Posts Tagged ‘Linux game’

New release: Unrest

Pyrodactyl Games has now released Unrest, a sort of wRPG-ish chat-em-up set in a fantastical variant of an ancient Indian city. The premise: Set in a fantasy interpretation of ancient India, Unrest is an adventure RPG focused on story and choices. Play as five ordinary people who are struggling to get by in the in […]

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New release: Halfway

Folks: Halfway has now gone all the way–which is to say, the 2D tactical RPG is now out! Halfway is set several hundred years in the future, and has a decidedly Alien / System Shock 2 thing going on: In Halfway you take control of a small team of survivors faced with a violent invasion […]

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New-ish release: ADOM

ADOM is not new. In fact, ADOM has been around for literally decades. According to creator Thomas Biskup, ADOM (short for “Ancient Domains of Mystery”) is one of the Big Five roguelikes in existence, notable in large part for being the first roguelike to add to include “vibrant towns, NPC dialog, and quests” to the […]

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New release: Deity Quest

Remember when I posted about Deity Quest last month? David Maletz writes in to announce the game’s release. The premise, in case you’ve forgotten: Deity Quest is a light-hearted, pokemon-inspired RPG where you play as an ambitious young god, recently assigned to a world – Aberos – to convert followers and gain power. Your goal […]

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Drox Operative, Din’s Curse, Depths of Peril released on Linux

Steven Peeler of Soldak Entertainment, steadfast developer of quality Diablo-style aRPGs with interesting procedural generation techniques, has announced that three of his past titles–Drox Operative (reviewed here), Din’s Curse (reviewed here), and Depths of Peril–are now available for Linux for the first time. You can snag Drox Operative here, snag Din’s Curse here, and do […]

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New release: Eschalon: Book III

After an unexpectedly long development cycle, Basilisk Games has now released Eschalon: Book III, the third and final chapter in the Eschalon series! The premise: Eschalon: Book III brings the trilogy to a climactic end as you seek to uncover the mystery of your past, the secrets of the Crux stones, and who the Orakur really […]

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Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath

Beldarak Games writes in to announce the release of Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath, an action RPG created using those ubiquitous Oryx sprite sheets that I’ve mentioned on a few occasions. The premise: You get back to your home after a day of hard work at your field to find that the love […]

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New release: GhostControl Inc.

Tassilo Rau of Bumblebee Games (ongoing developers of the jRPG Days of Dawn) writes in to tell me about a tactical RPG / strategy game hybrid they recently released. The name? GhostControl Inc. Tassilo describes GhostControl as marriage of “turn-based strategy like in X-Com, business management as in Theme Hospital and insane ghosthunting like in […]

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New release: Heroes of a Broken Land

Andrew Ellem reports that the much anticipated first-person dungeon delver / fantasy strategy hybrid Heroes of a Broken Land (previously covered here) has been released. The premise: The World has been Broken and only the surviving Wizards can restore it.  Frozen in crystal form, they cannot act alone.  The Wizards must recruit the Heroes of […]

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New release: Reckless Space Pirates

Would you believe that there’s another Choice of Games title out? It’s true! The latest in their ever-expanding line of Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-styled RPG hybrids is the sci-fi epic Reckless Space Pirates, written by Rachel Zakuta. The premise: You have a choice: join a crew of space pirates to steal priceless slime from a nest of mushroom-like […]

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