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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:58 am    Post subject: Good Games Reply with quote

I would like to make a list of all relatively good games for linux (not with Wine, it costs cash) so that new users (me included) can search here, because on several websites there are just to many and most of them are ****.
I'll start:
Free & Open Source:
Glest (included in Gentoo)
Tux Racer

Shareware/Commercial:
Tribal Trouble

Do you know any others (and I'm sure you do) please post them.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 12:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Good Games Reply with quote

Portaged wrote:
not with Wine, it costs cash

Nope, it doesn't.

Anyway, the usual suspects:

Enemy Territory
Americas Army
Transport Tycoon Deluxe
LGeneral
Nexius
Decent 1/2
Eternal Lands


Unreal Tournament plain/2003/2004
Doom3

puh boy, there are so many games, and it is very subjective what are "good" ones. I guess you mean complex or costly ones.
Well i tryed my best :)
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another vote for the UT series

Also Doom3 and Quake 4 are particularly good...
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WineX costs 5 dollars a month, doesn't it?
And with good games I do not mean costy ones, I even prefer Open Source, I like to mod.
And what's a good game... I think Tux Racer is really good, it's (looks) simple and it's fun.
But do you know a good strategy game? I found Tribal Trouble (it costs money) and Glest. But I think Glest is to 'serious'. Tribal Trouble is fun but with the small amount of units and buildings it quickly gets boring...
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Portaged wrote:
WineX costs 5 dollars a month, doesn't it?


What about wine? It 's just what you're looking for :)
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's the diference between Wine and WineX?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WineX (now Cedega) is a commercial implementation of Wine which has much better support for gaming related APIs from windows ie. Direct3d

see the Transgaming site for more details
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Portaged wrote:
But do you know a good strategy game?

I'm very fond of Wesnoth. I think you ought to search the forum a bit, there are several threads about good games...
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

enemy territory , rtcw, quake 3 rulez :twisted:
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Free:
Torcs
Angband
Critical Mass
Chromium BSD
Supertux
Tuxkart
BillardGL
FooBillard
zsnes(emulator) + roms
mupen64(emulator) + roms
Wesnoth
Planeshift(MMORPG)

Commercial:
Unreal Tournament 2003
Unreal Tournament 2004
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Quake 2
Quake 3
Quake 4
Doom 3
Neverwinter Nights
Descent 3
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would say UT2k4 plus with the MOD AlienSwarm (the mod is in portage btw)

That game is just great
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I would say UT2k4 plus with the MOD AlienSwarm (the mod is in portage btw)

That game is just great


Also try Red Orchestra (also in portage) if you fancy something a bit more realistic - They also won the 'Make something Unreal' contest for best mod...

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

although not deep or sophisticated, i would say neverball is one of the best time waster games out there. Gotta love it ;-) Comes packaged with neverputt, which isint as fun.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think neverputt is a good game, and my dad loves it. :D
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

golf is much to...civilized... :D
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

crazedcougar wrote:
although not deep or sophisticated, i would say neverball is one of the best time waster games out there. Gotta love it ;-) Comes packaged with neverputt, which isint as fun.

Damn! Never thought of something similar... This game is pure gore :P It is really a cool time waster for those dead moments when you have to wait for some silly download to finish, I will make some experiments to check whether it is better to play it drunken or not :P :twisted:
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

crazedcougar wrote:
golf is much to...civilized... :D


Golf: The perfect way to spoil a perfect walk
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I will make some experiments to check whether it is better to play it drunken or not :P :twisted:


how about high? Have yet to try this myself. :twisted:
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm sure your ability to play deminishes equally.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 2:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aynjell wrote:
I think neverputt is a good game, and my dad loves it. :D


I just played neverputt. I think it is the most frustrating game I've ever played. I promptly got rid of all traces of it on my computer. It made me want to take my imaginary putter and break it over someones head then throw it off the course so it can land in "the void" with all of the balls I putted there.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 4:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do we really need ANOTHER thread on good games on linux. Really, just search this forum.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dunno. I keep finding new games in the Portage tree from threads like this. :)
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

F/OSS:
Sopwith
Nethack

Commercial:
Uplink
Darwinia
Defcon (When the linux version is out, should be by the end of 2006)
Anything else released by Introversion by the time you read this

UT Series++
Quake series++

Under Wine:
Total Annihilation
Eve Online (tho I don't 100% trust it yet, they seem to be making good progress tho)

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edit: urgh! I always forget bbcode hates quotes
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

- Trackballs
- Fish Fillets (but it becomes quite hard after some levels)
- Armagetron Advanced (really cool if you play it on the internet)
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll only list ones not mentioned:
(All free and Open Source)

Tremulous - Open source (Previously Q3 mod) Alien V.S. Human FPS-style game.
Xmoto - Arcade motocross game, very addictive and every day there are new maps. Anyone can make a map & submit, highscores, skins, etc.
Xmame - Emulate all of your favorite arcade games (Metal slug ftw)
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