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This article is a landing page for many of the games (especially open source variants) available in Gentoo's main ebuild repository.

Available software

This is a list of games highlights available in Gentoo. Click on one of the following categories to see more:

  • Games/action — action style games available in the Gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/arcade — arcade style games available in the Gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/emulation — provides an overview of game emulators available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/engines — provides an overview of game emulators available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/FPS — provides an overview of first person shooter games available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/misc — provides an overview of games that do not fall into other categories that are available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/puzzle — provides an overview of puzzle games available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/roguelike — provides an overview of roguelike games that are available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/RPG — provides an overview of role playing games that are available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/simulation — provides an overview of simulator games that are available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/sports — provides an overview of sports games that are available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Games/strategy — provides an overview of strategy games that are available in the ::gentoo ebuild repository.

Adding a game to this list

Follow this template (more or less):

  1. Full name (should be a link to the homepage).
  2. Brief description (can include a very short form of story introduction).
  3. What type of game is this? similar games? (gameplay).
  4. What are the core features? (story? multiplayer?).
  5. Interesting facts (what engine?).
  6. Optional packages, tips to get it working, prerequisites (not ebuild deps).
  7. Screenshot if possible (mind the license).
  8. Link to the package definition.
  9. Video-link if possible (e.g. "let's play" on YouTube).

See also

  • Project:Games/Ebuild howto (outdated)
  • Steam — a video game digital distribution service by Valve.
  • Wine — an application that allows Windows software to run on Linux and other POSIX-compliant operating systems.

External resources