[SATLUG] Fedora 9

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Sun May 25 21:26:37 CDT 2008


Tweeks wrote:
> On Sunday 25 May 2008 06:46:30 pm Jonathan Hull wrote:
> [...]
>> Not many notable native Linux games? There are a lot. Just to name a
>> few commercial games
> 
> Some really cool non-commercial games too.. in fact.. all of the VERY FIRST 
> multi-player (graphical) Internet games in existence were only on UN*X/X11 
> (way back before the original wolfenstien was even around doing it's hokey 
> serial port and LAN/IPX only game play on Win3.1!) 
> Some of these oldy-goldy time wasters were:
> 	Netrek:	http://www.netrek.org/ http://www.netrek.org/about/2005-newbie.html
> 	xpilot:		http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XPilot
> 	xtanks:		http://documentation.wikia.com/wiki/Xtank/Introduction
> 
> and my all time favorite (more current)...
> 	Scorched3D:	http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scorched_3D
> 
> p.s. An interesting read on the history of online games:
> 	http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_online_games

Games?

The penny-arcade game just came out. And it runs on linux. Download the 
demo at least, and show that you support linux gaming! It's only $20 to 
buy. To get a lot of the jokes you need to read penny-arcade tho. I 
thought it was fun regardless.

David


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