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Thimbleweed Park to release on March 30th with day-1 Linux support

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Thimbleweed Park [Official Site], the new point & click adventure game from Ron Gilbert and Garry Winnick is to release on March 30th and it will have day-1 Linux support.

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I've been following Ron on Twitter and I've loved watching the game progress, it certainly looks like it has an insane amount of effort being put into it. This could be one to remember!

It has been confirmed to be heading to both GOG and Steam.

About the game
Lost along a dusty stretch of highway, this proud town once boasted an opulent hotel, a vibrant business district, and the state’s largest pillow factory, but now stinks of a desperate longing to be what it once was.

A body has been found in the river, bloated and pixelated from the decay of a death come too soon. Agents Ray and Reyes arrive and are immediately suspicious of each other’s intentions, then a couple of pigeons show up and start talking about the signals and it only gets weirder from there.

A cursed clown, a disinherited game designer, and the ghost of pillow salesmen join the story and add their own complications.

Play and switch between all five characters as you explore the vast, strange, and manipulative world of Thimbleweed Park while unraveling a dark and humorous neo-noir mystery.

Solve puzzles dreamed up by the brains of Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, creators of the original point & click adventure game, Maniac Mansion. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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6 comments

Eike 1 March 2017 at 10:10 am UTC
Wow. Verb list is very old school. But I'll play it anyway of course.
logge 1 March 2017 at 10:11 am UTC
Didnt back that one, because I was sceptical about it coming to Linux. Now this will b a day-1 insta-buy.
wolfyrion 1 March 2017 at 10:19 am UTC
erhmm.. I thought I have backed up this game but I guess I have backed Crossing Souls instead....
Oh well...Actually I wanted to pledge for

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"I pirated Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island when I was a kid and I feel bad!" This reward tier instantly absolves you of all guilt and includes the Thimbleweed Park game. All subsequent tiers also include guilt absolution."
Keyrock 1 March 2017 at 12:49 pm UTC
I forgot all about this. I'll have to give it a look once it comes out.
MintedGamer 1 March 2017 at 7:41 pm UTC
I was interested in this but stopped following its development, Ron Gilbert calls himself "the grumpy gamer" and certainly lives up to his name, his comments on twitter put me off this game so much it went from an insta-buy title, to one to avoid!
jens 4 March 2017 at 12:26 pm UTC
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The only game I ever backed, ones I saw that Linux was planned. Nice to see that the hero's of my school time stick to their words. This will be one of the highlights for me this year. Very cool!


Last edited by jens on 4 March 2017 at 12:28 pm UTC
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