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Kicking around the ol' soccer ball with Bygfoot

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Programming free software is tons of fun. But every so often, it’s nice to get a change from the daily grind and have some fun. That’s where Bygfoot comes in. Bygfoot is a Windows or GNU/Linux (or Macintosh via fink) compatible football (or soccer, as us Yanks call it) management game in the spirit of Football Manager (Americans and Canadians know it as Worldwide Soccer Manager).

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John Carmack not as interested in Linux (and OpenGL?)

http://www.beyond3d.com

A german publication has posted an interview with Todd Hollenshead, id Software's CEO, that reveals id Software and John Carmack are no longer as committed to Linux as they have been. Todd's words also imply that the Windows version of id Software's next game, Rage, will use Direct3D rather than OpenGL.

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Libregamewiki - The Free Software Game Wiki

http://libregamewiki.org

Hey guys! The Libregamewiki(which I run), the Free gaming encyclopedia are looking for contributors for the wiki project. The wiki launched a few weeks ago and it need your help! So far, we have over 100 articles, 1,400 edits and we're not even close to reaching Wikipedia standard. Plus we have only 10 registered users!

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Ubuntu Linux Games - Top Picks (with videos)

http://thepemberton.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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Freeciv 2.1beta6 Now Out!

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

A new beta of the upcoming Freeciv 2.1 has been released. The last major beta - beta4 - was nearly 5 months ago. There was a beta5 (uploaded a few days ago) but it was not announced due to some serious bugs. The main changes since beta4 are numerous bug and stability fixes.

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Created by charlesgoodwin 7 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 16 weeks ago
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Battle Tanks is a blast

http://www.linux.com

Finding an addictive computer game on a Friday evening can be dangerous. Instead of doing things you have been promising your wife, you spend the weekend in front of your computer playing the game and trying to explain that "this is for work." This is exactly what happened to me when I discovered Battle Tanks.

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FreeCol 0.7.1 Released

http://www.linux-gamers.net

Version 0.7.1 of FreeCol, a free/open-source Colonization clone, has been released.

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The problem on Linux/FOSS game development

http://www.linuxlookup.com

Linux has evolved to a pretty decent Desktop platform these last years. It features a fast, stable and productive work environment for various purposes.

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Created by snotbutter 7 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 18 weeks ago
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Linux Gamers’ Game List

http://fosswire.com

Finding good Linux games, whether they’re community built or commercial offerings, isn’t always that easy and that’s why icclus.org maintain a Linux Gamers’ Game List. It has 371 games listed at the time of writing.

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Review: SuperGamerVL

http://www.raiden.net

SuperGamerVL (aka SuperGamer3) is the next generation in Linux gaming live dvd's that aims to bring the fun of Linux gaming to a PC near you and help Linux geeks everywhere demonstrate to their friends that Linux really is fun and can be used for gaming. And they can do all this without installing Linux.

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Debunking Linux and its Relationship with Gaming

http://www.micahville.com

I’m tired of people who are afraid to switch to Linux because of its so called “lack of games, or at least good ones.” What I think is they just want the games they like ported to Linux instead of trying new ones. Or maybe it’s because the games are free and that is already a sign the game is bad, but I’m beginning to think quite the opposite.

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Linux gaming, part four: massive multiplayer online games

http://kahvipapu.com

"Massive Multiplayer Online Games are hugely popular nowadays, especially thanks to the World of Warcraft which brought online gaming to the mainstream. So what’s the state of online games on Linux?"

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Battle for Wesnoth is a ton of fun

http://www.linux.com

Battle for Wesnoth is an amazingly addictive 2-D turn-based strategy game with some role playing game elements thrown in for spice. It runs under Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. Wesnoth can be played solo, using one of the several single-player adventures (campaigns) available, or over the Internet with other people.

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Created by snotbutter 7 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 21 weeks ago
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Liberty Gaming: Strategies for Expanding Free Gaming

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

An article on my ideas and thought on how one might expanding the popularity of Free gaming or games that are Free softwares.

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Created by kiba 7 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Gaming In Ubuntu Feisty Fawn...

http://techystuff.info

A recent article on 10 Advantages of Ubuntu over Vista drew ridicule because “Linux doesn’t support games”. While I knew this was only a half truth, I decided to blog about it myself. It is true that you can’t run to Walmart and buy a Linux version of the newest games; Yet there are plenty of games that are worth playing in Linux.

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