You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page.

What do you get when you mix together an adventure game, with survival and boat building? Make Sail [Steam, Official Site] is what you get and it's releasing in Early Access at the end of March.

Specifically, it seems either March 30th or 31st. It's a tiny bit confusing, since the announcements all mention the 30th, but Steam directly says the 31st. Either way, we will know soon enough.

Don't remember it? Here's a reminder:

YouTube Thumbnail
YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Accept Cookies & Show   Direct Link

It's another success story for the crowdfunding site Fig, where Make Sail gained almost $59K in funding, with Fig providing $32K of that.

About the game:

You begin Make Sail with just enough pieces to hobble to the next island.  On the way you'll find pieces to make your ship, bigger, faster stronger, prettier, stranger, wilder: more yours.

Every island lets you redesign and rebuild.  Gauge the seas around you to build a proper vessel.  There are beasts you'll need to be faster than.  Narrows you'll need to be narrower than.  Heights to reach and cargo to carry.

We've reached out for review keys, so hopefully we can demo it on a livestream (Twitch channel here) and get some thoughts up here directly too.

Ps. It seems the developer is building some of the game on Linux too, which is awesome!

Article taken from
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG and Humble Store. See more here.
About the author -
author picture
I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
Page: 1/2»
  Go to:

Linuxpunk 20 Mar, 2018
This game really got me exited. There's a somewhat similar game, The Last Levitathan, but Make Sail seems more concentrated in exploration and expanding your ship.

Sure buy the moment it hits Steam.
Erzfeind 20 Mar, 2018
Definetely a day one buy! Looks awesome. Does anyone know what the price will be?
Liam Dawe 20 Mar, 2018
Update: Developer has kindly provided us keys :)
Lakorta 20 Mar, 2018
Bet that 30th/31st is due to time zones.
tuubi 20 Mar, 2018
View PC info
  • Supporter Plus
I'm eager to find out what makes it an adventure. Everything points to the game being more of a sandbox. It looks fun, but I usually need some sort of a story and/or goals to keep me interested.
razing32 20 Mar, 2018
Seems this one might be a good one to relax to while cruising the waves.
rustybroomhandle 20 Mar, 2018
I am reminded so much of "Cargo! The Quest for Gravity" ... I wish that could get a belated Linux port. I think it's a Source game, so how hard could it be? :)
Xpander 20 Mar, 2018
wishlisted. reminds me a lot of Worlds Adrift, where you build flying ships

Last edited by Xpander on 20 March 2018 at 3:58 pm UTC
MeanOldBoomer 20 Mar, 2018
Yeah that looks great. Added to my wishlist :)
Coolit 20 Mar, 2018
Love the art direction, very nice :)
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on:

Patreon, Liberapay or PayPal Donation.

This ensures all of our main content remains totally free for everyone with no article paywalls. We also don't have tons of adverts, there's also no tracking and we respect your privacy. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!
The comments on this article are closed.