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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 via Gentoo's package manager. Click on one of the following categories to see more:

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 — intended to give an overview of how to write good game ebuilds. (outdated)
  • Steam — a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services.
  • Wine — an application that allows Windows software to run on Linux.

External resources