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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.

Duke Nukem Forever Review

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  • Duke Nukem Forever Review
  • Duke Nukem's PR Team Turns Hostile after Bad Reviews

3 Space games on Linux

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linuxaria.com: I’m back into looking at the games side of Linux, and i must say that every time a take a look at it i find new interesting titles. Today I’ll take a look at the generic genre of the “space game”.

Bacon: Standard Ubuntu Gaming Platform: Sink Or Swim?

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jonobacon.org: I was traveling into San Francisco the other day, and I had an idea I wanted to share. This is very much just an idea, and given I don’t have the time to work on it, I just wanted to share it so if someone else wants to run with it, they can.

Undead Lily Techdemo Released

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linuxgamingnews.org: Undead Lily and the Elemental Avengers from Winter Wolves is not a usual visual novel. Instead it aims to be a 2D tag-team-fighting game something similar to the online game “Kongai“.

Hex-a-Hop : Challenging, Fun Puzzle Game

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linuxondesktop.in: Hex-a-Hop is a free open source game puzzle game available for GNU/Linux platform and is available in Ubuntu repositories. It's a hexagonal tile based puzzle game where you control a girl who hops and destroys green tiles, the objective is to destroy all green tiles without getting trapped.

Duke Nukem Forever

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  • Duke Nukem Forever
  • Duke Nukem Forever: barely playable, not funny, rampantly offensive
  • Duke Nukem ‘Fornever’: a game that should be nuked?

MegaGlest Amazing Strategy Game

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MegaGlest is based upon the original Glest engine, but offers a lot of new features and capabilities, extending the original Glest (which is rather poor in options in my opinion) to a whole new game, including support for graphical resolutions, new factions, tech trees, tilesets and maps. It is available for Linux and Windows and it’s licensed under the GPL v3, while the game data is licensed under another permissive license, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported.

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