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Prison Architect Alpha released..but not for Linux just yet

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Introversion have now opened pre-ordering for Prison Architect and will be giving out the Alpha's along with your pre-order.

Currently it seems the Alpha is only on Windows and Mac but the full release will be on Linux too.

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Personal thoughts:
I have been very much looking forward to this one, I am tempted to buy it and try it in Wine for now and see how it fares..anyone else going to? Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Gues 26 September 2012 at 4:16 pm UTC
I have to say I'm personally reluctant to try it. While IV has been supportive of Linux, the games were mostly ports, and quite often with inconsistent versioning and lack of new-content-bringing patches on Linux (example - Darwinia on Windows compared to Linux).
whizse 26 September 2012 at 7:28 pm UTC
Quite excited for this one, but I'll probably hold off at least until there's Linux builds of the alpha.
Liam Dawe 26 September 2012 at 11:12 pm UTC
Yeah I'm on the sideline here want it but don't think it's worth it to Wine it.
Liam Dawe 1 October 2012 at 3:48 pm UTC
Well i decided to buy it, runs great in wine but theres some really really annoying issues right now.
TheGuy 1 October 2012 at 7:25 pm UTC
On which version of wine did you get it to run?
I've tried 1.4 and now installed 1.5.14 beta, and everytime I load up the game the graphics look like bricks.
TheGuy 1 October 2012 at 7:53 pm UTC
Looks like the textures are not being loaded...the gui looks like it should.
Liam Dawe 2 October 2012 at 11:01 am UTC
Got a screenshot to show what you mean? I'm on latest wine beta with either intel or nvidia graphics (dual laptop). Are you on AMD?
TheGuy 2 October 2012 at 1:06 pm UTC
Thanks for your reply.
Turns out I forgot to active the NVidia card while starting the game...I have an Optimus enabled notebook.
Liam Dawe 2 October 2012 at 1:11 pm UTC
Glad you got it sorted , what intel graphics do you have beside your nvidia one as mine work fine with PA (I'm on HD4000)
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