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ATOMS! Zombie Terror! HGE Source!

August 7th, 2011 by Crusader

The Humble Indie Bundle 3 has added another game, Atom Zombie Smasher:

Additionally, the engine powering Hammerfight has been open-sourced with Ryan “icculus” Gordon’s assistance, which he has delineated in this post at the Wolfire Blog:

On top of all the other goodness, the thing I love most about the Humble Bundles is how they tend to leave a trail of open source software in their wake.

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It’s not enough to just bring games to Linux. Games will come and go. A game may take years of devotion to build, and then maybe it will live on a best-seller list for a few weeks and be forgotten. Ultimately, any given product is just another bullet point: does this run on Linux? Great, but what have you done for me lately? Porting a game isn’t nearly as rewarding as releasing the source code to something you built to help port that game. To that end, today I’m announcing the availability of hge-unix.

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