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Kerberos Productions are continuing their Linux push this month with the release of Sword of the Stars:The Pit a procedural death labyrinth were you are trying to find a legendary alien facility.

We have known it would come to Linux for a while now since we have spoken to them before about it. It's good to see them finally set a date on it!

The reviews sound great with people putting 400+ hours into the game, so it must be pretty good. The trailer sure does make it look good and it's not long until we get our hands on it.

I've still never completed Dungeons of Dredmor, so this will be another one for me were I die a lot and never really accomplish anything. According to other reviews this is exactly what The Pit will do to you making you want "just one more run".

Features
- 3 Characters to choose from... Marine, Pilot and Engineer!
- 30 Levels of ancient evil science between you and the cure!
- Improve your character and increase your skills as you try and find a way to survive the depths.
- Dozens and dozens of enemies drawn from the Sword of the Stars universe!
- Over 50 weapons and armors with a variety of special effects including flamethrowers, rocket launchers, plasma cannons and powered Brawler armor!
- Randomized augmentation effects (for your equipment... and for you!) make each game unique.
- Crafting lets you make special items from bits and pieces of your enemies.
- Over 100 items to discover, ranging from the familiar to ancient exotic tech.
- Dozens of room types containing a host of exotic devices to help - or maybe hinder - your progress.
- Discover and decipher hidden messages, crafting recipes, and pieces of Sword of the Stars lore!
- Many fiendish ways to die including poisoning, disease, traps, radiation, starvation and of course... MONSTERS.

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Ps. We would have reported on it sooner if Kerberos had us in their press lists *cough*do it now*cough* Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Guest 3 Jul, 2014
Been waiting for this for some time; good news :)
pb 3 Jul, 2014
Quoting: edgleyBeen waiting for this for some time; good news :)

Same here. Already bought the game because, say what you will (about buying games early), I like that thrill when I see Linux game counter go +1 and I scroll through the list to find out which one is the newcomer! I just saved the DLC for later. ;-)
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