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Mage Tower Grand Strategy Game Adds Linux Support On Desura

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Take the depth of Dwarf Fortress, add a bunch of lazy mages and update the interface to modern standards? That's Mage Tower in a nutshell. We're building something really ambitious - a world that you can build to your own whim, while carefully balancing resources, knowledge, and external threats.


Mage Tower 0.1.2 Dev Diary - Desura

Their release on August 22nd added Linux support amongst other things, worth noting is that it's in alpha so bugs are to be expected.

Changelog
    Gameplay: Added wandering, attacking, and friendly behaviors for NPCs
    Gameplay: Added talking behavior for mages
    Gameplay: Added fireball and lightning spells
    Gameplay: Added reactions to events for mages and NPCS
    Gameplay: Added floating mages on 3rd level of Prestidigitation
    UI: Added floor change button
    UI: Added faction and NPC detail windows
    UI: Added notification grouping
    UI: Added notification jump-to-target
    UI: Added attack notification
    UI: Fixed various UI bugs
    UI: Resized buttons to a reasonable size
    UI: Added flow layout support
    System: Added faction opinion changes based on interaction
    System: Added target tracking for mages and NPCs
    System: Added ability to damage mages and NPCs
    System: Added effects that damage an area
    System: Added unlockable action support
    Backend: Fixed multiple save bugs
    Backend: Added Linux support
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avarisclari 8 Sep, 2013
So it's a 3D Towns game?
Lord Avallon 10 Sep, 2013
Very cool, it has a lot of potential in my opinion and the mages look like Lemmings!
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