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Distrust, inspired by John Carpenter's "The Thing" could see Linux support

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Okay, this looks and sounds pretty great. Distrust [Steam, Official Site], a game inspired by John Carpenter's "The Thing" could see Linux support.

Here's a little gameplay:

The game is on Steam, with the usual Linux forum post asking about Linux support. The developer isn't opposed to it, but they likely need to see more interest.

About the game:

Inspired by John Carpenter's "The Thing".

A helicopter crash left a group of explorers stranded near an Arctic base. As they try to find a way back, all they are doing is sinking deeper into a nightmare scenario. When they sleep, they attract a terrifying force that sucks the life out of their bodies, but the longer they battle exhaustion and stay awake, the less likely they are to survive...

As the survivors try to sleep just enough to stave off fatigue without dying, they slowly go mad and eventually reach the point where they can no longer trust their senses. In time, they can't even tell the difference between reality and a hallucination.

I suggest, if you would buy a copy, to post in the Steam forum thread to show your support of a Linux version. As always, don't post if you wouldn't actually want to play it.

Personally, I love the style and idea behind it. I'm very curious about how it plays, so I want to see it on Linux!

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PublicNuisance 5 September 2017 at 1:24 pm UTC
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I could have sworn I had asked them about a Linux version before and gotten told no but I could easily be mistaken and am glad to be wrong. They already sent me a Steam key (not sure why, think I subscrimbed to theri email updates or something) so bring on the Linux version !
razing32 5 September 2017 at 9:39 pm UTC
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Dude , I brought this up to you less than a week ago.
You said :
"Considering their wording, it's not worth posting.
On 29/08/17"

Did something that radical change ??
DaiKaiser93 6 September 2017 at 1:58 am UTC
Hope they release a DRM-Free version if they do release it for Linux
nll_a 6 September 2017 at 2:35 am UTC
Wow, looks seriously awesome! Will deffinitely buy it when it's released here in Penguin Land!
liamdawe 6 September 2017 at 11:17 am UTC
razing32Dude , I brought this up to you less than a week ago.
You said :
"Considering their wording, it's not worth posting.
On 29/08/17"

Did something that radical change ??
Don't take it personally, sometimes I change my mind.
razing32 6 September 2017 at 12:46 pm UTC
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liamdawe
razing32Dude , I brought this up to you less than a week ago.
You said :
"Considering their wording, it's not worth posting.
On 29/08/17"

Did something that radical change ??
Don't take it personally, sometimes I change my mind.

Not at all
I was just surprised.
Thought the dev flip-floped on their linux stance.
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