FLOSS and accurate Mega Drive emulators are not just rare: there is only BlastEm by Michael Pavone.

I'm glad to announce that @gnome Games will include BlastEm after we fixed remaining issues in its Libretro core.

I'll finally be able to play my favorite console with my app. 🥰

GNOME Games now supports Nintendo 3DS games via the Citra Libretro core. :) Touch input and screen layouts are supported just like for DS, though there are no savestates.

It should be available in nightly builds very soon, but for now games can only be added via the Heavy plus sign button, until there's a new shared-mime-info release.

Current mood:
```
commit c4eb3e11d5b9db81dfa143d16326beb2535de598 (HEAD -> 3ds)
Author: Adrien Plazas <kekun.plazas@laposte.net>
Date: Thu Dec 10 20:58:58 2020 +0100

nintendo-3ds: Try to locate the ExeFS

Y U NO FIND EXE F S ლ(ಠ益ಠლ)
```

🎮 libmanette 0.2.6 released! 🎉

It mosly is an in-depth code cleanup, but hey, who doesn't like clean code‽ 😄

download.gnome.org/sources/lib

RetroGTK — the Libretro
frontend framework for GTK
— has a new website: gnome.pages.gitlab.gnome.org/r

Nothing fancy, but at least we have a central point for anything related to the library. 😄

Imagine there existed a cooperative dedicated to bringing GNOME forward, and its members worked full time on polishing the ecosystem.

If the designers and engineers announced their projects, and a communication team kept you posted of progress.

Would you throw money at it? And how would you contribute?

🔄 boosts welcome

Amis montpelliérains je vous présente AlphaNef ! Un café des joueurs qui va ouvrir en plein centre, avec des jeux de société et des bornes, dont une sélection de jeux de rythme pas piquée des hannetons !

Il reste 19 jours pour soutenir le projet sur Ulule : fr.ulule.com/alphanef/

I wonder if I could develop a generic overlay gamepad for Phosh… @purism

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I tried to run Sonic Robo Blast 2 Kart from Flathub on my Librem 5. @purism

@sebsauvage J'aime beaucoup aussi, j'en met toujours une énorme couche sur mes œufs au plat (saupoudré de beaucoup de poivre, évidemment).

@xerz FWIW Flycast runs well even on a Raspberry Pi 4 so it should run well on virtualy any not stupidly old PC, depiste the desktop's overhead. 🙂

⬆️⬇️⬆️⬇️🔫🔫🔫, @GNOME Games gained Dreamcast support! 🎉️ It is powered by the Flycast Libretro core and it supports both the .gdi and .cdi formats. 😄️

You will be able to use it in the next stable version to be released in March 2021.

Librem 5 Laptop Mode

"The Librem 5 can now change from factors easily. Connect it to a powered USB-C dock to enable desktop mode. Or connect it to a laptop dock to turn your phone into a fully working laptop."

puri.sm/posts/librem-5-laptop-

#privacy #freedom #librem5

⚠️ libmanette moved to gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libmane

If you use it, please update your URLs as they will now point to my personal fork that I won't keep up-to-date.

@Torrone Non ça marche qu'avec des mots qui existent. 😗🎶

@thibaultamartin I wish I had time to play with Christian Hergert's Bonsai project, I'm tired of relying on an account on an always-on service on the other side of the globe just because I may at any time want to access the same data on my personal computers. My personal data should always be local and synced on LAN.

blogs.gnome.org/chergert/2020/

I'm tired of Google — or anybody else —owning my calendar data, I'm tired of relying on the internet for mundain tasks.

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