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Open-Source: ‘SCR’ topdown space shooter

2 weeks 5 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

SCR is a free and open source top-down shooter inspired by games such as Tyrian and Raptor. Blast Your way through two challenging nine-level episodes.   Current version: 0.7.4 Created by Aleksander Wróbel and Pawel Olszewski. “BIGOS Entertainment” is an informal group name for the creators. Download Linux 64-bit (56 MB)

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6 ways the gaming industry keeps players interested

2 weeks 5 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

6 ways the gaming industry keeps players interested Regardless of whether you see yourself as a casual gamer or someone who is well and truly addicted to playing their favourite games, there is no doubt that the gaming world is becoming incredibly competitive. With more and more games being released into an already saturated market

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Team17 ‘Sword Legacy: Omen’

2 weeks 5 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

On reddit avarisclari shared a facebook post made by Team17: Sword Legacy: Omen is a challenging tactical RPG set in the candlepunk realm of Broken Britannia. Embark on a thrilling journey as a vengeful knight aided by an eldritch sorcerer in search of the long-lost Excalibur sword, the only hope for a land devastated by

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‘Micro Machines World Series’ to Linux

2 weeks 5 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The legend is back! Micro Machines World Series combines the thrilling madness of racing micro vehicles with epic team battle strategies, set against the extraordinary interactive backdrops of the everyday home! Grab your NERF blaster, try to avoid the jam, and unleash miniature multiplayer mayhem onto the world! Features LEGENDARY LOCATIONS: Featuring the iconic kitchen

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Gemstone Keeper – to Linux

1 month 2 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Finally, after beginning soon after the game’s Windows release on Steam, and well over a month after I initially wrote my first post about this topic, I’m finally done with porting Gemstone Keeper to Linux (for the most part) and ready to write about what I’ve learned from porting it over. Since both the Framework

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The 6 best Linux gaming consoles you must try

1 month 3 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Linux is well known for performance, security, and stability and now it is world famous for gaming. There are so many Windows games and hundreds of other games ported to Linux. There are so many Linux distros for gaming that it is difficult to pick the very best. Linux gaming distro has been tailored for

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