Meet The Team

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Our current Editors are:


Owner of BoilingSteam. A long time Linux user both on desktop on mobile devices such as the Open Pandora. He has been playing games from the earliest 8 bits computers, spending a lot of time on the Amiga before landing on PC and consoles. Now most of his gaming happens on PC, and only on Linux. He enjoys a wide variety of games, while he does have a preference for story driven games and simulations.

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Podiki started with Linux over 15 years ago and now games (and works) exclusively on Linux. His formative games were RTSes and RPGs, and now particularly enjoys roguelikes, card games, indies, RPGs, and action games. Besides game reviews and retrospectives, he also thinks and writes about where our hobby and platform are going. podiki has an undying love for Emacs, where he lives his life.

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Patola started using Linux exclusively in 1998, partly to get over his addiction to games at the time. Who would guess that Linux would become a viable gaming platform? In the 90’s, played all sorts of games, but with the current technology prefers embarking in an experience with deeply immersive games, specially in Virtual Reality.

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Nils has been using games in education for a couple of decades. Likes games where the gameplay mechanics help tell the story – without meaningful interaction one might have a better experience watching a move or reading a book. Linux has been his exclusive gaming OS since 2017.

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Past Editors:

Mark, AKA Cow_killer

Mark has been writing for Boiling Steam until sometimes in 2022. He covered a variety of different topics, including hardware reviews, distro reviews, random opinions, guides, and, of course, game reviews. His favorite genres include fighting games, survival games, and RPGs.

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