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Fictorum, an action RPG with destructible environments may come to Linux

Posted by , 11 August 2017 at 12:53 pm UTC / 2832 views
Fictorum [Steam, Official Site] is an action RPG that features destructible environments and it seems it might be coming to Linux.


The developer posted about the game on reddit, so someone asked about a Linux/SteamOS version and the developer responded with:
QuoteNot at release, but we hope to soon
That's interesting, but what's more interesting is that this isn't the first time they've said so, in fact they showed it to be a priority after fixing bugs. Check out their reply on Steam about it from the 4th of August:
QuoteOur first 3 priorities are:
1) Fixing Bugs as we find out about them (I'm sure we've missed some)
2) Mac and Linux Support
3) Mod Support

Here's what the developer says about the game:
QuoteRather than starting out as a hapless farm boy who stumbles into his powers and avoids enemies or entire areas until leveling up, players take on the role of an established wizarding badass, hell-bent on his mission for revenge. Yet challenge is abundant—the wizard must bring down a sprawling empire by himself, besting scores of bandits, cadres of Inquisitors, and hordes of corrupted abominations on his quest for vengeance. The protagonist has access to unlimited magical powers, making the game less about spamming that one spell that works passably well until it becomes upgradable. The experience is more about tailoring your magical arsenal, giving the player a wide range of freedom and the ability to effectively, efficiently, and enthusiastically destroy every obstacle. The randomly-generated world map features locations where every structure (from large buildings to bookshelves to tables to even a lone fork) can be demolished.

Currently, the reviews are a bit of a mixed bag on it. With AI and optimization issues, which will hopefully get ironed out quickly.

Sounds pretty interesting, but what do you think? Personally, I think we could use some fun RPG games and this certainly sounds like it could be pretty good.
4 Likes, Who?
Guppy 11 August 2017 at 1:00 pm UTC
Looks like it could be fun - to quote the great poet "Hulk smash!"
Alm888 11 August 2017 at 1:48 pm UTC
Or may not…
Time will tell, and untill then, "No Tux, no bucks!"
KuJo 11 August 2017 at 2:13 pm UTC
Only Singleplayer, no MP.
m0nt3 11 August 2017 at 5:35 pm UTC
Looks like this could be amazing, will have to keep a watch out on it. Hopefully if it comes to Linux it will work well with mesa.
Glink 11 August 2017 at 5:50 pm UTC
KuJoOnly Singleplayer, no MP.

that is a nice to have, no need for it tho xD
sn0rlax 11 August 2017 at 5:51 pm UTC
I'm drooling over here... Please, gimme dis.
Kimyrielle 11 August 2017 at 6:20 pm UTC
KuJoOnly Singleplayer, no MP.

It also sounds like another "roleplay" game making you play a premade character. :S

It looks decent, though.
Spl-it 12 August 2017 at 5:48 pm UTC
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Looks awesome, I'm not holding my breath for a proper linux port though.

An Unreal Engine 4 game with linux support post release ? now where have I seen that before..
Arehandoro 14 August 2017 at 4:41 pm UTC
Destruction at its best, I like it.
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