List of Applications/Games/Commercial

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  • 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.
  • 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.
Tip: x86_64 users may need lib32-mesa and lib32-libxxf86vm from [multilib] to run these games
  • Rune - 3rd person Adventure / Hack'n Slay based on ut'99. Runs great from box installation.
  • 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.
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
  • 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 ... ...
  • Rune – 3rd person Adventure / Hack'n Slay based on ut'99
    • runs great from box installation
  • Sacred Gold – Hack'n Slay Roleplay Game like Diablo
    • runs little laggy, but still very enjoyable
    • start in windowed mode
    • The Game has fixed resolution at 1024x768 so you either want to play it on external monitor or you can't see the skill / action bar. You can move the Window pressing alt+left_mouse. So 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 for that!!!! - would be really great if we could fully enjoy this game on the netbook!
  • UT'99 – First Person shooter
    • runs perfectly from box installation
  • World of Goo – Great 2D puzzle game.
    • runs perfect out of the box