Games Foundry is an independent games development collaboration with a team spread across the globe working on Folk Tale for PC, Mac and Linux.
Only if developers utilise Steam's DRM. It's entirely optional.
The Steam version is DRM free.
It's the Swamp Beast. Here's a diddy one - Youtube.com
Linux will be one of our supported platforms on SteamPlay. I need to update the indieDB entry, sorry.
Some really innovative stuff in this game. Been following it for a while and enjoying the updates. Keep at it.
You might be interested to know we have just opened the Community Translation Tool alpha, including support for Deutsch:
Indeed we do have plans to release this for Linux:
Kind words, I'll be sure to pass them on to the team. We are edging closer to beta on our special feature-packed demo. This won't be the first level of the game; instead we've opted to cram as much variety into a demo that has it's own plot that you can play through to completion.
We're currently in the final stages of alpha adding the remaining content needed for gameplay. A soft-beta aimed at getting early feedback (announced via Twitter and Facebook so be sure to follow/subscribe), will be followed by a wider more publicised beta.
The team consists of eight regular collaborators based around the world spanning 13 time zones; the project lead/programmer, several technical artists, a writer, sound designer, and musician.
Yes, there will be an alpha to help us play-test. We may then do pre-order at a discount to the full-price, allowing updates to be downloaded for free up to and including the final product.