Best Linux Games Podcast: Episodes

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:22pm

We got a whole unholy mess o' games for you this week, faithful podcast listeners ("Everspace," "Oxygen Not Included," "Vulture Strike," "Soda Girls," many others), but the biggest news this week is that "Dead Cells" has finally released a (so far, non-working for me) Beta Linux branch. BUT EVEN BETTER(!!!): "Darkest Dungeon" (DEATH WAITS) has released a massive new DLC for super cheap: "The Color Of Madness" DLC is now available for $4.99, and you WANT to hear about all of the crazy new shit they threw into it.
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https://store.steampowered.com/app/735730/Darkest_Dungeon_The_Color_Of_M...

https://store.steampowered.com/app/588650/Dead_Cells/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/457140/Oxygen_Not_Included/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/396750/EVERSPACE/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/635590/Vulture_Strike/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/519080/Soda_Girls/

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:25am

This week, we come blasting at you from the gaping maw of our adorative-time vacuum known as our new Prusa Original Mk3 Printer to bring you our review of "Hyper Sentinel," ("Star Force" meets "Astrosmash," meets "Zaxxon"... kind of). We also spare some time to cover 3 other titles: "Ovivo," "Wizard of Legend," and "Space God" (with mixed results, even in the early returns from initial, several-hours worth of playtesting).

We also welcome "Factorio" master, CaptainFord to Twitch. Watch this Dark Jedi lunatic build and design things that will make you shudder at:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/272401583

THE COLUMN: Is delayed, but as ever, you can find it in its section at:
www.bestlinuxgames.com

https://store.steampowered.com/app/640880/Hyper_Sentinel/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/445980/Wizard_of_Legend/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/637120/Space_God/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/597700/OVIVO/

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Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:34am

This week, simply put: we vomit blood everywhere, and then rant about how long we have waited for "N++" TO FINALLY fucking coming to Linux.
MANY MANY THANKS to linuxgaming for the scoop that this long-awaited title has finally arrived on Steam so we could tell you.
THE COLUMN: On Hiatus this week, but should return next week.
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https://store.steampowered.com/app/230270/N_NPLUSPLUS/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/239140/Dying_Light/

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Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 11:56pm

This week, in honor of our 187th episode of the podcast, we do exactly what it says on the tin: we rant about why we hate "Albion Online" Major topic include (but are not limited to): surreptitious fee structure, microtransactions, unfun gameplay, etc., etc.

Check out this week's edition of the COLUMN: for our review of the (very fun) excellent 2D shooter, "Hyperspace Dogfights.":
http://bestlinuxgames.com/?q=content/fly-unfriendly-skies
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https://store.steampowered.com/app/842170/Hyperspace_Dogfights/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/761890/Albion_Online/

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 10:41pm

We cover a ton of games this week: "Pillars of Eternity II," the "Framed" collection, "Mushroom: THE RUCKUS," and even manage to rant effusively about the hyper-colorful gravity-based 2D space-carnage of "Hyperspace Dogfights." All that, and we still find time to talk about the awesome pc building tool over at multimonitorcomputer.com (a go-to resource for plotting the hardware aquisitions necessary to have 32 monitors on your next rig).
THE COLUMN(!): ...has returned this week, to babble at you about the wondrous rogue-like adventure to be had in "Rise of the Tomb Raider's" Endurance Mode. Check it out on the website!
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Games in this episode:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/842170/Hyperspace_Dogfights/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/560130/Pillars_of_Eternity_II_Deadfire/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/322450/FRAMED_Collection/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/845700/Mushroom_The_Ruckus/

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 7:04pm

This week, we bitch and moan about three games with purported Linux support through Steam that we can't get to work. Also: we update you re: our campaign of vicious dominance of "Rise of the Tomb Raider" Endurance Mode, along with the latest news of the entertainment world (circa 6 years ago - cause we are NOTHING if not current/relevant). All that PLUS 2 new and noteworthy titles!
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Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 9:21pm

This week: we take a different approach to game criticism, specifically focusing on the needs of those of us who enjoy recreational weed (limited, of course, to localities where such prohibitions have been lifted, such as our native Las Vegas) in regards to their Linux gaming. Therefore, we pit two insanely ultra-mindless, hyper-violent, graphical gore-fiestas against each other to see which one we like the best. "Ruiner" (2/3rds-camera, demi-isometric, 3rd person carnage ala "Crusader: No Remorse") Versus "Apocrpyh" (first person, magical-realism, demon-infested, gibbage-festival ala "Hexen," and "Painkiller"). Our metric being simply this: which is the most mindlessly fun when nearly totally incapacitated from teh effects of them "jazz Cigarettes" those damned beatnick hipster kids have been smoking these days (AKA: weed).
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https://store.steampowered.com/app/464060/RUINER/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/596240/Apocryph_an_oldschool_shooter/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/609490/Minit/

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:20pm

We're back from an awesome LFNW; listen on, friends and neighbors, for details of the hijinx and hilarity AFTER you hear our final verdict on Rise of the Tomb Raider.
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LFNW Talks at: https://t.co/znM97mm71g

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 3:55pm

We clear the decks this week to talk some serious "AWEZUM" regarding Feral Interactive's spectacular port of "Rise of the Tomb Raider," the sequel to the much-beloved 2013 reboot of the series. ***NOTE: BUY IT ASAP, while it is still on sale: 67 percent off, and includes season pass for only 19.99 (regularly $59.99, plus $9.99 season pass): trust me; it's worth it. Again: you're a Croft, baybee!!!
http://store.steampowered.com/app/391220/Rise_of_the_Tomb_Raider/
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Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:12pm

This week: we unveil our new format for features, experimenting on the latest "Ruiner" (now available for Linux through Steam via Beta Branch), as well as the supreme 4-player spiritual-sequel to the (legendary) "ROGUE LEGACY" in the form of the excellent "Full Metal Furies." All this, plus Feral Interactive's confirmation (via tweet-a-tete) that "Rise of the Tomb Raider" is coming to Linux, and soon.
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