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Sometimes when you ask if a game is coming to Linux it's a no, others say it's planned and when it's Buoyancy the developer just puts up a build soon after asking.

Yep, that's what happened here. After asking about Linux support on Steam, developer replied to say "yes". When asking if they knew when, they went ahead and uploaded a build. If only it was always that easy…

If you've not seen it before, here's their most recent trailer:

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It certainly seems quite unique. A city-builder where your city travels around, one you need to defend against pirates and avoid nasty weather. There's no Beta to opt into, you just buy it and let the developer know how it runs in this linked Steam forum topic.

You can find Buoyancy on Steam where it's currently rated "Very Positive" from users. Some of the reviews make it actually sound genuinely good too.

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4 comments

Para-Gliding Sep 16, 2019
Waterworld sim XD ... where is Kevin Cosner with his gills?
dpanter Sep 16, 2019
Game looks interesting... but what the frack is up with the quality on that Youtube video? That's the worst looking 1080p I've seen in years.
mylka Sep 16, 2019
QuoteI don't have a Linux machine right now to test but its supposed to "just work".
https://steamcommunity.com/app/1012610/discussions/0/1628537372817242296/

i know developers, who dont agree


can you do an interview with this developer about porting a game to linux and mac....
sounds kinda ID with DOOM
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