F8 User Guide - Games

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Games

By default, Fedora installation includes a selection of games; you can select additional game packages during installation. Additionally, you can install more games after installation by using the Add/Remove program application, Pirut. More information about games on Fedora can be found at the Games' wiki.


Default GNOME Games

Installing GNOME Games is as simple as loading Pirut, searching for the program gnome-games, and installing it. You can also install GNOME Games by typing the following into the console:

su -c 'yum install gnome-games'

Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the GNOME Games pack:

AisleRiot Solitaire A collection of dozens of solitaire games
Blackjack The classic casino card game
Chess Play the classic board game against the computer or a friend
Five or More A version of the popular Color Lines game
Four-in-a-Row A four-in-a-row game played against the computer or another human opponent
FreeCell Solitaire Another huge collection of solitaire games
Iagno A Reversi-like disk flipping game
Klotski A group of sliding block puzzles
Mahjongg A tile-matching game with many variations
Mines A clone of a popular puzzle game
Nibbles A worm or snake game
Robots The classic game of out-of-control robots
Same GNOME A puzzle game involving the strategic removal of groups of marbles
Sudoku The popular logic puzzle
Tali A poker game played with dice
Tetravex A simple tile-matching game

For information about using these games, refer to the Help > Contents menu within each individual game. Additional games are included for your enjoyment and stress relief.

Default KDE Games

Installing the KDE Games program is as simple as loading Pirut, searching for the program kdegames, and installing it. You can also install KDE Games by typing the following into the console:

su -c 'yum install kdegames'

Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the KDE Games pack:

Kenolaba A board game inspired by Abalone
KAsteroids An arcade Asteroids space game
KBlackbox A game that finds black boxes
KMines A game similar to Mines
KMahjongg A Mahjongg game
Konquest A galactic space game
Kolor Lines A little game about balls and how to get rid of them
KPoker Poker with style
Kolf A little mini-golf game
Klotski A strategic blocks game
KBounce The classic game of segregating bouncing balls
KSmiletris An adaptation of the famous Tetris game
KSnakeDuel A snake game
KSnakeRace A snake game with a small difference
KAtomic An atomically entertaining game
KBackgammon The classical game of Backgammon
KSpaceDuel The challenging space duel
KFoulEggs An adaptation of the Japanese game Puyo Puyo
KGoldrunner A Lode Runner type of game

For information about using these games, refer to the Help > Contents menu within each individual game. Additional games are included for your enjoyment and stress relief.


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