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    Thread: Ubuntu Software Center now selling games !
Post: Ubuntu Software Center now selling games !

Hey Guys ! You are probably aware of this already, but since Ubuntu 10.10, the Ubuntu Software Center sells some pieces of software. At the moment there are only 3 games (World of Goo, a MMORPG and a...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 6 10,243 12-14-2010, 04:13 PM
    Thread: If you have libjack installed & if the server doesn't run...
Post: RE: If you have libjack installed & if the server ...

Well, I don't really know what happened. It's not related it seems actually. Indeed, when forcing the remove of jack, amnesia worked again. But it broke my system because libjack is required by man...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 3 5,578 10-08-2010, 09:37 AM
    Thread: If you have libjack installed & if the server doesn't run...
Post: If you have libjack installed & if the server does...

Hi everyone ! I just noticed something : when installing a zynaddsubfx fork via the software center (or whatever it's named) called yoshimi, the jack audio server was automatically installed. Then I...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 3 5,578 10-08-2010, 08:22 AM
    Thread: 2010-10 Monday 4th, Amnesia: The Dark Descent for Mac & Linux updated to 1.0.1
Post: RE: 2010-10 Monday 4th, Amnesia: The Dark Descent ...

Thanks a lot !
torturedutopian News - Announcements 2 18,734 10-05-2010, 11:27 AM
    Thread: Unplayable framerate
Post: RE: Unplayable framerate

Actually Beryl is a former Compiz fork, merged back under the name Compiz Fusion. Now it's just Compiz and it's the most common compositing window manager used under GNOME. :-) Jens obviously meant "...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 18 21,154 09-30-2010, 12:05 PM
    Thread: Unplayable framerate
Post: RE: Unplayable framerate

Ah, my friend finally managed to play it properly and is very happy :-) I don't know why, he didn't have access to the 640x480 resolution and the game was too slow above it. (also, he uses twinview) ...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 18 21,154 09-30-2010, 11:40 AM
    Thread: Unplayable framerate
Post: RE: Unplayable framerate

Hi ! A friend of mine I offered Amnesia to has the same issue ; his setup is the following : - Ubuntu 10.4 - Geforce AGP 6200 256 Mo - P4 Hyper Threading 3Ghz - 2GB Ram He tells me he gets 2 frames ...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 18 21,154 09-16-2010, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Crash when loading saved game and new maps
Post: RE: Crash when loading saved game and new maps

Here, Ubuntu 10.04 AMD64 + Nvidia 9800M GTX + 195.36.24 drivers. It turned out Amnesia frequently crashes when loading a savegame (for instance, when choosing the first option - resume game - in the m...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 7 8,118 09-15-2010, 10:44 PM
    Thread: 2010-09 Wednesday 8th, Survival horror "Amnesia: The Dark Descent" is Released!
Post: RE: 2010-09 Wednesday 8th, Survival horror "Amnesi...

When you think about it, it's crazy ; there's an increasing market of people willing to pay 60€ for industrial and uninspired games while a (not so) tiny team of craftsmen making outstanding games at ...
torturedutopian News - Announcements 21 57,690 09-13-2010, 03:12 PM
    Thread: LinuxMint : sound issue with badly supported audio chipset
Post: RE: LinuxMint : sound issue with badly supported a...

Well, actually I'm using the new LMDE = Linux Mint Debian Edition that is based on Debian Testing (not Ubuntu). There is no backports modules unfortunately :)
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 3 6,276 09-10-2010, 01:05 PM
    Thread: LinuxMint : sound issue with badly supported audio chipset
Post: LinuxMint : sound issue with badly supported audio...

Hi ! I've just switched from Ubuntu Lucid to Linux Mint. I wanted to try this promising debian based rolling-release distro. However, my audio chipset needed the ubuntu "alsa backports" package in o...
torturedutopian Linux - ATDD 3 6,276 09-10-2010, 12:36 PM
    Thread: Amnesia: The Dark Descent is out now!
Post: RE: Amnesia: The Dark Descent is out now!

Oh gees, it was my fault. I entered the SKxxxxxx code instead of the STxxxxxx order number. Ahah, sorry :-) Edit : download is pretty fast here (linux build, from France)
torturedutopian General Discussion 43 34,952 09-08-2010, 09:24 AM
    Thread: Amnesia: The Dark Descent is out now!
Post: RE: Amnesia: The Dark Descent is out now!

Hi ! Well, I have a problem :-) When logging in (to the shelf), I get the following error message "MySQL - Could not select ORDERS_ZONG" I triple checked the serial and email address : they are de...
torturedutopian General Discussion 43 34,952 09-08-2010, 09:20 AM
    Thread: How much darkness triggers sanity loss?
Post: RE: How much darkness triggers sanity loss?

What I understood from reading the manual is that sanity can be recovered when some puzzles are solved. As long as the player doesn't manage to do so, his sanity will get worse and worse, which makes ...
torturedutopian General Discussion 6 5,075 09-06-2010, 03:17 PM
    Thread: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback needed for final release.
Post: RE: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback ne...

One can install this openal version (works with ubuntu) for work around this problem (you have to disable the openal provided with the game) : http://ftp.debian.org/pool/main/o/openal...1_i386.deb or...
torturedutopian Linux - Penumbra 52 52,088 01-22-2010, 05:20 PM
    Thread: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback needed for final release.
Post: RE: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback ne...

Hmm, actually, just disabling openal and using the "native" one (from the distro) doesn't work. It worked because I used some ppa with some openal/alsa/pulse... updates. Anyway, with penumbra I can u...
torturedutopian Linux - Penumbra 52 52,088 01-22-2010, 10:16 AM
    Thread: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback needed for final release.
Post: RE: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback ne...

Hmm, I just figured out that Sacred Gold was also affected by the same issue in Ubuntu 9.10. I have to disable the "libopenal" supplied with the game to force using the one build into Ubuntu, otherwis...
torturedutopian Linux - Penumbra 52 52,088 01-01-2010, 06:50 PM
    Thread: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback needed for final release.
Post: RE: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback ne...

Thanks for replying. Well, I have no clue. Maybe the guy from Icculus could give you a piece of advice about that ? I wonder to what extent it is a good idea to statically link important libs. Couldn...
torturedutopian Linux - Penumbra 52 52,088 12-18-2009, 08:43 AM
    Thread: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback needed for final release.
Post: RE: New Patch is HERE (August 30th!!) Feedback ne...

Hi ! Also using Ubuntu 9.10 AMD 64 & Penumbra collection. I found a workaround : - install pulseaudio-utils that contain "padsp" (oss -> pulseaudio wrapper) - edit the Penumbra shortcuts an...
torturedutopian Linux - Penumbra 52 52,088 12-17-2009, 04:39 PM