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5 best open source board games to play online
Board games have seen a resurgence in recent years, and Linux has a good range of board games to choose from. There is a credible implementation of Catan called Pioneers. But for my favourite implementations of classic board games to play online, check out the recommendations below.

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  • Adventure Game Biege
    completed Zelda old school SNES style single player and multiplayer adventure game in Java . It stars a dwarven warrior on a quest to collect crystals for his king. A skillfull lizard ranger joins him in mulitplayer mode
  • Brawl Ball
    a game of football based on the rules of the fantasy football game, Blood Bowl®. Currently in its initial release (0.1), Brawl Ball supports the full "basic" Blood Bowl ruleset
  • Domino on Acid
    a colorful variant of dominoes with weird tiles, a simple matching game to play during lunch breaks. But hidden behind this façade are the inference rules of natural deduction, so that every solved level represents a proof of a tautology
  • EGachine
    EGachine is an JavaScript game engine focused on 2D multi-player (networked) games. The idea is to provide a tool for learning by writing computer games. EGachine is based upon a simple extensible JavaScript shell (EJS) and different modules providing functionality required for programing games.
  • FishWorld
    a simple and amusing point and click Java applet game
  • GCP
    Game Control Program: a highly modular tool to administrate games servers, especially Quake servers
  • Gnusto
    a JavaScript-based interpreter for Z-machine adventure games, as produced in the 1980s by Infocom and in recent times by the Inform compiler
  • Hoverbots
    robots with an artificial intelligence fight each other in a 3D environment. The AI is coded by the competitors in any language. Robots can create drones with up to the same functionality as the robot, or simply as bombs
  • Jake2
    a Java 3D game engine. It is a port of the GPL?d Quake2 game engine from id Software
  • JGachine
    JGachine is a networked game engine for 2D multi-player (networked) games. JGachine is written in Java and C++.
  • Jorillas
    Jorillas is intended to be an implementation of the well known QBasic game Gorillas (with some added spice).
  • JSpringies
    a mass and spring simulation system written in pure Java
  • MUSoSu
    MUSoSu is a free software project for playing, solving, and generating Sudoku games. It emphasizes both solving Sudoku's simulating methods used by hyman solvers and generating Sudoku problems that don't require trial and error methods to be solved. MUSoSu is partly themeable and platform independent.
  • Robocode
    a fun programming game that teaches Java by letting you create Java "Robots," real Java objects that battle it out onscreen against other robots
  • ROMBrowser
    will eventually be a java based ROM file organizer
  • The Tao of Soccer
    a multi-player real time soccer simulation game. In this game, human controlled soccer players compete with or cooperate with AI controlled soccer players. The game is implemented in Java using client-server architecture
  • Tracksail
    a small game where you guide a small boat through a track competing for the fastest time with other players
  • Vermin ExTerminator
    a 2D real-time first-person shooter. Little worms (vermins) fight against each other using hand guns, rifles, grenades or rockets. In other words the game is mix of liero and a real-time worms. The game is written in Java with LWJGL as OpenGL and OpenAL interface. The development is open source and still in progress and till now Vermin ExTerminator is only in alpha version
  • Volleyball Manager
    (commercial) Volleyball Manager supports the planning, processing, and documentation of volleyball tournaments and leagues. An automatic scheduler generates an optimized schedule which can be freely modified.

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