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Signs of Life [Steam, Official Site], an indie Early Access sci-fi survival sandbox platformer that looks pretty good has switched from XNA to MonoGame, and the developer has put up a Linux version for people to test.

See the announcement here for the full info.

You need to opt into the "monogamebeta" beta branch on Steam to access the Linux version.

Thanks for letting me know, Tchey!

About the game (Official)
Signs of Life is a sci-fi survival sandbox platformer with a combination of procedurally generated and hand-crafted content. You'll explore mysterious locations, Mine blocks for resources, and meet strange (and some familiar) creatures, some of which don't even want to kill you and eat your corpse. Along the way, you'll be able to craft armor, weapons, gadgets and more to assist you in surviving in an inhospitable environment. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Ehvis 15 Oct, 2016
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Obvious question, why this over Starbound?
Tchey 15 Oct, 2016
It's more about story and exploration, and less about building. Also it has some very nice ideas like the wrist tool with its map and GPS, the way you can upgrade it with gems, and more. Back in 2014 i played about 32 hours to "finish" it without having the feeling of doing the same thinq.
Aimela 16 Oct, 2016
Quoting: EhvisObvious question, why this over Starbound?
Yeah, from what I've seen from the trailer, it doesn't seem to have many differences from Starbound.
hardpenguin 16 Oct, 2016
The mechanical giant chicken in the end was great :D
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