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Old 12-02-2011, 09:50 PM   #31
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It is, after all, the holiday season again.

Oil Rush is my first holiday season purchase.

Project Zomboid would likely be added to my CC statement next. Further purchases will be informed by which Linux games do well in the indiedb competition.

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Old 12-02-2011, 10:12 PM   #32
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I bought Dungeons of Dredmor already, and will purchase the Introversion HIB. 3 days left, better hurry
 
Old 12-03-2011, 06:05 AM   #33
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I bought Oil Rush. I will say more on it when they finish it.
 
Old 12-05-2011, 12:07 AM   #34
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Finally purchased the Introversion Bundle.
I should probably start using Desura a little more. I've been launching my games the traditional way. Desura has the ability to add links to already installed games - which I need to take advantage of.
Right now, I have more games than I do time. Unless something spectacular comes out, I'm done for awhile*. We purchased HIB #1 (World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Penumbra:Overture, Lugaru, Samorost 2), #2 (Braid, Cortex Command, Machinarium, Osmos, Revenge of the Titans), The Frozenbyte Bundle (Trine, Shadowgrounds, and Shadowgrounds Survivor), but passed on the others.

We also purchased the bundle deals from Charlie's Games, Puppy Games, and the Penumbra collection. Pre-ordered Oil Rush, purchased Family Farm and Dungeons of Dredmor as soon as they were available. Along with Neverwinter Nights, UT:2004, ET:Quake Wars, a few I'm forgetting - we have plenty of commercial games - not to mention the slew of open source games out there.

*Not actually There are some Runesoft Games I've been itching to play. If LGP ever finishes Bandits, or when/if Nemesys ports their games to Linux.
 
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For my part, I picked up the id Software Super Pack when it was half-price a couple of weeks ago. Stretching the definition of "native Linux games", I guess, but you can get native ports for many of those games directly from id Software.

disturbed1, I should bookmark your post and bring it up every time someone says "but Linux has no games!" Linux has more high-quality commercial games than anyone can play. And that's not counting things like Exult (the Ultima 7 player), DosBox, ScummVM, Wine, source ports (like eduke32 and prboom), etc.

Incidentally, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars has just been delisted on Steam, for some reason.

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Old 12-07-2011, 08:55 AM   #36
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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars is listed as being on "final clearance" at Future Shop. So I'm picking it up.
 
Old 12-09-2011, 01:57 PM   #37
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Still holding some hope for Rage linux client, even though the game was panned by reviews I'd buy a linux version as soon as it's out. A bit like ET:QuakeWars: the game could be used as a good testing and benchmarking tool - CPU/GPU demanding, using relatively new graphics engine. Not that ET:QW is a bad game, I just couldn't get into it - heavy focus on online team play is not my cup of tea. Small but dedicated community with only few servers that are always populated exists, saying that, I never had a problem finding a game with good ping. By any margin, ETQW is fared far better in the long run than say Prey or Quake4 did.
This Xmas, sadly, all my new games are on windows steam install: Portal2, FarCry1, Empire:Total War.
 
Old 12-23-2011, 10:26 AM   #38
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For my part, I picked up the id Software Super Pack when it was half-price a couple of weeks ago. Stretching the definition of "native Linux games", I guess, but you can get native ports for many of those games directly from id Software.

disturbed1, I should bookmark your post and bring it up every time someone says "but Linux has no games!" Linux has more high-quality commercial games than anyone can play. And that's not counting things like Exult (the Ultima 7 player), DosBox, ScummVM, Wine, source ports (like eduke32 and prboom), etc.

Incidentally, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars has just been delisted on Steam, for some reason.
I've never used Steam, but I have looked at it, and I can't find any info that suggests I can get linux games from it. Which is a shame because Hammerfight looks like fun and I missed it on humblebundle
 
Old 12-23-2011, 05:06 PM   #39
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I've never used Steam, but I have looked at it, and I can't find any info that suggests I can get linux games from it. Which is a shame because Hammerfight looks like fun and I missed it on humblebundle
Hammerfight is in the current HIB as an added bonus.

Steam mostly works, most of the time with most versions of Wine with some games. I installed Steam a while ago just to play a single game - Torchlight. Once I beat the game, and wore out it's replay value, haven't found the need to use Steam again.

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Great, now I'm thinking about playing Torchlight again

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Old 12-24-2011, 02:28 AM   #40
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Hammerfight is in the current HIB as an added bonus.
That rules, it wasn't in there when I purchased it, they must have just added it.
 
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Hammerfight wasn't included at first. Like the other HIB's, if you match/exceed the average payment you get the bonus games.

I did finally purchase HIB4, but I haven't even played the Introversion games yet. Accidentally clicked on Edge World in G+.


IMO Linux needs causal games. Something like Big Fish Games, or the now defunct Reflexive Games. Even though most of these games all work 100% in wine, it would be nice if Desura (or someone else) could work with the devs of these games. There are possibly millions of titles all at a reasonable price. Between the 3 of us (Self, Girlfriend, Roommate) we've spent $1,000's and far too many hours playing titles like Plants Vs. Zombies, Alice Green Fingers, Farm Frenzy, Garden Defense, Cake Mania ...

I know PopCap ported some of their games to Mac - means OpenGL. Plus there is a port of the PopCap Games Framework
 
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Hammerfight wasn't included at first. Like the other HIB's, if you match/exceed the average payment you get the bonus games.

I did finally purchase HIB4, but I haven't even played the Introversion games yet. Accidentally clicked on Edge World in G+.


IMO Linux needs causal games. Something like Big Fish Games, or the now defunct Reflexive Games. Even though most of these games all work 100% in wine, it would be nice if Desura (or someone else) could work with the devs of these games. There are possibly millions of titles all at a reasonable price. Between the 3 of us (Self, Girlfriend, Roommate) we've spent $1,000's and far too many hours playing titles like Plants Vs. Zombies, Alice Green Fingers, Farm Frenzy, Garden Defense, Cake Mania ...

I know PopCap ported some of their games to Mac - means OpenGL. Plus there is a port of the PopCap Games Framework
I had already spent more than the average, but hammerfight still wasn't available as a bonus back then (I bought it the day it came out).


also, how come so many of your games are garden related?
 
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also, how come so many of your games are garden related?
We like our veggies

Never noticed that before, but it's true. My Girlfriend, and our Roommate love those farm games. Personally, I think they're a little boring and tedious. Plants vs. Zombies is a different story though.
 
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Cave Story + and Defender's Quest.
 
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You mean you can buy cave story ?
 
  


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