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Trench Run is another 2D action game from Transhuman Design and it looks like a blast to play. Make friends, and then blow them to bits.

Update: The developers just sent us keys, so both myself and Samsai now have keys to take a look.

The developers emailed me in a little preview months ago, and it looked like it would be quite cool. It's mainly a multiplayer (local co-op and online) game, so hopefully a few people will pick it up so that we can have a session together.

This could be a good one for us to livestream with a few of you, so let me know if you're going to get it.

You can grab it from the developer directly, or from Steam. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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4 comments

khalismur 8 Apr, 2016
Oh interesting !
King Arthur's Gold was pure gold indeed. I hope this one is as funny :-)
pcavalcanti 8 Apr, 2016
I loved to play Soldat - one of the best multiplayer games of all time in my opinion. I just got it, when I get some time to try I'll see if it can be as fun as Soldat used to be!

It would be nice if Soldat could be released on Steam and for Linux. I'd definitely buy it!


Last edited by pcavalcanti on 8 April 2016 at 3:39 pm UTC
khalismur 8 Apr, 2016
Quoting: GuestThis reminds me I need to actually play King Arthur's Gold. It seems like it could be fun as hell, but I've only played 50 mins of it. I hope with this game out, the population doesn't die off. Shiprekt looks great too. :/
KAG can be frustrating because you depend quite a bit on the team and sometimes you are lead to a spiral of losses or easy wins without competition. When the match is balanced, however, it shines like few multiplayers out there. Really intense and funny.

EDIT: bought it and played for a while. Interesting, fun for a while but still at a very early stage of development. On the other hand, awesome to have proper treatment (day-1 Linux:-)


Last edited by khalismur on 8 April 2016 at 5:19 pm UTC
ungutknut 8 Apr, 2016
Just bought it. Really nice, like soldat, just without mouse control. Battles are quite short though and xbox360 controller seems to refuse to work (with xboxdrv).

edit: If somebody else has trouble getting xboxdrv to work, here's a custom control file I created that emulates keyboard commands - controls still have to be adjusted in the game menu (keyboard settings) because default controls are set in a strange way.
http://pastebin.com/yqe4D864

Just save this file as trenchrun.xboxdrv and then type sudo xboxdrv -c trenchrun.xboxdrv into your terminal (assuming xboxdrv is installed).


Last edited by ungutknut on 8 April 2016 at 6:03 pm UTC
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