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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 The world of Open Source is full of surprises. Not only some of the best game engines belong to the community, also a wide variety of games are developed and supported from time to time. We have compiled a list of 8 awesome Open Source games here.

Open Source Games, 2048, Armagetron Advanced, AstroMenace, Bos Wars, Chaotic Rage, Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup, Paradroid, MegaGlest




1.2048

2048 is a single-player online and mobile game created in March 2014 by 19-year-old Italian web developer Gabriele Cirulli, in which the objective is to slide tiles on a grid to combine them and create a tile with the number 2048.

2.Armagetron Advanced

Armagetron Advanced is a multiplayer game in 3D that attempts to emulate and expand on the light cycle sequence from the film Tron. It is available for Linux, OS X, Microsoft Windows, AmigaOS 4 and OpenBSD as free software released under version 2 of the GNU General Public License.

3.AstroMenace

AstroMenace is a 3D scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game, developed by Viewizard. It is based on the C++ game AstroMenace which was released in February 2007 as shareware for Windows and freeware for Linux.

4.Bos Wars

Bos Wars is a futuristic real time strategy game (RTS). In a RTS game, the player has to combat his enemies while developing his war economy. Everything runs in real-time, as opposed to turn-based games where the player always has to wait for his turn. The trick is to balance the effort put into building his economy and building an army to defend and attack the enemies.

5.Chaotic Rage

Chaotic Rage is a free, open source, third-person shooter supporting campaign, single, split-screen and network games. Built using SDL and OpenGL, the game is cross-platform although only Windows and Android binaries are officially released.

6.Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is an open-source, single-player, role-playing roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting in dungeons filled with dangerous and unfriendly monsters in a quest to rescue the mystifyingly fabulous Orb of Zot.

7.Paradroid

Paradroid is a Commodore 64 computer game written by Andrew Braybrook and published by Hewson Consultants in 1985. It was also remade as Paradroid 90 for the Amiga and Atari ST home computers and as Paradroid 2000 for the Acorn Archimedes. There exist several fan-made remakes for modern PCs.

8.MegaGlest

MegaGlest is a free and open source real-time strategy computer game in a fantasy world, mixing elements of re-imagined past civilizations, magic and steam punk.

Saurabh Singh, EFYTIMES News Network


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