New Steam Games with Native Linux Clients with Polyfury and Fear the Spotlight - 2023-09-20 Edition


Between 2023-09-13 and 2023-09-20 there were 34 New Steam games released with Native Linux clients. For reference, during the same time, there were 316 games released for Windows on Steam, so the Linux versions represent about 10.8 % of total released titles.

This time Polyfury looks like an interesting take on geometric shooters - very colorful!

Here’s a quick pick of all the games that should matter:


Released on 19 Sep, 2023, developed by Koi Snowman Games and published by Ishtar Games. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Adventure, RPG, Strategy

About the game: Scout, loot, and get out in Spirited Thief, a tactical turn-based stealth game with a twist. Search ahead as spirit, Trin, and grab the goods as thief, Elaj. Just make sure you have the loot before the guards come looking!


Released on 18 Sep, 2023, developed by Violet Fairy, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Indie, Simulation

About the game: Write letters with your typewriter on behalf of others in this cozy single-player game. Compose everything from simple hellos to theater scripts and love letters, express each client’s emotions, and find your own meaning to letter writing.


Released on 18 Sep, 2023, developed by Unexpected, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Casual, Indie, Simulation

About the game: Kallax is a chaotic furniture-building 2 to 6 players co-op game in which only one player can read the instruction manual at a time. Experience what should have been a one person’s job and lose friendships forever.


Released on 18 Sep, 2023, developed by Wayfarer Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Casual, Indie

About the game: You thought geometry was difficult? Now it’s got a gun! Face the fury of the Seven Deadly Shapes and blast your way through a barrage of bullets and lasers in this highly accessible bullet hell.


Released on 15 Sep, 2023, developed by Cozy Game Pals, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: Fear The Spotlight is a third-person survival horror adventure with a PS1 inspired visual style. After a séance goes wrong, you have to solve puzzles, hide from monsters, and search an empty school for your missing friend.


Released on 14 Sep, 2023, developed by Orbifold and published by Gameparic. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Indie, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: A relaxing game where you become a power engineer and iteratively design, test and build power grid designs. Balance budget and efficiency across a variety of biomes. Will you build resilient systems, or cobble something together with duct tape? It’s your choice.