Sonic Frontiers Modding Video Tutorial is Up!

Sonic Frontiers Modding Video Tutorial is Up!
Some folks wanted a video tutorial going over how to get Hedge Mod Manager running on Deck, so here you go. Text version: Get STL: git clone https://github.com/sonic2kk/steamtinkerlaunch.git cd steamtinkerlaunch ./steamtinkerlaunch (updates to latest git and installs all dependencies needed) ./steamtinkerlaunch compat add (adds STL to Steam) Restart Steam and force Frontiers to use STL. Run the game Go to GLOBAL, configure HMM to use nightly build. Close STL and force Frontiers to use GE-Proton7-41 (or an older build if it doesn’t work for some reason) .
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And Just Like That, Steam Deck Ships to Asian Markets December 17th

And Just Like That, Steam Deck Ships to Asian Markets December 17th
After months of silence, it appears that @OnDeck has finally made an announcement for those of you waiting for your Deck in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. We’re happy to announce that Steam Decks will start shipping in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan on December 17th via Komodo, our official Steam Deck distributor in these regions. Customers in these territories can reserve their Deck via Komodo.
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An Interview with Steam Deck Checker

An Interview with Steam Deck Checker
Steam Deck Checker is a YouTuber that, as the name implies, covers all things Steam Deck, from game reviews, to interviews, to news, to everything in-between. At the time of writing this, he has a little over 2k subscribers. Though most of his content is in German, there are a few videos that he makes in English, such as: how to stream your Xbox to your Deck how to randomize your Deck’s startup video The Entropy Centre review (You should check that last one out, it’s really good.
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Portal with RTX Launches December 8th!

Portal with RTX Launches December 8th!
Portal with RTX was originally scheduled to show up sometime this month. But according to NVIDIA, it’s been pushed back to December 8th. This free DLC brings “full ray tracing” and “DLSS 3 to one of the best video games of all time.” Experience the critically acclaimed and award-winning Portal™ reimagined with ray tracing. Every frame of gameplay is upgraded with stunning full ray tracing, new, hand-crafted hi-res physically based textures, and new, enhanced high-poly models evocative of the originals, all in stunning 4K.
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Heroic Games Launcher Gets Massive 2.5.0 Update, Adds Download Manager, Sideloading of Games, HowLongToBeat, Custom Themes, and Plenty More!

Heroic Games Launcher Gets Massive 2.5.0 Update, Adds Download Manager, Sideloading of Games, HowLongToBeat, Custom Themes, and Plenty More!
Huge congrats to the Heroic team for this, well, heroic release! There’s just so many cool new features, improvements, and bug fixes with the 2.5.0 update, codenamed “Yamato.” The stable update just came out a few hours ago and contains over three months' worth of changes. Here are the highlights: download manager – works similarly to Steam’s download manager; introduced with the first beta sideload games and apps, even if they aren’t in your Epic/GOG library HowLongToBeat – introduced with beta 3 custom themes with CSS, along with two new themes the ability to add Steam games automatically improved game detection from external drives revamped Settings and login UI improved UI performance, better gamepad navigation updates to Legendary and Electron tons of other fixes and improvements See the full patch notes on GitHub
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Steam Deck Client Beta Fixes Lock Screen PIN Reset Process, Fixes Gift Crash

Steam Deck Client Beta Fixes Lock Screen PIN Reset Process, Fixes Gift Crash
Yesterday’s Steam Deck client beta update is all about bug fixes. Fixes for the lock screen PIN, the “show password” toggle, the Switch Pro controller vibration over USB, and more: General: Fixed size of content in Update news dialog when running with Windows text scaling >100% Fixed lock screen PIN reset process to not show PIN entry screen upon Steam Deck restart Fixed crash when touching gift or new inventory item notification Fixed “show password” toggle to show/hide the password.
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NVIDIA Driver 525.60.11 Adds a Fix for GNOME, Supports Dynamic Boost on AMD Laptops

NVIDIA Driver 525.60.11 Adds a Fix for GNOME, Supports Dynamic Boost on AMD Laptops
New driver update for NVIDIA GPUs went out today. Included in this update are the support of Dynamic Boost for notebooks with AMD CPUs, improved performance of PRIME render-offloaded apps, the removal of stutter when moving windows in GNOME, a fix for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, and tons of other changes. Features include: Added support for Dynamic Boost on notebooks with AMD CPUs. Added support for the EGL_MESA_platform_surfaceless extension. Implemented support for over-the-air updates in the Proton and Wine NVIDIANGX build.
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Weekly News Recap (Aggressive Nintendo, Proton Next, Fan Controller Monitor)

Weekly News Recap (Aggressive Nintendo, Proton Next, Fan Controller Monitor)
Steam Deck Monday’s client beta fixes remote play and adds new gyro activation options evidently Crysis 2 and 3 Remastered are working great on Deck if you want to play local or online multiplayer with Nintendo Switch emulation on Linux/Steam Deck, here’s a guide News Ubisoft is bringing more of their catalogue over to Steam Steam Autumn sale is live until Tuesday Nintendo issues DMCA takedowns for Switch game artwork on SteamGridDB Garfield Kart - Furious Racing is free to grab over on Fanatical Hardware I took a look at the Thelio desktop (i5-13600K, RTX 3060) Thelio desktop gets customizable accent getting a customized GameCube controller in the next few days…powered by open-source firmware.
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Wine 7.22 Adds OpenLDAP Support, Fixes Saints Row (2022)

Wine 7.22 Adds OpenLDAP Support, Fixes Saints Row (2022)
Wine 7.22 is now available. Features are as follows: 32-on-64 thunks for both Vulkan and OpenGL OpenLDAP library bundled and built as PE support for the RAW print processor in WinPrint more progress on the long types printf format conversion In addition, 38 bugs were fixed. Both Saints Row (2022) and Gothic II: Night of the Raven should now run. See the full patch notes on WineHQ. Cover image credit: Volition/Deep Silver
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Cemu 2.0-18 Adds AppImage Fixes, Delete Shader Cache Button

Cemu 2.0-18 Adds AppImage Fixes, Delete Shader Cache Button
Cemu 2.0-18 came out yesterday. Notable features with this update include the option to delete shader cache from the context menu, simplified Vulkan “swapchain code,” the dropdown combobox on the Linux version should now work, and fixed resource path for the AppImage. Some other smaller bug fixes landed as well. Image credit: qurious-pixel See the commit history from November 21st onwards for more details. Download the pre-compiled build from GitHub.
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