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Sci-fi mystery 'The Station' has released, it’s a short but memorable experience
21 February 2018 at 5:59 pm UTC

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PublicNuisance
debianxfceSo in conclusion as for Dead Space being "better" than The Station I say "So what ?".

So it is not allowed to present a free game in the same genre. Conclusion, move to NK to restrict freedom of expression.

Having the freedom to express yourself doesn't mean freedom from criticism. How is a survival horror game in the same genre as a walking simulator ? In The Station there are no monsters to fight, no health bar, no upgrading equipment, no managing ammo, they are nothing alike. They both take place in space, that's as close as it gets.

Sci-fi mystery 'The Station' has released, it’s a short but memorable experience
21 February 2018 at 1:52 pm UTC Likes: 3

debianxfceThe 10 years old Dead Space game looks better, is longer and it is free currently. Works fine with wine-staging, just disable the Origin client overlay and v-sync.

The dead space game

So you have managed to not only hit the stereotype that Linux gamers won't pay money for a game but also proving that it's not needed to bring a game to Linux because they can just use Wine. Bravo. As far as comparing Dead Space to The Station they are apples and oranges. Dead Space is a survival horror game while the Station is a walking simulator. Dead Space retailed for $49.99 CAD at launch while The Station only cost me $17.49 CAD at launch. Dead Space 2 had a budget of $60 million so I am going to assume that Dead Space probably had a $10-15 million budget versus The Station which took in a Kickstarter of $15,370 which even if they had outside investment I doubt took it to the $10-15 million range. So in conclusion as for Dead Space being "better" than The Station I say "So what ?".

Sci-fi mystery 'The Station' has released, it’s a short but memorable experience
20 February 2018 at 1:01 pm UTC Likes: 1

I broke down and bought it day 1. First time I have done that on a game since Deus Ex: Human Revolution back in 2011. Thought I may have to choose between this and Far-Out but that got delayed for a day so no choice needed.

A developer of 'This Is the Police 2' has confirmed plans for Linux support
19 February 2018 at 7:30 pm UTC

I enjoyed the first game so I plan on buying this sequel. Hopefully we don't have to wait long until the Linux version is made. I have a huge backlog so my worry is more about what would delay the Linux version rather than not having games to play.

Orwell: Ignorance is Strength will come with Linux support on Feb 22nd
19 February 2018 at 7:28 pm UTC

I really enjoyed the first Orwell and they've got a DRM free version coming to GOG. If Linux support is day 1 then so will be my purchase ! I hadn't heard anything about this sequel until last week which is strange but a nice surprise.

Sci-fi narrative exploration game 'Event[0]' now has a rough Linux beta
4 February 2018 at 10:00 pm UTC

There has been a flury of activity and comments on their Steam forum about it. Has been uplifting to read after so little activity the last while.

Colourful action RPG 'The Swords of Ditto' is confirmed for Linux
4 February 2018 at 10:00 pm UTC Likes: 1

The GOG and Steam pages lack a Linux icon or requirements but if the developer themselves are saying it then hopefully it is true. Hoping the Linux version comes to GOG.

The developers of fan-made Halo game 'Project Contingency' have decided not to support Linux
4 February 2018 at 9:58 pm UTC

If these developers can't even spend the time to learn about what APIs and engines are supported on Linux then I am not surprised they don't want to port the game. At best they are grasping at straws trying to come up with a reason other than they don't understand or like Linux, at worst they truly have so little experience making games that I know more about APIs than they do.

BATTALION 1944 is not coming to Linux, despite showing a SteamOS icon and system requirements
3 February 2018 at 5:57 pm UTC

This developer is one to avoid in the future regardless of which platform they're on. They have shown they are lazy and not to be trusted.

Some thoughts on The Lion’s Song, a narrative-rich adventure
3 February 2018 at 5:54 pm UTC

I played through most of the first episode on Steam and enjoyed it. I plan on picking t up on GOG sometime soon. I normally am hit and miss with point and click games but the story was really well done.

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