September 27-30, 2021
Seattle, Washington, USA + Virtual
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Monday, September 27 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
(IN-PERSON) The State of Open Source Games and Open Source Gaming Tools in 2021 - David Graham Brooks, David Graham Brooks

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Linux is a great choice when it comes to use cases in the data center, but how does it stack up as a platform for gaming in 2021? Come and hear about how you can make full use of your downtime at work while your "code is compiling". After all, you deserve a Linux gaming break every now and then! We will talk about the state of open source games and open source software that enables gaming on Linux such as WINE/WINE variants, Drivers (Graphics, Sound etc..) and anything else needed to make your penguin based gaming dreams a reality in 2021. We will wrap up with a look ahead of what the coming year is going to offer for Linux based gamers and ways you can get involved by contributing to these various open source gaming based projects.

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David Brooks

David Graham Brooks
David Brooks is a life long computer enthusiast. He starting building computers at home with his family when he was nine and started to dig into programming at 11 with QBasic in a DOS 6 environment. He first got into Linux with Redhat 6 in 1999 and hasn't looked back since. He has... Read More →

Monday September 27, 2021 11:15am - 12:05pm PDT
Elwha A
  Linux Systems, Linux on the Desktop
  • Experience Level Any
  • Talk Type In-person
  • Presentation Slides Attached Yes