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View Poll Results: Open Source Game of the Year
Battle for Wesnoth 90 17.31%
BZFlag 12 2.31%
FlightGear 27 5.19%
Freeciv 18 3.46%
Frozen Bubble 48 9.23%
GNU Chess 20 3.85%
NetHack 22 4.23%
SuperTux 25 4.81%
SuperTuxKart 12 2.31%
Tux Racer 16 3.08%
Nexuiz 40 7.69%
Tremulous 14 2.69%
Frets On Fire 33 6.35%
Armagetron Advanced 7 1.35%
World of Padman 15 2.88%
LBreakout2 14 2.69%
TORCS 12 2.31%
xtris 3 0.58%
PokerTH 11 2.12%
UFO: Alien Invasion 18 3.46%
Open Arena 63 12.12%
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Old 01-15-2009, 05:46 PM   #46
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Yeah, I say ioUrbanTerror, why isn't it in the list anyway??
Or Frets on Fire, that's fun simply because I can play my music and still use the GH or RB guitar(s).

Because neither of these are in the list, I choose not to vote on this one.
 
Old 01-15-2009, 08:06 PM   #47
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Warsow? It's too late now
 
Old 01-16-2009, 12:47 AM   #48
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Frets on Fire...
I already broke 3 keyboards.
 
Old 01-16-2009, 08:25 AM   #49
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digitelle, Frets On Fire is in the poll.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-16-2009, 06:00 PM   #50
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Oops, thought it was alphabetical. I'll have to scan the WHOLE list next time, guess my vote's in now.
 
Old 01-17-2009, 08:18 AM   #51
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Can sauerbraten be added? I play it a lot on my Ubuntu hardy and I like it a lot.
Yeah..this game is fantastic.
 
Old 01-17-2009, 10:12 AM   #52
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Hey, hey! Where's Sauerbraten (on cube engine) and it's modification - Assault cube. I give 3 of my 5 votes to Assault cube, 1 to Sauerbraten and one to Nexuiz
 
Old 01-17-2009, 12:20 PM   #53
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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.
Can't you read? CONTENT is not open.

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If you want to produce new content with the sauerbraten engine, you have to be aware that the source code may be Open Source, but the game and the media it consist of have their individual licenses and copyrights.
Therefore it's open the same way as Quake or any other ID game with GPL'ed engine. The question is not the OPEN SOURCE ENGINE OF THE YEAR (and that probably would be irrlicht), but OPEN SOURCE GAME OF THE YEAR (having open content). You can't play game with only the engine.

Last edited by Alien_Hominid; 01-17-2009 at 12:26 PM.
 
Old 01-17-2009, 02:41 PM   #54
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Wesnoth. Highly addictive. Should probably be banned to save people such as myself who utterly lack in character and free will.
 
Old 01-17-2009, 07:50 PM   #55
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FreeCiv.

FreeCiv is not the most impressive game of the world, but gives us endless hours of fun.
 
Old 01-18-2009, 03:14 AM   #56
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the mana world (mmorpg) http://themanaworld.org/
danger from the deep (sub sim) http://dangerdeep.sourceforge.net/
super mario war? does that count? they provide source http://smw.72dpiarmy.com/
 
Old 01-18-2009, 11:22 PM   #57
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Alien Hominid:
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Originally Posted by Alien_Hominid View Post
CONTENT is not open.
Wow. Upon a second look, I find that you are right. I guess I kinda made an arse of myself there. My apologies.
 
Old 01-18-2009, 11:28 PM   #58
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nethack still one of the best
 
Old 01-22-2009, 07:11 PM   #59
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Freecol ( freecol.org )could be listed.
 
Old 01-26-2009, 01:28 PM   #60
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Voting Wesnoth for my kids - they love the strategy and medevial setting.
 
  


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