One of my favourite open source projects of all time as X-Com is deeply routed in my gaming past, OpenXcom is an open source engine built from the ground up for you to be able to play old skool turn based strategy X-Com on modern computers.
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Ensign 1 the awesome in development space shooter I have covered a few times has reached it's goal of hitting $1000 on Kickstarter, infact it's actually smashed it hitting currently $1273 with 68 hours to go!
Be sure to donate to give it the best chance possible to give us an interesting game to play!
It really is looking good, the only thing that currently bugs me is no mouse look and fire which Brandon said via GTalk that he does plan to implement it...
Please give a warm welcome to 0 A.D. Alpha 8!
Top new features (but much more included);
[*]Bartering system: Buy and sell resources in exchange for other resources. Resources are traded at exchange rates that vary with each deal...
Charlies Games has put his recently announced that his newly released game Scoregasm is on Christmas sale. It is a minimum payment of $1 to cover costs pay what you want deal. Scoregasm normally costs $10 so thats a maximum saving of 90% off. Sounds good now wheres my bank card?
Okay folks Gameolith the web based Linux game store has now added two more titles to it's lineup! Both of these games have only been release around the last week as well for Linux so it's good to see Gameolith getting some actual new games in too