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View Poll Results: Open Source Game of the Year
Battle for Wesnoth 64 22.70%
Open Arena 20 7.09%
FlightGear 9 3.19%
Freeciv 10 3.55%
Frozen Bubble 28 9.93%
GNU Chess 14 4.96%
SuperTux 16 5.67%
BZFlag 4 1.42%
NetHack 12 4.26%
SuperTuxKart 10 3.55%
Tux Racer 3 1.06%
Nexuiz 23 8.16%
Tremulous 4 1.42%
Frets On Fire 3 1.06%
Armagetron Advanced 7 2.48%
World of Padman 2 0.71%
LBreakout2 4 1.42%
TORCS 7 2.48%
PokerTH 8 2.84%
UFO: Alien Invasion 5 1.77%
Xonotic 1 0.35%
Angband 1 0.35%
OpenTTD 16 5.67%
MegaGlest 3 1.06%
Neverball 8 2.84%
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:26 PM   #31
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I'm stuck between Wesnoth and Oolite... Since Oolite isn't in the poll, I pick Wesnoth.
 
Old 01-19-2011, 12:31 AM   #32
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That is not an open source game.
Following article is from Splash Damage web site:
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Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Goes Open Source
Written by badman on 13 August, 2010 - 10:18 | TaggedWolfenstein: Enemy Territory
During his annual QuakeCon keynote speech last night, John Carmack mentioned that the full Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory source code is now available under the GNU General Public License. This is great news for aspiring modders looking to use the game's innards as a basis for their own project, as well as community-driven improvements for Wolf: ET itself. An official, potentially press release-laden announcement is apparently still to come, but in the meantime, you can grap the source from one of the mirrors below
Link to the full article
 
Old 01-19-2011, 04:09 AM   #33
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Following article is from Splash Damage web site:

Link to the full article
They have open sourced the game engine, not the content of the game, so the game itself is not open source, the graphics, sounds, and whatnot are still copyrighted. You can download the game for free and use it, but you are not allowed to make use of the content of the game for other purposes, like a real open source game would allow.
 
Old 01-19-2011, 08:10 AM   #34
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Sorry, my mistake. Please for give me that, but I'm newbie in Open Source world
 
Old 01-19-2011, 08:13 AM   #35
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Sorry, my mistake. Please for give me that, but I'm newbie in Open Source world
No problem, no one can know everything.
 
Old 01-19-2011, 12:18 PM   #36
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I'm not sure where the connection between skype and UrT comes in.

--jeremy
Skype is not foss.
UrT is not foss.
 
Old 01-19-2011, 12:24 PM   #37
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Skype is not foss.
UrT is not foss.
Skype is in the "Messaging App of the Year" category, where this is no requirement to be Open Source. This is "Open Source Game of the Year".

--jeremy
 
Old 01-19-2011, 12:49 PM   #38
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Voted for Nexuiz. The only game i play besides urban terror
 
Old 01-20-2011, 01:11 AM   #39
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Wesnoth

Wesnoth all the way baby. I'm adicted.
 
Old 01-20-2011, 05:34 AM   #40
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I give up!

tremulous
 
Old 01-20-2011, 12:02 PM   #41
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I don't really play games, but I'd like to in future
So I did not vote.
 
Old 01-20-2011, 12:27 PM   #42
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Tux Racer for me hehe
 
Old 01-20-2011, 12:34 PM   #43
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Where is Urban Terrror?
That is my favorite by far.

Edit: Oops Didn't read all of the posts.

My second? Armagetron!

Last edited by deadalus.globalnode; 01-20-2011 at 02:41 PM.
 
Old 01-21-2011, 08:15 PM   #44
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Nexuiz
 
Old 01-22-2011, 08:54 AM   #45
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Exclamation Game of the year is Xonotic

I think it should be added , it does have impressive graphics (new hight res textures) and open source community type of management

http://www.xonotic.org/media/xonotic-screenshots/
 
  


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