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Do you think Linux doesn't have enough fighting games? Way of the Passive Fist [Steam, Humble Store, Official Site] should hopefully tick a box for you then.

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About the game:

A mysterious figure known only as the Wanderer travels across the distant planet of Zircon V, a once prosperous mining colony that is now on the brink of destruction in the face of its dying star. By using the Passive Fist technique, the Wanderer can outlast any foe by deflecting their attacks and draining their stamina. With colonists disappearing and maniacs running wild, the Wanderer must stand firm, stay calm and fight for answers in this unique modern brawler!

The combat system is what makes it sound really great, with you draining the enemy's stamina by blocking, dodging and parries so the enemy will end up defeating themselves as you drain them. As you do this, your "super meter" will fill up for you to unleash your killer move too.

For those who find the usual controls a nuisance, they say that the control system is fully customizable, true freedom to play it your way—nice!

You can pre-order on Humble Store right now, which also shows a Linux "tux" icon. Not that I suggest pre-orders, because they're almost always a bad idea. It's due for release sometime in "Early 2018", with no firmer date yet being given. Anyone else think this looks and sounds like it could be amazing?

Update: If there was any doubt, I tweeted to the developer and they seem very positive about Linux support.

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6 comments

Shmerl 26 Nov, 2017
Cyberpunk styled fighting game? Not a very common combination so it's already original. Humble release is Steam only though.


Last edited by Shmerl on 26 November 2017 at 9:31 pm UTC
RafiLinux 26 Nov, 2017
Looks like a Steam only game :(
Shmerl 26 Nov, 2017
Quoting: RafiLinuxLooks like a Steam only game :(

That's why I almost don't use HB at all these days. To save the frustration of Steam only releases there :)


Last edited by Shmerl on 26 November 2017 at 10:17 pm UTC
RafiLinux 26 Nov, 2017
Quoting: Shmerl
Quoting: RafiLinuxLooks like a Steam only game :(

That's why I almost don't use HB at all these days. To save the frustration of Steam only releases there :)

I'll wait til it's on GOG or itch.io.
Craggles086 27 Nov, 2017
Wondering if they base the moves on Way of the Exploding Fist. On C64 and Amiga.
Only fighting game I ever really got into. If it is a nod to Exploding fist I could buy. :)
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