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Explore open source games Glest and FreeCol

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techrepublic.com: Mention the phrase open source and, odds are, the thing that pops into most peoples’ minds is usually Linux or possibly OpenOffice. While all of those are good examples of open source, there is more to life than work; occasionally, you need to capture a city or throw a fireball or two just to relax.

Linux Versions Of Grubby Games Discontinued

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linux-hardcore.com: Troy Hepfner the president of My Game Company has posted sad news on the Linux Hardcore forums regarding GNU/Linux versions of Grubby Games

Galcon Fusion – Review

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lgn.linux-hardcore.com: When Galcon Fusion was released for GNU/Linux I thought it was another of those simple games that I will play for 10 minutes and lose interest very quickly – but I was so wrong…

Codeweavers Crossover Games Rules

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wine-reviews.net: After being a computer game fiend for almost all of my childhood up until early college, since moving exclusively to using a Macbook, I have been absent from the gaming world for quite some time. I eventually stumbled on the wonder that is Crossover.

John Carmack Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

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tomshardware.com: John Carmack, one of the geniuses in 3D gaming technology will be recognized in March at 2010 Game Developers Choice Awards for his lifetime of achievement.

Quake Live Tips

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biodegradablegeek.com: Quake Live is a free, manly game to play. QL is a version of Quake 3 that runs as a browser plugin for Firefox, Safari, and IE. It features a skill-matched game finder, a friend’s system, and other modern features.

7 reasons to play retro titles – Puppy Arcade 7 is released

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openbytes.wordpress: I have spoken with the creator (Scott Jarvis) and one of the most impressive things about this distro (other than its excellent) is the enthusiasm and genuine love Scott has for emulation and people enjoying old classics on hardware that may have been otherwise written off as an “old PC”.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent – Teaser, Web Site & Pre-order

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linux-hardcore.com: From the makers of the Penumbra series comes a brand new survival horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Today we are happy to announce the release of the game’s web site and a first look at actual in-game footage, in the form of a horrifying teaser.

Cyan Worlds Revives Myst Online, Moots Shift to Open-Source

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wired.com: After two years of downtime, Cyan Worlds relaunched its star-crossed MMO Myst Online this week. Cyan Worlds retained the rights to the game, and says on its official web site that its plans are to make it an open-source project.

Natural Selection 2 and GNU/Linux

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linux-hardcore.com: One of the Unknown Worlds developers, Max has posted a blogpost about the GNU/Linux port for their upcoming game Natural Selection 2.

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