Gaming Report for 2016
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathya
End of the year is here and while other services are busy sending Year in 2016 report, there sparked a mini gaming report in our telegram group and I decided to compile my gaming in 2016 report. At the startΒ of the year I had decided to finish more games this year and I guess I did a pretty decentΒ in accomplishing this. So here’s my summary Games finished this year: {#Games-finished-this-year:} PC:

Game Dev Tycoon review/recommendation
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ Sathya
Mini review/recommendation I’d written about Game Dev Tycoon on Steam: You start off as a single game dev operating out of your garage, and then slowly expand as you move to bigger office, hire more people and just grow. The game starts off in the distant past, and contains homages to major consoles & other gaming device, albeit with similar names, no doubt to avoid legal wrangles. Gameplay wise, this game will have you hooked.

Pirates play a gamedev simulator; go bankrupt because of piracy.
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathya
What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? β†’ Summary of "What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy?" When Game Dev Tycoon (a Game Development Simulation Game) was released, its developer released a cracked version on BitTorrent simultaneously. After a certain point in the game, the cracked version would prevent the player from generating simulated revenue due to simulated piracy.

Alienware X51 with Ubuntu makes no sense
· β˜• 4 min read · ✍️ Sathya
This morning in my half-woken state, as I was checking Hacker News, I spotted this piece about Alienware launching the X51 with Ubuntu. I initially thought I was dreaming, and woke up immediately and read the piece, and I was left dumbfounded when I read it again to be sure. Kind of dumbfounded at Dell launching an Alienware X51 with Ubuntu Not sure what’s Dell thinking - there aren’t any great native AAA games available, can’t imagine this would make studios to make Linux ports either