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A Duo Of Peculiar Games Being Ported To Linux

Gaming

Published on 12 January 2013 08:50 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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Replay Games has written into Phoronix to talk about two commercial game titles that they will be bringing to Linux.

The two games coming out of Replay Games for Linux is "Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded" and "Fester Mudd: The Curse of the Gold" will be out soon for the penguin operating system.

About the Leisure Suit Larry successor, Replay writes, " Replay has been hard at work on the remake of Leisure Suit Larry which had a very successful Kickstarter campaign. Leisure Suit Larry is one of the most iconic characters in the history of computer gaming. The game follows the life of Larry Laffer, a loveable loser who is a balding, dorky, double entendre-speaking, leisure suit-wearing "lady’s man". The new Larry game is going to be expanded and enhanced in every detail and ready for mobile devices, PCs, and LINUX!"

Replay raised $655,182 of a $500k Kickstarter goal to develop this Leisure Suit Larry successor.

About the Fester Medd game, it is described as, "a throwback to the old school adventure games that dominated gaming in the 80’s and 90’s. With a western theme and strong comedic elements, Fester Mudd will be Replay’s first original intellectual property adventure title."

Below are the video trailers on these two peculiar games that are coming natively to Linux that will be distributed via Valve's Steam client.


About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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