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Dust: An Elysian Tail released for Linux a few years ago and now GOG finally have the Linux version available too.

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You could already get the DRM free version from Humble Store, but I know a lot of you love GOG and like to keep your game library in one place as much as possible.

The version from GOG thankfully includes a 64bit too, so no hunting down 32bit libs to install.

I still find it a little odd loading up a game and seeing a "Microsoft Studios" splash screen on Linux, a little amusing, but it's nice to know that Microsoft don't get in the way of ports for games they originally published. I tested out the GOG build and encountered no issues, truthfully I've never actually played Dust: An Elysian Tail before GOG themselves sent me a copy and wow, what a beautiful game!

The character design is amazing, I think Fidget might be the cutest character I've ever seen in a video game paired up with the great voice acting. The music is beautiful and I think I might be a little hooked. If you've also not checked it out before, be sure you do, like right now.

About the game
QuoteImmerse yourself in a gorgeous hand-painted world on a search for your true identity. As the mysterious warrior, Dust, your action-packed journey will take you from peaceful glades to snowy mountaintops and beyond. At your disposal is the mythical Blade of Ahrah, capable of turning its wielder into an unstoppable force of nature, and the blade's diminutive guardian, Fidget. Battle dozens of enemies at once with an easy-to-learn, difficult-to-master combat system, take on a variety of quests from friendly villagers, discover ancient secrets and powerful upgrades hidden throughout the massive, open world, and uncover the story of an ancient civilization on the brink of extinction as you fight to uncover your own past.
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scaine 28 Aug, 2017
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Quoting: elbuglioneStop GOG support, they are NOT Linux friendly.

On they words, Linux is "not a priority"

Looks like GOG Galaxy won't come to Linux any time soon, as it's "not a priority"

I told you...
So, this isn't the first time you've posted about this - you're about as hostile towards GOG as you claim they are towards Linux.

So, just to get this straight... you'd rather that they didn't sell Linux games at all? You'd rather than there was one less store in the world selling Linux titles?

And if so, what does that accomplish? Or more directly, how does GOG being picky about the games they sell and the technologies they support actually hurt Linux?

Sure, I don't buy from them because Steam is more convenience, but it's awesome that they sell Linux games, in my opinion. I'd prefer that they supported every game, but I realise it's not possible. And I'd love it if they brought Galaxy out, but that's a business decision and it's great that they still sell Linux titles.

Where's all the hate coming from?
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