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Jagged Alliance - Back in Action Looks Like It's Coming To Linux

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Thanks to the ever awesome SteamDB it looks like Jagged Alliance - Back in Action is almost set to hit Linux.

3 days ago it added Linux information to it's history which is a good indicator to show it's not far off now!

About
Jagged Alliance Back in Action is a contemporary remake of the latest title in the much-loved Jagged Alliance series of turn-based mercenary-themed strategy games.

Designed from the ground up to offer a modern gaming experience, Back in Action showcases an updated isometric 3D look and interface, highly detailed character models and a variety of new gameplay features. Back in Action takes players to the fictitious country of Arulco, where a ruthless dictator has seized power and only a small group of rebels stand to resist him. Tasked with freeing the island from the dictator’s iron grip, players will command rebel and mercenary forces while using tactical, diplomatic and economic tools to keep troops supplied and ready for the next flight, all while commanding them directly in nail-biting battles.

Back in Action’s innovative “plan & go” combat system combines real-time strategy (RTS) with turn-based elements to guarantee that the intricacies of tactical warfare are rendered in dynamic, exciting gameplay. This challenges would-be commanders to master not only strategy and tactical combat, but also to maximize their team’s capabilities through RPG-like character advancement.

Features
  • Unrivaled mix of combat (tactics), roleplay, business and strategy
  • Innovative “Plan & Go” combat system combines RTS gameplay with turn-based elements
  • Realistic war setting with authentic-looking firearms
  • Laptop/computer menu as a central anchor point for the player
  • Assemble your own unit of mercenaries from numerous unique mercenaries
  • Simultaneous control of multiple squads using a strategic map
  • Convincing characters who interact with and comment on the game events
  • All the dialog has audio
  • Acquire resources by capturing mines and encampments


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It doesn't have the best reviews on metacritic if you trust that site that is.

Thanks Timo for emailing it in. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Imants 8 November 2013 at 6:34 am UTC
I bought it on windows and it was a descent game not too good and not too bad. If it would go on Linux I think I will try it again. Maybe they patch something up
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