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Contrary to what many people may think, there is a growing number of Free and open source games available for Linux. From first-person shooters to RPGs to card games to puzzles and roguelikes, there is plenty to do if you don't feel like working.
 
Contrary to what many people may think, there is a growing number of Free and open source games available for Linux. From first-person shooters to RPGs to card games to puzzles and roguelikes, there is plenty to do if you don't feel like working.
  
A sampling of the current games available from Fedora are listed here. All games are open source, and are free to download and play! Entries marked with {{Template:Important}} are 3D games that may require a 3D accelerated graphics card.
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A sampling of the current games available from Fedora are listed here. All games are open source, and are free to download and play! Entries marked with {{Template:3D}} are games that may require a 3D accelerated graphics card.
  
 
== News ==
 
== News ==
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== Action: First Person Shooters ==
 
== Action: First Person Shooters ==
  
* '''[[/freedoom|  freedoom]] ''' - A new set of episodes for DOOM2. {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[[/freedoom|  freedoom]] ''' - A new set of episodes for DOOM2. {{Template:3D}}
* '''[http://bzflag.org/ bzflag]''' - Tank versus tank in a battle of mayhem and strategy {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://bzflag.org/ bzflag]''' - Tank versus tank in a battle of mayhem and strategy {{Template:3D}}
* '''[http://openarena.ws openarena]''' - Open source first person shooter based on Quake III Arena {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://openarena.ws openarena]''' - Open source first person shooter based on Quake III Arena {{Template:3D}}
* '''[http://tremulous.net/ tremulous]''' - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://tremulous.net/ tremulous]''' - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine {{Template:3D}}
* '''[http://www.nexuiz.com/ nexuiz]''' - Nexuiz is a first-person shooter based on the Darkplaces engine, built on OpenGL technology. {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://www.nexuiz.com/ nexuiz]''' - Nexuiz is a first-person shooter based on the Darkplaces engine, built on OpenGL technology. {{Template:3D}}
  
 
== Adventure/action games ==
 
== Adventure/action games ==
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* '''[http://users.olis.net.au/zel/ lacewing]''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
 
* '''[http://users.olis.net.au/zel/ lacewing]''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
 
* '''[http://www.allegro.cc/depot/Overgod overgod]''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
 
* '''[http://www.allegro.cc/depot/Overgod overgod]''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
* '''[http://www.scorched3d.co.uk/ scorched3d]''' - 3D accelerated version of Scorched Earth {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://www.scorched3d.co.uk/ scorched3d]''' - 3D accelerated version of Scorched Earth {{Template:3D}}
 
* '''[[/xpilot|  xpilot-ng]] ''' - A multiplayer space shooter
 
* '''[[/xpilot|  xpilot-ng]] ''' - A multiplayer space shooter
 
* '''[[/xscorch|  xscorch]] ''' - Tanks fighting other tanks
 
* '''[[/xscorch|  xscorch]] ''' - Tanks fighting other tanks
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* '''[[/pengupop|  pengupop]] ''' - Networked Game in the vein of Move/Puzzle Bobble!
 
* '''[[/pengupop|  pengupop]] ''' - Networked Game in the vein of Move/Puzzle Bobble!
 
* '''[[/tong|  tong]] ''' - An odd mixture of multiple arcade games
 
* '''[[/tong|  tong]] ''' - An odd mixture of multiple arcade games
* '''[[/neverball|  neverball]] ''' - Table tilt game, Roll a ball through an obstacle course with your mouse! {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[[/neverball|  neverball]] ''' - Table tilt game, Roll a ball through an obstacle course with your mouse! {{Template:3D}}
 
* '''[http://www.users.waitrose.com/~thunor/pipepanic/ pipepanic]''' - Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given
 
* '''[http://www.users.waitrose.com/~thunor/pipepanic/ pipepanic]''' - Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given
  
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* '''[[/nazghul|  haxima]] ''' - An old-school RPG game built on the Nazghul game engine
 
* '''[[/nazghul|  haxima]] ''' - An old-school RPG game built on the Nazghul game engine
 
* '''[[/nethack|  nethack]] ''' - Hunt for the Amulet of Yendor
 
* '''[[/nethack|  nethack]] ''' - Hunt for the Amulet of Yendor
* '''nethack-vultures''' - Enhanced version of NetHack and Slash'EM {{Template:Important}}
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* '''nethack-vultures''' - Enhanced version of NetHack and Slash'EM {{Template:3D}}
 
* '''[[/rogue|  rogue]] ''' - The original terminal-based role playing game
 
* '''[[/rogue|  rogue]] ''' - The original terminal-based role playing game
 
* '''[[/ularn|  ularn]] ''' - Another roguelike rpg
 
* '''[[/ularn|  ularn]] ''' - Another roguelike rpg
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* '''[http://crossfire.real-time.com/ crossfire]''' - 2D Multiplayer RPG, similar to the 'Gauntlet' arcade game
 
* '''[http://crossfire.real-time.com/ crossfire]''' - 2D Multiplayer RPG, similar to the 'Gauntlet' arcade game
* '''[http://www.worldforge.org/dev/eng/clients/ember ember]''' - 3D client for WorldForge {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://www.worldforge.org/dev/eng/clients/ember ember]''' - 3D client for WorldForge {{Template:3D}}
 
* '''[[/manaworld|  The Mana World]] ''' - A free open source 2D MMORPG in development!
 
* '''[[/manaworld|  The Mana World]] ''' - A free open source 2D MMORPG in development!
 
* '''[http://www.gamehobbit.com Free Online RPG games]''' currently still in beta!
 
* '''[http://www.gamehobbit.com Free Online RPG games]''' currently still in beta!
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* '''lincity-ng''' - City Simulation Game [http://lincity-ng.berlios.de// Website]
 
* '''lincity-ng''' - City Simulation Game [http://lincity-ng.berlios.de// Website]
* '''vegastrike''' - An OpenGL 3d space trade/combat simulation in the spirit of Elite. [http://vegastrike.sourceforge.net/ Website] {{Template:Important}}
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* '''vegastrike''' - An OpenGL 3d space trade/combat simulation in the spirit of Elite. [http://vegastrike.sourceforge.net/ Website] {{Template:3D}}
 
* '''VDrift''' - open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind. [http://vdrift.net/ Website]
 
* '''VDrift''' - open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind. [http://vdrift.net/ Website]
  
 
== Sports ==
 
== Sports ==
  
* '''[[/neverputt|  neverputt]] ''' - Miniature Golf based on [[/neverball|  Neverball]] 's set! {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[[/neverputt|  neverputt]] ''' - Miniature Golf based on [[/neverball|  Neverball]] 's set! {{Template:3D}}
  
 
== Sports: Racing ==
 
== Sports: Racing ==
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* '''freeciv''' - World conquest [http://www.freeciv.net/ Website]
 
* '''freeciv''' - World conquest [http://www.freeciv.net/ Website]
 
* '''freecol''' - Colonization-like strategy game [http://www.freecol.org/ Website]
 
* '''freecol''' - Colonization-like strategy game [http://www.freecol.org/ Website]
* '''glest''' - 3D real time strategy game ([http://glest.org website] , [http://glest.org/images/galeria/pantallas/s01.jpg screenshot] ) {{Template:Important}} (Glest is dead upstream and should be replaced by Megaglest and/or Glest Advanced Engine.)
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* '''glest''' - 3D real time strategy game ([http://glest.org website] , [http://glest.org/images/galeria/pantallas/s01.jpg screenshot] ) {{Template:3D}} (Glest is dead upstream and should be replaced by Megaglest and/or Glest Advanced Engine.)
 
* '''gnugo''' - Text-based Go program [http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/ Website]
 
* '''gnugo''' - Text-based Go program [http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/ Website]
 
* '''grhino''' - Reversi game for GNOME [http://rhino.sourceforge.net/ Website]
 
* '''grhino''' - Reversi game for GNOME [http://rhino.sourceforge.net/ Website]
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* '''[[/nazghul|  nazghul]] ''' - An old-school RPG engine
 
* '''[[/nazghul|  nazghul]] ''' - An old-school RPG engine
* '''[[/prboom|  prboom]] ''' - Doom/Doom2/Heretic game engine {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[[/prboom|  prboom]] ''' - Doom/Doom2/Heretic game engine {{Template:3D}}
 
* '''deutex''' - Doom wad file manipulator
 
* '''deutex''' - Doom wad file manipulator
 
* '''yadex''' - Doom level editor
 
* '''yadex''' - Doom level editor

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Fedora Gaming

Contrary to what many people may think, there is a growing number of Free and open source games available for Linux. From first-person shooters to RPGs to card games to puzzles and roguelikes, there is plenty to do if you don't feel like working.

A sampling of the current games available from Fedora are listed here. All games are open source, and are free to download and play! Entries marked with 3D Cube Icon.png are games that may require a 3D accelerated graphics card.

News

Action Games

  • btanks - Funny battle game with tanks
  • Wormux - 2D Convivial Mass Murder Game!

Action: First Person Shooters

  • freedoom - A new set of episodes for DOOM2. 3D Cube Icon.png
  • bzflag - Tank versus tank in a battle of mayhem and strategy 3D Cube Icon.png
  • openarena - Open source first person shooter based on Quake III Arena 3D Cube Icon.png
  • tremulous - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine 3D Cube Icon.png
  • nexuiz - Nexuiz is a first-person shooter based on the Darkplaces engine, built on OpenGL technology. 3D Cube Icon.png

Adventure/action games

  • freedink - 2D adventure/rpg where you save the world and harm animals; it's also an engine/editor for around 100 fan-made additional adventures
  • scummvm - A Engine that runs Retro-Adventuregames.

Arcade and Classic Games

  • bsd-games - A collection of 42 classic text based games including 'adventure' and 'wump'
  • freedroid - Clone of the C64 game Paradroid
  • lacewing - Another multiplayer space shooter
  • overgod - Another multiplayer space shooter
  • scorched3d - 3D accelerated version of Scorched Earth 3D Cube Icon.png
  • xpilot-ng - A multiplayer space shooter
  • xscorch - Tanks fighting other tanks
  • tecnoballz - A Brick Busting game

Card Games

  • poker2d - 2-D poker client for poker-network servers
  • poker3d - OpenGL poker client to play on a poker-network server

Platform Games

Puzzle

  • gnubik - 3D interactive graphics puzzle
  • pengupop - Networked Game in the vein of Move/Puzzle Bobble!
  • tong - An odd mixture of multiple arcade games
  • neverball - Table tilt game, Roll a ball through an obstacle course with your mouse! 3D Cube Icon.png
  • pipepanic - Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given

Roguelike/RPG

  • haxima - An old-school RPG game built on the Nazghul game engine
  • nethack - Hunt for the Amulet of Yendor
  • nethack-vultures - Enhanced version of NetHack and Slash'EM 3D Cube Icon.png
  • rogue - The original terminal-based role playing game
  • ularn - Another roguelike rpg

RPG: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG)

Scrolling Shooters

  • powermanga - An Arcade Shoot'Em'Up Game!
  • raidem - A fast-paced 2d top-down shoot'em up

Simulation

  • lincity-ng - City Simulation Game Website
  • vegastrike - An OpenGL 3d space trade/combat simulation in the spirit of Elite. Website 3D Cube Icon.png
  • VDrift - open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind. Website

Sports

Sports: Racing

Strategy

  • Battle for Wesnoth - Turn-based Tactics and Strategy Game with a Fantasy Theme!
  • warzone2100 - 3D single and multiplayer realtime strategy... formerly commercial Website
  • freeciv - World conquest Website
  • freecol - Colonization-like strategy game Website
  • glest - 3D real time strategy game (website , screenshot ) 3D Cube Icon.png (Glest is dead upstream and should be replaced by Megaglest and/or Glest Advanced Engine.)
  • gnugo - Text-based Go program Website
  • grhino - Reversi game for GNOME Website
  • quarry - Multi-purpose board game GUI Website
  • qascade - Classic puzzle game Website
  • netpanzer - An Online Multiplayer Tactical Warfare Game222 Website
  • spring - Multiplayer, 3D realtime strategy combat gameWebsite
  • uqm - The Ur-Quan Masters, a port of the classic game Star Control II - Needs large amount of data downloaded from a third party to run Website

Utilities and Engines

  • nazghul - An old-school RPG engine
  • prboom - Doom/Doom2/Heretic game engine 3D Cube Icon.png
  • deutex - Doom wad file manipulator
  • yadex - Doom level editor

Special Interest Group: Games

Take a look at the Fedora SIG for Games if you are interested in packaging, debugging, testing, or suggesting games. Any help will be appreciated.