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    Crusader Kings 3 Steam OS/Linux requirements

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More on the GPL move

  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs are now open source

    Frictional Games has decided to celebrate ten years of Amnesia scaring the crap out of people by letting everyone craft their own horrifying nightmares. From today, Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs are open source.

    Released under the GNU General Public License, anyone can tinker away with the game code and editor code for both games, mod it, create something new and even release software built on it commercially—though the terms of the license mean that you'd also have to make it open source as well.

    "Modding has been a huge part of Amnesia," says Thomas Grip, Frictional Games' creative director. "For instance, over the years The Dark Descent has accumulated over 1,000 mods and addons on ModDB [1,056, to be exact]. This flood of user content has been amazing to see, and we are extremely grateful for the whole community. It is time we give something back."

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine For Pigs out now

  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine For Pigs out now as open source

    Frictional Games has announced Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs are is now available as open source.

    The code released contains all the game code for both Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine For Pigs. It also contains all editor codes.

    The full source code for Amnesia: The Dark Descent is available under GPL v3 today.

    “Modding has been a huge part of Amnesia,” explains Thomas Grip, creative director at Frictional Games. “For instance, over the years The Dark Descent has accumulated over a thousand mods and addons on ModDB.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Goes Open Source

  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent Goes Open Source

    Developer Frictional Games has announced that the source code for Amnesia: The Dark Descent is now going open source. The source code for the beloved survival horror game can now be found on Github right here. In addition to the game's code, Frictional Games has also released the sequel, A Machine for Pigs, as well. The decision was made in honor of the game's 10th anniversary. Despite the release of the source code, the title will still be offered for sale through various online retailers. Frictional Games will retain all ownership of the game and its assets, and modders must adhere to the GPL3 license. In a press release, Frictional Games creative director Thomas Grip discussed the decision.

"Interested parties can check out GPL v3..."

  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs Now Open Source

    Frictional Games has officially announced that two of its terrifying games, Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, are now available as open-source titles. You can procure the source code for both titles, which includes all editor codes as well. Interested parties can check out GPL v3 for the entirety of the code today. It should be a field day for modders to make these titles even scarier than they already are.

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    Knowing what kind of creative things folks make when it comes to the modding community, this was a very cool first step for making some seriously twisted horror games. The Amnesia games are already about as close to nightmares as you can get. They're actually about "immersion, discovery, and living through a nightmare," according to the official Steam page. If you haven't given them a try just yet, you'll definitely want to do so.

Amnesia is now open source!

  • Amnesia is now open source!

    Modding has been a huge part of Amnesia. For instance, over the years The Dark Descent has accumulated over a thousand mods and addons on ModDB. This flood of user content has been amazing to see and we are extremely grateful for the whole community surrounding it all.

    [...]

    Very important note: This doesn’t mean that the game is suddenly free. It just means that people are free to use the source however they want as long as they adhere to the GPL3 licence. The game and all of its content is still owned by Frictional Games. Just like before.

    Think of the release as “free speech”, not “free beer”.

    It feels like we could have released this source code a long time ago. Unfortunately there has always been something else we had to attend to instead. But now that Amnesia: The Dark Descent has had its 10th anniversary and Amnesia: Rebirth is less than a month away, we just couldn’t wait any longer!

    We are all really excited to see what comes out of it! The modding community has been incredibly creative over the years and it will be fun to see what it can do with the full source code at its disposal.

Frictional Games Has Released Source Code

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