[ubuntu-za] Games?

Jonathan Hitchcock vhata at rucus.net
Tue Jun 20 06:13:07 BST 2006

On Tue 2006-06-20 (07:03), Adrian wrote:
> > Can anyone make any suggestions?  I am looking for first person 
> > shooters, strategy games and to a lesser extent role playing games.  It 
> > would be a bonus if it could interoperate with Windows clients and 
> > servers (Similar to AA).
> > 
> > What are you playing or doing for entertainment on ubuntu/kubuntu?
> Jonathan Hitchcock and I have been playing The Battle for Wesnoth. It's
> a great turn-based strategy game. Its not as pretty as some commercial
> games, but the game play is good and its well thought out.
> Take a look: http://www.wesnoth.org/

The point he didn't mention is that we played against each other, over
our DSL lines, which was rather amusing.

VegaStrike is a seriously impressive space-flight simulation game, along
the lines of the old Frontier/Elite games - non-linear play, you can fly
around the universe doing whatever you want, trading, fighting, being a
pirate, flying rescue missions or whatever.  The graphics are quite

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