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0 A.D. Releases Alpha Build, Launches PPA

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workswithu.com: The dreams of Ubuntu users looking for commercial-quality games that run natively on Linux came a little closer to fulfillment this week, as the open-source project 0 A.D. pushed out its first alpha release.

Reviewed: Pandora Console

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tuxradar.com: If you're familiar with the original GP2X and GP2X Wiz, the Linux-based handhelds produced by Korean techno-alchemists Game Park Holdings, you'll be acutely aware of just how close they came to greatness. Interestingly, some of the guys set about creating their own dream machine.

XreaL Is Switching To The Enemy Territory Engine

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phoronix.com: Besides ioquake3 already working to utilize the fresh Enemy Territory and Return To Castle Wolfenstein code, the main developer behind XreaL is also utilizing this code in his open-source project and is in fact switching away from the vanilla Quake 3 engine to using the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory engine.

Oh hey Wolf:ET Source

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linuxgames.com: Carmack mentioned during the speech that the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory source code is being released today:

Top 8 Games For 'Non-Gamers' in Linux

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techdrivein.com: I am not a serious gamer at all. If you want to see me totally disoriented, play an FPS game in front of me. But then there are always these silly games for people like me. Here is a quick list of my favorite time wasters or puzzle games or whatever you call it.

Quake2 engine day ;)

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freegamer.blogspot: Believe it or not Quake2 is alive and kicking... and its engine is featuring some of the very best open-source games!

5 More Linux Games

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  • 5 More Linux Games You Probably Haven’t Played
  • The Chzo Mythos For GNU/Linux Released

Thousands Play Starcraft 2 on Linux

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I play Starcraft 2 on Linux and apparently I'm not the only one.

Some puzzle games

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  • Some puzzle games
  • Lots of Gaming Lushness

10 Websites for Puzzles, Brain Teasers and Riddles

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makeuseof.com: Riddle me this, riddle me that… So goes the popular line from one of superhero fiction’s most popular villains. And we are hooked as The Riddler plots Batman’s downfall with a riddle. That’s the hook that a good riddle delivers.

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