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OS specific download options on game page
« on: 20 Nov 2019, 20:32 »
The game DB offers only one main download link and one backup. But now AGS can compile native Linux versions of the game and it is possible to build Android packages.
It would be great to offer specific download links for various OS.
Additionally it would be nice to specifically search for games that provide e.g. Linux builds.

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Re: OS specific download options on game page
« Reply #1 on: 20 Nov 2019, 22:31 »
Agree.
I think it's been suggested before, but now that it's getting more common it becomes more actual.  (nod)
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Re: OS specific download options on game page
« Reply #2 on: 24 Jan 2020, 08:38 »
I've added Linux to https://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/site/games/game/2348-cave-of-avarice and moved the link to the Linux version from the Windows mirror to the Linux download link. The game shows up correctly when searching for it, but where can I download the Linux version? I don't see an extra link for it.

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Re: OS specific download options on game page
« Reply #3 on: 24 Jan 2020, 16:56 »
I haven't announced the OS specific downloads because they aren't quite ready yet!  I got distracted with fixing the searches, but should have a downloads page / modal ready soon.

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Re: OS specific download options on game page
« Reply #4 on: 26 Jan 2020, 13:11 »
I think it would be better to offer the OS specific links on the download redirection page instead of having that "modal" popup,
because it would make the flow of control through the user better visible.