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Audio Programming with Open Source Languages
This article offers a roundup of my favorite free audio programming languages. They are all released under an open source license, and run on multiple platforms.

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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.
  • Ambassador of Pain
    Ambassador of Pain (Aop) is a curses based arcade game with only 64 lines of sourcecode.
  • Arkurses
    Arkurses is a text-based rendition of the classic Arkanoid arcade game, arkurses itself manages to stay faithful to the original style.
  • 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.
  • Cold War
    (commercial) Cold War follows the story of a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Twelve hours after arriving in Moscow for a routine story, he has been stripped of all possessions, beaten unconscious and thrown into the KGB`s political prison. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed. Read more
  • Copter Commander
    Copter Commander is a free implementation of Armor Alley and Rescue Raiders.
  • crazylines
    crazylines is a classic line game with (optional) twists. For up to 4 players, you play a line that gets longer and longer and your goal is to stay alive by not crashing into your own or other lines.
  • Crossfire
    Crossfire is a cross-platform, SDL-based clone of the old C64 game Crossfire.
  • Dave Gnukem
    Dave Gnukem is a 2D scrolling platform shooter. It is inspired by and similar to Duke Nukem 1. It currently runs on Windows, Linux and BeOS.
  • DeadlyCobra
    DeadlyCobra is an SDL based game similar to the classic Nibbles or snake game. The point is to eat as many "Men" as possible without eating yourself or hitting a wall. Features include single & multiplayer modes, cool 2-D graphics and great music.
  • Debian vs Pimientos
    Debian vs Pimientos is an arcade game developed using the SDL libraries SDL, SDL_image, SDL_mixer, and SDL_ttf. This permits the portability of the game to some systems and machines. The game concept is very easy to understand and to play. There are a lot of peppers (pimientos is the spanish word for peppers) that are flying by the sky, and you, armed with the Debian logo must fight them. The Debian logo shoots GNU heads to kill these devil pimientos.
  • Defendguin
    Defendguin is a clone of the arcade game "Defender," but with a Linux theme. Your mission is to defend little penguinoids from being captured and mutated.
  • Detritus
    Detritus is a fast-paced shoot-em-up strongly based after the old classic Asteroids. As you play, you can replenish your shield with power-ups and gain new weapons. You must also watch out for "Cleaners" which appear periodically. The keyboard controls should be self-explanatory.
  • Dodgin' Diamond 2
    Dodgin' Diamond 2 is a little shot'em up arcade game with following features: Top-down arcade game, One or two players, Energy based gameplay, Music and sound where available, Three different weapons with five levels of power and a companion bot.
  • Droid Assault
    (commercial) Droid Assault is a retro-style action shooter game. It harks back to 1985 for its gameplay and style, with stylised retro graphics and sound effects. Read more
  • Elephants
    In Elephants you must save giraffes while jumping on a rolled up squirrel.
  • Emilia Pinball Project
    Emilia Pinball Project is a pinball simulator for Linux and other Unix systems. There is only one level to play with, but it is very addictive.
  • Evil Greg vs Eight Year Olds
    EGv8 was originally conceive when Nizzity asked EG how many 8 year old kids it would take to bring him down. EG responded that no amount would be enough because he eat them as he went and slowly grow in power.
  • excido
    excido is a free (GPL) game. It combines (simple|old school|arcadey) gameplay with 3D OpenGL graphics graphics and OpenAL positional audio. Excido is not a highly complex experience, but you may enjoy it as a small diversion. It uses a number of libraries (all of which are part of the Debian Unstable distribution).
  • Exobius
    Exobius 0 is an open source 2D shoot-em-up for *nix and OSX. The game consists of 13 levels, which scroll in different directions.
  • F-1 Spirit
    The F-1 Spirit remake is mostly identical to the original in that you first have to clear tracks in a top-down view with stock cars, rally cars and so on by accumulating points given for finishing in the first places until you actually get to play the Formula 1 tracks. Read more
  • Fall
    In this game penguins are falling from and iceberg, and you have to bounce them into the docks.
  • Falling
    Falling is a fast-paced survival game involving a ball falling through wooden planks.
  • Farspice
    "Farspice, a melange odyssey" is an action game with some strategic elements. The goal of the game is to save in your base as much as possible of harvested spice (melange). You must to defend the spice from a lot of aliens waves. You can sell the saved spice to buy some weapons or upgrades for your base.
  • FAST
    (FontAsteroids) based on the original Asteroids game console, a spaceship with inertial control has to be manouvered through an "asteroid field" consisting of words of a web page.
  • Fishie Fishie
    Fishie Fishie is a kaleidoscope of high speed sea food, featuring a challenging one button fish control system, lovingly hand illustrated fish, fish related poetry, and fish.
  • Freedroid
    Freedroid is a free clone of the classic game "Paradroid" originally written by Andrew Braybook for the Commodore C64.
  • Frenesia
    Frenesia is a good, fun and addictive retro arcade game, a fast paced shoot em up game that will twist your body into a pretzel.
  • Froggix
    Froggix is a clone of the classic arcade game Frogger. The aim is to gain points by getting frogs safely across a busy road and a treacherous river to their homes.
  • FunBlobReturn
    In this game, you must find the end in randomly generated levels with cubes.
  • FX-Repton
    FX-Repton is a clone of the old BBC Micro Repton game. It uses the portable FOX Toolkit library. The original Repton game was produced on the BBC Micro and was the third hit Repton game for Superior Software.
  • Galactic Killdozer
    Galactic Killdozer is a PC-port of a good-old ZX-Spectrum era game, a Boulderdash-like 2D scroller originally named "Astra Down to Earth".
  • GalaXa
    GalaXa is a space shoot-up for X-Windows, based on one of the best games ever written: NAMCO's arcade classic, "Galaga".
  • Gallipoli: The Game
    Gallipoli: The Game, as a commander in the Great War (WWI), you take on the role of leading the prime of Australia's armed forces as they launch an all-out assault on the Central Powers (the Germans, Austrians and the Ottomans). Gameplay is similar to the hit PC game, Lemmings, except, instead of trying to save your soldiers, your mission, as an authentic WWI commander, is to wipe out as many diggers as possible ... the more gruesome the better!
  • gama2
    gama2 is a networked multiplayer 2D space shootemup game (StarWars).
  • Geki3
    Geki3 is a 2D horizontal scrolling shooting game.
  • Genuts Breaker
    Genuts Breaker is a remake of the popular classic break-out game.
  • GLAsteroids
    GLAsteroids is a 3D clone of the arcade classic 'Asteroids' coded in C using OpenGL and SDL. Features sound effects, menu system, highscore table, fuel drops and you can 'fly' around in outerspace blowing up chunks of spinning space rock with a high power dual plasma cannon until you get smashed to pieces, run out of fuel or save the earth from being pulverised.
  • Glasteroids
    Glasteroids is a shoot the asteroids type game for Linux and Sun computers. Mesa and Glut are required.
  • Glaxium
    Glaxium is an OpenGL shoot them up game.
  • GLHeretic
    GLHeretic is a port of GLHeretic to Linux. It is also the first usable port of DOS-Heretic to Linux which runs under X11, GGI, SDL, and SVGAlib.
  • GMonsters
    GMonsters is a small game where you train, breed, and battle monsters.
  • Gnome Attacks
    Gnome Attacks is a Gnome 2 game where you bomb cities into oblivion in order to make a flat surface for your rapidly-losing-height spaceship to land. It is extremely accessible since you can control it "simply using one finger".
  • GNOME Breakout
    GNOME Breakout is a clone of the classic arcade game Breakout, written for GNOME.
  • GPL Arcade Volleyball
    GPL Arcade Volleyball is a remake of Arcade Volleyball, an old CGA DOS game in which 1 or 2 player play a 1-player, 2D version of volleyball. So far the game is almost a complete exact copy of the original, and include some extra features as themable graphics and multiplayer games. Networking game and sound are planned. It works also on Win32 systems.
  • Grid Wars 2
    Grid Wars2 is basically a PC version of the popular Xbox 360 game, Geometry Wars. Read more
  • grocks
    A small computer game written in python/tk. It is somewhat of a cross between Asteroids, Thrust and Koules, with a bit of sexual innuendo thrown in. Some find it quite challenging and addictive.
  • Heroes
    Heroes is similar to the "Tron" and "Nibbles" games of yore, but includes many graphical improvements and new game features. There are five game modes available. Quest is the classical Nibbles, in Death Match you start with very long tails and must kill your opponents, in Kill'em All you must run over lemmings moving on the ground, in Time Cash or Color modes you must collect money or pyramids of color. Heroes features 12 original sound tracks, 94 levels (in 10 different tile sets) plus a level editor.
  • Hugooski
    Hugooski is a children's game where you control Hugooksi, a cuddly bear.
  • Hyperspace Delivery Boy
    (commercial) You are Guy Carrington, fresh on the job as a courier for the Hyperspace Delivery Service. Your job: get mail and packages to those that need them, no matter where in space they are! You may face insane robots, dangerous environments, or even the dreaded Sleeping Behemoths on your quest to deliver the universe`s most important parcels!
  • Icbm3d
    ICBM3D ("Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles, 3D") is a 3D vector-based clone of Dave Theurer's classic Atari arcade game, "Missile Command." You are in control of Anti-ICBM weapons which you use to destroy an onslaught of missiles (and other nasties) which are dropping onto your nation.
  • ICBM3D/2
    ICBM3D/2 is a 3D arcade game for X-Window using OpenGL where you must defend your cities from nuclear attack.
  • Illustrix Dream Pack
    (shareware) Absolutist introduces the new genre mix! This game takes the best of logic and action - arcade-style gameplay is combined here with the mystique of the puzzle.
  • iMaze
    iMaze is a multi-player network action game for TCP/IP with 3D graphics under X11.
  • Intruder alert
    Intruder alert is an 80's style 2d arcade game based on classic games like wolfenstein 2d and alien breed. It is written in pascal (Delphi) and uses the SDL library for multimedia output.
  • Jump 'n Bump Menu
    Jump 'n Bump Menu is a graphical frontend to Jump 'n Bump. It is written in C# / Gtk# / Mono.
  • Kajaani Kombat
    Kajaani Kombat is a rampart-like game (old arcade classic) set in space. Kajaani kombat is currently on development, and this version is released to encourage others to join the development team.
  • KBounce
    KBounce is a single player arcade game with the elements of puzzle. It is played on a field surrounded by walls, with two or more balls that move about the field bouncing off of walls. The player can build new walls, decreasing the size of active field.
  • ketm
    Kill Everything That Moves Gigadeath Genocide is a sprite based top scrolling shooter(shmups or twitch) for Mac OSX, Linux and Windows that uses an original combat system desgined just for this title. This system takes the manic shooter approach up a notch.
  • Kexx
    Kexx is a simple shoot'em up for Linux/BeOS/Win32 that uses ClanLib.
  • KeyRunner
    KeyRunner is a game in which the player helps Moschata escape certain doom.
  • kgoldrunner
    kgoldrunner is a simple game where you control a green figure to collect all goldnuggets per level and escape to the top.
  • Kimboot
    Kimboot is a sick and addictive arcade game in which you control a hand holding a very heavy ball on a rope. The goal is to destroy the many enemies which try to eat your hand by crushing them with the ball.
  • KOF91
    KOF91 is a 2D Game Engine like Street Fighter but everything is easily customizable so you can easily add characters & Backgrounds, etc or even make your own game.
  • Komi the Space Frog
    Komi the Space Frog is a 2D arcade-style anti-productivity tool (game) written in C, utilising the Simple DirectMedia Layer library for graphics and sound. Intended to be cross-platform (eventually - Linux first). Help Komi the Space Frog steal money from the forces of darkness.
  • Koncert
    Koncert isa clone of an old C64 arcade game (Rootin Tootin), written for KDE/Qt. It's part of the K64 project.
  • Kraptor
    Kraptor is a classic shoot 'em up scroller game, where you must fight against tons of bad dudes. This is a full game with massive destruction, powerful weapons, and high speed action in varied levels. Works for Linux, DOS, Windows, QNX, Mac Os, etc.
  • krepton
    KRepton is an implementation of the classic Repton 3 game, which was originally produced for the BBC Micro and was the third successful Repton game for Superior Software. KRepton brings the original game to the KDE desktop, and can be used on any of its supported platforms.
  • KSpaceduel
    KSpaceduel is a space arcade game for two players. Each player controls a ship that flies around the sun and tries to shoot at the other ship.
  • Late
    Late is a clone of barrack in which the player attempts to reduce the field of play without having one's cropping device hit by a ball.
  • Leïbomber
    Leïbomber is a bomber-man clone in 2D for 2 human players.
  • Linberto
    Linberto is a jump around arcade game. Main features are nice graphics, music, sound fx, english/spanish language support, runtime help and setup, built in level editor and much more. Source code and ELF binary included.
  • Love Invaders
    Love Invaders is a game which we at Steambird hope you will enjoy! Re-enact the famous "battle of '78" in space with your alien friends. Simple to play, in classic style.
  • lupengo
    lupengo is a simple arcade game involving penguins, now without penguins.
  • Machine Ball
    Machine Ball is a futuristic sport with amazing 3D graphics and realistic physics with very simple rules: Get the ball into your opponents goal. You can use your machine to push the ball in, or you can collect powerups such as missles and blast the ball into the goal. Be creative.
  • Mad Bomber
    Mad Bomber is a clone of the excellent 1981 Atari 2600 video game "Kaboom!" by Larry Kaplan of Activision. (Kaboom! was originally going to be an Atari-produced 2600 port of their 1978 arcade game, "Avalanche").
  • Mad Skills Motocross
    (commercial) Mad Skills Motocross is a fast and furious arcade motocross game. Natural physics and yet simple controls makes this game fun to play where you can really feel the speed and the pain of the ragdoll riders scraping along the ground. Read more
  • ManiacMarble3D
    ManiacMarble3D is an OpenGL remake of a well known game concept. The player has to guide a marble from the start to a target point in a 3D environment. The tricky part of the game is the constant fight against the gravity because the marble has to be moved across small platforms in the sky.
  • Marauder-ah
    A set of improvements over Shawn Hargreaves' game "Marauder", written in 1994.
  • Marble Blast
    (commercial) Marble Blast is an arcade action game with simple yet addictive gameplay, suitable for players of any age. In the rich cartoon landscape of Marble Blast, players will race their marbles through moving platforms, dangerous hazards, sparkling treasures and power up enhancements in an effort to complete each course in record time. Read more
  • Mari0
    Mari0 is a complete from scratch open source recreation of Super Mario Bros. with a focus on perfectly imitating the feel the 1985 Nintendo classic gave us. Read more
  • Mining Haze
    Mining Haze is an ncurses based game, a clone of classical "Boulder Dash" - dig in earth, collect diamonds, watch out for stones... and HAVE FUN!
  • MirrorMagic
    MirrorMagic is similar to Mindbender (for Amiga) or Deflektor (Atari ST).
  • Missile
    Missile is a very simple clone of a Missile Command game. The program uses gtk for windowing and gdk for drawing.
  • Missile Command
    A clone of the Atari save-your-city-from-impending-nuclear-doom game.
  • Moagg
    Mother of all Gravity Games is a 2d gravity game much like GravityForce and SpaceTaxi. You are pilot of a small space ship and have to navigate that ship through different levels. But beside the gravity that drags you down there are other obstacles like laser ports, magnets, black holes, cannons, rockets and grinders you have to master.
  • Moon Defense
    Moon Defense is a clone of an Atari 8bit game "Planetary Defense" by ANALOG Computing.
  • Moon Lander
    Moon Lander is a clone of Atari's game Lunar Lander.
  • mop(e)snake
    mop(e)snake (pronounced mowpy-snake, or possibly moppy-snake) is a classic snake game in which you attempt to eat all the pain in the world, bravely accepting the inevitable consequences for your waistline.
  • Mtp Target
    Mtp Target is a Monkey Target clone (one of the six mini-games from the video game : Super Monkey Ball). After rolling your pingoo ball down a giant ramp, your goal is to hit a target as accurately as possible.
  • Musical Invaders
    Musical Invaders is a learning musical game that can be played with a MIDI keyboard or with the computer keyboard. The goal is to play the notes as they appear on the screen in order to play a music. Musicians can compose their own songs and distribute them on the Internet so that someone else that has the game can play them.
  • MyMan
    MyMan is a video game for color and monochrome text terminals in the genre of Namco's Pac-Man. It has been ported to a variety of operating systems using the following for user interaction: ncurses, PDcurses, XCurses, sysV-curses, S/Lang slcurses, Win32 console, raw stdio and termios, GGI, Allegro, aalib, libcaca, TWin, and Carbon.
  • Mystic Mine
    (commercial) Guide your gold car through a mine, switching rails with a single button. You can only go down, but thanks to an optic illusion in the levels, you can always reach every point. It is now a free download. Read more
  • New Sky Diver
    New Sky Diver is a clone of an Atari game: Sky Diver (1979 - Atari 2600, Arcade).
  • Nibbles
    Nibbles is a remake of the classic Snake/Nibbles game in ncurses.
  • Nibbles!
    Nibbles! is a not-so-simple curses snake game based on Nibbles! 1.2 by Nils Magnus Englund. The code has been modified, with some parts completly rewritten.
  • Nighthawk
    Nighthawk is a tribute to one of the most playable and contagious games ever written- Paradroid by Andrew Braybrook. Feel the excitement as you battle through hordes of droids to gain your object of removing all droids on the level.
  • nInvaders
    nInvaders is a Space Invaders clone based on ncurses for ASCII output.
  • nSnake
    nSnake is a simple clone of the classic snake game. It has text-only graphics, made with ncurses.
  • Nuts & Scrap
    (commercial) Nuts & Scrap is aimed at casual gamers. This game won the "Juego con más chispa" (something like "most enjoyable game") jury's mention on the annual ArtFutura & Sony Playstation game making contest.
  • offender
    Offender is a 2d space shooter written in C using the GTK+ and Glib libraries (1.2). In offender the player battles through numerous levels of teeth-grinding grade combat (restricted to the x-axis).
  • Open Mortal
    Open Mortal is a parody of the popular coin-up game, Mortal Kombat. It is currently playable (maybe even enjoyable), although it is still under development. Only two-player game is supported, single-player games against computer opponent is not planned yet. There are currently 8 playable characters, and 6 more in the making.
  • Orbit-Hopper
    Orbit-Hopper lets you navigate a spaceship through 40+ levels by jumping over gaps and using special floor attributes such as jump-pads or speed-ups.
  • Pang
    Pang is a port of the arcade ball game Pang!
  • Pang Zero
    Pang Zero is a clone of Super Pang, a fast-paced action game that involves popping balloons with a harpoon. The intention of our effort is to create a fun, open-source game that many (currently up to 6) people can play together. Read more
  • Parsec47
    Parsec47 is a fastpaced retro shootemup in an abstract world.
  • Perl Defense Blaster
    The strategy of the game is to move your Planetary Defense Blaster along the horizon and fire missiles at the incoming aliens decending from space. If they reach the ground points are lost.
  • Phorus
    Phorus is planned to be a teamable, multiplayer Zone 66 clone which is very customizable and can handle really damn big maps.
  • pillows
    Pillows is a 'save-the-world' arcade game with a unique premise. You are armed with an unusually large catapult and several ridiculously overstuffed pillows. The plan is to launch the pillows so they will land under the warheads and cushion the impact.
  • Pinch ol' Santa
    it is Christmas Eve and the time is nearing 9 o' clock in the evening. There can only be seconds until Santa starts to deliver his parcels to the chimneys of your town
  • PipeNightDreams
    PipeNightDreams is a pseudo-clone of an old game called PipeMania.
  • PiX Frogger
    PiX Frogger is a 4-player Frogger clone where the objective is to cross the street, and remember to look to both sides.
  • PizzaBoy!
    In PizzaBoy! you play PizzaBoy, having crash-landed on dino planet, you must now deliver pizzas in order to survive dinosaur invested levels. You must battle through five levels and four bonus levels in this version of pizzaBoy. Features original music and awesome sound effects to boot.
  • Polyroids
    Polyroids is a fast, colorful and addictive take on the classic Asteroids theme, created in 1994 by Rob Shillingsburg for SGI workstations. It's now been ported to OpenGL and GLUT.
  • Porrasturvat
    Porrasturvat is a game where you have to push a ragdoll down the stairs.
  • Powermanga
    Powermanga is an arcade 2D shoot-em-up game with 41 levels and more than 200 sprites. It runs in 320x200 or 640x400 pixels, with Window mode or direct to screen (DGA) and support for 8, 15, 16, 24, and 32 bpp. Read more
  • Project: Starfighter
    Project: Starfighter is a Shoot Em' Up. In the future, a corporation known as Weapco has conquered the galaxy using its highly advanced AI driven spacecraft. Read more
  • Pyx
    Pyx is a remake of the classic arcade game QIX, using PyGame.
  • Raptor
    Rafkill is a vertical scrolling shoot-em up game like the original Raptor: Call of the shadows and Tyrian.
  • Repton
    Repton is a Linux svgalib arcade game. Repton is a clone of the old BBC Micro Repton game.
  • RetroRoids
    RetroRoids is a remake of Asteroids. Shoot the asteroids, avoid getting destroyed by the asteroids and UFOs. This version adds some power-ups to the game.
  • RetroVaders
    RetroVaders is a freeware "tribute" to Space Invaders, released for Linux and Windows.
  • Revenge of the Titans
    (commercial) Command your forces against the Titan horde in an arcade RTS / Tower Defence mash-up!
  • RiotBall
    (commercial) Break bricks, bounce coins, collect gems, fight bosses, and make a big score in this arkanoid game. RiotBall is more than just breaking the bricks with the ball.
  • Road Fighter
    In Road Fighter you drive a car in a death race between you and a group of crazy drivers. To play the game, you just need three keys: left, right and accelerate. Read more
  • Rocks'n'Diamonds
    Rocks'n'Diamonds is an arcade style game for color X11 with stereo sounds. It is in the tradition of "Boulder Dash" (C 64),"Emerald Mine" (Amiga), "Supaplex" (Amiga/PC), "Sokoban" (PC). Its features include: network multiplayer games (upto 4 players), local multiplayer games (upto 4 players), soft scrolling with 50 frames per second, and more.
  • Scavenger
    Scavenger is an arcade/thinking game very much like Lode Runner.
  • SDL Sasteroids
    SDL Sasteroids is a rework of the original sasteroids game to allow it to run on modern systems. In addition to providing very similar gameplay to the original sasteroids game, a few suprises and updates have been inserted to make it fun for old fans.
  • SDLjump
    SDLjump is a clone of the simple yet addictive game Xjump, adding new features like multiplaying, unlimited FPS, smooth floor falling, themable graphics etc...
  • SDLRoids
    SDLRoids is essentially an Asteroids clone, but with a few extra features, and some nice game physics. It is based of xhyperoid, which is a UNIX port of the 16-bit Windows game Hyperoid. Major changes from xhyperoid are that it's using SDL for sound and graphics, has a couple of extra powerups and and that the shield behaves differently.
  • Simplevaders
    Simplevaders is an intense 2D space shooter like Space-Invaders, but not quite. It uses OpenGL and includes particle effects.
  • SINS Is Not Sccave
    SINS Is Not Sccave is a game with a snake that is controlled by only one key. It's inspired by the Palm game ScCave.
  • snake
    steer this fruitloving snake around the screen, and pick up fruit. The snake grows in length as it eats
  • sNibbles
    sNibbles is a platform independent Snake/Nibbles game.
  • Solar Wolf
    Solarwolf is an action/arcade game written entirely in Python, featuring attractive graphics and cool music. It is is originally based on the SolarFox game from the Atari 2600. Read more
  • Sonic Action
    Sonic Action is a multiplatform Sonic fangame based on the SRB2 story. It features all you would expect from a Sonic game and extras such as cutscenes.
  • Sonic Desert Run
    Sonic Desert Run is a small Sonic fan game that features four levels in which you attempt to grab rings from Tails while avoiding enemies. It is a good distraction.
  • Space Racer
    Space Racer is a 3D car racing game. The circuit is a road in a galactic environment. It aims to be a clone of the well known Stunt Car Racer developped by Geff Crammond, author of Grand Prix I and II.
  • Space Rocks
    Space Rocks - dodge the rocks for as long as possible until you die.
  • Spacewar
    Two players have to destroy each-others space ship by hitting them with their lasers. It is written in SDL and currently runs on both the Windows and Linux operating system, but it should compile on more platforms,
  • Spakes
    Spakes is a clone of the famous Snakes game.
  • Speedy Simon
    Help Speedy Simon free his homeworld from a set of invaders and have fun!
  • Spheres of Chaos
    (commercial) Spheres of Chaos is a rather psychadelic asteroids game. Spheres of Chaos delivers an eye-boggling visual encounter using up to 130,000 pixels to create firework explosions, rockets and trails.
  • SSC
    SSC isa fast paced arcade space shoot'em-up featuring many colorful bouncy balls that is inspired by Koules.
  • Star Shooter III
    Star Shooter III is a 2D shooting game. Created using OpenGL. It runs on Linux and Windows. Manual in English, Czech and German language is included with the game .
  • StarGun
    Stargun is a space shooter, vertical scroller game. It's platform independent (or at least it is the objetive). The target OS are Windows and Linux. There are plans to port Stargun to BeOs, FreeBSD and Amiga.
  • StarWar
    StarWar is a 2D space shooter game for Windows, Linux and Beos.
  • Steel Storm: Episode 1
    Steel Storm is an old school, action-packed top-down 3D arcade shooter with attractive graphics, effects and environments, Episode 1 is the first installment of the game. Read more
  • Super Mario Clone
    A supermario clone with a level editor and an online database for levels, based on SDL, written in C++. Should run under Unix and Windows OS, and can be easily ported to other platforms.
  • TecnoballZ
    A "brick breaker" game that was originally written for the Amiga platform. The aim is to break all the blocks in each level. The game is divided into Areas which are divided into Levels. Between some levels, you have to defeat a guardian to pass to the next level. When passing an Area, a new edge is open. You can buy weapons and bonuses between levels with the money earned during the game.
  • The Bub's Brothers
    A multi-player networked clone of the classical Bubble Bobble board game. Throw bubbles at monsters and collect dozens of different bonuses before your co-players!
  • The Pycadia Project
    The Pycadia Project is a collection of vector arcade games written in python using the excellent pygame libraries.
  • Those Funny Funguloids!
    Never before has collecting mushrooms been this mildly entertaining. At least not in outer space. It's more of a lifestyle than a game, really. Now with graphics and sound, too!
  • Tom Bombem
    Tom Bombem is a simple shoot-em-up game.
  • Torus Trooper
    Torus Trooper is an abstract shooter, created by Kenta Cho and ported to Linux by Evil Mr Henry.
  • Trackballs
    Trackballs is a simple game similar to the classical game Marble Madness on the Amiga in the 80's. By steering a marble ball through a labyrinth filled with vicious hammers, pools of acid and other obstacles the player collects points. When the ball reaches the destination it continues tt the next, more difficult track - unless the time runs out. Read more
  • Triplex Invaders
    In Triplex Invaders, the player pilots a spaceship against never ending hoards of enemy ships. It has psychedelic 3d graphics (but 2d gameplay). Features include: Motion blur, Particle effects, Randomly generated weapons/enemies.
  • Tsombie
    Tsombie is a very tactical arcade game. It has just a simple graphical appearance but is easily extendable due to its simple and clean programming. And it is multiplayer enabled and highly optimized for low bandwidth and a large number of simultaneous players.
  • Tux the Penguin: A Quest for Herring
    Tux the Penguin: A Quest for Herring is a 3D search/explore game in the style of 'cute' console games such as Mario'64, Spyro or DonkeyKong'64. The game stars Tux the Linux Penguin and his girlfriend Gown as they solve problems and search a number of 3D levels for Golden Herring.
  • Tux-n-Run
    Tux-n-Run is a 2D Super Mario style platform game, created in C++ using SDL. The aim of the project is to increase the number of quality games available for the Linux platform. Windows and possibly BeOS will also be supported.
  • TuxDash
    TuxDash is based on the game "Boulder Dash" that was first released somewhere about 1984 on several platforms like the PC or Commodore C64.
  • Twig's In Space
    Twig's in space is meant to be reminiscent of the '80's video game era. The player controls a spaceship that can rotate left and right as well as thrust forward. The ship is armed with a front mounted cannon which can blow up enemys.
  • Typhoon 2001
    Typhoon 2001 is inspired by both the Atari Jaguar hit game Tempest 2000 and the arcade hit Tempest. It takes ideas and concepts from both games, but rearranges and changes them.
  • Untahris Common Playground
    In Untahris Common Playground, one can play several classic fun, simple arcade games (similar to snake, tron, tetris, rampart, thrust, pong, and bomberman). In the multiplayer mode, each of the players can play a different game on the same area, which may lead to funny interactions. TCP/IP is supported.
  • Vectoroids
    Vectoroids is a vector-based rock-shooting game similar to the arcade classic "Asteroids".
  • Word War vi
    Word War vi is a side scrolling arcade game in which you pilot your vi-per craft through core memory eradicating the emacs processes by firing -9 signals at them, or injecting NULL pointers into their execution stream while evading OS defenses.
  • Wormik
    Wormik is a simple snake-type game. You have to collect food and make the snake growing. After some score is reached, you can go to next level, which is more and more difficult.
  • X-Bomber
    X-Bomber is a multi-player maze-style game where players collect and drop bombs, in an attempt to blow each other up. Last player standing wins! X-Bomber is vaguely based on "Atomic Bomberman" by InterPlay and "Bomberman" by Hudsonsof. It is played on a grid, rather than with smooth movement.
  • X-Crillion
    In X-Crillion you control a colored Ball through a Labyrinth of stones.To win a level you have to destroy the spider-stones and scorpion-stones in each level, but beware some stones will not bring the victory.
  • XBlast
    XBlast is a multiplayer only game inspired by classic games like Bomberman+Dynablaster.
  • XBoing
    XBoing is a blockout type game where you have a paddle which you control to bounce a ball around the game zone destroying blocks with a proton ball. Each block carries a different point value. The more blocks you destroy, the better your score. The person with the highest score wins.
  • xbreaky
    xbreaky is a breakout game for X.
  • XBubble
    XBubble is an X Window based clone of the famous arcade game Bust-A-Move/Puzzle Bubble. You can play it alone, against an opponent, or even against the computer. It has nice scalable and customizable graphics.
  • XGalaga++
    XGalaga++ is a classic vertical scrolling shoot'em up. It requires no X Window extension and supports any window size. It is inspired by XGalaga, but rewritten from scratch, expect for the sprites graphics.
  • XInvaders 3D
    XInvaders 3D is a 3D Space Invaders clone for X11. You are a lone star fighter facing endless waves of space aliens.
  • xox
    xox is a X11 game of moving objects around using the mouse. It resembles the famous oxyd game.
  • xpete
    xpete is a space-invaders-like game for Linux. Pete starts to get angry at all those things hanging up in the sky.
  • XRacer
    XRacer is a Wipeout clone that is released under the GPL.
  • XRally
    XRally is a linux clone of the classic Rally X arcade game.
  • xsoldier
    xsoldier is a shooting game for X similiar to Galaga.
  • XTux
    XTux is an overhead scrolling arcade game for X11 featuring everyone's favourite opensource characters. Released under the GPL.
  • Z-Lock
    Z-lock is a Japanese shooter with a twist: your shot power is directly proportional to the number of enemies locked on to you.
  • Zatacka
    Zatacka is open-source clone of classical dos game Achtung die Kurve. You handle the line using two keys or mouse buttons (to turn left and right) and you must sidetrack lines of other players and, of course, hit on wall or barrier.
  • zblast
    zblast is a simple but fairly manic shoot-em-up. There are versions for both svgalib and X.
  • Zloe
    Zloe is a fun, arcade-style shooting game which puts two networked players head-to-head in a shooting deathmatch set in a graphically rich 2D battleground.
  • Zlog
    Zlog is a 2D platform game engine using the Allegro game programming library which takes ideas from old games such as "Capt'ain Comic" and "Jazz Jack Rabbit".



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