Linux Game Consortium is a premier gaming website created by Linux zealots to service
the ever growing Linux gaming community. At this moment, there are over 500 different
distributions (versions) of Linux on the market and growing. Holding 90% of the industries
top 500 super computers and running on everything right down to handheld gaming devices.
Compared to a few short years back, the number of commercial games and privately
developed gaming applications has grown exponentially. Making the purpose behind the
LGC that much more important than ever before.
For game developers, it's an outlet to showcase and retail your games. Which is definitely
not a new idea but does establish a place to host your downloadable game(s) online.
For users, newbies (you know who you are), and experts alike. This is for you as well.
Creating a centralized market place for game applications and top open source gaming
software, saving you having to scour the internet in search of online games to download.
Money-back guarantee for entire game catalogue at GOG.com
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pixeljamgames: It’s a happy farewell to Dino Run 2! While it...
pixeljamgames: It’s a happy farewell to Dino Run 2! While it did not meet its funding goal, we want to express a deep and heartfelt Thank You to everyone who backed the Kickstarter and supported our vision for Dino Run 2. It was a wild ride but it was worth it to us to at least be able to dive into the world of Dino Run 2 and share all of our ideas and artwork with you. Now our dinos are hibernating safely, deep in a hidden sanctuary until atmospheric conditions are right for their re-emergence. We will most definitely let you all know if-and-when that may be.. For now, We’re going top focus our efforts on finishing Glorkian Warrior: Trials of Glork with James Kochalka soon, bringing a nicely updated version of Dino Run SE to Steam, and also bringing Potatoman Seeks the Troof to steam, which was just Greenlit last week. :) As always, it’a an honor and a pleasure to exist as Pixeljam and do what we do, and are happy that there are so many people out there that like it too. :) With Love, The Pixeljam Team
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RPG Eschalon: Book III to be Released February 14
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Revolution Software's Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse Launches
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Dyscourse Survival Adventure Kickstarter Campaign Still Underway
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Rymdkapsel hits 200K units sold, coming to Linux, PC, and Mac in January
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Shovel Knight confirmed for release in early 2014 for Linux, PC, and Mac
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Weird Places of The Franz Kafka Videogame Coming In 2014
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Scraps Vehicle Combat Game Launched on Kickstarter
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Why Linux gaming?Being at the forefront on the server scene and free software. A major game changer in everything from basic software to cloud computing and innovative application development.
The desktop has moved into the mainstream years ago. Nearly every big box store computer sales area has heard of Ubuntu. The first thing they mention, are their mainstream games for
That's why we are here. Advocating for our beloved platform and instigating change in the gaming community.
Why now?Ubuntu was a huge introduction in an “easy to use” operating system. Together with an “always free” commitment plus the availability of games using the Quake 3 engine software
became a major motivator. So it is time now to bring gaming to Linux and experience greater stability through an open-source platform established by the community. Showing commercial game development
what they have been ignoring. And create further opportunity for independant developers to create new games.
One of the biggest developments in games, The Humble Bundle are making massive
strides to native games and demanding Linux support for software. Let alone users who
are throwing money at it, typically providing a quarter of the total money collected and
showing there is a definite market. Applications for Indie games are thriving on Linux,
the Humble Bundle has not only helped publicize games but also proves there is an
untapped market for such games.
As far as development is concerned, the library support for gaming is provided by different
applications of OpenGL, ALSA, OpenAL and SDL, cross-platform multimedia wrappers
around system-dependent libraries.
The DRI project provides open source video card drivers, software for NVIDIA and ATI/AMD
also release binary kernel modules for their video cards.
Several gaming peripherals also work with Linux, such as gaming mice from Roccat,
which have official Linux drivers, even a free software user-space utility. Several game
development tools also run on Linux, including 3D game engine applications, Unity3D, Unigine and
Spring the real time strategy engine.
Linux Game News
The industry would not be instigating change in applications if it were not for the game and
industry news. The Linux Game News and RSS feed bring you the latest developments in
the community as well related applications in operating systems such as Android. Not to mention
emerging software innovations in the gaming world. Sharing an abundance of growth in
deployments and applications for greater performance.