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1993 Space Machine a game that was originally supposed to be on Amiga, but never released is out for other platforms. The developer has confirmed it's on its way to Linux.

It doesn't just look retro, it really is retro. The game was built in 1993 and has been released in 2016. Now this right here is a proper classic game.

About the Linux version (they have enough testers now, source):
QuoteHi Cybolic, I'm one of the devs of 1993. I'm actually in the process of making a linux build and I just played some on Ubuntu so we're not far from finishing it. However, we would like for someone to test that build and make sure the game does not present any nasty bugs on linux. Please let me know if you'd be interested, it would of course mean that you get a free copy of the game. This goes for you too Amarok, being you two are the first to show interest in a linux build


The story (From the official site)
Once upon a time, 1993 to be exact, four teens from Sweden was developing their own side-scrolling shooter for the Commodore Amiga. Everything was great, the game was almost done, a publisher was secured and there was previews of the game in magazines made out of paper. The sun smiled at the group of four, until one day, a day when everything was caught up in teenage drama and the team was split up. This also meant the end of the game. It was boxed up, and placed in the back of some place where they stored stuff. Wish it was somewhere cool, but it wasn't.

Now, 22 years later, one of the members from the original four was going through things he should probably throw away if he's girlfriend had anything to say about it. He then found the 3,5 floppy that the game was saved on and decided to fire up his old computer and see if it still worked. And much like the 14 year, or however, old hamburger that was found by someone somewhere and was still edible, the game was exactly as yummy as it was in 1993.

I'm going to have to give this one a go!

Thanks for sending it in Cybolic. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Retro, Steam, Upcoming
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4 comments

Cybolic Mar 31, 2016
I can also verify that it's actually fun! Look out for this one :D
STiAT Apr 1, 2016
I like the 1st April Joke. Gaming on Windows 10. Very funny :D


Last edited by STiAT on 1 April 2016 at 12:17 am UTC
jordicoma Apr 1, 2016
Quoting: STiATI like the 1st April Joke. Gaming on Windows 10. Very funny :D

Well, I have a windows 10 partition, that I run less than twice a month, and last month creashed two times with BSOD.
And some months ago it installed a big update and I couldn't boot it up, I had trouble for repairing it.
I don't know how anyone can say that is better than linux on gaming.

At least linux, if it crashes, it's my fault for something that I made, and can be resolved without formatting.

So, the "Gaming on Windows 10", for me it's a bad joke that it's not funny.

(I only have the partition, because I like to try different OS, and it's almost empty partition)

Hope that game from this article is not a joke, it could not be bad.
Liam Dawe Apr 1, 2016
This article is not an April fools, check the date and source links.
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