Weekend Reading: Gaming

Games for Linux are booming like never before. The revolution comes courtesy of cross-platform dev tools, passionate programmers and community support. Join us this weekend as we learn about Linux gaming.

 

Crossing Platforms: a Talk with the Developers Building Games for Linux

Games for Linux are booming like never before. The revolution comes courtesy of cross-platform dev tools, passionate programmers and community support.

 

Would You Like to Play a Linux Game?

A look at several games native to Linux.

 

Two Portable DIY Retro Gaming Consoles

A look at Adafruit’s PiGRRL Zero vs. Hardkernel’s ODROID-GO.

 

Review: Thrones of Britannia

A look at the recent game from the Total War series on the Linux desktop thanks to Steam and Feral Interactive.

 

Meet TASBot, a Linux-Powered Robot Playing Video Games for Charity

Can a Linux-powered robot play video games faster than you? Only if he takes a hint from piano rolls…and doesn’t desync.

 

Build Your Own Arcade Game Player and Relive the ’80s!

In this old but gold Linux Journal article, Shawn Powers describes how to construct a fully functional arcade cabinet. When complete, you’ll be able to play all the old coin-op games from your childhood in the coin-free luxury of your living room (or garage—depending on the tolerance of individual spouses).

 

 

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