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Owlboy, the very popular 2D adventure game is seeking Linux testers

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Heads up action and adventure fans, as Owlboy [Official Site] is coming to Linux soon using FNA and they require some testers. This is only a quick post so you can get involved, as a more in-depth post will be done after release.

See this Steam post for how to get involved.

Exciting, as the game is downright gorgeous. I've sent off a request, so hopefully I can actually get some proper thoughts written down on it.
Update: They sent me a key.

What is it?
Owlboy is a 'hi-bit' adventure game, where you can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds! Pick up your friends, and bring them with you as you explore the open skies. Overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era.

- A love letter to pixel art for a new audience, Owlboy is a story-driven action adventure, with a unique mix of flight and platforming.
- Carry anything. Recruit Otus’s friends as gunners to fight for you, each with unique abilities and stories.
- Large dungeons with big and challenging boss battles.
- An adventure 9 years in the making. Article taken from
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km3k 17 Jan, 2017
Thanks for the info. I sent them a request.
Liam Dawe 17 Jan, 2017
Update: They sent me a key.
Dorthu 17 Jan, 2017
Awesome, that feels like a fast turnaround! Put in a request.
Linas 17 Jan, 2017
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I am really looking forward to this one. Great news!
flesk 17 Jan, 2017
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Can't wait! :)
psymin 17 Jan, 2017
QuoteThanks for getting in touch and for wanting to help us test Owlboy! We've currently reached the amount of testers we've been looking for, but we will get back to you once we need further testing.
aldy 18 Jan, 2017
I got a beta key. I played around 6 hours and I didn't see any bug.
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