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Wyrmsun, A 2D RTS Game Inspired By The Classics, On SteamOS & Linux

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Wyrmsun is yet another game we totally missed, mainly due to it not appearing in the SteamOS + Linux new releases. Valve really need to fix games showing up in the new releases section if they add a Linux version to an existing release later on.

The game is actually open source, you can find the data here and the engine here.

About the game
Wyrmsun is a real-time strategy game which features elements of mythology, history and fiction.

In the Wyrmsun universe a myriad of inhabited planets exist. Humans dwell on Earth, while dwarves inhabit Nidavellir and elves nourish the world of Alfheim. These peoples struggle to carve a place for themselves with their tools of stone, bronze and iron. And perhaps one day they will meet one another, beyond the stars...

Find Wyrmsun on Steam now.
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mirv 11 November 2015 at 12:06 pm UTC
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I like seeing this - an open source game, sold on steam. I hope it's a success (think I'll grab it myself after work today), as aside from wanting to support such endeavours, I like the look of it anyway.
Reading their website, the steam version does include "proprietary drawings" (used with permission). I guess that's for trading cards & the like.
Cheers for the post on this, wouldn't have known about it otherwise.
Ilya 11 November 2015 at 12:15 pm UTC
I bought it during the holidays, it's tons of fun! I hope more open source games get on steam: Widelands, Wesnoth & 0 A.D. are all of really good quality (much better than a most games of steam actually IMHO). And if they can make some money that way, that's even better.
ElectricPrism 11 November 2015 at 8:54 pm UTC
Yup 0ad can line their pockets and gamers will gladly shoot them cash to accelerate development - well most of us that is. Plus Steam Hub for downloading/installing and Social Gaming on Linux is very convenient.
Tchey 11 November 2015 at 9:01 pm UTC
It's a fun little game, and at same time it's very limited in gameplay, in my opinion (played about 2 hours only).
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