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Like the sound of an arcade-style mountain biking game? Lonely Mountains: Downhill is currently on Kickstarter and plans Linux support.

This isn't a case of me having to reach out to a developer to clarify platforms either, as it's very clearly stated on their Kickstarter right near the top:

Lonely Mountains: Downhill is planned for release on PC/Mac/Linux mid-2018 if we hit our funding goal.

There's also a lovely tux icon to show Linux support further down their Kickstarter page.

The developer, Megagon Industries, is seeking to get €35K. They already have €18.9K with 23 days left, they've got plenty of time.

What I like about the game, is that they're going for a natural approach. There will be no audience cheering you on, no sponsor signs on the side of the road or anything of the sorts. It's not an exploration game though, as it will feature various game modes like time trials, special challenges and so on.

What do you think to this? I think it could be a lot of fun! I have to admit the trailer made me laugh a bit with the multiple failed jumps, looks fantastic.

8 Likes, Who?
M@GOid 24 October 2017 at 1:49 pm UTC
It would be nice to show some gameplay. I'm always suspicious when a developer only show a game in "attract mode".
stan 24 October 2017 at 2:23 pm UTC
Like M@GOid said, the trailer looks cool, but it gives no indication of what the gameplay will be like.
slaapliedje 24 October 2017 at 2:53 pm UTC
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I just think instantly of Kickstarter on the atari 8-bit. Loved that game..
razing32 24 October 2017 at 8:27 pm UTC
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slaapliedjeI just think instantly of Kickstarter on the atari 8-bit. Loved that game..

Give us a link
slaapliedje 25 October 2017 at 1:08 am UTC
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razing32
slaapliedjeI just think instantly of Kickstarter on the atari 8-bit. Loved that game..

Give us a link

My bad, it's Kik-Start. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1DoWRk50jQ

I wonder if anyone on this board is a fan of the Atari 8bits... I got mine with the full load of mods... and then ended up bricking the damn thing so now I'm waiting for my EPROM burner, which should arrive tomorrow.
fabertawe 25 October 2017 at 9:27 am UTC
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I loved Kikstart on the CBM64. It appears the follow up was spelt differently (CBM64) - 'Kickstarter II'. Had to have a look on youtube... then saw 'action biker', the memories are flooding back, great stuff!

Back on topic... the graphics look great in this game and could be a fun casual game to pick up. But... when actually released and not before.
Cimeryd 25 October 2017 at 3:34 pm UTC
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Looks cool, and if it comes out I'll likely buy it, but I've been burned in Kickstarter before. Through the Woods also had a Mac and Linux version promised, even demos. Then Antagonist took the money and went to work making a Windows only game. That was sadly the last time I would trust an unmade game to be released for my platform.
slaapliedje 26 October 2017 at 3:24 am UTC
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CimerydLooks cool, and if it comes out I'll likely buy it, but I've been burned in Kickstarter before. Through the Woods also had a Mac and Linux version promised, even demos. Then Antagonist took the money and went to work making a Windows only game. That was sadly the last time I would trust an unmade game to be released for my platform.

I only trustrust those that have delivered before. Like inXile. Waiting on Bard's Tale 4! I should beat the first three, I suppose...
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