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Nifty Free Image Viewers
One of my favorite adages is "A picture is worth a thousand words". It refers to the notion that a still image can convey a complex idea. Images can portray a lot of information quickly and more efficiently than text. They capture memories, and never let you forget something you want to remember, and refresh it in your memory.

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TuxGuitar
TuxGuitar is a multitrack guitar tablature editor and player written in Java-SWT, It can open GP3 and GP4 files. Read more

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  • Critical Mass
    Critical Mass (aka Critter) is an SDL/OpenGL space shoot'em up game. It currently runs on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and various other Unices. Read more hot
  • LBreakout
    LBreakout is a breakout-style arcade game in the manner of Arkanoid. Use your paddle to aim a ball at bricks until all bricks are destroyed. Lots of power-ups will help you with that task: extra balls, energy balls, extra lifes, weapons, glue, bonus floors, paddle expansion and extra score. Your best results are saved in a highscore chart. Read more hot
  • ManiaDrive
    ManiaDrive is a free clone of Trackmania, the popular game from Nadéo studio. Read more hot
  • Penguin Command
    Penguin Command is a clone of the classic Missile Command game, but it has more advanced graphics and sound. The gameplay has also been slightly modified. Read more hot
  • Pingus
    Pingus is a free Lemmings clone. The complete project is available and licensed under the GPL. Pingus uses ClanLib as its GFX/Sound library, so it will be playable in both X and Console (640x480). Its a puzzle game developed in 1991 by DMA Design. The player takes command in the game of a bunch of small animals and has to guide them around in levels. Since the animals walk on their own, the player can only influence them by giving them commands, like build a bridge, dig a hole or redirect all animals in the other direction. Read more hot
  • StepMania
    StepMania is capable of playing many game types. Currently, it supports games similar to Dance Dance Revolution, Pump It Up, EZ 2 Dancer, and Para Para Paradise. In the future, it will support games similar to BeatMania, Guitar Freaks, DrumMania, and more. The games played by StepMania are rhythm games. Read more hot
  • SuperTuxKart
    SuperTuxKart is an enhanced version of TuxKart, a kart racing game. Features include: new tracks & characters, updated interface etc. Read more hot
  • Warmux
    Warmux (previously known as Wormux) is a game where funny animals fight on a 2D map with funny weapons. Using dynamite, grenades, baseball bat and others bazookas, exterminate your opponent in a 2D toon style scenery and a funny environment. Read more hot
  • X-Moto
    X-Moto is a challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an all important role in the gameplay. You need to control your bike to its limit, if you want to have a chance finishing the more difficult of the challenges. Read more hot
  • A7Xpg
    A7Xpg is a side-scrolling game where you collect all the gold, while avoiding the enemies. Collect enough gold, and turn the tables on the enemies.
  • Absolute Blockbuster
    (commercial) Absolute Blockbuster is a collection of five arcade games, among them BlockBuster, Squares, and other addictive pastimes. Relaxed game-playing modes are present, as well as those that will require all your skills in quickly moving the mouse and shooting your clicks at the right spot.
  • Accelerator
    Accelerator is a 3D fast-paced dodge/shoot-'em-up, created using friendly, portable technologies such as Python and OpenGL. Originally conceived and developed in one week for first ever PyWeek challenge.
  • Acorn Drop
    A small game that involves collecting falling acorns.
  • Alien Blaster
    In Alien Blaster your mission is simple, stop the invasion of the aliens and blast them. It features a cooperative mode, gamepad/joystick support, and arcade mode with highscore.
  • Alienwave
    The aim of Alienwave is to destroy alien spaceships. It uses the ncurses libraries.
  • Allenroids
    Allenroids is a freeware Asteroids game written in OpenGL. It is a two player game.
  • ASB
    ASB is a two-player game of shooting planes. It is inspired by the game Air-Sea-Battle from 1981 for the Atari 2600.
  • ascii-invaders
    ascii-invaders is a clone of Space Invaders for text-terminals using the curses library.
  • Asteroids3D
    Asteroids3D is a 3D, first-person game of blowing up asteroids.
  • Atomic Worm
    Atomic Worm takes the classic game of Snake and gives it a 21st century uplift. Read more
  • auriferous
    The goal is to fight out all gold from the caves and go into in the door.
  • Avoision
    Avoision is a straightforward, yet captivating distillation of vintage arcade entertainment requiring strategy, precision, and perseverance with a singular objective: capture the red square while evading innumerable cruel, spiteful white squares.
  • Batrachians
    Batrachians is a clone of the 1982 Frog Bog video game by Mattel Electronics.
  • Bible Dave
    Bible Dave is a sidescroller game written in PBible Daveython involving a crashed pilot, scattered Bibles and a deadline.
  • Bitfuse
    Bitfuse is a rail shooter where you move the aim to lock on to, and destroy enemies.
  • Black Penguin
    Black Penguin is an arcade style jump-on-cubes game with 16 levels. Runs under X11 with Qt and/or KDE. It has rendered graphics.
  • Bloboats
    Bloboats is a boat racing game in the spirit of Elasto Mania or X-Moto, introducing a handful of elements from Super Mario Bros -like games.
  • Blockade
    Blockade is a small sliding blocks puzzle game running on X.
  • blubVolley
    blubVolley is a famous, little, totally free 2d volleyball game.
  • BoboBot
    BoboBot is a one-player game that falls into the "platform," or "run-and-jump" genre. It's based loosely on the "MegaMan" series of games, which originated on the Nintendo NES console.
  • Bomb attack
    The game "Bomb attack!" is based on the long-running Bomberman franchise. The goal was to make a playable game with good gameplay in a very short period of time.
  • bombardier
    bombardier is a GNU Bombing utility which can be played with a basic UNIX shell account.
  • BomberClone
    BomberClone is a clone of the game AtomicBomberMan. It features Network Support (max 8 Players, UDP Port 11000), IPv6 Support, and fullscreen mode.
  • Bombic
    A 2D Dynablaster clone that uses SDL. You may play classical single player, where you have to pass several missions. There is some story in the game. Also you may play deathmatch against your friends.
  • Bomns for Linux
    Bomns for Linux is a fast-paced multiplayer deathmatch arcade game using SDL for its graphics and sound. It's gameplay is best described as "old-school," as it is based on the ever-popular text-based Bomns franchise.
  • Briquolo
    Briquolo is a breakout clone with 3D representation based on OpenGL.
  • Bubble Shooter Arcade
    (commercial) Bubble Shooter Arcade is an addictive arcade game for Linux combining simple rules with many combinations and various strategies.
  • BumpRace
    BumpRace is a simple arcade game. You've to get from the start to the finish line without crashing into deadly blocks. This game has really simple rules!
  • BurgerSpace
    BurgerSpace is a clone of the 1982 BurgerTime video game by Bally Midway.
  • C-Dogs SDL Port
    C-Dogs is an arcade shoot-em-up which lets players work alone and co-operativly during missions, and against each other in the "dogfight" deathmatch mode. The DOS version of C-Dogs came with several built in missions and dogfight maps, and this version is no exception.
  • Cannons Lasers Rockets
    Cannons Lasers Rockets is a fast-paced, easy to learn, bright and colorful multiplayer space arcade that we aim to make equally enjoyable by hardcore and casual gamers. Read more
  • Cardinal Quest
    (commercial) Cardinal Quest is an arcade style dungeon crawler inspired by 1980s classics such as Gauntlet, Red-Box D&D and Golden Axe:
  • CarWars
    Carwars is a futurist 2D arcade car game. Players will race the universe with their customized cars. They will be able to buy cars, improved them with weapon and "car upgrade" (such as new engines, brakes, ...).
  • CassePonPon
    CassePonPon is a clone of breakout or arkanoid in 3D.
  • Castle-Combat
    Castle-Combat is a clone of the old arcade game Rampart. Up to four players (or more in future versions) build castle walls, place cannons inside these walls, and shoot at the walls of their enemy(s). If a player cannot build a complete wall around one of his castles, he loses. The last surviving player wins.
  • Charly
    Charly is similar to the well known Lemmings or Pingus, but it is not a clone and is not meant to be one.
  • Circus Linux
    Circus Linux is a clone of the Atari 2600 game Circus Atari. The object is to move a teeter-totter back and forth across the screen to bounce clowns up into the air. When they reach the top, they pop rows of balloons and then fall back down.

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