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Abandon Ship [Steam, Official Site] looks exciting, a naval exploration game that is styled like an oil painting. Come check out the latest video!

This new video shows of the exploration side of it, with them already showing off various other elements of the gameplay in previous videos. What's really unique, is that area area is inside a picture frame as the blank canvas fog fades away to show what you've explored. Travelling between areas is done by unlocking a gate outside the frame, which does look pretty sweet.

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I love how the weather and the environment will directly affect battles. A stormy sea will batter your ship with waves and a volcano will send flaming rocks in your direction. It sounds like there will be lots to appreciate in the game.

The developer personally told me today that the Linux version is still fully planned after the full release. Good news, as it looks awesome.

Will you pick up a copy when it releases for Linux?

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hardpenguin 4 October 2017 at 11:31 am UTC
QuoteWill you pick up a copy when it releases for Linux?
Hell yes! I love naval games!
g000h 4 October 2017 at 12:32 pm UTC
Some similarities to Windward (a sailing game, also on Linux), but this game looks better and has more content. I'm quite interested in this.

Last edited by g000h at 4 October 2017 at 12:32 pm UTC
Mountain Man 4 October 2017 at 2:58 pm UTC
As a fan of Patrick O'Brian's "Aubrey-Maturin" series of books, any nautical themed game gets my immediate attention, and this one looks quite good. This may be the closest thing we have to a modern remake of "Sid Meier's Pirates!".

Last edited by Mountain Man at 4 October 2017 at 3:01 pm UTC
cRaZy-bisCuiT 4 October 2017 at 3:45 pm UTC
If there won't be any unexpected hiccups, I'll buy this game at release day.
Cyril 4 October 2017 at 4:08 pm UTC
Hope for the release on GOG, i'm voted here ->
14 4 years 5 October 2017 at 1:42 am UTC
Looks pretty neat actually.
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