Mar 302014
 

humble open source bundle
This week the Humble weekly Bundle has the subtitle “Celebrating Open source”, so I must buy and publish it :)
Apart the interesting title this bundle contains 8 nice games.

Each game in this bundle was made featuring some open source tool or library. Pay what you want for the high school-themed fantasy game, Magical Diary, the post-apocalyptic turn-based adventure game, NEO Scavenger (Early Access Game), the baby-throwing puzzle platformer, Offspring Fling!, and the visually stunning sci-fi combat game, Planet Stronghold. If you pay $6 or more, you’ll also get the whimsical 2-D puzzler, Anodyne, the tower defense and RPG hybrid, Defender’s Quest: Valley of the Forgotten, the 3-D action-adventure, Evoland, and the unique, limb-pulling adventure-puzzler, Incredipede.

The Humble Weekly Sale: Celebrating Open Source will only be here for one week. Grab this deal before it ends on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

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Sep 262012
 

Sometimes I find a long and interesting video on youtube or vimeo about Linux events or presentations, documentaries or movies that I’d like to see in a second moment, maybe when I’m offline or from my TV that has an usb port but no wireless. There are dozen of extensions for Firefox and Chrome to do this kind of task, but today I’ve found an interesting program that can download a video from a long list of website and convert that video into another format: xVideoServiceThief

xVideoServiceThief (a.k.a xVST) is an open source tool for downloading your favourite video clips from a lot of video websites (currently supports 93 websites ) and it also provide you the ability to convert each video in themost popular formats: AVI, MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV, MP4, 3GP, MP3 file formats.
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