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Battlefield V now broken on Steam Deck / Linux with EA anticheat live
4 April 2024 at 11:11 am UTC Likes: 9

Spoiler, click me

Stop Killing Games is a new campaign to stop developers making games unplayable
3 April 2024 at 12:39 pm UTC Likes: 4

Personally I just don't reward these games companies with my hard earned money in the first place, but putting their practices through the legal process and (hopefully) having their shady practices declared illegal in one or more countries is something I can get behind.

Quoting: pbI don't know him, but since he's a Scot, I really hope the EU will pick it up and do what they do best.

[edit] oops, forgot that the UK removed Scotland from the EU. Well, I still hope the above.

I'm pretty sure Ross is from the US.

Stardew Valley 1.6 is out now - player count on Steam explodes
20 March 2024 at 11:47 am UTC Likes: 9

Quote
  • You can now drink mayonnaise and jelly, and eat pickles.

GOTY.

Plasma 6 lands in Arch Linux, KDE neon teething issues and Plasma 6.1 heating up
7 March 2024 at 12:40 pm UTC Likes: 3

Installed it yesterday, update went smoothly thanks to the impeccable work by arojas. No issues so far, aside from having to tell the task bar not to float (seems to be the new default). Other than a couple of QoL improvements, I can't really tell the difference between plasma 5 and plasma 6.

Valve release big stable Steam Client update for Steam / Steam Deck
27 February 2024 at 11:47 pm UTC Likes: 3

QuoteUpdated embedded Chromium build in Steam, clearing path for further updates soon.

Gonna hazard a guess that this means an 'upgrade' to gtk3. This dep already seems to have snuck in in the sniper runtime:

 
$ for f in $(find ~/.local/share/Steam -type f); do readelf -a $f 2>/dev/null | grep NEEDED | grep -q libgtk-3.so.0 && echo "$f requires crap"; done
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/bin/zenity requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-am-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-broadway.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cedilla.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cyrillic-translit.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-inuktitut.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ipa.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-multipress.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-thai.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-er.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-viqr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-wayland.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-waylandgtk.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-xim.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-file.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-lpr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-test.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-3-0/gtk-query-immodules-3.0 requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-am-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-broadway.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cedilla.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cyrillic-translit.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-inuktitut.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ipa.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-multipress.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-thai.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-er.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-viqr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-wayland.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-waylandgtk.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-xim.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-file.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-lpr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-test.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/sniper_platform_0.20240212.77547/files/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgtk-3-0/gtk-query-immodules-3.0 requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/bin/zenity requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-am-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-broadway.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cedilla.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cyrillic-translit.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-inuktitut.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ipa.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-multipress.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-thai.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-er.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-viqr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-wayland.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-waylandgtk.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-xim.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-file.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-lpr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-test.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-3-0/gtk-query-immodules-3.0 requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-am-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-broadway.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cedilla.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-cyrillic-translit.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-inuktitut.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ipa.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-multipress.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-thai.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-er.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-ti-et.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-viqr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-wayland.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-waylandgtk.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-xim.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-file.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-lpr.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/printbackends/libprintbackend-test.so requires crap
./ubuntu12_64/steam-runtime-sniper/var/tmp-ECGNJ2/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgtk-3-0/gtk-query-immodules-3.0 requires crap

so it's likely the gtk2 dep (only really used for the systray menu) is getting dropped in the near future. At least the Gnome devs have stopped fucking about with gtk3 (in favour of fucking about with gtk4) and it's probably as stable as it'll ever get. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Still would prefer a move to Qt5/6. It'd be more inline with the Plasma desktop use for the Steam Deck. Hopefully they're not planning a move from Plasma to Gnome any time soon.

Streets of Rogue 2 is going to be massive and I'm hyped
27 February 2024 at 1:39 pm UTC

Absolutely picking this up, assuming it has Linux support.

Metro Exodus hits 10 million sales - and there's more to come
16 February 2024 at 4:31 pm UTC Likes: 1

Might be worth playing again to see if they ever fixed the lighthouse map crash bug. I stopped playing after encountering that.

KONAMI update the METAL GEAR SOLID Steam collection with Steam Deck support
29 January 2024 at 9:22 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: Liam DaweThis is what Deck Verified is for. It already exists, and is entirely separate to desktop system requirements.

No, 'Deck Verified' just means Valve's review team tested it "at some point" and decided it passed their checks: https://youtu.be/_OAqvtlgfGA?t=50

It doesn't mean the developer supports you running it on Deck, or that future (or even present) versions will run on Deck.

If a developer "supports" running their game on Steam Deck, you'd hope they test new versions to ensure compatibility before pushing them out, or at the very least they will treat issues reported to them by Steam Deck users the same way as they would for any issues reported on platforms the support (i.e. not just close them as "unsupported, won't fix").

Former dev on Stardew Valley reveals their life-sim Sunkissed City
26 January 2024 at 8:37 pm UTC Likes: 5

Quoting: Liam DaweWhile the art style may be similar, side-by-side there's lots of very clear differences it's not a copy of the assets in Stardew as far as I can see. And to be fair, there were a great many that used the Stardew art-style before Stardew. This type of pixel-art has been around for a very long time.

Yeah, my knee-jerk reaction was wrong here, after comparing screenshots of both side-by-side it's clear this is different.