Best Linux Games Podcast: Episodes

Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 12:19pm

This week, in honor of Olympic Skateboarding, we talk about 3 very similar, very interesting skateboarding games ("Epic Skater 2," "Skate City," and the recently-released "The Ramp"). Then we relate a crazy war story about just what the fuck went wrong with our new hard drive.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
The Ascent (-10%, $26.99 through Agust 5th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/979690/The_Ascent/

Epic Skater 2 ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/879740/Epic_Skater_2/

Skate City ($14.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1361670/Skate_City/

The Ramp (-20% $4.79 through August 10th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1506510/The_Ramp/

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

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Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 3:21pm

This week we give you the lowdown on the impressive Diablo-meets-Blade Runner solo or co-op 3/4 isometric shooter-RPG hybrid, "The Ascent."

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
The Ascent (-10%, $26.99 through Agust 5th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/979690/The_Ascent/

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

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Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 5:45am

This week, we pummel you with Ivor's long-awaited essay on the games that could featured in videogame form from the Summer Olympics format. And a bunch of deals. Enjoy.

---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Hard Reset Redux ($19.99, but aftermarket deals available)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/407810/Hard_Reset_Redux/

Max Payne Bundle (includes 1 and 2, not 3, -70% $4.49 through July 26th)
https://store.steampowered.com/sub/603/

Dead Space 3 (-75% $4.99 through August 2nd)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1238060/Dead_Space_3/

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

Night of the Dead ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1377380/Night_of_the_Dead/

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Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 4:10am

This week: our first real golf game reviewed (and yes: it is the best golf game available for Linux), Valve announces and begins accepting pre-reserved-pre-orders for its Q2-scheduled handheld monster (the Steam Deck), Idiotic Embittered Fuckwit Sweeney of Epic promises more compatability with EAC and Linux users (do not believe the lies), and an urgent plea and explanation for why, if you are opposed to vaccination for political reasons, I offer a timely and moral suggestion for your health - stolen straight from Fox News.

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

PGA Tour 2k21 ($59.99 THROUGH STEAM; deals still available after-market)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

Night of the Dead ($24.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1377380/Night_of_the_Dead/

Steam Deck ($5 reserved pre order for all models)
https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck

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Friday, July 9, 2021 - 8:17pm

This week, we talk about our massive hard drive upgrade, the Amazon Luna (amazon's new, sleek, flat rate game streaming service), and then hit you with the long-awaited "Days Gone" review.
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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

Days Gone ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1259420/Days_Gone/

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Sunday, July 4, 2021 - 3:50pm

Happy 4th of July! We celebrate with some classic deals from the summer sale, and talk about the best golf game available for Linux ("PGA Tour 2k21"). Have a happy and a safe 4th!
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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---

Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience (-75% $7.49 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/sub/132479/

Freedom Planet (-50% $7.49 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/248310/Freedom_Planet/

Bayonetta and Vanquish Bundle (-75% $9.98 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/15448/Bayonetta__Vanquish_Bundle/

Void Bastards (-60% $11.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/857980/Void_Bastards/

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (-75% $4.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/242700/Injustice_Gods_Among_Us_Ultima...

Injustice 2 Legendary Edition (-70% $17.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/sub/249064/

PGA TOUR 2TK21 (-67% $19.79, through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1016120/PGA_TOUR_2K21/

Colt Canyon (-60% $5.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/940710/Colt_Canyon/

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Friday, June 25, 2021 - 9:32pm

The Steam Summer Sale (now through July 8th) kind of sucks this season, but that stops us not at all: we hit you with a barrage of great deals, most under $10, almost all of which can be played for well over a month. We also describe how to work around the limitations in Linux's timeshift utility to get actual rolling snapshots of your system files. AND MOAR!

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---Games Mentioned In This Week's Episode:---
Dead Cells (-40% $14.99 through july 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/588650/Dead_Cells/

Nova Drift (-45% $8.24 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/858210/Nova_Drift/

Tekken 7 (-85% $5.99 through summer sale)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/389730/TEKKEN_7/

Soul Calibur VI (-85% $8.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/544750/SOULCALIBUR_VI/

Crimzon Clover World Ignition Deluxe (-75% $3.49 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/285440/Crimzon_Clover_WORLD_IGNITION/

Far Cry 5 Standard Edition (-85% $8.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/552520/Far_Cry_5/

Foregone (-50% $9.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1000760/Foregone/

Space Crew (-40% $11.99 through July 8th)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1176710/Space_Crew/

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Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 12:38pm

This Juneteenth, we bring you (finally) more sweet linux games and gaming news. Yes, after having fixed our computer, we've been hard at work in the playfields, bringing you a Warhammer game that doesn't fucking suck, the world's best police procedural videogame, and a game that makes no fucking sense but will rape your mind like the savage beast it wants you to become. All this, and a horde of zombies and MOAR!!!!

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

Necromunda: Hired Gun ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1222370/Necromunda_Hired_Gun/

Police Simulator: Patrol Officers (-10% $22.49 through June 24)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/997010/Police_Simulator_Patrol_Officers/

Cruelty Squad (-10% $17.99 through June 22)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1388770/Cruelty_Squad/

Days Gone ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1259420/Days_Gone/

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Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:16am

As our NVIDIA 460 versus Mint 20 versus various kernel sagas continues in slow-motion infuriating rapidity into the toilet, we talk about why there are no video cards. For anyone. EVER.

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

Days Gone ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1259420/Days_Gone/

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1338770/Sniper_Ghost_Warrior_Contract...

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Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 1:47am

This week, we regale you with the latest fucking hellish chapter of the ever unfolding nightmare of dealing with NVIDIA drivers trying to force me to murder my computer, myself, and the world at large.

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

Days Gone ($49.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1259420/Days_Gone/

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 ($39.99)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1338770/Sniper_Ghost_Warrior_Contract...

Dying Light: Enhanced Edition (-70% $17.99 through June 10th)
https://store.steampowered.com/sub/88801/

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