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Solstice Chronicles: MIA hits July 26th on Steam

solstice chronicles: mia hits july 26th on steam for windows then linux mac gaming

So what do you do with an infected Martian colony? Chatty drone companion? While facing off against unending hordes of space mutants that want to tear you limb from limb? Just another day at the office in #SolsticeChroniclesMIA. Coming first to #Windows, then Linux and Mac.

Launching July 26th on Steam. Since Ironward’s Solstice Chronicles: MIA will throw players into the boots of a lone marine. While left for dead, clawing for his own shotgun-induced survival. As he faces off against all manner of sci-fi horrors while #gaming. Don’t believe us? Check out the game’s teaser trailer below for a look at the explosive action lying in wait:

Blending twin-stick shooter gaming sensibilities with deep tactics. So you’d better be ready to flex your brain muscles before the mutants get to them first. The horrors bearing down on you aren’t liable to take it easy. So you’ll need to take advantage of Solstice Chronicles’ class-based skill-trees . With upgradeable weaponry, and countless drone abilities. Making it out alive at least until the bigger baddies start dropping in.

Solstice Chronicles: MIA Features

  • Master fluid twin-stick combat to blast through waves of mutants on Mars.
  • Use your drone’s abilities tactically. Weighing the risk and reward of decisions. Since these drastically change the threat you face.
  • Decide between scavenging for supplies and upgrades. All to face off the oncoming menace or pushing forward. Potentially unprepared for the enemies still to come.
  • Decimate the mutant onslaught with upgradeable weaponry, including shotguns, rocket launchers, and more, as well as special Heavy weapons, like the autocannon and flamethrower, which will obliterate everything in their path.
  • Develop your own skill tree from across four classes–Assault, Demolition, Hellfire, and Terminator–to become the ultimate instrument of destruction.

What about the Linux release?

“Prob by the end of the year, first we must finish the PC one [release].”

Come July 26th, it’s time to let your fight-or-flight instincts kick into overdrive. How will you take the fight to the mutants? Trigger finger can’t wait that long? Scratch that Martian-hunting itch in Ironward’s debut titleThe Red Solstice, on sale for 70% off as part of the Steam Summer Sale starting now. Which is not a native Linux build, just Windows. Yet is still playable using PlayOnLinux or Wine.

Solace Crafting survival RPG coming to Linux

solace crafting survival rpg coming to linux gaming 2017

Since Solace Crafting is a distance based fantasy survival RPG coming in #2017. While Linux, Mac and Windows players get thrown into a foreign dimension of #gaming. Since they are challenged at first to survive the elements and human needs. Gathering resources, conquering challenges and uncovering secret areas. Because it’s our duty to help us all grow stronger and travel through increasingly dangerous landscapes.
Yet through exploration, building, and adventure, we must find a way home. While facing the evil devouring our home planet. We must travel astral planes and parallel dimensions. While trying to stop the multiverse from coming apart at the seams. Yes this is the brave new adventure that awaits in Solace Crafting.

So really, Solace Crafting is a fantasy RPG. While also a creative outlet for gamers, allowing extreme customization of everything. Which includes appearance, skills, equipment and housing. So players have completely open classes with unlimited levels, to fully customizable crafting recipes. Therefore player uniqueness is a top priority. And if you like to craft, build, or try out different characters. This is Solace Crafting, offering near limitless personalization and replay value. Due to the creative pseudo-realistic fantasy mutiverse.

Solace Crafting Features

  • 48km (~30mi) extreme viewing distance of biomes, encounters, and more
  • Distance based difficulty in fully procedural worlds: 3km = 1 level
  • Procedural monsters, quests, and encounters
  • Highly customizable “recipeless” crafting and enchanting systems
  • No class-based equipment limitations
  • “No rules” player generation allowing any color, shape, size or “race”
  • Completely open classes with branching and evolving skilltrees
  • Adaptive building interface makes large scale projects a breeze
  • Non-physics based buildings will never break or decay
  • Craft and place teleport crystals to travel instantly across vast distances
  • No mini-games, no loading bars, no timers, no chance based mechanics
  • No pay-to-play, no pay-to-win, updates/expansions free of charge

So the art style are interesting. Seeing a release is coming for Linux, Mac and Windows PC this December. Yet offering a slightly different survival RPG aspect to gaming in 2017. Since we have an abundance of similar games, we are keen to see Solace Crafting evolve.

For more details about Solace Crafting, check out the official website.

Vidar puzzle adventure RPG release for Linux

vidar puzzle adventure rpg release for linux gaming 2017

Since it happens every now again, we miss something. Hence the release of #Vidar for Linux, Mac and Windows PC’s. While it’s been almost a week since the 2017 debut in #gaming. Yet here we are releasing news now, I know.

Since every villager has heavily interdependent relationships with the others. So when one person dies, everyone else’s stories changes. Therefore if the blacksmith loses her apprentice, she’ll give you different quests. And if the blacksmith loses her supplier, still different. Then she predeceases both, then those two will respond accordingly, etc. Because the order of deaths is random. The story and quests you receive will be different every time you are gaming.

Therefore to stop the killings you’ll need to enter a puzzle dungeon. So while using tools and your environment to help navigate to the center of the cave before everyone is dead in town. These puzzles are also randomly chosen from a bank of hundreds. So that when you come back to see a new story unfold, you’ll also face a new challenge.

Vidar Features:

  • Explore themes of grief, community, nostalgia, loss
  • Quests, rewards, and story determined by who lives and who dies
  • Town events reflect the state of Vidar, as jobs go untended
  • Four unique puzzle biomes, each with new takes on classic mechanics

So Vidar is available now in gaming on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Since the release is available on Steam and Humble Store. Steam has a 25% discount for a few more hours at $7.49 USD. Which definitely one of the more interesting releases for 2017. Check it out.

LandTraveller RPG now on Early Access (Linux)

landtraveller release indie rpg in linux mac windows pc games

Since players become a kemonomimi and thrive in this action RPG, LandTraveller. Hence the #games now available on Early Access for Linux, Mac and #Windows PC’s. Players get to see a constructive world from a new perspective. All while you customize, battle, and grow with deep action #RPG elements. And you also get to invite NPC citizens to join your cave or village. Because you become close to your inner beast and realize that full potential, right?

So LandTraveller will feature lots of RPG character customization. Set to fit your preferred play style strategy. Since players can play through a personal story or in a conquest with friends. You can explore where you wish. Players can advance through the single player by clearing a series of “dungeons”. While the multiplayer allows you to build a community for NPC’s to move into. Or to simply discover existing settlements. So go on and search for lost knowledge. Including rare material that enables you to craft powerful equipment.

Developer WolfCoder Workshop explanation:

After many years, starting as a distant concept and gathering a small group of followers. Passing through Steam Greenlight a year before its closure. LandTraveller has finally reached the Steam store in Early Access! In its current state, the game features multiplayer supported by 3rd party servers. S story mode completed up to the first chapter and a freestyle explore mode. Even support to redefine worlds to customize explore mode and multiplayer.

Just create your character from animal to color theme. Enter in a world seed and set out to explore. You can craft precisely what you want for your character. Pick your loadout based on your play style from a variety of weapons, and apply weapon mods. Augment your character through abilities. Players can learn by levelling up and raising your proficiency in different areas. Orbs will give your weapons different special secondary attacks based on your current weapon type for versatility.

Still true to its roots as a constructive game, you can collect materials and build in a 3D world. The 2D isometric projection is only a view to the world, presented together with realtime chiptune sound emulation for a nostalgic feel. No more relying on just the right weapon or gear to drop! If handcrafted world building is more your thing, the story mode features unique NPCs and lore to discover. There’s no survival mechanics like hunger or durability to worry about, just good old-fashioned combat and exploration.

So there you have it, LandTraveller. The games now available on Early Access for Linux, Mac and Windows PC’s.

Darkened Abyss mystical RPG hits Kickstarter

darkened abyss mystical rpg hits kickstarter and windows games

Darkened Abyss makes a crowdfunding debut via Kickstarter. While the #games coined for being a minimalistic, zoomed-out, top-down perspective, mystical RPG. Yet the trailer seems to give off a dystopian feel. And it’s coming to Linux, Mac and #Windows. Yet the games designed to redefine the exploration and #adventuregame genre. So that might all seem a big wordy, but the concept is somewhat straight forward.

Okay, so imagine yourself stumbling around in darkness. When suddenly you are rewarded with an amazing and astonishing discovery. So you take caution. However, because your next discovery may be your last. This is what developer Shard Machine wants to make as captivating as possible. Since the games expected to boast inorganic monsters and ancient civilization relics. While being set in strangely beautiful landscapes.

So what would do if you find yourself unconscious at the bottom of an abyss? While you have no memory of who you are or how you got there? And since the only way out is through exploration. Will you embark in the discovery and electrifying combats using your wits and courage?

Darkened Abyss Features:

  • Discover new clues, puzzles, fighting abilities. Including powerful ancient weapons to help you unlock mysteries. And battle against mystical creatures lurking in the dark.
  • Explore different and unique levels in the vast world within the abyss. The deeper you go the more chaotic your surroundings become. Search for hidden rooms and treasure spots. Giving you an advantage during your journey.
  • Encounter a variety of monsters. Since each represents the traits of their environment. While also giving clues to pieces of your past. The further down you go, the stronger and smarter they get. Approaching you with more advanced attack patterns, rapid movement and traps. With special abilities of their own.

Since some of Darkened Abyss details sound familiar. However it’s the games development and creative aspects that give it the edge. And to be honest, the whole setting reminds me of Jotun. Yet it’s still a very unique experience coming to Linux, Mac and Windows. And check out the campaign, such as the Core Mechanics. Which are the weapons and attacks outlined for the game.

So Darkened Abyss is currently looking for crowdfunding pledges on Kickstarter.