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Poll: Open Source Game of the Year
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Open Source Game of the Year

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The nominees are:

Battle for Wesnoth
BZFlag
FlightGear
Freeciv
Frozen Bubble
GNU Chess
NetHack
SuperTux
SuperTuxKart
Tux Racer
Nexuiz
Tremulous
Frets On Fire
Armagetron Advanced
World of Padman
LBreakout2
TORCS
xtris
PokerTH
UFO: Alien Invasion
Open Arena

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Old 01-13-2009, 12:23 PM   #31
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I think openredalert made the splash for me and i think is worth an mention

http://code.google.com/p/openredalert/
 
Old 01-14-2009, 01:48 AM   #32
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all sux
 
Old 01-14-2009, 03:30 AM   #33
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Wormux definitely! It is not in the list though
 
Old 01-14-2009, 08:09 PM   #34
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From saurbraten.org
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The engine supporting the game is entirely original in code & design, and its code is Open Source (ZLIB license, read the docs for more on how you can use the engine).
Yeah, it's OSS.
 
Old 01-14-2009, 09:14 PM   #35
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we need Urban Terror 4.1 in the poll!!!
 
Old 01-14-2009, 11:50 PM   #36
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They are not OSS games, because their content is not compatible to GPL.
 
Old 01-15-2009, 04:18 AM   #37
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Everyone's a Winner!

Mahjongg is a part of GNOME Games
 
Old 01-15-2009, 04:20 AM   #38
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What about OpenTTD?

Is it possible to add game in subject?
 
Old 01-15-2009, 08:17 AM   #39
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Anyway, I am confused about Sauerbraten. On wikipedia, it stands as open source. On their page, no mention of open source. Not that I like the game though, but I wanted to know for sure if it is open source or not
Really ? Look what I found in the index page of their site. Although I don't know whether only the engine is open source or everything.

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The engine supporting the game is entirely original in code & design, and its code is Open Source (ZLIB license, read the docs for more on how you can use the engine).
 
Old 01-15-2009, 08:33 AM   #40
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nexuiz

http://alientrap.org/nexuiz/
 
Old 01-15-2009, 09:15 AM   #41
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Question Include Urban Terror

what about Urban Terror included in the voting list?
 
Old 01-15-2009, 09:41 AM   #42
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They are not OSS games, because their content is not compatible to GPL.
Please don't bring license zealotry into this. The Zlib license is a well established OSS license. It meets the OSI definition, has passed the DFSG and is FSF approved. Further, it is GPL-compatible if you cared to look it up.

Seriously though, Saurbraten is in the Debian repositories. That means that at least the Debian folks thought it counted.
 
Old 01-15-2009, 09:47 AM   #43
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Urban Terror is not Open Source. WRT the engine being open vs the game being open, we'll revisit the criteria for being included in this poll next year and either discontinue the poll altogether or have very explicit inclusion criteria.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-15-2009, 02:02 PM   #44
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BZFlag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Old 01-15-2009, 05:25 PM   #45
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GNU Chess is the only game i play on Linux distros
 
  


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