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Blub Volley – a nice little volleyball game for Ubuntu

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A reader by the name of Markus sent us an email to let us know of Blub Volley, a small, free and fun volleyball game.

The gameplay itself is fairly easy to understand and it doesn’t take long before you’re controlling your ‘blub’ around the playing field, bouncing the ball back over the net as in traditional volleyball.

While the game is fun, it does lack a certain polish with a rather complicated game setup menu that makes it harder than necessary to set up a game with more options than you need, and some strange behavior in-game (it’s possible to jump over the net into the opposition side) and slightly unpredictable physics.

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