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Unique puzzle experience 'We Were Here Too' will make you shout at your friends
21 February 2018 at 12:18 pm UTC Likes: 1

There's a free predecessor as well.

Did anybody try playing one of these with a Windows system on the other side?

The Humble Classics Return Bundle is a really good deal for Linux gamers
21 February 2018 at 10:22 am UTC Likes: 1

g000hAnnoyingly I own all of those except Torment: ToN and Xenonauts. I think this deal will last until the next monthly subscription is active, so I might get the full pack (and $2 wallet credit) if I resume the subscription.

Agree that it is a fantastic bundle. I paid plenty for many of these titles, even on sale elsewhere.

It seems I'm into classics, too. I already got the three Shadowrun games (just playing the last one, sigh), Wasteland, Broken Sword and Dreamfall (which is the only one I cannot wholeheartedly recommend).

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
20 February 2018 at 3:52 pm UTC

SuperTuxI agree, I really want to see more games in general on Linux, but as a TW fan we're missing some of the best ones (Rome 2 and TW2). The comments dissing each of these releases are really annoying and destructive. I won't go into the Tomb Raider announcement and say bad things about it, even if I am not as interested, rather I will simply not comment at all.

Well, half of their ports are strategy games. I wonder what like "So many strategy games" you might say about Tomb Raider.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
20 February 2018 at 2:06 pm UTC Likes: 1

DMGAnd what kind of help you want from game or these comments?

"So what" sounds destructive to me.
I want comments to be non-destructive.
Shouldn't be too high a bar.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
20 February 2018 at 1:55 pm UTC Likes: 1

mortigarWould assume Feral does not only make money from sales, so they would need to get something from the person they are porting for to make it worth while.

As far as I know (I really need to store such statements somewhere...) they are paying to get the right and source of the game are solely earning from the sales.

One reason for the many Total War ports for sure is that it gets easier when you've already done it several times. (And I would hope the original developers might take some care, but who knows...)

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
20 February 2018 at 11:04 am UTC

EhvisPeople (and most animals) are naturally selfish. It takes a conscious effort to consider the needs and wishes of others. Unfortunately there will always be people that are either incapable or unwilling to do so.

"Considering the needs and wishes of others" includes the needs and whishes of those prefering something else than Total War. Obviously.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
20 February 2018 at 10:39 am UTC

DMG
noxSo many strategy games
So what? It is may favourite genre. So I would like to see more strategy games on Linux. MORE I say!

Ahh! If it's you favorite genre, that changes everything of course...!

No, seriously... As said, I'm happy that Total War seems to be profitable for Feral, as long as they also port something that I enjoy from time to time. But "So what" doesn't help anybody.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
20 February 2018 at 10:36 am UTC

razing32Yet every time a port is announced i see people groan how they hate them and won't buy them.

Has there been any hate?

razing32If something is easy to port and popular and by consequence profitable why are you so surprised they are doing it ?

Many people like Total War games, many people would prefer something different.
No surprise, I guess?

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
19 February 2018 at 3:19 pm UTC

BasianiEike, you are right, but there are so many games on steam which people bought but never played. If they bought them from web browser or Steam mobile application (Which very popular) after 7 days their money goes through game creators, not Linux or Mac OS X porters,because Steam mobile application at Valve's counter, detected as Windows user (Not Steam's Windows client).
Whole my post was about this kind of marketing, because most important for game developers is Market Share (It not always supplies from Steam Hardware/Software survey).

Yes, better safe than sorry!
(While in this case, you never feel the sorry and thus won't ever change you behaviour if nobody tells you...)

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia confirmed for Linux, from Feral Interactive
19 February 2018 at 2:49 pm UTC Likes: 2

BasianiIf you want to support Feral Interactive or other porters, you MUST buy it on Linux and play their games on Linux platform within 2 weeks after buy. If you're not playing ported games on Linux within 2 weeks after buy or playing them another operating system (No metter Windows or WINE), all money goes to game creators, not for their porters.
So you MUST play Linux games within to weeks after buy.
It's not my opinion, it's Aspyr official answer on question how they get profit from Steam.
So, my friends, after buying Linux game, we must (or should if you arn't agree) play it on Linux first two week.

To the best of my knowledge, you must play on Linuy if you did not buy on Linux.

The best way would by the way be to buy from Feral (or Aspyr respectively) store in the first place, which will make no share being deducted by some foreign shop (and were it doesn't matter when you play).

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