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Old 04-28-2010, 06:04 PM   #1
tuxthepenguin
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Smile what are the best games for linux???


hi can you please tell me about some good fps , arcade and generally fun games


also can you tell me witch one i should use fedora 12 / mieps


Thanks tuxthepenguin
 
Old 04-28-2010, 10:30 PM   #2
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Games I found cool

I messed around with a few.

If you like the classic Asteroids from the 80's try Maelstrom. It is all and better than the original classic. Problem is with high res. display the window is too small and I am unaware of how to make it full screen, definitely annoyining. Balazar Brothers is realy quite interesting with fabulous graphics and I have just begun playing it. It has problems on Debian Lenny on my system but seems ok so far on Debian Etch. My most favorite and my daughters as well is a realy cute game called Machinarium, it cost only 10 bucks and is woth every penny. I am just about to the end of it. Yeh I'me new too... Jon
 
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:38 PM   #3
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just keep in mind that
Fedora is a R&D ( research & development ) operating system
updates can break things - just something to keep in mind

as for games ?????
that depends on you .I play BZ-flag , go, chess
i do not play fps ( except bzf )
 
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Old 04-30-2010, 02:08 PM   #4
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Here's some of my favorite fps:

Quake3/4.
Doom3.
UT2004.
OpenArena.

All of the above will also run natively on Linux.
 
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Old 05-03-2010, 07:38 PM   #5
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so mepis????
 
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Old 05-05-2010, 11:11 AM   #6
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So mepis what?.
Are you asking what games will run on Mepis?.
 
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Old 05-05-2010, 11:26 AM   #7
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what are the best games for linux??? Getting WiFi cards working keeps people entertained for days!
 
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Old 05-05-2010, 08:11 PM   #8
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So mepis what?.
Are you asking what games will run on Mepis?.
no if you looked at the start of this you would've seen that i asked wether i should use mepis or fedora
 
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Old 05-05-2010, 08:14 PM   #9
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what are the best games for linux??? Getting WiFi cards working keeps people entertained for days!
I'm still in two minds: either the above or nethack
 
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:23 AM   #10
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Smile bloboats is definitely fun

It's a simple game but one that is hard to get board of fast.
 
Old 06-05-2010, 10:00 PM   #11
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World of Goo ($20 USD)
The Penumbra Series ($20 USD for all 3 games)
Frozen Bubble (Free of charge)
Battle for Wesnoth (Free of charge)
Chromium B.S.U. (Free of charge)
Warzone 2100 (Free of charge)

All excellent games that I play on my computer using Ubuntu Linux 10.04 64 bit. They should work equally well for any Linux distribution/architecture and the hardware requirements aren't very high at all. Some of them cost money, but they all have native Linux clients and are excellent games.

Edit: Some first person shooters.
Sauerbraten: Cube 2 (Free of charge)
Nexuiz (Free of charge)

Last edited by dudeman41465; 06-05-2010 at 10:04 PM. Reason: Added FPS games
 
Old 06-06-2010, 08:37 PM   #12
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Warsow is probably the slickest looking game on linux, needs a good comp to run and few hours to get used to dodging system. sudo apt-get install warsow
 
Old 06-10-2010, 11:17 PM   #13
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Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory.

Free FPS, team/class based, runs on Windows and Linux. This was the multiplayer part of RTCW (Return To Castle Wolfenstein). Was completed but there was some problem with the developers so they released it as a free, totally stand alone game. Free as in cost, the engine is open source, but the textures/models/etc are copyright. Still completely free to play.

The community is still alive and there are THOUSANDS of user made mods.
 
Old 06-17-2010, 06:19 PM   #14
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Quake 3 and 4 rock
UT2004 is always a winner
Guild Wars (in Wine)
X3 (in Wine)
Vendetta is the stuff, but it's subscription (like Eve online)
 
Old 06-17-2010, 06:48 PM   #15
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I've got a soft spot for Widelands. When I was a teenager I was hooked on The Settlers 1/2
 
  


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