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Old 05-10-2005, 11:28 AM   #46
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for all you Enemy Territory fans - check out ETF, an ET mod:
Old 05-10-2005, 12:41 PM   #47
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Grand Prix Legends

Should work with Wine, GREAT game. Whole summer went while playing it
Old 05-10-2005, 01:30 PM   #48
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just got into it today

oh... and DEFINITELY Mahjongg - with the option to play rivers if possible

Peace Out
Old 05-15-2005, 05:49 AM   #49
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I am happy to announce to all FPS Legends gammers, that JDS Linux is the first distro to have the new long waited for version of Legends available for download and integrated into the distro, it should also work with other Linux distros running Gnome as their desktop.

Just visit our main page at and download it from the JDS games area. We drive to provide JDS users the latest and the greatest available applications and games for your distro.

We also have a number of updates on a number of key applications, and for more details don't hesitate just check it out.


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Old 07-29-2005, 07:13 AM   #50
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OK guys many great games listed however, a personal favorite of mine and very recent NEXUIZ. Seriously check it out. ITs a bit like quake3 on a hard acid trip. a little tip though this game has extreme graphics so youll have to play with the settings a bit unless youre on the best system ever. Also did I mention its FREE. Please check this game out the online community is still a little small.
Old 07-29-2005, 02:55 PM   #51
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As was said, is a good site.
Emulation can never be overlooked, zsnes is one of the best emulators I have ever used. There are of course DOSBox, MAME and all the rest too.
I personally play a lot of ADOM, Quake 2, Wesnoth, Super Nintendo games and old DOS games (Eye of the Beholder series all the way!)
Old 07-30-2005, 10:54 AM   #52
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how does one obtain <whatever> without paying for it?
(trying to keep in the spirit of linux)
To me, the most important reason for using GNU/Linux is that it's free (as in freedom). A great bonus (I'll admit that ) is that it's gratis (plus that it kicks <random body part> compared to, say, msdos et al).


--- half context-switch ---

So, I ask myself which free (libre), good games there is for GNU/Linux. Heard some bits and pieces, tried a few; these worked for me (i.e. I enjoy playing them):

Freeciv: (TBS) civilization almost-clone)
Wesnoth: (TBS) warcraft II meets HoMaM2
Battle of Survival (aka bos): (RTS) high-tech/futuristic *craft/CnC

bos only "sorta'" worked for me--I'm to dumb to win :\ (I get the "build many units, then kill many enemy units" part, but I still lose ).

I also tried `asc', where I didn't even have the faintest clue what I was supposed to do to win (build units--how? The four starting guys take down the (seemingly endless) enemy army--how?).

Yes, I know they're not of the same quality that recently produced (proprietary & commercial) games are--but these three are all free (libre & gratis). That's important to me; and, you know, I get entertained by playing those games (which is what I want).

Also, for `retrogamers':
supertux (think super mario)
powermanga (vertical scrolling 2d space shooter)
blobwars (platform/shooter)

For *REAL* retrogamers, there's hack, adventure, wumpus et al.


Games I think are missing:
*) Masters of Orion II-like Space-themed TBS.
*) The Lost Mascots (The Lost Vikings with a demon, a gnu and a penguin replacing the vikings) (i.e. platform/puzzle)
*) Some other game featuring Beastie, Tux and Gnu (`Gnucas'? `Gnucifer'?)
*) An RTS I can win
*) An RPG (using Diablo II as a role model can't go all wrong)

If anyone happen to know where I can find games fitting these descriptions, please let me know.

Old 10-20-2005, 04:35 PM   #53
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your right their a bunch of dummie's!!!! theirs my punctuation two!!


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