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Chasm RPG Platformer Will Have A Same Day Linux Release

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Chasm is the excellent looking RPG Platformer from Discord Games that will be launching into early access soon, and luckily the Linux release will come too.

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The game was funded using Kickstarter where it hit over $190K, and I seriously cannot wait to see what they did with the money. It looks epic and the early demo was pretty decent too.

The developers teased this on twitter:

Hey Linux!! We're baaaaack. pic.twitter.com/xJ79Obg6Yn

— DISCORD (@DiscordGames) September 7, 2014


We asked about the Linux release:

@gamingonlinux Yep!

— DISCORD (@DiscordGames) September 7, 2014


And then details on the release itself:

@gamingonlinux We'll be launching Early Access via Humble in just a couple weeks, retail probably at year end.

DISCORD (@DiscordGames) September 7, 2014


Official About
Chasm is a procedurally-generated RPG Platformer currently in development for PC (Win, Mac, & Linux) and Playstation 4. Taking equal inspiration from hack 'n slash dungeon crawlers and Metroidvania-style platformers, it will immerse you in a procedurally-generated fantasy world full of exciting treasure, deadly enemies, and abundant secrets.

Features
- Explore six massive procedurally-assembled areas from hand-crafted rooms
- Enjoy challenging retro gameplay and authentic pixel art (384x216 native res.)
- Battle massive bosses and discover new abilities to reach previously inaccessible areas
- Customize your character by equipping armor to your body and weapons, shields, or spells to either hand
- Includes Normal, Arena, Time Trial & Hardcore Modes
- Leaderboards for Hardcore playthroughs featuring quickest time and more
- Windows, Mac, & Linux versions with Gamepad support

Check out the official Chasm website for more information. You can even pre-order right now for $15 and get a key at release, or pay a little more and get early access.

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flesk 8 Sep, 2014
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Looks awesome!
FutureSuture 8 Sep, 2014
This reminds me a ton of Castlevania. I love Castlevania!
coryrj19951 8 Sep, 2014
This looks pretty good, and same day Linux release makes it even better! Going to have to get this one.
sev 8 Sep, 2014
Looks great and it's great that they are providing day1 Lunux support!
sakurazuka 8 Sep, 2014
Nice graphics and castlevania - like gameplay? I'll play this one.
oldrocker99 9 Sep, 2014
Looks terrific, and I am certain that I cannot play for more than about 4 minutes, due to a severe lack of twitch, that kind of skill, before ALT-F4ing and wondering if I should have been that impulsive so as to have bought it...:|
Cheeseness 10 Sep, 2014
Sweet. This is one of the few crowdfunded projects that I backed but haven't had time to keep up to date with. Glad to hear they're on track :)
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