Open gaming roundup for May 7 - 13, 2016

Civilization VI for Linux, Dungeons & Robots release, and more gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Civilization VI for Linux, Dungeons & Robots release, and new games out for Linux.

Open gaming roundup for May 7 - 13, 2016

Civilization VI announced

Civilization V was a hugely popular, turn-based strategy game where each player represents the leader of a certain nation or ethnic group (a "civilization"). Players must guide their chosen nation's growth over the course of thousands of years, or many hours IRL. Recently the developers behind the game announced Civilization VI will be out soon, and it will be available on Linux and Steam OS.

Dungeons & Robots

Dungeons & Robots is an action shooter role playing game where players team up to battle various enemies, collect resources, and dominate territories. Features include, fast-paced combat and elaborate crafting and inventory systems. It was announced that a beta version of the game will be available for Linux within two weeks.

New games out for Linux

Wailing Heights

Wailing Heights is a body-hopping, musical adventure set in a horrific hamlet of monsters. It is now officially available for Linux. Here is what Gaming on Linux has to say about the game:

It caught my eye due to how fantastic the art looks, and I do love games that have a comic-book style to them. Not only that, but it has some good voice acting by the sounds of it too.


Atriage is a a turn-based strategy game inspired by 80s anime. It is now available on Linux. Here is what Gaming on Linux has to say about the game:

Engage in a battle of wits with Atriage, a turn-based strategy game crafted in the spirit of classic board games. Inspired by Sci-fi space naval battles in 80s Anime, command a fleet of ten warships against a rival commander in an all-out battle for supremacy.


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Nitish Tiwari - Nitish is a software developer and open source enthusiast. He loves to read and explore anything open source. In his free time, he likes to read motivational books. He is currently working for Minio - an open source object storage server, compatible with AWS S3 API. You can follow him on twitter @nitisht_.