Linked by boldingd on Tue 29th Jan 2013 23:12 UTC
Games It seems to have so far escaped OSNews' notice (if the top few hits for a site-search for 'Steam' is any indication) that Steam for Linux is now in Open Beta; you can get the Linux steam client from steampowered.com. So far, they appear to only be making an Ubuntu .deb available, and the client will require closed-source GPU drivers in order to work.
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RE[6]: Comment by Wafflez
by Soulbender on Thu 31st Jan 2013 04:37 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Wafflez"
Soulbender
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pay quite well in the real world. In addition, creating such assets tend to be really, really time-consuming, much more so than cranking out code, and therefore such just may not be deemed worth the peoples' efforts and time.


True but coding pays pretty well too, probably better in general than creative pursuits.
Besides, a lot of artists release some of their work under public domain or creative commons so there's really no reason these people couldn't contribute to OSS games in the same way.

Maybe it's just a lack of communication or effort from the coding camp to actually get creative people onboard.

Edited 2013-01-31 04:38 UTC

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