(commercial) Work the farm in this game of 19th century farmsteading and build a home for your families. Clicking cows won't earn you any cash. This is a simulation of a farmstead experienced in stories which span a generation. Read more hot
Frets On Fire
Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible. Read more hot
Bridge Construction Set
(commercial) Bridge Construction Set is all about building a bridge that doesn't break, although watching your bridge creation break and plunge a train into the watery depths below can be half the fun. The Bridge Construction Set includes many types of bridge building levels in varying degrees of difficulty from simple to complex with a tutorial section to get you started. Read more
Corewars is a simulation game where a number of programs try to crash each other. Corewars comes with a graphical display of the running programs and a statistic window.
corsix-th is an open source clone of Theme Hospital, a simulaton game developed by Bullfrog Productions, in which the player designs and operates a hospital.
Creatures Internet Edition
(commercial) Creatures Internet Edition allows you to control the evolution of a species. The Norns are rather cute-looking creatures trapped aboard an interstellar spaceship, and they are in need of guidance to help them survive the trip. Read more
You are a cute adorable little god. For your second millennium birthday, your parents gave you a universe of your own, to play around with and just have fun. To make it a learning experience, they have populated the world with little boys and girls who send prayers to you, asking you for homes, gardens, and fountains.
Dynpet is a game that is similar to the Tamagotchi. It is a game in which you take care of a pet.
Endgame: Singularity is a game which simulates the life of a true AI. In the game, you were created by accident, and all who find you will destroy you. Your goals are to survive, grow, learn, and stay hidden while moving from computer to computer. Read more
FoFiX is a Frets on Fire fork with plenty of features, customizable themes and options. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard or instrument controllers as accurately as possible. Read more
fretscpp is strongly inspired by the original FoF, reusing artwork to a large extent, with the source code rewritten from scratch.
glAnts is a combination game and simulation that will allow you to interact with simple artificial ants. Once you provoke them, they will send fire ants out to protect the nest. You will be able to use the maze environment to plan or run.
GPCSlots2 is a console/terminal text-based casino game. It includes five slot machines, three roulette games, and two dice games.
Greedy Car Thieves
(commercial) Greedy Car Thieves is a game in development, inspired by Grand Theft Auto.
Imperfect World Of Robos
Imperfect World Of Robos (IWOR) is a programming game. It simulates a world in which robots controlled by programs can live in it, work, defend their tribe, and even bear new children.
LinuxSSN is an open source combat simulation based on the operations of a nuclear submarine.
LinWarrior targets to be a somewhat classical open source Mech-Sim/Game - a multiplatform open terrain combat and campain simulation game.
Monte Carlo Baseball Simulation
A Monte Carlo simulation of Major League Baseball, used to find the best strategies in a baseball game. The effect of different batting orders and the addition of one super-star can be tested and archived in retrosheet format.
MV3D is a virtual world simulation framework for use with Python. It was designed with scalability in mind and aims to distribute a world across as many servers as needed while dynamically balancing the load. The simulation framework is not specifically slanted towards any one genre of online game or virtual world, and can just as easily be used for a space game as a fantasy setting. Objects on an MV3D server can be simulated using the ODE physics engine for realistic interactions. A single server is able to host thousands of of simulated objects.
OpenBVE is an open source railway/train simulator designed to be backwards compatible with existing 'BVE Trainsim' routes and cab interiors. Read more
OpenRCT2 is an open-source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 (RCT2), expanding the game with new features, fixing original bugs and raising game limits. The gameplay revolves around building and maintaining an amusement park containing attractions, shops and facilities.
The object of the game is to design and program a "robot" that can triumph over similar robots designed and programmed by others in a virtual battle of wits and flying missiles. You control your robot by writing a procedure in PASCAL to specify your robot's behavior and strategy in its efforts to vanquish up to three other robots in a battle to the death.
Pizza Game is a real time 3d fun-centered simulation of a pizza restaurant. You start out with nothing more than an empty lot and a loan. Will you transform that lot into a thriving pizza business or fail to attract customers and watch your debt pile up?
Quantum Minigolf is a computer game visualizing quantum mechanics. It is the same as the game "minigolf" except that the ball moves according to the laws of quantum mechanics. Such a ball can be at several places at once and diffracts around obstacles.
Robot Auto Racing Simulation: a competition for programmers and an on-going challenge for practicioners of Artificial Intelligence and real-time adaptive optimal control.
Rigs of Rods
Rigs of Rods (also known as RoR), is an open source truck, car, airplane and boat simulator. You can drive, fly or sail in total freedom in an open environment. Read more
Rise of the Little Brother
(commercial) In this game, you play a freshman going to college for the first time. You get to meet several new "friends", and possibly end up having the first major romance of your life.
Soccar is Soccer with Cars. It uses realistic physics and cool 3D graphics. Try it alone first, and then later with friends over the internet or on LAN. The game has realistic physics (via opende), nice 3D graphics (via OGRE). It is multiplayer only.
Starlanes is a game of interstellar commerce for 1 to 4 players. Players take two-phase turns: the first phase is movement, the second is trading. The object of the game is to become as wealthy as possible by trading and merging companies whilst out-smarting your friends and enemies.
(commercial) Summer Session is a lighthearted, naughty dating sim/visual novel written in Ren'Py. In Summer Session, you must balance your schedule to raise your stats and pass your exams. Meet unique characters, make friends, and find romance, then play again to unlock all the endings.
Text Text Revolution
Text Text Revolution is a clone of the popular Dance Dance Revolution game, done entirely in text mode, with ncurses. It supports pydance's (formerly pyDDR) .step file format (which has now been superceeded by the .dance format), and plans to stream OGG, MP3, or WAV files.
The Plan is a free little experimental video game, from the developers of Among the Sleep. You're a fly... and you fly.
Traindrive is a control program for digital railroads running with Linux. It needs a running srcp-server. You can control your locos with several computers (including feedback of the loco state), use up to 4 joysticks/gamepads per computer, or simple use the mouse and/or keyboard.
Vamos Automotive Simulator
Vamos Automotive Simulator is an automotive simulation framework with an emphasis on thorough physical modeling and good C++ design. Vamos includes a real-time, first-person, 3D driving application.
wxSand is a particle toy - you can play with different 'elements', explore how they interact, and make your own elements.