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{{Note|This page only lists popular native games for GNU/Linux. For more about running games and related system configuration tips, see [[Gaming]].}}
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{{Note|1= This page strives to list all games known to run under GNU/Linux. Some of them are freely accessible via [[Official Repositories]] and [[AUR]]. For more about running games, related system configuration tips, see [[Gaming]]. For possibly more up to date selection of games available in the AUR, try checking the [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?O=0&K=&do_Search=Go&detail=1&C=6&SeB=nd&SB=n&SO=a&PP=25 AUR 'games' category].}}
  
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== Games ==
 
== Games ==
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=== Action and adventure ===
 
=== Action and adventure ===
* {{App|'''Astromenace'''|AstroMenace is a modern 3D scrolling space shooter with ship upgrade possibilities|http://www.viewizard.com/download.php|{{Package AUR|astromenace}}}}.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Blob Wars|Blob Wars: Blob and Conquer]]|3D Action-adventure game, sequel to 2D platform game, Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid|http://www.parallelrealities.co.uk/projects/blobAndConquer.php|{{Package Official|blobwars}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Aquaria (video game)|Aquaria]]|2D sidescrolling action-adventure game, heavily focused on exploration and puzzle-solving, with non-linear gameplay. The game engine is open source.|http://www.bit-blot.com/aquaria|{{AUR|aquaria-git}} (AUR)}}
* {{App|'''Bloodridge'''|Java based, 3d adventure fantasy game|http://www.hayles.demon.co.uk/bloodridge/bloodridge.html|No package}}
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* {{App|Astromenace|Modern 3D scrolling space shooter with ship upgrade possibilities.|http://www.viewizard.com/download.php|{{Pkg|astromenace}}}}.
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:BZFlag|BZFlag]]|Multiperson, first-person tank shooter|http://bzflag.org/|{{Package Official|bzflag}}}}
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* {{App|1=Barrage|2=Violent ''point-and-click'' shooting game with nice effects|3=http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=Barrage|4={{Pkg|barrage}}}}
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=20672 Doukutsu]/Cave Story: addictive 1-man-made metroid-vania-esque platformer.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Blob Wars|Blob Wars: Blob and Conquer]]|3D Action-adventure game, sequel to 2D platform game, Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid.|https://sourceforge.net/projects/blobwars/|{{Pkg|blobwars}}}}
{{Tip|if there happens to be a notable lag when there are lots of enemies on screen or in larger levels, try running the windows version through Wine. It will probably fix this problem. The Windows version and English patch can be found at the [http://www.cavestory.org cave story tribute site].}}
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* {{App|Bloodridge|Java based, 3D adventure fantasy game.|http://www.hayles.demon.co.uk/bloodridge/bloodridge.html|{{AUR?|Bloodridge}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Dink Smallwood|Freedink]]|Free and enhanced version of the action-adventure "Dink Smallwood"|http://www.freedink.org/|{{Package AUR|freedink}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:BZFlag|BZFlag]]|Multiperson, first-person tank shooter.|http://bzflag.org/|{{Pkg|bzflag}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Neverball|Neverball]]|3D game to guide a ball through a maze|http://neverball.org/|{{Package Official|neverball}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Dink Smallwood|Freedink]]|Free and enhanced version of the action-adventure "Dink Smallwood".|http://www.freedink.org/|{{AUR|freedink}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Gish (video game)|Gish]]|2D physics platformer about adventures of ball of tar.|http://www.gishgame.com/|{{AUR|freegish-git}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Hammerfight|Hammerfight]]|2-dimensional physics-based combat game.|http://www.koshutin.com/|{{AUR|hammerfight}}}}
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:* The open-source Unix port of the Haaf's Game Engine is available at [https://icculus.org/hge-unix/ icculus.org].
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Neverball|Neverball]]|3D game to guide a ball through a maze.|http://neverball.org/|{{Pkg|neverball}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Rune (video game)|Rune]]|3rd person Adventure / Hack'n Slay using Unreal Engine. Runs great from box installation.|http://www.rune-world.com|{{AUR?|Rune}}}}
  
 
=== Arcade ===
 
=== Arcade ===
* [http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=Barrage Barrage] - Violent ''point-and-click'' shooting game with nice effects
 
* [http://bomberclone.sourceforge.net/homepage/ Bomberclone] - Free Bomberman-like game for Linux and Windows. The rules of the game are simple: run though a level and bomb other players.
 
* [http://www.losersjuegos.com.ar/juegos/ceferino Ceferino (spanish)] - Action game similar to Super Pang
 
* [http://www.gagaplay.com/cosmictrip/cosmictrip.jnlp Cosmic Trip] - Fast 3D shooter featuring smooth, psychedelic graphics, fast and addictive gameplay, online high-scores, and free
 
* [http://chromium-bsu.sourceforge.net/ Chromium] - Fast paced, arcade-style, top-scrolling space shooter
 
* [http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/circus-linux/ Circus Linux!] - Clone of the Atari 2600 game "Circus Atari", produced by Atari, Inc
 
* [http://www.nongnu.org/crack-attack/ Crack-attack] - Free OpenGL game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack
 
* [http://www.frozen-bubble.org/ Frozen Bubble] - Frozen Bubble arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy
 
* [http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LBreakout2 lbreakout2] - Breakout-style arcade game in the manner of Arkanoid
 
* [http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LTris LTris] - An arcade version of Tetris.
 
* [http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~cs8k-cyu/windows/noiz2sa_e.html Noiz2sa] - A vertical shooter arcade game with nice abstract graphics, music, and joystick support.
 
* [http://pinball.sourceforge.net/ Pinball] - Open source pinball simulator for linux and other unix systems
 
* [http://linux.tlk.fr/games/Powermanga/ PowerManga] - Arcade 2D shoot-em-up game with 41 levels and more than 200 sprites
 
* [[Tetrinet]] - Multiplayer online Tetris game for up to six people
 
* [http://ri-li.sourceforge.net/ Ri-li] - Toy wood engine GPL game
 
* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/i686/teeworlds/ Tee Worlds] - Dynamic multiplayer 2D shooter
 
* [http://www.tuxanci.org/en/start Tuxanci] - Multiplatform game, inspired by well-known czech game Bulanci
 
* [http://performous.org/ Ultrastar-ng] - Clone of SingStar, a music video game
 
* [http://www.parallelrealities.co.uk/projects/virusKiller.php Viruskiller] - Your computer has been invaded! Using your trusty mouse you must shoot the buggers before they can destroy your files!
 
* [http://www.javagameplay.com/wz3.html Warzone 3] - 3D tank combat simulation game, set during some of the most critical European and Russian battles of the Second World War
 
  
=== Course ===
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* {{App|1=Bullet Candy Perfect|2=Fun shoot-em-up game, with sharp, super smooth 3D graphics and a cool techno soundtrack. Features cross-platform, achievements, and online scores. 'PAMAYW' scheme.|3=http://www.charliesgames.com/wordpress/?page_id=14/|4={{AUR|bulletcandyperfect-demo}}}}
* [http://armagetronad.net/ Armagetron Advanced] - A Tron Clone in 3D.
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* {{App|Bomberclone|Free Bomberman-like game for Linux and Windows. The rules of the game are simple: run though a level and bomb other players.|http://bomberclone.sourceforge.net/homepage/|{{Pkg|bomberclone}}}}
* [http://ourawesomegames.com/pub/bigfun.jnlp BigFun Motorcycle Trials]
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Cave Story|Cave Story/Doukutsu]]|Addictive 1-man-made metroid-vania-esque platformer. If there happens to be a noticible lag when there are lots of enemies on screen or in larger levels, try running the Windows version through Wine. This should fix the problem.|http://cavestory.org|{{AUR|doukutsu}}}}
* [http://extremetuxracer.com/ Extreme Tux Racer] - A 3D game where you guide Tux the penguin down a course of snow and ice collecting herring. This game replaces "Tux Racer" and "Planet Penguin Racer", which are no longer under development.
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* {{App|Ceferino|Action game similar to Super Pang.|http://www.losersjuegos.com.ar/juegos/ceferino|{{AUR|ceferino}}}}
* [http://maniadrive.raydium.org/ Maniadrive] - Arcade car game on acrobatic tracks with quick and nervous gameplay.
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* {{App|Chromium|Fast paced, arcade-style, top-scrolling space shooter.|http://chromium-bsu.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|chromium-bsu}}}}
* [http://seehuhn.de/pages/moon-buggy Moon-buggy] - Moon Buggy is a simple game for the text mode.
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* {{App|Circus Linux!|Clone of the Atari 2600 game "Circus Atari", produced by Atari, Inc.|http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/circus-linux|{{AUR|circuslinux}}}}
* [http://supertuxkart.sourceforge.net/ Super Tux Kart] - A kart racing game featuring Tux and his friends.
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* {{App|Counter-Strike 2D|2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod|http://cs2d.com|{{AUR|counter-strike-2d}}}}
* [http://torcs.sourceforge.net/ Torcs] - A 3D racing cars simulator using OpenGL.
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* {{App|Crack-attack|Free OpenGL game, based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack.|http://www.nongnu.org/crack-attack/|{{AUR|crack-attack}}}}
* [http://speed-dreams.org/ Speed Dreams] - Fork of Torcs, aiming to implement exciting new features as well as improving realism.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frogatto|Frogatto]]|Much enjoyable platformer, in which you help a small green fellow named Frogatto walk and jump between solid footholds without getting hurt; have a look at [http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/frogatto-review this review].|http://frogatto.com|{{Pkg|frogatto}}}}
* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/trigger-rally/ Trigger Rally] - Free OpenGL rally car racing game.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frozen Bubble|Frozen Bubble]]|Arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy|http://frozen-bubble.org|{{Pkg|frozen-bubble}}}}
* [http://www.ultimatestunts.nl/ Ultimate Stunts] - UltimateStunts will be a remake of the famous DOS-game 'stunts'.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Hedgewars|Hedgewars]]|Yet another Worms clone, considered to be better than its predecessor by many. Take turns to blast your opponents into oblivion with comedic results! Best in Multiplayer.|http://hedgewars.org/|{{Pkg|hedgewars}}}}
* [http://vdrift.net/ VDrift] - An open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind.
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* {{App|1=Irukandji|2=Cross-platform 'pay as much as you want' (minimum $1 USD) scheme. A fun score attack shooter, set in an abstract underwater trench. Features unlockables, online score system, and challenges.|3=[http://www.charliesgames.com/wordpress/?page_id=11/ www.charliesgames.com]|4={{AUR|irukandji}}}}
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* {{App|1=lbreakout2|2=Breakout-style arcade game in the manner of Arkanoid|3=http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LBreakout2|4={{Pkg|lbreakout2}}}}
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* {{App|1=LTris|2=Arcade version of Tetris|3=http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LTris|4={{Pkg|ltris}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Mari0|Mari0]]|The Mario game with Portal gun mechanics.|http://stabyourself.net/mari0/|{{Pkg|mari0}}}}
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* {{App|Nikki and the Robots|Cute physics platformer|http://joyridelabs.de/game/|{{AUR|nikki}}}}
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* {{App|Noiz2sa|Vertical shooter arcade game with nice abstract graphics, music, and joystick support.|http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~cs8k-cyu/windows/noiz2sa_e.html|{{AUR|noiz2sa}}}}
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* {{App|Penguin Command|Clone of the classic game "Missile Command" with improved graphics and sound.|http://www.linux-games.com/penguin-command/|{{AUR|penguin-command}}}}
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* {{App|Pinball|Open source pinball simulator for Linux and other Unix systems.|http://pinball.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|pinball}}}}
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* {{App|PowerManga|Arcade 2D shoot-em-up game with 41 levels and more than 200 sprites.|http://linux.tlk.fr/games/Powermanga/|{{AUR|powermanga}}}}
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* {{App|Streets of Rage Remake|A remake of the classic Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3 by Sega.|http://sorr.forumotion.net/|{{AUR|streetsofrageremake}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Syobon action|Open Syobon Action]]|Cross platform, open source version of the unforgiving Japanese parody of Super Mario Bros|https://github.com/Alexander--/open-syobon|{{AUR|open-syobon}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Teeworlds|Teeworlds]]|Fast-paced 2D multiplayer shooter|http://teeworlds.com/|{{Pkg|teeworlds}}}}
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* {{App|[[Tetrinet]]|Multiplayer online Tetris game for up to six people.|http://www.tetrinet.info/|{{AUR|gtetrinet}}}}
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* {{App|Tuxanci|Multiplatform game, inspired by well-known czech game Bulanci.|http://www.tuxanci.org/en/start|{{AUR|tuxanci}}}}
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* {{App|Ultrastar-ng|Clone of SingStar, a music video game.|http://performous.org/|{{AUR|ultrastardx-svn}}}}
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* {{App|Viruskiller|Your computer has been invaded! Using your trusty mouse you must shoot the buggers before they can destroy your files!|http://www.parallelrealities.co.uk/projects/virusKiller.php{{linkrot|2013|05|19}}|{{AUR|viruskiller}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Warmux|Wormux (now Warmux)]]|Somewhat similar to Worms 2/Worms Armageddon|http://sourceforge.net/projects/warmux.mirror/|{{Pkg|warmux}}}}
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=== Casual games ===
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* {{App|bs|Battleships based shooter for the console|http://www.catb.org/~esr/bs/|{{AUR|bs}}}}
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* {{App|BSD Games|Collection of classic text games distributed with *BSD|http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/BSD_games|{{Pkg|bsd-games}}}}
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* {{App|Fortune|Displays Random messages/quotes/jokes when invoked|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune_(Unix)|{{Pkg|fortune-mod}}}}
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* {{App|nInvaders|Ncurses based space invaders clone|http://ninvaders.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|ninvaders}}}}
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=== Chess simulators ===
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:GNU Chess|GNU Chess]]|One of the oldest computer chess programs for Unix-based computers, lets most modern computers play a full game of chess|https://gnu.org/s/chess|{{Pkg|gnuchess}}}}
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* {{App|Eboard|Chess interface to ICS and chess engines|http://bergo.eng.br/eboard|{{AUR|eboard}}}}
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* {{App|Knights|Simple chess board for KDE 4. It is a rewrite of the KDE3 Knights.|http://noughmad.com/knights/|{{AUR|knights}}}}
  
 
=== Education ===
 
=== Education ===
* GCompris
 
* Gnumch
 
* Tux Paint
 
* Tux Typing
 
  
=== Platformer ===
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* {{App|GCompris|Educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10.|http://gcompris.net/-en-|{{Pkg|gcompris}}}}
* [http://www.miraigamer.net/cavestory/ Dōkutsu Monogatari] (aka Cave Story) - Addictive 1-man-made metroid-vania-esque platformer
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* {{App|Tux Paint|Free drawing program designed for young children.|http://tuxpaint.org/|{{Pkg|tuxpaint}}}}
* [http://joyridelabs.de/game/ Nikki and the Robots] - Cute physics platformer
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* {{App|Tux Type|Educational typing tutor for kids starring Tux.|http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxtype/|{{AUR|tuxtype}}}}
* knyttstories - Platformer with adventure elements, heavy exploration and downloadable levels
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* {{App|TuxMath|Arcade game that helps kids practice their math facts.|http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxmath/|{{AUR|tuxmath}}}}
* toppler - Reimplementation of the classic jump & run game "Nebulus"
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* [http://supertux.lethargik.org/ SuperTux] - Mario-style game featuring Tux.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frogatto|Frogatto]]|much enjoyable platformer, in which you help a small green fellow named Frogatto walk and jump between solid footholds without getting hurt; have a look at [http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/frogatto-review this review].|http://www.frogatto.com|{{Package Official|frogatto}}}}
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=== Role Playing Game (RPG) ===
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=== Interactive fiction ===
* [http://egoboo.sourceforge.net/ Egoboo] - Open-source action RPG/dungeon crawling adventure with OpenGL 3D graphics
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{{Wikipedia|Interactive fiction#Development systems}}
  
=== Shooters: FPS, Third Person ===
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Inform|Inform]]|Design system for interactive fiction based on natural language|http://inform7.com/|{{AUR|inform7}}}}
* [http://assault.cubers.net/ Assault Cube] - Free multiplayer FPS, based on the cube engine. Realistic environments, fast, arcade gameplay. Much like Counter-Strike. Available from community in i686 and x86_64.
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* {{App|INSTEAD|Quest interpreter using Lua macros as game writing language|https://code.google.com/p/instead/|{{Pkg|instead-launcher}} {{Pkg|instead}}}}
* [http://www.javagameplay.com/ancientarenas/medium.html Ancient Arenas]
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:TADS|TADS]]|Prototype-based domain-specific programming language and set of standard libraries for creating interactive fiction (IF) games|http://tads.org|{{AUR|frobtads}}}}
* [http://red.planetarena.org/ Alien Arena] - Free, standalone FPS focused mainly on online multiplayer, but can also be played singleplayer against bots.Available in the community respository.
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* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24473 Counter-Strike 2D.] 2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod.
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* [http://cubeengine.com/ Cube] - Open source multiplayer and singleplayer first person shooter game.
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=9163 Available from the AUR.]
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* [http://sauerbraten.org/ Cube 2 : Sauerbraten] - Improved version of the Cube engine.
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* [http://www.dengine.net/ Doomsday] - An advanced port of the Doom game engine.
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* [http://community.enemyterritory.com/ Enemy Territory: Quake Wars] - Enemy Territory: Quake Wars is a commercial team and class-based multiplayer game. You need the retail DVD to play.
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* [http://www.javagameplay.com/futuristicarenas/medium.html Futuristic Arenas]
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* [http://www.bytonic.de/downloads/jake2_jogl11.jnlp Jake 2]
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* [http://www.openarena.ws/ Open Arena] - Fast multiplayer shooter based on the quake3-engine. Available in the community repository.
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* [http://www.alientrap.org/nexuiz/ Nexuiz] - A free, open-source first person shooter. Development ceased, most of the developers moved to project [http://www.xonotic.org/ Xonotic]
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* [http://prboom-plus.sourceforge.net/ PrBoom+] - A game engine which provides a program to play Doom levels.
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* [http://www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake3-arena/index.php?game_section=demo Quake 3 Arena] - Demo version from id.
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* [http://www.quakelive.com/ Quake Live]
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* [http://www.pulpgames.net/scared/ Scared]
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* [http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Steam_under_Linux Steam under Linux]
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* [http://www.charliesgames.com/wordpress/?page_id=18/ Space Phallus] - A fun shoot-em-up with a retro 8 bit theme. You control the disembodied head of a dog, and fight against hordes of evil space penises. Features an online scoreboard.
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* [http://tesseract-fps.sourceforge.net Tesseract]
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* [http://tremulous.net/ Tremulous] - FPS with elements of real time strategy, featuring humans and aliens
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* [http://www.truecombatelite.com/ True Combat: Elite(TCE)] - A completely free, realistic, team-based modification for Enemy Territory.
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* [http://tuer.sourceforge.net TUER]
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* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=26544UT'99 (Unreal Tournament)] - URL will take you to the AUR package. You may be able to use the [http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/wfdownloads/singlefile.php?cid=25&lid=79 Loki Package]
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* [[Urban Terror]] - Modern multiplayer FPS based on the ioquake3 engine
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* [http://www.warsow.net/ Warsow] - Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps
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* [http://returntocastlewolfenstein.filefront.com/file/Enemy_Territory;14408 Wolfenstein : Enemy Territory] - Freeware edition of Return to Castle Wolfenstein's multiplayer client
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* [http://www.worldofpadman.com/ World Of Padman : Stand Alone Complex] - Cartoon-style multiplayer first-person shooter.
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* [http://www.xonotic.org/ Xonotic] - A free, open-source first person shooter (a fork of Nexuiz but with modified gameplay).
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* [http://www.redeclipse.net/ RedEclipse] - It is a single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2.
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=== Simulation ===
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=== Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMO) ===
* [http://www.beyondtheredline.net/ Beyond The Red Line] - A completely free stand-alone conversion of Freespace 2 based on the TV show Battlestar Galactica
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{{Wikipedia|List of massively multiplayer online games}}
* [http://dangerdeep.sourceforge.net/ Danger from deep] - Submarine simulator.
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{{Note|All games listed here should be pure [[Wikipedia:MMOG|massive multiplayer online games]] without LAN mode and single player.}}
* [http://www.flightgear.org/ Flight Gear] - An open-source, multi-platform flight simulator.
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{{Wikipedia|Comparison of massively multiplayer online role-playing games}}
* [http://foobillard.sourceforge.net/ Foobillard] - An OpenGL billiard game for Linux.
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* [http://icculus.org/freespace2/ Freespace 2]
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* [http://icculus.org/pyddr/ Pydance] - Python DDR game.
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* [http://www.stepmania.com/ Stepmania] - An Advanced Dance Simulation Game.
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=== MMOG - MMORPG ===
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* {{App|Dofus|Free, manga inspired, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG) for Adobe AIR|http://www.dofus.com|{{AUR|dofus}}}}
* [http://www.dofus.com Dofus] - A free, manga inspired, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG) for Adobe AIR.
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* {{App|Heroes of Newerth|Online, multi-player strategy game that is based upon DoTA (Defense of the Ancients)|http://heroesofnewerth.com/|{{AUR|hon}}}}
* [http://www.eternal-lands.com Landes Eternelles]
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* {{App|Landes Eternelles|3D fantasy online role playing game|http://www.eternal-lands.com|{{AUR|eternallands}}}}
* [http://www.eve-online.com Eve Online]
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* {{App|[[Minecraft]]|Java based sandbox game. Very addictive game, big community, lots of updates, do not miss this one.
* [http://heroesofnewerth.com/ Heroes of Newerth] - Online, multi-player strategy game that is based upon DoTA (Defense of the Ancients)
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|http://minecraft.net|{{AUR|minecraft}}}}
* [http://www.planeshift.it Planeshift]
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* {{App|Planeshift|Role Playing Game immersed into a 3D virtual fantasy world which is FULLY FREE to play. Fully free means you will have no surprises of premium content which will limit your gameplay or unbalance the game. There are no limitations in skills, ranks, abilities, items you can gain with your free account|http://www.planeshift.it|{{AUR|planeshift}}}}
* [http://www.regnumonlinegame.com Regnum Online] - Cross-platform 3D Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG).
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* {{App|Regnum Online|Cross-platform 3D Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game|http://www.regnumonline.com.ar|{{AUR|regnum-online}}}}
* [http://www.runescape.com Runescape] - Official RuneScape client.
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* {{App|Runescape|Official RuneScape client|http://www.runescape.com|{{AUR|runescape-client-bin}}}}
* [http://www.s2games.com/savage/index.php Savage - The Battle For Newerth] - Savage: The Battle for Newerth is an online multiplayer team-based FPS/RTS hybrid. Completely free as of September 2006. (Includes SFE Patches).
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* {{App|Savage - The Battle For Newerth|Online multiplayer team-based FPS/RTS hybrid. Completely free as of September 2006. (Includes SFE Patches)|http://www.s2games.com/savage/|{{AUR|savage}}}}
* [http://savage2.com Savage2 - A tortured soul] - A fantasy themed online multiplayer team-based FPS/RTS/RPG hybrid. Completely free as of December 2008.
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* {{App|Savage2 - A tortured soul|Fantasy themed online multiplayer team-based FPS/RTS/RPG hybrid. Completely free as of December 2008|http://savage2.com|{{AUR|savage2}}}}
* [http://secondlife.com/ Second Life] - Online, 3D virtual world imagined and created by its residents
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* {{App|Second Life|Online, 3D virtual world imagined and created by its residents|http://secondlife.com/|{{AUR|secondlife-bin}}}}
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=47966 Spiral Knights] Free to play Java game developed by Three Rings Design and published by Sega.
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* {{App|Spiral Knights|Free to play Java game developed by Three Rings Design and published by Sega.|[http://www.spiralknights.com/play.xhtml Play in browser]|http://www.spiralknights.com/|{{AUR|spiral-knights}}}}
* [http://themanaworld.org The Mana World] - The Mana World (TMW) is a serious effort to create an innovative free and open source MMORPG.
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* {{App|Stendhal|Fully fledged multiplayer online adventure game developed using the Arianne game development system|http://stendhalgame.org|{{AUR|stendhal}}}}
* [http://www.vendetta-online.com Vendetta Online]
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* {{App|The Mana World|Serious effort to create an innovative free and open source MMORPG|http://themanaworld.org|{{AUR|mana}}}}
* [http://www.wurmonline.com Wurm Online]
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* {{App|Vendetta Online|3D space combat MMORPG for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. This MMO permits thousands of players to interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe|http://www.vendetta-online.com|{{AUR?|Vendetta Online}}}}
* [http://stendhalgame.org Stendhal] Stendhal is a fully fledged multiplayer online adventure game developed using the Arianne game development system.
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* {{App|Wurm Online|3D MMO produced by Code Club AB in Sweden that allows players to choose between a PvP game and a non-PvP game based on different servers.| [http://www.wurmonline.com/client/wurmclient.jnlp Play via Web Start]|http://www.wurmonline.com|{{AUR?|Wurm Online}}}}
  
=== Strategy ===
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=== Platformer ===
* [http://www.asc-hq.org/ Advanced Strategic Command] - A turn based strategy game in the tradition of the Battle Isle series.
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* [http://www.wesnoth.org/ Battle for Wesnoth] - Free, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat.
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* [http://boson.eu.org/ Boson] - An OpenGL real-time strategy game, with the feeling of Command&Conquer(tm) or StarCraft(tm).
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* [http://crimson.seul.org/ Crimson Fields] - A tactical war game in the tradition of Battle Isle.
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* [http://freeciv.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page Freeciv] - A multiuser clone of the famous Microprose game of Civilization. Now there [http://forum.freeciv.org/viewtopic.php?t=6934&sid=b58bb784bf0fa6224f98e76f83ac3be0 was] also http://freeciv.net {{Linkrot|2011|10|23}} an HTML5 in-browser version.
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* [http://www.freecol.org/ Freecol] - A turn-based strategy game based on Colonization.
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* [http://glest.org Glest] - Free 3D real-time strategy game, where you control the armies of two different factions: Tech, which is mainly composed of warriors and mechanical devices, and Magic, that prefers mages and summoned creatures in the battlefield
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* [http://globulation2.org/wiki/Main_Page Globulation 2] - Multiplayer RTS with some "economic" elements minimizing the amount of micromanagement
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* [http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LGeneral Lgeneral] - Turn-based strategy engine heavily inspired by Panzer General.
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* [http://www.netpanzer.org/ Netpanzer] - Realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases. {{Package AUR|netpanzer}}
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**runs perfectly out of aur
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* [http://www.linux-games.com/penguin-command/ Penguin Command] - A clone of the classic game "Missile Command" with improved graphics and sound.
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* [http://www.emhsoft.com/singularity/ Singularity (Endgame)] - Turn based Single player strategy/simulation about a AI hiding, growing and evolving.
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* [http://users.on.net/~bobjob/TD.jnlp Tower Defense Game]
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* [http://www.tropiceuro.com Tropic Euro] - free online adaptation of the board game Puerto Rico for 2-5 players
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* [http://ufoai.ninex.info/wiki/index.php/News UFO Alien Invasion] - Fight aliens trying to capture Earth.
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* [http://www.unknown-horizons.org/ Unknown Horizons] - 2.5D isometric realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy.
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** AUR package: {{Package AUR|unknown-horizons-git}}
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* [http://wz2100.net/ Warzone 2100] - In Warzone 2100, you command the forces of The Project in a battle to rebuild the world after mankind has almost been destroyed by nuclear missiles. The game offers campaign, multi-player, and single-player skirmish modes. An extensive tech tree with over 400 different technologies, combined with the unit design system, allows for a wide variety of possible units and tactics.
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* [http://www.wormux.org/phpboost/news/news.php Wormux] - A clone of the worms game.
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* [http://www.hedgewars.org/ Hedgewars] - Another great clone of worms (more polished than Wormux). Take turns to blast your opponents to oblivion with comedic results! Best in Multiplayer.
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* [http://widelands.org Widelands] - slow-paced strategy like "the Settlers 2". Available from community in i686 and x86_64.
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=== Tycoon/Management Games ===
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* {{App|Knyttstories|Platformer with adventure elements, heavy exploration and downloadable levels.|http://nifflas.ni2.se/|{{AUR|knyttstories}}}}
* [http://bygfoot.sourceforge.net/ Bygfoot] - Football (soccer) management game.
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* {{App|Secret Maryo Chronicles|Mario-style game.|http://www.secretmaryo.org/|{{AUR|smc}}}}
* [http://lincity-ng.berlios.de/ Lincity-ng] - City simulation game in which you are required to build and maintain a city. You can win the game either by building a sustainable economy or by evacuating all citizens with spaceships.
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* {{App|SuperTux|Mario-style game featuring Tux.|http://supertux.lethargik.org/|{{Pkg|supertux}}}}
* [http://www.openttd.org/en/ OpenTTD] - Open source clone of the Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe", a popular game originally written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with new features. See [[OpenTTD]]
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* {{App|Toppler|Reimplementation of the classic jump & run game "Nebulus".|http://toppler.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|toppler}}}}
* [http://www.simutrans.com/ Simutrans]- Another Transport simulation that works on linux with sdl, it is available in the AUR.
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=== Puzzle ===
 
=== Puzzle ===
* [http://www.dandeliongames.com/startup.jnlp 3D Breakout]
 
* [http://www.aluminumangel.org/attack/ Crack Attack!] - A free OpenGL game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack.
 
* [http://www.igoweb.org/~wms/comp/cgoban/ Cgoban3] - Kiseido Go and SGF client.
 
* [http://www.level7.org.uk/chroma/ chroma] - A puzzle game like Sokoban with ncurses mode
 
* [http://www.bergo.eng.br/eboard/ Eboard] - A chess interface to ICS and chess engines.
 
* [http://live.gnome.org/glChess glChess] - 3D Chess Frontend.
 
* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/gnono/ Gnono] - A GNOME version of the classic card game UNO.
 
* [http://www.gnu.org/software/chess/ Gnuchess] - Lets most modern computers play a full game of chess.
 
* [http://dir.filewatcher.com/d/FreeBSD/6.1-release/ia64/GNUDoku-0.93.tbz.43162.html Gnudoku] -
 
* [http://www.freewebs.com/jeromeblouin/mygames.htm Incredibuilder!]
 
* [http://ksudoku.sourceforge.net/ Ksudoku] - Sudoku game & more for KDE.
 
* [http://www.netris.org/ Netris] - This is an unfinished developmental version of Netris, a free networked version of T*tris.
 
* [http://pingus.seul.org/ Pingus] - A Lemmings clone, i.e. a level-based puzzle game.
 
* [http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxtyping.php Tuxtyping]
 
* [http://www.worldofgoo.com/ World of Goo] - great 2D game with good physic, incredible music and nice graphics, you can find demo version in AUR, if you want full version, then you can purchase Linux version for 20$ from the game's homepage
 
* [http://xmoto.tuxfamily.org/ XMoto] - A challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an important role.
 
* [http://www.xscorch.org/ Xscorch] - A clone of the classic DOS game Scorched Earth.
 
  
=== CLI games ===
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* {{App|Cgoban3|Kiseido Go and SGF client.|http://www.igoweb.org/~wms/comp/cgoban/|{{Pkg|cgoban}}}}
There are too many to list. Here's a few examples (please contribute to this list):
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* {{App|Chroma|Puzzle game like Sokoban with ncurses and graphics mode|http://www.level7.org.uk/chroma/|{{AUR|chroma}}}}
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* {{App|Crack Attack!|Free OpenGL game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack.|http://www.aluminumangel.org/attack/|{{AUR|crack-attack}}}}
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* {{App|glChess|3D Chess Frontend.|http://live.gnome.org/Chess|{{AUR|glchess}}}}
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* {{App|Gnono|GNOME version of the classic card game UNO.|http://sourceforge.net/projects/gnono/|{{AUR?|gnono}}}}
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* {{App|Ksudoku|Sudoku game and more for KDE. Part of {{Grp|kdegames}}.|http://ksudoku.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|kdegames-ksudoku}}}}
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* {{App|Netris|Unfinished developmental version of Netris, a free networked version of Tetris.|https://sourceforge.net/projects/netris/|{{AUR|netris}}}}
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* {{App|Pingus|Lemmings clone, i.e. a level-based puzzle game.|http://pingus.seul.org/|{{Pkg|pingus}}}}
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* {{App|Portal|Original puzzle game by Valve. Using Source Engine.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/400/|Steam}}
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* {{App|Ri-li|Toy wood engine GPL game|http://ri-li.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|ri-li}}}}
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* {{App|Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection|30+ "quick" puzzle games with simplistic but polished GTK GUI |http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/puzzles/|{{Pkg|puzzles}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:VVVVVV|VVVVVV]]|Highly praised 2D puzzle platform indie game with a C64 retro theme, with a great chiptune soundtrack. You can buy the full version for £1.67, or play the [http://www.kongregate.com/games/TerryCavanagh/vvvvvv-demo/ demo] in a browser.
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:{{Tip|You may want to backup your save file, which is found at {{Ic|~/.macromedia/Flash_Player/#SharedObjects/''string''/localhost...}}.}}
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|http://thelettervsixtim.es/|{{AUR|vvvvvv}}}}
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* {{App|Xscorch|Clone of the classic DOS game Scorched Earth.|http://www.xscorch.org/|{{AUR|xscorch}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:World of Goo|World of Goo]]|Great 2D puzzle game.|http://www.2dboy.com|{{AUR|worldofgoo}}}}
  
* [http://rephial.org/ Angband] - Another roguelike game.
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=== Racing ===
* [http://www.cymonsgames.com/asciiportal/ ASCIIpOrtal] - A sidescrolling game with ANSI text graphics in which you are a person holding a device which creates portals, or links to other parts of the level.
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* [http://www.catb.org/~esr/bs/ bs] - A Battleships based shooter for the console.
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* [http://www.level7.org.uk/chroma/ Chroma] - A puzzle game like Sokoban with ncurses mode.
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* [http://www.dungeoncrawl.org/ Crawl] (aka Dungeon Crawl, aka Linley's Dungeon Crawl).
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* [http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/ Dwarf Fortress] - A single-player fantasy game. You control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated persistent world.
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* [http://www.nethack.org/ NetHack] - A single player dungeon exploration game.
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* [http://ninvaders.sourceforge.net/ nInvaders] - in AUR, Ncurses based space invaders clone.
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* [http://rogue.rogueforge.net/rogue-5-4/ Rogue] - The original dungeon crawl game.
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* [http://crawl.develz.org/wordpress/ Stone Soup] (aka Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup).
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* [http://www.t-o-m-e.net/main.php?tome_current=0 ToME] (aka Troubles of Middle Earth).
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* [http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/BSD_games BSD Games] - Collection of classic text games distributed with *BSD. Available in Community.
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune_(Unix) fortune-mod] Displays Random messages/quotes/jokes when invoked. Available in Extra.
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* [http://www.adom.de/adom/download.php3 ADOM] Ancient Domains Of Mystery (ADOM for short)
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These games can usually be found in the official repositories or in [http://aur.archlinux.org/ AUR].
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=== Emulators ===
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* {{App|Armagetron Advanced|Tron Clone in 3D.|http://armagetronad.net/|{{Pkg|armagetronad}}}}
An emulator is a program which serves to replicate the functions of another platform or system so as to allow applications and games to be run in environments they were not programmed for. While emulators themselves are not games in a strict sense, they provide users with the ability to play games and therefore have been included in this article.
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* {{App|Extreme Tux Racer|3D game where you guide Tux the penguin down a course of snow and ice collecting herring.|https://sourceforge.net/projects/extremetuxracer|{{Pkg|extremetuxracer}}}}
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* {{App|Maniadrive|Arcade car game on acrobatic tracks with quick and nervous gameplay.|http://maniadrive.raydium.org/|{{AUR|maniadrive}}}}
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* {{App|Moon Buggy|Simple game for the text mode.|http://seehuhn.de/pages/moon-buggy/|{{AUR|moon-buggy}}}}
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* {{App|Speed Dreams|Fork of Torcs, aiming to implement exciting new features as well as improving realism.|http://speed-dreams.org/|{{Pkg|speed-dreams}}}}
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* {{App|Stunt Rally|Game with track editor, based on VDrift and OGRE.|http://code.google.com/p/vdrift-ogre/|{{Pkg|stuntrally}}}}
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* {{App|Supertux Kart|Kart racing game featuring Tux and his friends.|http://supertuxkart.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|supertuxkart}}}}
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* {{App|Torcs|3D racing cars simulator using OpenGL.|http://torcs.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|torcs}}}}
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* {{App|Trigger Rally|Free OpenGL rally car racing game.|http://sourceforge.net/projects/trigger-rally/|{{AUR|trigger}}}}
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* {{App|Ultimate Stunts|Remake of the famous DOS-game 'stunts'.|http://www.ultimatestunts.nl/|{{AUR|ultimatestunts}}}}
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* {{App|VDrift|Open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind.|http://vdrift.net/|{{Pkg|vdrift}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:X-Moto|XMoto]]|Challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an important role|http://xmoto.tuxfamily.org/|{{Pkg|xmoto}}}}
  
{{Warning|Emulators provide users with the ability to run programs called "ROMS", which are copies of games. While owning an emulator itself is not illegal, downloading or sharing (and in some cases, creating) copyrighted ROMs without the copyright holder's permission is ILLEGAL. Using an emulator to run ROMs that you do not own the legal rights to is ILLEGAL. Use at your own risk and be sure to read the Terms of Service for the emulator. Arch Linux etc. is not responsible if you get in trouble.}}
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=== Rogue-like ===
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{{Wikipedia|Chronology of roguelike video games}}
  
* [http://desmume.org/ DeSmuME] - Linux Nintendo DS emulator.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:ADOM|ADOM]]|Ancient Domains Of Mystery|http://adom.de|{{AUR|adom}}}}
* [http://www.dolphin-emulator.com/ Dolphin] - Very nice GameCube and Wii emulator.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Angband (video game)|Angband]]|Roguelike dungeon exploration game based on the writings of JRR Tolkien|http://rephial.org/|{{Pkg|angband}}}}
* [http://www.dosbox.com/ DOSBox] - Open source DOS emulator which primarily focuses on running DOS Games.
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* {{App|ASCIIpOrtal|Sidescrolling game with ANSI text graphics in which you are a person holding a device which creates portals, or links to other parts of the level|http://cymonsgames.com/asciiportal|{{AUR|asciiportal}}}}
* [http://www.epsxe.com/ epsxe] - Emulator of the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Linley's_Dungeon_Crawl|Crawl]] (aka Dungeon Crawl)|Linley's Dungeon Crawl)|http://www.dungeoncrawl.org/|{{AUR|crawl}}}}
* [http://fceux.com/ fceux] - Cross platform, NTSC and PAL Famicom/NES emulator that is an evolution of the original FCE Ultra emulator.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:DoomRL|DoomRL]]|Simple roguelike game, based on Doom. Perfect for starters|http://doom.chaosforge.org/|{{AUR|doomrl}}}}
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=18361 Gens2] - Mega Drive/Genesis. Install from aur or archlinuxfr-repo
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Dwarf_Fortress|Dwarf Fortress]]|Single-player fantasy game. You control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated persistent world|http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/|{{Pkg|dwarffortress}}}}
*runs perfectly, install from aur or archlinuxfr-repo
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:NetHack|Nethack]]|Single player dungeon exploration game|http://www.nethack.org/|{{Pkg|nethack}}}}
**activate OpenGL, set video resolution per custom to 1024x600 for streched full-screen or 800x600 for non-streched
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Rogue (video game)|Rogue]]|Original dungeon crawl game|http://rogue.rogueforge.net/rogue-5-4/|{{Pkg|rogue}}}}
**use "Normal" renderer, I couldn't find a visible advantage with the other ones
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup|Stone Soup]]|Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup|http://crawl.develz.org/wordpress/|{{Pkg|stone-soup|}}}}
* [http://code.google.com/p/mupen64plus/ Mupen64Plus] - Highly compatible N64 emulator with plugin system.
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* {{App|1=Troubles of Middle Earth (now Tales of Maj'Eyal)|2=A dungeon crawler similar to Angband, based on the works of Tolkien.|3=http://tome.te4.org/ ([http://web.archive.bibalex.org/web/20071212125015rn_1/t-o-m-e.net/main.php?tome_current=0 archived old site]){{linkrot|2013|05|20}}|4={{AUR|tome}} {{AUR|tome3}} {{AUR|tome4}}}}
{{Note|disable "frame skipping" to avoid flickering in games}}
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* [http://www.pcsx2.net/ PCSX2] - PlayStation 2 emulator it is still being maintained and developed.
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* '''PCSXR''' - Debian fork of the abandoned original PCSX. {{Package AUR|pcsxr}}
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* '''ScummVM''' - Virtual machine for old school adventures, available in extra. {{Package Official|scummvm}}
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* [http://mamedev.org/ MAME] - Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME). Can be obtained using pacman, [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/i686/sdlmame/ sdlmame].
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* [http://www.snes9x.com/ snes-9x] - portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.
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* [http://vba.ngemu.com/ Visual Boy Advance] - Game Boy emulator with Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, and Super Game Boy support.
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{{Note|runs perfectly on netbooks with vbaexpress (available in aur). visualboyadvance is available in the community repository}}
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* [[Wine]] - Wine is not actually an emulator, but it provides a way to play Windows games on Linux.
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* [http://www.zsnes.com/ ZSNES] - a Super Nintendo emulator.
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{{Note|Netbook users may wish to set video mode to "640x480 ODS F" for using full screen (but streched) or "800x600 ODS F" for using max height (non-streched) & video filters: bilinear filter and hq filter activated here working fine, but that's your choice}}
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For a full selection of emulators, try checking the [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?O=0&K=&do_Search=Go&detail=1&L=0&C=5&SeB=nd&SB=n&SO=a&PP=25 AUR 'emulators' category]
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=== Role-Playing Game (RPG) ===
  
=== Native - Commercial ===
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* {{App|Arx Libertatis|This project is a fully working, open source port of Arx Fatalis, a 2002 first-person role-playing game developed by Arkane Studios. It features some improvements over the original engine like bug fixes and wide screen support.|http://arx-libertatis.org/|{{AUR|arx-libertatis}}}}
{{Moveto|Common Applications/Games/Commercial|#Moving all commercial games into separate article}}
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* {{App|Egoboo|Open-source action RPG/dungeon crawling adventure with OpenGL 3D graphics.|http://egoboo.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|egoboo}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Eschalon: Book I|Eschalon: Book I]]|Classical isometric RPG like Ultima, Might & Magic or Wizardry.|http://basiliskgames.com/|{{AUR|eschalon1}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Eschalon: Book II|Eschalon: Book II]]|Isometric, turn-based RPG.|http://basiliskgames.com/|{{AUR|eschalon2}}}}
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* {{App|fheores2|Attempt to reimplement the [[Wikipedia:Heroes of Might and Magic II|Heroes of Might and Magic II]] engine using SDL.|http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/fheroes2/index.php|{{AUR|fheroes2-svn}}}}
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* {{App|Flare|Action game similar to Diablo.|http://www.flarerpg.org/|{{AUR|flare-rpg}}}}
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* {{App|FreedroidRPG|Mature science fiction role playing game set in the future|http://freedroid.org/|{{Pkg|freedroidrpg}}}}
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* {{App|GemRB|Attempt to reimplement the [[Wikipedia:Infinity Engine|Bioware's Infinity Engine]] under GNU GPL.|http://www.gemrb.org/|{{Pkg|gemrb}}}}
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* {{App|OpenMW|Attempt to reimplement the popular role-playing game [[Wikipedia:Morrowind|Morrowind]]. OpenMW aims to be a fully playable, open source implementation of the game's engine.|http://openmw.org|{{AUR|openmw}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Sacred (video game)|Sacred Gold]]|Hack'n Slay Roleplay Game like Diablo.
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:{{Tip| If running on a low resolution (netbook etc) either play it on external monitor, but you can't see the skill/action bar. You can move the Window pressing {{ic|Alt+left_mouse}}. You can see the action bar, but then you can't see the health bar anymore. Email Michael from linuxgamepublishing.com and ask for a fix - would be really great if we could fully enjoy this game on Linux netbooks}}
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|http://forum.sacred2.com|{{AUR?|Sacred}}}}
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* {{App|VCMI|Attempt to reimplement [[Wikipedia:Heroes of Might and Magic III|Heroes of Might and Magic III]].|http://forum.vcmi.eu/portal.php|{{AUR|vcmi-svn}}}}
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* {{App|Vulture|Isometric graphical interface for NetHack, SlashEM and UnNethack.|http://www.darkarts.co.za/vulture|{{AUR|vulture}}}}
  
* [http://www.charliesgames.com/wordpress/?page_id=11/ Irukandji] - A cross-platform 'pay as much as you want' (minimum $1 USD) scheme. A fun score attack shooter, set in an abstract underwater trench. Features unlockables, online score system, and challenges.
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=== Shooters (FPS, Third Person) ===
  
* [http://www.charliesgames.com/wordpress/?page_id=14/ Bullet Candy Perfect] - A fun shoot-em-up game, with sharp, super smooth 3D graphics and a cool techno soundtrack. Features cross-platform, achievements, and online scores. 'PAMAYW' scheme.
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* {{App|Alien Arena|Free, standalone FPS focused mainly on online multiplayer, but can also be played singleplayer against bots.|http://red.planetarena.org/|{{Pkg|alienarena}}}}
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* {{App|AssaultCube|Free multiplayer FPS, based on the cube engine. Realistic environments, fast, arcade gameplay. Much like Counter-Strike.|http://assault.cubers.net/|{{Pkg|assaultcube}}}}
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* {{App|AssaultCube Reloaded|AssaultCube improved.|http://acr.victorz.ca|{{AUR|assaultcube-reloaded}}}}
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* {{App|Counter-Strike|Team-based, semi-realistic FPS. Condition Zero is also available.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/10/|Steam}}
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* {{App|Counter-Strike Source|Team-based, semi-realistic FPS using Source Engine.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/240/|Steam}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Cube (video game)|Cube]]|Open source multiplayer and singleplayer first person shooter game.|http://cubeengine.com/|{{AUR|cube}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Cube 2: Sauerbraten|Cube 2: Sauerbraten]]|Improved version of the Cube engine.|http://sauerbraten.org/|{{Pkg|sauerbraten}}}}
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* {{App|Day of Defeat|WWII online FPS.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/30/|Steam}}
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* {{App|Day of Defeat: Source|WWII online FPS. Using Source Engine. Still in beta as of July 2013.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/300/|Steam}}
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* {{App|Deathmatch Classic|Half-Life modification of the multiplayer deathmatch mode.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/40/|Steam}}
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* Doom: the famous shooter from ID Sodtware has several ports for Linux. None of the id-engine games have copyleft game resources, only the game engine code was open sourced. See [http://doom.wikia.com/wiki/Source_port] for details.
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:* Doom 1 Demo data &ndash; {{AUR|doom1-wad}}
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:* {{App|Freedoom|Project aimed at creation of free Doom data files.|http://www.nongnu.org/freedoom/|{{AUR|freedoom}}}}
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:* {{App|Chocolate Doom|Doom port reproducing the behavior of the original DOS version.|http://www.chocolate-doom.org/|{{AUR|chocolate-doom}}}}
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:* {{App|Doomsday|Advanced port of the Doom game engine, capable also of running Heretic, and Hexen games.|http://www.dengine.net/|{{AUR|doomsday}}}}
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:* {{App|GZDoom|Doom source port based on ZDoom with an OpenGL renderer.|http://www.osnanet.de/c.oelckers/gzdoom/index.html|{{AUR|gzdoom}}}}
 +
:* {{App|PrBoom Plus|Enhanced version of the PrBoom Doom engine port.|http://prboom-plus.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|prboom-plus}}}}
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:* {{App|Remood|advanced Doom game engine based on Doom Legacy.|http://remood.org/|{{AUR|remood}}}}
 +
:* {{App|Strawberry Doom|Fork of Chocolate Doom extending certain engine limits.|http://doom.wikia.com/wiki/Strawberry_Doom|{{AUR|strawberry-doom-svn}}}}
 +
:* {{App|Vavoom|Highly advanced Doom engine port with added support for Heretic/Hexen/Strife.|http://vavoom-engine.com/|{{AUR|vavoom}}}}
 +
:* {{App|ZDoom|Enhanced Doom port with additional support for Heretic, Hexen and Strife.|http://www.zdoom.org/|{{AUR|zdoom}}}}
 +
* {{App|Doom 3|Stock Doom 3 binaries|http://www.idsoftware.com/games|{{AUR|doom3-bin}}}}
 +
:* {{App|Doom 3 Engine|Source-based Doom 3 engine|http://www.idsoftware.com/games|{{AUR|doom3}}}}
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* {{App|ezQuake|Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps. The popular, modern and maintained Quake/QuakeWorld client. Manual post-installation setup required. Can play on-line for free |http://ezquake.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|ezquake}}}}
 +
* Duke Nukem 3D
 +
:* {{App|Duke 3D|Original port.|http://icculus.org/projects/duke3d/|{{AUR|duke3d-svn}}}}
 +
:* {{App|eduke32|Advanced source port.|http://eduke32.com/|{{AUR|eduke32}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Enemy Territory: Quake Wars|Enemy Territory: Quake Wars]]|Commercial team and class-based multiplayer game. Full version requires retail DVD to play.|http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/etqw/|{{AUR|etqw}}}}
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* {{App|Half-Life|Science-fiction FPS. The two extensions, ''Opposing Force'' and ''Blue Shift'', are also available.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/70/|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|Half-Life 2|Science-fiction FPS. Lost Coat, Episode One and Epise Two are also available. In beta as of July 2013|http://store.steampowered.com/app/220/|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|HHeretic|Linux port of Raven Game's old shooter, Heretic.|http://hhexen.sourceforge.net/hheretic.html|{{AUR|hheretic}}}}
 +
:* Heretic Demo game data &ndash; {{AUR|heretic1-wad}}
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:* {{App|Blasphemer|Project aimed at creation of free Heretic data files.|http://code.google.com/p/blasphemer/|{{AUR|blasphemer}}}}
 +
* {{App|HHexen|Linux port of Raven Game's old shooter, Hexen.|http://hhexen.sourceforge.net/hhexen.html|{{AUR|hhexen}}}}
 +
:* Hexen 1 Demo game data &ndash; {{AUR|hexen1-wad}}
 +
* {{App|Left 4 Dead 2|Coop survival horror. Using Source Engine.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/550/|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|Nexuiz|Free, open-source first person shooter. Development ceased, most of the developers moved to project [http://xonotic.org/ Xonotic].|http://alientrap.org/nexuiz|{{AUR|nexuiz}}}}
 +
* {{App|nQuake|Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps. This is the popular Quake / QuakeWorld package, including ezQuake client, 24bit textures, maps, bots and more. Automatic post-installation set up. Can play on-line for free.|http://nquake.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR?|nquake}}}}
 +
* {{App|Open Arena|Fast multiplayer shooter based on the quake3-engine.|http://openarena.ws|{{Pkg|openarena}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Prey_(video_game)|Prey]]|First Person Shooter released in 2006 (with a GNU/Linux port in 2008), published by 3D Realms.|http://www.3drealms.com/prey/index.html|{{AUR|prey}}}}
 +
* Quake
 +
:* Advanced Quake 1 game engine &ndash; {{AUR|darkplaces}}
 +
:* Another modern Quake1 engine port &ndash; {{AUR|fitzquake}}
 +
:* Free content replacement project for Quake 1 &ndash; {{AUR|oqplus-svn}}
 +
:* High quality textures for Quake from the Quake Revitalization Project &ndash; {{AUR|quake-qrp-textures}}
 +
* {{App|Quake 2|Built by Icculus|http://www.icculus.org/quake2/|{{AUR|quake2}}}}
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:* Advanced Quake 2 engine &ndash; {{AUR|qudos-svn}}
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:* Enhanced Quake 2 engine with Lazarus mod support &ndash; {{AUR|kmquake2}}
 +
:* A true color retexture pak for Quetoo and other Quake2 engines supporting 32bpp tga textures &ndash; {{AUR|quake2-retexture}}
 +
:* Quake 2 engine focused on single player and 64bits. {{AUR|yamagi-quake2}}
 +
* Quake III Arena
 +
:* Quake III Arena binaries &ndash; {{AUR|quake3}}
 +
:* {{App|ioquake3|De-facto FOSS Quake 3 distribution.|http://ioquake3.org/|{{AUR|ioquake3}}}}
 +
* Quake 4
 +
:* Demo version &ndash; {{AUR|quake4-demo}}
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:* Quake 4 engine &ndash; {{AUR|quake4}}
 +
* {{App|Quake Live|MMO shooter running in browser as plugin|http://www.quakelive.com/|{{AUR|quakelive}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Red Eclipse|Red Eclipse]]|Single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2.|http://redeclipse.net|{{AUR|redeclipse}}}}
 +
* {{App|Ricochet|Futuristic arena battles.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/60/|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|1=[[Wikipedia:Serious Sam|Serious Sam: The First Encounter]]|2=Fast-paced and frenetic FPS where the player must face huge waves of enemies.|3=[http://liflg.org/?catid=6&gameid=71 Linux Installers for Linux Gamers]|4={{AUR?|serioussam}}}}
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* {{App|1=[[Wikipedia:Serious Sam|Serious Sam: The Second Encounter]]|2=Fast-paced and frenetic FPS where the player must face huge waves of enemies.|3=[http://liflg.org/?catid=6&gameid=71 Linux Installers for Linux Gamers]|4={{AUR?|serioussam}}}}
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* {{App|1=[[Wikipedia:Serious Sam II|Serious Sam II]]|2=Fast-paced and frenetic FPS where the player must face huge waves of enemies.|3=[http://liflg.org/?catid=6&gameid=83 Linux Installers for Linux Gamers]|4={{AUR?|serioussam2}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Serious Sam 3: BFE|Serious Sam 3: BFE]]|Fast-paced and frenetic FPS where the player must face huge waves of enemies.|http://www.serioussam.com|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|Team Fortress Classic|Class-based online FPS.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/20/|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|Team Fortress 2|Class-based online FPS with cartoonish style. Using Source Engine.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/|Steam}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Tremulous|Tremulous]]|FPS with elements of real time strategy, featuring humans and aliens.|http://tremulous.net/|{{Pkg|tremulous}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Unreal Tournament|Unreal Tournament (UT99)]]|Fast-paced first person shooter featuring arena combat.|http://www.unrealtournament2004.com/utgoty/|{{AUR|ut1999}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Unreal Tournament 2003|Unreal Tournament 2003 (UT2003)]]|Fast-paced first person shooter featuring arena combat.|http://www.unrealtournament.com|{{AUR?|ut2003}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Unreal Tournament 2004|Unreal Tournament 2004 (UT2004)]]|Fast-paced first person shooter featuring arena combat. UT2004 is almost a superset of UT2003.|http://www.unrealtournament2004.com|{{AUR|ut2004}} for the retail version, {{AUR|ut2004-anthology}} for the anthology version}}
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* {{App|Unvanquished|Team-based fps/rts hybrid game which pits aliens against humans. Monthly release that can be played on official servers.|http://unvanquished.net/|{{AUR|unvanquished}}}}
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* {{App|[[Urban Terror]]|Modern multiplayer FPS based on the ioquake3 engine.|http://urbanterror.info|{{Pkg|urbanterror}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Warsow (game)|Warsow]]|Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps.|http://warsow.net|{{Pkg|warsow}}}}
 +
* Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
 +
:* Completely free, standalone, team-based, multiplayer FPS &ndash; {{AUR|enemy-territory}}
 +
:* Advanced open source fork of ET engine and fully compatible client and server &ndash; {{AUR|etlegacy}}
 +
:* Advanced open source fork of ET engine &ndash; {{AUR|iowolfet-hg}}, {{AUR|bin32-iowolfet-hg}}
 +
* {{App|World Of Padman|Stand slone somplex &ndash; cartoon-style multiplayer first-person shooter.|http://worldofpadman.net/website|{{AUR|worldofpadman}}}}
 +
* {{App|Xonotic|Free, open-source first person shooter (a fork of Nexuiz but with modified gameplay).|http://xonotic.org|{{Pkg|xonotic}}}}
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{{Poor writing|Some random trash I can not even test. TODO: apply [[Template:App]].}}
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* Blood Frontier &ndash; Team oriented multiplayer FPS based on the Cube2 (Sauerbraten) engine
 +
* [http://tesseract-fps.sourceforge.net Tesseract]
 +
* [http://www.javagameplay.com/futuristicarenas/medium.html Futuristic Arenas]
 +
* [http://www.bytonic.de/downloads/jake2_jogl11.jnlp Jake 2]
 +
* [http://www.pulpgames.net/scared/ Scared]
 +
* [http://www.truecombatelite.com/ True Combat: Elite(TCE)] - Completely free, realistic, team-based modification for Enemy Territory.
 +
* [http://tuer.sourceforge.net TUER]
 +
* [http://www.javagameplay.com/ancientarenas/medium.html Ancient Arenas]
 +
 
 +
=== Simulation ===
 +
 
 +
* {{App|Beyond The Red Line|Completely free stand-alone conversion of Freespace 2 based on the TV show Battlestar Galactica.|http://www.beyondtheredline.net/|{{AUR|btrl}}}}
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* {{App|Bygfoot|Football (soccer) management game.|http://bygfoot.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|bygfoot}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Danger from the Deep|Danger from the Deep]]|Submarine simulator.|http://dangerdeep.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|dangerdeep-svn}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Flight Gear|Flight Gear]]|Open-source, multi-platform flight simulator.|http://www.flightgear.org/|{{Pkg|flightgear}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:FooBillard|Foobillard++]]|Successor to Foobillard, OpenGL billiard game for Linux.|http://foobillardplus.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|foobillard++}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:FreeSpace 2|FreeSpace 2]]|Open sourced space emulator.|http://icculus.org/freespace2/|{{AUR|fs2_open}}}}
 +
* {{App|Pydance|Python Dance Dance Revolution style game.|http://icculus.org/pyddr/|{{AUR?|pydance}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Stepmania|Stepmania]]|Advanced dance simulation game.|http://www.stepmania.com/|{{AUR|stepmania}}}}
 +
* {{App|VegaStrike|3D action-space-sim allowing player to trade and bounty hunt in a vast universe.|http://vegastrike.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|vegastrike}}}}
 +
 
 +
=== Strategy ===
 +
 
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:0 A.D. (video game)|0 A.D.]]|3D and historically-based real-time strategy game, alpha stage.|http://play0ad.com/|{{Pkg|0ad}}}}
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* {{App|Advanced Strategic Command|Turn based strategy game in the tradition of the Battle Isle series.|http://www.asc-hq.org/|{{AUR|asc}}}}
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* {{App|Boson|OpenGL real-time strategy game, with the feeling of Command&Conquer(tm) or StarCraft(tm).|http://boson.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR?|boson}}}}
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* {{App|Crimson Fields|Tactical war game in the tradition of Battle Isle.|http://crimson.seul.org/|{{AUR|crimson}}}}
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* {{App|Dark Oberon|Open source real-time strategy game similar to Warcraft II.|http://dark-oberon.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|dark-oberon}}}}
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* {{App|Dota 2|The sequel to the famous ''Defense of the Ancient'' map for WarCraft III, which itself was based on the popular ''Aeon of Strife'' StarCraft map.|http://store.steampowered.com/app/570/|Steam}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Endgame: Singularity|Endgame Singularity]]|Turn based single player strategy/simulation about a AI hiding, growing and evolving|http://www.emhsoft.com/singularity/|{{Pkg|singularity}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Freeciv|Freeciv]]|Multiuser clone of the famous Microprose game of Civilization|http://freeciv.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page|{{Pkg|freeciv}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:FreeCol|FreeCol]]|Turn-based strategy game based on Colonization|http://www.freecol.org/|{{Pkg|freecol}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:FTL:_Faster_Than_Light|FTL: Faster Than Light]]|Popular rogue-like space-sim released to positive reception in 2012.|http://www.ftlgame.com/|{{AUR|ftl}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Glest|Glest]]|Free 3D real-time strategy game, where you control the armies of two different factions: Tech, which is mainly composed of warriors and mechanical devices, and Magic, that prefers mages and summoned creatures in the battlefield.|http://glest.org|{{AUR|glest}}}}
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* {{App|Globulation 2|Multiplayer RTS with some "economic" elements minimizing the amount of micromanagement.|http://globulation2.org/wiki/Main_Page|{{Pkg|glob2}}}}
 +
* {{App|1=Lgeneral|2=Turn-based strategy engine heavily inspired by Panzer General.|3=http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LGeneral|4={{AUR|lgeneral}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:MegaGlest|MegaGlest]]|Fork of Glest, a 3D real-time strategy game in a fantastic world.|http://sourceforge.net/projects/megaglest/|{{Pkg|megaglest}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Netpanzer|Netpanzer]]|Realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases.|http://www.netpanzer.org/|{{AUR|netpanzer}}}}
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* {{App|Netpanzer|Realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases.|http://www.netpanzer.org/|{{AUR|netpanzer}}}}
 +
* {{App|Spring|RTS game engine inspired by the game ''Total Annihilation''.|http://springrts.com/wiki/Games|{{Pkg|spring}}}}
 +
:* {{App|Kernel Panic|A game based around combat inside a computer, with 3 unique sides: the System, the Hacker and the Network waging war in a matrix of DOOM! No resource economy exists in KP, with the only constraints being time and space.|http://springrts.com/wiki/Kernel_Panic|{{Pkg|spring-kp}}}}
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:* {{App|Spring: 1944|Spring:1944 is a WWII themed game with four fully functional sides (US, Germany, USSR, Britain), period-accurate units and strengths. Realism comes second only to creating a game that is fun and accessible to play.|http://spring1944.org/|{{Pkg|spring-1944}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:The Battle for Wesnoth|The Battle for Wesnoth]]|Free, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat|http://www.wesnoth.org/|{{Pkg|wesnoth}}}}
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* {{App|UFO Alien Invasion|Fight aliens trying to capture Earth.|http://ufoai.ninex.info/wiki/index.php/News|{{Pkg|ufoai}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Unknown Horizons|Unknown Horizons]]|2.5D isometric realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy|http://www.unknown-horizons.org/|{{AUR|unknown-horizons-git}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Widelands|Widelands]]|Slow-paced strategy like "the Settlers 2"|http://widelands.org|{{Pkg|widelands}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Warzone 2100|Warzone 2100 - 2.*]]|You command the forces of The Project in a battle to rebuild the world after mankind has almost been destroyed by nuclear missiles. The game offers campaign, multi-player, and single-player skirmish modes. An extensive tech tree with over 400 different technologies, combined with the unit design system, allows for a wide variety of possible units and tactics|http://wz2100.net/|{{Pkg|warzone2100}}}}
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=== Tycoon/Management Games ===
  
{{Tip|x86_64 users may need lib32-mesa and lib32-libxxf86vm from [multilib] to run these games}}
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* {{App|Lincity-ng|City simulation game in which you are required to build and maintain a city. You can win the game either by building a sustainable economy or by evacuating all citizens with spaceships.|http://lincity-ng.berlios.de/|{{Pkg|lincity-ng}}}}
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* {{App|Simutrans|Another Transport simulation that works on linux with sdl.|http://www.simutrans.com/|{{Pkg|simutrans}}}}
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* {{App|[[OpenTTD]]|Open source clone of the Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe", a popular game originally written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with new features|http://www.openttd.org/|{{Pkg|openttd}}}}
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* {{App|Tropic Euro|Free online adaptation of the board game Puerto Rico for 2-5 players.|[http://www.tropiceuro.com/play Play via Web Start]|http://www.tropiceuro.com|{{AUR?|Tropic Euro}}}}
  
* [http://www.runegame.com/ Rune] - 3rd person Adventure / Hack'n Slay based on ut'99. Runs great from box installation.
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=== Visual novels ===
  
* [[Minecraft]] - A java based sanbox game that you can buy for $15, but has a limited free to play version. Very addictive game, big community, lot of updates, do not miss this one.
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Digital: A Love Story|Digital: A Love Story]]|Computer mystery/romance set five minutes into the future of 1988|http://www.scoutshonour.com/digital/|{{AUR|digital}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story|Don't take it personally]]|Almost kinetic visual novel that tells a story of a new high school literature teacher, set in a prestigious private high school, and on the social networks of 2027|http://scoutshonour.com/donttakeitpersonallybabeitjustaintyourstory/|{{AUR|donttakeitpersonally}}}}
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* {{App|Juniper's Knot|Short game about boy and fiend|http://junipersknot.dischan.org/|{{AUR|junipersknot}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Katawa Shoujo|Katawa Shoujo]]|Bishoujo-style visual novel game that tells a story of a young man and five other girls suffering with varying disabilities|http://katawa-shoujo.com/|{{AUR|katawa-shoujo}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Narcissu|Narcissu]]|Visual novel, telling the story of a terminally ill young man and woman|http://narcissu.insani.org/|{{AUR|narcissu2-en}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:RE: Alistair|RE: Alistair++]]|English otome game (subtype of visual novel) that tells a story of a young girl fond of MMORPGs, her online and everyday life|http://sakevisual.com/realistair/|{{AUR|realistair}}}}
  
* [http://basiliskgames.com/ Book of Eschalon I and II] - Classical isometric RPG like Ultima, Might & Magic or Wizardry.
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=== See Also ===
  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacred_%28video_game%29 Sacred Gold] - Hack'n Slay Roleplay Game like Diablo.
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* [http://www.icculus.org/lgfaq/gamelist.php The Linux Gamers' Game List]
{{Tip| If running on a low resolution (netbook etc) either play it on external monitor, but you can't see the skill/action bar. You can move the Window pressing alt+left_mouse. You can see the action bar, but then you can't see the health bar anymore. Email Michael from linuxgamepublishing.com and ask for a fix - would be really great if we could fully enjoy this game on Linux netbooks}}
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* [https://www.humblebundle.com/ The Humble Bundle]
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{{Wikipedia|Humble Bundle}}
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* [http://store.steampowered.com/browse/linux/ Linux Steam Games]
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{{Wikipedia|List of games developed by Valve}}
  
* [http://thelettervsixtim.es/ VVVVVV] - Highly praised 2d puzzle platform indie game with a C64 retro theme, with a great chiptune soundtrack. You can buy the full version for £1.67, or play the [http://www.kongregate.com/games/TerryCavanagh/vvvvvv-demo/ demo.] in a browser.
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{{Wikipedia|Game engine recreation}}
{{Tip|You may want to backup your save file, which is found at ~/.macromedia/Flash_Player/#SharedObjects/<string>/localhost ... ...}}
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{{Wikipedia|Source port}}

Revision as of 12:39, 27 July 2013

Template:List of Applications navigation

Note: This page strives to list all games known to run under GNU/Linux. Some of them are freely accessible via Official Repositories and AUR. For more about running games, related system configuration tips, see Gaming. For possibly more up to date selection of games available in the AUR, try checking the AUR 'games' category.

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Reason: add newly ported games (such as Steam games and HIB). (Discuss in Talk:List of games#)


Games

Action and adventure

  • Aquaria — 2D sidescrolling action-adventure game, heavily focused on exploration and puzzle-solving, with non-linear gameplay. The game engine is open source.
http://www.bit-blot.com/aquaria || aquaria-gitAUR (AUR)
  • Astromenace — Modern 3D scrolling space shooter with ship upgrade possibilities.
http://www.viewizard.com/download.php || astromenace.
  • Barrage — Violent point-and-click shooting game with nice effects
http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=Barrage || barrage
https://sourceforge.net/projects/blobwars/ || blobwars
  • Bloodridge — Java based, 3D adventure fantasy game.
http://www.hayles.demon.co.uk/bloodridge/bloodridge.html || not packaged? search in AUR
  • BZFlag — Multiperson, first-person tank shooter.
http://bzflag.org/ || bzflag
  • Freedink — Free and enhanced version of the action-adventure "Dink Smallwood".
http://www.freedink.org/ || freedinkAUR
  • Gish — 2D physics platformer about adventures of ball of tar.
http://www.gishgame.com/ || freegish-gitAUR
  • Hammerfight — 2-dimensional physics-based combat game.
http://www.koshutin.com/ || hammerfightAUR
  • The open-source Unix port of the Haaf's Game Engine is available at icculus.org.
  • Neverball — 3D game to guide a ball through a maze.
http://neverball.org/ || neverball
  • Rune — 3rd person Adventure / Hack'n Slay using Unreal Engine. Runs great from box installation.
http://www.rune-world.com || not packaged? search in AUR

Arcade

  • Bullet Candy Perfect — Fun shoot-em-up game, with sharp, super smooth 3D graphics and a cool techno soundtrack. Features cross-platform, achievements, and online scores. 'PAMAYW' scheme.
http://www.charliesgames.com/wordpress/?page_id=14/ || bulletcandyperfect-demoAUR
  • Bomberclone — Free Bomberman-like game for Linux and Windows. The rules of the game are simple: run though a level and bomb other players.
http://bomberclone.sourceforge.net/homepage/ || bomberclone
  • Cave Story/Doukutsu — Addictive 1-man-made metroid-vania-esque platformer. If there happens to be a noticible lag when there are lots of enemies on screen or in larger levels, try running the Windows version through Wine. This should fix the problem.
http://cavestory.org || doukutsuAUR
  • Ceferino — Action game similar to Super Pang.
http://www.losersjuegos.com.ar/juegos/ceferino || ceferinoAUR
  • Chromium — Fast paced, arcade-style, top-scrolling space shooter.
http://chromium-bsu.sourceforge.net/ || chromium-bsu
  • Circus Linux! — Clone of the Atari 2600 game "Circus Atari", produced by Atari, Inc.
http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/circus-linux || circuslinuxAUR
  • Counter-Strike 2D — 2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod
http://cs2d.com || counter-strike-2dAUR
  • Crack-attack — Free OpenGL game, based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack.
http://www.nongnu.org/crack-attack/ || crack-attackAUR
  • Frogatto — Much enjoyable platformer, in which you help a small green fellow named Frogatto walk and jump between solid footholds without getting hurt; have a look at this review.
http://frogatto.com || frogatto
  • Frozen Bubble — Arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy
http://frozen-bubble.org || frozen-bubble
  • Hedgewars — Yet another Worms clone, considered to be better than its predecessor by many. Take turns to blast your opponents into oblivion with comedic results! Best in Multiplayer.
http://hedgewars.org/ || hedgewars
  • Irukandji — Cross-platform 'pay as much as you want' (minimum $1 USD) scheme. A fun score attack shooter, set in an abstract underwater trench. Features unlockables, online score system, and challenges.
www.charliesgames.com || irukandjiAUR
  • lbreakout2 — Breakout-style arcade game in the manner of Arkanoid
http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LBreakout2 || lbreakout2
  • LTris — Arcade version of Tetris
http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LTris || ltris
  • Mari0 — The Mario game with Portal gun mechanics.
http://stabyourself.net/mari0/ || mari0
  • Nikki and the Robots — Cute physics platformer
http://joyridelabs.de/game/ || nikkiAUR
  • Noiz2sa — Vertical shooter arcade game with nice abstract graphics, music, and joystick support.
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~cs8k-cyu/windows/noiz2sa_e.html || noiz2saAUR
  • Penguin Command — Clone of the classic game "Missile Command" with improved graphics and sound.
http://www.linux-games.com/penguin-command/ || penguin-commandAUR
  • Pinball — Open source pinball simulator for Linux and other Unix systems.
http://pinball.sourceforge.net/ || pinballAUR
  • PowerManga — Arcade 2D shoot-em-up game with 41 levels and more than 200 sprites.
http://linux.tlk.fr/games/Powermanga/ || powermangaAUR
  • Streets of Rage Remake — A remake of the classic Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3 by Sega.
http://sorr.forumotion.net/ || streetsofrageremakeAUR
  • Open Syobon Action — Cross platform, open source version of the unforgiving Japanese parody of Super Mario Bros
https://github.com/Alexander--/open-syobon || open-syobonAUR
  • Teeworlds — Fast-paced 2D multiplayer shooter
http://teeworlds.com/ || teeworlds
  • Tetrinet — Multiplayer online Tetris game for up to six people.
http://www.tetrinet.info/ || gtetrinetAUR
  • Tuxanci — Multiplatform game, inspired by well-known czech game Bulanci.
http://www.tuxanci.org/en/start || tuxanciAUR
  • Ultrastar-ng — Clone of SingStar, a music video game.
http://performous.org/ || ultrastardx-svnAUR
  • Viruskiller — Your computer has been invaded! Using your trusty mouse you must shoot the buggers before they can destroy your files!
http://www.parallelrealities.co.uk/projects/virusKiller.phpTemplate:Linkrot || viruskillerAUR
http://sourceforge.net/projects/warmux.mirror/ || warmux

Casual games

  • bs — Battleships based shooter for the console
http://www.catb.org/~esr/bs/ || bsAUR
  • BSD Games — Collection of classic text games distributed with *BSD
http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/BSD_games || bsd-games
  • Fortune — Displays Random messages/quotes/jokes when invoked
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune_(Unix) || fortune-mod
  • nInvaders — Ncurses based space invaders clone
http://ninvaders.sourceforge.net/ || ninvadersAUR

Chess simulators

  • GNU Chess — One of the oldest computer chess programs for Unix-based computers, lets most modern computers play a full game of chess
https://gnu.org/s/chess || gnuchess
  • Eboard — Chess interface to ICS and chess engines
http://bergo.eng.br/eboard || eboardAUR
  • Knights — Simple chess board for KDE 4. It is a rewrite of the KDE3 Knights.
http://noughmad.com/knights/ || knightsAUR

Education

  • GCompris — Educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10.
http://gcompris.net/-en- || gcompris
  • Tux Paint — Free drawing program designed for young children.
http://tuxpaint.org/ || tuxpaint
  • Tux Type — Educational typing tutor for kids starring Tux.
http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxtype/ || tuxtypeAUR
  • TuxMath — Arcade game that helps kids practice their math facts.
http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxmath/ || tuxmathAUR

Interactive fiction

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  • Inform — Design system for interactive fiction based on natural language
http://inform7.com/ || inform7AUR
  • INSTEAD — Quest interpreter using Lua macros as game writing language
https://code.google.com/p/instead/ || instead-launcher instead
  • TADS — Prototype-based domain-specific programming language and set of standard libraries for creating interactive fiction (IF) games
http://tads.org || frobtadsAUR

Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMO)

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Note: All games listed here should be pure massive multiplayer online games without LAN mode and single player.

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  • Dofus — Free, manga inspired, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG) for Adobe AIR
http://www.dofus.com || dofusAUR
  • Heroes of Newerth — Online, multi-player strategy game that is based upon DoTA (Defense of the Ancients)
http://heroesofnewerth.com/ || honAUR
  • Landes Eternelles — 3D fantasy online role playing game
http://www.eternal-lands.com || eternallandsAUR
  • Minecraft — Java based sandbox game. Very addictive game, big community, lots of updates, do not miss this one.
http://minecraft.net || minecraftAUR
  • Planeshift — Role Playing Game immersed into a 3D virtual fantasy world which is FULLY FREE to play. Fully free means you will have no surprises of premium content which will limit your gameplay or unbalance the game. There are no limitations in skills, ranks, abilities, items you can gain with your free account
http://www.planeshift.it || planeshiftAUR
  • Regnum Online — Cross-platform 3D Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game
http://www.regnumonline.com.ar || regnum-onlineAUR
  • Runescape — Official RuneScape client
http://www.runescape.com || runescape-client-binAUR
  • Savage - The Battle For Newerth — Online multiplayer team-based FPS/RTS hybrid. Completely free as of September 2006. (Includes SFE Patches)
http://www.s2games.com/savage/ || savageAUR
  • Savage2 - A tortured soul — Fantasy themed online multiplayer team-based FPS/RTS/RPG hybrid. Completely free as of December 2008
http://savage2.com || savage2AUR
  • Second Life — Online, 3D virtual world imagined and created by its residents
http://secondlife.com/ || secondlife-binAUR
  • Spiral Knights — Free to play Java game developed by Three Rings Design and published by Sega.
Play in browser || http://www.spiralknights.com/
  • Stendhal — Fully fledged multiplayer online adventure game developed using the Arianne game development system
http://stendhalgame.org || stendhalAUR
  • The Mana World — Serious effort to create an innovative free and open source MMORPG
http://themanaworld.org || manaAUR
  • Vendetta Online — 3D space combat MMORPG for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. This MMO permits thousands of players to interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe
http://www.vendetta-online.com || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Wurm Online — 3D MMO produced by Code Club AB in Sweden that allows players to choose between a PvP game and a non-PvP game based on different servers.
Play via Web Start || http://www.wurmonline.com

Platformer

  • Knyttstories — Platformer with adventure elements, heavy exploration and downloadable levels.
http://nifflas.ni2.se/ || knyttstoriesAUR
  • Secret Maryo Chronicles — Mario-style game.
http://www.secretmaryo.org/ || smcAUR
  • SuperTux — Mario-style game featuring Tux.
http://supertux.lethargik.org/ || supertux
  • Toppler — Reimplementation of the classic jump & run game "Nebulus".
http://toppler.sourceforge.net/ || topplerAUR

Puzzle

  • Cgoban3 — Kiseido Go and SGF client.
http://www.igoweb.org/~wms/comp/cgoban/ || cgoban
  • Chroma — Puzzle game like Sokoban with ncurses and graphics mode
http://www.level7.org.uk/chroma/ || chromaAUR
  • Crack Attack! — Free OpenGL game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack.
http://www.aluminumangel.org/attack/ || crack-attackAUR
  • glChess — 3D Chess Frontend.
http://live.gnome.org/Chess || glchessAUR
  • Gnono — GNOME version of the classic card game UNO.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/gnono/ || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Ksudoku — Sudoku game and more for KDE. Part of kdegames.
http://ksudoku.sourceforge.net/ || kdegames-ksudoku
  • Netris — Unfinished developmental version of Netris, a free networked version of Tetris.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/netris/ || netrisAUR
  • Pingus — Lemmings clone, i.e. a level-based puzzle game.
http://pingus.seul.org/ || pingus
  • Portal — Original puzzle game by Valve. Using Source Engine.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/400/ || Steam
  • Ri-li — Toy wood engine GPL game
http://ri-li.sourceforge.net/ || ri-liAUR
  • Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection — 30+ "quick" puzzle games with simplistic but polished GTK GUI
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/puzzles/ || puzzles
  • VVVVVV — Highly praised 2D puzzle platform indie game with a C64 retro theme, with a great chiptune soundtrack. You can buy the full version for £1.67, or play the demo in a browser.
Tip: You may want to backup your save file, which is found at ~/.macromedia/Flash_Player/#SharedObjects/string/localhost....
http://thelettervsixtim.es/ || vvvvvvAUR
  • Xscorch — Clone of the classic DOS game Scorched Earth.
http://www.xscorch.org/ || xscorchAUR
http://www.2dboy.com || worldofgooAUR

Racing

  • Armagetron Advanced — Tron Clone in 3D.
http://armagetronad.net/ || armagetronad
  • Extreme Tux Racer — 3D game where you guide Tux the penguin down a course of snow and ice collecting herring.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/extremetuxracer || extremetuxracer
  • Maniadrive — Arcade car game on acrobatic tracks with quick and nervous gameplay.
http://maniadrive.raydium.org/ || maniadriveAUR
  • Moon Buggy — Simple game for the text mode.
http://seehuhn.de/pages/moon-buggy/ || moon-buggyAUR
  • Speed Dreams — Fork of Torcs, aiming to implement exciting new features as well as improving realism.
http://speed-dreams.org/ || speed-dreams
  • Stunt Rally — Game with track editor, based on VDrift and OGRE.
http://code.google.com/p/vdrift-ogre/ || stuntrally
  • Supertux Kart — Kart racing game featuring Tux and his friends.
http://supertuxkart.sourceforge.net/ || supertuxkart
  • Torcs — 3D racing cars simulator using OpenGL.
http://torcs.sourceforge.net/ || torcs
  • Trigger Rally — Free OpenGL rally car racing game.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/trigger-rally/ || triggerAUR
  • Ultimate Stunts — Remake of the famous DOS-game 'stunts'.
http://www.ultimatestunts.nl/ || ultimatestuntsAUR
  • VDrift — Open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind.
http://vdrift.net/ || vdrift
  • XMoto — Challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an important role
http://xmoto.tuxfamily.org/ || xmoto

Rogue-like

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  • ADOM — Ancient Domains Of Mystery
http://adom.de || adomAUR
  • Angband — Roguelike dungeon exploration game based on the writings of JRR Tolkien
http://rephial.org/ || angband
  • ASCIIpOrtal — Sidescrolling game with ANSI text graphics in which you are a person holding a device which creates portals, or links to other parts of the level
http://cymonsgames.com/asciiportal || asciiportalAUR
  • Crawl (aka Dungeon Crawl) — Linley's Dungeon Crawl)
http://www.dungeoncrawl.org/ || crawlAUR
  • DoomRL — Simple roguelike game, based on Doom. Perfect for starters
http://doom.chaosforge.org/ || doomrlAUR
  • Dwarf Fortress — Single-player fantasy game. You control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated persistent world
http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/ || dwarffortress
  • Nethack — Single player dungeon exploration game
http://www.nethack.org/ || nethack
  • Rogue — Original dungeon crawl game
http://rogue.rogueforge.net/rogue-5-4/ || rogue
http://crawl.develz.org/wordpress/ || stone-soup
  • Troubles of Middle Earth (now Tales of Maj'Eyal) — A dungeon crawler similar to Angband, based on the works of Tolkien.
http://tome.te4.org/ (archived old site)Template:Linkrot || tomeAUR tome3AUR tome4AUR

Role-Playing Game (RPG)

  • Arx Libertatis — This project is a fully working, open source port of Arx Fatalis, a 2002 first-person role-playing game developed by Arkane Studios. It features some improvements over the original engine like bug fixes and wide screen support.
http://arx-libertatis.org/ || arx-libertatisAUR
  • Egoboo — Open-source action RPG/dungeon crawling adventure with OpenGL 3D graphics.
http://egoboo.sourceforge.net/ || egobooAUR
  • Eschalon: Book I — Classical isometric RPG like Ultima, Might & Magic or Wizardry.
http://basiliskgames.com/ || eschalon1AUR
http://basiliskgames.com/ || eschalon2AUR
http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/fheroes2/index.php || fheroes2-svnAUR
  • Flare — Action game similar to Diablo.
http://www.flarerpg.org/ || flare-rpgAUR
  • FreedroidRPG — Mature science fiction role playing game set in the future
http://freedroid.org/ || freedroidrpg
http://www.gemrb.org/ || gemrb
  • OpenMW — Attempt to reimplement the popular role-playing game Morrowind. OpenMW aims to be a fully playable, open source implementation of the game's engine.
http://openmw.org || openmwAUR
  • Sacred Gold — Hack'n Slay Roleplay Game like Diablo.
Tip: If running on a low resolution (netbook etc) either play it on external monitor, but you can't see the skill/action bar. You can move the Window pressing Alt+left_mouse. You can see the action bar, but then you can't see the health bar anymore. Email Michael from linuxgamepublishing.com and ask for a fix - would be really great if we could fully enjoy this game on Linux netbooks
http://forum.sacred2.com || not packaged? search in AUR
http://forum.vcmi.eu/portal.php || vcmi-svnAUR
  • Vulture — Isometric graphical interface for NetHack, SlashEM and UnNethack.
http://www.darkarts.co.za/vulture || vultureAUR

Shooters (FPS, Third Person)

  • Alien Arena — Free, standalone FPS focused mainly on online multiplayer, but can also be played singleplayer against bots.
http://red.planetarena.org/ || alienarena
  • AssaultCube — Free multiplayer FPS, based on the cube engine. Realistic environments, fast, arcade gameplay. Much like Counter-Strike.
http://assault.cubers.net/ || assaultcube
  • AssaultCube Reloaded — AssaultCube improved.
http://acr.victorz.ca || assaultcube-reloadedAUR
  • Counter-Strike — Team-based, semi-realistic FPS. Condition Zero is also available.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/10/ || Steam
  • Counter-Strike Source — Team-based, semi-realistic FPS using Source Engine.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/240/ || Steam
  • Cube — Open source multiplayer and singleplayer first person shooter game.
http://cubeengine.com/ || cubeAUR
http://sauerbraten.org/ || sauerbraten
  • Day of Defeat — WWII online FPS.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/30/ || Steam
  • Day of Defeat: Source — WWII online FPS. Using Source Engine. Still in beta as of July 2013.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/300/ || Steam
  • Deathmatch Classic — Half-Life modification of the multiplayer deathmatch mode.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/40/ || Steam
  • Doom: the famous shooter from ID Sodtware has several ports for Linux. None of the id-engine games have copyleft game resources, only the game engine code was open sourced. See [1] for details.
  • Doom 1 Demo data – doom1-wadAUR
  • Freedoom — Project aimed at creation of free Doom data files.
http://www.nongnu.org/freedoom/ || freedoomAUR
  • Chocolate Doom — Doom port reproducing the behavior of the original DOS version.
http://www.chocolate-doom.org/ || chocolate-doomAUR
  • Doomsday — Advanced port of the Doom game engine, capable also of running Heretic, and Hexen games.
http://www.dengine.net/ || doomsdayAUR
  • GZDoom — Doom source port based on ZDoom with an OpenGL renderer.
http://www.osnanet.de/c.oelckers/gzdoom/index.html || gzdoomAUR
  • PrBoom Plus — Enhanced version of the PrBoom Doom engine port.
http://prboom-plus.sourceforge.net/ || prboom-plusAUR
  • Remood — advanced Doom game engine based on Doom Legacy.
http://remood.org/ || remoodAUR
  • Strawberry Doom — Fork of Chocolate Doom extending certain engine limits.
http://doom.wikia.com/wiki/Strawberry_Doom || strawberry-doom-svnAUR
  • Vavoom — Highly advanced Doom engine port with added support for Heretic/Hexen/Strife.
http://vavoom-engine.com/ || vavoomAUR
  • ZDoom — Enhanced Doom port with additional support for Heretic, Hexen and Strife.
http://www.zdoom.org/ || zdoomAUR
  • Doom 3 — Stock Doom 3 binaries
http://www.idsoftware.com/games || doom3-binAUR
  • Doom 3 Engine — Source-based Doom 3 engine
http://www.idsoftware.com/games || doom3AUR
  • ezQuake — Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps. The popular, modern and maintained Quake/QuakeWorld client. Manual post-installation setup required. Can play on-line for free
http://ezquake.sourceforge.net/ || ezquakeAUR
  • Duke Nukem 3D
  • Duke 3D — Original port.
http://icculus.org/projects/duke3d/ || duke3d-svnAUR
  • eduke32 — Advanced source port.
http://eduke32.com/ || eduke32AUR
http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/etqw/ || etqwAUR
  • Half-Life — Science-fiction FPS. The two extensions, Opposing Force and Blue Shift, are also available.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/70/ || Steam
  • Half-Life 2 — Science-fiction FPS. Lost Coat, Episode One and Epise Two are also available. In beta as of July 2013
http://store.steampowered.com/app/220/ || Steam
  • HHeretic — Linux port of Raven Game's old shooter, Heretic.
http://hhexen.sourceforge.net/hheretic.html || hhereticAUR
  • Heretic Demo game data – heretic1-wadAUR
  • Blasphemer — Project aimed at creation of free Heretic data files.
http://code.google.com/p/blasphemer/ || blasphemerAUR
  • HHexen — Linux port of Raven Game's old shooter, Hexen.
http://hhexen.sourceforge.net/hhexen.html || hhexenAUR
  • Left 4 Dead 2 — Coop survival horror. Using Source Engine.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/550/ || Steam
  • Nexuiz — Free, open-source first person shooter. Development ceased, most of the developers moved to project Xonotic.
http://alientrap.org/nexuiz || nexuizAUR
  • nQuake — Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps. This is the popular Quake / QuakeWorld package, including ezQuake client, 24bit textures, maps, bots and more. Automatic post-installation set up. Can play on-line for free.
http://nquake.sourceforge.net/ || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Open Arena — Fast multiplayer shooter based on the quake3-engine.
http://openarena.ws || openarena
  • Prey — First Person Shooter released in 2006 (with a GNU/Linux port in 2008), published by 3D Realms.
http://www.3drealms.com/prey/index.html || preyAUR
  • Quake
  • Advanced Quake 1 game engine – darkplacesAUR
  • Another modern Quake1 engine port – fitzquakeAUR
  • Free content replacement project for Quake 1 – oqplus-svnAUR
  • High quality textures for Quake from the Quake Revitalization Project – quake-qrp-texturesAUR
  • Quake 2 — Built by Icculus
http://www.icculus.org/quake2/ || quake2AUR
  • Advanced Quake 2 engine – qudos-svnAUR
  • Enhanced Quake 2 engine with Lazarus mod support – kmquake2AUR
  • A true color retexture pak for Quetoo and other Quake2 engines supporting 32bpp tga textures – quake2-retextureAUR
  • Quake 2 engine focused on single player and 64bits. yamagi-quake2AUR
  • Quake III Arena
  • Quake III Arena binaries – quake3AUR
  • ioquake3 — De-facto FOSS Quake 3 distribution.
http://ioquake3.org/ || ioquake3AUR
  • Quake 4
  • Quake Live — MMO shooter running in browser as plugin
http://www.quakelive.com/ || quakeliveAUR
  • Red Eclipse — Single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2.
http://redeclipse.net || redeclipseAUR
  • Ricochet — Futuristic arena battles.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/60/ || Steam
Linux Installers for Linux Gamers || not packaged? search in AUR
Linux Installers for Linux Gamers || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Serious Sam II — Fast-paced and frenetic FPS where the player must face huge waves of enemies.
Linux Installers for Linux Gamers || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Serious Sam 3: BFE — Fast-paced and frenetic FPS where the player must face huge waves of enemies.
http://www.serioussam.com || Steam
  • Team Fortress Classic — Class-based online FPS.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/20/ || Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 — Class-based online FPS with cartoonish style. Using Source Engine.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/ || Steam
  • Tremulous — FPS with elements of real time strategy, featuring humans and aliens.
http://tremulous.net/ || tremulous
http://www.unrealtournament2004.com/utgoty/ || ut1999AUR
http://www.unrealtournament.com || not packaged? search in AUR
http://www.unrealtournament2004.com || ut2004AUR for the retail version, ut2004-anthologyAUR for the anthology version
  • Unvanquished — Team-based fps/rts hybrid game which pits aliens against humans. Monthly release that can be played on official servers.
http://unvanquished.net/ || unvanquishedAUR
  • Urban Terror — Modern multiplayer FPS based on the ioquake3 engine.
http://urbanterror.info || urbanterror
  • Warsow — Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps.
http://warsow.net || warsow
  • Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
  • World Of Padman — Stand slone somplex – cartoon-style multiplayer first-person shooter.
http://worldofpadman.net/website || worldofpadmanAUR
  • Xonotic — Free, open-source first person shooter (a fork of Nexuiz but with modified gameplay).
http://xonotic.org || xonotic


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Simulation

  • Beyond The Red Line — Completely free stand-alone conversion of Freespace 2 based on the TV show Battlestar Galactica.
http://www.beyondtheredline.net/ || btrlAUR
  • Bygfoot — Football (soccer) management game.
http://bygfoot.sourceforge.net/ || bygfootAUR
http://dangerdeep.sourceforge.net/ || dangerdeep-svnAUR
  • Flight Gear — Open-source, multi-platform flight simulator.
http://www.flightgear.org/ || flightgear
  • Foobillard++ — Successor to Foobillard, OpenGL billiard game for Linux.
http://foobillardplus.sourceforge.net/ || foobillard++
http://icculus.org/freespace2/ || fs2_openAUR
  • Pydance — Python Dance Dance Revolution style game.
http://icculus.org/pyddr/ || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Stepmania — Advanced dance simulation game.
http://www.stepmania.com/ || stepmaniaAUR
  • VegaStrike — 3D action-space-sim allowing player to trade and bounty hunt in a vast universe.
http://vegastrike.sourceforge.net/ || vegastrikeAUR

Strategy

  • 0 A.D. — 3D and historically-based real-time strategy game, alpha stage.
http://play0ad.com/ || 0ad
  • Advanced Strategic Command — Turn based strategy game in the tradition of the Battle Isle series.
http://www.asc-hq.org/ || ascAUR
  • Boson — OpenGL real-time strategy game, with the feeling of Command&Conquer(tm) or StarCraft(tm).
http://boson.sourceforge.net/ || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Crimson Fields — Tactical war game in the tradition of Battle Isle.
http://crimson.seul.org/ || crimsonAUR
  • Dark Oberon — Open source real-time strategy game similar to Warcraft II.
http://dark-oberon.sourceforge.net/ || dark-oberonAUR
  • Dota 2 — The sequel to the famous Defense of the Ancient map for WarCraft III, which itself was based on the popular Aeon of Strife StarCraft map.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/570/ || Steam
  • Endgame Singularity — Turn based single player strategy/simulation about a AI hiding, growing and evolving
http://www.emhsoft.com/singularity/ || singularity
  • Freeciv — Multiuser clone of the famous Microprose game of Civilization
http://freeciv.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page || freeciv
  • FreeCol — Turn-based strategy game based on Colonization
http://www.freecol.org/ || freecol
http://www.ftlgame.com/ || ftlAUR
  • Glest — Free 3D real-time strategy game, where you control the armies of two different factions: Tech, which is mainly composed of warriors and mechanical devices, and Magic, that prefers mages and summoned creatures in the battlefield.
http://glest.org || glestAUR
  • Globulation 2 — Multiplayer RTS with some "economic" elements minimizing the amount of micromanagement.
http://globulation2.org/wiki/Main_Page || glob2
  • Lgeneral — Turn-based strategy engine heavily inspired by Panzer General.
http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LGeneral || lgeneralAUR
  • MegaGlest — Fork of Glest, a 3D real-time strategy game in a fantastic world.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/megaglest/ || megaglest
  • Netpanzer — Realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases.
http://www.netpanzer.org/ || netpanzerAUR
  • Netpanzer — Realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases.
http://www.netpanzer.org/ || netpanzerAUR
  • Spring — RTS game engine inspired by the game Total Annihilation.
http://springrts.com/wiki/Games || spring
  • Kernel Panic — A game based around combat inside a computer, with 3 unique sides: the System, the Hacker and the Network waging war in a matrix of DOOM! No resource economy exists in KP, with the only constraints being time and space.
http://springrts.com/wiki/Kernel_Panic || spring-kp
  • Spring: 1944 — Spring:1944 is a WWII themed game with four fully functional sides (US, Germany, USSR, Britain), period-accurate units and strengths. Realism comes second only to creating a game that is fun and accessible to play.
http://spring1944.org/ || spring-1944
  • The Battle for Wesnoth — Free, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat
http://www.wesnoth.org/ || wesnoth
  • UFO Alien Invasion — Fight aliens trying to capture Earth.
http://ufoai.ninex.info/wiki/index.php/News || ufoai
  • Unknown Horizons — 2.5D isometric realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy
http://www.unknown-horizons.org/ || unknown-horizons-gitAUR
  • Widelands — Slow-paced strategy like "the Settlers 2"
http://widelands.org || widelands
  • Warzone 2100 - 2.* — You command the forces of The Project in a battle to rebuild the world after mankind has almost been destroyed by nuclear missiles. The game offers campaign, multi-player, and single-player skirmish modes. An extensive tech tree with over 400 different technologies, combined with the unit design system, allows for a wide variety of possible units and tactics
http://wz2100.net/ || warzone2100

Tycoon/Management Games

  • Lincity-ng — City simulation game in which you are required to build and maintain a city. You can win the game either by building a sustainable economy or by evacuating all citizens with spaceships.
http://lincity-ng.berlios.de/ || lincity-ng
  • Simutrans — Another Transport simulation that works on linux with sdl.
http://www.simutrans.com/ || simutrans
  • OpenTTD — Open source clone of the Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe", a popular game originally written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with new features
http://www.openttd.org/ || openttd
  • Tropic Euro — Free online adaptation of the board game Puerto Rico for 2-5 players.
Play via Web Start || http://www.tropiceuro.com

Visual novels

http://www.scoutshonour.com/digital/ || digitalAUR
  • Don't take it personally — Almost kinetic visual novel that tells a story of a new high school literature teacher, set in a prestigious private high school, and on the social networks of 2027
http://scoutshonour.com/donttakeitpersonallybabeitjustaintyourstory/ || donttakeitpersonallyAUR
  • Juniper's Knot — Short game about boy and fiend
http://junipersknot.dischan.org/ || junipersknotAUR
  • Katawa Shoujo — Bishoujo-style visual novel game that tells a story of a young man and five other girls suffering with varying disabilities
http://katawa-shoujo.com/ || katawa-shoujoAUR
  • Narcissu — Visual novel, telling the story of a terminally ill young man and woman
http://narcissu.insani.org/ || narcissu2-enAUR
  • RE: Alistair++ — English otome game (subtype of visual novel) that tells a story of a young girl fond of MMORPGs, her online and everyday life
http://sakevisual.com/realistair/ || realistairAUR

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