Difference between revisions of "Netbook Games"

From ArchWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Arcades: - added Frozen Bubble)
m (Arcades: Sort alphabetically)
Line 12: Line 12:
  
 
=== Arcades ===
 
=== Arcades ===
* {{App|Counter-Strike 2D|2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod|http://www.cs2d.com/download.php|{{AUR|counter-strike-2d}}}}
+
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Cave Story|Cave Story/Doukutsu]]|addictive 1-man-made metroid-vania-esque platformer.
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Cave Story|Doukutsu/Cave Story]]|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.
 
:* 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://www.cavestory.org|{{AUR|doukutsu}}}}
 
|http://www.cavestory.org|{{AUR|doukutsu}}}}
* {{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}}}}
+
* {{App|Counter-Strike 2D|2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod|http://www.cs2d.com/download.php|{{AUR|counter-strike-2d}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Warmux|Wormux (now Warmux)]]|Somewhat similar to Worms 2/Worms Armageddon|http://www.wormux.org/phpboost/news/news.php|{{Pkg|warmux}}}}
+
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Teeworlds|Teeworlds]]|fast-paced 2D multiplayer shooter|http://www.teeworlds.com/|{{Pkg|teeworlds}}}}
+
 
* {{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|{{Pkg|frogatto}}}}
 
* {{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|{{Pkg|frogatto}}}}
* {{App|Nikki and the Robots|cute physics platformer|http://joyridelabs.de/game/|{{AUR|nikki}}}}
 
 
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frozen Bubble|Frozen Bubble]]|arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy|http://www.frozen-bubble.org/|{{Pkg|frozen-bubble}}}}
 
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frozen Bubble|Frozen Bubble]]|arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy|http://www.frozen-bubble.org/|{{Pkg|frozen-bubble}}}}
 +
* {{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}}}}
 +
* {{App|Nikki and the Robots|cute physics platformer|http://joyridelabs.de/game/|{{AUR|nikki}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Teeworlds|Teeworlds]]|fast-paced 2D multiplayer shooter|http://www.teeworlds.com/|{{Pkg|teeworlds}}}}
 +
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Warmux|Wormux (now Warmux)]]|Somewhat similar to Worms 2/Worms Armageddon|http://www.wormux.org/phpboost/news/news.php|{{Pkg|warmux}}}}
  
 
=== FPS ===
 
=== FPS ===

Revision as of 16:07, 28 March 2012

This template has only maintenance purposes. For linking to local translations please use interlanguage links, see Help:i18n#Interlanguage links.


Local languages: Català – Dansk – English – Español – Esperanto – Hrvatski – Indonesia – Italiano – Lietuviškai – Magyar – Nederlands – Norsk Bokmål – Polski – Português – Slovenský – Česky – Ελληνικά – Български – Русский – Српски – Українська – עברית – العربية – ไทย – 日本語 – 正體中文 – 简体中文 – 한국어


External languages (all articles in these languages should be moved to the external wiki): Deutsch – Français – Română – Suomi – Svenska – Tiếng Việt – Türkçe – فارسی

Template:Article summary start Template:Article summary text Template:Article summary end

This article lists games, which are playable on virtually every computer with at least 512MB system memory. For more modern and cool looking games see Common Applications/Games.

RPG

  • FreedroidRPG — mature science fiction role playing game set in the future
http://freedroid.org/ || freedroidrpg

Arcades

  • 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://www.cavestory.org || doukutsuAUR
  • Counter-Strike 2D — 2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod
http://www.cs2d.com/download.php || counter-strike-2dAUR
  • 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://www.frogatto.com || frogatto
  • Frozen Bubble — arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy
http://www.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
  • Nikki and the Robots — cute physics platformer
http://joyridelabs.de/game/ || nikkiAUR
  • Teeworlds — fast-paced 2D multiplayer shooter
http://www.teeworlds.com/ || teeworlds
http://www.wormux.org/phpboost/news/news.php || warmux

FPS

  • AssaultCube — realistic team oriented multiplayer FPS based on the Cube engine. Features a single-player bot system.
http://assault.cubers.net/ || assaultcube

Tango-edit-clear.pngThis article or section needs language, wiki syntax or style improvements.Tango-edit-clear.png

Reason: apply Template:App; remove redundancy against Common Applications/Games (Discuss in Talk:Netbook Games#)
  • Blood Frontier – Team oriented multiplayer FPS based on the Cube2 (Sauerbraten) engine
    • low-fps on big maps. Kinda playable on small maps in duel mode
    • Tweaks: set all to low, disable all special effects
  • Cube – realistic team oriented multiplayer FPS based on the Cube engine.
    • runs with little slowdown out of pacman
    • Tweaks: not yet added
  • OpenArena – fast multiplayer shooter based on the quake3-engine
  • Sauerbraten – Next-generation Cube Engine
    • runs with slowdown out of pacman
    • Tweaks: set all parameters to low, avoid huge maps
  • Quake 3 – Just quake 3 =)
    • runs perfectly, out of pacman with quake3 or ioquake3
  • Urban Terror 4.1 – modern multiplayer FPS based on the ioquake3 engine
    • runs decently when most graphics-related options are set to low, but still looks great even with low-quality settings
    • available from AUR

RTS

  • 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
  • Warzone 2100 - 2.* — 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
http://wz2100.net/ || warzone2100

Tango-edit-clear.pngThis article or section needs language, wiki syntax or style improvements.Tango-edit-clear.png

Reason: apply Template:App (Discuss in Talk:Netbook Games#)
  • Netpanzer – realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases.

TBS

  • 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
  • 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
  • Widelands — slow-paced strategy like "the Settlers 2"
http://widelands.org || widelands
  • Singularity (Endgame) — turn based single player strategy/simulation about a AI hiding, growing and evolving
http://www.emhsoft.com/singularity/ || singularity

Tango-edit-clear.pngThis article or section needs language, wiki syntax or style improvements.Tango-edit-clear.png

Reason: apply Template:App (Discuss in Talk:Netbook Games#)
  • Penguin Command - A clone of the classic game "Missile Command" with improved graphics and sound.
  • Lgeneral - Turn-based strategy engine heavily inspired by Panzer General.

Tycoon/Management Games

  • 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/en/ || openttd

Puzzles

Console

  • Chroma — puzzle game like Sokoban with ncurses mode
http://www.level7.org.uk/chroma/ || chromaAUR

Graphical

  • XMoto — challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an important role
http://xmoto.tuxfamily.org/ || xmoto
  • Ri-li — toy wood engine GPL game
http://ri-li.sourceforge.net/ || ri-liAUR

Rogue-like

  • Angband — roguelike dungeon exploration game based on the writings of JRR Tolkien
http://rephial.org/ || angband
  • 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
  • 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://www.cymonsgames.com/asciiportal/ || asciiportalAUR
  • Rogue — original dungeon crawl game
http://rogue.rogueforge.net/rogue-5-4/ || rogueAUR
  • ADOM — Ancient Domains Of Mystery
http://www.adom.de/adom/download.php3 || adomAUR
  • Nethack — single player dungeon exploration game
http://www.nethack.org/ || nethack
  • DoomRL — Simple roguelike game, based on Doom. Perfect for starters
http://doom.chaosforge.org/ || doomrlAUR
  • Crawl (aka Dungeon Crawl) — Linley's Dungeon Crawl)
http://www.dungeoncrawl.org/ || crawlAUR
  • bs — Battleships based shooter for the console
http://www.catb.org/~esr/bs/ || bsAUR
http://crawl.develz.org/wordpress/ || stone-soup
  • ToME (aka Troubles of Middle Earth) — A dungeon crawler similar to Angband, based on the works of Tolkien. 2.X.X series.
http://www.t-o-m-e.net/Template:Linkrot || tomeAUR

Tango-edit-clear.pngThis article or section needs language, wiki syntax or style improvements.Tango-edit-clear.png

Reason: apply Template:App (Discuss in Talk:Netbook Games#)
  • nInvaders - in AUR, Ncurses based space invaders clone.
  • BSD Games - Collection of classic text games distributed with *BSD. Available in Community.
  • fortune-mod Displays Random messages/quotes/jokes when invoked. Available in Extra.

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
  • 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
  • Narcissu — visual novel, telling the story of a terminally ill young man and woman
http://narcissu.insani.org/ || narcissu-enAUR
  • 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

Interactive fiction

Tango-document-new.pngThis article is a stub.Tango-document-new.png

Notes: add general information, more interpreters and were to get best games (Discuss in Talk:Netbook Games#)
  • 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/ || insteadAUR
  • TADS — prototype-based domain-specific programming language and set of standard libraries for creating interactive fiction (IF) games
http://www.tads.org/ || tadsAUR

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
http://www.gnu.org/software/chess/chess.html || gnuchess
  • Eboard — chess interface to ICS and chess engines
http://www.bergo.eng.br/eboard/ || eboardAUR

Wine

Wine does not slowdown most games (even speeds up some), so all games with low system requirements that run in Windows works in Wine too. Consult Wine AppDB for game-specific compability information.