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Don't know now, but in the past my keys only worked without hyphens.
He has an older version of glibc. If the game was compiled on a newer release of glibc (like 2.15 in 12.04) it won't work on older versions. (But older versions generally work on newer releases). That is why many developers compile on distros with older software, like Debain Stable, CentOS or an Ubuntu LTS that has been out for at least 1 year. Then they test that compiled software on newer releases as well. This way it works regardless of your glibc version. Good releases that are mature and stable for this include, Ubuntu 10.04 (from 2010 but still supported until April 2013) and CentOS as they have glibc 2.13 or older.
Whoops, broken link there, sorry
If you are trying to track down a lib, here is a tool part of the Linux Standard Base that may help.
Go to this page and scroll. You want the Linux App Checker. "The Linux App Checker contains tools for analyzing dependencies (libraries and interfaces externally required) of application packages."
Is your game released yet, or in beta? If it is released, you should know on both windows and linux it does not show up in the Desura client search (I have to speficially type in rotion and hit search, it does not autocomplete like other games), or list of newly released games on linux, only found this game by accident.
Second, I notice you're talking about Linux dependency issues. Here are some small tips:
You do not have to use system library or statically link, there are other options like having a directory in your game's install folder called "libs" and running your game via shell script which contains LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/path/to/libs/ If you do this, the path that you give will be the directory the game looks for it's libraries.
Another trick, this article talks about a neat compiler switch that may help: Blog.linuxgamepublishing.com
Some quick notes about GPL (you probably already know this)
If using a 3rd party lib under GPL license, your app must also be GPL licensed.
If using third part lib under LGPL license, your app does NOT have to be under gpl/lgpl. However if you change that third party library you must release your changes. You also cannot statically link under LGPL unless your app is lgpl/gpl.
If it is under BSD/MIT/Apache licenses, you can pretty much do whatever you want, only very minor restrictions.
I think desura has a broken reply system, my comment was for megaflux.
What a douche you are.
first: " overpriced flash game using recycled assets"
No **** sherlock, it is a sequel to those previous games, it is much much deeper then the previous ones.
Of course they recycle assets, who doesn't? Skyrim recycled parts from Oblivion and Morrowind.
Second:". it is NOT pier solar, minecraft, terraria, dungeon defenders, hard reset... the list could go on and on and none of them would cost as much as this turd."
Again, No **** sherlock, if you came to this page wanting to buy minecraft or terraria, you are in the wron gplace, those games are not even in the same genre.
A) Minecraft and terraria are free form sandboxes, there is no plot or story or even goal.
B) Mincecraft costs more, $26.96, and I am pretty sure Hard reset is $20 and it does not have much depth.
Second, because you do not like a Game, and feel it is over priced, it is a scam and fraud?
Well I have some news for you: The world does not give a **** about your opinion.
The problem is he is on Linux Mint, If he is on version 12, it is based off 11.10 and therefor has an older version of glibc. If the game was compiled on a newer release of glibc (like 2.15 in 12.04) it won't work on older versions. (But older versions generally work on newer releases). That is why many developers compile on distros with older software, like Debain Stable, CentOS or an Ubuntu LTS that has been out for atleast 6 months - 1 year. Then they test that compiled software on newer distros. This way it works regardless of your glibc version.
They are legitimate. He is complaining for a bug that is keeping him from launching the game.
1) It doesn't affect everyone (I don't have it).
2) It is just a small error in the launch script (at least on linux, can't speak for windows).
3) This is an unfinished Indie game. One guy is working on it. There WILL be bugs.
Look at minecraft. In beta/alpha it was buggy as hell and you paid much more then $5
"Says the guy with the gentoo avatar".
I haven't used gentoo in months, it became too much of a pain, I'm using ubuntu for now :P.
It just a small error in the launch script, with a Small tweak it works...
It will probably be fixed soon. (If your on linux read comment by some othe rusers below to show you what to do below).
You said Linux version here "soon" in February?
I don't use fedora but on ubuntu I need to install the pakcage ia32-libs for 32bit compability as this game is 32bit only.
Intel only supplies open source drivers on Linux and they have to leave some things out due to patents and the like.
I would use something older to compile and build, like Debians stable release 6.0. Something compiled and built on olde rlibraries generally works on newer versions but not vice versa. Test the compiled game under the latest release of Ubuntu and Fedora and maybe some other distros such as Opensuse or mageia but definitely test Ubuntu and fedora. With Ubuntu, Fedora and debian stable, you will have 60% or more of Linux users covered.
Desura does not support DLC yet.
Since this was previously in beta, and just released, it show show up on "New Games" list in Desura.
"Tomes of Mephistopheles"
Googled it and found the video trailer, looks good, but I don't remember this game bieng mentioned anywhere? You should increase publicity by getting it mentioned on OMG!ubuntu and phoronix.
Yeah, I mean they are even on steam...
Any chances of HoN coming here? I mean its not a huge deal since it already auto updates from the client, just curious.
Will Linux users on Desura be able to play with users on other platforms, such as Windows users using steam multiplayer?
I doubt it. There is no way to confirm a purchase has been made from USC, only Canonical knows that.
Great game :) 10/10
Surprised at the 700mb download size though.
Build .90 on Desura?
Also why does it take so long to update on Desura? You have to wait long for approval?
Is build 0.82 on Desura yet?
Since they are already charging people on pre-orders, I really doubt they are going to abandon this anytime soon.
In the client software you can hit the blue desura button next to your avatar, go down to tools and click activate CD key or gift.