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Linux on Desktop: Cool Desktop Applications(Part 2) : 25 Small and Simple Games for your Linux/Ubuntu Desktop

I tend to be a little cynical about list articles. Most are just trolling for links to try to drive ad clicks. And I am pretty certain that this article at Linux on Desktop is doing just that. However, the list given is actually pretty cool. There’s a lot of games in the list that I hadn’t heard of before. I can’t wait to give them a spin, especially Open Invaders (I was a huge Space Invaders fan back in the day) and Abe’s Amazing Adventure.

really cool games and emulators thatyou can install on your Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Desktop (Am giving installation instruction to Ubuntu since it is one the most popular Desktop distribution right now but if you want to install these games in other distribution you can do so with little modification to the installation command/instructions ). Most of the games discussed in the article are simple and small so they should run flawlessly on computers with pretty modest configuration .

Linux on Desktop: Cool Desktop Applications(Part 2) : 25 Small and Simple Games for your Linux/Ubuntu Desktop

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Red vs. Blue closes up shop

Wow, I am actually ending my string of consecutive “Links for XX-XX-XXXX” posts (sometimes I think that del.icio.us makes that too easy) and writing an actual entry in this here blog. And wouldn’t you know, it’s a sad one.  (via Wired): “Red vs. Blue, the cult hit, web-video series created from in-game Halo footage, concludes its genre-defining run as it airs its 100th and final episode Wednesday evening.”

Red -vs- Blue is so good and so funny that I often forget it’s being done via Halo. The writing is excellent, and the humor is actually funny. I am still partial to the first season, myself. There’s something about the way the characters are introduced that just tickled my fancy. I’ll “tune in” for the series finale tomorrow night, and then it’ll be time to fire up the time machine and watch the other 99 episodes, just to remind me what I missed

GameDrift – Technology and Gaming Combined – News – New Team Fortress 2 Details Emerge

GameDrift – Technology and Gaming Combined – News – New Team Fortress 2 Details Emerge

Originally from the German gaming mag “PC Action

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