Steam is a loss of freedom.
If you bought Cyberpunk 2077 from GOG you own the game. You can download the installer as a backup and the game is DRM free. The same is true of all the games there and they do a good job of updating and patching games. Steam is a controlled game store. Steam has many of […]
Looking for something similar to an older game or maybe an updated engine for a game you own?
If you are like me you might like to play all those older games from your youth. My gaming adventures span the eighties and nineties, with a few from the early two thousands. Thanks to GOG and Lutris I own all my old RPG favorites and play them easily on Linux. Thanks to all those […]
Playing RetroArch games in Lutris
Setting up 3DO, and other virtualized game systems requiring a BIOS, to run in Lutris with RetroArch. It’s straight forward and will be similar for each platform. My Logitech controller worked as expected as well; however, I did update everything in RetroArch before setting up in Lutris so I am not sure if that mattered. […]
POP OS 19.10 GTA V and Streaming Setup.
Update: May 7, 2020. Updated the Asus to Pop! OS 20.04 – fresh install, Steam running Proton 5. The app id for GTA V changed but I was able to do the same basic steps with the exception of installing the video driver. I installed the NVIDIA version of Pop! OS and everything worked fairly […]
Running Steam Windows Games on Linux
I’m sure these will be hit or miss, but with a little work some Steam Windows games might run. If you want a unified gaming center on Linux with Steam for Windows support check out Lutris. Might be easier than pure Wine or Play On Linux. We will see. and… Watch Dogs 2 is running […]
My son has been playing a lot of Minecraft and runs a server so I made him a series of utilities to make life easier. The first few I wrote were in Python and Tk, quick and dirty, but I wanted to learn the Swift programming language so I rewrote one utility in XCode 6 […]
OpenMW is an attempt to reimplement the popular role playing game Morrowind. It aims to be a fully playable, open source implementation of the game. You must own Morrowind to use OpenMW. To give you a better idea of what this project is about, here are some of the aims for the future of OpenMW: […]