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Xonotic, The Successor To Nexuiz, Is Primed

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phoronix.com: It was a year and a half ago that Nexuiz was forked into Xonotic following some changes by core Nexuiz developers that effectively sold off the Nexuiz brand in order for an Xbox 360 re-make.

Game Drift Linux review

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itreviews.co.uk: The GNU/Linux platform as an alternative to Windows is gaining ground, but there's one area in which the open-source operating system trails its proprietary equivalent: gaming. One new distribution, Game Drift Linux, looks to change all that.

Nemesys Is Porting Their Games To Linux

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phoronix.com: Nemesys, a game studio run out of Budapest, is porting their game titles to Linux. The studio's current titles include Fortix 2, A.C.S, and Ignite. Nemesys Ignite, in particular, is a very promising racing game that will surely roar things up for Linux.

FreeBSD: A Faster Platform For Linux Gaming Than Linux?

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BSD
Gaming

phoronix.com: FreeBSD provides a Linux binary compatibility layer that allows 32-bit Linux binaries to be natively executed on this BSD operating system. Linux binary compatibility on FreeBSD allows Linux-only applications to be executed in a near seamless manner, even for games.

Germany Lifts ‘Doom’ Ban After 17 Years

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  • Germany Lifts ‘Doom’ Ban After 17 Years – Toast Demons To Celebrate
  • Gametype-Revolution 0.70
  • 5 Roguelike games
  • Unity GNU/Linux Exporter Update
  • Salem : New Crafting MMO for Linux Previewed at Gamescom 2011
  • Dungeons of Dredmor still coming to Linux!
  • Mari0 : Super Mario Bros. with a Portal Gu
  • Tetris Meets Physics In This Crazy New Version
  • Spirited Heart Girl’s Love Is Out

The Real Texas Coming Soon To Linux

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  • The Real Texas Coming Soon To GNU/Linux
  • 'Blocks That Matter' Wins $40,000 in Dream.Build.Play 2011 Competition
  • Sintel - The Game
  • Another Studio Is Working On A Unigine-Based Game
  • Pax Britannica

Marball Odyssey Released For GNU/Linux

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  • Marball Odyssey Released For GNU/Linux
  • Oil Rush is now available in the Software Center!
  • Incognito 3.9 Released

My Favorite Little Games

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ostatic.com: "Little games" is a term I use to describe those that are quick to start, easy to play, and quick to exit. These are the ones that usually come installed by default with most Linux distributions. Some have GNOME and KDE counterparts, but all are fun. Here are a few of my favorites.

Building With Someone Else's Blocks: Going Open Source With Games

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OSS
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gamasutra.com: While commercial products are rarely open source, many different projects have explored the possibilities of opening up the code to the community -- and in this feature, Gamasutra looks at some examples and speaks to the minds behind them.

It's a Roll of the Dice for Linux Game Makers

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linuxinsider.com: If you had the option to pick your own price for a computer game that only runs on your Linux rig, would you pay to play? Not if you are a typical Linux gamer. At least, that's the popular perception of fans of free and open source software.

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