Best Linux Games Podcast: Episodes

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 5:42pm

This week, we talk about how "New World" and (the shockingly derivative) "Back 4 Blood" are both borked by EAC, and then offer an alternative for your squad-based multiplayer zombie horde-killing action movie carnage needs: "World War Z: Aftermath."

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
World War Z: Aftermath ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/699130/World_War_Z_Aftermath/
Severed Steel ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227690/Severed_Steel/

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Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 4:08pm

This week, we blast you with a bunch of updates, then reveal the horrible truth behind the work we've been doing on our balls this week (hint: it involves monkeys). All this and MOAR!

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania ($29.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1316910/Super_Monkey_Ball_Banana_Mania/
Battlefield 4 Premium Edition (-88% $4.79 through Oct 18)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1238860/Battlefield_4/
Severed Steel ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227690/Severed_Steel/

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Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 12:47pm

This week, we get to give you our full review of the jaw-droppingly amazing first person parkour bullet time neon tron carnage festival, "Severed Steel," and also mark the release of Madness NG's absurdly detailed beat-em-up, "Madness: Project Nexus."

Special thanks to Dazman who brought us back up to speed on the Madness/NG animations:
madness combat in real time:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLXanZICdK0

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Severed Steel ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227690/Severed_Steel/
Madness: Project Nexus (-10% $22.49 through October 6th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/488860/MADNESS_Project_Nexus/
Freedom Planet 2 Free Demo
https://store.steampowered.com/app/595500/Freedom_Planet_2/

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Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:10pm

In this (incendiarilly angry) episode, we remind people why this week's "biggest news" in the world of Linux gaming is something that they should (like your humble host) believe only after they've seen it.

The Verge Misunderstands:
https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/23/22690670/epic-eac-anti-cheat-linux-va...

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
None

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Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 5:00am

This week, we present as a pallette cleanser, our International Talk Like A Pirate Day themed episode, along with a broad overview of new and noteworthy titles from the week.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Retroarch (Free)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1118310/RetroArch/
Severed Steel (-10% $22.49 through Sept 24th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227690/Severed_Steel/
Sid Meier's Pirates! ($9.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/3920/Sid_Meiers_Pirates/
I Am Fish (-20% $15.99 through Sept 30th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1472560/I_Am_Fish/
Metallic Child (FREE DEMO or -10% $22.49 through Sept 22nd)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1490610/METALLIC_CHILD/
Eastward ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/977880/Eastward/
Deathloop ($59.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1252330/DEATHLOOP/

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Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 3:56pm

This week, we mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks of 2001, and join in the moment of universal mourning of a pivot point in the history of our species.

Please consider making a donation to to https://usacares.org/ or a charity of your choosing.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
A Plague Tale: Innocence (-75% $9.99, through September 13th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/752590/A_Plague_Tale_Innocence/

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Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 9:11pm

This week, we hit you with our full review of "Aliens Fireteam Elite," focusing instead on the broader aspects of what we think makes this game great (especially for Aliens fans). ALSO: Death Stranding: on super discount for the next 2 days! But we can't get it to run. ALL THIS AND MOAR!

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Aliens: Fireteam Elite ($40)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1549970/Aliens_Fireteam_Elite/
Death Stranding (-60% $23.99 through September 6th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1190460/DEATH_STRANDING/

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Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 5:05pm

This week, we take a moment to express our profound joy over Linux's 30th Birthday, then talk about 2 glorious, big budget new releases ("Psychonauts 2" and "Aliens: Fireteam Elite").

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

Psychonauts 2
https://store.steampowered.com/app/607080/Psychonauts_2/
Aliens: Fireteam Elite
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1549970/Aliens_Fireteam_Elite/
Door Kickers 2
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1239080/Door_Kickers_2_Task_Force_North/
Jupiter Hell
https://store.steampowered.com/app/811320/Jupiter_Hell/

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Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 5:38pm

This week, something a little different: what we're NOT playing ("Humankind," "Tetris Effect: Connected"), and what we ARE playing ("Mafia III: Definitive Edition"). All this and some light coverage of FOSS multiplayer Tetris alternatives too!

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Mafia III: Definitive Edition ($29.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/360430/Mafia_III_Definitive_Edition/

Road 96 ($19.96)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1466640/Road_96/

Death Trash (-10% $17.99 through August 16th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/941460/Death_Trash/

*What I'm Not Playing:
Humankind ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1124300/HUMANKIND/

Tetris Effect: Connected (-25% $29.99 through Sept. 1)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1003590/Tetris_Effect_Connected/

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Friday, August 13, 2021 - 5:33pm

This week, we try to tease out the delicate threads that link both "Death Trash" and "The Ascent," two very excellent 2/3 demi-isometric top down RPG shooters with very different design apoproaches, but extraordinarily similar construction. Happy Friday 13th. Get Vaccinated or perish.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
The Ascent ($26.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/979690/The_Ascent/

Death Trash (-10% $17.99 through August 16th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/941460/Death_Trash/

Skater XL (-20% $31.99 through August 19th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/962730/Skater_XL__The_Ultimate_Skateb...

Carrier Command 2 (-20% $39.99 through August 17th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1489630/Carrier_Command_2/
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