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.