LinuxGameCast Weekly

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

By LinuxGameCast LLP


Linux Game Cast 508: Conversational Train of Horse

May 16, 2022

NVIDIA releases open-source GPU modules for Linux! Per-game performance profiles for SteamDeck, Duke Nukem Forever 2001 build leaks, RIP LHR, and the Heroic Games Launcher gets 50 shades of pretty.


Linux Game Cast 507: Pengy Nuggies

May 08, 2022

Linux usage spikes in the latest Steam hardware survey, Microsoft 3D Movie Maker goes open-source, RDNA3 GPUs have AV1 encoding powers, Persona 4 Golden gets Steam Deck verified, and Epic puts Fortnit


Linux Game Cast 506: Betterer, Fasterer, Strongerer

May 01, 2022

Steam Decks get a lockscreen! Heroic Games Launcher integrates Winetricks, Collabora brings sanity to Bluetooth on Linux, Ultra Deluxe Stanley Parable, and Ubuntu puts Steam in a Snap.


Linux Game Cast 505: DeckDock

April 24, 2022

Steam Deck Docks get upgraded USB holes, Playdate consoles begin shipping, Overgrowth goes open-source, updating DualSense firmware from Linux, and a big blue fox invades Half-Life 2.


Linux Game Cast 504: Big Deck In Japan

April 17, 2022

Back 4 Blood brings zombie mayhem to Linux! Dead Cells adds accessibility options in their latest alpha, tracing rays on the Steam Deck, and the Radeon RX 7000 counts to 7. 


Linux Game Cast 503: Fearing the Reaper

April 10, 2022

Valve reflects on one month of Deck, nvtop adds AMDGPU support, Intel changes ARC ship dates, and a Pi Pico powered DIY racing wheel.


Linux Game Cast 502: Our Backend is Fine

April 03, 2022

Installing SteamOS on your Playstation 4! Hypercharged Unboxed comes to Linux, Fall Guys flirts with EAC support, Lutris adds support for the Steam Deck, new Intel ARC details, and the state of handhe


Linux Game Cast 501: PotatOS

March 27, 2022

Steam on Chromebooks is now a thing! NVIDIA is working on Gamescope, Steam Decks get opt-in feedback, and RIP RetroArch Playtest.


Linux Game Cast 500: Episode D

March 20, 2022

Microsoft brings Xbox Cloud Gaming to the Steam Deck!? Vermintide 2 experiments with EAC on Linux, AMD announces FSR 2.0, DOOM on the Raspberry Pi Pico, and the developer of Lutris shares his thoughts


Linux Game Cast 499: A Familiar Blur

March 13, 2022

Google threatens to update Stadia, universal DXVK Cache files, Elden Ring is better on the Steam Deck, and Windows drivers for your Linux console. Special thanks to: Stein (new patreon) Tomasz (execut


Linux Game Cast 498: Exsquarimental

March 06, 2022

Valve releases Steam Deck recovery images! Destiny 2 threatens to ban Linux gamers, Vkd3d-proton gives Elden Ring a speed boost, hackers leak NVIDIA source code.


Linux Game Cast 497: Decks Out For Harambe

February 27, 2022

GOG suggests installing Windows on your Steam Deck, Deck compatibility guides, and salty Deck reviews. Then we talk about a new game from Valve, adding scripts & macros to gamepads, N64 emulation in t


Linux Game Cast 496: Dunk’n’Lube

February 20, 2022

Steam Deck replacement parts will be available from iFixit! Intel desktop GPUs scheduled for spring, Arthropods invade multiplayer voxel RPG Veloren, and recording multitrack audio with OSB on Linux.


Linux Game Cast 495: Metal Hoisting Lizard

February 13, 2022

Valve open-sources Steam Deck CAD files! ChimeraOS gets a sweet compatibility rating system, EA experiments with Easy Anti-Cheat on Linux, and building an open Gamedev school.


Linux Game Cast 494: Super Fux Kart

February 06, 2022

Game developers share their thoughts on the Steam Deck, CodeWeavers is looking for a Linux QA gaming human, a new compatibility layer for the Glide API, and adding FSR support to SteamOS.


Linux Game Cast 493: Also Your Mom

January 30, 2022

Valve announces Steam Deck shipping dates! WINE 7.1 gets Vulkan 1.3 goodness, Nvidia 3050 reviews, rendering hipster-polygons with Tetra3d, and the head of YouTube gaming calls it quits.


Linux Game Cast 492: Wesnoth, Which Is Weird

January 24, 2022

Wii emulator CEMU is headed to Linux! Valve makes Easy Anti-Cheat easier for Windows developers, Porting Jak and Daxter to PC, a new GOG competitor, and Steam Deck compatibility reviews begin.


Linux Game Cast 491: Floppy Things

January 16, 2022

Humble removes DRM-free Linux downloads from the Trove, Steam Deck shipping updates, running God of War on Linux, and €300 Radeon RX 6500XT's because reasons. 


Linux Game Cast 490: Year of the Linux Deck-Top

January 09, 2022

Canonical is hiring a Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager! Enabling EAC on Linux takes more than a few clicks, Intel talks about ARC at CES, and reducing your shooty pew pew times with LatencyFleX. 


Linux Game Cast 489: Hamsandwich Dot Com

January 03, 2022

The top Steam games of 2021! OBS gets super Flatpak powers, Intel ARC release dates leaked, SuperTux enters early access, and will AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution be a big deal for Steam Decks?


Linux Game Cast 488: One Legged Duck

December 26, 2021

Steam gets banhammered in China! PotonDB has a festive holiday update, wine on Wayland year-end updates, and Linux has become a viable gaming platform.


Linux Game Cast 487: Silent Girth

December 19, 2021

Valve shrinks the Steam Deck, Amazon wants a Linux gamer, CS:GO gets a Vulkan button, and Open Razer makes 10 new devices blink.


Linux Game Cast 486: Surly Access

December 12, 2021

Valve reveals an exclusive case for the Steam Deck, 12GB Nvidia 2060 benchmarks, resurrecting LEGO® Universe with open-source, and a working DayZ launcher for Linux.


Linux Game Cast 485: Licker of Laptops

December 05, 2021

Fedora launches a live streaming initiative! BattlEye adds support for ARK & Mount & Blade II on Linux, NVIDIA announces the 2060 12GB, Steam is headed to Chromebooks, and Linus attempts to install a


Linux Game Cast 484: Yami Pedro

November 28, 2021

Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II gets an open-source reimplementation! Ubuntu releases a guide for gaming on Linux, Wolfire Games loses their antitrust lawsuit against Valve, and slapping a coat of HD on N


Linux Game Cast 483: TriceraHoff

November 21, 2021

Star Citizen enables EAC for Linux gamers, Steam adds 4K capture with PipeWire, NVIDIA open-sources their Image Scaling SDK, GTA Modders take Take-Two to court, and Streamlabs does a dumb. 


Linux Game Cast 482: The Spocker

November 14, 2021

Steam Decks get delayed by two months, DLSS on Linux with Proton Experimental, SDL goes 3D, setting up OBS, and building a Steam Deck development kit with spare parts. 


Linux Game Cast 481: The Internet Is Stupid

November 07, 2021

Valve announces official support for BattleEye on Proton! Open Morrowind gets a fancy lighting system, Steam Deck virtual conference with AMD, and celebrating 9 years of Steam on Linux. 


Linux Game Cast 480: Fail to the King

October 31, 2021

Linux gamers report more bugs! Proton adds support for CEG DRM, gaming on the Raspberry Pi Zero 2, and 26 blockchain game companies want Steam to unban NFTs.


Linux Game Cast 479: Dual Sock 4

October 24, 2021

Valve launches Steam Deck verified! Half-Life 2 gets support for Vulkan and ultrawide monitors, Xwayland adds the Nvidia bits, the future of graphics with Zig, and Google wants to license zombie Stadi


Linux Game Cast 478: Trapped in the Void

October 17, 2021

Steam bans games built on blockchain tech, Lutris adds initial support for Epic Games, HTC announces the VIVE Flow, DOOM with check boxes, and a Twitter account full of Deck pics.


Linux Game Cast 477: Vegan Sex Dungeon

October 10, 2021

Valve rips open a Steam Deck! Twitch leaks reveal an unreleased Steam competitor, Valve Jupiter benchmarks, and SCUMM celebrates 20 years of being awesome.


Linux Game Cast 476: Liquid Shame

October 03, 2021

The Steam Deck gets benched! Vermintide 2 developers share their thoughts on Proton powered EAC, Carmack unlocks the Oculus Go, Twitch is testing boosts, and Linus (not that one) prepares to Linux. 


Linux Game Cast 475: The GUI Middle

September 26, 2021

Easy Anti-Cheat AND BattlEye launch for Linux! VR enabled SteamDecks, DOTA goes Vulkan only, Nvidia fixes a leaky D3D12, and a $60 capture card that doesn't suck.


Linux Game Cast 474: Make a Fish Foundation

September 19, 2021

Steam Deck dev-kits are on the move! Team Fortress 2 nature & wildlife preservation measures, new software for Stream Decks on Linux, Ryzen 4700S benchmarks, and Quake in 13 kilobytes or less.


Linux Game Cast 473: Podcast McPodcastface

September 12, 2021

The Proton President™ says the Steam Deck won’t run everything, Epic loses their case against Apple, Runescape developers nuke RuneLite HD from orbit, Linux PS4 emulator Spline gets an update, and Twi


Linux Game Cast 472: Too Many Bridges

September 05, 2021

Take-Two sues open-source GTA fan projects re3 & reVC, Valve talks about high-end gaming on the Steam Deck, new karts and arenas land in SuperTuxKart 1.3, Twitch adds a Software and Game Development c


Linux Game Cast 471: Nice Cans

August 29, 2021

Valve turns 25, Portal shooter Splitgate launches with day-one Linux support, AMD adds 17 new PCI IDs for Navi, OBS YouTube integration, 4K game capture with Blackmagic, and Proton is the new native.


Linux Game Cast 470: Probably Just a Keylogger

August 22, 2021

Quake Bethmasterd launches with mixed results, Steam patches an ‘unlimited funds’ wallet hack, Intel provides details for Alchemist GPUs, multiplayer Zork, and RGB Razors on Linux.


Linux Game Cast 469: Game Pass on Deck and Garry’s Mad at Linux

August 15, 2021

The head of Xbox shares his thoughts on the SteamDeck, Amiga 500 Mini consoles with working keyboards, SDL adds support for PipeWire, Team Fortress gets the Source 2 treatment...


Linux Game Cast 468: Full-Metal Panda

August 08, 2021

Linux reaches 1% in the Steam hardware & software survey! Playstation emulator RPCS3 enables support for AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR), Back 4 Blood mysteriously works with ProtonGE, and a pre


Linux Game Cast 467: Steamy Decks & 3DFX

August 01, 2021

3DFX returns from the dead! Rust might be headed back to Linux, Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection is coming to Steam, Proton GE adds support for AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR), and why install


Linux Game Cast 466: Blinking Bad

July 25, 2021

Steam Deck development kits begin to ship! Nvidia demos RTX on ARM running Arch, Twitch does something about DMCA notices, AMD FSR comes to Linux, and the best Raptor dating simulator of 2021.


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 ...


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?


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. 


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?


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. 


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. 


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.