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Linux Game Cast

English, Video Games, 1 season, 68 episodes, 3 days, 13 hours, 2 minutes
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Weekly Linux gaming news, reviews, previews and whatever else we come up with.
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Where Do Steam Games Go When You Die?

Valve clarifies who can inherit your Steam library, NVIDIA (beta) drivers bring the Wayland, gamers suck at strategic thinking, The Matrix Awakens gets a Linux build, and IGN buys some of our favourite gaming websites.
5/26/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 44 seconds
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Valve’s Deadlock Springs A Leak

Valve's next game, Deadlock, springs a leak! PSN requirements prevent Ghost of Tsushima from being Steam Deck certified, Minecraft headed to Steam, and VR adoption is higher than expected?
5/19/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 54 seconds
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Zelda64Recomp Brings Majora’s Mask To Linux

Collabora turbocharges Steam Deck updates. Humble has a Metroidvania Bundle. Custom Battlefield 4 servers are back with Warsow.
5/12/20241 hour, 17 minutes, 14 seconds
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Vanguard Breaks More Than Linux Support LOL

GeForce NOW adds improved support on Steam Deck, Nintendo nukes 8,535 YUZU forks, Dr. Robotnik’s Ring Racers releases after five years in development, Helldivers 2 review-bombing, and Van
5/5/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 24 seconds
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Nintendo DMCAs 20 Years Of Garry’s MODs

Valve closes the Advanced Access refund loophole, Notebook Check says ProtonDB sucks, Nintendo goes all DMCA on Garry's Mod, open-source Fallout 1, and Proton Experimental hides your cores.
4/28/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 54 seconds
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Toss The Source To Your Witcher

Descent 3 goes open-source, Nvidia hires lead Nouveau developer, Team Fortress 2 gets a Vulkan button, 7 Days To Die exits Early Access, Witcher 3 source code leaks, and $300 chocolates from Valve.
4/21/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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GODOT Slays The Spire

Fallout 4 gets Steam Deck verified! Slay the Spire 2 switches to Godot, League of Legends breaks compatibility for 800 Linux users, and there's an open-source World of Warcraft server for your Blizzlike content.
4/14/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 44 seconds
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Will Steam Embrace The Dark Side?

Them's Fightin' Herds calls it quits, Gaming with the Intel Arc A310 on Linux, Hatsune Miku invades NecroDancer, Ross Scott wants publishers to stop killing games, and will Steam ever embrace the dark side?
4/8/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 51 seconds
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The End Of Exclusives & Battlemage GPUs Confirmed!

Exclusive deals are drying up for indie developers, Phil says "yes" to third-party stores on Xbox, Intel Battlemage spotted in the wild, and SDL3 vs. Wayland.
3/31/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 50 seconds
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There’s Always Room 4 Steam Family

Steam Families gets a HUGE upgrade! Playtron is a new Linux-based OS for handheld gaming devices. Rusty NVIDIA drivers from RedHat
3/24/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 11 seconds
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NVIDIA Flexes On Linux

Hot reflex action comes to Linux! Steam has a Springy sale, OBS gets a PipeWire-powered camera, Suyu Switches up emulation
3/17/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 56 seconds
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AMD Cracks Down On FreeSync

Steam Decks receive a horizon button! AMD cracks down on FreeSync certification, Linux reaches 4% desktop market share
3/11/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 40 seconds
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Nintendo Sues Yuzu and Roblox Bans Linux

Nintendo gonna sue somebody and this time it's the creators of the open-source Switch emulator, Yuzu! Roblox pulls the plug for Linux gamers
3/3/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 13 seconds
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678% Performance Boost For Linux Gaming

Steam Audio SDK goes open-source! CodeWeavers' Linux kernel tweaks deliver impressive performance gains, Last Epoch launches on Linux day one, a Godot-powered game launcher
2/25/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 3 seconds
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Can We Ditch Yellow Paint in Games?

After 5 years of updates, Dead Cells development has ended. Meanwhile, Neverwinter Nights: The Enhanced Edition fixes 20-year-old bugs. A reverse-engineered
2/19/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 55 seconds
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Half-Life Mysteries & Disney Deals

The first Half-Life 3 leak of 2024 has arrived! Orange Pi unveils a Linux-powered x86 Steam Deck competitor, Disney throws a billion-dollar check at Epic, and our top picks from Steam Next Fest.
2/12/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 31 seconds
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Overpriced Hype or Hot Garbage? ‘Fake’ Games on Steam

We dive into the murky depths of overpriced "fake games" on Steam, uncover the secrets of open-
2/5/202459 minutes, 8 seconds
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Valve ❤️ Skins and NVIDIA Still Confused by Wayland

Steam rakes in a BILLION bucks on skins! Black Mesa gets a GoldSrc remake, ULWGL unifies launching Windows games on Linux, and NVIDIA Still Confused by Wayland.
1/29/20241 hour, 1 minute, 8 seconds
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Snipping The Steam Snap

Installing Steam isn't a Snap! WINE 9.0 enables 64-bit goodness, Left 4 Dead gets a mysterious security update, experimental Nintendo Switch emulator Ryujinx goes the (expletive deleted)
1/22/202456 minutes, 25 seconds
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Valve DMCA Takedowns and AV1 On Twitch!

Valve nukes two fan projects, AV1 comes to Twitch, AMD launches the Ryzen 8000G, Unity bans VLC, and a HoloISO powered Steam Deck competitor.
1/15/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 17 seconds
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A Fierce Steam Deck Competitor

MSI teases a fierce Steam Deck competitor! Portal Revolution gets a day one Linux release, AMD ray tracing performance gains with radv, Steam ends support for Windows 7 & 8, and Daggerfall Unity hits 1.0.
1/7/20241 hour, 40 seconds
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Best Linux Games Of 2023

Valve reveals 2023’s biggest Steam Deck games! Slay the Spire MOD distributes malware, open-source DirectX, AAA Linux predictions for 2024, and a Blood & Magic source dump.
12/31/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 54 seconds
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A Linux-fueled Steam Year End Review!

Our Linux-fueled Steam year end review! Nintendo NSO controllers learn how to Linux, open-source NVIDIA drivers outperform the binary blob, Intel won't commit to a 2024 release date for Battlemage, and average people don't install operating systems.
12/25/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 13 seconds
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Stop Sniffing Steam Decks!

Valve warns against that fresh Deck smell! Twitch reverses their decision about "artistic depictions of nudity.", AMD open-sources FSR 3.0, W4 announces pricing for GODOT console ports, and Tim Swe
12/17/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 23 seconds
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Linux Beats Windows 11 At Gaming

Linux outperforms Windows 11 in gaming, Skyrim adds official support for Steam Deck, gamemode wants to pin your cores, and Tuxedo launches a Linux gaming laptop.
12/11/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 57 seconds
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OLED Steam Decks Sellout and PCSX2 Drops Wayland

Popular PS2 emulator PCSX2 drops support for Wayland, Linux continues to outperform OSX, Windows 11 gets shrunk for handhelds, and OLED Decks are huge in japan.
12/4/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ubisoft ads pop-up and Steamy Autumn Sales

Steam makes finding games with DualShock/Sense support easy! The open-source Vulkan driver for NVIDIA takes a medium step forward, Google wanted to buy Epic Games, and Ubisoft tests in-game pop-up ads.
11/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 29 seconds
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Half-Life 25th Anniversary Update and Scalping Decks

The 25th Anniversary Update for Half-Life is crabtastic! ProtonDB adds support for Chrome OS, Xbox cloud gaming on Linux, SDL powered SkiFree, and unlimited Limited Steam Decks.
11/19/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 33 seconds
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OLED Steam Decks and 3DMark Heads To LINUX!

Valve announces OLED Steam Decks! 3DMark Steel Nomad is headed to Linux, TuxClocker gets support for AMD GPUs, a mysterious Half-Life 1 update, and the worst distribution for Linux gaming.
11/12/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 52 seconds
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Game Trainers On Linux and Warhammer 3 Banhammers

Total War Warhammer 3 banhammers community members, EA breaks Aphex Legends on Steam Deck, Counter-Strike 2 kills birds, Microsoft knocks knockoffs, and game training on Linux made easy.
11/5/20231 hour, 1 minute, 52 seconds
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Open-Source War Thunder and NVIDIA making CPUs!?

Anodyne Remastered drops Adobe Air, Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection nopes on Steam Decks, NVIDIA is working on CPUs, and the engine behind War Thunder goes open-source.
10/30/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 30 seconds
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Where The $H*T Is SteamOS?

The NVIDIA (beta) driver learns a new trick, AYA has a dual-screen handheld, Baldur's Gate MOD management on Linux, Monster Hunter gets Steam Deck verified, and where the $H*T is SteamOS?
10/23/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 48 seconds
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Unity CEO 2.0, Diablo IV Steam Deck Verified, Intel 580 Benchmarks

Steam Next Fest picks! Unity gets a Red Hat, Nvidia 4080 Ti targets AI gamers, Diablo IV is Steam Deck certified, and Counter-Strike drops support for macOS.
10/16/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 13 seconds
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Steam Deck 2.0, Intel’s 3050 killer, and UNREAL pricing

Better Wi-Fi for the Steam Deck, Intel has a 3050 killer, Epic updates Unreal Engine pricing, tips for buying used PC hardware, and how NOT to promote your game on Steam.
10/9/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 32 seconds
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Gaming on the Raspberry Pi 5 and Valve bans AI translations

EA’s new anti-cheat doesn't know how to Linux! Counter-Strike 2 exits the Danger Zone, Valve bans AI translations, gaming on the Raspberry Pi 5
10/2/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 37 seconds
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Unity Is Really Sorry and Linux Killed Stadia?

Microsoft dreams of buying Valve, Unity offers a heartfelt apology, open-source NVIDIA driver maintainer steps down, gamescope could be headed to OBS, and Linux killed Stadia?
9/24/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Unity Scream Of NOPE! – Linux Game Cast 578

Unity announces a revolutionary way to extract revenue from developers! Steam celebrates its birthday with memes, gamescope adds support for Reshade
9/18/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 13 seconds
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Steamy Linux Gaming With Ampere ARMs

Gaming with Steam on ARM, AMD brings Overdrive to Linux, the Neo Flip goes full-clamshell, ray tracing Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and Wayland is the future of Linux gaming.
9/11/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 44 seconds
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Nexus Mods on LINUX and Legacy of Kain decompilation!

Steam Link adds support for 4K streaming, NVIDIA runs afoul of kernel maintainers, an official Nexus Mods App for Linux, and porting Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver to the PC.
9/3/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 59 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 575: Rollback NES Code

Getting Fedora on Deck with Bazzite, raytraced headcrabs with Half-Life 2 RTX, AMD launches the 7800 XT, GPUVis lands in mesa
8/28/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 21 seconds
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Steam 4K Remote Play & Lenovo Legion Nintenchucks

4K Remote Play comes to Steam! Dwarf Fortress (2022) Linux beta, RIP gaming Chromebooks, Lenovo Legion handheld has chucks...
8/21/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 24 seconds
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Refurb Steam Decks Sell-Out and Open-Source Quake 2 Bethmastered

Valve runs out of refurbished Steam Decks! Rewriting Wipeout from leaked code, id Software open-sources Quake 2 Bethmastered, and playing Overwatch 2 on Linux with Proton.
8/13/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 53 seconds
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Linux Gamers Outnumber Mac – Linux Game Cast 572

Linux overtakes Mac on Steam! AMD RX 7800 XT details leak, Lenovo has a Steam Deck competitor, Valve closes their merch shop, and Microsoft begins selling official replacements parts for Xbox controllers.
8/6/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 25 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 571: A Shouty Shirt

The open-source Vulkan driver for NVIDIA is (almost) ready! Valve is headed to Gamescom, OpenMW gets a little foggy, and the ESRB wants to scan kids' faces to enforce game ratings.
7/30/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 47 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 570: SciFi Moustache Man

BattleBit's new anti-cheat supports Linux! Steam Decks with easily replaceable batteries, what really happened between Dolphin EMU and Nintendo, Denuvo doesn't affect performance
7/23/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 21 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 569: JordVPN

The 50 most-played demos during Steam Next Fest! Why Linux sucks on the desktop, RIP 4060Ti reviews, 3D Civilization in the browser, and the disappearance of classic video games. 
7/16/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 52 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 568: SteamGPT

Valve explains their AI policy, GE Proton adds support for Gears 5, Hollow Knight fan-made DLC, online Amiga gaming done right, 0AD on Risc V, and a PS1 game from 1996 gets a Linux port. 
7/9/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 28 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 567: Planets ‘n Sh*t

BIG updates for the open-source NVIDIA Vulkan driver, GDP releases a Steam Deck competitor with a physical keyboard, System76 announces
7/3/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 34 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 566: Street Corner Red Hat

Intel nukes the ARC A770 LE, Steam Next Fest picks, SDL2 reaches EOL, new games added to Proton Experimental, and Discord opens a meme store. All this, plus your hate mail! 
6/26/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 1 second
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Linux Game Cast 565: Straight to Minidisc

Big improvements for the Steam Desktop client, holograms at home with Tilt Five, a new $299 card from NVIDIA, and in-game ads come to American Truck Simulator.    
6/18/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 9 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 564: Microwave Sized Horses

Intel announces a $175 GPU, Steam adds 30-day price tracking, Payday 2 drops Linux support, playing Hollow Knight on ARM with FEX, and WTH is WDHS?
6/11/20231 hour, 11 minutes
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Linux Game Cast 563: Pay to Pedro

Heroic Game Launcher adds Epic DLC, SkateBIRD calls it done, NVIDIA learns to play nice with AMD chipsets, Entropy : Zero 2 gets a Linux build, and gaming on RISC-V with Box64.
6/4/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 33 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 562: Ragu Poisoning

Linux Game Jam 2023 is open for submissions! Steam pulls the plug on Dolphin EMU, AMD Radeon RX 7600 reviews are meh, Portal Reloaded is getting co-op, toon shaders for Neverwinter Nights, and drifting in a cruise ship because reasons.
5/28/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 31 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 561: Pedro Pull and Peel

1200p screens for your Steam Deck! AMD announces openSIL firmware, Codeweavers gets a new boss, Valve is getting sued, and vkd3d-proton outperforms Windows. 
5/22/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 44 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 560: Delicious Face Pie

A one-click opt-in for the Steam Desktop (no scroll) Beta, problems with the A$U$ ROG Ally, Proton tosses a wrench into the Microsoft Activision deal, and YUZU gets a speed boost.
5/15/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 40 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 559: Other Childproof Lids

Steam wants more gameplay trailers! Discord is resetting usernames, EmuDeck gets a USB Wizard, a homebrew WiiU/3DS/2DS server and replacement, and 2v2 monster collecting RPG with Cassette Beasts.
5/8/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 36 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 558: Free Raccoon

The latest Steam beta comes with some big changes! Prices leak for the Asus ROG Ally, AMD announces the Z1 series CPUs, open-source Carmageddon, and why it's normal to game in your 50s.
5/1/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 56 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 557: Control Zed I Said

Roblox intentionally disables support for WINE, Steam Decks arrive on shelves in Japan, NVIDIa slows production of the 4070, and Proton 8.0 adds support for 18 new games.
4/24/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 17 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 556: DBZ Over SSH

Steam limits user accounts for liking a review, NVIDIA 4070 is a pile of meh, Mangohud gets a retro button, leaked Microsoft handheld experiments, and Valve has shipped an estimated 3 million Steam Decks.
4/17/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 29 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 555: Cocoa Voltron

Halo: The Master Chief Collection enables EAC support on Linux! Naughty Dog puts Steam Deck support at the bottom of their list, Intel Battlemage heads to TSMC, Everspace 2 drops Linux support, and remembering our first ATARI game. 
4/10/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 46 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 554: Astrocreep

Steam ends support for Windows! Proton Experimental fixes the Fall Guys, Dolphin EMU is headed to Steam,  NVIDIA 4050 rumours, and Atari buys the game studio behind the 'System Shock' remake. 
4/3/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 33 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 553: Uncle Slappy’s Nicotine Shack

The Counter-Strike 2 limited test is underway! GE-Proton adds support for Diablo on Linux, Windows updates for Steam Decks, Raja Koduri leaves Intel, and smashing the Vulkan button on Asahi Linux. 
3/27/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 16 seconds
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Steamy Ubuntu Snaps & native Half-Life 2 on a Raspberry Pi 4

Ubuntu is testing Steamy Snaps, Neverwinter Nights grows an ARM, GODOT invades Epic, Half-Life 2 on a Raspberry Pi, and why you should stick with Windows for gaming.
3/20/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 9 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 551: Double Deckin’ It

Automatic snapshots for the Steam Deck! Fly Dangerous tracks heads, GZDoom powered Apocalyptic Vibes, celebrating ten years of Robocraft and Google torches what's left of Stadia. 
3/13/20231 hour, 34 minutes, 47 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 550: Thighceroy

Aphex Legends bans Proton users! DOOM traces rays on Deck, GODOT 4.0 is ready for public consumption, and Thorium Nova is the best next-gen bridge simulator you've never heard of.
3/6/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 44 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 549: Maybe Bytes

DOTA 2 banhammers 40K accounts! Overclocking AMD GPUs on Linux with LACT, 3D printed gamepads, and poking Steam LAN transfer for fun. 
2/27/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 56 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 548: Seven Deadly Santas

Celebrating 10 years of Steam on Linux! Natural Selection 2 developers call it quits, AMD open-sources FSR 2.2, Ludum Dare staff picks, and Team Fortress 2 gets a holiday-sized update in 2023. All this, plus your hate mail. 
2/20/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 30 seconds
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Linux Game Cast 547: Sony Yeeta

GODOT goes mobile! Framework enters the Steam Deck business, Next Fest is bringing back game demos, and TheForceEngine gets a Linux button.
2/13/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 1 second