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Steam's Set Of January Greenlit Linux Titles

Posted by , 22 January 2014 at 3:57 pm UTC / 7326 views
Another month and another set of titles have been greenlit by Steam, we have links to all of the Linux supported titles.

1heart - Point & Click adventure game.

4PM - A short, experiential drama game.

AR-K - An episodic point and click adventure game.

Between Me And The Night - Looks like a mix between puzzle and adventure.
View video on youtube.com
Catlateral Damage - A first-person destructive cat simulator.
View video on youtube.com
Chronology - A mind-bending mix of puzzle, adventure and platform game.
View video on youtube.com
Dungeonforge - A swords-flying, action RPG game.
View video on youtube.com
Dethroned! An action RTS.
View video on youtube.com
Edge Of Eternity - 3D RPG.
View video on youtube.com
Frozen State - An open world top-down survival game.
View video on youtube.com
Heldric - The legend of the shoemaker - A sort of RPG/City builder hybrid.
View video on youtube.com
Hero Siege - A hack 'n' slash with rogue-like elements.
View video on youtube.com
Hunting Anubis - A single/multiplayer combat flight sim focusing on near future drone warfare.
View video on youtube.com
I Want To Be Human - A gory looking platformer.
View video on youtube.com
Infectonator : Survivors - A Randomized Permadeath Survival Simulator that combines RTS, Tower Defense, Roguelike, and Management-Simulation gameplay.
View video on youtube.com
Influent - A 3D language learning game.
View video on youtube.com
Insula - Looks like another FPS survival game.
View video on youtube.com
Inverto - A first person shooter-puzzler with gravity manipulations.
View video on youtube.com
Long Night - A third person survival horror game.
View video on youtube.com
Love - A platformer.
View video on youtube.com Honestly kinda shocked this one got greenlight over many others, this game looks far far too retro and simplistic for my taste

New Orbit - A space game with realistic gravitation, custom ship building and a fully voiced story.
View video on youtube.com
No Photos, Please! A local two-player stealth party video game.
View video on youtube.com
Painters Guild - In Painters Guild you can make paintings, sell them and develop your guild into the greatest of the Renaissance.
View video on youtube.com
Path to the Sky - A procedurally generated platformer/roguelike fusion.
View video on youtube.com
Rain World - Only if it hits $50,000 on their Kickstarter.
View video on youtube.com I really don't think they should be allowed to list Linux in their platforms on greenlight if they aren't 100% commited, that really bugs me.

RymdResa - A space adventure game with RPG elements and a voice-acted story.
View video on youtube.com
Skara - The Blade Remains - A free-to-play MOV -- Multiplayer Online Versus game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=B--QZCfikQI

SpaceEngine - A scientifically accurate and photorealistic 3D space simulator that models the entire Universe. 
View video on youtube.com Part of their first goal with it is to port it to Linux.

Storm United MMO FPS - HOORAY! I interviewed them, go check it out.
View video on youtube.com
Time Rifters - Time Rifters is a single player co-op shooter where 'time rifts' allow you to be your own team mates.
View video on youtube.com
Voice of Pripyat 3D - Online first person shooter in a stalker-style world.
View video on youtube.com
An interesting list this month folks, what are your stand out games?
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Jdub commented on 22 January 2014 at 5:13 pm UTC

Welp, there goes my paycheck


muntdefems commented on 22 January 2014 at 5:56 pm UTC
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I wouldn't hold my hopes too high for Chronology... As soon as I discovered it on Greenlight I got very interested in it, but even though they must have included Linux to the platforms list, this is what they actually have to say about porting the game to our OS:
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/205091899/630802343913786905/
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/205091899/630802343891120370/#c630802344791926232

So, "they are looking into it". Make what you will of that.


L4Linux commented on 22 January 2014 at 7:04 pm UTC

2010: 30 Linux games all year.
2014: 30 Linux games greenlighted in a single day.
2015: World domination!


Half-Shot commented on 22 January 2014 at 7:45 pm UTC

Quote from muntdefemsI wouldn't hold my hopes too high for Chronology... As soon as I discovered it on Greenlight I got very interested in it, but even though they must have included Linux to the platforms list, this is what they actually have to say about porting the game to our OS:
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/205091899/630802343913786905/
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/205091899/630802343891120370/#c630802344791926232

So, "they are looking into it". Make what you will of that.

"looking into it" = We don't know if its possible yet. But if it is then we might if its not too much effort for us.


SC commented on 22 January 2014 at 8:48 pm UTC

I know the author was surprised that Love got greenlit because it seemed to retro.  For me, that seems to be half the charm, the other is that it looks to be a really tightly controlled game and can't wait to play it!


manny commented on 23 January 2014 at 3:20 am UTC

Quote from L4Linux2010: 30 Linux games all year.
2014: 30 Linux games greenlighted in a single day.
2015: World domination!

and more AAA developers are looking into kickstarter and linux compatibility from the start!:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1294225970/kingdom-come-deliverance


manny commented on 23 January 2014 at 3:41 am UTC

Quote from Half-Shot
Quote from muntdefemsI wouldn't hold my hopes too high for Chronology... As soon as I discovered it on Greenlight I got very interested in it, but even though they must have included Linux to the platforms list, this is what they actually have to say about porting the game to our OS:
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/205091899/630802343913786905/
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/205091899/630802343891120370/#c630802344791926232

So, "they are looking into it". Make what you will of that.

"looking into it" = We don't know if its possible yet. But if it is then we might if its not too much effort for us.

totally understandable , and is ok if it takes a while, but you should probably not announce linux (or any other type of platform), which you're not fully interested in doing the required porting work or at least know if the engine devs have mentioned any type of plans for linux support.

If its using opengl and maybe sdl, then most of it might be there. But any ideas what could be the hardest part?

anyway would be a pitty because looks like a really cool game and the story seems interesting.


L4Linux commented on 23 January 2014 at 4:33 am UTC

Quote from manny
Quote from L4Linux2010: 30 Linux games all year.
2014: 30 Linux games greenlighted in a single day.
2015: World domination!

and more AAA developers are looking into kickstarter and linux compatibility from the start!:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1294225970/kingdom-come-deliverance
Who needs AAA games? We already have a 4A game: Metro Last Light!


scaine commented on 23 January 2014 at 9:19 am UTC
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Quote from manny
Quote from L4Linux2010: 30 Linux games all year.
2014: 30 Linux games greenlighted in a single day.
2015: World domination!

and more AAA developers are looking into kickstarter and linux compatibility from the start!:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1294225970/kingdom-come-deliverance
So... they're releasing on Linux because "CryEngine supports Linux"? Since when? I was sure that CryEngine support was why Star Citizen was cagey about Linux support.

Crytek only posted jobs about Linux in July last year. Surely they're just suddenly "supporting Linux" already??


L4Linux commented on 23 January 2014 at 1:58 pm UTC

Will Crytek port CryEngine 3 as well, or will it only make its next version available to Linux?


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