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  • @Master-Who Thanks, that's helpful! Will keep thinking then.



  • Best bet, check out some let's play videos on YouTube, you can also join Discord channel for Eco, and they got a few players steaming their games, to get a better idea of gameplay.



    1. This game should really run on nearly any computer out there. If u decide to join our community, feel invited to our noob-friendly server:

    "All Welcome / Xp x3 / No meteor / Active Community"



  • Steam refunds should work in any case though.



  • @Junelicious Good point! Steam lists only Windows as a possible OS, though, which suggests that Linux client is not available. I wonder when / whether the Linux client will be offered.

    @Blutgewitter Thanks. My main computer is fairly old and uses a graphics card from the generation before the one specified. (This is the only point, I think, where my computer falls down.)



  • The minimum and recommended system requirements are here: https://eco.gamepedia.com/System_Requirements

    @Wooster We're focusing on Windows OS right now and there are no immediate plans for focusing on Linux.



  • @ShaydenMac Thanks; I'd seen the system requirements already. I have onboard Intel HD 3000, which is my concern.

    Doing a bit of digging, I see that Steam may have the Linux client available even though it lists only Windows as an acceptable OS. So when I have the time to set aside in case of tinkering, I may make a purchase on a platform with the potential for a refund!



  • Totally understandable. Just be aware that currently, we're focusing on Windows OS only, however, we do have a channel in our Official Discord that other Linux users come to talk about their servers and get help from each other. In case you want to join that, here's the link. https://discord.gg/eco

    ~ Shay



  • Well, I ended up with a surprise free evening so I gave it a go. As I suspected, my computer's graphics card is not really up to the job, and I had to turn the graphical quality way down to get anything like sensible performance. The straw that broke it for me, though, was hitting a strange error involving the disappearance of most of the in-game text. I'm sure it could have been fixed, but given that I'd only get something that was not running as well as intended, I hadn't the heart to do the necessary digging.

    I definitely really like the concept though and if I have cause to get a graphics card or replace my desktop, I'll be looking Eco right back up! Thanks all for your time in helping me out.



  • It is my pleasure! Let me know how it goes when you get that new system set up! ;)


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