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Dark sci-fi platformer 'Orphan' looks awesome, still heading to Linux

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Orphan, a dark sci-fi platformer about a young boy who may be the last survivor after an alien invasion is still coming to Linux.

After being greenlit by Valve during the days of Steam Greenlight, it also had a successful Kickstarter. I wrote about it rather briefly years ago and completely forgot about it. The developer sent a key to our Steam Curator, so I reached to find out what's happening. Here's what they said:

It's coming. I don't have a date yet but I've got this crazy idea that maybe in 2 or 3 weeks it'll be done. :) But yeah, definitely. Actually a lot of Linux supporters backed it on Kickstarter and so Linux has been goal #2 from the start. This week I'm trying to get the game 100% bug-free and then that's the next priority. I'll keep you guys posted. Just keep the key on stand-by if you want until it's ready, but I wanted you guys to have the opportunity to see it beforehand if you had a PC.

Have a look at their trailer and see if it interests you:

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While the style seems quite like LIMBO, the actual gameplay does seem quite different. I love the setting and the atmosphere seems great!

You can follow it on GOG and Steam.

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bingus 2 November 2018 at 10:26 am UTC
I got it thru Kickstarter as well. I've only played a few mins, but have enjoyed it so far. Its a bit like Limbo with an inventory. The 360 controller doesn't seem work with SteamPlay though, so hopefully that gets fixed up for the Linux version.
dpanter 2 November 2018 at 10:45 am UTC
Oh damn, ultrawide trailer? NICE!
Way overdue for uw to become standard. ;)

(Game looks hella sweet too!)
F.Ultra 2 November 2018 at 6:53 pm UTC
Looks a bit like Limbo/Inside with action elements. Quite interesting.
no_information_here 2 November 2018 at 8:57 pm UTC
Damn. That trailer was great.
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