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Flippin Kaktus 2D brutal action to support Proton

flippin kaktus 2d brutal action game to support proton on linux via windows pc with mac

Flippin Kaktus 2D brutal action game to support Proton on Linux via Windows PC with Mac. All thanks to further details and development efforts of rage++. Due to make its way onto Steam next month.

You had a life once, a family, a home to go back to. This all changed when the cartel raided your house. Now you’re on the run. No, you’re on the hunt. Your sister Adelita has been taken, your life ruined. And also your solitaire game is interrupted. Some things cannot be forgiven. Prepare yourself for Flippin Kaktus, coming to all platforms including Steam on May 12th, 2022.

The Flippin Kaktus release indeed coming to Linux, but due to release on Mac and Windows PC first.

Originally I planned to have a Linux version, however, there are some engine issues, that’s why we won’t be able to have it by release date.
The consolation of course is that we’ve tested Flippin Kaktus via Proton and it’s working fine.

While this is still not a “no” to Linux support. It’s more of a ‘hold on while we find a fix’. In the mean time, due note that the games id developed via GameMaker Studio 2. This is why Proton support works so well on Linux. And judging by the email reply from rage++, the native build delay is more of an annoyance. But at least with confirmed Proton support for Linux and Steam Deck, this is still a plus. Plus I’m just looking forward to blowing things up.

Flippin Kaktus Date Reveal

Flippin Kaktus is a brutal action-driven vendetta featuring a spiky hero with a thorny past and rage outbreaks combat style. When the vicious drug cartel raids his home, he breaks bad in a hardcore journey to save his foster family. Reveal the dark side of the wacky 80s punk and flip the switch to obliterate anyone in his path.

Experience carefully crafted levels and a story full of twists and turns in Flippin Kaktus. All thought up and lovingly constructed by a lone determined developer with a grand vision.

Features:

  • GO ON A RAMPAGE:
    You can choose the way you want to fight the enemies – the end justifies the extreme measures you need to jump on. Use Kaktus rage mode to make thugs get what they deserve. Fuel up with tequila and other adrenaline pumping substances to destroy the cartel into oblivion.
  • OR DO IT QUIETLY
    If you don’t want to find yourself in a direct fight with the bandits without a plan. Then Flippin Kaktus let you use the many options available. – dodge bullets, equip different armors, use the interactive environment, and set traps to get rid of enemies in a more sophisticated way. Do you prefer to do it quietly? Maybe Sabotage their actions in a sneaky way? This is the perfect option for you.
  • ADDICTIVE GAMEPLAY
    In each of the game’s levels, you’ll find a variety of options that will allow you to take down the bad guys, whether it’s Rambo-style or by doing it more tactically. Combine both setting effects and insane kills, or just sneak up and kill them one by one. The goal is simple, dominate them all.
  • NOSTALGIA IS KEY
    Immerse yourself directly into Flippin Kaktus 11 unique beautifully hand-crafted levels. All inspired by Latin-American aesthetics, good old classic retro games, and critically acclaimed VHS action flicks.
  • RETRO!
    Enjoy a uniquely composed fusion of authentic mariachi, rock, and synthwave. Explore artist inspired graphic novels to engage deeper into the story. While you solve all the puzzles as you connect all the dots in this thrilling desperado odyssey.

Prepare yourself Flippin Kaktus for 2D brutal action. Due to release on Steam, May 12th, 2022. Along with support for Linux via Proton, until native support is available, as well as Mac and Windows PC. So be sure to Wishlist the game.