[kwlug-disc] Choose your price for five Linux indie games

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Wed May 5 09:01:33 EDT 2010


I've only installed World of Goo, but it worked fine for me...

Yeah.  Linux, eh?

Darcy.

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 8:30 AM, Insurance Squared Inc.
<gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
> So I bought them.  I'm no gamer but I figured it was a good enough idea to
> try them out.
>
> The first game dies when I run it - nothing happens.
>
> The second game reset my screen resolution to 640X480 then died.  It didn't
> change my desktop size though, so I couldn't see any of my gui tools to fix
> the problem.   Or even launch a terminal if I knew how to fix it from the
> command line.  So the second game required a reboot of my desktop.
>
> The third game worked and had some pretty intimidating graphics on the
> splash screens.  The game itself is somewhat 1980's.
>
> The fourth one I haven't figured out how to run yet.  I'll try the fifth one
> today if I have time.
>
> So far, we don't have an xbox killer yet.
>
> On 04/05/10 02:22 PM, Darcy Casselman wrote:
>>
>> These guys are offering five DRM-free, Linux-compatible indie games
>> (World of Goo, Gish, Aquaria, Lugaru, Penumbra) for whatever price you
>> want to pay.  And you can choose to have them donate some or all of
>> that price to charity (Child's Play and the EFF).
>>
>> http://www.wolfire.com/humble
>>
>> No, it's not free software, but it is kind of awesome.
>>
>> Darcy.
>>
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