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Unavowed from Wadjet Eye Games arrives on Linux

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Wadjet Eye Games seem to be on a roll lately for Linux support. First we saw upgrades and new ports of The Blackwell Bundle, then Gemini Rue and now we have Unavowed. A good time to be a point and click adventure game fan.

"A demon possessed you one year ago. Since that day, you unwillingly tore a trail of bloodshed through New York City. Your salvation comes in the form of the Unavowed – an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil.

You are free, but your world is in tatters. You have no home, no friends, and are wanted by the police. Your old life is gone, but perhaps you can start a new one. Join the ranks of the Unavowed, and fight against the oncoming darkness."

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With the latest update, it brings with it a game engine upgrade (Adventure Game Studio) and these improvements:

-Fixed vent glitch in storage unit room.
-Added new tracking system of player party choices.
-Loading older saves will patch them and grant the achievements properly.
-Fixed OPEN GL RENDERER issue with tinting and transparencies.

Game Features:

  • Choose a male or female protagonist
  • Three playable origin stories
  • Branching storyline
  • A total of four companion characters to choose from, each with their own talents and abilities.
  • Twice the resolution of a typical Wadjet Eye Game!
  • All the usual guff – voice acting, commentary, original music, etc

Available on Humble Store and Steam. GOG does not yet have the Linux version.

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Eike 28 Jan
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Dreams are coming true.
I've heard this considered to be among the best point and click adventures.
Let's find out why.

Last edited by Eike on 28 January 2022 at 10:45 am UTC
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50% off on Steam too, nice!
whizse 28 Jan
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Oh nice! I've played most of the Wadjet titles, but not this one!
CatKiller 28 Jan
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Fingers crossed they're going to do all of them. Resonance has a Linux version on GOG, I think, but not on Steam because GOG packaged it themselves back in the day.
Cyril 28 Jan
Speaking of the wolf...
Eike 28 Jan
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Quoting: CatKillerFingers crossed they're going to do all of them.

Seems they're going for it!
CatKiller 28 Jan
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Quoting: EikeSeems they're going for it!
Well they got Steam sales for these ones from me even though I'd bought the GOG versions before, so they'll get at least one more Steam sale of the others that they do as well.
flesk 31 Jan
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Great to see them giving their back catalogue some Linux love. I bought this in addition to Blackwell Epiphany just before the weekend, thanks to the new ports, and I enjoyed playing through Epiphany a lot. I realize this one isn't really my cup of tea, after playing about an hour of it, since I don't care much for choices in adventure games, but I'm enjoying it so far, nevertheless.
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