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Third Humble Indie Bundle launches today

A new 'pay what you want' indie bundle launches today, with games from Frozenbyte including Trine, a prototype and an upcoming game.

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Following two hugely successful 'pay what you want' indie games bundles with titles from a variety of developers, organiser Wolfire Games is today launching a new Humble Bundle focusing on one single developer--Trine developer Frozenbyte.

The Humble Frozenbyte Bundle includes the lovely fairytale platformer Trine, top-down shooters Shadowgrounds and Shadowgrounds Survivor. Interestingly, Frozenbyte is also offering a prototype of a cancelled game named Jack Claw, complete with the source code. You'll also get a pre-order for Splot, a mysterious upcoming game from Frozenbyte.

Trine and the two Shadowgrounds are, as is typical for the Humble Bundles, playable on Windows, Mac and Linux. They can also be activated on digital distributors, variously including Steam, Desura and OnLive. As a bonus, they come complete with downloadable soundtracks.

The Humble Frozenbyte Bundle will be available on HumbleBundle.com from 9:30am PST today until April 26, giving you two weeks. As ever, you can choose how much you pay, and how to split it between the developers, the EFF, charity Child's Play, and organiser Wolfire.

The original Humble Indie Bundle raked in $1,273,613, while sales from the Humble Indie Bundle #2 passed $1.8 million.

From The Chatty

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    April 12, 2011 6:15 AM

    Comment on Third Humble Indie Bundle launches today, by Alice O'Connor.

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      April 12, 2011 7:31 AM

      Sweet. Love these bundles.

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      April 12, 2011 8:19 AM

      I'm going to buy that just because they include Linux versions of those games.

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      April 12, 2011 8:29 AM

      These are great, but I'd be interested to see what the diminishing returns is on each bundle. Both in numbers of sales and in revenue.

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        April 12, 2011 12:21 PM

        First bundle made $1.1M, the second $1.8M.

        I do expect this one to be lower - at least, while the pot is only 5 games. If they sweeten it...

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          April 12, 2011 12:25 PM

          Yeah, this one might hit 1.5 (given the increasing advertisement of the HIBs)

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      April 12, 2011 8:34 AM

      hm, why is only one company's games in this? kinda disappointing.

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      April 12, 2011 9:05 AM

      Not really humble if it focuses on a company that releases several successful games already...

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      April 12, 2011 9:29 AM

      Is the difference between Shadowgrounds and Shadowgrounds: Survivor significant, or is it just more levels?

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        April 12, 2011 9:54 AM

        Significantly improved graphics (effects) and physics.

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          April 12, 2011 2:39 PM

          So, it's a remake? Or more of the same with a better engine.

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      April 12, 2011 9:47 AM

      The keep making the bundles, and I keep buying them

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      April 12, 2011 10:36 AM

      Awesome! I've been waiting for Trine in the humble bundle! Bought!

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      April 12, 2011 12:01 PM

      Nice gifts: the soundtracks of both Shadowgrounds and the delightfully light soundtrack of Trine.

      Definitely not the best Humble Bundle, but still worth looking

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      April 12, 2011 12:11 PM

      This is worth it simply for the fact that the Frozenbyte bundle on Steam is $29.99. If you don't already have these games (I didn't) you might as well pick it up for whatever you're willing to pay.

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      April 12, 2011 3:35 PM

      Shadowgrounds Survivor is a fun game, but it's a little budget. Trine is great too. Any screens or movies of the unreleased game?