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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2009. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.

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View Poll Results: Open Source Game of the Year
Battle for Wesnoth 55 15.45%
BZFlag 7 1.97%
FlightGear 13 3.65%
Freeciv 15 4.21%
Frozen Bubble 27 7.58%
GNU Chess 18 5.06%
SuperTux 22 6.18%
NetHack 13 3.65%
SuperTuxKart 13 3.65%
Tux Racer 16 4.49%
Nexuiz 32 8.99%
Tremulous 7 1.97%
Frets On Fire 13 3.65%
Armagetron Advanced 10 2.81%
World of Padman 5 1.40%
LBreakout2 8 2.25%
TORCS 5 1.40%
PokerTH 9 2.53%
UFO: Alien Invasion 14 3.93%
Open Arena 33 9.27%
Rigs Of Rods 5 1.40%
Angband 3 0.84%
OpenTTD 13 3.65%
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Old 01-21-2010, 09:41 AM   #16
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OpenTTD has been added. AssaultCube does not meet the requirements of the poll.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-21-2010, 02:00 PM   #17
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You can't stop the Frozen Bubble! (and you can get it on the G1)
My wife won't stop playing K Mines

Randy SkaMan
 
Old 01-21-2010, 03:58 PM   #18
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Question Tux & Mario-like games.

I'm not familiar with most of these. I voted SuperTux, it's a cool little game.

I'm a HUGE Mario fan, but switching to Linux I've missed all those games. The only similar games I've found are Secret Maryo (SMC) and SuperTux. But I don't even know where the best place the find these kind of games is.
If you know of any games like Mario, SuperTux or SMA please let me know.
 
Old 01-22-2010, 01:52 AM   #19
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Could you add Aislerot Solitaire? Not a very high tech game, but it's what I always find myself playing while waiting for some job to finish.
 
Old 01-26-2010, 03:06 AM   #20
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An actually playable chessgame like PyChess would be nice to have on the list. And Gnuchess hasn't changed that much for many years.
 
Old 01-28-2010, 10:36 PM   #21
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Hedge Wars. It's a way better remake of worms armaggedon than wormux. Add it to the list please! While using hedgehogs, it still feels much more like worms, even using the same menu and control feel! Plus the physics are much better than wormux's bouncy characters.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 02:35 AM   #22
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My vote would have been for spring...
 
Old 02-03-2010, 03:49 PM   #23
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I voted for Armagetron since Hedge Wars wasn't present...
 
Old 02-04-2010, 08:19 AM   #24
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X-Moto is my all time favorite
 
Old 02-09-2010, 09:30 AM   #25
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No vote, not enough time to test.

It used to be NetHack, but recent versions of it seem less user friendly than the one I had on my Ubuntu 6.06. I've been playing Flash based games lately, and have not looked at the other games available. Sorry if I'm not being fair, but I didn't feel I should bias this category without using all the options. I don't want to discourage any of these good people.
 
Old 02-09-2010, 10:39 AM   #26
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Guess I'd better get around to voting. The kids are unanimous:

Battle for Wesnoth!
 
Old 02-09-2010, 04:41 PM   #27
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Battle of wesnoth ..?? I don't even heard this game. Now I'll try it. Because many LQ people likes this game.
 
Old 02-10-2010, 10:04 AM   #28
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I should be ashamed of myself, for not voting here, and the moderators should be ashamed for not putting Sauerbraten in the list.
 
Old 02-10-2010, 10:10 AM   #29
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1) FWIW, don't blame the LQ mods for any missing nominees, it's me who decides what gets added and what doesn't.

2) Sauerbraten (the game) is not Open Source. No Open Source engines are included in this poll.

--jeremy
 
Old 02-10-2010, 11:51 PM   #30
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Yuppee.....I think my SuperTux made it to top 5.
 
  


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