Another Humble Indie Bundle Is Coming
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming on 9 December 2010 at 09:51 AM EST. 29 Comments
Earlier this year there was the "Humble Indie Bundle" where anyone could purchase a set of four Indie computer games (that are Linux compatible) for any price they wanted. The games included World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru, and Penumbra Overture. This ended up being such a success with the game developers that they ended up open-sourcing the games after raising quite a bit of money off this bundled deal. Now it appears the developers are working on a second Humble Indie Bundle.

As has been brought up in our forums, Wolffire Studios is now displaying a "#2" on the Humble Indie Bundle web-site with an e-mail subscription option to be notified when this new collection of game launches. At the same time, they've announced those that purchased the original bundle can now access their games (with no extra cost) from Valve's Steam delivery platform. [This is also a good time to remind Linux gamers and other Phoronix readers to subscribe to our Facebook page.]

Let's see what games launch with Humble Indie Bundle #2. While on the topic of Linux gaming, LGP is finally back online and Unigine has delayed OilRush to March, but their Linux game development competition ends tomorrow.
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