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Deriva | 0.260 " Quo vadis? "
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Deriva | 0.260 " Quo vadis? "

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We rolled out a new major update the last weekend with a lot of new features. In order to survive ingame you will now need a more tactical approach.

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Leadwerks adds official exporter for Blender

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Leadwerks Software has released an official Blender exporter for the Leadwerks model format. This allows Blender artists to export their models to Leadwerks...

Gravity Gobbler Alpha 0.8 Linux download is up!
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Gravity Gobbler Alpha 0.8 Linux download is up!

Jul 15, 2014 Gravity Gobbler News 0 comments

The Linux download of gravity Gobbler alpha is now up and ready to be tested!

Necromaton now in Web Player (v0.101)
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Necromaton now in Web Player (v0.101)

Jul 12, 2014 Necromaton News 0 comments

Update highlights: (1) Necromaton is now in web player (link is in contents). (2) Ported to linux. (3) Added custom skill Boost Conversion.

Prelogate Update 1.1.0
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Prelogate Update 1.1.0

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Prelogate has been updated. New version - 1.1.0 - includes features requested by community.

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Protektor
Protektor Jan 31 2012, 10:18pm says:

I thought I would mention that Will Fight for Food has a demo out now for Linux and they are taking pre-orders for it.
Desura.com

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skyfortress
skyfortress Feb 11 2012, 4:10pm replied:

Not sure if this is where I should ask but could we get stunt rally and vdrift on desura. I tried play-deb but stunt rally was very glitchy and unplayable. I tried downloading vdrift but I could not find some dependecies on ubuntu11.04 to install it.

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mateo14927
mateo14927 Feb 1 2012, 7:14pm replied:

@Protektor

Do you plan to sell Rune for Linux on Desura?

I send e-mail to Human Head Studios, but they didn't answer on my question.

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Protektor
Protektor Feb 26 2012, 4:36am replied:

That depends entirely on the developer/distributor. That is one of the old Loki titles and I bet no one knows where the source code is that they got sent back when Loki went under. The game would have to be recompiled for newer distributions. Loki games can't run these days without some major hacking and trick scripts to get them working.

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mateo14927
mateo14927 Feb 28 2012, 8:10am replied:

Source code for Rune is available:

Shacknews.com

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Protektor
Protektor Apr 10 2012, 4:23am replied:

If you look close it says source code header files for modders. It actually doesn't do us any good.

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mateo14927
mateo14927 Feb 27 2012, 5:43pm replied:

This is not good news for me.

What you think about others Loki games on Desura?

Projectmagma.net - Myth 2 (new version)

Youtube.com - Descent 3 (new version)

Linuxgamepublishing.com - Mindrover (new version)

Ioquake3.org - Quake 3 (new version)

Utpg.org - Unreal Tournament (new version)

This is possible?

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Protektor
Protektor Apr 10 2012, 4:30am replied:

We would need to get publishing rights for all of those games in order to offer them on Desura.

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Protektor
Protektor Jan 31 2012, 10:18pm replied:

You can add that as a global launch command in the client under tools.

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gegoxaren
gegoxaren Jan 31 2012, 4:58pm replied:

Sorry, the correct line is:
Exec=/usr/bin/padsp /home/user/games/desura/desura %U

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