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OpenMW 0.23 Brings NPC Movement AI, Item Repairing

OpenMW, the open-source engine re-implementation of Elderscrolls III: Morrowind, has a new version out. OpenMW 0.23 features the initial implementation of NPC movement AI, item repairing, enchanting, levelled items, texture animation, basic particles, and a lot more. This release comes just ahead of Morrowind's eleventh birthday.

29 April 2013 - OpenMW 0.23 - 1 Comment
SPGT: Open-Source Remote 3D Gaming

SPGT, short for Single Player Game Transmitter, is an open-source project that provides support for remote desktop transmission of games and other interactive 3D applications.

14 April 2013 - SPGT Gaming - 10 Comments
Unvanquished Alpha 14 Enhances Its GL3 Renderer

The 14th alpha release of the visually impressive Unvanquished open-source game has been released. Notable to this month's alpha update are enhancements to the game engine's OpenGL 3.x renderer.

8 April 2013 - Unvanquished Alpha 14 - 4 Comments
Open-Source Doom 3 Projects Aren't Cultivating

While ioquake3 projects continue to thrive as open-source projects spun off from the id Tech 3 game engine, when it comes to the open-source Doom 3 (id Tech 4) engine, there is barely any public activity.

7 April 2013 - Doom 3 - 16 Comments
There Isn't Too Much Progress On Unigine Linux Titles

For those that have followed Phoronix over the years know that I am a big supporter of the Unigine game/3D engine. The engine delivers absolutely beautiful graphics and there is first-rate Linux support. The developers at Unigine Corp are very Linux-friendly. Unfortunately, games and other software based upon Unigine aren't too quick to come to the Linux gaming scene.

31 March 2013 - Unigine - 9 Comments
Left 4 Dead 2 Getting Closer To Release On Linux

While Left 4 Dead 2 was the first Valve game I saw natively running on Linux when meeting with Valve to talk about their Linux plans early last year, the Source Engine game still hasn't been publicly released. Fortunately, the public release is getting closer.

21 March 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 28 Comments
Torque 3D Port To Linux Materializes

Last year I wrote about the Torque 3D game engine wanting to come to Linux and they were attempting a crowd-sourced campaign to finance the port. The campaign was a flop, but a developer has been bringing the support anyways to Linux.

15 March 2013 - Torque 3D - 8 Comments
Latest Humble Bundle Crosses One Million Dollars

The latest Humble Indie Bundle game offering, "Humble Bundle with Android 5", has crossed one million dollars in sales. There's still time to go and more DRM-free cross-platform games have been added to the pay-what-you-want sale.

12 March 2013 - Humble Bundle - 7 Comments
Another Unreal Engine 3 Game Coming To Linux

Nordic Games has announced today that Painkiller Hell and Damnation is being ported to Linux. This popular successor to the Painkiller first person shooter is powered by Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3.

7 March 2013 - Painkiller - 10 Comments
Another Humble Bundle For Linux, Android

Humble Bundle Inc has launched the "Humble Bundle with Android 5", while a focus on mobile platforms, the selection of games are also supported on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

5 March 2013 - Humble Bundle with Android 5 - 9 Comments

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