User Guide - Playing 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. More information about games on Fedora can be found at the Games wiki.

Default GNOME Games

GNOME Games are not installed by default from the Live-CD or the DVD. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can use the Fedora DVD to install them. To install, please read the chapter on managing software. You can install them by either using the PackageKit application or on the command line by using Yum.

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
GNOME Falling Blocks Create a complete horizontal row of blocks which will disappear
Hearts A trick-taking card game. Try to gain as few point cards as possible
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

KDE Games are not installed by default from the Live-CD or the DVD. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can use the Fedora DVD to install KDE Games. To install read the chapter on managing software. You can install them by either using the PackageKit application or on the command line by using Yum.

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

Bomber An arcade bombing game
Bovo Five in a row game
Kapman Pac-man type game
KBattleship Battleship strategy game
KBlocks A falling block game
KBounce The classic game of segregating bouncing balls
KBreakout Break-out type game
KDiamond Three in a row game
KFourinLine Four in a row board game
KGoldrunner A Lode Runner type of game
Killbots Evade killer robots
Kiriki A Yahtzee like dice game
KJumpingCube A territory capture game
KMines A game similar to Mines
KMahjongg A Mahjongg game
KNetWalk A network construction game
Kolf A little mini-golf game
Kollision A ball dodging game
Kolor Lines A little game about balls and how to get rid of them
Konquest A galactic space game
KPatience Has several card games
KPoker Poker with style
KReversi Reversi board game
KsirK A world domination game
KSpaceDuel The challenging space duel
KSquares Connect the dots to make squares
KSudoku Sudoku game
Kubarick 3D game based on Rubik's Cube
LSkat A card game
Potato Guy A children's picture game
SameGame Board game
Shisen-Sho A mahjongg like 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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