Fish Fillets - Next Generation
Fish Fillets - Next Generation is a Linux port of the puzzle game Fish Fillets from ALTAR interactive. The goal in every of the seventy levels is always the same: find a safe way out. The fish utter witty remarks about their surroundings, the various inhabitants of their underwater realm quarrel among themselves or comment on the efforts of your fish. The whole game is accompanied by quiet, comforting music. Read more hot
(commercial) Machinarium is an entertaining puzzle / action / adventure game developed by a small team of developers based in the Czech Republic. Read more hot
Tilt the floor to roll a ball through an obstacle course before time runs out. Neverball is part puzzle game, part action game, and entirely a test of skill. Neverball runs under Linux, Win2K/XP, FreeBSD, OSX, and hopefully anywhere else SDL is supported. Read more hot
(commercial) SpaceChem is an addictive, design-based puzzle game about building machines and fighting monsters in the name of science! Read more hot
World of Goo
(commercial) World of Goo is a physics based puzzle / construction game with a quirky sense of humour. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious. Read more hot
54321 is five games in four-, three-, or two-dimensions for one player. 54321 takes five classic two-dimensional puzzle games and extends them into three and four dimensions.
This is a logic game, lining up 5 balls of like color to get them off a grid, to keep the grid from filling up. Made for 1024x768 or better screen resolution, but also has an 800x600 setting.
7colors is a game for X Windows, for one or two players, the goal is to color the 50% (plus one) of the rhombs on the screen, before the other player does.
affenspiel is a little puzzle game for X11 programmed in a single night.
asforza4 is a dockable applet for the desktop manager Afterstep and WindowMaker. Forza 4 is the italian name of the 4-in-a-row (or 4-in-line) game.
Atomix is another little mind game. You have to build molecuels out of single atoms laying around. Of course there is a time limit and the handling is not as easy as you might expect. This game is inspiried by the orignal Amiga game Atomix. It uses the
GNOME libraries and is distributed under the GPL.
A simple logical game with elements of move strategy.
Balazar Brothers is set in a 3D platform universe, two characters and two keys, one for each character, and at the end of the road two princesses to free.
Biniax is an unique arcade logic game. Simple and addictive, you can learn in a minute and play for hours. The gaming field is a 5x7 grid filled partially with pairs of elements. Every pair consists of two different elements combined of four possible.
There's a black box. You can shoot in and watch, where the shot leaves the box. In the box, blocks are reflecting the shots. You have to guess which blocks are in the box, by watching your shots.
Boolball is a close copy of the game Boloball by Soleau Software. Two players each have a row of balls located at the top of the screen, which can be dropped into a field of obstacles. Players take turns dropping one of their balls. The lower the balls fall, the higher the score.
Burr Tools is a set of programs for solving a certain kind of puzzle, namely puzzles that are made out of square or cube-shaped units and whose solution also contains only rectangular aligned pieces. The program finds assemblies for the puzzle and also animates how you have to assemble it.
(shareware) Are you ready to become the Lord of the Butterflies? An evil ToadWitch has imposed an ancient spell and you lost your wings. To weave the new wings you have to collect a great number of different butterflies.
Caph is a sandbox game, based on physics. The game aim is to make contact red object with green object. You can use various objects, solid, wire (rope), and bendable objects. Gravitation will help you. Read more
Catch the Knuddelmonster
Catch the Knuddelmonster is a puzzle/action game. The goal of the game is leading the Knuddelmonster along a small path to "Mimi". The game is based on the "ClanLib" library.
Connect Five is a 3D connect five game which is played on a checkerboard type board (19x19) instead of the Connect Four board.
Construo is a simple 2D construction programm (it is currently not a real game) for objects which consist of rods and springs and let them react on physical forces. You can currently construct buildings and objects like bridges, towers, spaceshuttles, etc. and you let them fall to ground and see seem smash and break.
crosssum is a simple game to play and design cross sum games.
Cube Trains is a free puzzle game where you build elevated railways in a city. It features 3D puzzles, unlimited undo/redo, and smart placement of pieces.
Cubosphere is a tile-based puzzle game similar to the PSX game "Kula World" / "Roll Away". It has a simple level editor and 18 visual/audible styles to choose from.
Deadly Cobra is an SDL-based game similar in gameplay to the classic Nibbles(tm) game. It was originally designed to compete in No Starch Press's game cometition.
Deadly Rooms of Death
Deadly Rooms of Death is a puzzle game for Windows and Linux. You control a sword-swinging character that explores dungeons and fights monsters.
Devet has very simple rules, you can start play in just one minute. The goal of the game is to place as much as possible elements to the gaming board, which is a quad-grid 5x5 (but may vary). Elements are 2, 3 and 4 sided squares in all variations - 11 type of elements.
DROD: Architects' Edition
(commercial) Delve deep into King Dugan's dungeon, solving puzzles and fighting monsters. The game is easy to learn, but difficult to complete. There are hundreds of rooms to explore and each is a handcrafted challenge.
DROD: Journey to Rooted Hold
(commercial) Beethro Budkin's adventures continue in this much-anticipated sequel. The game is packed with new rooms, monsters, obstacles, and other elements. You will push on to see the next tricky room, but also to learn what happens next in the story, which is full of events and characters to keep you entertained.
Dynamite is an isometric puzzle game. The evil potentate is ruining everyone's lives! You can use the power of dynamite to destroy his strongholds. Detonate dynamite by the blue load bearing pillars to bring down the castles.
E.V.E. Paradox (Free Edition) is a game suite consisting of three games. Flick is a turn-based puzzler, Orbit is an arcade puzzler, and Arena is a top-view action game. The Free Edition contains a number of levels and is not otherwise restricted. Enhanced editions are available for purchase with additional levels and features for those who want a little something more.
Hardware 3D acceleration highly recommended.
Einstein puzzle is a free cross-platform open source remake of old DOS game Sherlock which was inspired by Albert Einstein's puzzle. Einstein said that only those with an intelligence quotient of 98 percentile and higher should be able to solve it. The game goal is to open all cards in square of 6x6 cards. For this, a number of hints describing relations between card positions are given. Use them to find the correct layout. Einstein features sound support, full internalization, Russian localization, reengineered resource subsystem to allow custom graphics themes and in-game rules browser.
Ensemblist is a 3D puzzle game in which you have to model a given shape with geometric primitives that you must assemble with boolean operations.
A tile-based puzzle game in the style of "Adventures of Lolo" or "Chip's Challenge." Unlike either of those games, Escape doesn't rely at all on reflexes--it's all about your brain.
Fashion Cents Deluxe
(shareware) Fashion Cents Deluxe is an original fashion puzzle game for girls. Like the original game, you are given a wide assortment of hats, tops, bottoms, and shoes in a variety of styles and colors, which you must combine into outfits that are color-coordinated.
(shareware) Figure Fifteen is a game where you try and remove buttons that total fifteen. If you remove all the buttons in the pattern correctly, the underlying picture will show through.
Filler is a graphical game where you occupy coloured hexes by changing colours.
FloboPuyo is a clone of the famous PuyoPuyo that has OpenGL support.
FlowFlowMania is a remake of the classical puzzle game Pipe Mania on Linux with GP2X compliance.
G-Star is a clone of a TI calculator game called D-Star, which are all clones of an HP48 game of the same name. G-Star currently includes 25 levels: 20 from the HP48 version, and 5 from the TI-83 version of the game.
galaxis is a UNIX-hosted, curses-based clone of the nifty little Macintosh freeware game Galaxis.
Gem Drop X
Gem Drop X is a fast-paced puzzle game where it's your job to clear the screen of gems before they squash you! Gem Drop X was directly ported from the original GemDrop for the Atari 8-bit, which was based on "Magical Drop III" by SNK.
Gemz is an SDL implementation of the popular puzzle game "Bejeweled." It is written in C using SDL.
Genuts Cheese Indigestion Puzzle
Genuts Cheese Indigestion Puzzle is a pathfinding puzzle. Help the mouse to eat all the pieces of cheese in each of the 18 puzzle's rooms.
Gewels is a Gnome version of Jewels.
GFingerPoken is a BlackBox-type game for GTK 1.2 or higher. It was heavily inspired by Marble, an old MS Windows shareware game.
glFold is an attempt to make a simplified version of the protein folding problem into a little, fun game.
Glickomania is a simple, but dangerously addictive puzzle. The objective is to clear the board of all tiles by removing groups of identical adjacent tiles. Tiles fall downwards to fill empty gaps, and from right to left to fill empty columns. A slight variation of clickomania is known as "the same game" and it has been implemented in KDE (ksame).
GLightOff is a simple (but not so easy to solve!) puzzle game. The goal is to switch off all the lights on the 5x5 board.