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    Thumbs up The Humble Indie Bundle!

    The Humble Indie Bundle ! Pay What You Want !

    Wolfiregames the developers of the Lugaru that are currently working on Overgrowth have posted about The Humble Indie Bundle – Pay What You Want Program !
    Five games in the price that you decide !


    All games support GNU/Linux and there is even a real time statistics about each platform contribution !
    So don’t be shy to contribute more then the minimum, think about the indies and the charities !
    Prove once again that GNU/Linux Users Pay and Buy More !

    If you bought those games already, you can give them to your friends and family as a gift !

    Please be aware that The Humble Indie Bundle will only last for 7 days, so don’t wait for too long !

    Frictional Games reports that everybody that gets the bundle are also able to buy the remaining Penumbra games (Black Plague and Requiem) with a 75% discount (for only $5 that is)!


    Basically we’re taking 5 classic indie games: World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD and Penumbra Overture and bundling them in a pay-what-you-want sale. Please remember though, we’re just humble indie developers and the more you contribute, the easier it will be for us to make awesome games in the future.

    Cross-Platform: PC, Mac and Linux
    You’ve heard us mention how important it is to support Mac and Linux in addition to Windows, and for this promotion we didn’t want to leave anyone out (we owe special thanks to the amazing Ryan Gordon for helping make this possible).

    No DRM
    We already echoed the philosophy which should be common knowledge among mainstream developers about why DRM doesn’t make sense. As our thanks for your participation in this humble bundle, your user-experience will not be inhibited by any DRM.

    No Corporate Middle Man
    Please know that there is no distributor acting as a middle man for this promotion and taking a cut of the proceeds. Your contributions will go directly to support the developers and charities (minus payment processor fees).

    Buying The Bundle Helps Charity
    By default two charities, Child’s Play and the Electronic Frontier Foundation share an equal part of the bundle proceeds with the five games. However, you can also customize how your donation will be split in step 3.

    So Please Help Us Spread The Word!
    We are really excited to see how this turns out. We don’t have a marketing budget so please tell your friends about the bundle. Tweets and Facebook shares are greatly appreciated.

    We also want to thank the other indie developers for being bold enough to partake in this exciting experiment with us. Aright, enough reading, GO VISIT THE SITE!
    Last edited by MaximB; May 4th, 2010 at 08:02 PM.

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    Humble Indie Bundle QUICK!!

    http://www.gamingonlinux.info/news.php?view=21

    5 great games at any price you chose and help charities!

    Not much but i payed $3 (all the money left i had i might add I'm not usually a cheapskate!).

    I already owned Penumbra (all 3) but for the other games it is a good deal for me!

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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle !

    Quote Originally Posted by ELD View Post
    Well, mine is more detailed
    Plus, I had to write it on LGN , Fossunet and link to Facebook.

    $3 ? that's a ripoff !

    P.S
    7 hours ? for me it seems like 7 days... better recheck.

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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle !

    I was going for quick and easy before writing loads heh, but hey at least we are both "on the ball" for the community, good team work

    Hey $3 was all i had left, better than nothing

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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle!

    Merged and sticked for a week.
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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle!

    Quote Originally Posted by Artificial Intelligence View Post
    Merged and sticked for a week.
    Nice one cheers!

    Total at the time of post "$26,884" blimey and near enough a quarter of it is from Linux, to whoever says there is no gaming community for Linux was totally wrong, from this one thing it is around $6k from Linux, not bad eh!

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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle!

    Change the link to http://www.wolfire.com/humble

    Your link is just interstitial blogspam (meta garbage that adds no value to the proper link that people just click through). Sorry, but that's all it is.

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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle!

    Quote Originally Posted by OliW View Post
    Change the link to http://www.wolfire.com/humble

    Your link is just interstitial blogspam (meta garbage that adds no value to the proper link that people just click through). Sorry, but that's all it is.

    The link is already at the end of the original post, pay attention.

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    Re: The Humble Indie Bundle!

    All 5 games seem to play perfectly but when any of the games are open, my mouse is really slow as if the original Ubuntu settings were set to Default. I have to lift my mouse to be able to span the whole screen. Is there any way to increase sensitivity while playing?

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