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Hi! My name is Sami, but you can refer to me with my IRC/Forum nickname Samsai or simply as Sam. I am a Finnish YouTuber with the focus on Linux gaming and I've been making videos for over a year now on my own channel.

I've been reading news from GamingOnLinux.com for some time now, but only recently I started to take part in the community by chatting in the IRC chatroom. I was really excited when I heard about GOL Cast and tried my best to help Liam create his gameplay videos for the official channel. Sadly, Linux game capturing being somewhat clunky, Liam decided to give up on actively making videos and asked the community for help.

At this point I decided to apply for the position and here I am telling you about myself.

But that's enough about me, let's get to the good stuff!

Poltergeist: Pixelated Horror is a puzzle game from Glitchy Pixel where you are the ghost and you must scare away the people living in your manor by using your poltergeist powers. But your powers are limited and you must plan ahead and use them sparingly or lose!


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As you can see from the gameplay, the game can be quite tricky, but after few retries you'll get the level cleared and you can move to the next one. The levels keep getting more difficult after another, but the difficulty increase isn't too steep and sometimes the game throws in an easier level to teach you about your new abilities, which include shaking items around, throwing them across the house and many others.

The full game is being crowdfunded on Indiegogo and they are also trying to get it Greenlit on Steam.

The official Glitchy Pixel website: http://glitchypixel.com.co/wp/
Indiegogo page: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/poltergeist-pixelated-horror-a-puzzle-videogame-for-pc-mac-linux
Steam Greenlight: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=165573596 Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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I'm a Linux gamer from Finland. I like reading, long walks on the beach, dying repeatedly in roguelikes and ripping and tearing in FPS games. I also sometimes write code and sometimes that includes hobbyist game development.
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Speedster 21 August 2013 at 4:39 pm UTC
Welcome Sami, and I think it was smart of Liam to look for volunteers. Don't want him to burn out doing too much personally.
Samsai 21 August 2013 at 5:10 pm UTC
SpeedsterWelcome Sami, and I think it was smart of Liam to look for volunteers. Don't want him to burn out doing too much personally.
Thanks for the warm welcome! And yes it's a great idea to share the workload between people like this. Now he has more time to work on the news and he also deserves some free time for all the work he has put into this website and community. I am honored to help him out the way I can!
muntdefems 21 August 2013 at 6:56 pm UTC
Welcome to the team, Samsai!

Really looking forward to your next casts. Will you comment while you play in the future?
Samsai 21 August 2013 at 7:08 pm UTC
muntdefemsWelcome to the team, Samsai!

Really looking forward to your next casts. Will you comment while you play in the future?
Absolutely! I decided to leave the commentary out for this one, but I will try to do some commentary on the future casts.
s_d 22 August 2013 at 4:41 am UTC
I'd love to add another welcome to the chorus!

I feel that Liam was making good progress, in regards to his video casting, but I think it was causing him significant frustration (if his twitter remarks were  anything to go by).  Just running the website itself is plenty of work, but chasing down leads and doing write-ups is incredibly time-consuming (this I know from my own meager contributions).

The Pixelated Horror video was good!  Thanks for sharing with us.  The game reminds me somewhat of a Flash game called Haunt The House by some devs I backed on a Kickstarter project.

I wish I were more musically inclined so I could contribute a nice background riff to the GOL Cast intro screens
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