TARTARUS first person game with action elements gets a Linux release on Steam and Humble Store, worth a buy. The games set in terrifyingly dark sci-fi universe. And also discounted 60% during the Winter Sale.
In TARTARUS, you will play as Cooper. While trying to hack the ship’s system‘s via using “Terminals”. Hacking the ship is the real challenge. So yYou have to use specific Terminal commands. Which we should all be familiar with in Linux. These are also realistic, to make it work. Sometimes you have to search “Items” to get information which you need, to solve problems. TARTARUS has retro style elements like iconic sci-fi movies.
TARTARUS Official Launch Trailer (Linux, Windows)
Set in the year of 2230 on Mining and Research vessel Tartarus (MRS TARTARUS 220478). Activates the security protocol near Neptune without any sign. So the only chance for crew to survive is to reach the Bridge. Restart all systems one by one before the ship crashes into Neptune. Players take on the roll of Cooper (cook and miner of the ship). Since he has no education or training about electronics or piloting. Also, to overcome this, vessel engineer ‘Andrew” is helping as much as he can. While it’s not as easy as it sounds…it’s up to you.
With the unique game mechanics, retro-futuristic style, and command-line terminal system. Welcome to a different kind of gaming experience.
TARTARUS Features :
- First Person Action
- Immersive storytelling with a rich and simple gameplay
- Advanced text based puzzles
- Retro-Futuristic Atmosphere
Worth a buy on Steam?
While the exploration aspect definitely gets the attention. But one can’t help wonder what’s around the next corner, hmm?
So yes, TARTARUS is worth a buy? The games release discount of 60% on Steam and Humble Store certainly helps. Along with Linux support, and Windows, if you are into that sort of thing.
Linux release System Requirements:
- OS: Ubuntu 16.04.3 or newer
- Processor: Intel i7 4930k @ 3.4 GHz
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 6GB
- Storage: 9 GB available space