[News] Games for GNU/Linux: Pre-order Discount, GNU/Linux Users Spend More

[News] Games for GNU/Linux: Pre-order Discount, GNU/Linux Users Spend More

Post by Roy Schest » Mon, 10 May 2010 01:05:23

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent pre-order discount!

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| Frictional Games, which produced the
| successful Penumbra Game Series have
| announced recently, that since the Humble
| Indie Bundle is such a great success (close
| to 50000 contributions so far) they offer
| Amnesia: The Dark Descent for pre-order at
| 50% discount (which amounts then to 10$)
| until May 11.


GNU/Linux Users Contribute Twice As Much As Windows Users !

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| One of the companies behind The Humble
| Indie Bundle, Wolfire Games reports that
| GNU/Linux users contribute twice as much as
| Windows users !
| This is not the first time the GNU/Linux
| gamers prove that they are excellent
| costumers, a while ago I posted that when
| 2dboy the developers of World Of Goo which
| BTW is also a part of the Humble Indie
| Bundle, made the birthday sales week,
| GNU/Linux users chose to pay more the the
| Mac and Windows users.

http://www.yqcomputer.com/ *** .com/gnulinux-users-contribute-twice-as-much-as-windows-users/


The Humble Indie Bundle: Pay-What-You-Want for Games and Help EFF!

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| Wolfire Games is running an innovative pay-
| what-you-want promotion for five great
| indie video games with some proceeds
| benefiting EFF! Normally the five games
| would be valued at $80, but from now until
| Tuesday, 5/11, you can pay what you want
| for the entire game bundle including:
| * World of Goo
| * Aquaria
| * Gish
| * Lugaru HD
| * Penumbra Overture



The MMORPG Ryzom goes Free Software!

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| Winch Gate Properties Ltd, the developer and
| publisher of massively-multiplayer online
| science-fantasy role playing games, is proud
| to announce the release of the source code
| and artistic assets of the popular MMORPG
| Ryzom to the Free Software Development
| Community.


Ryzom MMORPG Released As Free Software

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| Ryzom, a popular massively multi-player
| online role-playing game (MMORPG), is being
| entirely open-sourced and even the artwork
| is going to be provided freely too. The
| Ryzom game is being put out under the GNU
| Affero GPL and the artwork is going under
| the Creative Commons.

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