What's your favorite native Linux game?

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Ranthe » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:00 am

Oolite (http://www.oolite.org/)
Among the seven trillion people who are - at least officially - Cooperative citizens, you are nobody. So far, anyway. You've got a ship, some weapons, and enough spare cash to get started - and one day, you might get the fame, wealth or glory you want. Perhaps one day, everyone might know your name. If, that is, you can survive that long.

The two thousand star systems of the Cooperative once enjoyed a golden age of peace and prosperity, and perhaps the wealthiest of them can still pretend to. The trade ships that once safely travelled between planets now have to be well armed and escorted to fend off pirate attacks, from small-time criminals desperate for their next meal, to powerful robber barons extracting tithes from everyone who passes through their space.

The Cooperative's police force, concentrated near a few influential planets, can no longer maintain order. The mercenaries they hire for a few credits a kill are too few, too unreliable to do so either. And in the darkness between the stars, an old enemy lurks, fearless, perhaps waiting for order to collapse entirely.

Good luck, Commander.


Oolite is inspired by the 8-bit classic Elite, and many aspects of gameplay will be familiar to players of that game. In the tradition of open-world games, there's no overall story: you can be a millionaire trader, a veteran combateer, a feared pirate, a lonely miner, a notorious smuggler, or all of them, or something else entirely, based on your own actions.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Sableyes » Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:14 am

My fave game 'was' Second Life. As we no longer have a proper native client I guess its time for me to look for a new MMO to play.

Also really enjoyed Dust, Little Inferno, World of Goo and Sworcery.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby MMcD488 » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:29 pm

I'm really into re-living my childhood with emulators. I use Kega Fusion, SNES9X, ePSXe, and PCSX2. I find myself playing ePSXe and PCSX2 the most since I still have stacks of old PS and PS2 disks laying around. A lot of great games in those eras...
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby MajorMuff » Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:07 am

MMcD488 wrote:I'm really into re-living my childhood with emulators. I use Kega Fusion, SNES9X, ePSXe, and PCSX2. I find myself playing ePSXe and PCSX2 the most since I still have stacks of old PS and PS2 disks laying around. A lot of great games in those eras...

I still have all those consoles and play them on a regular basis. Good times...
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby LinuxN00b » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:27 pm

For me would be all of the grand strategy game from Paradox Interactive such as Europa Universalis IV, Crusader Kings 2, Hearts of Iron IV and Stellaris, the best collection of history based strategy games out there by far! and I should include Civ V in there and L4D2, but I will kill for a native port of Skyrim and Oblivion :cry:

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Vanets » Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:02 pm

1) Neverwinter Nights 1
2) Unreal Tournament
3) OpenTTD

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby jmorris84 » Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:42 pm

Vanets wrote:1) Neverwinter Nights 1
2) Unreal Tournament
3) OpenTTD

How did you get UT running?

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Vanets » Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:21 am

jmorris84 wrote:
Vanets wrote:1) Neverwinter Nights 1
2) Unreal Tournament
3) OpenTTD

How did you get UT running?


Simple, download UT for linux from torrent :)
Or you can run UT GOTY(GOG edition) with PlayOnLinux, also works fine.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby gary.zw » Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:38 am

My favorite is Return to Castle Wolfenstein. Runs perfectly on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon natively. Also Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is fun
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby reddot » Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:48 pm

borderlands 2 is on sale on steam until 09/19/16. its even worse than counter strike, i can get off BL2. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
warzone 2100 its native and also in repo.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby DeanoVIP » Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:22 am

Currently playing Faster than Light :D
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Moem » Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:27 am

Sableyes wrote:Also really enjoyed Dust, Little Inferno, World of Goo and Sworcery.

Yes yes yes to Little Inferno! :D
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Phicksur » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:48 pm

Thankfully, most of my Steam games had Linux versions. Now I only buy games that have a Linux version as well as a Windows version.

Favorites, In order:
X3: Terran Conflict (I will get that damned HUB finished!)
7 Days to Die (After each update it tends to take a bit for them to get to fixing Linux, but it still works well.)
Gnomoria
Kerbal Space Program
Shoppe Keep
Metro 2033 Redux
Divinity: Original Sin
The Talos Principle
Brutal Legend (a little buggy)
And, of course, Minecraft.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Houchou » Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:02 pm

as a casual player....

I guess, that would be .... mainly slashem (ascii art rogue like and difficult)
also naev and freeorion....

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Fuzzy Penquin » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:25 pm

Several people have mentioned Neverwinter Nights 1, and since I absolutely love that game from my Windows days (one reason I still dual boot), now I'm gonna have to see about getting it to run in Linux too! OMG I love creating modules for that game.

Other Linux games I love are: Minetest, and the Mario knock-offs (SuperTux or something, can't remember exact name since my computer is down for modding, repairs, and upgrades).... I know I have a few others, but I just can't think of them right now. Been a year since I had a working computer (extreme procrastination FTW!). :shock: :?

Will have to check out some of the other games you guy have mentioned, most of which I didn't know could be run in Linux, especially natively.
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Divine_Serpent » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:59 pm

The Talos Principle on Steam was a great game. The graphics and gameplay were very good even for a Linux machine.
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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby ephraimshofar » Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:01 am

Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind - (running it on OpenMW - HIGHLY recommended rather than running it through Wine).

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby Ryan_Stevens » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:01 am

I like these two native games for Linux Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby EricFarmer7x » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:39 pm

MMcD488 wrote:I'm really into re-living my childhood with emulators. I use Kega Fusion, SNES9X, ePSXe, and PCSX2. I find myself playing ePSXe and PCSX2 the most since I still have stacks of old PS and PS2 disks laying around. A lot of great games in those eras...


I do the same often as well. I find that sometimes going back and replaying old games is more fun than new.

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Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Postby charvey » Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:53 pm

i was surprised to not see one of the oldest mmorpg's for Linux listed here yet...Eternal Lands. i liked it so much i got the windows version when my Linux HD crashed. Its an older game but well worth a look. The game can be pure crafting or combat or a mix of both. The gfx might be a bit old for some people but the story line is well written as YOU write your own as you play :) . Happy gaming all...
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