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Near Death patch released, has an amusing bit for Linux gamers

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Near Death is the very cool environmental survival game where you're battling the elements, and it has been patched. The patch features a FOV slider, a VSYNC option and something amusing for Linux gamers.

Going through changelogs like I usually do, but I came across this which made me laugh:
QuoteA certain penguin is hiding somewhere in Sutro Station, if you’re playing on Linux.

Full patch notes here.

Personally I think it's a very cool game and I am looking forward to spending more time with it soon! If I don't find that damn penguin I'm going to cry a little inside.

About the game
After your plane crash-lands in Antarctica, you find yourself stranded and alone at an abandoned research facility in the midst of a deadly blizzard. Plunged into utter darkness, temperatures 100 degrees below zero, and conditions far too harsh to allow for rescue, you must explore Sutro Station and and use the tools at your disposal in hopes of escaping and finding your way home.

Not a survival game, but instead a game about surviving, Near Death pits you against an incredibly cruel opponent: Antarctica. Never more than a few minutes from freezing to death in the darkness of polar night, you must reclaim the station from the elements and fight for your life in a terrifying environment that’s more like another planet than the world you know.

You can find Near Death on Steam. Article taken from
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niarbeht 5 August 2016 at 10:00 am UTC
madmachinations 5 August 2016 at 10:03 am UTC
HA! Now I'm buying this because of that addition.
Beamboom 5 August 2016 at 10:17 am UTC
madmachinationsHA! Now I'm buying this because of that addition.

I'm inclined to do the same
It most definitely pushed me in the right direction!
seven 5 August 2016 at 10:23 am UTC
instabuy for me
Kwaadpepper 5 August 2016 at 10:54 am UTC
I am goning to finish this game, there better be a penguin in there !!!! <(è_é)>
stan 5 August 2016 at 11:31 am UTC
Cool. I’ll have a closer look at that game.
It’s also on the humble store although it’s just a Steam key:

Edit: apparently the game lasts just 2 hours, so I’ll wait until it drops to below 4 or 5€.

Last edited by stan at 5 August 2016 at 11:41 am UTC
Cybolic 5 August 2016 at 11:57 am UTC
Well, both for Tux and with Tux? Bought.
mborse 5 August 2016 at 12:31 pm UTC
Just bought it. Very atmospheric game, nicely done.
Beamboom 5 August 2016 at 1:05 pm UTC
stanEdit: apparently the game lasts just 2 hours

That means at least five-six hours for me then. I'm all about slow progress in games - especially when I got slightly scary sh*t at hand.
QUASAR 5 August 2016 at 1:55 pm UTC
Well played, I'm buying the game right now.
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