Best Linux Games Podcast: Episodes

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 10:53pm

This week: DOOM ETERNAL: is it all that it's hyped up to be? WE answer. BY RIP. AND TEAR. Also: Resident Evil 3, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, Wolcen gets fixed, and a FREE multiplayer good for at least 300+ hours. ALL THIS AND MOAR! Covid-Quarantine-Yourself-Into Gaming BLISS!

Resident Evil 3 Proton DB report:
https://www.protondb.com/app/952060

IF YOU ARE HEALTHY: PLEASE GIVE BLOOD: https://www.redcross.org/give-blood.html

VID OF THE WEEK:
DOOM ETERNAL: Fun Highlight Reel of Play Mechanics and Mid-Level Geography
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/583787935

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--Doom Eternal (STADIA: $59.99)
https://stadia.google.com/store/details/632522c846a041ce801e47b96ba2e265...
--Soldat (FREE)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/638490/Soldat/
--Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/424370/Wolcen_Lords_of_Mayhem/
--Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord (-20% $39.99 through April 13th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/261550/Mount__Blade_II_Bannerlord/
--Resident Evil 3 ($59.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/952060/RESIDENT_EVIL_3/

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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:42pm

We bring you a themed episode this week, offering some of our picks for escaping covid-lockdown-induced psychosis. We included something for everyone, from JRPG to skating to space and everything in between. We cap it off with ultimate escapism in the awesome "Ge3nesis Alpha One." Tune in, turn off, wax on, whack off and escape lockdown madness!

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VIDS OF THE WEEK:
Genesis Alpha One Deluxe Edition Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln6K0zh0XQc
Genesis Alpha One General Gameplay from Livestream:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/577087534

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--Genesis Alpha One Deluxe Edition ($29.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/712190/Genesis_Alpha_One_Deluxe_Edition/
--Session ($19.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/861650/Session_Skateboarding_Sim_Game/
--Battle Chasers: Nightwar ($29.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/451020/Battle_Chasers_Nightwar/
--Nova Drift (-33% $10.04 through April 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/858210/Nova_Drift/
--Heave Ho ($9.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/905340/Heave_Ho/
--Divinity Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition (-30% $22.49 through March 30th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/435150/Divinity_Original_Sin_2__Defin...

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Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 10:15am

This week, we talk "Doom Eternal" the kick ass sequel to the reboot of the beloved shooter franchise. It doesn't run in Proton, but it blazes on Stadia. We also give you our picks for the Steam Spring Game Festival (link below), the Borderlands 3 linux proton fix (thanks WWNSX!), all this and MUCH MOAR!

IF YOU ARE HEALTHY: PLEASE GIVE BLOOD: https://www.redcross.org/give-blood.html

VIDS OF THE WEEK:
Doom Eternal on Stadia:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/572066824

Steam Game Festival Spring 2020 mega demos:
https://store.steampowered.com/sale/SteamGameFestival-Spring

THE WATCHLIST:
https://store.steampowered.com/app/983970/Haven/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/838110/HyperParasite/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/953490/CARRION/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1138850/Heavenly_Bodies/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/657000/Rising_Hell/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/966430/Neverinth/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/720560/Vigil_The_Longest_Night/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1108590/Eldest_Souls/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/746850/Cloudpunk/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/492540/She_Dreams_Elsewhere/

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Friday, March 13, 2020 - 8:43pm

This week, we chase away the horrors of the real-world coronovirus-terror-plague and hit you with a full hour of non stop ultra fantastic super great video game news. We talk "Bulletstorm" finally working on Linux, hit you with "Borderlands 3" (ON SALE!), and finish you off with the WONDERFUL arrival of "Ori and The Will of the Wisps." ALL THIS AND MOAR!

VIDS OF THE WEEK:
Ori And The Will of the Wisps: Woof Goes the Dynamite
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/566911639
Bulletstorm on Linux (mining wheel sequence):
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/565648637


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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
--Ori and the Will of the Wisps ($29.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1057090/Ori_and_the_Will_of_the_Wisps/
--Borderlands 3 (-50% $29.99, through March 20th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/397540/Borderlands_3/?snr=1_4_4__118
--Blacksad: Under The Skin (-40% $23.99, through next 48 hours as of 2020-03-13: 11:22 AM PST)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1003890
--Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/501590/Bulletstorm_Full_Clip_Edition/

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Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 6:55am

This week, we bring you 2 complete episodes in one tight, supple, velvety-lipped package: First, 27 spoiler-free minutes covering top stories and 2 excellent deals you need to get ASAP, and then (with appropriate warnings) a type of segment we've never done before on this show: an in-depth, spoiler-filled analysis of the ending of Far Cry 5 and spoiler-ridden analysis of awspects to its sequel, Far Cry: New Dawn. Don't worry: if you still want to play those games yourself, you will be warned before the spoilerization begins, so listen on!

VIDS OF THE WEEK:
America The Beautiful Inside Far Cry: New Dawn (this is wonderful, but be prepared; it's a hardcore tear-jerker):
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/561765360
YAIBA: Ninja Gaiden z: First 80 mins:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/562752409

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
--YAIBA: Ninja Gaiden z (-90% $2.99 through March 9th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/252230/YAIBA_NINJA_GAIDEN_Z/
--Celeste (-66% -$6.79 through March 9th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/504230/Celeste/
--Far Cry New Dawn (-60% $15.99 through March 26th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/939960/Far_Cry_New_Dawn/

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:49pm

https://soundcloud.com/fingersflynn/279-greenland-madagascar-coronavirus...

This week, with the coronavirus wreaking havoc on global markets, and following China's recent ban of the game, we take a deep dive and focus in on the educational aspects of "Plague Inc: Evolved." We also talk some "Hazumi and the Pregnation" (most offensive game to objectify women ever or not), some Far Cry 5 and Far Cry New Dawn, all this and moar!

China Bans Plague Inc:
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-51673293

VIDS OF THE WEEK:
Plague Inc: Evolved: Close Shave For Humanity:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/558428599

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
--Plague Inc: Evolved ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/246620/Plague_Inc_Evolved/
--Far Cry New Dawn (-60% $15.99 through March 26th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/939960/Far_Cry_New_Dawn/
--Metro Exodus ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/412020/Metro_Exodus/
--Hazumi and the Pregnation ($11.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1136330/Hazumi_and_the_Pregnation/
--Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/424370/Wolcen_Lords_of_Mayhem/

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Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 3:19pm

NEW THIS WEEK: We take a balls-deep dive into the gloriously wretched and dissolute post-apocolyptic first-person-survival/horror shooter, "Metro Exodus" with our first impressions. SPOILER FREE! We also talk some Proton "5.0" (quotes intentional), OBS audio weirdness, some abandoned personal game dev projects, and much more! WATCH THE FIRST SEVEN MINUTES OF THE VIDEO LINKED BELOW OR PREPARE TO BE PUNISHED!

VIDS OF THE WEEK:
Metro Exodus: best intro sequence to a game ever? Watch first 7 minutes:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/554297025
Goonswarmed by mutants and meeting the engineer:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/555253188

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
--Metro Exodus ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/412020/Metro_Exodus/
--Conglomerate 451 (-15% $16.99 through Feb. 27th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1022710/Conglomerate_451/
--Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/424370/Wolcen_Lords_of_Mayhem/

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Friday, February 14, 2020 - 4:18pm

After l;ast week's over-long slaughterfest, we return, tight, lean and mean with our full-bore first impressions of the amazingly gorgeous giant mech game, "Daemon X Machina." We also squeeze in enough airtime to give you some of our best picks from the Capcom Sale running now through the 17th. MuCH LOVE ON VDAY!


VID OF THE WEEK:
Daemon X Machina: Fun combat and story highlight reel (spoiler free):

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/552083492

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--Daemon X Machina ($53.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1167450/DAEMON_X_MACHINA/
-Resident Evil 2 (-67% $19.79 through Feb 17th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/883710/RESIDENT_EVIL_2__BIOHAZARD_RE2/
--Strider ($4.99, through feb 17th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/235210/STRIDER/
--Okami HD (-50% $9.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/587620/OKAMI_HD/
--The Disney Afternoon Collection (-75% $4.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/525040/The_Disney_Afternoon_Collection/
--Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 (-70% $7.49)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/357190/ULTIMATE_MARVEL_VS_CAPCOM_3/
--Ori and the Blind Forest HD ($19.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/387290/Ori_and_the_Blind_Forest_Defin...
--Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/424370/Wolcen_Lords_of_Mayhem/

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Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 7:07pm

We stagger through the pain of our broken toes to deliver this over-long but action-packed mega episode: the supremely excellent Far Cry 5 reviewed, TemTem, AO Tennis 2, new secret Discord features and functionality, all this AND STRIDER NOW WORKS! PLUS MOAR MAXIMUM JUSTICE FISHING EXPLAINED!

VID OF THE WEEK:
Justice Fishing in Far Cry 5:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/549673889
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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
--Far Cry 5 ($59.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/552520/Far_Cry_5/
--AO Tennis 2 ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1072500/AO_Tennis_2/
--TemTem ($34.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/745920/Temtem/
--Void Destroyer 2 (-25% $14.99 through February 13th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/369530/Void_Destroyer_2/
--Strider ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/235210/STRIDER/

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Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 10:45am

https://soundcloud.com/fingersflynn/275-far-cry-5-max-payne-3-terminator...

In spite of the horrifying developments for the fate of international democracy, we bravely soldier on, bringing you an immense week of news for gaming on Linux: Far Cry 5, Max Payne 3 (on super sale), the Poke-like mmorpg TemTem, and our full review of the wonderful post-apoc-prep-school that is "Terminator: Resistance." All this and MUCH MOAR!
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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
--Terminator: Resistance ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/954740/Terminator_Resistance/
--Max Payne 3 (-65%, $6.99 through feb. 6th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/204100/Max_Payne_3/
--Far Cry 5 ($59.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/552520/Far_Cry_5/
--Plague Inc. Evolved ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/246620/Plague_Inc_Evolved/
--Snakeybus (-75%, $2.49 thru Jan 27th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1012560/Snakeybus/

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