Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software > Linux - Games
User Name
Linux - Games This forum is for all discussion relating to gaming in Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-15-2007, 05:39 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2005
Posts: 235

Rep: Reputation: 30
Console Based Games?

Are there any good console based games out there for Linux? I know that there is several great rouge-like games, but other then that?

Thanks to any recommendations.
Old 08-15-2007, 07:13 AM   #2
Registered: Jun 2007
Location: Munich, Germany
Distribution: RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, SLES (...)
Posts: 399

Rep: Reputation: 38
DoomRL [1], Overkill [2] and Moon-buggy [3] to name a few...

Old 08-15-2007, 07:16 AM   #3
LQ Guru
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: CentOS, OS X
Posts: 5,131

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Slackware installation asks if you want to install some "console games", I can't remember their names right now (I could check later, tomorrow or after that when I get to the machine, if you like), but anyway it's a bunch of more or less nice games for the console. Some of then are not actually games (one of them is, for example, a tool which takes some text and turns it into a huge piece of ASCII art for printing), but some are. If you want it quick, I'm sure a web search reveals what packages belongs to that "group".

Nethack is great.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Low latency TV tuner for console games? mlsfit Linux - Hardware 1 09-23-2006 07:01 AM
LXer: Linux-based Handheld Offers Free Games LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 05-17-2006 07:21 PM
Alsa and quake3 based games don't work borgware Linux - Hardware 1 01-08-2004 03:28 PM
what does 'console' mean regarding linux games kanuuker Linux - Software 8 10-15-2003 11:53 AM
Console based IM software? menhilmor Linux - Software 6 02-14-2003 08:34 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:24 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration