Shayon Pal

Linux Game Review: HedgeWars

Hedgewars is multiplatform, a free turn-based blast-em-up in the vein of Worms. It features a wide range of weapons, multiple maps, and excellent graphics and audio. Offers single player, multiplayer, and (in theory) multiplayer over the internet modes.

Linux Game Review: Battle of Wesnoth

The Battle for Wesnoth is a game that every strategy fan should play at least once. Though it is turn based, its heavy emphasis on combat keeps the game moving and avoids the boring lulls that other turn-based games are susceptible to. It also boasts a unique set of mechanics that allow for a much broader range of conflicts, far beyond the typical “kill everyone” or “survive for X minutes”– objectives that are common to most strategy games.

Usher in a New Era of Web with HTML 5

Google Wave, Opera Unite, Firefox 3.5 and then Gazelle, everyone seems to be racing to dominate the Web. What empowers them all the more are the latest specs of HTML 5.

Will Social Media Junkies Flock Together with v2.5?

While a Web browser developed specifically to satisfy your social networking needs does sound exciting, will Flock 2.5, the latest browser developed with Firefox’s engine at the core, be able to make the cut? Let’s dive in and check how deep the water might be!

PCLinuxOS 2009: Still Radically Simple

…but is that enough? PCLinuxOS 2009.1 has finally been released after a wait of almost two years. We take a look at how the new version of this former Distrowatch topper fares.

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