Posts Tagged ‘Linux game’

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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New release: Showdown at Willow Creek

In the mood for something text-based? Choice of Games has a new game for you to choose: Showdown at Willow Creek, a Western-themed choose-your-own-adventure style RPG hybrid written by Alana Joli Abbott. The premise: Saddle up and defend the town of Willow Creek from nefarious outlaws and city slickers! It all starts when a rancher’s […]

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New release: Paper Sorcerer

After last year’s glut of first-person dungeon crawlers, things have quieted down substantially. Luckily, we now have Paper Sorcerer to get the ball rolling again! Created by Ultra Runaway Games after a successful Kickstarter last July, developer Jesse Gallagher describes Paper Sorcerer as “a single player turn based RPG focused on strategy, party-building, and environmental […]

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New release: Heroes of Loot

Pascal Bestebroer of Orange Pixel writes in to with news that his action roguelike-like Heroes of Loot (previously covered here) has been released. There isn’t much of a plot to speak of–here’s the game’s premise, straight from the developer and complete with winky emoticons: Think classical Gauntlet on steroids and brought into the now. It’s […]

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New release: Kilgazar

Adam Biser of Fascimania writes in to announce the release of Kilgazar, a graphical roguelike he’s released through Desura. The premise: Kilgazar’s army has captured your village! It’s time to take matters into your own hands! Battle your way through hordes of enemies. Learn and use powerful magic spells. Infiltrate the fortress to pass through […]

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