From Fedora Project Wiki

This page needs some love
This page should be revised or reconstructed to be more helpful. Problems may include being out of step with current team or project status or process.

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 3D Cube Icon.png are games that may require a 3D accelerated graphics card.


Action Games

Action: First Person Shooters

  • freedoom - A new set of episodes for DOOM2. 3D Cube Icon.png
  • bzflag - Tank versus tank in a battle of mayhem and strategy 3D Cube Icon.png
  • openarena - Open source first person shooter based on Quake III Arena 3D Cube Icon.png
  • tremulous - First Person Shooter game based on the Quake 3 engine 3D Cube Icon.png
  • xonotic - Xonotic, formerly known as Nexuiz, is a first-person shooter based on the Darkplaces engine, built on OpenGL technology. 3D Cube Icon.png
  • Red Eclipse - Red Eclipse is an opensoure first person shooter that runs on the Cube Engine 2. 3D Cube Icon.png
  • Warsow - Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely free, fast-paced first-person shooter

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.
  • openclonk - Multiplayer action, tactics and skill game

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 3D Cube Icon.png
  • xpilot-ng - A multiplayer space shooter
  • xscorch - Tanks fighting other tanks
  • tecnoballz - A Brick Busting game
  • xblast
  • Frozen Bubble - Brick / Bubble burst game like Dr.Mario

Card Games

Platform Games

  • L'Abbaye des Morts - Platform game set in 13th century
  • Abe's Amazing Adventure - A side-scrolling arcade game akin to the old C64 games
  • The Legend of Edgar - Edgar must battle his way across the world, solving puzzles and defeating powerful enemies to achieve his quest.
  • SDL Asylum - Young Sigmund has a few problems. To help him resolve his mental instability you must enter the surreal world of his inner mind and shut down the malfunctioning brain cells. A port of Andy Southgate's 1994 Acorn Archimedes platform shooter.
  • supertux - A classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game


  • gnubik - 3D interactive graphics puzzle
  • kubrick - Puzzle cube solving game
  • 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! 3D Cube Icon.png
  • pipepanic - Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given
  • Mine Detector - a mine-finding game with somewhat different rules from other mine-finding games
  • Gnome Mines - Mines (previously gnomine) is a puzzle game where you locate mines floating in an ocean.


  • 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 3D Cube Icon.png
  • rogue - The original terminal-based role playing game
  • ularn - Another roguelike rpg
  • crawl - Roguelike dungeon exploration game

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

Scrolling Shooters

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


  • CorsixTH - Open source clone of Theme Hospital
  • lincity-ng - City Simulation Game
  • vegastrike - An OpenGL 3d space trade/combat simulation in the spirit of Elite. 3D Cube Icon.png
  • VDrift - Open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind.
  • Pioneer - A game of lonely space adventure


Sports: Racing


  • 0 A.D. - A free, open-source game of ancient warfare Website
  • Battle for Wesnoth - Turn-based Tactics and Strategy Game with a Fantasy Theme!
  • warzone2100 - 3D single and multiplayer realtime strategy... formerly commercial Website
  • freeciv - World conquest Website
  • freecol - Colonization-like strategy game Website
  • megaglest - 3D real time strategy game website
  • gnugo - Text-based Go program Website
  • grhino - Reversi game for GNOME Website
  • quarry - Multi-purpose board game GUI Website
  • qascade - Classic puzzle game Website
  • netpanzer - An Online Multiplayer Tactical Warfare Game222 Website
  • OpenClonk - 2D sidescroller with sandbox landscapes Website
  • spring - Multiplayer, 3D realtime strategy combat gameWebsite
  • 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 Website

Utilities and Engines

  • nazghul - An old-school RPG engine
  • prboom - Doom/Doom2/Heretic game engine 3D Cube Icon.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.