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Free Steam Key: Tea Party Simulator 2015 @ Lots O Network & Gleam.io

1 day 14 hours ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Tea Party Simulator 2015 @ Lots O Network & Gleam.ioGet a free Steam key for the crazy Tea Party Simulator 2015 by performing 6 Gleam.io steps. When prompted to install their iOS/Android app, you only need to view the respective app store page and then click Continue.

This game has 73% positive reviews on Steam. It drops 5 trading cards.

This game runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, SteamOS.

Now I feel like making myself a cuppa. Cheers.

Steam store page

Description
Ever...

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Free Steam Key: Paradise Island - VR MMO @ HRKgame.com

5 days 14 hours ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Paradise Island - VR MMO @ HRKgame.comParadise Island - VR MMO (now renamed to Heaven Island - VR MMO) is available for free from HRKgame.com. This a great game for trading card traders—it drops 8 cards! It has 52% positive reviews on Steam.

This game runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, SteamOS.

You may get an error when claiming your game. If so, return to their home page, log in and then click on their Giveaway link and then it should work fine.

Steam store page

Description
More a Journey in...

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Free Steam key: Paradise Island or Woodle Tree Adventures @ Lots O' Giveaways & Gleam.io

1 week 13 hours ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Paradise Island or Woodle Tree Adventures @ Lots O' Giveaways & Gleam.ioPerform 5 Gleam.io actions to get your free Steam key for either Paradise Island or Woodle Tree Adventures. Only 15,000 keys of each game in this giveaway.

Gleam.io actions are to join their Steam group and view 4 web pages.

Paradise Island (http://store.steampowered.com/app/400250/)
Drops 7 trading cards
Runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Steam OS

More a Journey in your Inner Self than a game, "Paradise Island" is an...

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Free Steam Key: Murder Miners @ Failmid

1 week 5 days ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Murder Miners @ FailmidMurder Miners, a top-rated indie FPS, goes free for a week on Failmid.com. It is rated Very Positive (82% positive reviews) on Steam.

Runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, SteamOS.

If there are no more keys then return when the timer runs out, usually on the hour, when keys will be restocked.

Steam store page

Description
The #1 rated Xbox Live Indie Game. Halo-inspired. Compete in classic Deathmatch & CTF or be the zombie in Infection & devour corpses to level up...

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Free Steam Key: Cult of The Winds @ Lots O' Giveaways & Gleam.io

2 weeks 3 days ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Cult of The Winds @ Lots O' Giveaways & Gleam.ioCult of the Wind is a multi-player game about people who pretend to be airplanes. It has 59% positive reviews on Steam.

This game runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and SteamOS.

Perform the 4 required Gleam.io tasks to get your key:

  • Join a Steam group,
  • Join a Steam group,
  • View a web page,

and then 1 of:

  • Follow a Twitter account,
  • Tweet on Twitter,
  • Join a Steam group.

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Free Steam Key: The Deer @ Failmid

2 weeks 5 days ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 The Deer @ FailmidAn interactive educational game for children, now free on Failmid.com. Has 74% positive reviews on Steam. Will drop 3 Steam trading cards.

Runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, SteamOS.

If there are no more keys then return when the timer runs out, usually on the hour, when keys will be restocked.

Steam store page

Description
"The Deer" is an educational inter­ac­tive expe­ri­ence for children.
You'll be an ancient Deer during the Pleistocene (Ice Age) epoch and you'll...

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DevCorner: Superpowers HTML5 collaborative game maker open-sourced!

2 weeks 5 days ago by Julius on Free Gamer

Great news for HTML5 game developers: a few days ago Superpowers was released under the ISC license.What is Superpowers? A game development platform (an integrated editor but you can collaborate in realtime online; how cool is that! :D ) for making HTML5 games using TypeScript (a superset of Javascript). But you will also be able to work with other languages, so far support for the well known LÖVE2D is available.Learn more in this video:The source is...

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Advertorial: ‘Stormfall: Age of War’

4 weeks 7 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Stormfall: Age of War by Plarium is a browser-based MMO strategy game set during the fantasy kingdom of Darkshine. The game features castle building, resources management and PvP warfare under the guidance of Lord Oberon, protector of Stormfall. The game has a top-down isometric camera angle and retro 2D graphics.

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Announced ‘Crusader Kings II: Conclave’

1 month 10 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

If something isn’t lacking in Crusader Kings II next to the intrigue, assassination plots and appointing horses as consultants, then it is the amount of DLC available to the game. Besides many small packages released containing mostly cosmetic perks ‘Crusader Kings‘ announced the 11th expansion: Conclave. There are also some minor adjustments. The education system

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Best Open Source Top-Down Space Shooter : Super Space Invader

1 month 3 days ago by Iwan Sounds and DIY on Free Gamer

Lasers, rockets, shields, health regeneration, pixels. You know. The good stuff. Just nicely packaged with levels of just the right duration and hardness, persistent upgrades, shaders, reverb...Two buttons are enough to play, since that was one of the themes of Ludum Dare #34, in which the game came #74 among 1638 jam entries.Super Space Invader Review...

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‘Openage’ Age-of-Empires-2 engine for linux

1 month 4 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

openage: a volunteer project to create a free engine clone of Age of Empires II, primarily aimed at POSIX platforms such as GNU/Linux, comparable in its goals to projects like OpenMW, OpenRA, OpenTTD and OpenRCT2 We are rewriting its engine in C++14 from scratch (GPLv3+). Including “modern” technologies like OpenGL and GLSL, we aim to

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Free Steam Key: Keen Dreams @ Lot's O Giveaway's/Gleam.io

1 month 2 weeks ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Keen Dreams @ Lot's O Giveaway's/Gleam.ioIf you missed out last time, this classic MS-DOS game is on offer again.

88% positive reviews on Steam. Runs on PC and Linux. Has Trading Cards.

Get your key after performing the Gleam.io steps:

  1. Join 2 Steam groups.
  2. Complete any 2 of the following steps:
    • Tweet.
    • Follow a Twitter account.
    • Visit 2 out of 3 listed web pages.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/356200/

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Free Steam key: Merchants of Kaidan @ Indiegala

1 month 2 weeks ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Merchants of Kaidan @ IndiegalaAn indie trading game with RPG elements, for PC, Mac and Linux. 69% positive reviews on Steam.

Has Trading Cards.

Do the usual to get your key:

  1. Enter e-mail address
  2. Do captcha
  3. Go to your e-mail and activate giveaway
  4. Log into your Indiegala account and get Steam key
  5. Redeem Steam key

http://store.steampowered.com/app/294020

Description:
Regain your riches, restore your honor and punish those who have wronged you.

Merchants...

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Free Steam key: Murder Miners @ Indie DB/Bundle Stars

1 month 2 weeks ago by MiniMoo on OzBargain

 Murder Miners @ Indie DB/Bundle Stars83% positive reviews on Steam. For PC, Mac OS X & Linux.

This offer requires email and Facebook log on.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/274900/

The #1 rated Xbox Live Indie Game. Halo-inspired. Compete in classic Deathmatch & CTF or be the zombie in Infection & devour corpses to level up. Vehicles. Destructible & constructible environments. Zombie survival. Hookshots. We host a playdate every Wednesday, come join us!

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SuperTux 0.4.0 Milestone 2

1 month 2 weeks ago by Charlie on Free Gamer

Over ten years after the last stable release of SuperTux (0.1.3 released July 2005) the SuperTux team have announced the release of the first stable version in the Milestone 2 series.Compared to 0.1.3, this release features:

  • a nearly completely rewritten game engine based on OpenGL, OpenAL, SDL2, ...
  • support for translations
  • in-game manager for downloadable add-ons and translations
  • Bonus Island III, a for now unfinished Forest Island and the development...

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Download: BoxByte Lyte

1 month 2 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Hey everyone! Long time lurker, first time poster. I’ve just reached beta in my game BoxByte Lyte. With those words isaiahg announced ‘BoxByte Lyte‘ on ycombinator ‘BoxByte Lyte‘ is a free 3d arcade game for hardcore players that uses color matching in interesting ways. Also it’s a one button game, well movement and one button.

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Early Christmas; ‘Grid Racing’ for Linux

2 months 4 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The racing game ‘Grid Racing‘, which was released in 2014 for Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, will arrive on December 10 to OS X and Linux. There will be support for cross-platform multiplayer, allowing gamers with different platforms online to compete against each other. Developer Feral Interactive has announced the release date on Twitter.

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3 Super Monkey Ball Alternatives - Open Sphere Rolling Games

2 months 5 days ago by Iwan Gabovitch on Free Gamer

Marbles have fascinated the population of the blue marble for centuries. Today, we take a look at three digital variants that are open source and playable cross-platform.Veraball...

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Warsow 2.0 is now almost fully FOSS!

2 months 6 days ago by Julius on Free Gamer

Great news for the FOSS enthusiasts: after many years of constant nagging the latest release of the great parcour/arena FPS Warsow has now most of it's artistic content under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 license (with a few remaining but clearly marked ones under CC-by-ND).Also updated particle effects in Warsow 2.0You can find more screen-shots in the above link and the full...

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‘Warsow 2.0’ Released to public

2 months 6 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

shameless copy from: https://www.warsow.gg/forum/thread/t/230624   Warsow 2.0 is released after a year and half of continuous development and multiple community betas. Listing individual changes and improvements of over 150 featured in the release would take too much space and time, so here are some most prominent ones: – Tutorial level was added to introduce new

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Rocket League expected this year on Linux!

2 months 1 week ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Rocket League expected this year on Linux!

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Top 3 Open Source Pinball Games

2 months 1 week ago by Iwan Gabovitch on Free Gamer

The first flipper pinball machine was released 68 years and 1 month ago and yet there is only a handful of open source, cross-platform pinball video games available! Oh well, let's take them for a spin, shall we?Nexus Pinball Nova Pinball GameplayStarted only a month ago, ...

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Naev, Valyria Tear, Wyrsum, ReTux

2 months 3 weeks ago by Charlie on Free Gamer

Wymrsum 1.6.0 was recently released (announcement on our forums and on Steam). Wyrsum is inspired by the original Warcraft games and many reviewers on Steam compare it to Warcraft II. The project continues a steady development pace which is always a good sign so I encourage RTS fans to try it out....

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