Some Free Games For Linux

A round-up of fun Linux diversions.

When people talk about computer gaming these days, they invariably mean commercial games running on a Windows platform. Few people realize that Linux can be more than just a very good Web or file server. Even fewer people are aware of the many open-source or otherwise freely available games available for Linux.

Some of the games I highlight in this article require OpenGL in order to run. Others have multiplayer capability. A few will run on a quite modest Linux workstation. All of them are fun and worth installing and playing.

These Include

  • AstroMenace
  • Deadly Rooms of Death
  • WarZone 2100
  • The Battle For Wesnoth
  • Torcs
  • BZFlag
  • SauerBraten

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