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Nantucket likely to see a native games release

nantucket strategy rpg games release for windows linux via steam and gog

Nantucket strategy rpg now has a release on Steam and GOG for Windows, but the games likely coming to Linux. We reached out to developer Picaresque Studio via Twitter. And it seems like Linux is in the plan:

So being that Nantucket is using the Unity game engine. This should make it easier for the studio to create a native port. That being said, the games release is brand new. So this means that bugs and other tweaks are being worked on.
Also, Picaresque Studio have yet to issue a time frame for the release. So this will be a wait and see.

Also confirmed, Nantucket works via PlayOnLinux using Wine Staging 2.15

Chase after Moby Dick, and live through the Golden Age of American whaling in this seafaring strategy game. Set sail around the world, manage your ship and crew, and live Ishmael’s story, the sole survivor of the Pequod, a few years after the events narrated by Herman Melville in his masterpiece.

Nantucket – Launch Trailer (Windows, Linux in the plans)

Nantucket Features:

  • Set sail and explore the seas
    Set sail around the world, visit cities, and increase your prestige by hunting whales, landing jobs, and searching for new adventures.
  • Be the captain you want to be
    Develop your character in true RPG fashion, by increasing your stats, choosing your reactions, and developing your seafaring skills.
  • Manage your ship and crew
    Hire and manage your crew, give them tasks on your ship, and improve your ship with new compartments, expanding your ship’s capabilities.
  • Experience the Golden Age of whaling
    Experience more than a thousand unique events tailored around your choices—and face the results of your actions.
  • Hunt whales and fight pirates
    Discover new whaling areas, hunt whales for blubber, and protect your ship from pirates using a turn-based combat system.
  • Chase after Moby Dick
    Follow an original story line and complete quests to unveil the secrets behind Moby Dick and dissolve Ahab’s curse.


Steam and GOG games release:

Nantucket is likely coming to Linux games, beside Windows. So there is no confirmed release date yet. While the games available on Steam and GOG with a 10% discount until January 25th.

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