My main focus is testing PC games in Linux. I have had a lot of success with PlayOnLinux in Linux Mint! I am working hard at creating step-by-step guides on how to install, configure and optimize PC games in PlayOnLinux. I am also a artist with skills in drawing, sculpture, graphic arts, 3D modeling and music.

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booman
booman May 1 2015, 2:27pm says:

Beautiful! I love the stone around the column
Looking very natural

+1 vote   media: New Textures for Level 1
booman
booman May 1 2015, 10:13am replied:

That is brilliant. I remember other games that would auto-focus like that... what a great effect!

+1 vote   media: JP-Photography
booman
booman Apr 29 2015, 11:49am replied:

Great! I see a lot of talent and patience here. Keep up the hard work. I'm following you right now so I can get any updates you post. Let me know if you decide to create a game page so I can follow it as well.

+1 vote   media: Street Chaos
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:55pm says:

Amazing work! I love all the debris and rough scenery. Did you create all of the assets and textures yourself?
The lighting is perfect too, I hope this is more than just a test project.

+1 vote   media: Street Chaos
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:52pm says:

Yes, awesome work! I haven't started a server because I just run it offline in a 6-computer LAN. Which works perfectly in MoH Cooperative.
I will play this mod for years to come!
Take care and enjoy your family

+1 vote   news: Status Report #10 - "My Last Words" for the mod
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:48pm says:

Very cool, are you using special software or can we do this in-game as well?

+1 vote   media: JP-Photography
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:48pm says:

Stunning! I love photo-ish screenshot... the focus really makes it look like a real photo. What a great idea.

+2 votes   media: JP-Photography
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:38pm says:

Gorgeous models! Absolutely professional! Great job, keep it up

+1 vote   media: Verdun General 1
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:37pm replied:

There are already too many early access, pre-release, alpha release, beta releases out there. Its already kind of a mess... imagine adding paid-for mods to the mess.

+7 votes   news: The uncertain future of paid mods
booman
booman Apr 28 2015, 2:27pm says:

I fear the modding community will not get credit for their content when its handed over to paid-for services. The publishers will probably take credit for it.

Modders are passionate and intimate with their work. Once its handed over to Developers it probably won't get the same attention and support.

Do you think there will eventually be paid-for alpha/beta/unfinished mods?

+8 votes   news: The uncertain future of paid mods
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 4:58pm replied:

You make a really good point!
When things are free, we all have the freedom to do what we want with it. Many times money just complicates things and ruins it for everyone.
Some things should just-be-free

+5 votes   media: Boo! I do not approve.
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 3:08pm replied:

That would be a cool option if you can release your mod here or on your own hosted website for free, or if you are really serious and want Valve to support your mod, then release it through Steam as paid-for.
Some mods could really use this. Specially the big total conversion mods.
This would give us gamers an option to support mods so they continue development.

At the same time, this will produce a new generation of consumers who demand support because they paid for the mod. Sometimes demanding supporters can kill a project.

-2 votes   media: Boo! I do not approve.
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 2:53pm replied:

Its a little confusing...
Will modders have to submit their work to the publishers/developers or can they still provide it via sites like Moddb.com?
Desura installs mods and total conversions for you (for free), so maybe Steam is taking it a step further?

+1 vote   media: Boo! I do not approve.
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 2:38pm says:

Thank you for all the hard work Marvin_hun! I hope some day you will revisit the cooperative mod and add some more.... great mod and a lot of fun!

+1 vote   download: Full Coop mod for Spearhead
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 2:37pm says:

Great! Thank you for all the hard work!
I will be playing this on my LAN for years to come
What a great feature playing cooperative with friends in Allied Assault, Spearhead and Breakthrough!
This is what gaming is really about!

+1 vote   news: Status Report #9 - FULL Release!
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 2:34pm replied:

I mostly agree because mods are using proprietary content that the modders do not own.
But there are some mods (like Rebirth) that I would be willing to pay for to insure more development.
In these cases obviously the modders would have to get permission and the publishers would get a cut of the profits.

That is a lot of "red-tape" and it would be better to just keep mods free.

Maybe the best way is to accept donations...
Not sure what kind of "red-tape" that would create?

+2 votes   media: Boo! I do not approve.
booman
booman Apr 23 2015, 2:23pm says:

Awesome! I was hoping for some new areas and minions.
I played through the entire campaign in PlayOnLinux...
Everything ran great! What a cool game.
I love the ability where you can create your own minion by clicking armor and weapons laying on the ground.

+1 vote   news: The Awakening
booman
booman Apr 20 2015, 3:09pm says:

Stunning... utterly stunning!
I can't wait to actually see it all in person in-game

+3 votes   media: Lethe - Episode One - Lost720p
booman
booman Apr 16 2015, 6:45pm says:

Ever heard of the 2D game call Phun? Scrap Mechanic is like a 3D version of Phun!
Of course even better...
What a great idea, now tracking

+1 vote   game: Scrap Mechanic
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:28pm replied:

Thanks for the update
Where is the project at currently?
Will there be a demo or alpha/beta in the foreseeable future?

I loved where Necrosys was going and hope there will be further development.

+1 vote   game: Necrosys - CO-OP first person shooter.
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:23pm replied:

Awesome addition to game types!
I tested your Spearhead and Breakthrough coop mods with 5 computers in a LAN and they run perfectly!
Thank you for working on this project!
I look forward to more updates

+1 vote   media: Bonus GameMod for SH-COOP
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:20pm replied:

No way, drawing your own map in-game! that is probably the most unique feature I've heard of in a long time!
Great shot by the way...

+1 vote   media: Writing Desk
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:17pm says:

I love killing gorgons, specially in Titan Quest.
I love the detail in the arms and neck. Great job with color and texture.
You are a professional in your art

+1 vote   media: Gorgon
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:16pm says:

Great work! I love the unusual proportions!
I'm guessing this is a low poly model
Very nice detail in the body and wings.

+1 vote   media: Demon
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:14pm says:

Awesome! Thanks for posting so we know this project is still alive!

+2 votes   media: Exploding Battleship
booman
booman Apr 14 2015, 2:13pm says:

Amazing as always! I love the amount of debris, makes destruction appear so alive!
Great job

+1 vote   media: Update 17: Lights, shotguns, and menus
booman
booman Apr 9 2015, 2:56pm replied:

Linux too please

+2 votes   download: Renegade X: Beta 4 SDK
booman
booman Apr 7 2015, 2:49pm replied:

wow, its amazing how high-quality everything looks without bump or specular maps. Can't wait to see finished work.

+1 vote   media: New Island WIP
booman
booman Apr 7 2015, 12:00pm says:

Wow, I can't believe the amount of detail in these screenshots!
You guys have outdone yourselves.
Are these designed in 3D first, then saved as 8-bit images?

+1 vote   media: First Level Screenshots
booman
booman Apr 7 2015, 11:57am says:

Wow, you guys nailed the lighting!
This is a great shot too, foreground, background and middle-ground.
Amazing epic work!

+2 votes   media: New fort WIPs
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