The respected scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson is working on a computer game called 'Space Odyssey' [Official Site]. It will be an online game and feature Linux support. It sounds like it will support offline play too.
It's a game about creating your own galaxies and civilizations, which sounds like it could be fun.
On the official website it officially lists Linux as a supported platform, so that's pretty damn exciting for us.
About the game (Official)
Meet at the Mission Control Spaceport and set off on missions by piloting your spacecraft through your friends galaxies, colonizing and growing your own galaxy, all with some guidance from Neil, your trusted Space Adviser.
Grow galaxies, develop planets, colonize worlds, nurture species, harvest, mine, explore and discover unique life-forms, and civilizations. You're part of a community that'll shape the future of this gaming Universe.
It's in early-development and there's not much else to go on. Just the fact that they are stating Linux already is good news. I will be looking forward to hearing more about it and seeing some actual gameplay.
Thanks for the info Miguel.
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