A pretty solid bundle by HB for all stuck at home because of the COVID19: I'd get it if I did not own most of these games already! humblebundle.com/conquer-covid

In case you were ever wondering if the Epic Games Store can be launched on Linux, here's the answer, with Hyper Light Drifter working thru WINE (Lutris) launched from the EGS: youtube.com/watch?v=X_gEy5RSxu

Rocket League still runs fine with the new DX11 backend on Linux with Proton despite the lack of an official client. New video: youtube.com/watch?v=rMOpkhLXdU

A quick update on COVID by country and globally - seems like Belgium is hit hard in Europe.

It's interesting how I used to see a game announcement and think "I hope this gets a Linux port" but now I just think "I hope this works well with proton". How times change

RT Plagman2: You could take computer graphics 101.. or just watch this gif real quick.

Gabe admits "We made mistakes... (goes on a list and the first is...) We did Steam Machines..." Well at least they are clearly aware of it. youtube.com/watch?v=I0zXkwLs_l

"Brain-Computer Interface is an extinction level event for all other forms of entertainment" - Gaben in this interview: youtube.com/watch?v=I0zXkwLs_l

Gaben interviewed after the release of Half Life Alyx. Always interesting to hear him talk about the future and the mindset of Valve devs. youtube.com/watch?v=I0zXkwLs_l

Looks like Just Cause 3 now works properly out of the box with Proton on Linux, according to protondb reports: protondb.com/app/225540

Finished Life is Strange 2. I'll have an article about it in a few days. Stay tuned.

Here's an update on COVID19 - exponential growth it is. I added a table on the right to show the daily increase of confirmed cases by country.

Tomb Raider (the reboot, not the super old game) is available for Free on Steam now (on all platforms). I can't remember high profile games being given away on Steam - take advantage of it! store.steampowered.com/app/203

In case you are bored staying at home, itch.io has a large amount of games offered for free (while not being for free usually) that you can go ahead and download immediately. A huge collection, even: itch.io/c/759545/self-isolatio

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