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The third episode in our weekly bite-sized look at some recent Linux gaming news. Giving those of you who don't have much time a chance to keep up. As always, feedback is welcome. If you're after the RSS feed for just the audio, find them here: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/linux-gaming-news-punch-episode-3.13728 Website: https://www.gamingonlinux.com Topics covered: Basingstoke set free for Linux gamers: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/puppygames-are-making-all-their-games-free-for-linux-with-basingstoke-first.13697 Humble Indie Bundle 20 (affiliate): https://www.humblebundle.com/games/humble-indie-bundle-20?partner=gamingonlinux Spinnortality sales figures: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/a-look-at-some-sales-figures-for-spinnortality-a-cyberpunk-management-sim.13698 Minetest 5.0: https://www.minetest.net/ WRATH: Aeon of Ruin: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/wrath-aeon-of-ruin-is-the-new-fps-from-3d-realms-coming-to-linux-this-summer.13710 Planetary Annihilation: TITANS: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/the-latest-major-update-to-the-rts-game-planetary-annihilation-titans-is-out.13721 Rusted Warfare: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/rusted-warfare-the-awesome-2d-rts-has-new-maps-and-multiplayer-features.13680 Proton 3.16-8 beta (Steam Play): https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/proton-316-8-beta-is-out-for-steam-play-with-dxvk-10-and-game-fixes.13725 #LinuxGaming #Linux #GamingNews

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[ 2019-03-09 18:55:02 ]👍 3


Thumbs up, Because it is not Java :D


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[ 2019-03-09 19:45:32 ]👍 0


Thanks for sharing


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[ 2019-03-10 22:54:34 ]👍 3


Alright, let me rant for a minute: I understand that java has issues with performance and security, that it can be terribly misused. But I think people forget that java and the jvm was one of the earliest cross-platform solutions that definitely helped many an app come to Linux, including Minecraft, but also other applications that are a lot more obscure (weka comes to mind). So while we should look to the future and abandon java, we really shouldn't disparage its contributions to cross-platform applications!


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[ 2019-03-11 00:18:47 ] 👍 1


looking to the future? We are talking about C and C++ ! :D

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[ 2019-03-11 09:32:48 ] 👍 0


+Matteo Carotta I've seen a few devs use C# too!

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[ 2019-03-11 13:15:05 ] 👍 0


+Draconicrose Gaming well...C# has only some syntax reminiscence of C or C++ except for this it's a completely different language. It's not bad in its own right but all the .NET stuff.... But anyway it has a good presence in CAD and embedded sector for what I can tell probably for it's similarity in the syntax to C and C++ and due to partnerships of big software houses in the sector with MS. It's available as a scripting language in Unity, is that the reason why it's gaining presence in the game dev sector?

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[ 2019-03-11 15:30:33 ] 👍 1


+Matteo Carotta I assume unity is to blame, yes. I've only worked with C and never C++ as a student and honestly I hated it. I don't blame people trying to run from it.