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A reminder of some recent Linux game releases - October 2020 edition

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Despite this feeling like the longest year ever, time continues moving on and there's been a number of great games released with Linux support in the last few months.

It's time to slow down a bit, and take a look at what developers have been bringing their games over to Linux officially because it's easy to get swallowed up in a sea of news. This will also serve as a nice starting point for anyone out for a new Linux game right now. Since this is a reminder listicle, we will link to previous articles.

Here's just a small slice of what's worth looking at that's available now:

  • Gravity Ace - John Watson
    • Genre: Arcade Action, Released: 22nd October (early access)

  • Unspottable - GrosChevaux
    • Genre: Party Game, Released: 22nd October

  • Ziggurat 2 - Milkstone Studios
    • Genre: First-person shooter rogue-lite, Released: 22nd October (early access)

  • Disc Room - Terri, Dose, Kitty, JW
    • Genre: Top-down Action, Released: 22nd October

  • GONNER2 - Art in Heart
    • Genre: Action Platformer, Released: 22nd October

  • Tenderfoot Tactics - Ice Water Games
    • Genre: Open-world tactics RPG, Released: 21st October

  • ScourgeBringer - Flying Oak Games
    • Genre: Action-platformer Rogue-lite, Released: 21st October

  • Vaporum: Lockdown - Fatbot Games
    • Genre: First-person Dungeon Crawler, Released: 16th October

  • Space Crew - Runner Duck
    • Genre: Real-time strategy, Released: 15th October

  • Petal Crash - Friend & Fairy
    • Genre: Arcade Match Puzzler, Released: 12th October

  • Frick, Inc. - Kenney
    • Genre: Puzzle, Released: 10th October

  • art of rally - Funselektor Labs
    • Genre: Racing, Released: 23rd September

  • Breakpoint - Studio Aesthesia
    • Genre: Arcade Action, Released: 23rd September

  • Unrailed! - Indoor Astronaut
    • Genre: Co-op building action, Released: 23rd September

  • Blasphemous - The Game Kitchen
    • Genre: Action Platformer, Released: 21st September

  • Songs of Syx - Gamatron AB
    • Genre: Strategy City-Builder, Released: 21st September (early access)

  • Desperados III - Mimimi Games
    • Genre: Real Time Tactics, Released: 2nd September

  • Crusader Kings III - Paradox Development Studio
    • Genre: Grand Strategy, Released: 1st September

That's a really great list! In such a short amount of time we had a sudden surge of varied, and high quality Linux game releases. Have you found a new favourite over the last few months? Do let us know in the comments.

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Liam Dawe 27 Oct
Added Petal Crash because it was a genuine delight and deserved to be in.
NeoTheFox 27 Oct
Quoting: whizse
Quoting: NeoTheFoxAll rendering problems of Amnesia is solved by patch 1.0.4 for me on Mesa/AMD already. I also had to put this into the command:
MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=4.2COMPAT %command%
With this, it works without any issues, and I think I'm either halfway through or near the end right now.
No patch or update on GOG yet I'm sorry to say.

Do let us know if you're able to complete the game. My biggest fear* is a game breaking bug at the end of the game, fixed by a patch that breaks all previous saves.

* also spiders.

I just finished the game, and I haven't encountered any bugs on the way, so jump in if you so please!
whizse 27 Oct
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Quoting: NeoTheFoxI just finished the game, and I haven't encountered any bugs on the way, so jump in if you so please!
Most excellent news. Thank you!
Liam Dawe 31 Oct
Have bumped Amnesia: Rebirth into the main list since it's fixed up.
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