CaveExpress is a classic 2D platform game set in prehistoric times. You play the hero masquerading as a caveman.Read more
DroidFish is an Android port of the Stockfish chess engine, combined with a feature-rich graphical user interface.Read more
More and more people are switching to Linux because it has a very user-friendly interface and is more stable after updates than Windows.Read more
In this series, we look at a range of home activities where Linux can make the most of our time at home, keeping active and engaged. The change of lifestyle enforced by Covid-19 is an opportunity to expand our horizons, and spend more time on activities we have neglected in the past.Read more
With so many young children currently unable to follow their usual routine of going to school, playing with friends, and undertaking many hobbies, it’s vital to keep them happy and learning.Read more
The Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis) was a leading 16-bit video game console system. The console was developed by Sega Corporation in 1988. Sega was unable to obtain trademark rights in North America, and it was released in that market under the name of Sega Genesis.Read more
Game engines play a crucial role in the fast creation and development of computer games. As they offer a collection of visual development tools, and are often presented in an integrated development environment, they vastly accelerate the development of games.Read more
Interactive fiction is a form of computer game which shares many traits with fiction in book form, role-playing games and puzzle-solving. It’s one of the oldest forms of computer games. Here’s our recommendations.
Interactive fiction is a somewhat nebulous phrase. It can refer to text adventures where the player uses text input to control the game, and the game state is relayed with text output. They are known as text adventures.Read more
Pocketsprite Game Console is billed as the open-source tamagotchi of 2018. The device isn’t aimed at a niche, nerdy group, rather, it’s targeting a growing majority of game lovers and capable coders.
The device sports a 240MHz dual-core ESP32 processor and 520KB of RAM, which is sufficient to play 8-bit classic games, and still fit on a keychain.Read more
Roguelike is a sub-genre of role-playing games. It literally means “a game like Rogue”. Rogue is a dungeon crawling video game, first released in 1980 by developers Michel Toy, Glenn Wichman and Ken Arnold. The game stood out from the crowd by being fiendishly addictive. The game’s goal was to retrieve the Amulet of Yendor, hidden deep in the 26th level, and ascend back to the top, all set in a world based on Dungeons & Dragons.Read more