Jack Keane Arriving for Linux Soon

July 1st, 2008 by thomassteiding

RuneSoft announced the following concerning their port of the adventure game Jack Keane:

Jack Keane cover

After the completion of the Apple Macintosh version of “Jack Keane”, the young British man is now ready to start his adventures on the Linux platform as well. The Linux version is currently in Beta testing and should start shipping this summer.

About Jack Keane

Colonial England. Under a certain amount of… duress… Jack takes on a job which will not only cause him a great deal of trouble, but also bring to light the answer to a mystery out of his distant past. A lack of money leads Jack to accept a charter to take a British secret agent to mysterious “Tooth Island”. When Jack’s ship shatters on the mysterious island’s cliffs on arrival and the secret agent quickly becomes a meal for a monster in the jungle, Jack is soon left to cope with the situation on his own.

“Tooth Island” is ruled by the strange Doctor T, who is cultivating man-eating plants and has his own dastardly plans for the British Empire. And why does he seem to know Jack, who can’t remember ever having been on Tooth Island? What are Doctor T’s plans? And what does he know about Jack’s past?

And then there’s the young and naive Amanda, who is filled by an almost fanatical drive to prove her worth. In the beginning the young lady is employed by Doctor T, and part of her task is to track Jack down and take him prisoner. It doesn’t take long before she begins to wonder if she is really on the right side, or if she shouldn’t join her opponent, the charming Captain Jack, instead.

A hair-raising hunt across the length and breadth of the dangerous island finally airs the mystery surrounding Jack’s past and leads to a spectacular showdown with a dark and deadly enemy and his nefarious henchmen.

Key Features

  • The Funniest adventure game in the footsteps of Monkey Island
  • Enthralling story including many allusions to famous movies, videos and computer games
  • More than 40 funny characters
  • An abundance of cinematic movies and cut-scenes
  • Countless locations stuffed with interactions
  • Suited for both beginners and, due to increasing difficulty levels, advance players
  • Two playable characters: The very ironic, slightly clumsy daredevil Jack Keane, plus the attractive and adventuresome lady, Amanda
  • 3-D levels presented in a classic adventure atmosphere
  • Plenty of diverse locations such as London, the high seas, Cape Town and the Indian jungle
  • One Response to “Jack Keane Arriving for Linux Soon”

    1. Slacker Says:

      Cool! Nice to know I’ll be getting that pre-order soon. :)

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