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Top 10 Addictive games on Linux

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For millions of users who are hooked onto that square-rectangular box for most part of their day, passing time becomes almost imperative sometimes. And if the source of this entertainment is addictive enough, then we are definitely talking about Computer games and especially if the games are played on an Open source platform like that of Linux. You possibly have no reason to complain.

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7 reasons to play retro titles – Puppy Arcade 7 is released

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I have spoken with the creator (Scott Jarvis) and one of the most impressive things about this distro (other than its excellent) is the enthusiasm and genuine love Scott has for emulation and people enjoying old classics on hardware that may have been otherwise written off as an “old PC”.

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More Free Games for Linux

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Back in 2007, I wrote an article on free games for Linux and thought it was time to write a bit more on the subject. Since there are so many very good games out there, I don't waste my time on games that run poorly, or aren't aesthetically appealing.

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Why you should use OpenGL and not DirectX/Direct3D

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It's common geek wisdom that standards-based websites, for instance, trounce Silverlight, Flash, or ActiveX. Cross-platform development is laudable and smart. No self-respecting geek enjoys dealing with closed-standard Word documents or Exchange servers. What kind of bizarro world is this where engineers are not only going crazy over Microsoft's latest proprietary API, but actively denouncing its open-standard competitor?

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ClanBomber arcade game lives on as Granatier

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If you played ClanBomber, you may have noticed that it is no longer maintained. Granatier is a ClanBomber clone which in turn is a Bomberman clone. Currently Granatier implements everything from Clanbomber, except the AI. The default ClanBomber maps are also included. Granatier will be released on February 9 as part of KDE Software Compilation 4.4

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Making a game with Ogre 3D

http://www.brighthub.com

This tutorial series steps you through the process of creating a 3D shoot'em'up game using the popular and powerful Ogre 3D engine. The tutorials compile on both Windows and Linux.

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Linux Gaming: Are We There Yet?

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Over the past few years, there has been a common question on the Linux vs. Windows desktop front: does the Linux desktop have the ability to play various major release games, and if so what is the performance difference between the two?

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3 Wonderful Open-Source Games to Install After Installing Ubuntu

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Based on the Quake 3 engine, World of Padman is a fun, cartoon-style first-person shooter with maps, weapons and characters inspired from the Padman series. It features nice, colourful graphics, popular modes like FFA, TDM or CTF, and weapons which will definitely make you laugh the first time you'll see them.

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Full Review: Nexuiz 2.5.2 - Free First-Person Shooter for Linux

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Nexuiz is one of the most popular shooter games which emerged after the open-sourcing of the Quake 3 engine, featuring a fast-paced game style and several game modes, like the popular DM or CTF. Nexuiz is a free, GPL-licensed, first-person shooter developed online by the Internet-based team Alientrap, and it comes with ports for Linux, Windows and Mac.

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HOWTO Setup Steam Version of Crysis on Ubuntu

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In one of my previous posts I mentioned I had the game Crysis running successfully under Cedega with a few native dll over rides. Today I am going to detail the few hoops you will need to jump through if you wish to get Crysis running on Linux.

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Openoffice.org- Play starwars galaxy easter egg in calc

http://www.unixmen.com

There is a hidden game in the Openoffice Spreadsheet program Calc, the game is an Easter Egg that let’s you play a simple version of Space Invaders, titled StarWars Galaxy, so if you are working with openoffice and you need a break, you do know what to do ;).

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Interview With Frictional Games – Amnesia

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Frictional Games the developers of the horror Penumbra series recently revealed the title of their next project – Amnesia : The Dark Descent which I wrote about earlier. For this special event I interviewed the developers about their next title.

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Linux Got Game: Blob Wars ( Blob And Conquer)

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I really love playing arcade games from time to time so while looking for other interesting and entertaining games, I bumped into Blob Wars and never hesitated to check it out.Blob And Conquer is the latest version of Blob Wars and is a sequel to Metal Blob Solid.

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How Necessary Is Windows Part 5 Crossover

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After 16 years of dogged work, Wine actually works pretty well. Part of its success is due to a remarkable cooperation between the Wine project and a commercial software house in St. Paul named Codeweavers. Codeweavers sells a $40 deployment, management utility for Wine called Crossover, which basically makes Wine noob friendly.

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CXGames 8.1 Zombie Mallard Overview

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Left 4 Dead 2 was one of the most anticipated games of 2009. Even before its full release the good people over at Codeweavers where hard at work making sure their CXGames software would be ready to allow Linux and Mac gamers everywhere to fully enjoy this latest edition to Valve's source games. Less than twenty four hours after L4D2 hit shelves CXGames 8.1 was released.

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