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PULSAR: Lost Colony gets upgrades for Linux and Steam Deck

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The co-op spaceship crew simulator PULSAR: Lost Colony got a nice little update recently, with some of the focus being on the Linux version and being ready for the Steam Deck. It's clearly all hands on Deck.

Along with fixing a bunch of bugs, the update released on February 15 swapped out their voice chat system to use Photon Voice as a backend. This will offer better direct compatibility for Linux (they have a Native build), and they say it should also "decrease the latency in certain situations".

For gamepad players, they've switched to Steam Input, giving more control and it adds the ability to actually show controller buttons. Another tweak done was to better scale parts of the UI like the TAB menu, so it should be bigger and more usable now.

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Floyd Feb 17, 2022
Ah yes, the game I tried getting my friends to play but everyone else thought it looked boring.
I remember a lot of audio glitches in the Linux version, so good to see them cleaning the version up for the Deck.
anewson Feb 18, 2022
Liam: Hey did you hear what I said? I said all hands on deck
me: ...
Liam: ...
me: ...
Liam: Because of the steam deck.
justsomejosh Feb 24, 2022
Quoting: ComfyRiceAh yes, the game I tried getting my friends to play but everyone else thought it looked boring.

my same experience

its a fun game but nobody wants to play it with me :(
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