Worms W.M.D [Steam, Official Site] has just received a fresh update to add in a free game mode about battling with Forts, an apparent fan-favourite mode from earlier games.
You pick an animated fort, a special tactical item of your choice like a Sentry Gun or a Health Crate and then it's all-out war. Forts also get a flag composed of your Steam profile picture, I can see that being abused...
Strangely, the game has two options when you hit play in Steam, Play and Play (run.sh), with only the latter actually letting the game work for me. I gave the new Forts mode a quick test and it seems to work perfectly on Linux. Some real memories coming back to me here of playing the original on the Amiga and I'm still no better. Worm Samsai fired a bazooka which got blown back and sent Worm Liam into the ocean — doh!
Also, for those that didn't see, back in January they enabled cross-platform multiplayer, so you can play with anyone on Linux, Mac and Windows now.
I can recommend it, since it seems to work well (apart from the Steam Overlay seemingly not working) and it is a damn fun game. Simple pleasures with this one!
See the full release notes here.
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