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= Fedora Gaming =
 
= 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.
 
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 ==
  
 
* '''2008-02-08''' [http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/02/08/friday-round-up/ Red Hat Magazine: 113 Fedora games]  
 
* '''2008-02-08''' [http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/02/08/friday-round-up/ Red Hat Magazine: 113 Fedora games]  
* '''2007-06-11''' [http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2007/06/11/five-great-games-in-fedora/ Red Hat Magazine: Five great games in Fedora]  
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* '''2007-06-11''' [http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2007/06/11/five-great-games-in-fedora/ Red Hat Magazine: Five great games in Fedora]
  
 
== Action Games ==
 
== Action Games ==
  
* '''[[/wormux|  Wormux]] ''' - 2D Convivial Mass Murder Game!
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* '''[http://btanks.sourceforge.net/ btanks]''' - Funny battle game with tanks
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* '''[[/wormux|  Wormux / Warmux]] ''' - 2D Convivial Mass Murder Game!
  
 
== 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}}
* '''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}}
* '''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}}
* '''tremulous ''' - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine (*)
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* '''[http://tremulous.net/ tremulous]''' - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine {{Template:3D}}
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* '''[http://www.xonotic.org/ xonotic]''' - Xonotic, formerly known as Nexuiz, is a first-person shooter based on the Darkplaces engine, built on OpenGL technology. {{Template:3D}}
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* '''[http://www.http://www.redeclipse.net// Red Eclipse]''' - Red Eclipse is an opensoure first person shooter that runs on the Cube Engine 2. {{Template:3D}}
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== Adventure/action games ==
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* '''[http://www.freedink.org/ 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
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* '''[http://scummvm.sourceforge.net/ scummvm]''' - A Engine that runs Retro-Adventuregames.
  
 
== Arcade and Classic Games ==
 
== Arcade and Classic Games ==
  
 
* '''bsd-games''' - A collection of 42 classic text based games including 'adventure' and 'wump'
 
* '''bsd-games''' - A collection of 42 classic text based games including 'adventure' and 'wump'
* '''freedroid''' - Clone of the C64 game Paradroid
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* '''[http://freedroid.sourceforge.net/ freedroid]''' - Clone of the C64 game Paradroid
* '''lacewing''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
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* '''[http://users.olis.net.au/zel/ lacewing]''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
* '''overgod''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
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* '''[http://www.allegro.cc/depot/Overgod overgod]''' - Another multiplayer space shooter
* '''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
* '''tecnoballz''' - A Brick Busting game
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* '''[http://linux.tlk.fr/games/TecnoballZ/ tecnoballz]''' - A Brick Busting game
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* '''[http://xblast.sourceforge.net/ xblast]
  
 
== Card Games ==
 
== Card Games ==
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* '''[[/poker2d|  poker2d]] ''' - 2-D poker client for poker-network servers
 
* '''[[/poker2d|  poker2d]] ''' - 2-D poker client for poker-network servers
 
* '''[[/poker3d|  poker3d]] ''' - OpenGL poker client to play on a poker-network server
 
* '''[[/poker3d|  poker3d]] ''' - OpenGL poker client to play on a poker-network server
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== Platform Games ==
 
== Platform Games ==
  
 
* '''[[/abe|  Abe's Amazing Adventure]] ''' - A side-scrolling arcade game akin to the old C64 games
 
* '''[[/abe|  Abe's Amazing Adventure]] ''' - A side-scrolling arcade game akin to the old C64 games
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* '''Nikki and the Robots''' - Cute non-violent gameplay with wall-jumping and remote robot controlling [http://joyridelabs.de/game/ Website]
 
* '''[[/supertux|  supertux]] ''' - A classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game
 
* '''[[/supertux|  supertux]] ''' - A classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game
  
 
== Puzzle ==
 
== Puzzle ==
  
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* '''[http://www.gnu.org/software/gnubik/ gnubik]''' - 3D interactive graphics puzzle
 
* '''[[/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}}
* '''pipepanic''' - Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given
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* '''[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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* '''[http://pragmada.x10hosting.com/mindet.html Mine Detector]''' - a mine-finding game with somewhat different rules from other mine-finding games
  
 
== Roguelike/RPG ==
 
== Roguelike/RPG ==
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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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== RPG: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) ==
 
== RPG: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) ==
  
* '''crossfire''' - 2D Multiplayer RPG, similar to the 'Gauntlet' arcade game
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* '''[http://crossfire.real-time.com/ crossfire]''' - 2D Multiplayer RPG, similar to the 'Gauntlet' arcade game
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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!
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* '''[http://www.gamehobbit.com Free Online RPG games]''' currently still in beta!
  
 
== Scrolling Shooters ==
 
== Scrolling Shooters ==
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== Simulation ==
 
== Simulation ==
  
* '''lincity-ng''' - City Simulation Game
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* '''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}}
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* '''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 ==
  
* '''ppracer''' - Tux the Penguin belly-racing down a mountainside {{Template:Important}}
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* '''[http://extremetuxracer.com/ extreme tux racer]''' - 3D racing game featuring Tux
  
 
== Strategy ==
 
== Strategy ==
  
* '''[[/wesnoth|  Battle for Wesnoth]] ''' - Turn-based Tactics and Strategy Game with a Fantasy Theme!
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* '''0 A.D.''' - A free, open-source game of ancient warfare [http://play0ad.com/ Website]
* '''freeciv''' - World conquest
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* '''[[/wesnoth|  Battle for Wesnoth]] ''' - Turn-based Tactics and Strategy Game with a Fantasy Theme!
* '''freecol''' - Colonization-like strategy game
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* '''warzone2100''' - 3D single and multiplayer realtime strategy... formerly commercial [http://wz2100.net/ Website]
* '''glest''' - 3D real time strategy game ([http://glest.org website] , [http://glest.org/images/galeria/pantallas/s01.jpg screenshot] ) {{Template:Important}}
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* '''freeciv''' - World conquest [http://www.freeciv.net/ Website]
* '''gnugo''' - Text-based Go program
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* '''freecol''' - Colonization-like strategy game [http://www.freecol.org/ Website]
* '''grhino''' - Reversi game for GNOME
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* '''megaglest''' - 3D real time strategy game [http://megaglest.org/ website]
* '''quarry''' - Multi-purpose board game GUI
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* '''gnugo''' - Text-based Go program [http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/ Website]
* '''qascade''' - Classic puzzle game
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* '''grhino''' - Reversi game for GNOME [http://rhino.sourceforge.net/ Website]
* '''netpanzer''' - An Online Multiplayer Tactical Warfare Game222
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* '''quarry''' - Multi-purpose board game GUI [http://www.soleau.com/games/quarry.html Website]
* '''uqm''' - The Ur-Quan Masters, a port of the classic game Star Control II
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* '''qascade''' - Classic puzzle game [http://www.bitsnpieces.org.uk/qascade/ Website]
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* '''netpanzer''' - An Online Multiplayer Tactical Warfare Game222 [http://www.netpanzer.org/ Website]
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* '''spring''' - Multiplayer, 3D realtime strategy combat game[http://springrts.com/ Website]
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* '''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 [http://sc2.sourceforge.net/ Website]
  
 
== Utilities and Engines ==
 
== Utilities and Engines ==
  
 
* '''[[/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

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
  • xonotic - Xonotic, formerly known as Nexuiz, is a first-person shooter based on the Darkplaces engine, built on OpenGL technology. 3D Cube Icon.png
  • Red Eclipse - Red Eclipse is an opensoure first person shooter that runs on the Cube Engine 2. 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
  • xblast

Card Games

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


Platform Games

  • Abe's Amazing Adventure - A side-scrolling arcade game akin to the old C64 games
  • Nikki and the Robots - Cute non-violent gameplay with wall-jumping and remote robot controlling Website
  • supertux - A classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game

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
  • Mine Detector - a mine-finding game with somewhat different rules from other mine-finding games

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

  • 0 A.D. - A free, open-source game of ancient warfare Website
  • 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
  • megaglest - 3D real time strategy game website
  • 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.