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Escape Goat 2 Sees Decent Linux Sales After The First Week

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=noP05BzeLkE
Some good news for you all, Escape Goat 2 easily one of my favourite puzzle-platformers around has seen decent sales on Linux since release! This follows the same pattern for Ku: Shroud of the Morrigan seeing good sales.

Escape Goat 2 First Week - Steam
82.4% Windows
11.8% Mac
5.8% Linux

The developer Ian had this to say:
Ian Stocker. MagicalTimeBeanIt's a small percentage but in the long run, will be worth a decent chunk of cash. It was definitely worth it to port, because in MonoGame, we get the Mac and Linux versions together with the same port.


You can see my little review of Escape Goat 2 here. It's really slick, go get it and support Linux.

I will be checking in with Ian at the end of April to see how sales levelled out, so keep an eye out for it.

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Orkultus 31 March 2014 at 2:40 pm UTC
I like hearing about "Worth it" ports. Always good news.
adolson 31 March 2014 at 3:03 pm UTC
5.8% of what? These figures are fairly meaningless. Maybe they sold only 1000 copies total - 58 Linux sales isn't much to brag about.

I like the games though, so I hope it's much higher than that. Either way, I'm glad they feel it's worth it.
Qantourisc 31 March 2014 at 3:58 pm UTC
Anyone can tell me what the game is like ? Videos and gameplay are 2 different things I noticed lately.
adolson 31 March 2014 at 4:09 pm UTC
QantouriscAnyone can tell me what the game is like ? Videos and gameplay are 2 different things I noticed lately.
It's a puzzle-platformer. You play as the goat and you get a mouse buddy you can throw onto a wall or floor and it'll crawl along and can reach places you can get to, can hit switches you can't reach, etc.
The goal is to get the key and reach the exit for each level... Simple enough, but it can be tough at times to figure out what to do.

I think the videos are accurate enough for this game, if you watch gameplay rather than a trailer that's been cut together. Liam posted a commentaryless video, but if you want another vid to see with commentary, check out GiantBomb's video here.

Better yet, just try it yourself in a browser: http://www.playescapegoat.com/
Just note that Escape Goat 2 looks much nicer on the eyes, and you can play with a gamepad.
Tony 31 March 2014 at 6:58 pm UTC
Already in my wishlist, but I'm hold on until next sale))
barlas 1 April 2014 at 10:29 am UTC
I got a 20% off voucher from steam for Escape Goat 2, I don't plan to buy the game anytime soon, so if someone here wants it, they can get it.
psychoticmeow 1 April 2014 at 3:13 pm UTC
I've also got a 20% off voucher for Steam (they are not stackable), available for whoever wants it.
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