[GLLUG] November Meetup?
cheese at cheesetalks.net
Thu Nov 1 22:57:43 UTC 2018
Hi hi! Would be happy for a catch up while I'm around if a meeting
I live in Australia and did some talks in Ottawa when I was travelling
there. It's been a while, but that was a really nice LUG with some
really nice people :)
On Thu, 2018-11-01 at 14:39 +0000, Alistair Mann via GLLUG wrote:
> My archives suggest GLLUG has not had a meetup since mid-2016. I
> to think folk might all be on a discord server without me knowing and
> real life meet-ups are no longer necessary!
> Cheese - I was a games dev in the late 80s/early 90s:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvjlzntgIEE, and I've been all Linux
> since the mid 90s: I'd love to meet up even in the absence of wider
> interest here - Ottawa is a travel plan as I've relations there.
> Alistair Mann
> t: 07899 846 648
> w: www.pectw.net
> On 31/10/2018 14:34, Cheeseness via GLLUG wrote:
> > Hi!
> > My name is Cheese and I'm a Linux based game developer/Linux porter
> > from Australia. I am travelling to London on the 6th and will be
> > around
> > for a week or so.
> > I enjoy discovering new LUGs/communities, and would love to have
> > the
> > opportunity to get to know my fellow Linux users on the other side
> > of
> > the world. I don't know how frequently you meet, or whether you
> > have
> > talks at meetings, but if that's something of interest, I would be
> > happy to give a talk on my experiences with making games on/porting
> > games to Linux.
> > In my game related career, I have:
> > * Worked on existing F/OSS games like Neverball
> > * Released my own games as F/OSS FLAT
> > * Contracted on proprietary games like Hand of Fate 2 and The
> > Away
> > Team
> > * Ported classic games like Day of the Tentacle Remastered and
> > Full
> > Throttle Remastered to Linux
> > Currently I am focused on developing my own text adventure/first
> > person
> > hybrid game called In the Snowy Winter's Wake, and an engine
> > for
> > creating similar experiences.
> > So far as my talk history goes, in addition to running and
> > regularly
> > speaking at my local LUG since 2008, I've also given talks at
> > the
> > Ottawa Canada LUG, have spoken at linux.conf.au.
> > Apologies for the short notice. I had planned to try to reach out
> > sooner, but 2018 has been a very full year for me.
> > Cheese
> >  http://neverball.org
> >  http://flat.jbushproductions.com/
> >  https://store.steampowered.com/app/456670/Hand_of_Fate_2/
> >  http://awayteam.space/
> >  http://cheesetalks.net/porting_dott.php
> >  http://fullthrottle.doublefine.com/
> >  http://winterswake.com/ http://icicle-engine.org/
> >  https://taslug.org.au/
> >  https://wiki.linux-ottawa.org/doku.php?id=history:meeting:26
> >  https://wiki.linux-ottawa.org/doku.php?id=history:meeting:40
> >  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8kfva6G0c4
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