LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software > Linux - Games
User Name
Password
Linux - Games This forum is for all discussion relating to gaming in Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
LinkBack Search this Thread
Old 07-14-2010, 12:49 PM   #16
ethanson12
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2010
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0

These are the best game for Linux :-
1.Battle For Wesnoth
2.Nexuiz
3.Enemy Territory : Quake Wars
4.America’s Army
5.Tremulous
6.Tux Racer
7.World Of Padman
8.Vendetta
9.Urban Terror
10.Alien Arena 2007
 
Old 07-19-2010, 10:46 PM   #17
skolnick
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2007
Distribution: Debian lenny
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Mystic Mine is really good: simple to learn, difficult to master. http://www.koonsolo.com/mysticmine/

Regards.
 
Old 07-22-2010, 08:46 AM   #18
jack.19987
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2010
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 1
There are so many sports, simulation, action, arcade etc types of games are best for linux. The list is given bellow :

1) FooBillard
2) PyChess
3) Pingus
4) Spring
5) Glest
 
Old 07-23-2010, 10:43 AM   #19
dugan
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Canada
Distribution: distro hopper
Posts: 4,238

Rep: Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299Reputation: 1299
I haven't played it, but the Unreal Tournament 2004 mod called Alien Swarm has been hugely popular lately.

(Because the Windows remake was just released on Steam).

Last edited by dugan; 07-23-2010 at 11:32 AM.
 
Old 08-07-2010, 07:19 PM   #20
MTK358
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: Sep 2009
Posts: 6,443
Blog Entries: 3

Rep: Reputation: 713Reputation: 713Reputation: 713Reputation: 713Reputation: 713Reputation: 713Reputation: 713
SuperTux, SuperTuxKart
 
Old 10-06-2010, 09:56 AM   #21
josephw47
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2010
Location: North Carolina
Distribution: centOS 5, RHEL 5/6, SLES10/11, VMWare, Backtrack 4, Ubuntu 10.04
Posts: 20

Rep: Reputation: 0
Talking

Quote:
Originally Posted by catkin View Post
what are the best games for linux??? Getting WiFi cards working keeps people entertained for days!
lolz
 
Old 10-09-2010, 10:11 PM   #22
rob.rice
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Distribution: slack what ever
Posts: 776

Rep: Reputation: 88
combat flight simulator gl-117
it can only be installed from source

http://www.heptargon.de/gl-117/gl-117.html
 
Old 11-04-2010, 06:55 PM   #23
King_DuckZ
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2009
Location: Rome, IT
Distribution: Sabayon
Posts: 61

Rep: Reputation: 2
Lately I played Amnesia the dark Descent, which runs natively on Linux and will scare the heck out of you (it's a first person survival with no weapons, so not properly an FPS). Linux version costs around 15 euros and you will support both the developers and games on Linux by getting it

Sanctum is pretty fun too: it's a turret defense mod for Unreal (http://www.fileplanet.com/212714/210...o/Sanctum-Demo), but I only played it on vista so I can't tell you whether it works or not on Linux.

UT2004, as they already told you, is a must but it might be hard to find it legally; otherwise you can give a look on gog.com (I guess older games tend to work better in Wine). I got Divine Divinity from there and it works like a charm but you can browse for FPS. Also Neverwinter Nights got ported if u like RPGs, but you should check if they provide the Linux version on gog.

Lately a friend told me about a game called Dark Horizons (but I don't know what kind of game it is): http://www.torquepowered.com/products/dhlore - from the screens I'd say an FPS?

And lastly, give RUSE a try - it's a RTS really, but it works perfectly in Wine.
Or, if you can make them run on Linux: Deus Ex, Dead Space, Fear, Undying, American McGee's Alice, Borderlands.
Have fun!

Last edited by King_DuckZ; 11-04-2010 at 06:59 PM.
 
Old 11-04-2010, 09:53 PM   #24
disturbed1
Senior Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: USA
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 1,133
Blog Entries: 6

Rep: Reputation: 212Reputation: 212Reputation: 212
Just picked up Bullet Candy Perfect, and Irukandji from Charlie's Games. Along with the $5 bundle deal from Puppy Games for 3 games (Droid Assault, Titan Attacks, and Ultratron) Not sure if they qualify as the best, but defiantly fun! I'll end up with CTS from Titan Attacks

I've had the entire Penumbra collection plus Amnesia for a while, but have yet to play them.

UT2004, and ET:QW still gets a bit of play here. I've yet to beat Prey, maybe one day soon.

The two games that eat up more time than anything between my family and I, are Warzone2100 and World of Padman. World of Padman is not nearly as violent as other FPS games, plus my nieces and nephews (aged 7-13) love the characters.

Some of our other favs are -
Secret Maryo Chronicles
Spring RTS
Scorched3d
LBreakout
Neverball/Neverputt
Astromenace
Frets On Fire
Freecol

Planning on purchasing soon -
Oil Rush
Eschalon Book II
Conquest Divide and Conqueror

GOG only distributes Windows Games. NWN should be much easier to make work native in Linux compared to UT2004. BioWare has instructions on using a pre-existing Windows installation for NWN. <-- Need to add that to my list.
 
Old 11-09-2010, 02:23 PM   #25
Dralnu
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2005
Distribution: Arch Linux, Gentoo Linux
Posts: 335

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
no mention of Armagetronad? I'm shocked.

Another mention for Warzone2100. Best RTS I think I have ever seen.
 
Old 11-09-2010, 03:33 PM   #26
udaman
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2010
Location: New England, USA
Distribution: OpenSUSE/Slackware64/RHEL/Mythbuntu
Posts: 187

Rep: Reputation: 39
+1 for World of Goo
+1 for Penumbra, all three.
 
  


Reply

Tags
fedora 12, games, gaming


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
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Low framerate in 2d games with linux ...high in 3d games with XP WTF Crash2k3 Linux - Hardware 1 12-08-2005 01:09 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 PM.

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