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DEFCON Brick and Mortar

April 8th, 2007 by Crusader

Introversion has announced that their latest title, DEFCON, is now available at retail in North America courtesy of Encore Software.

DEFCON is a multiplayer (AI opponents are also available) global thermonuclear war-themed strategy game; a beta Linux build (for use with the Windows retail version) was recently released for public testing.

Download Linux Beta Demo: [ introversion.co.uk ]

5 Responses to “DEFCON Brick and Mortar”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    How stable is the linux beta? better to wait for the final game?

  2. Slacker Says:

    You can play the beta with the demo version they have. You’d need Windows/Wine/whatever to extract those files, but will be playable otherwise.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    The linux beta is very stable from my testing. I bought the thing- it’s kinda wierd- buying beta’s. Anyway, I bought it and everything works well. The only thing missing is network play. It’s essentially a lan or single player game now. Windows people say the linux beta is faster than the windows version. I don’t know, cause I ain’t touchign windows- but there you go.

  4. Crusader Says:

    The game data file for the demo (it’s the same for the retail also, you just enter your auth key to unlock the content) is linked in the forum thread above.

    Also, you can play multiplayer with other Linux users or Windows users running beta 2.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Sounds like I wait for the final game

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