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More lightweight diversions

http://kmandla.wordpress.com

I have spent the past few days poking around the Internet, looking for console-based diversions. I have little to report that isn’t common knowledge, really. On the other hand, there are some very good games that don’t require as much thought.

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Nintendo DSi: Defective by DESiGN.

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"In November, Nintendo released the DSi console in Japan. Next month, the rest of the world will be hit by this console. Similar to the previous Nintendo DS and DS Lite consoles, the DSi has two screens and the ability to access WiFi networks.

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Nexuiz 2.5 Raises The Bar For Open-Source Gaming

http://www.phoronix.com

Nearly a year ago Nexuiz 2.4 was released and it offered impressive graphics along with a new menu design, improved networking performance, reduced memory usage, and many other enhancements to this open-source game. The developers behind this first person shooter have now outdone themselves again with the release of Nexuiz 2.5.

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Python everywhere: computer games

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This is the second article in my Python everywhere series and covers the use of Python in computer games.

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Review: Battle for Wesnoth 1.6

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

After more than a year of constant development, The Battle for Wesnoth 1.6 was put out on March 22. This release comes with new graphics and unit portraits, a new campaign, called 'Legend of Wesmere', the possibility to log into the multiplayer with the forum account, and many, many other improvements.

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PlayOnLinux has a new server and website

http://www.wine-reviews.net

Today I announce to you the transfer of PlayOnLinux to a new server. We have taken this opportunity to give the website a little makeover. What's new: A brand new front page, all made up and pretty. A complete, rewritten documentation. The forum has undergone some changes as well, with a search feature.

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First-Person Shooter Games for Linux III: Urban Terror

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

This article is part of the first-person shooter games reviews I'm putting up. Until now I talked about Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, ioQuake3, UT2004, Nexuiz and OpenArena. I will dedicate this edition entirely to Urban Terror, a great first-person shooter game which was initially developed as a Quake 3 mod and evolved into a powerful and fast standalone game.

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Battle For Wesnoth Gets New Campaign, Graphics

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For those interested in turn-based strategy games, Battle For Wesnoth 1.6 is now available on Linux and other supported platforms. This major update to Battle For Wesnoth brings a new campaign (called The Legend of Wesmere), many multi-player improvements, improved game graphics, new terrain types, user-interface improvements, and an improved map editor.

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Open Source Artillery / Worm Game Clones

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

Worms/Scorched Earth/Gorillas/Tank Wars inspired open source games get listed and quick-reviewed by Charlie in this article.

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Gaming in Linux

http://brajeshwar.com

Currently, Linux might not have as many games as Windows probably has but fact that Linux has a strong community of developers in its periphery shows a better future.

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Hedgewars Turn-Based Strategy Game

http://tombuntu.com

If you have played and liked the open source Worms clone Wormux, then you should definitely try Hedgewars. It's a turn-based strategy game featuring teams of hedgehogs battling on destructible terrain. Hedgewars includes lots of fun weapons, great sound effects, can generate random maps or play pre-made ones, and includes a good computer AI as well as online play.

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Play Games Inside Your Linux Terminal

http://www.makeuseof.com

So you spend most of your time on the terminal? Just entered a few commands? Feeling bored? How about some command line games? Yep, there are some oldies but goldies you can delve into for a little recreation on the terminal.

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PlayOnLinux 3.4 Released

http://www.wine-reviews.net

PlayOnLinux version 3.4 has been released and it has some long awaited new features and as always bug fixes and tweaks. Also a new version of the PlayOnLinux website will be coming soon, so keep a eye on the site for these future updates.

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Better Than Solitaire: Frozen Bubble

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The best Linux-native productivity killer around .

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CrossOver Games 7.2.0 for both Mac and Linux Released

http://www.wine-reviews.net

Jeremy White the CEO of CodeWeavers announced the release of CrossOver Games 7.2.0 for Mac and Linux. Below is the message Jeremy sent to their announce mailing list.

Hi Folks,

I am happy to announce that we have now released version 7.2.0 of CrossOver Games, for both the Mac and for Linux.

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