Video Games

All work and no play makes the developer a dull boy! Because of that, here is a few quality open source video games.

Single Player Rouge-Like Dungeon Exploration Game With ASCII Graphics

Official page: http://www.nethack.org/

sudo pacman -S nethack

Turn-Based Tactical Strategy Game With a High Fantasy Theme

Official page: https://www.wesnoth.org/

sudo pacman -S wesnoth

Real-Time Strategy Game On a Future Earth

Official page: https://wz2100.net/

sudo pacman -S warzone2100

The installation package misses the original video files, which you can get at SourceForge.

Place the downloaded sequences.wz file inside ~/.warzone2100-<VERSION>, where <VERSION> is the version of Warzone, e.g. “2.3” or “3.1” not “3.1.3”.

Turn-Based Strategy Artillery Game Similar To Worms

Official page: http://www.hedgewars.org/

sudo pacman -S hedgewars

Turn-Based Space Empire And Galactic Conquest (4x) Computer Game

Official page: http://www.freeorion.org

pacaur -S freeorion

Red Alert Engine Using .NET/Mono and OpenGL

Official page: http://www.openra.net

Despite the statement that OpenRA is a game engine, it will prompt you to download the full games. This will allow you to play a full open source clone of the popular games like the Tiberian Dawn, Dune 2000 and Red Alert. Since it is an open source project which is actively maintained, the games have a massive improvements over the originals!

sudo pacman -S openra

Engine for Running Transport Tycoon Deluxe

Official page: http://www.openttd.org

sudo pacman -S openttd

Despite the statement that OpenTTD is a game engine, it will prompt you to download graphics, sounds and music. This will allow you to play a full open source clone of the popular Transport Tycoon Deluxe game. Since it is an open source project which is actively maintained, it comes with massive improvements over the original!

Clone of Voxlap Ace of Spades

Official page: http://openspades.yvt.jp/

pacaur -S openspades

3D Game Similar To Super Monkey Ball

Official page: http://neverball.org/

sudo pacman -S neverball