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.

Mechanical keyboards for programmers and gamers

K-Type Mechanical Keyboard
Input Club's mechanical keyboards aren't just about producing exceptional products. They're also proof that open source can solve any problem.Read more

Getting started with the Orx open gaming engine

Getting started with the Orx open gaming engine
Occasionally you come across a small project in a quiet corner of the internet that just ticks all the right boxes. The Orx 2D gaming engine is such...Read more

How game design can help you build better software

How game design can help you build better software
Even small changes can make a big difference in your ability to craft software that has an extremely powerful and positive impact on people's lives.Read more

Not playing around: Lessons from indie game developers

Not playing around: Lessons from indie game developers
Find out what open source communities can learn from their long-lost cousins in indie games.Read more

How to program games with the LÖVE gaming engine on the Raspberry Pi

How to program games with the LÖVE gaming engine on the Raspberry Pi
What's the next step after you've outgrown drag-and-drop programming? We explain how to get started with the LÖVE game engine, which uses the...Read more

A Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch, RPG Maker comes to Linux, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for March 11-25, 2017
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look at a Game Boy emulator for your Apple Watch, RPG Maker for Linux, Star Citizen switching to...Read more

Steam's redesign, a new open VR/AR standard, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for February 25 - March 11, 2017
In this open gaming roundup, we take a look at a new virtual and augmented reality standard, Steam's new look, and more.Read more

SteamVR comes to Linux, a new game engine, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for February 12-25, 2017
In this edition of our open gaming roundup, we take a look at the SteamVR for Linux beta, a new open source game engine, and more.Read more