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#REDIRECT [[List of Applications/Games]]
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{{Article summary text|This article is for games that definitely run on computers with single-core CPUs and missing/bad 3D video drivers. If you are not sure about specific game, better add it to [[Common Applications/Games|primary game list]], so interested researchers can check it in their spare time.}}
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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 [[List of Applications/Games]].
=== Arcades ===
* {{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.
* {{App|Counter-Strike 2D|2D clone (+additional features) of the popular Counter-Strike Mod|http://cs2d.com|{{AUR|counter-strike-2d}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frozen Bubble|Frozen Bubble]]|arcade game with colorful animated penguin eyecandy|http://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|Mari0|The Mario game with Portal gun mechanics.|http://stabyourself.net/mari0/|{{AUR|mari0}}}}
* {{App|Nikki and the Robots|cute physics platformer|http://joyridelabs.de/game/|{{AUR|nikki}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Teeworlds|Teeworlds]]|fast-paced 2D multiplayer shooter|http://teeworlds.com/|{{Pkg|teeworlds}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Warmux|Wormux (now Warmux)]]|Somewhat similar to Worms 2/Worms Armageddon|http://sourceforge.net/projects/warmux.mirror/|{{Pkg|warmux}}}}
=== Chess simulators ===
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|Eboard|chess interface to ICS and chess engines|http://bergo.eng.br/eboard|{{AUR|eboard}}}}
=== Interactive fiction ===
{{Wikipedia|Interactive fiction#Development systems}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Inform|Inform]]|design system for interactive fiction based on natural language|http://inform7.com/|{{AUR|inform7}}}}
* {{App|INSTEAD|quest interpreter using Lua macros as game writing language|https://code.google.com/p/instead/|{{AUR|instead}}}}
* {{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|tads}}}}
=== Puzzles ===
* {{App|Chroma|puzzle game like Sokoban with ncurses and graphics mode|http://www.level7.org.uk/chroma/|{{AUR|chroma}}}}
* {{App|Ri-li|toy wood engine GPL game|http://ri-li.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|ri-li}}}}
* {{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}}}}
=== Racing ===
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:X-Moto|XMoto]]|challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an important role|http://xmoto.tuxfamily.org/|{{Pkg|xmoto}}}}
=== Rogue-like ===
{{Wikipedia|Chronology of roguelike video games}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:ADOM|ADOM]]|Ancient Domains Of Mystery|http://adom.de|{{AUR|adom}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Angband (video game)|Angband]]|roguelike dungeon exploration game based on the writings of JRR Tolkien|http://rephial.org/|{{Pkg|angband}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|bs|Battleships based shooter for the console|http://www.catb.org/~esr/bs/|{{AUR|bs}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Linley's_Dungeon_Crawl|Crawl]] (aka Dungeon Crawl)|Linley's Dungeon Crawl)|http://www.dungeoncrawl.org/|{{AUR|crawl}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:DoomRL|DoomRL]]|Simple roguelike game, based on Doom. Perfect for starters|http://doom.chaosforge.org/|{{AUR|doomrl}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:NetHack|Nethack]]|single player dungeon exploration game|http://www.nethack.org/|{{Pkg|nethack}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Rogue (video game)|Rogue]]|original dungeon crawl game|http://rogue.rogueforge.net/rogue-5-4/|{{AUR|rogue}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup|Stone Soup]]|Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup|http://crawl.develz.org/wordpress/|{{Pkg|stone-soup|}}}}
* {{App|1=Troubles of Middle Earth (now Tales of Maj'Eyal)|2=A dungeon crawler similar to Angband, based on the works of Tolkien. 2.X.X series.|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])|4={{AUR|tome}} {{AUR|tome3}} {{AUR|tome4}}}}
=== Casual games ===
==== Console ====
* {{App|BSD Games|Collection of classic text games distributed with *BSD|http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/BSD_games|{{Pkg|bsd-games}}}}
* {{App|Fortune|Displays Random messages/quotes/jokes when invoked|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune_(Unix)|{{Pkg|fortune-mod}}}}
* {{App|nInvaders|Ncurses based space invaders clone|http://ninvaders.sourceforge.net/|{{AUR|ninvaders}}}}
==== Graphical ====
* {{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}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|1=LTris|2=arcade version of Tetris|3=http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LTris|4={{Pkg|ltris}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{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}}}}
=== RPG ===
* {{App|FreedroidRPG|mature science fiction role playing game set in the future|http://freedroid.org/|{{Pkg|freedroidrpg}}}}
=== RTS ===
* {{App|Netpanzer|realtime Strategy game like Command and Conquer but without building bases.|http://www.netpanzer.org/|{{AUR|netpanzer}}}}
* {{App|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}}}}
* {{App|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/|{{Pkg|warzone2100}}}}
=== TBS ===
* {{App|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}}}}
* {{App|Freeciv|multiuser clone of the famous Microprose game of Civilization|http://freeciv.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page|{{Pkg|freeciv}}}}
* {{App|Freecol|turn-based strategy game based on Colonization|http://www.freecol.org/|{{Pkg|freecol}}}}
* {{App|Widelands|slow-paced strategy like "the Settlers 2"|http://widelands.org|{{Pkg|widelands}}}}
* {{App|Singularity (Endgame)|turn based single player strategy/simulation about a AI hiding, growing and evolving|http://www.emhsoft.com/singularity/|{{Pkg|singularity}}}}
=== Tycoon/Management Games ===
* {{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/en/|{{Pkg|openttd}}}}
=== Visual novels ===
* {{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}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{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}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Narcissu|Narcissu]]|visual novel, telling the story of a terminally ill young man and woman|http://narcissu.insani.org/|{{AUR|narcissu-en}}}}
* {{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}}}}
=== Wine ===
Wine does not slowdown most games (even speeds up some), so most games with low system requirements that run in Windows work in Wine too. Consult [http://appdb.winehq.org/ Wine AppDB] for game-specific compability information.

Revision as of 17:28, 16 July 2013