24 Addictive Free Linux Games (Part 2 of 3)
There are many factors that help to make a game a classic.
It could be the storyline, the graphics, the engine, the
controls, even the different game modes. The folk at LinuxLinks have
been obsessed with playing games over the past few months scouring as
many titles as possible to find more great games for your
enjoyment. Of course, in the final analysis it is the gamer
which decides whether a game is a classic.
The purpose of this article is to identify some of our
favourite free Linux games which are highly addictive. They
may not offer realistic graphics, original ideas, or the slickest
interface. However, these qualities do not necessarily make a game more
appealing. Some of the games featured here have simplistic graphics,
one even has ASCII graphics. However, what they all offer is great
gameplay coupled with the urge of always having just one more play.
There are some real gems here.
To be eligible for inclusion in this list each game
needed to meet the following requirements:
to play (no download charge, no monthly charge)
Does not require Wine to run. Wine is a compatibility layer
for running Windows software.
Not in the early stages of development
This article is the second instalment in a three part series
entitled 24 Addictive Free Linux Games. If you missed the first part,
it is available to read here.
Now, let's examine the 8 games at hand. For each game we
have compiled its own portal page, providing screenshots of the game in
action, a full description of the game, with an in-depth analysis of
the features of the game, together with links to relevant resources and
If you don't see some of your favourite games covered above,
be because they have already been featured in one of our earlier
articles such as 42
of the Best Free Linux Games, 42
More of the Best Free Linux Games, 21
More of the Best Free
Linux Games, a three part feature entitled 42 Hot
Free Linux Games (Part
3), a Chess
feature, and Educational
Games. Many of these games are highly addictive too!
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Last Updated Saturday, April 07 2012 @ 05:59 AM EDT