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Gold Rush! Anniversary Adventure Game Now Available On Linux

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Gold Rush! takes you back to the year 1849, when gold was discovered in California. It was certainly one of the most exciting times in American history. Gold Rush! includes the three routes tens of thousands took to the gold regions. Become Jerrod Wilson and experience each trek as you travel from New York to California.

Lots of people emailing this in, but I wanted time to give it a go before writing anything about it. The Linux port seems to work almost perfectly, I had no issues loading it, or directing Jerrod on his travels, so the developers did a pretty great job on it as far as I can tell.
There is one issue I face, and that is my OS cursor is on top of the games cursor. It doesn't ruin it though, as it's still pretty easy to tell when the cursor changes.

It's not my kind of game though personally, especially with the voices so cringe-worthy and cheesy. I know it's old, but something about the speech in this game just makes me cringe. Apparently this game is a bit of a classic though, so I will let you be the judges.

About the game
In 1988, Rush appeared with Gold! in one of the most comprehensive adventure games of the 1980s. Now, the fondly remembered game, Gold Rush! has been developed anew, to today’s highest standards. No aspect of modern gaming has been overlooked. You can experience the famous California Gold Rush with high-resolution graphics, speech synthesis, a superb sound track and modern user interface features. Optimized game-flow will enhance your traveling and interactions with other characters of the period.

Grab Gold Rush! Anniversary on Steam now.
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2 comments

GamingPenguin 22 Nov, 2014
wish it wasn`t so expensive, Xmas has taken all my money
tuubi 23 Nov, 2014
Quoting: liamdaweI know it's old, but something about the speech in this game just makes me cringe.
If the voices are cringeworthy, it has nothing to do with the game being old. No one dared dream of voice acting in games back in 1988, so feel free to blame the developers of the remake for hashing it.
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