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New Ryan Gordon Game Port Goes Into Beta

Gaming

Published on 14 December 2009 03:20 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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A game that Ryan Gordon has been porting to Linux for some time has just went into an open beta testing process. However, it's not Unreal Tournament 3 that went from being potentially one of the greatest games for Linux to an uncertain future to now being dead, but it's a much smaller game. This game now in an open beta is Aquaria, which comes from the Bit Blot indie game studio.

We first shared that Aquaria was being ported to Linux back in August and then Ryan confirmed he was working on it, and now its close to completion. Ryan Gordon is hoping the Linux client will be fully set by mid-January. The native Linux version of Aquaria can be downloaded from right here with no need to mess around with any registration steps or other processes. The announcement was made at Icculus.org.

Bit Blot's Aquaria is an underwater fantasy game. More details are available from the game's web-site.

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