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The Itch store now has an open source and multiplatform store application

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The games store Itch.io has released the first proper public version of their own store client like Steam and GOG Galaxy, but simply named "Itch". It's open source too, so that's cool.

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I should probably check out more Itch games...

It's rather simple right now for downloading and installing games, but hopefully it can be expanded in future to allow purchasing and browsing directly, as well as updating and more. Itch was already my favourite indie store, now even more so.

You can find the source code here: https://github.com/itchio/itch.

You can find it here: https://itch.io/app. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Nyamiou 15 Dec, 2015
Seems cool, I will check it out later today but I hope it's easier to install than what I see on the github page.


Last edited by Nyamiou on 15 December 2015 at 12:22 pm UTC
rustybroomhandle 15 Dec, 2015
Quoting: NyamiouSeems cool, I will check it out later today but I hope it's easier to install than what I see on the github page.

There's a .deb download too. (I extracted this and manually installed the files on my not-deb system)
km3k 15 Dec, 2015
It's available in the AUR in Arch Linux, but it looks like the package is still being developed.

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/itch/
ProfessorKaos64 15 Dec, 2015
Going to rebuild this and check out the required deps for SteamOS.
sarmad 15 Dec, 2015
Interesting. I thought Itch was going bankrupt or something.
Shmerl 16 Dec, 2015
Never heard of Ohio Jack game :)
tuubi 16 Dec, 2015
Quoting: ShmerlNever heard of Ohio Jack game :)
Actually the game is Infinitrap. The thumbnail is a bit misleading. Don't know if the Funding Crowd covered the unsuccessful kickstarter campaign back in september. Seems the game was made anyway.


Last edited by tuubi on 16 December 2015 at 10:05 am UTC
Keizgon 16 Dec, 2015
Quoting: sarmadInteresting. I thought Itch was going bankrupt or something.

Desura is.
adolson 16 Dec, 2015
Wow, even Itch.io beat GOG to the punch with a standalone client for Linux. I'm impressed, despite the relative lack of functionality. At least they care.
pb 16 Dec, 2015
Great that they made the client, but it seems like an early alpha so far. There's not way to filter out Linux games or do any sorting, the thumbnails don't work and trying to install a game is futile.
Screenshots:
http://s1.zrzut.pl/LfYUcq7.png
http://s1.zrzut.pl/hHNMS0R.png


Last edited by pb on 16 December 2015 at 11:04 am UTC
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