Alien Arena 2008
Alien Arena 2008 combines some of the very best aspects of such games as Quake III and Unreal Tournament and wraps them up with a retro alien theme, while adding tons of original ideas to make the game quite unique. Read more hot
AssaultCube is based on the game Cube. It is set in a realistic looking environment, with a gameplay that stays fast and arcade like. Read more hot
(commercial) One of the finest games ever released featuring spectacular graphics and gameplay. Read more hot
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game mixing Enemy Territory and Quake 4. It is the follow up to Wolftenstein: Enemy Territory. Read more hot
Excalibur: Morgana's Revenge
Excalibur: Morgana's Revenge (EMR) is a first-person shooter game with an epic and in-depth story line. The player travels through time in the Jurassic period, Camelot period, and into the future to chase down Morgana. Using the Aleph One engine, EMR creates an amazing new world, making it an entirely fun and unique gaming experience. Read more hot
Hexen II - Hammer of Thyrion
Hammer of Thyrion is based on the original Linux Hexen II project, Anvil of Thyrion. It includes many bugfixes and some documentation. New features include: Improved sound and video modes, OpenGL glows and full screen intermissions. Read more hot
Left 4 Dead 2
(commercial) Left 4 Dead 2 is a cooperative first-person shooter video game and the sequel to Valve Corporation's award-winning Left 4 Dead. hot
Nexuiz is a fast-paced, chaotic, and intense multiplayer first-person shooter game, focused on providing basic, old style deathmatch. It is extremely modder-friendly. Nexuiz is built on the power of the Darkplaces engine, which is a heavily modified version of the original Quake. Darkplaces features realtime lighting and stencil shadows, bumpmapping, gloss, bloom, and totally rewritten network code that supports up to 64 players on a single server. Read more hot
OpenArena's gameplay is exactly the same as Quake III Arena - score frags to win the game using a balanced set of weapons each designed for different situations. Read more hot
(commercial) Quake 2 is a fantastic 3D multiplayer action game that runs under X11, SVGAlib, or OpenGL. hot
(commercial) In Quake 4 you are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad and Earth's valiant invasion force. Fight alone, with your squad, and in hover tanks and mechanized walkers as you engage in a heroic mission into the heart of the Strogg war machine. But, in this epic war between worlds, the only way to defeat the Strogg is to become one of them. Read more hot
Tremulous for Quake 3 Arena is an open source modification that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans. Players on both teams are able to build working structures in-game like an RTS. These structures provide many functions, the most important being spawning. Read more hot
True Combat is a modification to Quake III arena featuring scriptable mission objectives in maps, C4 and smoke grenades to your arsenal, realistic lens flares, glare, and flash blend effects. Read more hot
Unreal Tournament 2004
(commercial) Unreal Tournament 2004 is a multiplayer first person shooter that combines the kill-or-be-killed experience of gladiatorial combat with cutting-edge technology. Ten game modes - both team-based and "every man for himself" -- provide even the most hardcore gamer with palm-sweating challenges through unbelievably detailed indoor arenas and vast outdoor environments. As the ultimate techno-gladiator of the future, players will take their fates into their hands, battling against up to 32 other players online in action-packed, frag-filled arenas. hot
Urban Terror is a realism based "total conversion mod" for Quake III Arena. Read more hot
Warsow is a fast-paced 3D ego-shooter with colorful graphics which look like in comic (black lines around things; deliberatly surrealistic graphics) or similar to the movie "Tron". Read more hot
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is a free, stand-alone multiplayer game in which players wage war as Axis or Allies in team-based combat. It was originally planned as an add-on for Return to Castle Wolfenstein, but soon became it's own game, a separate entity with full single player, multiplayer, AI opponents and teammates. Read more hot
World of Padman
World of Padman is a multiplayer fun action shooter using the Quake 3 engine base. Read more hot
Xonotic is an arena-style first person shooter with intuitive mechanics and a wide range of weapons. Sixteen different game modes in Xonotic, including classic modes like deathmatch and capture the flag make for great gameplay. It was forked from Nexuiz. Killer App hot
0verkill is a bloody 2D action deathmatch-like game in ASCII-ART running under Linux, OS/2 and Windows. Read more
Adanaxis is fast-moving first person shooter set in deep space, where the fundamentals of space itself are changed. By adding another dimension to space this game provides an environment with movement in four directions and six planes of rotation.
Aleph One is based on the game Marathon 2 by Bungie Software. It supports, but doesn't require, OpenGL for rendering. Aleph One was originally a Mac-only game, but there is now a cross-platform version based on the Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) library, that should in theory run on all systems supported by SDL
Alien Arena 2006
AA2K6 is the latest in a series of standalone games based on a classic Sci-Fi theme with a modern, updated visual experience. With 25 levels, five modes of play, mutators, built-in bots, 9 characters, 8 weapons(3 with alt-fire modes), the game has an endless supply of replayability.
Alien Arena 2007
Alien Arena 2007 is a fast paced, retro sci-fi themed game jam packed with features such as 37 maps, 5 game modes, 6 game mutators, 10 player characters, 8 weapons(each with an alternate firing mode), and the Galaxy front end that includes a server browser, IRC client, stats lookup, and a buddy list to keep tabs on your favorite players.
Alien Arena: Reloaded Edition
Alien Arena: Reloaded Edition is based on code of Quake II and Quake III and is released under the GPL Licence.
Alien Swarm is an overhead view tactical squad-based shooter for UT2K4. Set in the the distant future, the players take the role of a Commander in the Interstellar Armed Forces. They must guide their squad of marines through Swarm infested colonies, overrun bases and outposts, to achieve a variety of objectives. Featuring Assault Rifles, Heat Tracking Guns, Sentry Guns, Flamethrowers and more. Supports co-operative multiplayer.
Aliens vs Predator
A Linux port of the Fox Interactive/Rebellion Developments game, Aliens vs Predator. Game is no longer being developed.
Alpha Shooter is a single-player 3D FPS game with a sci-fi setting, multi-platform support, trivial particles and collision detection system, dynamic lighting effects and a shooting practice mini-game, written in C with OpenGL and GLUT.
America's Army: Special Forces
America's Army: Special Forces is released by the United States Army. In America's Army: Special Forces, players attempt to earn Green Beret status by completing individual and collective training missions drawn from the Special Forces Assignment and Selection (SFAS) process.
Argonium is a standalone Multiplayer First Person shooter powered by id Softwares Quake II engine. includes over 100 sound files, over 250 image files and over 50 models.
Argonium includes 5 different weapons, 1 player character with 3 skins, 3 powerup items, armour and health items. The game is strictly a Deathmatch game and comes with 3 levels.
Balder is a multiplayer Zero Gravity First Person Shooter using the Crystal Space engine. It also uses the borax template and the GNE -- Game Networking Engine. It will emphesise team cooperation, instead of the standard frag-fest and meaningless violence of most first person shooters.
Balder2D is a multiplayer game. It has a networked option and/or players can share a keyboard on the same machine. Players control small probes which shoot tiny projectiles with which they try to destroy each other. It features a 2D overhead view of the playing field.
In Black Shades you try to keep your VIP (the guy in white) alive as long as possible. The assassins will all try to shoot or stab him to death. You must do all you can to prevent this. Your reputation has preceded you, so the VIP has absolute confidence in your abilities and will completely ignore all the assassins.
Black Shades Elite
Black Shades Elite is an action game that is more or less similar to the original Black Shades "Psychic Bodyguard FPS". Kill anyone that tries to kill the VIP (the white guy). The psychic part is seeing blue lines when bad guys line up on the VIP (when the line is red they are about to shoot).
Blood Frontier is a single-player and multi-player first-person shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, completely at the control of map makers, while maintaining a general theme of tactics and low gravity. Read more
Blood Toll is an innovative new first person shooter that allows players to compete online for real money. The game works by having each player buy in to enter a level, then for each player that you eliminate you get their buy in fee.
ChaosEsqueAnthology is a modification of Xonotic which included extended weapons, maps, vehicles, buildable buildings, mounted weapons, spell casting, monsters, player characters, textures, and game mode (such as colorwar.
Chocolate Doom is a Doom source port which aims to behave as closely as possible to the original DOS Doom executables ("Vanilla Doom").
Counter-Strike 2D offers a lot more than the original Counter-Strike game. Counter-Strike is a tactical first-person shooter video game in which players join either the terrorist or counter-terrorist team (or become a spectator). Read more
Crystal Core is a first person shooter/puzzle game. The action is set on an alien planet invaded by hostile aliens. Crystal Core is a project that will help demonstrate what the crystal space engine can do.
Cube MetalHeart 2
Cube MetalHeart is an open source, fast paced, multi-player shooter based on the Cube 2 Engine. It is an extended version of Sauerbraten, like a standalone mod. Featuring new graphics, textures, levels, sounds, models, soundtrack and backward compatibility to Sauerbraten maps and servers. Read more
Cytadela is a conversion of an Amiga Doom clone that was also called "Cytadela". The original was created in the mid-1990's by Virtual Design, and released first in Poland and then in other countries.
This is the Descent 1 Source Project. Our goal is to refine and extend the playability of Descent 1, coordinate compatability and features across platforms and versions, and make semi-official releases with major changes.
D2X-XL is a port of Descent 2 to OpenGL. It is an open source project and has undergone a lot of enhancements compared to Descent 2.
Dave 3D is a Free media data-only project for the Duke Nukem 3D source code.
Digital Paintball 2
Paintball 2 is a fast-paced first-person game with capture the flag, elimination, siege, and deathmatch (free-for-all) styles of gameplay. Read more
Doom Legacy offers an enhancement to the original Doom game with extra features such as split screen mode, skins, 32 players etc.
Dreams Eternal tries to concentrate on the storyline instead of just shooting. The goal of the game is also to have a scary athmosphere. Basically the game will play in the dream world and will concentrate on puzzle solving.
DXX-Rebirth is a remake of the two DESCENT ports D1X and D2X.
EDuke32 is an actively developed port of the classic, Duke Nukem. Duke Nukem 3D was a first person shooter developed by 3D Realms and released in 1996. Read more
Fight Win Prevail
Fight Win Prevail (or FWP for short) is a FREE multiplayer first person shooter. The game is set in an imaginary universe where pilots meet in special arenas to fight to the death with their vehicles.
Force: Leashed is a first person gravity fiddler. To advance, you need to guide rockets to their targets using spherical potential fields. And no, it's not like Portal.
The Freedoom project aims to create a complete Doom-based game which is Free Software. Combined with a Free Source Port, people will also be able to play the back catalog of extensions made to Doom by hobbyists over the last 10 years.
The FreeSpace Port or FreeSpace Conversion is a user-made FreeSpace 2 port of the main Descent: FreeSpace campaign. Read more
Hell World is a FPS adventure game which features excellent graphics, a dark atmosphere and an excellent scenario. It is designed to be a port to the Windows-only version of Hell World.
Heretic is a port of the popular DOS game that runs under X11, GGI and SVGAlib.
(commercial) Heretic II is a third-person action game based on the Quake II engine, Heretic II sets players on a quest through vast, city and outdoor environments as they search for a cure to a deadly evil plague before all is lost.
heXen:Edge of Chaos
heXen:Edge of Chaos will be a new and free game, based on the original Hexen game that was developed by id Software and Raven Software.
HHexen is committed to improving the original Hexen engine in any way possible. It is based on Karl Robillard's Linux Hexen engine.
Inexor is a fork of the quake-like FPS Cube 2: Sauerbraten. It adds a lot of functionality and tries to stay open for improvements and suggestions.
LAB3D/SDL is a port of Ken's Labyrinth to modern operating systems, using OpenGL for graphics output and the SDL library to provide user input, sound output, threading, and some graphics support functions. Music output is through Adlib emulation or MIDI (MIDI only on Windows, Linux and other operating systems with OSS-compatible sound APIs).
Legends is a fast-paced, FPS-style multiplayer game. The game is designed to take advantage of the beautiful environments in the Torque Gaming Engine while still offering the breakneck pace and variety of gameplay styles available from classics such as Quake and Tribes. Read more
LsdlDoom includes many bug fixes and improvments in portability and usability, as well as many new features to lxdoom.
LTKTBM is a fast paced, single and multiplayer action built on the all time, original, classic code:- Action Quake 2 into a heavly enhanced engine with superior sound and graphics, whilst still maintaining compatibility with both the hundreds of AQ2 servers and the original Quake 2 specifications.
nmaFPS is a first person shooter. The aim is to shoot down as many 'drones' as you can in the arena you play in. If the number or living drones exceeds 10, you lose. The drones appear at random places at regular intervals.
Ogrian Carpet is an outdoor First Person Shooter game with Real Time Strategy elements, inspired by the game 'Magic Carpet,' using Ogre3D as the renderer. Fly around an island casting spells, summoning monsters, collecting mana, and building castles.
Open Quartz is a project to supply GPL'ed artwork in the form of PAK and WAD files to create a fully GPL game based around the GPL'ed quake sourcecode. This includes models, maps, soundfx and textures. Read more
We intend openFRAG to be a gaming platform, using a set of abstract features we hope to be able to attach "themes".
As a child, you where tortured in the playground. You where a victim of the highschool hirarchy. You hacked hours on end, and build a machine that transphormed you into a bird. You are now free (as in speech) to fly around the city and poop on passers-by.
Postal 2: Share the Pain
(commercial) In Postal 2: Share the Pain you can interact with well over a hundred unique characters including marching bands, dogs, cats and elephants, protesters, policemen, ordinary passers by, and of course, Gary Coleman!
PrBoom is a version of the classic fps game Doom by id Software. Specifically, it's an engine for playing Doom levels, based on the source code released by id Software. It aims to be free, reliable, portable, and support a wide range of levels.
(commercial) Prey is a first-person shooter video game developed by Human Head Studios and produced by 3D Realms. Read more
Quake is the Linux version of Quake, a famous DOS game.
Quake II Open Source
Quake II Open Source is an open source version of the commercial first person shooter Quake II. It has been updated from the commercial version for security, performance, and functionality.
Quake III Arena Cell Shading
Quake III Arena Cell Shading is a modification for Quake III Arena which makes the game look like a painting or cartoon. Two techniques are used. The default one (Kuwahara filtering) simplifies the texture a bit, and the second one removes the texture, so it looks plain.
(commercial) Quake3: Arena and Demo is a first person shooter, featuring polished network play and beautiful OpenGL graphics. Read more
Quetoo is an unsupported, unofficial, multiplayer-only iteration of id Software's Quake II. It aims to blend the very best aspects of the entire Quake series to deliver an enjoyable FPS experience in a free to download, stand-alone game.
(commercial) Receiver was created for the 7-day FPS challenge to explore gun handling mechanics, randomized levels, and unordered storytelling. Armed only with a Colt 1911 A1 and an audiocassette player, you must uncover the secrets of the Mindkill in a building complex infested with automated turrets and hovering shock drones.
Red Eclipse is a single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, completely at the control of map makers, while maintaining a general theme of agility in a variety of environments. Read more
Rise of the Triad
Rise of the Triad is a Linux port of the 1995 shooter, from source recently released by 3D Realms.
Rubicon X is a free, cross platform, first person shooter that continues the story of Bungie?s Marathon trilogy. First released as Marathon:Rubicon in 2001, Rubicon X is a complete overhaul of the original. It features all new high-resolution artwork, new and updated maps, and enough surprises to feel like a whole new game.
SDL Hexen is a port of Raven Software's popular Hexen 3-D shooter game.
sdlquake is an SDL port of id Software's Quake.
(commercial) Serious Sam a port of the popular first person shooter.
Slickworm is a game with a vehicle physics and a landscape engine. It now has a first-person mode with rocket launcher which can deform the terrain. It also has a vehicle that can be driven. The landscape engine uses variable Level-Of-Detail with geomipmapping.
Smokin' Guns (originally known as Western Quake) is intended to be a semi-realistic simulation of the "Old West's" great atmosphere. Read more
Space Plumber is a first-person 3d game, not much different to Doom and Quake. The main goal is to reach the extraction pumps before the water level increases swamping everything. Each of the 30 levels that conform the game have progressive difficulty by adding more pumps and consoles that you must deactivate first, and by making the map bigger. There are no enemies, you fight against time and misorientation, and you only have your skills to move inside the maze.
Standalone Q3 is a modified version of Quake 3 GPL engine allowing to play Quake 3 mods without the need of the original Quake 3 CD.
Team Fortress 2
Team Fortress 2 is a free-to-play team-based first-person shooter multiplayer video game developed by Valve Corporation. This game is a sequel to the original mod Team Fortress and its GoldSrc engine remake.
Tenebrae is a modification of the quake source that adds stencil shadows and per pixel lights to quake. Stencil shadows allow for realistic shadow effects on every object in the game world. Per pixel lighting allows you to have fine surface details correctly lit. These are essentially the same algorithms as used by the new Doom game.
Textmode Quake lets you play Quake at a text terminal, in an xterm, or over a telnet session.
The Castle is a game in a dark fantasy setting. Your main weapon is a sword, so the fight is mostly short-range. 3 main levels are included, packed with creatures, items, and sounds.
Tilda is a Linux terminal taking after the likeness of many classic terminals from first person shooter games, Quake, Doom and Half-Life (to name a few), where the terminal has no border and is hidden from the desktop until a key is pressed.
Transfusion plunges you into a world originally created in 1997. Created with the BUILD game engine (Duke Nukem, Shadow Warrior), Blood was a tour de force of horror that has yet to be matched, in which you battled minions of evil in a lightning-paced, blood splattered quest for glory.
Trepidation is a first person shooter set in the future based on the GPL IOQ3 Quake Engine. Trepidation features all new weapons, maps and vehicles. Currently planned game types are DM, CTF, Last Man Standing and 2 others to be announced.
The System Shock Hack Project: to reverse-engineer and then re-engineer System Shock. Why? Because Looking Glass have just folded and we want to preserve the legacy.
Turtle Arena is a free and open source cross-platform third-person action game using a modified version of the Spearmint engine, which is based on ioquake3.
Tuxanci is a multiplatform game, inspired by well-known czech game Bulanci (by the SleepTeam Labs team), distributed under GNU GPL license.
UHexen is yet another port of Raven Software/Id software Hexen game for Simple Directmedia Layer and FreeBSD console.
Unvanquished is a free, open-source first-person shooter combining real-time strategy elements with a futuristic, sci-fi setting. The player can choose from either team, providing a fresh gameplay experience on both sides of the conflict. Read more
Vavoom is a source port based on sources of Doom, Heretic, Hexen and a little bit from Quake. Supported platforms are DOS, Windows and Linux.
vkQuake serves as a Vulkan demo application that shows basic usage of the API. For example it demonstrates render passes & sub passes, pipeline barriers & synchronization, compute shaders, push & specialization constants, CPU/GPU parallelism and memory pooling. It's also meant as a port which is as authentic to the original as possible.
vkQuakeVR is a Quake port with SteamVR and Vulkan support. It is based on vkQuake which is based on QuakeSpasm.
Vore Tournament is a first person shooter based on the DarkSpace engine. It is a fork from the Nexuiz / Xonotic projects. In this game players use a hook gun which is used to catch and pull other players toward you, or swing around the map. Players need to swallow and digest their enemies to score points. Read more
Wolf4SDL is an open-source port of id Software's classic first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D to the cross-plattform multimedia library 'Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)'.
WolfGL is a famous DOS game from 1992 created by id Software. This is an attempt to port the source (released in 1995) to Linux.
ZDoom is an enhanced port of the official DOOM source. It features support for all Hexen editing features (including ACS, hubs, etc.), support for most BOOM editing features, freelook, jumping, and translucency support, a Quake-style console, high screen resolutions, removal of the original DOOM's limits, support for many more music formats (including MOD, IT, XM, S3M, MIDI, MP3, and MUS), better mouse support, UDP networking, and more.
ZEQ2 Lite is an open-sourced and mod expandable project based on a highly modified ioQuake3 engine foundation and features many true-to-reference Dragon Ball-Z visuals and mechanics. Read more
ZQuake is a QuakeWorld engine with moderate enhancements compared to other source ports and is being used as base for FuhQuake and subsequently ezQuake.