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    by Published on 04-26-2015 07:56 AM

    Hello all, just a little system notice for you: If you see this then you have survived the server switch, which may have taken a couple days to hit you depending on technical things like local DNS servers refreshing. There have also been some updates, and there are some more updates planned for the near future.

    In the meantime, if you find a bug or error page, or something broken, let me know! Either in this post's comments or by e-mailing webbstre@runicgamesfansite.com ...
    by Published on 04-01-2015 01:29 AM
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    Hello world! Remember that time I told you about the release of Torchlight 2 for Linux? Well today I have a post that slightly tops it! The latest from Humble Bundle includes Torchlight 2 in Windows, Mac, and Linux DRM-free versions, all if you beat the average price! At the time of this post that price is under six dollars, making it a steal, especially when you consider that there are several other games included. Go check it out! ...
    by Published on 03-04-2015 05:15 PM
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    Yes, you read that right, Torchlight 2 is coming to Linux... today! If you own the game on Steam you ALREADY have access to it for any Linux-based machines you may own. Check out the news post for official details:

    Today we're happy to launch Torchlight II with Linux support. Torchlight II for Linux is now available on Steam, free for those who already own the PC or Mac versions.Here are the details:

    • If I already bought Torchlight II through Steam, how do I get the Linux version?
      Steam users automatically get the PC, Mac, and Linux versions through Steam Play— if you had it before, it's already attached to your account! No additional steps are required other than to install it from your Steam game library.
    • What if I purchased Torchlight II from a site other than Steam, can I still get the Linux version?
      Yes! All Torchlight II keys purchased prior to February 2, 2015 from us or one of our partners (such as Perfect World or Daedalic) can be added to Steam.
    • Will my existing Torchlight II character save carry over?
      Yes! Character saves are compatible between PC, Mac, and Linux, and we support full Steam Cloud sync across platforms.
    • Can I play Torchlight II with my friends who are playing on Windows or Mac?
      Yes! Cross-platform multiplayer is supported!
    • What are the recommended system specs?
      • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (or similar, Debian-based distro)
      • x86/x86_64-compatible, 2.0GHz or better processor
      • 2GB System RAM
      • 1.7 GB hard drive space (subject to change)
      • OpenGL 2.0 compatible 3D graphics card* with at least 256 MB of addressable memory (ATI Radeon x1600 or NVIDIA equivalent)
      • A broadband Internet connection (For Steam download and online multiplayer)
      • Online multiplayer requires a free Runic Account.
      • Requires Steam.
      • *For further information about Linux video driver support, see:
        https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux

    • What about mod support?
      Yes, mods are supported!


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    by Published on 01-28-2015 06:32 PM

    After a MERE 865 days of waiting, the Mac version of Torchlight 2 is finally being released! Sure, some of you may have thought it was vaporware. Others may have thought we were being lied to. Some even thought there was no such thing as unicorn bacon, but the truth has been revealed in this very self-teasing trailer:


    You can buy the game on Steam at this link, and it will be capable of installing to a Windows or Mac OS on Monday! ...
    by Published on 01-12-2015 03:17 PM
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    Hello all! A quick news update for you all today, which I apparently missed at the end of last week. On the official Runic Games Twitter Account a blurred out picture of a wall of artwork has appeared, apparently for whatever their new game is! Is it Torchlight? Is it an MMO? Or is it something new? Hopefully this first tease means news will be coming in soon as we start off our brand new year. Enjoy the pic!

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    by Published on 11-27-2014 05:02 AM

    Hello everyone! Very glad to still be writing here today, and with good news no less! The IndieGoGo fundraiser closed today, at a hefty $830! That's $130 past our initial goal! I can't thank you all enough for making this possible, and hopefully by this time next year things will be jumping again with a new game from Runic (cross your fingers!) so that we don't need to do another fundraiser!

    Once the larger non-Paypal deposit makes it into my bank account and do the math on how much would be left over (after transaction/transfer fees) each month to cover the monthly bill for a year, but a rough estimate suggests around 6 bucks - low enough to be covered by the advertising with a little to spare (for upgrades/software renewal fees, etc)! I'm not sure if I'll return the contribution system with the giant counter on top for an amount that low, but I'll be sure to give it some thought and make a post when that time comes.

    Finally, for the winners of the Dark Alchemist statues, I've sent you messages to confirm your shipping details.

    Thanks again everyone! ...
    by Published on 11-24-2014 06:52 AM

    Hey all! I've just noticed that there are a mere 66 hours left on our IndieGogo Campaign! We've actually surpassed our goal by 125 dollars (which is amazing!), but I wanted to point out that with the closing of the fundraiser will go your chance of getting one of the two very rare Dark Alchemist statues!

    They will go to the top two contributors to the campaign, which are currently priced at 176 dollars (to beat first place) and 141 dollars (which will beat second place, unless someone beats the first place contributor). These statues are supplied directly by Runic Games, and are not on sale ANYWHERE!

    Additionally, if we raise 99 dollars more before the campaign ends then advertisements will be turned off for ALL REGISTERED MEMBERS for an entire year, and the Monthly Contribution box will remain turned off for all that time as well. That's a pretty good deal for simply registering for free, and if you end up getting a Dark Alchemist statue in the process of making that a reality for everyone then so much the better!

    Remember, only 66 hours left! ...