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Ship of Fools cooperative roguelite holds hope

ship of fools cooperative roguelite game holds hope for linux with windows pc

Ship of Fools cooperative roguelite game holds hope for Linux with Windows PC. Due to the creative efforts of developer Fika Productions. Working to make its way onto Steam.

Fika Productions have announced that Ship of Fools will launch later this year. The frantic one or two-player local and online co-op roguelite is destined for Steam. While taking place on the high seas. Ship of Fools follows a bunch of brave (well, foolhardy) humanlike sailors out to save their Archipelago. Doing so from gigantic, deadly leviathans, and The Everlasting Storm. While they strive to prevent the Aquapocalypse.

Thanks to an email from developer Fika Productions, there is also hope for Linux.

If we see a lot of interest for a Linux version we’ll surely do it

While this may sound like good news for Ship of Fools. The developers also point out the cost factor of porting. Since the team pays some pricey licenses for their development tools. So of course they need to see if the price of a native Linux build is worth it. Which also is the same for Mac too.
That being said, the gameplay like Don’t Starve, in a sense. But since Unity 3D does make the porting process far easier. Linux makes for a far more stable platform for co-op gaming. Plus there a Linux thread on Steam already, so you can share your vote there. The more the better. Also, check out the trailer below.

Ship of Fools | Announcement Trailer

As the Fools and their good ship Stormstrider sale the treacherous waters of the Archipelago. They’ll also engage in chaotic cannon firefights and thwack enemies with oars. Even run-saving deck repairs as the behemoths from the depths try to send them to Davey Jones’ locker. Along the way, this Ship of Fools will have to work together to stave off enemy encounters to secure rewards. Then uncover lost treasures and remote shops on islands. All while you use harpoons to loot items adrift on the open sea. Ultimately defeating the final boss and try to stop the end of the world.

Key features include:

  • Bombastic combat – Frantic ship-based combat against colossal leviathans. Ship of Fools will also bring you horrifying creatures from across the deep, dark waters of the Archipelago
  • Frantic co-op experience – Designed from the keel up for co-op play and managing ship repairs in the heat of battle. Reload and re-manoeuvre cannons. Also use paddles to strike enemies as they board the Stormstrider
  • Endless replayability – Upgrade your crew and unlock items and additional Fools. Due to take on the ever-changing seas, with multiple runs needed to avert the Aquapocalypse.

Ship of Fools cooperative roguelite game holds hope for Linux with Windows PC. So be sure to vote and Wishlist the game on Steam. The game launches November 22nd, 2022.

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