Best Linux Games Podcast: Episodes

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 3:56pm

This week, we mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks of 2001, and join in the moment of universal mourning of a pivot point in the history of our species.

Please consider making a donation to to https://usacares.org/ or a charity of your choosing.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
A Plague Tale: Innocence (-75% $9.99, through September 13th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/752590/A_Plague_Tale_Innocence/

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Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 9:11pm

This week, we hit you with our full review of "Aliens Fireteam Elite," focusing instead on the broader aspects of what we think makes this game great (especially for Aliens fans). ALSO: Death Stranding: on super discount for the next 2 days! But we can't get it to run. ALL THIS AND MOAR!

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Aliens: Fireteam Elite ($40)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1549970/Aliens_Fireteam_Elite/
Death Stranding (-60% $23.99 through September 6th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1190460/DEATH_STRANDING/

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Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 5:05pm

This week, we take a moment to express our profound joy over Linux's 30th Birthday, then talk about 2 glorious, big budget new releases ("Psychonauts 2" and "Aliens: Fireteam Elite").

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

Psychonauts 2
https://store.steampowered.com/app/607080/Psychonauts_2/
Aliens: Fireteam Elite
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1549970/Aliens_Fireteam_Elite/
Door Kickers 2
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1239080/Door_Kickers_2_Task_Force_North/
Jupiter Hell
https://store.steampowered.com/app/811320/Jupiter_Hell/

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Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 5:38pm

This week, something a little different: what we're NOT playing ("Humankind," "Tetris Effect: Connected"), and what we ARE playing ("Mafia III: Definitive Edition"). All this and some light coverage of FOSS multiplayer Tetris alternatives too!

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Mafia III: Definitive Edition ($29.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/360430/Mafia_III_Definitive_Edition/

Road 96 ($19.96)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1466640/Road_96/

Death Trash (-10% $17.99 through August 16th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/941460/Death_Trash/

*What I'm Not Playing:
Humankind ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1124300/HUMANKIND/

Tetris Effect: Connected (-25% $29.99 through Sept. 1)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1003590/Tetris_Effect_Connected/

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Friday, August 13, 2021 - 5:33pm

This week, we try to tease out the delicate threads that link both "Death Trash" and "The Ascent," two very excellent 2/3 demi-isometric top down RPG shooters with very different design apoproaches, but extraordinarily similar construction. Happy Friday 13th. Get Vaccinated or perish.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
The Ascent ($26.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/979690/The_Ascent/

Death Trash (-10% $17.99 through August 16th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/941460/Death_Trash/

Skater XL (-20% $31.99 through August 19th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/962730/Skater_XL__The_Ultimate_Skateb...

Carrier Command 2 (-20% $39.99 through August 17th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1489630/Carrier_Command_2/
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Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 12:19pm

This week, in honor of Olympic Skateboarding, we talk about 3 very similar, very interesting skateboarding games ("Epic Skater 2," "Skate City," and the recently-released "The Ramp"). Then we relate a crazy war story about just what the fuck went wrong with our new hard drive.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
The Ascent (-10%, $26.99 through Agust 5th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/979690/The_Ascent/

Epic Skater 2 ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/879740/Epic_Skater_2/

Skate City ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1361670/Skate_City/

The Ramp (-20% $4.79 through August 10th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1506510/The_Ramp/

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

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Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 3:21pm

This week we give you the lowdown on the impressive Diablo-meets-Blade Runner solo or co-op 3/4 isometric shooter-RPG hybrid, "The Ascent."

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
The Ascent (-10%, $26.99 through Agust 5th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/979690/The_Ascent/

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

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Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 5:45am

This week, we pummel you with Ivor's long-awaited essay on the games that could featured in videogame form from the Summer Olympics format. And a bunch of deals. Enjoy.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Hard Reset Redux ($19.99, but aftermarket deals available)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/407810/Hard_Reset_Redux/

Max Payne Bundle (includes 1 and 2, not 3, -70% $4.49 through July 26th)
https://store.steampowered.com/sub/603/

Dead Space 3 (-75% $4.99 through August 2nd)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1238060/Dead_Space_3/

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

Night of the Dead ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1377380/Night_of_the_Dead/

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Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 4:10am

This week: our first real golf game reviewed (and yes: it is the best golf game available for Linux), Valve announces and begins accepting pre-reserved-pre-orders for its Q2-scheduled handheld monster (the Steam Deck), Idiotic Embittered Fuckwit Sweeney of Epic promises more compatability with EAC and Linux users (do not believe the lies), and an urgent plea and explanation for why, if you are opposed to vaccination for political reasons, I offer a timely and moral suggestion for your health - stolen straight from Fox News.

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

Night of the Dead ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1377380/Night_of_the_Dead/

Steam Deck ($5 reserved pre order for all models)
https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck

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Friday, July 9, 2021 - 8:17pm

This week, we talk about our massive hard drive upgrade, the Amazon Luna (amazon's new, sleek, flat rate game streaming service), and then hit you with the long-awaited "Days Gone" review.
www.bestlinuxgames.com

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

Days Gone ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1259420/Days_Gone/

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