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Eco, a detailed sandbox simulation game is launching on Steam Early Access soon
27 February 2018 at 1:22 pm UTC Likes: 1

Debdude1986Will this game have actual singleplayer so I can play solo or with bots?

I read here that the Windows build has singleplayer but not the Linux build yet is why I'm asking. I'd love to roam around solo in singleplayer.

Yes, the Singleplayer Button is still not working on Linux. But you can roam around solo already. All you need is to setup an server, and don't invite any other people
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHfhYW5RJcQ

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
19 February 2018 at 1:25 pm UTC

Hopefully with functioning cross platform multiplayer.

Fantasy Farming: Orange Season, a farm-life RPG recently added Linux support
16 February 2018 at 12:49 pm UTC

belisamaApparently, we get *all* the farming games this week! And I'm okay with that!

Me too! But it's kinda unlikely that we will get "My time at Portia" and "Staxel"

Stellaris: Apocalypse is due soon & there's a new overview video up, also a note about Linux sales
16 February 2018 at 12:37 am UTC Likes: 1

Alm888
UltraAltesBrotParadox games are DRM free, see here.

Sorry, but I see Steam, Steam and Steam in the link and as we all know Steam does not allow game downloads without its DRM client (and needless to say neither of the three games interests me). I have nothing against Paradox personally (even brought Tyranny on GOG, which shows, they can do DRM-free when they want to).

I'll start using Steam the first minute Valve removes its DRM-client (or makes it optional).

You got it completely wrong. Yes, you need the client to download the games, BUT after that you can play the Paradox Games and lots of other games without Steam. You can backup and copy it onto many computer as you like. NO DRM is stopping you!!!

Also no developer or publisher is forced to use the SteamDRM, so it is optional already!

It's time to bug Feral Interactive about future port requests once again
24 January 2018 at 3:07 pm UTC

mirvI'm still going with Space Marine.

I'd be willing to buy a "separate" (GNU/Linux only entry) game rather than expect a free port of an old game that I already have.

Well, it seems to work with Wine somehow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUTkv40UAI4 .
Not sure if I would want it, as multiplayer is dead.

If I have time then I play W40K: Eternal Crusade if I want some W40K multiplayer action . But that is even more unlikely to be ported, as there is only a very small player base left . Currently not working on Wine also. Haven't tried Wine 3.0 yet. So, not the best material for an port.

Become a mechanic and save the world in Iconoclasts, now on Linux
23 January 2018 at 9:44 pm UTC

Shame that there is no Steam/GOG-Bundle. So I have to wait for 50% off.

The developer of strategy game 'TINY METAL' has said Linux is a 'priority'
21 December 2017 at 2:09 pm UTC

QuoteWill you be picking up a copy when it releases for Linux?

Sure. If he decides to use the Steam Beta for the Linux Build then maybe a bit earlier

Advance Wars was an awesome game. I hope he gets it right. Most clones failed in comparison to AW

Linux market share on Steam drops again as Steam continues to grow
2 December 2017 at 10:34 pm UTC

subSorry, but I don't see the point always mentioning that the absolute number of Linux Steam users "still" grows. It sounds like saying "It's not that bad".

It is that bad - the fraction of Linux users is far below 1 %.
And THAT is ALL that counts to developers (unless they are Linux fans).

Even if some dev plans on absolute numbers, it wouldn't be clever from an economical point.
as every man hour spent to improve experience for the potentially 100 times larger user base is most likely far better spent

Only with absolute numbers you get the real value of a market share.

Sure I go for the biggest one first, but if the smaller share is still big enough to get money out of it, so why shouldn't I support it? Because it's peanuts? It is still a plus. We have reached the critical mass some years ago already.

To the Moon sequel 'Finding Paradise' will launch in December with Linux support
23 November 2017 at 9:44 pm UTC Likes: 2

WOW! It's about time Shame that they do not do pre-orders- Would have bought it right away, and it is extremely rare that I pre-order a game nowadays.

razing32Whelp. Time to finally play To the Moon and dust it off.

Seriously? You haven't played it yet?!?!?!

Minecraft's 'The Update Aquatic' is set to overhaul the rather boring ocean
21 November 2017 at 12:02 pm UTC

Well, I think the updates from Mojang/Microsoft are kinda lame as always. There are several Mods which adds a hell lot more "Aquatic" Content & Experience as what they have announced so far. OMG! We get a dolphin! Oceancraft for example gives me Whales, Sharks, Crabs, and lot more. Maybe Jens should have a look on Mods and get inspired instead of the real world.

I wonder where the Shipwrecks come from. Have never seen any Ships on the Ocean (without a Mod) or even build and used one (without a Mod). Also the Rail-/Trainsytem ist still a joke and could use some improvements. No Ships, No Aircraft’s. Vanilla Minecraft is so boring. Without Mods I wouldn't play it anymore

Also then I wonder if we will see the "Super Duper Graphics Pack" Upgrade on the Java-Version of the game or if it is Windows & Console only.

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