The FreeCol team aims to create an Open Source version of Colonization (released under the GPL). At first we'll try to make an exact clone of Colonization. The visuals will be brought up to date with more recent standards but will remain clean, simple and functional. Certain new 'features' will be implemented but the gameplay and the rules will be exactly the same as the original game. Examples of modern features are: an isometric map and multiplayer support. Read more hot
FreeOrion is a turn-based game of epic space strategy game inspired by Master of Orion. It builds on the classic '4X' model by incorporating the nation-building elements of games such as Europa Universalis 2 and a versatile tactical combat engine. Read more hot
Glest is a project for making a free 3d real-time customizable strategy game. The current version is fully playable, includes single player game against CPU controlled players, two factions with their corresponding tech trees, units, buildings and some maps. Read more hot
Globulation 2 is an innovative high quality Real-Time Strategy [RTS], which minimizes micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to the units. The player has to choose the number of units he wants for the different tasks, and the units will do their best to satisfy the requests. This allows to manage more units and to focus on the strategy. Read more hot
Savage: The Battle for Newerth
Choose to be a commander and you will play an in-depth RTS managing the stronghold, or choose to be a warrior and you will play an intense game of first person combat. With the creation of a new game play genre, RTSS (Real Time Strategy Shooter), Savage expertly redefines the first-person shooter and real-time strategy genres by combining elements of both into one cohesive experience. Read more hot
Spring has the ambitious aim of creating the best ever Real-time strategy, a strategic game that is distinctly not turn-based. It sets out to bring the gameplay experience of Total Annihilation (TA) into three dimensions. Read more hot
The Battle for Wesnoth
The Battle for Wesnoth is a fantasy turn-based strategy game. Battle for control of villages, using variety of units which have advantages and disadvantages in different types of terrains and against different types of attacks. Units gain experience and advance levels, and are carried over from one scenario to the next campaign. Read more hot
UFO: Alien Invasion
UFO: Alien Invasion is a strategy game featuring tactical combat against hostile alien forces which are about to infiltrate earth at this very moment. You are in command of a small special unit which has been founded to face the alien strike force. To be successful on the long run, you will also have to have a research team study the aliens and their technologies in order to learn as much as possible about their technology, their goals and the aliens themselves. Read more hot
X³: Reunion is a space trading, empire building, combat game similar in some respects to the classic game, Elite. Read more hot
20,000 Light Years Into Space
You have to build and maintain a steam distribution network on an alien planet, while under attack from aliens and other hazards. The game has three difficulty levels, an interactive tutorial, and a scoring system.
ADIC (Any door is closed) is a unique cooperative multi-player game. The goal is to lock all the players of the other teams.
Annals of Rome retro remake
Annals of Rome is a remake of a turn-based strategy game written from scratch, using graphics created with screenshots of the Spectrum release.
Attal: Lords of Doom
Attal: Lords of Doom is a turn-based strategy game under Linux that can be played alone (against AI) or against others through a network (in French).
Battle for Mandicor
Battle for Mandicor is a free real-time strategy game. Its engine is based on Stratagus.
Battlemass is a turn-based strategy game with both single-player and multi-player support. A match is played on a map consisting of tiles, and in turns of 3 phases ? combat, harvest and build. The goal is to destroy your opponent's Base/City Unit. One of the cool features of the game is that you harvest the map/board's tiles for resources but in the process destroy the tiles, and any unit on such a tile.
Beastlands - Song of the Were
Beastlands - Song of the Were is a lightweight hack and slash adventure game with some RPG elements.
Bitfighter is a free multi-player 2-D space combat game with Robotron-like controls. It is a team-based strategy game featuring retro vector graphics and customizable ships. The game is fast, addictive, and hectic. Read more
Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green
Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green (BMTG3), Bunker Wars, or Umaro as the project is sometimes referred to as, is a side-scrolling or 1-dimensional strategy game that pits two people against each other in a duel over a stretch of land.
Boson is a real-time strategy game, like Command&Conquer(tm) or StarCraft(tm). It is designed to run on Unix (Linux) computers and uses the QT Toolkit and the QwSpriteField library. A minimum of two players is required, since there is no artifical intelligence yet. Read more
Cultivation is a game about the interactions within a gardening community. The resources needed for genetic propagation are tight, and relations can become tense. Cultivation explores self-interest, the common good, conflict, and compromise.
Demolization is a Civilization clone but with a more political nature.
Dominions II: The Ascension Wars
(commercial) Acting as a pretender god leading one of seventeen different nations, players will strive to become the one true god through the power of spell and steel.
dopewars is a free Unix/Win32 rewrite of a game originally based on "Drug Wars" by John E. Dell. The idea of dopewars is to deal in drugs on the streets of New York, amassing a huge fortune and paying off the loan shark, while avoiding the ever-annoying police.
DungeonX is a text-based game where your immediate goal is to come out alive and win.
"Entombed!" is a one- or two-player maze game based on the classic Atari 2600 game "Entombed". You and your team of archeologists have fallen into the "catacombs of the zombies." There's no time for research, though; the walls are closing in, and the zombies have sprung to life!
Evolution RTS is an open source real-time-strategy-like game. Evolution RTS revolves around fast thinking and micro-management as well as macro-management gameplay. Read more
Ex Astris is a game in the style of Elite and Space Trader: a strategy game of trading goods between different worlds.
Final Frontier Trader
Final Frontier Trader is a 2D single player space strategy, combat, and trading game. You pilot a starship which is upgradable. You can buy, sell, or trade parts and even new starships. You can even join a fleet for experience in missions and combat.
FreeSynd is a cross-platform,
GPLed reimplementation of the classic Bullfrog game, Syndicate.
FreeVikings reimplements the DOS game Lost Vikings.
Galaxy is a multiplayer strategic space game. Player represents one race in huge Universe. The goal of the player is to control all Game Universe.
You have arrived to the Galaxy PBW home page. Let this page be the brief introduction to Galaxy PBW. Galaxy PBW is a game, or, more precisely, Galaxy PBW is the game engine. It is based on the Galaxy PBEM strategic multiplayer wargame
GalaxyHack allows you to design a fleet of spaceships which can then be tested in AI script based battles against fleets designed by other players. Though battles take place in real time, the strategy comes before hand, both in writing short AI scripts in a simple scripting language, and also in the set up and selection of your fleet.
GalaxyView is a turn viewer for Galaxy, a multiplayer play-by-email game of interstellar war. Features include a map with detailed information, a ship designer, a move editor, turn report charts, a battle simulator, forecast, history and help.
Gamma Low is an open-source, multiplayer strategy game where players in two teams fight for the dominance of a cellular system in a real-time, match-based environment. In each team, one player is elected to be The Mind, the commander. A few other players are chosen to be his tactical helpers, called the Spirits and the other players form the working and attacking force of the team.
GCCP is a GURPS Character Creation Program (for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, etc). GURPS is a role playing game by Steven Jackson Games.
Genghis is a Risk-like text-only game written in C++.
Ghornon's Hammer Alpha
Ghornon's Hammer is a 3D strategy adventure game based on missions and adventure rather than on mass armies or leveling stats.
ghtsclient spoken GTK+ Holsham Traders Client is an GTK+ based client application for the Holsham Traders realtime multiplayer trading game for Linux.
Gigalomania is a 2D real time strategy game that is a clone of Mega-Lo-Mania. The gameplay consists of researching and developing new technology with which to conquer your enemies, from rocks and sticks to nuclear weapons and spaceships. Read more
GNOME War Pad
GNOME War Pad is a play-by-email space conquest strategy game, it can be played by 11 players max. This game is being played by strategy fanatics all over the world for some years now, is very addictive and there are several servers on the Internet that host various kinds of this games.
The strategy game of Greed. Try to eat as much as possible of the board before munching yourself into a corner.
GtkBalls a clone of well-known game DOS game, Lines.
Hacker Evolution: Untold
(commercial) The concept behind Hacker Evolution: Untold is to create a game that challenges the gamers intelligence, attention and focus, creating a captivating mind game. To progress in this game, you need to be good at solving puzzles, examining code and bits of information, to help you achieve your objectives. Read more
Heroes of Newerth
(commercial) Heroes of Newerth (HoN) is a real-time strategy game heavily based on the Warcraft III scenario Defense of the Ancients, or DotA. Read more
Holsham Traders is a realtime multiplayer trading game. You are a trader who sends transporters around and tries to make as much money as possible by buying and selling goods.
Homeworld SDL is a Linux port of the Homeworld code released by Relic. It is still in a very early state, and many of the features (and stability) of the Windows version are not yet implemented.
Hyades is a free space strategy game developed using the GPL. In Hyades, there are no battle boards or special battle engines?all battles take place in the same 3D space that ships travel through from star to star. Hyades features realistic game mechanics and multiplayer oriented play.
IceBreaker is a game involving a bunch of penguins on an iceberg in Antarctica.
IGE - Outer Space
IGE - Outer Space is an on-line strategy game which takes place in the dangerous universe. You will become powerful commander of many stars, planets, and great fleets and will struggle for survival with other commanders.
Invasion - Battle of Survival
Battle of Survival is a real-time strategy game using the Stratagus game engine. Invasion - Battle of Survival 2.0 integrates new features like Guichan menus, improved UI, image-based map system, new units, new set elements, internationalisation.