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DOSBox, a multiplatform PC emulator

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

DOSBox is a freely available, cross-platform PC emulator. Rather than attempting to be the technology leader as a business-orientated virtualization environment like VMware or Qemu, DOSBox instead offers a rich set of features aimed at closely recreating the behaviour of a retro gaming PC.

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Nexuiz shoots to the top of gaming list

http://www.linux.com

After I reviewed Alien Arena last year, some readers criticized my choice of that first-person shooter (FPS) as the best free software game I had played. Several suggested Nexuiz would have been a better choice. At the time, I had not played it. Now that I have tried Nexuiz 2.4, it has become my favorite free software FPS.

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Highly Addictive Puzzle/Arcade Games for Linux

http://www.junauza.com

When I have a few spare time or just want to loosen up a bit, I always indulge myself into playing some computer games. Since most of my extra time is very limited, I usually pick those that are less stressful and less time consuming. I go for the old-fashioned and graphics card-friendly puzzle and arcade games.

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PlayOnLinux 2.7 released

http://wine-review.blogspot.com

PlayOnLinux 2.7 was released today with the addition of a plugin manager to add customized scripts to the ever evolving Wine tool.

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My kids Top 6 Linux games

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We are leaving for a short vacation week, I’ve been begged not to leave my laptops at home. Here are the reasons why

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Open Source Game Review: Alien Arena 2008

http://www.raiden.net

Alien Arena is an open source First Person Shooter (FPS) that takes the fun extraterrestrial theme of games like Area 51 and combines it with the hard hitting deathmatch action of great shooters such as Quake and Unreal Tournament.

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ManiaDrive - a (slightly crazy) arcade car game

http://fosswire.com

ManiaDrive describes itself as “an arcade car game on acrobatic tracks, with a quick and nervous gameplay (tracks almost never exceed one minute)” and also as a clone of Trackmania.

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TeeWars becomes TeeWorlds, Gets "Free-er" License, Stays Fun

http://mrcopilot.blogspot.com

A game I reviewed a while back, TeeWars has updated to a newer version 0.40 along with the updated weapons physics and gameplay comes a new name, TeeWorlds, and a new License. This was followed quickly by a bugfix release 0.4.1 a few days later.

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Games at Google Summer of Code 2008

http://www.linux-gamers.net

Google has published a list of mentoring organizations and projects for Google Summer of Code 2008. Quite a few gaming and gaming-related projects have made it again this year

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SuperTuxKart version 0.4 released

http://sourceforge.net

The official 0.4 version of SuperTuxKart has just been released. Most important improvement is the usage of the bullet physics engine, which is now responsible for all collision handling. Additionally, the AI has been improved, you can look back now, a new kart (wilber) was added, some tracks were significantly improved, and new music was included.

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CodeWeavers to release CrossOver Games

http://wine-review.blogspot.com

Today while browsing around the CodeWeavers site I came across the 2008 CrossOver roadmap that was posted by Jeremy White the CEO of CodeWeavers. About three paragraphs into the roadmap Jeremy reveals that they plan to release a gaming product in the next couple weeks, called CrossOver Games.

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Revvin' Up Your Linux Box!

http://www.cookingwithlinux.com

Nothing says high performance like a good race. Got your Linux box? Got a good accelerated video card as well? Then get yourself these great racing games, get behind the wheel, and drive!

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Why I Think Games Aren't a Focus on Linux

http://penguinpetes.com

It is perhaps a sign of advancement of Linux as a platform that people are starting to seriously ask the question: "Where are the Linux gamers?" Just recently, I've seen Mad Penguin ask it, followed by this indie-game developer's blog. The question also got batted around on Slashdot.

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Create Games the Easy Way with Pygame

http://junauza.blogspot.com

Pygame is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for writing video games. It includes computer graphics and sound libraries designed to be used with the Python programming language.

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Free Racing Games: Guide to Free Open Source Games, Part 4

http://www.associatedcontent.com

The thrill of speeding along at over 100 miles an hour or the danger of crashing into another vehicle traveling at similar speeds is a feeling most of us will hopefully be unable to experience in our daily lives. There is of course one way to live out our white knuckle fantasies, Virtually.

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