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Do you have any Linux-specific game development resources?

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Do you mean resources for developing on Linux, or resources for developing games that run on Linux? –  Chris Garrett Jul 16 '10 at 14:31
    
Question is very vague. Ask more precisely what you want :) –  Miro Jul 15 '12 at 11:34

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Blender might be worth checking out, both for asset creation and for the game engine it offers.

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I'm not much of a Linux guy, but these are my recommendations based on research and experience:

Programming

  • Eclipse IDE for code editing and project management.
  • Java.
  • GCC.
  • Python.
  • OpenGL.

Programming Libraries

  • Java2D.
  • SDL.
  • PyGame.
  • Allegro.

Art

  • The Gimp (bitmap).
  • Inkscape (vector graphics).
  • Blender (3D).

Sound

  • Audacity.
  • LMMS (Linux Multimedia Studio).
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Ardour which is a digital audio workstation is worth taking a look at as far as sound goes –  Steve Obbayi Jul 14 '10 at 22:17
    
@Steve Ardour has certainly come a long way since the last time I had a look at it. Not quite what I am after as the MIDI stuff is lacking compared to Apple Logic Studio, but not bad all the same. –  Cromulent Jul 16 '10 at 2:45

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