In the last article, we have reviewed three excellent First Person Shooters (FPS) - OpenArena, Sauerbraten and Nexuiz ............Today, we'll talk about games where you play as a human - against other humans. Our two candidates are AssaultCube and Urban Terror.Read more »
A Free Gamer update that talks about recent changes in the development of the Eisenstern. Also a video of Yo Frankie! gameplay - the Apricot Project game, as well as Vega Strike eye candy. Also a new acronym - FSFR - is introduced to the world.Read more »
"OpenAnno is a real-time strategy and economic simulation game loosely based on Sunflower's Anno series.
The first public version of OpenAnno is version 2008.1 released on October 1st, 2008. It is currently also the latest release. The project's existence can be traced all the way back to July, 7th, 2007 when OpenAnno was registered on SourceForge.net."Read more »
I'm loving Dave Rosenberg's blog even more now that he has "left" open source to contemplate starting a gaming-related company. As he demonstrates in a post about Electronic Arts' DRM shenanigans with the newly released Spore, the lessons learned from open source apply far beyond Linux and Apache:Read more »
## In this issue
* Software Freedom Day
* Happy Birthday to GNU!
* GNU Planet
* gNewSense 2.1 released
* Spring 2008 Bulletin available online
* Submit your nominations for the 2008 Free Software Awards
* On the savannah, where the gnu roam...
* DRM down under
* Free Hexen and Heretic!
* Malaysian Government Dept switches to OpenDocument
After several years of trying, members of the Doom community have succeeded in getting the source code to Heretic and its sequel, Hexen to be re-released as free software under the GNU General Public License.Read more »
Though sales of the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable are strong, there are many who use the devices exclusively for homebrew applications.Read more »
"Some folks from Free Culture at Virginia Tech came up with and, more impressively, actually started a Free Culture Gaming club! Every week Free Culture Gaming will get together to play free games online with other free culture aficionados. All of the games we play will be 100% free software and free content, as per our standards..." --
* Free Culture at Virginia Tech: http://vt.freeculture.org/
Bordeaux 1.4 was released today and its a significant upgrade over the prior 1.2 release, version 1.4 comes with support for Microsoft Office 2003, Visio 2003 and Project 2003. Version 1.4 has improved Office 2000 menu support and Cellar support fixes.
On behalf of http://www.wine-reviews.net/ we would like to welcome you to our new home. We still need to finish a few things up like the FAQs and the Links page, but for the most part this site is done. Every post that was posted on the old blog has been transferred to this new site.
Sandbox is a game design tool based on the Cube 2 engine that allows users to quickly and easily create and edit their own worlds in game, even cooperatively. It is free, open source, and easy to use for Kids and Adults.Read more »
I wanted to try some different game than the FPS where you go and chomp, shoot or saw the baddies, terrorists or aliens. While these games are fun and great for getting rid of the stress of dealing with "ID ten T" or "PEBKAC" errors all day. To satisfy this need for fantasy, control and strategy while still killing things I started browsing through the games section of the Debian repository.Read more »
I started to play Quake 3 soon after its source code was licensed under the GPL. I must admit, I didn't play it from the beginning, and I'm at best a good player, but I always enjoyed playing online some classic mode.Read more »
We've written about games for Linux many times over the years. Now we want to do something different. We hope to sponsor a Linux game tournament, but we need your input before we start nailing down the details. Rather than make an ill-informed, arbitrary decision on what game to use in the tournament, we want to get your opinions.Read more »
Warzone 2100 is a free and open source real-time strategy computer game developed by Pumpkin Studios and published by Eidos Interactive. It is often compared to Earth 2150, a Windows-only RTS game known as one of the first commercial full-3D games of its kind.Read more »