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Starship Theory [Steam], a ship building survival game that resembles FTL a little in style is now on Linux, it's currently unsupported as the developer seeks feedback.

See the trailer to give you an idea of what it's like:
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Writing on the Steam forum the developer said:
QuoteHi - if you have been waiting for a Linux build it should be available now. Please remember that Linux is not currently officially supported. Hopefully it works.

Keen to hear feedback.

64x at this stage - demand for 32?

I've reached out to the developer for a key, so I can test and report back on it. Looks like exactly the type of game I would love, as I adore FTL.

The title is currently in Early Access so it's not finished, but it looks very promising! Sounds like it's a pretty challenging game, so will be interesting to give it a shot. Article taken from
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Ketil 11 Jul, 2017
Really nice, I was checking for linux support for this game a few days ago, but as it didn't have linux symbol on steam I didn't investigate more. I will wait for either a sale or official linux support though.
huyderman 11 Jul, 2017
Been following this one, so seems like time to pick it up. :)
Philadelphus 11 Jul, 2017
It actually reminds me more of RimWorld-in-space than FTL, but I can see that comparison too. Though it looks like it's humans-only for now? Anyone know if you can get different alien types?
phimath 11 Jul, 2017
Will definitely be picking this one up when its officially supported. Rimworld and FTL are two of my favorite games!
Avehicle7887 11 Jul, 2017
At first impression I was gonna scream "FTL Clone/Copycat", I mean the graphics are very similar and all, but now that I'm watching the video it seems to be a little more than that. Will keep an eye on it.
razing32 12 Jul, 2017
If this plays well , might be sold for me.
Liked FTL , just the roguelike mechanics of losing hours of progress made me want to throw my mouse at the screen.
stretch611 12 Jul, 2017
This game seems right up my alley.`Double whammy though... "unofficial support" sounds less than appealing; and my games budget needs some time to recover after buying too much during the steam summer sale.

That being said... the game is only $12(US) on steam... That is worth some risk and is pretty cheap. After all, I have paid much more for games with horrible linux support (I'm thinking Master of Orion in particular)
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