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  ThreeGates Confirms Linux Version of Action RPG, Legends of Aethereus
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07/12/2012
 


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GOTLAND, SWEDEN – July 12, 2012 – ThreeGates today confirmed that it will be offering a Linux version of Legneds of Aethereus, its action RPG game currently in production. The game project has nine days left to raise the remaing funds and reach the $25,000 funding goal on Kickstarter. Other recent updates include a confirmed version for Macintosh, new digital rewards, a DRM-free version and more. To support the project, please visit: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/460738485/1886583818

“After looking into Unity 4.0 and running some test builds on the 4.0 Beta, ThreeGates is proud to announce that we will be able to provide a Linux version of Legends of Aethereus,” said Don Geyer, CEO of ThreeGates. "In our opinion the Linux Community has been somewhat forgotten by the game development community despite its growing popularity. We also believe that Linux users will enjoy the game play style of Legends of Aethereus. Since our aim is to make a product for core gamers we fell it is very important to cater to the Linux Community since there seems to be a very similar philosophy for all of us. Nothing could make us happier than to provide a great game for the Linux Community."

ThreeGates will support both 32bit and 64bit systems, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and higher. Everything seems to indicate the game will run great on Linux and the team is working hard to get the game out so the Linux Community can enjoy the game as well.

Legends of Aethereus is a high action RPG with up to four player co-op and a variety of PvP game types. Join forces in online multiplayer cooperative expeditions as the Inventor, Astrographer or Officer and venture into the uncharted wilderness of Aethereus seeking fame, glory and untold riches.

Invite your friends to your own customized Nexus City-State to battle in your arena or just show off how cool you've personalized your city using the statue-maker, banner creator and other customization features.

Embark on a variety of story driven hand-crafted expedition levels or explore the wilderness through a variety of procedurally generated exploration quests. Design and build new gear and weapons while you develop your character across a diverse and expansive skill tree allowing for a multitude of character strategies.

• Physics-based combat system including traps, set-up weapons and interaction with environmental objects

• Expedition system combines hand crafted levels with procedurally generated areas that allow for virtual infinite replayability

• The Statue-Maker, Banner Creator and other customization features allow you to personalize your own city environment

• PvP, CO-OP and Single Player combat in your own City-State Combat Arena

• Crafting and Materials system allows for virtual limitless customization

About ThreeGates

ThreeGates was formed in late 2010 by a group of people who all have years of experience in the game industry. The team has worked in the games field; as game designers, graphic artists, programmers, event producers, marketers and educators, in other constellations and on other projects, but always with the same drive and passion. Now they’ve teamed up with a common goal: to make great games. ThreeGates’ strengths are a tight-knit team, the ability to move fast, willingness to work hard and a drive for excellence. For more information, please visit: www.threegates.se

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