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The Butterfly Effect

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  • The Butterfly Effect
  • Astromenace- A 3D space shooter

Parallel Realities: Retro-themed Linux games

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linuxjournal.com: The Parallel Realities website offers a collection of simple, mostly SDL based action games. They're all fairly lightweight and might make good boredom beaters on a less powerful machine, or failing that, a handy distraction while waiting for something to complete in the background.

linuX-gamers.net live DVD 0.9.6 released

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linux-gamers.net: We recently released a new version of our games distribution.

Top Linux games your money can buy

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dedoimedo.com: Who said Linux games have to cost nothing? Well, quite a few people, actually. But just as you pay, or at least, are expected to pay for Windows games, there's no reason why you should not do the same thing in Linux.

Live for Speed - Absolute perfection!

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dedoimedo.com: Great computers games are like love at first sight. The moment you power on the game, you know it's something different and you know you're going to love it. This is what happened to me with Live For Speed.

Speed Dreams 1.4.0 Released

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linuxgames.com: The open source motorsport sim Speed Dreams has reached version 1.4.0. Changes include 3 new car sets, 3 new tracks, and AI opponents.

Eschalon: Book II Released

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  • Eschalon: Book II Released For GNU/Linux
  • Caster – Pay What You Want

Starcraft 2 and a bit of Wine - Linux Performance

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I mentioned earlier this month that I was enjoying the Starcraft 2 beta on Ubuntu 10.04 thanks to Wine software. In my previous posting I had simply stated that SC2 was "playable" under Wine. Now for a bit of an ironic story regarding SC2.

Valve's Linux Play May Lead More Games To Follow Suit

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phoronix.com: Brought up in the Phoronix Forums yesterday by a reader was a reference to Ryan Gordon's resume that he was contracted to port Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 to Linux. This led a Phoronix reader to email Ryan "Icculus" Gordon and now we managed to get our hands on Ryan's e-mail response.

REVIEW: Puppy Arcade 8

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openbytes.wordpress: Puppy Arcade is one of the few Linux distro’s that Openbytes tries to keep following. Since version 5, Puppy Arcade has not only been a favorite with friends and colleagues, but also has a home on a few of my machines around the house that would otherwise be obsolete.

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