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

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Fri May 7 12:51:12 EDT 2010


On Fri, 2010-05-07 at 12:36 -0400, Lori Paniak wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-05-07 at 11:22 -0400, Richard Weait wrote:
> > On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 2:22 PM, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> 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.
> > 
> > Every time I see one of these, they end the same way.
> > 
> > Linux users value software more than windows users.
> > http://blog.wolfire.com/2010/05/Linux-users-contribute-twice-as-much-as-Windows-users
> 
> 
> That's awful.  I'll have to head over there right now and make the gap a
> little bigger...
> 
> Is there a web site/blog/twitter-thingy that keeps track of these kinds
> of offers?   I'd like to participate in them more often.
> _______________________________________________


World of Goo comes in a deb?  And it "just appears" in the Games tab of
my ubuntu system?  Now that is FLOSS progress!
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