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‘Leadwerks’ now available in ubuntu store

1 month 4 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

After a few months delay due to difficulties with the user interface, Leadwerks for Linux was shipped out to Kickstarter backers in April.  Due to the strength of desktop Linux in particular, and the PC in general, it was decided that we would discontinue support for Android and focus on the PC instead. Now the RAD is made available in ubuntu software center.  The Leadwerks... Read More »

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“White Noise Online” Now On Steam

2 months 2 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Prepare for some eyeball popping, synchronised screaming fun, “White Noise Online” is now available for your viewing terror on Steam! About Experience a fully cooperative horror experience like never before! More content, more terrorific experiences! Gather up to 4 adventurers and explore the eerie locations while avoiding the mysterious monster. Will you survive the trip? On White Noise Online, a team of up to 4... Read More »

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Rootgamer Meets L.G.C. This Saturday

2 months 3 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

You read it correctly folks, on this Saturday’s Linux Gamecast Weekly, Rootgamer’s very own Sandy Martin aka Ultimoore will be guest hosting! About Is +Sandy Martin  drift compatible /w Gipsy Danger Cocaine Voltron? We shall find out Saturday LIVE on Linux GameCast WEEKLY ~ Venn Stone To translate what Venn Stone was actually saying in plain English, “If you want to find out what it’s... Read More »

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“The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition”

2 months 4 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Linux gamers are finally getting a chance to get their hands on one of the classics, “The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition” now available on Steam for Linux! About The player is Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster slayer, a witcher. Entangled in the political turmoil that engulfed Temeria, Geralt helped quell the rebellion of the Order of the Flaming Rose. Soon after,... Read More »

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“The Last Door – Season One” Released On Steam

2 months 5 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

A classic Lovecraftian style tale told in a very retro way, “The Last Door – Season One” now available on Steam! About Feel what it’s truly like to be alone in the dark with this low-res, high-suspense point-and-click horror adventure, winner of multiple Best Games of the Year awards. Set in Victorian England, when Jeremiah Devitt receives a letter from his old schoolmate Anthony Beechworth... Read More »

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“Wargame: Red Dragon” Now On Steam

2 months 1 week ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

It’s 1991 and the Communist Bloc are on the move, are you ready? “Wargame: Red Dragon” now available on Steam! About The new reference in RTS at its best! The Wargame series returns to duty, larger, richer and more spectacular than ever before. In Wargame Red Dragon, you are engaged in a large-scale conflict where Western forces clash against the Communist bloc. 1991: the two... Read More »

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“Shiny the Firefly” Now Available

2 months 1 week ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Graphically beautiful, challenging, and a whole lot of fun, “Shiny the Firefly” is now available on Steam! About Shiny the Firefly is a challenging platformer, set in an atmospheric , delightful environment . Control Shiny, a brave firefly, on a quest to find his children who have been scattered all over the mysterious garden, following a terrible accident. Master tricky trials and solve demanding puzzles... Read More »

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“Nightmares from the Deep: The Siren`s Call”

2 months 1 week ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Fans of Hidden Object titles have a treat in store today, “Nightmares from the Deep: The Siren`s Call” now available on Steam! About Nightmares from the Deep: The Siren`s Call is the sequel to the smash hit Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart.This epic adventure features an exciting plot full of outstanding puzzles and unforeseeable twists and turns. When Sarah Black, curator at the... Read More »

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“Ascendant” Now Available

2 months 1 week ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Action adventure DRM free RPG “Ascendant” now available on Steam and Indie Game Stand! About “The ancient power struggle between demigods has begun again. The mortal realm will be ravaged in the wake of their desire, their greed, their purpose. I am curious to see who will prevail.” Ascendant is the unforgiving beat ‘em up that challenges you with a new world each time you... Read More »

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“Paragon” Available On Steam Early Access

2 months 2 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

We have sandbox after sandbox title being released at the moment, “Paragon” early access now available on Steam! About Paragon is a sandbox space sim set in an alternative future heavily inspired by classic 80s sci-fi. Fight, trade and explore in a massive procedurally generated galaxy of millions of planets and stars. Amass money and power, upgrade or purchase new ships, and one day create... Read More »

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Mutant Gangland is Free (but only as in Freedom)

2 months 2 weeks ago by Hythlodaeus on Free Gamer

Mutant Gangland is a nice-looking, turn-based strategy game that just happened to have all of its code released under the MIT license.The games graphics follow a classic pixelart aestheticThis project is attempting to follow the classic Free Software game business model where you share the source but keep the artwork proprietary,...

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Latest Nvidia Linux Beta Driver Released

2 months 2 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

We’ve come to expect great performance from the proprietary Nvidia Linux drivers and here’s hoping that continues! About Version 337.19 – BETA Release Date Mon May 05, 2014 Operating System Linux 64-bit Language English (US) File Size 65.19 MB Release Highlights Fixed a bug causing mode validation to fail for 4K resolutions over HDMI in certain situations. Added nvidia-settings command line controls for over- and... Read More »

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Download: War§ow 1.5

2 months 2 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely free, fast-paced first-person shooter for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Speed and movement is what Warsow is all about. Like a true cyberathlete you jump, dash, dodge, and walljump your way through the game. Grab power-ups before your enemy does, plant a bomb... Read More »

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“Epic Space: Online” Early Access Available

2 months 2 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Epic spacey sandbox fun readying for launch, “Epic Space: Online” available on Steam early access! About Epic Space Online hosts players in a single universe with absolutely no borders or boundaries. You can fly in any direction in a procedurally generated universe. Epic Space Online is all about Sectors. The more sectors you control, the more revenue you generate. Trade, Pirate, Conquer, or Negotiate to... Read More »

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“Full Bore” Available On Steam

2 months 2 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Fancy some block puzzle action? We’ve got you covered, “Full Bore” now available on Steam…(all hipsters welcome)! About Deep underground lies a reminder of Boarkind’s darkest hours. All it takes is one little boar to dig it back up. A block puzzler with an exploratory twist, Full Bore throws the player into an open world of crumbling mines, arcane ruins, and technological wonders with only... Read More »

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“Planet Stronghold” Released

2 months 3 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

An interesting mix between visual novel and RPG, “Planet Stronghold” has just released! About Planet Stronghold is a sci-fi role-playing game with a turn-based combat system. You take the role of a young, new recruit that somehow gets assigned to the most well-known, and well-defended, human outpost in the whole galaxy: Planet Stronghold. As the story goes on, you’ll have to choose a side in... Read More »

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“Nekro” Released On Steam

2 months 3 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Gather your forces and use the corpses of your enemies to strengthen your dark magic, “Nekro” is now on Steam early access! About Nekro challenges you, a once powerful Alchemist, to destroy the King who betrayed you. As you seek vengeance, you turn to the dark powers of the world, transforming yourself into a Necromancer, raiser of the dead. Summoning an undead army, you march... Read More »

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Freeablo is that Diablo engine remake we've been wishing for, is currenly looking for contributors (and general ravings about Diablo. In fact, mostly that)

2 months 3 weeks ago by Hythlodaeus on Free Gamer

Freeablo engine in its early stagesWho doesn't love the original Diablo? When it was first released in 1996, this game set a notable landmark for making the RPG genre more accessible to a broader audience, while still keeping many gameplay aspects of classic Rogue-derived RPGs, that kept the game fresh and unique even after being completed several times. This bridge between classic and modern aspects combined with an incredible attention to detail, a uniquely crafted atmosphere that still gives me the creeps, and a gameplay pacing and...

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“Dota 2″ Spring Cleaning Update Details

2 months 3 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Get ready to hack and slash your way to tower destruction, Dota 2 has been spring cleaned and here are the details! About Dota is a competitive game of action and strategy, played both professionally and casually by millions of passionate fans worldwide. Players pick from a pool of over a hundred heroes, forming two teams of five players. Radiant heroes then battle their Dire... Read More »

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RootGamer back online

2 months 4 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

I got an unexpected email from our hosting provider telling me they suspended our account:   RootGamer.com hosting account is using more than its fair share of the server resources, causing poor server performance for your account and for other users on the server. Unoptimized scripts, incorrectly configured crons, or a lot of simultaneous visitors are some possible causes of such load. It is great... Read More »

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