Salvation Prophecy is a space epic. Four warring factions battle over control of the known galaxy. Space stations and planet colonies endure constant assault. You begin your journey as a soldier recruit. Through intense planet and space battle, your combat skills will be put to a grim test. Success is rewarded with powerful skills, combat gear, and ship upgrades, and you may rise in rank to become commander of your faction. Lurking in the dark recesses of the universe is a threat foreseen by an apocalyptic prophecy. A danger far greater than mankind's endless battles. The pursuit of the prophecy leads through distant alien worlds with deadly creatures and untold secrets. A chance for redemption, if only we find our way through that dark hour.

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16 comments by JabberwockyX on May 6th, 2013

Salvation Prophecy on Ubuntu
Salvation Prophecy running on Ubuntu

The native linux port of Salvation Prophecy has been released on Desura.

Lots of care was taken to support a full linux experience:

  • Robust full-screen functionality
  • Support for mouse & keyboard, joysticks, and gamepads
  • Testing on multiple distributions, on both NVidia and AMD cards
  • English and French (new!) language language settings

In other news - .Underdog Reviews has created a video review for Salvation Prophecy, included below.  This video gives a good overview of the gameplay and features of Salvation Prophecy, which includes both space and planetary combat.

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Xovan
Xovan Jun 3 2013, 12:21am says:

Love the game so far, been having a grand ol time flying around blowing crap up. Landing on planets blowing crap up. Going back into space buy new stuff to blow more crap up. I don't know how they keep making stuff so quick just for me to blow up only a few minutes later but I sure do love blasting things apart in this game. I can't wait to max out my tech and try blasting some citadels and colonies apart single handedly(I don't know if I could but you can be sure I'll try). As it goes I really have had a ton of fun with this game and I'm just starting the story. The droid unity + focus stims + tech level 5 disruptor = Maximum Carnage. I love how quickly you can get into action because even if you don't have a battle going on right now you can always go hunt a pirate and teleport to other stations to see what they are doing. Thank you for such an awesome game and thank you for making a linux version. This is the best linux game I have and provides a tremendous amount of fun.

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fumaison
fumaison May 28 2013, 2:00pm says:

Is a linux64 version planned ?

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rufferson
rufferson May 28 2013, 4:42pm replied:

I'm also similar purist - bashing all the crappy deps. But I've resigned to the fact that if you want to live with linux gaming - you need to consider x32 somehow. For me I've chosen that 'somehow' as a steam libs - it pulls entire multilib chain anyway. And it doesn't pollute the system with excessive deps - it lives only in my home. All in all - I've installed steam and exported steam's x32 libs in my LD path so all games can live happily there.

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JabberwockyX
JabberwockyX May 28 2013, 3:57pm replied:

Hi fumaison,

I'm prevented from making a 64-bit version because I use the closed-source PhysX library, which only comes in 32-bit form. For a 64-bit exe, you need all libraries to be 64-bit as well.

That being said, many people running 64-bit linux have been able to get the game working quite easily. On Ubuntu, it's just a matter of installing the package ia32-libs. This is all explained in a README file included with the game.

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hero1900
hero1900 May 30 2013, 8:35am replied:

yup i have 64bit system and the game works so well
:)

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JabberwockyX
JabberwockyX May 30 2013, 12:12pm replied:

Cool! Enjoy the game. :)

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charrety
charrety May 28 2013, 7:55am says:

Run very fine with ubuntu 12.04. This game is addictive and beauteful. Thank you for linux version :)

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JabberwockyX
JabberwockyX May 28 2013, 3:46pm replied:

Awesome, I'm glad you're enjoying the game Charrety. Thanks for posting.

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pacerdawn
pacerdawn May 28 2013, 6:16pm replied:

Yep, clicking the on-screen jump button was the solution. I wasn't sure if you were aware of the bug or not and just wanted to let you know!

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JabberwockyX
JabberwockyX May 28 2013, 6:38pm replied:

I didn't know, so thanks a lot for bringing it up!

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I've played through the game once, and I have to say it really exceeded my expectations. Although the game suffers a bit from repetition, I feel like it's really got a good tempo; let me explain what I mean by tempo. There's always something to do, and you're (until near the end) always getting stronger in some way. The best way I could describe it is to draw comparisons to Pirates!. New mission types are introduced at a reasonable pace and keep the game interesting. Maybe you'll start out doing…

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