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Free Games for Linux

Oct 22, 2007, 22:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Diehl)

"When people talk about computer gaming these days, they invariably mean commercial games running on a Windows platform. Few people realize that Linux can be more than just a very good Web or file server. Even fewer people are aware of the many open-source or otherwise freely available games available for Linux.

"I'm not really a serious gamer, but I do occasionally enjoy a good diversion. Over the years, I've encountered some very good games and about as many duds. Some of the games I highlight in this article require OpenGL in order to run. Others have multiplayer capability. A few will run on a quite modest Linux workstation. All of them are fun and worth installing and playing..."

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