As usual, being on the lookout for new and interesting information regarding linux & open source games. I came across a recent post by Cynthia Harvey, a columnist at Datamation highlighting the lighter side of gaming.
A rather curious list that even covers board games and open source applications that you might just find, entertaining.
“As you read through, you’ll probably notice that many of the titles are remakes or are designed “in the tradition of” older games, many of them from the 90s, 80s, or even earlier. It seems open source developers often miss the games they played in their youth and update them for the new generation of players.
You also might notice that a small but growing number of these games are available for mobile platforms, particularly Android. Given the growing popularity of smartphones, that trend shouldn’t be a surprise, and it seems likely to continue.
With no further ado, here’s the 2012 edition of the “funnest” open source apps. As always, please use the comments section below to let us know about any worthy apps we might have overlooked.”
Here is the full and complete article in PDF (with the respective links). Enjoy!