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

Insurance Squared Inc. gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Tue May 11 14:50:46 EDT 2010


Wow.  When I bought the stuff it was at $87,000.  Now it's 10 times 
that.  Great!

On 11/05/10 02:22 PM, Chris Irwin wrote:
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 14:22, 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.
>>      
> They announced that if they reach one million dollars, they will
> release the source for Gish, Lugaru, and Penumbra Overture. I'm not
> sure what license specifically, or if that also covers artwork and
> resources, but it is definately interesting.
>
> I threw in $25 and grabbed the Linux builds. They are currently at
> $976,723, with about 1.5 hours left. Looks like they might make it.
>
> Also, Linux users are still paying roughly twice what windows users
> are. According to the graph, it looks like we're roughly 25% of the
> sales, with Windows being about 50%. Which means that we are on almost
> an equal finacial footing with Windows users. Interesting.
>
>    

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