Tired: dark mode
Wired: solarized-dark mode

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Steam achievements cause the game to minimize 🤦‍♂️

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I'm playing Titanfall 2 (it was on sale). It actually runs really well

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Installing Origin inside Proton using Steam on Linux feels especially cursed somehow

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We've already played Stardew Valley, Minecraft, and Divinity Original Sin

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I'm looking for a game to play online with someone who's on macOS. Ideally something light/easy to jump in and out of. It seems like a bit of a niche category. Recommendations welcome!

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Here I am again with a new batch of #followfriday

@JF "a C/C++ developer" (he started InfiniTime for the PineTime)

@gamey "I plan to post about foss stuff here and since i just got a Pinephone thats probably what it will mostly be about for now"

@bleakgrey "Developer of Tootle, the Mastodon client for Linux"

@air "Queer gamedev in the UK"

@bull500 "Digital Artist 2D & 3D | Aeronautical Engineer "

Go check them out! As always le me know if you want me to remove you from the toot.

Started a new DnD campaign today :ms_d20: ❤️

Playing some more of Heaven's Vault. It's interesting so far

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extremely normal that the fate of the whole planet rests in the hands of a minority of people who are only passionate about guns and measuring things in body parts

Interesting to see Valve doing a flatpak-based approach for Steam games: gitlab.steamos.cloud/steamrt/s

Hopefully that could make it easier for devs to target Linux as a known platform, but I wonder how it compares to distributing an actual flatpak and what it means for non-Steam distribution of Linux games

2020 caused me to try learning both vim and emacs

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playing some spooooky Left 4 Dead 🎃🙃

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