5 More Completely Free, Open-Source Games for Linux

Here’s the follow-up to this article which overviewed 12 free, open-source games for Linux. Some really nice games were left behind in that article, but fear not, this is an overview of 5 more free games for Linux.

Alien Arena

A completely free, complete shooter based on the CRX engine, Alien Arena takes place in futuristic environments, and comes with plenty of the usual game modes like DM or CTF.
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MegaGlest is a 3D strategy game based on Glest, with online multi-player. The gameplay somewhat resembles the WarCraft style, and it has a 3D camera with zoom in/zoom out and rotate capabilities, several factions to pick up from, units with specific traits and spells.
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FreeCiv is an empire-building strategy game that resembles the Civilization series. The latest version, 2.4.2, was released on February 8th, 2014, with a lot of fixes since 2.4.1.
Homepage | Freeciv Online


FLARE is a 2D role-playing game. FLARE stands for Free/Libre Action Roleplaying Engine and it’s a fantasy dungeon crawl with a 2D interface and a simple gameplay.


Another Civilization-like game, FreeCol is written in Java, which allows you to colonize, trade, build towns or fight your enemies. The current version seems to have problems running in Ubuntu.

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