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FreeBSD: A Faster Platform For Linux Gaming Than Linux?

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phoronix.com: FreeBSD provides a Linux binary compatibility layer that allows 32-bit Linux binaries to be natively executed on this BSD operating system. Linux binary compatibility on FreeBSD allows Linux-only applications to be executed in a near seamless manner, even for games.

Germany Lifts ‘Doom’ Ban After 17 Years

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  • Germany Lifts ‘Doom’ Ban After 17 Years – Toast Demons To Celebrate
  • Gametype-Revolution 0.70
  • 5 Roguelike games
  • Unity GNU/Linux Exporter Update
  • Salem : New Crafting MMO for Linux Previewed at Gamescom 2011
  • Dungeons of Dredmor still coming to Linux!
  • Mari0 : Super Mario Bros. with a Portal Gu
  • Tetris Meets Physics In This Crazy New Version
  • Spirited Heart Girl’s Love Is Out

The Real Texas Coming Soon To Linux

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  • The Real Texas Coming Soon To GNU/Linux
  • 'Blocks That Matter' Wins $40,000 in Dream.Build.Play 2011 Competition
  • Sintel - The Game
  • Another Studio Is Working On A Unigine-Based Game
  • Pax Britannica

Marball Odyssey Released For GNU/Linux

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  • Marball Odyssey Released For GNU/Linux
  • Oil Rush is now available in the Software Center!
  • Incognito 3.9 Released

My Favorite Little Games

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ostatic.com: "Little games" is a term I use to describe those that are quick to start, easy to play, and quick to exit. These are the ones that usually come installed by default with most Linux distributions. Some have GNOME and KDE counterparts, but all are fun. Here are a few of my favorites.

Building With Someone Else's Blocks: Going Open Source With Games

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gamasutra.com: While commercial products are rarely open source, many different projects have explored the possibilities of opening up the code to the community -- and in this feature, Gamasutra looks at some examples and speaks to the minds behind them.

It's a Roll of the Dice for Linux Game Makers

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linuxinsider.com: If you had the option to pick your own price for a computer game that only runs on your Linux rig, would you pay to play? Not if you are a typical Linux gamer. At least, that's the popular perception of fans of free and open source software.

Wholesome Threesome on Tux4Kids

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unixmen.com: Well if you want your children to enjoy exploring educational concepts then Tux4kids is the distro for you. It offers that elusive technology platform with which your kids will feel at home and you will have the flexibility to customize it to match their growing needs.

Linux Free Mega Games Pack

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dedoimedo.com: Free Mega Games Pack (FreeMGP) Vol. 1 for Linux is an endeavor by LastOS team at cyvoc.net to create a free mega compilation of open-source and freeware games with light system requirements.

Game Drift Linux review

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linuxuser.co.uk: Could this be the first truly viable Linux-based PC gaming OS? Russell Barnes takes Game Drift for a spin…

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