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Slick Linux support by Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade
Penny Arcade

The first episode of Penny Arcade passed my attention without being noticed, which is a shame. I guess I had a period of less exposure to internet, and was preoccupied with work-related stuff. This time however, I noticed the availability of a Linux version for the second episode of Penny Arcade : the Rain-slick precipise of Darkness, and decided to check it out.

Oh boy. I wasn’t disappointed. Continue reading Slick Linux support by Penny Arcade

DIF and DTS repository is slowly being built

The Garagegames community is great. Many people on the forums are glad to help you out when you are having problems, and it’s not like on some other forums where most of the time they tell you to use the f*!#ing search functionality. No, in most circumstances, when they can help you, they will. But it’s not only programmers and game designers on the GG forums. Luckily, more and more artists have found the way to the forums to deliver us game players from the dreaded programmer art.

Sadly, many models have been lost in the meantime because of them being posted on free and limited hosting programs. Other hosting plans provide just a few megabytes of bandwidth every 24 hours (like geocities), which is rather limiting when hosting 3D models. That’s sad, as many of these models are really great additions to the portfolio. Continue reading DIF and DTS repository is slowly being built