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Like me, if you've been eagerly waiting The Signal From Tölva [Steam, Official Site] for Linux, you may be in luck sometime soon as it looks like a Linux version is now in progress.


In their news post back in May, right at the bottom they stated:
QuoteThe Mac build: better news! It's almost ready. Looking at Linux to follow...

That's a small something, by itself not massively interesting. It was then mentioned again in another news post from the 18th:
QuoteAnd yes, we'll look at Linux after that! :D

However, let me direct you to this tweet from yesterday which reads:
QuoteGood news: initial #SteamOS build of #Tolva works! Bad news: only at 0.3 FPS. Vague hope: could be duff video drivers.

I've offered my hand at testing, but I do suggest not spamming the developer with offers since they haven't specifically requested any yet. Just sharing as usual for those who wanted an update on the game, but it is exciting news!

About the game
QuoteThe Signal From Tölva is a journey into a wild, weird science fiction landscape, filled with danger and beauty: you must survive terrible hazards, navigate through impossible spaces, and fight an ongoing battle to control this haunted, blighted world. Explore, ponder strange texts, and find tranquillity between the battles. You will make use of a range of powerful tools to overcome your enemies and uncover secrets: hack robots to battle alongside you, equip powerful weapons, and detonate savage defence systems.

Fight, explore, and solve the mystery of The Signal From Tölva!

The Signal From Tölva is a first-person game of exploration and combat, set in a beautiful, hand-crafted, hand-painted sci-fi world.


Would you pick up a copy when it releases for Linux?
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AnxiousInfusion 20 August 2017 at 8:02 pm UTC
Excellent. That one has been on my GOG wishlist for quite a while now.
MayeulC 20 August 2017 at 8:14 pm UTC
Looks very interesting, I will however personally pass for now, as my graphics card died a few weeks ago, and I am considering a full upgrade, which won't happen very soon. Yet, I wish the best to the developer. 0.3 FPS is certainly not sounding ready for release, but at least it works

We love retrospectives on ports, it would be nice to have one.
micha 20 August 2017 at 8:18 pm UTC
awesome, waiting for since one since forever!
Kuduzkehpan 20 August 2017 at 8:27 pm UTC
Oh nice i just took a look 2-3 day ago. i was wishing that game to be in linux. i will buy and download any steam branch of TSFT.
cheers.
scaine 20 August 2017 at 9:09 pm UTC
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Yup, instabuy. No idea what the game is about, but it looks like a weird mix of Destiny and Borderlands. I'm buying it immediately if they sort out a Linux release. Pretty exciting!

[EDIT: Just noticed that these are the same guys behind Sir, You are being Hunted, which was a lot of fun.]


Last edited by scaine at 20 August 2017 at 9:19 pm UTC
Ketil 20 August 2017 at 9:15 pm UTC
It doesn't look like my kind of game, but I do find the title quite interesting as I know what the icelandic word means. Don't look it up until after you play the game though.
Spoiler, click me
This steam thread says it is a spoiler.
The Zig-Zag Wanderer 20 August 2017 at 9:43 pm UTC
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Can't wait for this one!
Cybolic 20 August 2017 at 10:16 pm UTC
Excellent! This is one of those games I've been pretty interested in but had to stop reading and watching videos about out of just too much disappointment in not getting to play it; looks like I will get that chance soon after all!
Elvanex 20 August 2017 at 10:19 pm UTC
This looks absolutely amazing! =D Definitely gonna pick this up once it releases for Linux.
Orkultus 20 August 2017 at 10:52 pm UTC
I will def be picking up a copy when it hits Linux
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