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Another night endlessly browsing for new Linux games and I came across Dead Ground [Steam], a game that blends a Roguelike with Tower Defense.

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While the trailer only gives you a really quick glimpse at the game, what we can already see does look pretty interesting. I do love it when developers blend genres together like this to give a fresh experience.

I decided to ensure it's coming to Linux, here's what the developer said:

[…]Yes, Dead Ground will be available for both Linux and Windows at release.


  • Procedurally generated levels
  • Tons of randomised loot - guns, skills, augments
  • Manage and upgrade your base
  • Boss fights
  • Random events
  • Unlock new heroes and artefacts to further customise the game
  • Permadeath

It's "Coming Soon" with no solid date yet, but it sounds really quite good. I'm certainly excited to try it out, so I will keep you posted on any developments.

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HerrLange 5 Jan, 2018
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Thx for the hint. Sounds promising. I've added it to my watchlist.
nox 5 Jan, 2018
Sounds interesting!
stretch611 5 Jan, 2018
As a TD addict, this looks fun.
Joeyboots80 6 Jan, 2018
Interesting blend of game styles for sure. :)
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