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5 More Linux Games

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  • 5 More Linux Games You Probably Haven’t Played
  • The Chzo Mythos For GNU/Linux Released

Thousands Play Starcraft 2 on Linux

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I play Starcraft 2 on Linux and apparently I'm not the only one.

Some puzzle games

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  • Some puzzle games
  • Lots of Gaming Lushness

10 Websites for Puzzles, Brain Teasers and Riddles

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makeuseof.com: Riddle me this, riddle me that… So goes the popular line from one of superhero fiction’s most popular villains. And we are hooked as The Riddler plots Batman’s downfall with a riddle. That’s the hook that a good riddle delivers.

Quake LIVE Pro and Premium packages

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itwire.com: Playing Quake, an all action First Person Shooter, inside your browser window was completely mythical five years ago. But the free game phenomenon now has some pay-to-play options for those wanting more from their browser based bangs.

Fifteen Puzzle: Overhauled

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liveblue.wordpress: I remember, a long time ago, Tomaz (tumaix || tcanabrava) showing me what KDE was all about, explaining all the philosophy behind it and why it was there for. “I like this puzzle thing.” He’d let go a frustrated sigh.

Makers of Machinarium Having Pirate Amnesty Sale

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maximumpc.com: The makers of the point-and-click adventure game Machinarium came to a realization recently. Their DRM-free game was being pirated by about 90% of players. Such is life for a game that doesn't bother users with serials or authentication.

The Amnesia Game Gets Ready For A Linux Release

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phoronix.com: For those trying to find a new Linux game that offers good graphics while not being a first person shooter with little to no plot -- as is the case for a majority of the commercial and open-source games available for Linux -- the Amnesia: The Dark Descent game is expected to be released next month.

Foobillard, an opensouce Billiard Simulation game for Linux

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linuxers.org: Foobillard is free and opensource, cross-platform, OpenGL based game and the best part is that it was originally built for Linux and later ported to MacOS and Windows.

The 75 "Funnest" Open Source Downloads

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earthweb.com: It's summer. And frankly, that means no one's all that excited about working. Oh goodness no. In honor of the season of laziness, we've put together a list of some of the most fun open source downloads you can find.

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