesla is hiring Linux game developers, and multiplayer American Truck Simulator. 

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Linux Game Cast 457: We Cher Things

May 23, 2021

Proton GE adds support for Mass Effect Legendary Edition! Fedora 35 threatens to replace SDL 1.2, porting Outer Wonders to Linux, and Valve reminds everyone where that 30% goes.

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Linux Game Cast 456: Metroidvania Waifus

May 16, 2021

The Smach Z project calls it quits! GabeN mentions consoles and the internet explodes, Proton 6.8 GE turns Replicant into Replican, enhanced Quake 3 engines, and a new take on the GODOT Jam. 

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Linux Game Cast 455: Stick with Danglymeshes

May 09, 2021

Humble brings back the sliders! Star Citizen teases Vulkan powered penguins, Steam is working on a new runtime, and Portal Reloaded & Grifflands make their Linux debut. 

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Linux Game Cast 454: Cyberpunk 1444

May 02, 2021

Wolfire Games files antitrust lawsuit against Valve, Raspberry Pi powered PS4/5 remote play with Chiaki, Nvidia poisons the cryptominer well, tips for X4 Foundations modding on Linux, and a cautionary tale about new releases and ...

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Linux Game Cast 453: Nier Death Experience

April 25, 2021

Steam Playtest exits beta! Vkd3d gets them rays, why the Metro Exodus Linux port was less than stellar, and testing NieR Replicant with the latest Proton Experimental. 

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Linux Game Cast 452: Profitable By 2027

April 18, 2021

After an Epic wait Metro Exodus comes to Linux! Commandos 2 gets a slick HD remake, modders discover a co-op mode in Binding of Isaac: Repentance, Steam fixes a log standing vulnerability, and FPGA gaming with MiSTer.

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Linux Game Cast 451: Cowboy Beep-Boop

April 11, 2021

DevilutionX adds support for Hellfire! CS:GO gets investigated by the FBI, Streets of Rage 4 DLC details revealed, unlocking vGPU functionality on Geforce and Quadros, and new Vulkan drivers for AMD. 

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Linux Game Cast 450: Powered by Spoon

April 04, 2021

Nvidia enables GPU passthrough for Linux! Proton 6.3 gets special Triad powers, Celeste 1.4 adds tweaks for speedrunners, PAYDAY offers players golden spoons, and Vangers goes high-def. 

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Linux Game Cast 449: Super Monkey Giraffe

March 28, 2021

Metro Exodus gets a Linux release date! Valve introduces Clippy for DOTA, GODOT explores the wonderful world of OpenXR, and the engine behind Sea Dogs goes open-source. Then Aloof faces the ChairQAsition.  

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Linux Game Cast 448: Harked Real Hard

March 21, 2021

Valve is working on wireless VR! Neverwinter Nights gets fractional scaling, speedy shaders for Mesa, and a clean-room reimplementation of Half-Life: Deathmatch. Then Can't Drive This faces the ChairQAsition. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 447: Atari Feces

March 14, 2021

On this week's show Steam deletes CS:GO, Audacity begins work on new ATARI 2600 titles, Microsoft drops some code into Mesa, Star Trek New Worlds gets open-sourced, and a new FMV game for Linux in 2021. Then Hover faces the ChairQAsition. All this,

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 446: Penguin Rail Gun

March 07, 2021

Valve releases Steam Link for Linux! Loop Hero gets a day-one release, Warzone 2100 travels to Vulkan, and Heroic Games Launcher automagically checks for game updates. Then Laser Cup gets roasted in the Chairqasition. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 445: GaryMX Switches

February 28, 2021

Hollow Knight gets super Vulkan powers! Doom 3 source port dhewm3 learns how to fullscreen, Primal Light 2.0 brings several quality of life improvements, and Nvidia releases drivers for a card you can't buy.

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 444: Feet Fighter

February 21, 2021

Valve gives Portal 2 Vulkan powers! GTA 3 and Vice City reverse-engineering project gets nuked from orbit, 4A Games confirms Metro Exodus is still headed to Linux, and Nvidia does something silly with the 3060.

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 443: Realisticality

February 14, 2021

OBS learns how to Wayland! Terraria nopes their Stadia port, ray-tracing performance testing on Linux, and how to deal with a Steam Controller addiction. Then Jumpala faces the ChairQAsition. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 442: Hyper-Weeb Drifter

February 07, 2021

Valheim gets a day one Linux release! Embracer yoinks the game porting experts at Aspyr, big upgrades for OpenSuspect, Corsair wins their infringement case against Valve, and Google Stadia is winding down. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 441: Sultans of Spandex

January 31, 2021

System76 releases a guide for Linux gaming! Castlevania gets a GZDoom powered remake, ATARI VCS benchmarks, and Sonic 1 & 2 decompilation. Then Jeff Kreis tells us how ToeJam & Earl came to Linux.

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 440: Gun Accordion

January 24, 2021

Denuvo Anti-Cheat lands in Steamworks! Proton adds enables support for futex2, Sonic CD gets thoroughly decompiled, and Heroic Games Launcher has something special for you dual-booters. Then Scraps faces, the ChairsQAsition. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 439: Schrodinger’s Pants

January 17, 2021

Valve continues to invest in Linux gaming! GamerOS 22 plays with pods, Link: The Faces of Evil gets remastered, Nvidia announces l2Gb paper, and Álex Román tells us what the hell a Project Heartbeat is. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 438: Fedora 43000

January 10, 2021

Reverse engineering Xbox games with Linux! The most followed games on Steam, Feral Interactive ends support for Tomb Raider, a native launcher for Epic Games, and Nvidia threatens to Xwayland. All this, plus your hate mail. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 437: Debian Ballsy

January 03, 2021

Linux gets ported to the N64! Gigabyte confirms 12Gb Nvidia 3080 and 3060 variants, Game Off 2020 results, and what's going on with the latest Steam hardware & software survey? Then Streets of Rage 4 faces the ChairQAsition.

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 436: AA Games With A Side Of Fries

December 27, 2020

Steam launches the Winter sale, Proton Experimental gets spacial audio, Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat hits 1.0, rolling your own streaming service with OSP, and the benefits of porting your game to Linux. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 435: Ankles Knees & Junk

December 20, 2020

Wasteland 3 comes to Linux! Steam breaks its own concurrent users record, VKD3D-Proton goes to Valhalla, and OBS Studio 26.1 adds support for virtual cams. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 434: Alcoholic Platforming

December 13, 2020

Proton adds support for Cyberpunk 2077! Sauerbraten 2020 Edition is ready for testing, OpenRGB gets a gang of new features, and OBS browser docks are headed to Linux. 

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 433: Naked Nixon Ouroboros

December 06, 2020

AMD Linux adoption continues to rise! Support for PS3 and Wii U dongles lands in the kernel, Unreal Engine 4.26 nukes OpenGL, and Wasteland 3 is getting penguin powers.

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 432: UN-RAWR

November 29, 2020

Black Mesa: Definitive Edition is ready for public consumption but there's a catch. Humble releases a Bundle for streamers, Vulkan gets official support for tracing rays, GeForce NOW is headed to Linux, and Valve bans the banning.

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 431: Twerking Cash Penguins

November 22, 2020

Humble releases a Linux filled Bundle! Steam teaches the DualSense to swipe left, Radeon RX 6800 benchmarks, and Vulkan powered War Thunder. Then Butcher faces, the CahirQAsition. All this, plus your hate mail.

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 430: Big Papa Bezos

November 15, 2020

Streets of Rage 4 comes to Linux! Steam adds support for the PlayStation 5 DualSense, Lutris releases a big update, and we attempt to unravel the Twitch DMCA fest. Notes & Timestamps

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 429: Horse Squatting

November 08, 2020

Automatic updates for ProtonGE! Gabe sends a gnome to space, Never Split the Party goes full werewolf, DragonBox Pyra begins shipping, and the Playstation 5 DualSense can Linux out of the box. Then Savage Halloween faces, the ChairQAsition. All this,

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 428: Chunky A$$-Manual

November 01, 2020

The Steamy Halloween sale is live! Black Mesa Definitive Edition enters beta, Mario comes to Vim, and Linux gaming is about to get a whole lot better. Notes and Podcast

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 427: Co-Canes

October 25, 2020

Frictional releases a buggy Rebirth, GONNER2 gets a day-1 Linux release, DOTA fights toxicity with Overwatch, daily amdgpu firmware updates for Ubuntu, and work begins on Open Suspect. Then Dungeons of Clay faces, the ChairQAsition. All this,

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 426: Cooler Sanders

October 18, 2020

The latest Proton hotness brings Red Dead Redemption 2 to Linux. SiN and Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 get source releases, exciting news for AMD RX 500 owners, and CodeWeavers wants to jump your ports. Notes and Timestamps

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Linux Game Cast Weekly 425: Beep Goes Moo

October 11, 2020

GamerOS 20 enables 32X goodness, Steam censors all the things, DXVK brings Baldur's Gate 3 to Linux, and Vircadia launches an open-source VR 3D multi-user environment.

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 424: Zombie Waifu

October 04, 2020

Steam sale dates have been announced, ProtonGE brings Mafia II to Linux, Warzone 2100 get some Vulkan goodness, ATARI begins shipping the VCS, and picking the the best gaming distro for 2020.

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 423: M’Thesda

September 27, 2020

Amnesia: The Dark Descent goes open source! Left 4 Dead 2 gets its first major update in 10 years, SDL2 comes to Unreal Tournament 99 and why Microsoft buying Bethesda has precisely FK and or all to do with Linux gaming. Show notes & timestamps

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 422: A

September 20, 2020

Gang Beasts beta 2 standardizes sausage distribution! Blasphemous heads to Linux, Nvidia releases drivers for cards you can't buy, and something Epic happens to Rocket League. Then we explain why Proton is a really good bad thing. Show notes.

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 421: Keyboard Skittles!

September 13, 2020

The extermination bot services brings a little chaotic good to TF2, Fall Guys enables Easy Anti Cheat, 3DO DOOM gets remastered for Linux, and Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks begin to leak. Then Chronicon faces, the ChairQAsition. 

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 420: Flailing Gets $h!t Done

September 06, 2020

OBS 26 RC1 is out! Nvidia releases thirty somethings, Humble has a Linux filled 1C Bundle, and SteamTinkerLaunch learns how to Lutris. Then Shing! faces, that ChairQAsition. Al this, plus your hate mail. Listen: Download: ...

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 419: Mr. Science Shorts

August 30, 2020

Steam ♥♥♥♥♥♥ their ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥! The Last Stand is headed to Left 4 Dead 2, SupertuxKart 1.2 enables SDL2 goodness, and GLX for Xwayland with the NVIDIA driver. Then Children of Morta faces, the ChairQAsition. 

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 418: Peanuts On Rambos

August 23, 2020

AMD updates their Vulkan sauce, Nvidia 3090 prices leak, DDraceNetwork comes to Steam, and Veloren brings their open-source multiplayer voxel RPG to Linux. Then Really Bad Flying Machine faces, the ChairQAsition. 

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 417: Little UwU Blob

August 16, 2020

DXVK breaks Pedro's favourite game! Factorio completes their 8.5 year development cycle, open-source voice changers for Linux, and Epic sues iGoogle. Then UnderMine faces, the CHAIRQASITION!

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LinuxGameCast Weekly 416: Get Thrusty

August 09, 2020

Lutris brings GeForce NOW to Linux! Neverwinter Nights enhances their lighting engine, Serious Sam gets a release date, and Gang Beasts nukes support for 32-bit. Then Dandara faces, the ChairQAsition. All this, plus your hate mail. 

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