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25 Games, 25 Guns: The Weapons that Defined First-Person Shooters

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maximumpc.com: Building this post made us wonder aloud: how many types of triggers have you digitally pulled over the years? The entire staff of Maximum PC practically grew up playing first person shooters, so we'd have to guess in the hundreds.

Digitanks to Get a Linux Port

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ubuntuvibes.com: On the Digitanks front, there is good news in two areas. First is that I’m drawing near to the release of the beta for the new version that features the first two campaign levels. We’re also closing in on a Linux port of the game.

Open Source Game 0 A.D. Making Leaps and Bounds

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thevarguy.com: It’s been a while since we last checked in with 0 A.D., the open source project which, as I’ve said before and will say again, could have huge implications for the open source channel. Sadly, the game is not yet complete, but it’s made some major leaps in recent months.

John Carmack Closer to Quake 1

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  • John Carmack Talks Quake Reboot, Something Closer to Quake 1
  • Planeshft 0.5.7 Released
  • Legions Of Ashworld Under Development

Some thoughts on commercial FOSS game development

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freegamer.blogspot: It's been a while since I last stirred up controversy on the freegamer blog, so I thought today I'd talk about -- gasp -- developing FOSS games commercially.

PlayOnLinux - There are no miracles

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dedoimedo.com: PlayOnLinux is a gaming framework, based on Wine, designed to help you install and run Microsoft Windows games and programs more easily. Simple enough mission, dire-hard results.

SpaceChem, One of the Best Indie Puzzle Games

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ubuntuvibes.com: SpaceChem is one of the most addictive indie puzzle game released this year for Linux. The game has received great reviews from critics as well as users all around the world.

Open Source Alternatives to Popular Games

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devicemag.com: Thanks to the endeavours of hardcore games lovers, various open source “clones” have been developed over the years that realistically attempt (and in many ways succeed) to replicate the success of the original games on which they’re based.

Build Mines, Battle and Defend Your Base in Action/Strategy Game OpenClonk

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ubuntuvibes.com: OpenClonk is free and open source successor of German shareware game series Clonk. Clonk, which dates back to 1994 with its first game on MS DOS has quite a dedicated fan following and an extremely popular game modding/extension system.

Sometimes Games Are not just about Fun

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: Maybe I'm discovering boiled water here, but today I stumbled upon a little game. I downloaded it because it was very small, so even if it was bad, I wouldn't have wasted too much time and space with the download. Its name is Gravitation.

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