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== Action Games ==
== Action Games ==

Revision as of 14:40, 14 February 2009

Fedora Gaming

Contrary to what many people may think, there is a growing number of Free and open source games available for Linux. From first-person shooters to RPGs to card games to puzzles and roguelikes, there is plenty to do if you don't feel like working.

A sampling of the current games available from Fedora are listed here. All games are open source, and are free to download and play! Entries marked with Important.png are 3D games that may require a 3D accelerated graphics card.


Action Games

  • Wormux - 2D Convivial Mass Murder Game!

Action: First Person Shooters

  • freedoom - A new set of episodes for DOOM2. Important.png
  • bzflag - Tank versus tank in a battle of mayhem and strategy Important.png
  • openarena - Open source first person shooter based on Quake III Arena Important.png
  • tremulous - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine (*)

Adventure/action games

  • freedink - 2D adventure/rpg where you save the world and harm animals; it's also an engine/editor for around 100 fan-made additional adventures
  • scummvm - A Engine that runs Retro-Adventuregames.

Arcade and Classic Games

  • bsd-games - A collection of 42 classic text based games including 'adventure' and 'wump'
  • freedroid - Clone of the C64 game Paradroid
  • lacewing - Another multiplayer space shooter
  • overgod - Another multiplayer space shooter
  • scorched3d - 3D accelerated version of Scorched Earth Important.png
  • xpilot-ng - A multiplayer space shooter
  • xscorch - Tanks fighting other tanks
  • tecnoballz - A Brick Busting game

Card Games

  • poker2d - 2-D poker client for poker-network servers
  • poker3d - OpenGL poker client to play on a poker-network server

Platform Games


  • pengupop - Networked Game in the vein of Move/Puzzle Bobble!
  • tong - An odd mixture of multiple arcade games
  • neverball - Table tilt game, Roll a ball through an obstacle course with your mouse! Important.png
  • pipepanic - Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given


  • haxima - An old-school RPG game built on the Nazghul game engine
  • nethack - Hunt for the Amulet of Yendor
  • nethack-vultures - Enhanced version of NetHack and Slash'EM Important.png
  • rogue - The original terminal-based role playing game
  • ularn - Another roguelike rpg

RPG: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG)

  • crossfire - 2D Multiplayer RPG, similar to the 'Gauntlet' arcade game
  • ember - 3D client for WorldForge Important.png
  • The Mana World - A free open source 2D MMORPG in development!

Scrolling Shooters

  • powermanga - An Arcade Shoot'Em'Up Game!
  • raidem - A fast-paced 2d top-down shoot'em up


  • lincity-ng - City Simulation Game
  • vegastrike - An OpenGL 3d space trade/combat simulation in the spirit of Elite. Website Important.png


Sports: Racing

  • ppracer - Tux the Penguin belly-racing down a mountainside Important.png


  • Battle for Wesnoth - Turn-based Tactics and Strategy Game with a Fantasy Theme!
  • 8Kingdoms - 8 Kingdoms is a 3D turn-based fantasy strategic game in which players become kings, build their empires and conquer enemy kingdoms.
  • freeciv - World conquest
  • freecol - Colonization-like strategy game
  • glest - 3D real time strategy game (website , screenshot ) Important.png
  • gnugo - Text-based Go program
  • grhino - Reversi game for GNOME
  • quarry - Multi-purpose board game GUI
  • qascade - Classic puzzle game
  • netpanzer - An Online Multiplayer Tactical Warfare Game222
  • uqm - The Ur-Quan Masters, a port of the classic game Star Control II - Needs large amount of data downloaded from a third party to run

Utilities and Engines

  • nazghul - An old-school RPG engine
  • prboom - Doom/Doom2/Heretic game engine Important.png
  • deutex - Doom wad file manipulator
  • yadex - Doom level editor

Special Interest Group: Games

Take a look at the Fedora SIG for Games if you are interested in packaging, debugging, testing, or suggesting games. Any help will be appreciated.