Heyo, what’s up, what’s new. It’s catch up time again!:
- OpenTTD version 0.3.1 has beenreleased; the project is an open source clone of Transport TycoonDeluxe.
- Handy, an Atari Lynx emulator,is now open source.
- GlaDiaC of
linuX-gamers.net let us know over amonth ago about a FarCryLinux Installer (WineX requiredto actually play however), which I forgot about until now because I’m abig idiot.
- Speaking of WineX, version 3.3.2 of theWine project fork was
released;among the notable changes is the addition ofKnights of theOld Republic support (which despite being aBioWare title had little chance of aLinux port due to the lack of multiplayer and traditionally restrictivepublisher – LucasArts. HopefullyBioWare’s newly-announcedDragon Age, whichshouldfeature multiplayer capabilities similar to the Linux-portedNeverwinter Nights, will fare better).As is always the case with WineX, you’ll need asubscription to download the new release.
- While we’re talking aboutWine, the20040505 snapshot release ofthe venerable Windows API compatibility layer was made available. Changesrelevant to the gaming population include Direct3D improvements and sounddriver fixes.
- Edmund McMillen sent in word aboutGish, a”physics-based 2D side-scroller” that was a finalist at this year’sIndependent GamesFestival. There are demo links on the page but they all appear to be justfor the Windows version; however, a gameplay trailer is also available.