Best Linux Games Podcast: Episodes

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 8:39pm

This week, we hit you with a bunch of games while losing our voice. "Toilet Chronicles," and "Loopmancer," etc., but finally: we see... if you are... BLADE RUNNER! AND MOAR!

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Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 6:14pm

This week, we break format to talk about 3 new games that we are not playing and why (along with an alternative to one particularly offensive rehashed offering), along with what we actually are playing. Short show, filled with goodness!

Video of the week:
https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/play-playstation-games-o...

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

Capcom Fighting Collection ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1685750/Capcom_Fighting_Collection/

PCSXR
check your distro's package management system

Neon White ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1533420/Neon_White/

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands ($59.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1286680/Tiny_Tinas_Wonderlands/

20 Minutes Till Dawn ($2.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1966900/20_Minutes_Till_Dawn/

Project Lazarus ($2.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/2024230/Project_Lazarus/
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Friday, July 1, 2022 - 6:29pm

Happy 4th of July everybody! This weekend, we read a dev letter we didn't know to include last week, and then hit you with another barrage of in-show only quick pick Steam Store Summer Sale Deals. THEN we inaugurate an entirely new type of feature: NOT READY FOR REVIEW (games we can't technically review but know that we won't ever be able to meet our criteria for reviewing). PLUS: Steam Deck Drama, Deathrun TV, and MUCH MUCH MOAR! Happy and a safe 4th of July!

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Deathrun TV ($14.99 or FREE DEMO)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1591690/DEATHRUN_TV/

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 5:12pm

Sorry we're late this week, but the SCOTUS ruling really took the wind out of my sails. We're here with our 400th episode just the same: some Steam Summer Sale quick picks, and - in the wake of "Dying Light" reaching end of life after 7 years, 2 poignant letters from developers that are poignant, insightful and interesting.

NOTE: our steam summer sale quick picks list has been omitted from these notes for brevity; listen to the episode to hear them.

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

Instruments of Destruction (-25%, $14.99 through July 7th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1428100/Instruments_of_Destruction/

Nightmare Reraper (-25% $18.74 through July 7th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1051690/Nightmare_Reaper/

Gearshifters (-50% $12.49)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1017160/Gearshifters/

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Sunday, June 19, 2022 - 6:48pm

This week, we bring you a hot and wet and ghoulishly slaveringly ready showcase feature in which we will declare the current KING OF THE SURVIVORS! We'll also dissect why these types of games shouldn't be so stigmatized as the guilty pleasure that some are ashamed to play, discussing instead the obvious merits of the genre. All this and MOAR!

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
20 Minutes Till Dawn ($2.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1966900/20_Minutes_Till_Dawn/

Sexy Mystic Survivors (Free Demo)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1964360/Sexy_Mystic_Survivors/

Vampire Survivors ($2.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1794680/Vampire_Survivors/

Gunlocked ($3.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1512480/Gunlocked/

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Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 5:34am

IN THIS WEEK'S EXCITING INSTALLMENT: we blow your mind with the latest update to "Instruments of Destruction," and then blow you up with our full review of the new sidescrolling shooter, "Drainus." AND MOAR!

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Drainus ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1975360/DRAINUS/

Slava Ukraini! (Free)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1974090/Slava_Ukraini/

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1754000/The_Elder_Scrolls_Online_High...

Instruments of Destruction ($19.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1428100/Instruments_of_Destruction/
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Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 5:32am

IN THIS WEEK'S EXCITING INSTALLMENT: we blow your mind with the latest update to "Instruments of Destruction," and then blow you up with our full review of the new sidescrolling shooter, "Drainus." AND MOAR!

PLEASE: Help the people of Ukraine as they struggle to flee or endure this insane war of unprovoked Russian genocide. This week, we'll let you do the legwork by coming over give.org's list of recommended, BBB accredited orgs working to provide relief in Ukraine. Please give what you can.
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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Drainus ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1975360/DRAINUS/

Slava Ukraini! (Free)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1974090/Slava_Ukraini/

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1754000/The_Elder_Scrolls_Online_High...

Instruments of Destruction ($19.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1428100/Instruments_of_Destruction/
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Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 5:28pm

We start this week with heartbroken outrage over the lies and obfuscations following the recent spate of mass murders here in the US... it's the guns, people.... and people: we need to vote these fuckers out. And then talk about the massive update to Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator 2, and the new retake on the Super Smash TV formula arena shooter roguelike, "Deathrun TV."

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Deathrun TV (-30% $10.49 through June 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1591690/DEATHRUN_TV/

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection (-67% $9.89 through June 6th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/865940/SNK_40th_ANNIVERSARY_COLLECTION/

Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator 2 ($19.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1468720/Ultimate_Epic_Battle_Simulato...

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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 12:23pm

This week, we hit you with the spectacular super sale on hyper-realistic photo-fooling GP motorcycle sim, "Ride 4," give you the lowdown on the new free-to-play arena shooter "MASTER ARENA," throw in a roguelike with cartoon horror and giant witch tits with "Dead Estate," and then send you off to bed with our first look-feature on "DRAINUS," a sidescrolling space shooter with more under the hood than its terrible name and soft release would indicate. Oh, and this AMAZING video:
Video of the week: Ride 4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUkwH9WmmBA&ab_channel=JoyOfGaming

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
DRAINUS (-10% $13.49 through May 29th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1975360/DRAINUS/

RIDE 4 (075% $12.49 through May 30th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1259980/RIDE_4/

Dead Estate (free Demo or $14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1484720/Dead_Estate/

Master Arena (free to play, in game purchases)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/704020/Master_Arena/

Steam Deck ($399-$649)
https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck

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Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 5:30pm

This week, we are grateful to Blaster PR for taking us through a hands-on tour of his Steam Deck. How are the controls? How is the display? Everything from the battery to the network adapter will be explored in this hour long sit down with one of the smartest people we know.

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Steam Deck ($399-$649)
https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck

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