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Fast Paced, Multiplayer Aerial Combat with Linux Game Altitude

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ubuntuvibes.com: Altitude is a 2D side-scrolling airplane shooter game created by Erik Measure and Karl Sabo, the founders of Nimbly Games. The game is a fierce contest of fighter planes, battling for supremacy of the skies in a fast paced combat that is way more fun than a flight simulator.

A look at StuntRally on Linux

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linuxaria.com: StuntRally is a great driving game available on Linux and Windows, the game is released under the GNU GPL license v3 .

Urban Terror: A Hollywood-Style First Person Shooter

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makeuseof.com: Urban Terror is self-described as a Hollywood tactical shooter, and values a fun experience over realism (although its realism is quite alright with default settings). Playing Urban Terror over other games such as Call of Duty has a couple of advantages.

The A.Typical RPG Released

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linuxgamingnews.org: The A.Typical RPG is a quirky game that seeks to put you in the role of a college student having the weirdest week of his life as he shapes his destiny, while trying to keep a social life and decent grades.

Indie Linux Games Featured in 'PAX 10'

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  • Two Indie Linux Games Featured in 'PAX 10' this Year
  • Helena the 3rd The Grande Finale
  • Prey 2 preview
  • Puzzle Moppet now on Gameolith
  • CrossOver 10.1.0 and CrossOver Games 10.1.1 released

Top 10 FPS Games for Linux

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techdrivein.com: Now its time for some fast paced first-person shooter (FPS) games for Linux. Quick collection of 10 FPS games for Linux (in no particular order) every Linux gamer should be aware of.

Last Tuesday

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The FSF about Free Games

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the-user.org: have noticed a new a new FSF-bulletin-article via identi.ca: The Free Game Lag by Danny Piccarillo. The article is about the lack of FLOSS games. It neglects the theory that Free Software would be an unsuitable method for game development.

The Free Game Lag

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fsf.org: There is one category of software that many see as being unsustainable as free software: Free video games have lagged behind other areas of free software, and the reasons behind this are fairly simple.

New Linux Game Store 'Gameolith' Launches with 5 Indie Titles

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  • New Linux Game Store 'Gameolith' Launches with 5 Indie Titles
  • Duke Nukem Forever sold 376,000 units in the US in June
  • Can Minecraft Change the Gaming Industry?
  • Blocks that Matter tech demo out
  • Beep Released
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