Gaming

Gaming is rapidly expanding beyond proprietary operating systems to a wide variety of platforms, including Linux, and open source games are regularly being released. Would you like to learn more? Check out our introduction to open gaming.

Discord's experimental Linux release, Mono relicensed under MIT, and more open gaming news

Open gaming news on Opensource.com
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Discord's experimental Linux release, Mono relicensed under MIT, and new games out...Read more

4 projects for building an open source arcade

Open source gaming
You may have heard the news recently that the MAME project has been licensed under the GPL version 2. MAME , which originally stood for Multiple...Read more

Vulkan open standard API support, new games out for Linux, and more gaming

open gaming news of the week
In this week's edition we take a look at support for the new open standard API, Vulkan, as well as, new games and expansions out this week for Linux...Read more

Secret Lab: It's OK to abandon your project

Secret Lab participates in hackathons to subtly subvert that mission by making interesting games based on data. They don't even care if anyone ever...Read more

Release of Xcom 2, Elliot Quest, the Mesa graphics library, and more open gaming news

Open gaming news of the week
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition we take a look at the release of Xcom 2, Elliot Quest, the Mesa graphics library, and more. Open...Read more

An open source celebration of one whimsical video game

We interview Bill Eager, author of EarthBound Text, a tool for fans of a video game that continues to delight two decades after its 1995 release.Read more

Getting started with Minecraft Pi

The free Raspberry Pi version of the game is the only one that comes with a programming interface, allowing players write code and manipulate the...Read more

Emulation on the Raspberry Pi 2, Git Game, and more

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the Raspberry Pi 2, some thoughts on Alibaba's recent investment into the Ouya, a...Read more