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Linux games

  1. 1. Welcome toNorth East Wisconsin Linux User Group ( NEWLUG ) Monthly Meeting Tonights Topic Linux Games
  2. 2. Linux Games Linux has games? Yes it does. Glad you asked. Early Linux games?http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_gaming Why GNU Linux games? Free and Open source
  3. 3. HistoryGames originally started out in Unix which weremostly text games.NetHack,NetTrek,Xbill,XEvil,xbattle,Xconq andXpilot.1994 Doom was ported to Linux by Dave D.Taylor1998 – 2002 Loki Software expanded gaming byhaving an installer and sound development.
  4. 4. Game GenreLogic Games - Enima, Five or More, Four-in-a-row, gbriny klotksi, Lights Off, Mine, Soduko,Swell Foop, TetravexRole Playing Games aka RPG – Battle forWestnothAdventureClassic ArcadeFighting
  5. 5. Game GenreFirst Person Shooters aka FPSMMORPGMOO – Multi-User-DomainPuzzlesRacing Games – Tux RacerRPG -Real Time Strategy aka RTSSerious GamesSimulations -
  6. 6. Game GenreSports GamesThird Person ShootersWeb base games- Angry Birds
  7. 7. Why are games important to Linux?It is something we like to do in our spare time.Plus its FUN.
  8. 8. Websites for Linux Games http://www.penguspy.com/ http://www.linuxgames.com/ http://www.happypenguin.org/ http://www.lgdb.org/ http://www.humblebundle.com/

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