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Fedora Games WishList

  • aleph one - GPL first person shooter, full data can be freely (gratis) downloaded (use autodownloader)
  • fgrun - A graphical frontend to run FlightGear Flight Simulator.
  • freeorion - moo rewrite
  • Fuego - Text based (GTP) Go player using Monte-Carlo tree search. Best together with GoGui.
  • GoGui is a graphical user interface to programs that play the board game Go and support the Go Text Protocol, such as gnugo and Fuego.
  • KTuberling - a "potato editor" game for kids
  • LGames - LTris should be renamed perhaps to be included (it is now in RPM Fusion). LGeneral cannot be packaged - requires abandonware files. Barrage, LBrickbuster2, LMarbles are in Fedora. LPairs being reviewed.
  • Micropolis - Freed version of SimCity
  • oolite - elite remake
  • PokerTH is a poker game written in C++/QT4. You can play the popular "Texas Hold'em" poker variant against up to six computer-opponents or play network games with people all over the world.
  • Quake 3 based games that uses bundles a early version of the Xreal engine
  • Race - 3D top view racing game (warning upstream is dead)
  • Race into Space - full opensource release of a once closed source game, including vorbis sounds / music and theora videos!
  • tyrquake - Conservative Quake 1 engine (initial SRPM, needs desktop entry/icon, integration with autodownloader for data files)
  • UFO2000 is free and opensource turn based tactical squad simulation multiplayer game.
  • Unknown Horizons Unknown Horizons is a 2D realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy.
  • Vacuum - Vacuum Magic is a fast-paced action game. The point of the game is using your magical vacuum field to collect food and defend against monsters. Food and certain monsters can also be spat out and used as a projectile against other monsters.
  • Xreal is baseed on Quake 3. Just a engine for now

Games with Dead upstream or other issues

The packaging of the following games is not recommended. The packager should be able to fix any reported bugs. In some cases upstreaming them is not possible so a lot of downstream patches will have to be included in the package, revival or forks of the projects are other options.

  • automaniac - 3d car deathmatch game
    • Last Release: March 2007
    • Last Commit: August 2008
  • Battles of Antargis - goodlooking free RTS Upstream is not dead, but it's not very active
    • Last Release: December 2007
    • Last Commit: March 2009
  • Bloodmasters - Arcade, oldschool multiplayer and bloodshed.That's what the game Bloodmasters is about. Play with friends on your LAN or online and experience this oldschool top-down shooter. The game supports Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture The Flag and Scavenger game modes. The game is completely freeware and without ads, spyware or other unwanted garbage.
    • Last Release: February 2008
    • Last Commit: No public VCS
  • Biniax-2 puzzle game with higly original game mechanics (will need to be patched to look for datas elsewhere than beside the binary, preliminary spec here, feel free to grab)
    • Last Release: Unknown. Seems old
    • Last Commit: No public VCS
  • brickshooter - puzzle game
    • Last Release: May 2008
    • Last Commit: No public VCS
  • Dave Gnukem - platform game inspired by Duke Nukem 1 (might be too similar)
    • Last Release: August 2004
  • gillo is a two player game in a 3D ellipsoid playground
    • Last Release: July 2005
  • Go Ollie Nice platform game using TuxCap
    • Last Release: Unknown. Seems old
    • Last Commit: No public VCS
    • May not compile on x86_64
  • Kraptor is a classic shoot 'em up scroller game, where you must fight against tons of bad dudes (will need to be rebranded, raptor is a trademark for a very similar game).
    • Last Release: April 2004
  • Operation Citadel - Operation Citadel is a WWII, turn based platoon, company level war game on the Eastern Front. The game is somewhere in between CLose Combat® and Steel Panthers®.
    • Last Release: Unknown. Seems old
    • Last Commit: No public VCS
    • source is distribute as MSVC 6.0 project, I guess it will not compile, upstream seems dead
  • Open Quartz Free GPL data combined with the Quake 1 GPL engine
    • Last Release: Aug 2004
  • Open Raider. Not sure if it'd qualify, but it's a Tomb Raider clone.
    • Last Commit: 2004
  • Peg Solitaire - A simple peg-jumping game similar to Hi-Q. No idea if Hi-Q has trademark protection.
    • Last Release: Jan 2008
  • toppler - climb (jump) up a tower while avoiding the badguys
    • Last Release 2007
  • VoR - Dodge rocks until you die. "it's fast-paced, difficult and addictive." -- Linux Format
    • Deesn't seem active I may be wrong