A software package for Linux systems that makes it possible to install and run software written for Microsoft Windows.
Developers have released a new turn-based strategy game called Interplanetary. It is a science fiction game where participants develop interplanetary artillery and try defeat teams on other planets. The game emphasizes strategy and science. It is currently in alpha and the community is invited to get early access (now on Steam) and participate in the development by providing feedback.
Named pipes can be used to connect programs that were not designed to work together and make them work as one unit. Instead of using regular files as medium to pass data from one process to another, as is often done, named pipes provide an elegant method to pass data directly from one process to another without the overhead of writing the data to disk... Read more
Engineers from Valve Corporation are assisting the Star Conflict developers with porting the MMO space simulation game to Linux. Given the support from Valve a Linux version of Star Conflict can be expected in the near future. Star Conflict is a client based massively multiplayer online game. It uses a client software based interface which is currently also available for OSX. Anybody can join the game free of charge. More information about Star Conflict can be found on the project FAQ.