List of Applications/Games/Free

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Native – Free

Note: For possibly more up to date selection of games, try checking the AUR 'games' category

Action and adventure

  • Astromenace — AstroMenace is a modern 3D scrolling space shooter with ship upgrade possibilities || astromenace. || blobwars
  • Bloodridge — Java based, 3d adventure fantasy game || not packaged? search in AUR
  • BZFlag — Multiperson, first-person tank shooter || bzflag
  • Freedink — Free and enhanced version of the action-adventure "Dink Smallwood" || freedinkAUR
  • Neverball — 3D game to guide a ball through a maze || neverball


  • Bomberclone — Free Bomberman-like game for Linux and Windows. The rules of the game are simple: run though a level and bomb other players || bomberclone
  • Ceferino — Action game similar to Super Pang || ceferinoAUR
  • Chromium — fast paced, arcade-style, top-scrolling space shooter || chromium-bsu
  • Circus Linux! — Clone of the Atari 2600 game "Circus Atari", produced by Atari, Inc || circuslinuxAUR
  • Crack-attack — free OpenGL game, based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack || crack-attackAUR
  • Noiz2sa — A vertical shooter arcade game with nice abstract graphics, music, and joystick support || noiz2saAUR
  • Pinball — open source pinball simulator for linux and other unix systems || pinballAUR
  • PowerManga — arcade 2D shoot-em-up game with 41 levels and more than 200 sprites || powermangaAUR
  • Tuxanci — Multiplatform game, inspired by well-known czech game Bulanci || tuxanciAUR
  • Tetrinet — Multiplayer online Tetris game for up to six people || gtetrinetAUR
  • Ultrastar-ng — Clone of SingStar, a music video game || ultrastardxAUR
  • Viruskiller — Your computer has been invaded! Using your trusty mouse you must shoot the buggers before they can destroy your files! || viruskillerAUR


  • Armagetron Advanced — a Tron Clone in 3D || armagetronad
  • Extreme Tux Racer — a 3D game where you guide Tux the penguin down a course of snow and ice collecting herring || extremetuxracer
  • Maniadrive — arcade car game on acrobatic tracks with quick and nervous gameplay || maniadriveAUR
  • Moon Buggy — a simple game for the text mode || moon-buggyAUR
  • Speed Dreams — fork of Torcs, aiming to implement exciting new features as well as improving realism || speed-dreams
  • Stunt Rally — game with track editor, based on VDrift and OGRE || stuntrallyAUR
  • Supertux Kart — a kart racing game featuring Tux and his friends || supertuxkart
  • Torcs — a 3D racing cars simulator using OpenGL || torcs
  • Trigger Rally — free OpenGL rally car racing game || triggerAUR
  • Ultimate Stunts — a remake of the famous DOS-game 'stunts' || ultimatestuntsAUR
  • VDrift — an open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind || vdrift


  • GCompris — educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10 || gcompris
  • Tux Paint — a free drawing program designed for young children. || tuxpaint
  • Tux Type — an educational typing tutor for kids starring Tux. || tuxtypeAUR
  • TuxMath — an arcade game that helps kids practice their math facts. || tuxmathAUR


  • Knyttstories — platformer with adventure elements, heavy exploration and downloadable levels || knyttstoriesAUR
  • Secret Maryo Chronicles — another Mario-style game || smc
  • SuperTux — Mario-style game featuring Tux || supertux
  • toppler — reimplementation of the classic jump & run game "Nebulus" || topplerAUR


  • Cgoban3 — Kiseido Go and SGF client || cgobanAUR
  • Crack Attack! — free OpenGL game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack || crack-attackAUR
  • glChess — 3D Chess Frontend || glchessAUR
  • Gnono — GNOME version of the classic card game UNO || gnonoAUR
  • Ksudoku — Sudoku game & more for KDE || kdegames-ksudoku
  • Netris — unfinished developmental version of Netris, a free networked version of Tetris || netrisAUR
  • Pingus — Lemmings clone, i.e. a level-based puzzle game || pingus
  • Xscorch — A clone of the classic DOS game Scorched Earth || xscorchAUR

Real Time Strategy (RTS)

  • 0 A.D. — 3D and historically-based real-time strategy game, alpha stage || 0ad
  • Boson — OpenGL real-time strategy game, with the feeling of Command&Conquer(tm) or StarCraft(tm) || not packaged? search in AUR
  • 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 || glestAUR
  • Globulation 2 — multiplayer RTS with some "economic" elements minimizing the amount of micromanagement || glob2
  • MegaGlest — fork of Glest, a 3D real-time strategy game in a fantastic world || megaglest
  • Netpanzer — realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases || netpanzerAUR
  • Spring — Spring is a RTS game engine. Popular games based on spring include Kernel Panic (spring-kp) and Sping: 1944 (spring-1944). || spring
  • Dark Oberon — An open source real-time strategy game similar to Warcraft II. || dark-oberonAUR

Role Playing Game (RPG)

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  • Egoboo — open-source action RPG/dungeon crawling adventure with OpenGL 3D graphics || egoboo
  • Vulture — an isometric graphical interface for NetHack, SlashEM and UnNethack || vultureAUR

Shooters: FPS, Third Person

  • Alien Arena — free, standalone FPS focused mainly on online multiplayer, but can also be played singleplayer against bots || alienarena
  • Assault Cube — free multiplayer FPS, based on the cube engine. Realistic environments, fast, arcade gameplay. Much like Counter-Strike || assaultcube
  • Cube — open source multiplayer and singleplayer first person shooter game || cubeAUR || sauerbraten
  • Nexuiz — free, open-source first person shooter. Development ceased, most of the developers moved to project Xonotic || 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 || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Open Arena — fast multiplayer shooter based on the quake3-engine || openarena
  • Red Eclipse — single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2 || redeclipseAUR
  • Tremulous — FPS with elements of real time strategy, featuring humans and aliens || tremulous
  • Urban Terror — modern multiplayer FPS based on the ioquake3 engine || urbanterror
  • Warsow — fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps || warsow
  • World Of Padman — stand slone somplex – cartoon-style multiplayer first-person shooter || worldofpadmanAUR
  • Xonotic — free, open-source first person shooter (a fork of Nexuiz but with modified gameplay) || xonotic

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  • Beyond The Red Line — completely free stand-alone conversion of Freespace 2 based on the TV show Battlestar Galactica || btrlAUR
  • Bygfoot — football (soccer) management game || bygfootAUR || dangerdeep-svnAUR
  • Flight Gear — open-source, multi-platform flight simulator || flightgear
  • Foobillard++ — successor to Foobillard, OpenGL billiard game for Linux || foobillard++ || fs2_openAUR
  • Pydance — Python Dance Dance Revolution style game || pydanceAUR
  • Stepmania — advanced dance simulation game || stepmaniaAUR
  • VegaStrike — 3D action-space-sim allowing player to trade and bounty hunt in a vast universe. || vegastrikeAUR

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 || lincity-ng
  • Simutrans — another Transport simulation that works on linux with sdl || simutrans


  • Advanced Strategic Command — turn based strategy game in the tradition of the Battle Isle series || ascAUR
  • Crimson Fields — tactical war game in the tradition of Battle Isle || crimsonAUR
  • UFO Alien Invasion — fight aliens trying to capture Earth || ufoai