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Antraxx is a very interesting looking massively multiplayer mech shooter and the programmer has stated to me that Linux is a definite option.

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Here's what they said:

@gamingonlinux yes, linux is a definite option -programmar

— Antraxx (@AntraxxGame) July 10, 2016


Note: The developer has also now commented on this article to fully confirm Linux support if you had any doubt.

I love the style of the game:

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Features

- Admire crisp, high-quality pixel art
- Play in browser or download
- Massively multiplayer
- -Customize and outfit your own giant mech
- Create your own faction or join another
- Acquire land and build your own zone
- Annihilate your opponents or make peace
- Player driven world economy and politics
- Team-based, free for all and co-op game modes

I will keep an eye on this one and try to keep you guys updated.

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10 comments

Swiftpaw 19 Jul, 2016
Quotedefinite option

Confirmed that Linux is an option, as I'm using it right now! The real question is will it be one they choose?

/sarcasm

:D

Looks cool, I hope they bring it to Linux!
m2mg2 19 Jul, 2016
That is hilarious. So it is coming to Linux for sure? Yes, maybe.
Ehvis 19 Jul, 2016
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Yep. Windows is an option for me too. It will never happen, but the option is there.
Swiftpaw 19 Jul, 2016
Well that video had exactly zero game play footage, but oh well, I still very much loved the Mechwarrior isometric shooter games that were on Super Nintendo back in the day and hope that this game will provide some great fun as well!
Antraxx 19 Jul, 2016
Quoting: SwiftpawWell that video had exactly zero game play footage, but oh well, I still very much loved the Mechwarrior isometric shooter games that were on Super Nintendo back in the day and hope that this game will provide some great fun as well!

There are some more videos on our YouTube channel of our demo, and some by our fans: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=antraxx+game

We're definitely supporting Linux, and we have a rough gameplay demo available now at www.play.antrasxx.com that should work for any Linux user (I highly advise to use Chrome since we use WebGL). Currently we're working on a massive gameplay and graphical overhaul, so what you see in the demo isnt gonna represent the final game but its a small taste of whats to come.

So awesome to be featured here, have browsed this site for years.

-Sam @ Antraxx


Last edited by Antraxx on 19 July 2016 at 9:50 pm UTC
Swiftpaw 19 Jul, 2016
Quoting: Antraxx
Quoting: SwiftpawWell that video had exactly zero game play footage, but oh well, I still very much loved the Mechwarrior isometric shooter games that were on Super Nintendo back in the day and hope that this game will provide some great fun as well!

There are some more videos on our YouTube channel of our demo, and some by our fans: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=antraxx+game

We're definitely supporting Linux, and we have a rough gamepaly demo available now at www.play.antrasxx.com that should work for any Linux user (I highly advise to use Chrome since we use WebGL). Currently we're working on a massive gameplay and graphical overhaul, so what you see in the demo isnt gonna represent the final game but its a small taste of whats to come.

So awesome to be featured here, have browsed this site for years.

-Sam @ Antraxx

Nice, thanks for the info and especially for the Linux support! Can't wait to see more of your game as it evolves! Good luck making it really shine! :D
ElectricPrism 20 Jul, 2016
I loathe trailers that don't show me game-play -_____-

How am I supposed to know at a glance if I want something if I can't even see the product - jesus.

The freggin images on this page look a billion times more interesting than the trailer.

http://antraxx.com/#gameplay


Last edited by ElectricPrism on 20 July 2016 at 3:06 am UTC
sunbeam4 20 Jul, 2016
maybe I'm missing something, but I can't say I'm fund of the name.
Antraxx 20 Jul, 2016
Quoting: ElectricPrismI loathe trailers that don't show me game-play -_____-

How am I supposed to know at a glance if I want something if I can't even see the product - jesus.

The freggin images on this page look a billion times more interesting than the trailer.

http://antraxx.com/#gameplay

I guess its because we're not done recording our actual gameplay trailer yet :D Like I said, there are alot of videos on YT showing demo gameplay.
Luke_Nukem 21 Jul, 2016
I'm really digging the "Metal Slug" look of this. Looks fun too.
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