Best Free and Open Source Software – Games

Take a break with some great games.

Gaming
If you believe that Linux is just for business, think again! There are thousands of games
The hottest Linux games covering all genres: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
More quality games, again divided into three parts: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Even more hot games, again divided into three parts: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Highly addictive games: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Notable games: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Up-and-Coming Games: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Peachy Games: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4
Roguelike games - Roguelike is a sub-genre of role-playing games
Free Steam Games - Roundup of no charge Linux games hosted on the Steam Platform
Video Console Emulators - Nintendo Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Wii, Sega Mega Drive, Sony PlayStation 2, Sony PlayStation 3, and many others
Mega Drive Emulators - The Sega Mega Drive was a leading 16-bit video game console system
Home Computer Emulators - Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad and Amiga
ZX Spectrum Emulators - Reminiscing the Wonderful ZX Spectrum
Quirky Home Computer Emulators - Experience Home Computers that Missed the Big Time
Educational - Games edutainment combining education and entertainment
Chess - including clients, databases and engines
Chess in a Few Bytes - Chess implemented in less than 1K
Online Board Games - A great device of social interaction
Puzzle - Mentally stimulating, and a great diversion from everyday life
ASCII Games - No fancy graphics here, just great gameplay coupled with the urge of always having just one more play
More ASCII Games - Real ASCII gems which are immensely addictive and great fun to play
Commercial Games - Native Linux games that require a payment
More high quality commercial games, divided into a three part series: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Showcasing the finest commercial indie games, divided into a three part series: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
Engines for developers to create high quality games: Part 1 - Part 2
Sparkling Game Engines - Develop great cross-platform games
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