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Planetary Annihilation brings RTS gameplay to a new generation of players in a way that's never been seen before.
Planetary Annihilation brings RTS gameplay to a new generation of players in a way that's never been seen before.
44,162 backers pledged $2,229,344 to help bring this project to life.

Linux Support Confirmed!

You spoke, we listened; Linux support is confirmed. This is not a stretch goal. We are supporting it right out of the gate.

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    1. Chris H (fydo) on

      Thanks so much, I backed this because of the Linux support! Awesome!

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      Enrico Heine on

      You need Linux supporters? What do you expect from a Linux Supporter? I can help you with Bug Reports and doing tests on Debian Squeeze 64 Bit with an ATI Radeon HD 6850 running the newest Catalyst Driver including finally working 32 Bit driver Support for older Applications/Games. So let me know if I can help you somehow.

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      firesock on

      Linux support? Well why not then.

    4. Esteban on

      awesome I was not going to back this project but LINUX IS AWESOME and these game is too

    5. Stephen on

      Was interested in this game but wasn't planning on backing it. Until you guys announced Linux support :-)

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      Anonymous Coward on

      Also backed for Linux support!

    7. wallnuss on

      I just tripled my pledge after reading this :)

    8. Cameron Wiebe on

      Thank you for supporting linux!

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      pecanbery on

      Backed because of the linux support!

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      stevie on

      Will the alpha and beta versions of the game also be available for people using Linux?

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      chip on

      Linux support for me, another $40 for you :D

    12. Adam Jennings on

      Thanks for the Linux support! Backed and shared!

    13. Erik Günther on

      Hay! $1050k mark is passed and no updated poster :D

    14. Joseph Pianta on

      Sykoste: view http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/659943965/planetary-annihilation-a-next-generation-rts/
      That was enough to double my pledge! I look forward to a boxed edition filled with miniatures!

    15. Matt Evans on

      I backed before I learned about Linux support. That is just gravy on top!

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      cyclooctane on

      I agree with tnxgalaxy
      As a Linux user I am looking forward to this.
      But for me, real LAN support would be great.

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      Erich Hoover on

      I found out about this from phoronix, but had to haggle with myself for a few days about how much to spend. I'm so excited to see such a large scale RTS come to Linux, thanks so much!

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      elaner on

      Thanks for Linux support!

    19. tnxgalaxy on

      my wishes ?
      1) a real LAN support :)
      2) make sure I'll be able to play the game in 10 years, as I did with Total Annihilation (and probably SupCom :)) if it has to have DRMs which I understand, please release a patch that unlocks that in a few years
      3) when the game doesn't make money anymore, that would be awesome if it could be opensources (source code + artwork), with similar plans as Minecraft

      Thanks for reading :)

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      Andrew Markin on

      Thnx for Linux support.

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      Dirk Walter on

      Thanks for the linux support you got my money. :)

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      Louis Bergelson on

      It's exciting to see this coming out for linux. I know it's unlikely, but I would love to see this open sourced. I'm sure you could get a lot of die-hard linux backers to kick in a lot more that way. Since it's being supported by the community it would be great if it was entirely open.

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      Kyle Oh on

      Amazing looking game, but Linux was the reason pushing me over the edge to help kick this project. I can't wait! :D

    24. shawn stokes on

      if we all just give $7 more we would be over

    25. Matt Evans on

      Yes, Linux please.

    26. George Sedov on

      If linux is here, so am I :)

    27. Jacques Schaefer on

      New baken onboard :)

      Linux support.....:D

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      D. K. Henry on

      Great job guys. I supported it early on simply because I am a sucker for this kind of RTS, I am even more excited to get my hands on it now !

      P.S. I Have supported at the level to get access to the alpha, and linux is the only OS I have so if you need linux testers look me up.

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      nibulix on

      SteamForLinux.com is a Backer now!

    30. akaIDIOT on

      This just makes things all the more worth while, kudos, sirs (and penguin)!

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      maxime on

      Linux support ... thank you, just thank you !

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      Zonjai on

      I love the concept and the info video. Linux support out of the gate, you got my pledge. Thank you.

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      John Horan on

      Excellent, have some money.

    34. Horst Jens on

      We Linux gamers WANT to throw money at good games and the ipublishers keep saying we are no market. You got my money !

    35. Pablo "Diacrítica" on

      Linux Support, there goes my pledge!

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      salsadoom on

      Linux support, and suddenly my money appears.

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      Colin Clausen on

      marvin: plug your 60in screen into your computer, the ouya isnt powerful enough to do a game like this, especially not on a 60in screen. Thats just a -sad- fact.

    38. Martin Hlavac on

      Great news!... It would be great to play game without a need to reboot to another system

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      Marvin Murdock on

      Are you thinking of OUYA support? It would be great to smash planets a 60in screen!!!

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      rickstarter on

      Just wanted to chime in and say that Linux support got me to chip in too. Looking forward to the finished product!

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      Shawn MacFarland
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      Pledged fot linux support. Looking forward to this game, and the many many more you make after it.

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      Paul Grove on

      First I was 'OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111!1!11 this game looks awesome!', then I saw linux support, then I clicked pledge.

      Nice one guys can't wait!

    43. Cosmin L. Neagu on

      Pledged for linux support.

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      Tigra Polosatij on

      Pledged for linux support.

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      Michael Young on

      Mmm. Totally should include a tux commander for Linux users?

    46. S.D. on

      Hell yeah! Space Penguins geared up for launch...

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      Allan Mouawad on

      Pledged away thanks to Linux support. About time developers started to support it!