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Programming Linux Games

http://get-free-book.com

This is a complete guide to developing 2D Linux games, written by the Linux gaming experts. It discusses important multimedia toolkits (including a very thorough discussion of the Simple DirectMedia Layer) and teaches the basics of Linux game programming.

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25 Top 3D Linux Games

http://sathyasays.com

One of CHIP-India’s forum members, Sujith Poojari had posted a link to 25 Top 3D games for Linux. Some of them I’ve already played like Armagetron Advanced, BZFlag, Sauerbraten, Scorched 3D, TORCS while some others unknown to me, such as Racer(been playing it recently, good graphics! controls need refinement though), PlaneShift etc. So enjoy these games and have a blast!

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Why EA games don't run on Linux

http://andrewfenn.blogspot.com

There's always numerous suggestions by different members of the Linux community on how to encourage mainstream commerical game developers to make games for the platform. Andrew Flenn asked EA why they ignore Linux as a platform.

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Game Testing Job for a Free Software Person

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

There's a job offering for testing games on the FSF's homepage. Read how this made me feel.

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Bordeaux 1.6 Released with improved Application support

Steven Edwards of the Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.6 today. Bordeaux 1.6 comes with added support for Google's Chrome Web Browser, Google Earth, Google Picasa, Trillian and Apple's Safari Web Browser. Additionally, Cellar support has improved; you can now delete and install into an existing Cellar. IE6 now installs java, shockwave and latest flash.

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Simulate This - City Building Tycoon Game Reviews

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

Welcome to a Free Gamer special! People often accuse the Free software and open source game sphere of lacking depth, that there are few good games. In 2009 Free Gamer is dedicated to dispelling this myth.

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Neverball and Neverputt

http://fosswire.com

It's been some time since the last Games post here at FOSSwire. Free software isn't all work and no play, right? We have briefly mentioned both subjects of this Games post before, in a round-up of 13 great open source games, but never in much detail - Neverball and Neverputt.

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Lincity-NG 2.0 released

http://www.floot.demon.co.uk

LinCity-NG is a city simulation game. It is a polished and improved version of the classic LinCity game. In the game, you are required to build and maintain a city. You can win the game either by building a sustainable economy or by evacuating all citizens with spaceships.

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Involve kids in free software development through play

http://syn.theti.ca

"Giving up on a position within a free software project when you know you’re no longer managing to do an effective job is a wonderfully liberating experience. Now that I have started to talk with Miriam Ruiz about handing over the Debian Jr. project, I can stop worrying about the leadership task and just have fun with it..."

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Freeciv

http://meandubuntu.wordpress.com

The other day I was looking for a game and Freeciv caught my eye. There are a number of ways to get it for Ubuntu:

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GNU FreeDink v1.08.20090109

http://lists.gnu.org

"GNU FreeDink is a humourous 2D adventure/action game. It's a portable and improved version of the Dink Smallwood game which was released as Free Software by its author Seth A. Robinson. FreeDink can run the original game as well as its extensions called Dink Modules or D-Mods for short. FreeDink also comes with a game editor called FreeDinkedit, so you can create your own world! ..."

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The Best PC Game Platform Ever (GNU/Linux)

http://www.humans-enabled.com

"...So when I speak of GNU / Linux as the ultimate gaming platform, what I mean is that games should all be made to work on a standardized software platform. This standard software platform should not be able to be controlled by any particular company..."

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GNUbik 2.3 released.

http://lists.gnu.org

"I am pleased to announce the new version of GNUbik. GNUbik is a 3D single player game, which renders a cube similar to the traditional "Rubik Cube" and invites the player to solve it..."

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Liquid War 6 - News: 0.0.5beta, playable release

http://savannah.gnu.org

"This one is playable. Local games should work, network is not fully implemented yet. There are still many outstanding bugs and missing features but it should be worth downloading and installing the game even for end-users, non-hackers players, who just want to enjoy the game..." -- Liquid War 6

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SuperTuxKart from the Libregamewiki, the Free Gaming Encyclopedia

http://libregamewiki.org

SuperTuxKart is a racing game featuring the Linux mascot Tux. It is an enhanced fork of TuxKart. The latest version of the game is 0.5 and was released on May 31th, 2008. It is written in the C++ programming language. It uses the library SDL and PLIB for graphics and OpenAL for sounds.

SuperTuxKart was worked on by the GotM team through July to December 2004.

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