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Top 5 best (free) open source games

http://apcmag.com

Why waste your money on expensive commercial games when you can play for free, and, if you're so inclined, dive into the code and modify the game to suit your exacting requirements?

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OLPC's SimCity released as Micropolis

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EA released SimCity under the GPL3, so it could be included in OLPC's XO.

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Apricot: An Open Game from Blender and CrystalSpace

http://www.linuxloop.com

Following Elephants Dream and Peach (to be released in April), both open-source movies sponsored by Blender, Blender, an open-source 3D modeling application, and CrystalSpace, another open-source project relating to 3D graphics, are starting out a new project - a 3D open-source professional game.

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Comparison of free software shooters

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There have been many free software first-person shooters (FPS) projects over the years, from modded Doom and Quake engines to enhance the existing games (ezQuake, EGL, ZDoom), to free art packs such as OpenQuartz or OpenArena.

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How to run games on Linux (sweet links)

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The most important thing that make youngsters so attached to Windows and reject Linux distributions is running games. To solve this problem we give those links:

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Top 25 Linux 3D Games

http://freeonlinefun.blogspot.com

Great list with 25 3D games for Linux. Feel free to add more games and help another Linux users find those great time wasters you love.

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Flightgear 1.0.0 Released

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After more than 11 years of development, Flightgear 1.0 has arrived. It was one of the first major Free Software games and has become a flight simulator that rivals it's commercial counterparts. There is an astonishing level of detail to much of the game and yet it can still be played on a modest PC.

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Simcity on the OLPC XO

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In 1991, DUX Software licensed the rights to port Maxis Software's SimCity to Unix. Don Hopkins, working then as a contractor for DUX, rewrote the Mac version of the game to run on numerous Unix platforms. More recently, John Gilmore, an advisor to the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative, suggested the idea to Hopkins of bringing the game to the OLPC's XO laptop. Hopkins told SimCity creator Will Wright, who was enthusiastic about the idea and got the ball rolling at Electronic Arts, the current owner of Maxis.

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Top 10 free Linux 3D games

http://gamesuy.blogspot.com

Addictive 3D games for Linux users to fill their time with. These games are really good and some have won awards or have been featured on magazines. Most are cross platform and all of them completely free. You don’t have to use ‘Wine’ to be able to play as they come with Linux installers.

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Risk gamers use free software to take over the world

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How are GNU/Linux users preparing for Linus Torvalds' plan of world domination? By playing free software computer games based on the classic world conquest board game Risk. You can perfect your strategy by playing the games XFrisk, TEG, or Ksirk.

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HowTo: Install 113 Amazing Fedora Games

http://vertito.blogspot.com

Here are several compiled list of graphical games available from Fedora Gaming project. These Fedora graphical games can be easily installed using RedHat/Fedora yum installation process. The games are all available from Fedora game repositories. Games listed here includes names of the game, game descriptions, game yum package name, game site or wiki info site, yum install commands and several sample videos from YouTube

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Freedomware Gamefest 2007 presents: Armagetron Advanced

http://www.freedomware-gamefest.com

For a while an unlikely entry in this year's FPS-dominated Freedomware Gamefest, Armagetron Advanced is coming up strong! It is the most unique of all games we have a tournament for. New players could mistake it for "snake in 3D", but it is so much more.

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FreeCiv - the open source Civilization clone

http://fosswire.com

In the world of turn-based strategy games, Civilization rules the roost. Or at least used to. I personally have spent a lot of hours over the years playing the original series (although I’m not much of a player any more, and never really was very ‘good’ by any decent standards).

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Top Ubuntu Linux Games

http://linuxgames07.blogspot.com

If you’ve switched to Ubuntu (as I have) or any other Linux distribution, you may consider the following free (and in most cases open-source) games, as they’ve been favorites of mine for some time now.

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Computer role-playing games for GNU/Linux

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Of all the various types of computers games out there, my favorite is the computer role-playing game, or CRPG for short. Almost everyone has heard of classic CRPGs like Ultima, Baldur’s Gate, and Fall Out, but what about free software CRPGs? In this article, I take a peek at what’s out there.

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