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File: a73d0d121ebaef0⋯.jpg (681.59 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, linuxgamingstate.jpg)

 No.865038

ITT we discuss gaming

 No.865039

>>865038

My GNU/Linux compatible gaymes

>7 Days to Die

>Baldurs Gate: Enhanced Edition

>Baldurs Gate II: Enhanced Edition

>Ballistic Overkill

>Barony

>Bioshock Infinite

>Borderlands 2

>Cardinal Quest 2

>Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

>Counter-Strike

>Counter-Strike: Condition Zero

>Counter-Strike: Source

>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

>Day of Defeat: Source

>Day of Infamy

>Dead Island

>Din's Curse

>Divinity: Original Sin

>Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

>Dying Light

>The Escapists

>Goat Simulator

>Guts and Glory

>Half-Life

>Half-Life: Blue Shift

>Half-Life: Opposing Force

>Immortal Redneck

>Insurgency

>Killing Floor

>Left 4 Dead 2

>Metro 2033 Redux

>Metro Last Light Redux

>Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

>Mount and Blade: Warband

>Party Hard

>Pillars of Eternity

>Plague Inc: Evolved

>POSTAL 2

>Serious Sam 3: BFE

>Shadow Warrior

>Shadow Warrior Classic Redux

>Shadowrun Returns + expansions

>Streets of Rogue

>System Shock 2

>Team Fortress Classic

>Team Fortress 2

>Terarria

>Torchlight 2


 No.865043

I have a puppy powered laptop.

What games are compatible with this chip

https://ark.intel.com/products/49653/Intel-Core-i5-560M-Processor-3M-Cache-2_66-GHz

I know onboard graphics are shit, but I'm trying to interest my teenage sister in computers.


 No.865045

>>865038

There are lots of linux games on google play.


 No.865049

File: a9b40719a6d02d4⋯.png (318.82 KB, 1024x768, 4:3, naev-0.5.0.png)

File: 7ac234f0128db91⋯.jpg (263.43 KB, 1600x1200, 4:3, ggnVznb.jpg)

File: 49db1c069711310⋯.jpg (311.15 KB, 1738x978, 869:489, 313730_screenshots_2014-12….jpg)

This is now an open source vidya thread:


 No.865053

>>865049

Can we get a list of actually GOOD open source games?


 No.865058

File: 4a25bf73cd3a48b⋯.jpg (116.19 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, flatpaklogo.jpg)

>>865038

Can flatpak allow Steam to run on a system that uses musl libc?


 No.865059

File: 962fc1670033065⋯.png (55.21 KB, 416x416, 1:1, title_baconkid_duvessa_dow….png)

File: 4f33b2876159ba0⋯.jpg (133.38 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, maxresdefault.jpg)

>>865053

Crawl is the only game anyone would ever need.


 No.865060

Just make your own games with C


 No.865062

>>865058

I don't think you could include glibc... Or it might cause problems if you did.


 No.865065

>>865038

Video game is not technology.

Kindly fuck off to

>>>/v/

>>>/lv/


 No.865067

>>865065

Video games ARE tech, but it would be more fitting to have a thread about developing them. Or at least open source games.


 No.865073

>>865067

> a thread about developing them

>>>/agdg/


 No.865080


 No.865081

>>865065

>>865080

>WAAAH VIDEO GAMES!

Go away, cuck/g/.


 No.865085

>>865060

assembly*


 No.865115

>>865085

machine code*


 No.865122

File: c4df7662bb86db7⋯.jpg (119.96 KB, 799x450, 799:450, 2-e1517845185377.jpg)

>>865115

>>865085

>>865060

>software fags

Just make your games using discrete components.


 No.865168

File: 8589b5e8065b900⋯.png (79.15 KB, 250x156, 125:78, 250px-Doom_ingame_2.png)

>>865065

How is the state of gaming on Linux not a tech topic?

People here can discuss :

- Wine

- Linux graphics card drivers : open source and proprietary

- Emulation (Virtualbox, etc.)

- Emulation of console games on Linux

- Porting of game engines (Doom, Elder Scrolls)


 No.865176

Been gaming on GNU/Linux for a while. Other than firejail not being the comfiest of programs to use, and some games refusing to run at all, it's been a fairly pleasant experience. Valve's Steam Runtime was really a good idea, but some games just refuse to use those libraries and instead bind against system libraries because why would devs ever want their game to run in distros other than Ubuntu 15.04.


 No.865193

File: 582c19339621952⋯.png (984.58 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, gpiFkkl.png)

>>865176

I guess I'll contribute to :

I highly, highly recommend Mednafen (in combination with the separate Mednaffe GUI front-end if you prefer the convenience of graphical interfaces) !

Its Playstation 1 emulation, which is what it's known for afaik, is the best I've ever seen and it claims to be "more accurate than the original console", which take it for what it is, but it's really that good.

It really brings back nostalgia hard.


 No.865196

>>865193

I should add that it's free (GPL 2).


 No.865260

File: e071979f8ba7fce⋯.jpg (127.82 KB, 946x960, 473:480, 1514609084362.jpg)

>>865043

if you want to interest her in computers more than in videogames and see her grow up as twitch whore, teach her how to actually use technology, maybe teach her how to use terminal, how to organize photos with it (something very practical for a girl once she gets addicted to pic everything including herself), teach her about cool addons she could use to get "cool" at social media, hell show her some 1337 movies so she wanna be a haxx0r and most importantly

>teach her how to program some fun/utilitarian stuff in python, so she learns how to program and have fun with it

or maybe how to code small fun websites to show his friends (womans always likes to learn/do things to get attention)

as difference as the rest of us that started doing it at a work and getting rekt by 9-5 slavery

>and tell her to always ALWAYS keep computers as a hobby, never ever tell her to do this for living


 No.865322

>>865260

I second that advice. Don't try to get her interested in computers, get her interested in computers for the sake of computers, but for the sake of getting shit done. It reminds me of the story about how secretaries were using Emacs and would pick up little by little how to extend it and without even knowing that they were learning a programming language they learned how to program.

> Multics Emacs proved to be a great success — programming new editing commands was so convenient that even the secretaries in his office started learning how to use it. They used a manual someone had written which showed how to extend Emacs, but didn't say it was a programming. So the secretaries, who believed they couldn't do programming, weren't scared off. They read the manual, discovered they could do useful things and they learned to program.

https://www.gnu.org/gnu/rms-lisp.en.html

Most people don't care about computers. In fact, most people don't care about most thing. But being able to get a load of work automated with a handful of lines of code is a worthwhile skill. For example, you could tag a bunch of images one by one by hand, or you could write a little Shell or Python script to do it all in one go for you. Now that is something that's useful.

Oh, and maybe make her a cheat sheet or something, keeping all the commands and syntax in your head can be a drag. And make sure she knows how to read the documentation, that is one skill that is too often overlooked.


 No.865328

>>865322

Sorry, should be

>Don't try to get her interested in computers for the sake of computers, but for the sake of getting shit done.


 No.865334

>>865039

>Baldurs Gate: (((Enhanced Edition)))

>Baldurs Gate II: (((Enhanced Edition)))

kys


 No.865340

File: 5c60692b1a23b4c⋯.jpg (141.69 KB, 448x462, 32:33, heaven-ripping, earth-shat….jpg)

>>865260

Is that picture supposed to be ironic?


 No.865367

File: 0dc39692c78796b⋯.jpg (17.02 KB, 500x441, 500:441, matrix steak.jpg)

>>865260

>implying anyone wouldn't want to be a slave with juicy steaks at their disposal


 No.865415

>>865053

sunrider wasnt THAT bad.


 No.865968

>>865038

Sorry, I don't discuss made-up words.


 No.866004

I have a CRT I like to use for gaming, video, and photos, driven by an nVidia GTX 960, and want some way to use the monitor's full capabilities for more optimal refresh and resolution modes. Every GUI I can find is horribly outdated or incapable of bypassing the pathetic default modes, and CLI instructions seem to vary from editing the XOrg file in undocumented and flaky ways clear to flashing the monitor with a hacked EDID.

Is there any equivalent of Powerstrip or SwitchRes for Linux? Or at least some modern, complete instructions for doing custom modes by hand?

>>865049

>NAEV

MY NIGGA

>>865059

>changelog for latest v0.21

>Removed wands of confusion and lightning.

>Removed scrolls of recharging.

>Removed mutagenic chunks.

>Removed control Undead.

>Removed Cigotuvi's Embrace.

>Rations are now the only type of permanent food, replacing bread and meat rations, fruit, and royal jelly.

>Ration item generation and well as the herbivore and carnivore mutations have been balanced to keep available nutrition the same as before.

>Fedhas abilities that formerly required a piece of fruit instead require two rations.

>Zin blocks 100% of mutations at 6* piety. At that piety level, potions of mutation now only remove mutations and don't cause piety loss.

>Zin no longer has a mutation removal one-time ability at 6* piety.

>Wands of the same type merge charges upon pickup and wands have no cap on charges.

>Wands identify charges upon pickup and are destroyed when their last charge is used.

Someone PLEASE update the Extra Hearty cumulative feature restoration fork from v0.14

https://github.com/tmhedberg/dcss-ehe


 No.866024

>>866004

Did you try using xrandr?


 No.866085

>>865053

Do source ports and source remakes count, like OpenMW?


 No.866140

>>865059

DCSS has always been mediocre, and it's becoming really really shitty with every patch removing half the remaining features. Now every character basically plays the same except some are stronger than others and the game is way too luck-reliant unless you just choose an op race/class and spacebar to victory.

Nethack is really fucking good though (except I fucking hate the sokoban shit, it's fun once but it gets really annoying after the 5th time).

Elona+ COULD be good but it relies too much on in-your-face ebin maymays instead (little girl castle-style) and has really fucking awful balance and game progression (you can get the best weapon in the game 5 minutes in by gifting shit to a random adventurer so he'll sell you his gun of kill-everything-in-one-hit for 5 pennies, and the non-cheat way to win the first part of the story involves grinding for hundreds of hours; there are tons of ways to be one-shot in areas way under your level such as rare high-level spawns in low-level areas that make hardcore more not a viable way to play, there are way too many exploit-tier ways to play that trivialize the game (piano + bells is an obvious one); etc.). The life skill aspect is real nifty and it's a shame it's barely developed past the level of an afterthought.


 No.866171

>>865367

Implying the steak is there.


 No.866190

>>865039

wow you made all of those games yourself?


 No.866229


 No.866232

Recent switch from Windows 7 to Solus here. Factorio runs flawlessly and has a native client and everything. That's the only PC game I've played since switching to Linux.


 No.866241

Steam is not "Linux Gaming".


 No.866301

>>866241

Correct.

Steam is a proprietary download client and DRM system with a native linux binary that allows for native games to be installed on your system. The games offered however, by virtue of running native in a Linux environment, are linux gaming.

Of course, let us not forget the various open-source games provided in your distribution's repository and elsewhere as they are a vital part of gaming on the penguin os for which Stallman so desperately wants credit.


 No.866319

>>865122

>not using vacuum tubes like god intended

Pleb.


 No.866344

>>865059

>>866004

>>866140

So like what was the last good version of this game? I don't want to start with lame version.


 No.866345

>>866344

Seeing what the other anon posted, v0.2. Mutagenic rations were half the fun.

But seriously, if you haven't played it before, just go with trunk (the latest build). It's still a good game.


 No.866375

File: 16cd6d25872d4a4⋯.png (7.45 KB, 1023x691, 1023:691, 01_intro.png)

>>866345

Not too crazy about getting into a game where they're randomly changing stuff all the time. If there's no stable "good" version, I'll just stick with old classics.


 No.866386

>>866375

They're really not changing much, and it's not particularly random either.


 No.866507

>>866241

Steam isn't even "PC Gaming", it's virtual console that gives publishers a quasi-standard DRM. Real PC gaming is the wild days of mods and hacks. Before there was Battle.net there was Kali.


 No.866522

naev > endless sky


 No.866639

>>865038

Tee Worlds is a multiplayer 2d platform shooter with AAA (TM) quality netcode. I'm making the most important game of the early 21st century, and it will support gaynix as well as winblows.

>>865039

>Din's Curse

DJZZZZZUUUUUUU


 No.866647

>>866375

>real tome from before all the shit and OC

now that's something i havent seen in a long time


 No.866652

>>866375

Eh, they're not always for the worse. TOME & DCSS went to shit, but did you know that UnReal World used to be a generic high fantasy game with goblins and elves for years, before it was overhauled into its current niche as a realistic historical survival game?


 No.866653

>>866652

>removing elves

>thinking the result is better

fucking roundears


 No.866852

>gayming

>linux

just buy a ps4


 No.866874

File: 69d39d04f0ddb1a⋯.jpeg (12.42 KB, 255x191, 255:191, 744ffa6b2b5678d65f9e067eb….jpeg)

>>866171

Implying the steak is ready to eat in the picture posted by the other guy, looks a little bit under-cooked to me.


 No.866883

File: b6a237ce904051e⋯.png (28 KB, 332x226, 166:113, Launch-Dolphin.png)

>>866852

Thanks, but I'd rather wait for people to start work on emulating the PS4 on Linux.

In the mean time, I would rather get comfy and play all console games from the SNES all the way to the PS3 through the PS1 and Dreamcast.


 No.867095


 No.867977

>>866024

Tried it, barfed up errors. Reading about the errors leads me to suspect it might be due to a mismatch between multiple versions of xrandr and nVidia's drivers. Kind of a derail, so I'll shift over to the tech support thread: >>867976


 No.868149

>>866171

>implying that matters.


 No.868178

File: d90df1bc7d37d58⋯.png (14.63 KB, 644x800, 161:200, nu-smile.png)

>>865039

>Baldurs Gate: Enhanced Edition

>Baldurs Gate II: Enhanced Edition

>Borderlands 2

>Goat Simulator

>Pillars of Eternity

disgusting


 No.868209

>>866507

Steam isn't PC gaming for the simple fact that PCs moved on to 64-bit one and a half decades ago, and unlike Epic, Valve has no competent programmers so they stayed in the win32 mindset forever.


 No.868213

>>866085

Sure, why not?


 No.868215

File: ab3ee4dcb1138fd⋯.jpg (144.46 KB, 1362x741, 454:247, 598530_screenshots_2017072….jpg)

>>866004

I was more than a little annoyed to find it's not in Ubuntu's repos anymore. It's on Steam now though, so not a huge deal.


 No.868216


 No.868220

File: fb839a9b38824d4⋯.png (328.22 KB, 783x832, 783:832, Screenshot at 2018-02-13 1….png)

>>865058

I have been wondering why we haven't seen ANY game distributors using these DADs. Even AppImage would be a step up from the Mojo installers GOG uses.


 No.868221

>>868178

>he has games I don't like

How about you post what shit games you have, nigger


 No.868222

File: f2a0506b7225139⋯.png (315.44 KB, 836x930, 418:465, community_image_1405670548.png)

>>865049

Sunrider is open source? How'd I miss that?


 No.868224

>>868178

What is wrong with Pillars of Eternity?

And what about Baldur's Gate? I hope you are implying the problem is in the enhanced edition.

I mean, crpgs are now nu-male thing only, right nigger?


 No.868230

>>868224

POE has some flaws, but the main prob,em with Baldur's Gate EE is the SJW shit they inserted into the story. I'm talkin' name dropping GG levels of bullshit.


 No.868231

>>868230

problem*


 No.868233

File: 6a9ba966650538d⋯.jpg (31.49 KB, 373x224, 373:224, 427.jpg)

>>868230

Did you get the game on GOG? If so, you should have gotten the original versions for free, which you can run in GemRB.


 No.868238


 No.868388

>>868215

Try GetDeb and PlayDeb, they've got a much wider selection, and newer packages:

http://www.playdeb.net/


 No.868756

osgameclones.com


 No.868858

>>865038

Does anyone know if Emperor Rise of Middle Kingdom was ever ported to linux? I saw talk about that on a Chinese torrenting forum in 2004 and thought it was a joke.


 No.868977

>>868222

Trips for best girl~


 No.870557

>>868220

GOG considered AppImage, but there was no good way to apply branding.


 No.870614

>>870557

>there was no good way to apply branding.

What do you mean by this?


 No.870618

>>870614

The whole reason they switched from tarballs to Mojo is so they could have their branding featured on an installer. You cant have that with tarballs or Appimages. I'm not even sure you can do that with Flatpaks or Snaps.


 No.870708

>>865053

OpenArena

FreeCiv

SuperTux

Battle of Wesnoth

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

SuperTuxKart

Hedgewars

Teeworlds

Unknown Horizons

0 A.D.

Xonotic


 No.870769

>>865065

well they are more tech than web shit.




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