"With Christmas right around the corner at the time of writing,
I figured the season of parties, fun and games deserved a roundup
of some nice open source games."
"So let's open Santa's sack to see what presents lie inside. See
whether we've been naughty and get a lump of coal or nice and get a
juicy piece of entertainment. All software here can be found on
"...So of the three games I tried, all versions of older
classics, Quadra takes the gold medal, partly because I have always
been a serious Tetris fiend. Maelstrom gets the silver for being a
nice conversion of Asteroids, albeit it with annoying sounds and
XPete falls at the final hurdle. It would be an amusing distraction
if it didn't crash."