Ryan "Icculus" Gordon Will Be Speaking In Two Weeks
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming on 17 March 2012 at 09:49 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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Ryan "Icculus" Gordon, the well known independent Linux game developer that's single-handedly brought many games to Linux, is set to be giving a presentation in two weeks on a to-be-announced topic.

Ryan Gordon will be giving a presentation on 31 March in Chicago as part of the Flourish conference. The presentation's title and description is simply TBA (to be announced) on the presentation page.

Could he be talking about new Linux game ports? Perhaps why the Unreal Tournament 3 port to Linux went unreleased to the public? Let the speculations begin... Ryan Gordon did speak at Flourish 2011 (the video is still available), but it basically came down to talking about his past work, trumpeting of efforts like Humble Indie Bundle, and other general Linux / open-source gaming topics, but nothing extraordinary. (However, if I recall correctly, last year he had announced his "Linux gaming" topic in advance rather than leaving it blank.)

Thanks to Ryan speaking again at Flourish, I'll check out the conference this year and stop by his presentation in hopes of anything interesting being brought up. Any questions for Ryan? There will be coverage on Phoronix and live Tweets.
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