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More Free Games for Linux

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linuxjournal.com: Back in 2007, I wrote an article on free games for Linux and thought it was time to write a bit more on the subject. Since there are so many very good games out there, I don't waste my time on games that run poorly, or aren't aesthetically appealing.

Puppy Arcade 5 & Q&A with Scott Jarvis

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openbytes.wordpress: How things have changed today and the demand for retro gaming is reflected in the amount of emulation projects there are in progress. Puppy Arcade aims to provide all your retro computing desires. It’s based on tiny TurboPup Xtreme, which itself it a highly optimized version of Puppy Linux.

Puppy Linux – Puppy Arcade 5 Super Fast Game Emulator

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techexposures.com:Scott Jarvis sent us info on his just released Puppy Arcade 5, a Puppy Linux flavor with a retro video game emulation based on TurboPup Xtreme (arguably the fastest Puppy derivative).

some shorts:

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  • SuperGamer, 8GB of Linux-Only Gameplay
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2.0 Release Candidate 2 available
  • Number Crunching with Pelican HPC 2.0
  • LM_Sensors Gets A New Configuration Utility
  • The ChoKolate Linux Desktop
  • Linux on the repaired Laptop

A few more games for the console

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kmandla.wordpress: In my large list of console applications to mention, I have two or three games, plus a pack of classic games that are worth revisiting. But so long as I am looking over console goodies, it would be a shame to leave them out.

X-Plane 9 on Linux

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  • X-Plane 9 on Linux
  • Mystery of Solarus DX – Zelda Remake

Speed Dreams 1.4.0beta1

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linuxgames.com: Speed Dreams is an open source motorsport simulator. It was forked in late 2008 from the famous open racing car simulator TORCS, in order to implement exciting new features, cars, tracks and AI opponent.

The best Linux games for kids

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downloadsquad.com: The best collection of Linux educational software for all ages that I know of is the openSUSE-Edu Li-f-e (Linux for Education) Live DVD. There's a wide variety of "edutainment" software on this DVD.

A Bit of Welcomed Scumm on Your Linux Machine

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linuxjournal.com: This might make me sound like an old fogey, but I really do miss the old games like Space Quest, The Curse of Monkey Island and Return to Zork. The problem isn't that I don't have the games anymore, but rather that they were designed for my 386 computer running DOS. Thankfully, I'm not alone in my fits of nostalgia.

Primal Carnage – Humans VS Dinosaurs

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linux-hardcore.com: Primal Carnage is an upcoming multiplayer first person shooter where the player takes the role of humans or dinosaurs. Primal Carnage is planned to be released for GNU/Linux as well as other platforms.

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Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more