GCompris is an educational software suite with numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game-orientated, but nonetheless still educational. These include computer discovery (keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures), algebra (table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image), science (the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation), geography (place the country on the map), games (chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku), reading practice, and others (learn to tell time, puzzles of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, etc.). It currently offers in excess of 100 activities, and more are being developed.
Card Monsters lets you play a creatures, instants, and sorceries. You to play the game against a computer-controlled opponent. Currently there are over 300 cards, and you can play in constructed, sealed, and draft mode. The program can automatically download all of the card pictures. The GUI is basic but very usable.
Cradle of Rome is a game in which you build ancient Rome, the most legendary city of all time. In the game, you must conquer 100 intuitively designed levels by swapping tiles and matching three or more in a row. You can collect supplies and build 5 historical epochs. It lets you reconstruct masterpieces of Roman architecture, build the Coliseum to train gladiators, and even rebuild the Pantheon, the temple of all the Roman gods.
Cradle of Persia is an engaging puzzle game where you build the mysterious heart of Ancient Persia. The original capital of the Achaemenid Empire was adored with luxurious metals, gems, and stone carvings that were set to impress peasants and visiting nobles alike. But its exotic gardens and the impressive architecture that once filled this place have long since vanished in the passing sands. Now you've got the chance to seek out the riddles of these ruins as you travel through the land of a thousand and one nights. To do this you will need skill and a keen wit, but the result - if you survive - will unlock a mystery never before seen by man, here in the Cradle of Persia.
USokoban is a Sokoban clone for Linux. It features open external XSB Sokoban levelsets, support for level sizes up to 60x60, support for solutions of unlimited length, a fast algorithm for box pushing, unlimited undos, changes of skins, pasting of levels or solutions directly from the clipboard, copying solutions to the clipboard, a simple solver, and solution management.
Asymptopia Crossword Builder (Math/Text) is an application that runs in any modern Web browser, but does not require an Internet connection (if it is installed locally). The application was designed to allow teachers to quickly produce well-designed, challenging activities. The application features a configuration panel where the user can either enter their own word-hint pairs, or generate math-crossword problems via a single button. The math functionality generates word:hint pairs like: "four:7/x-3/8=11/8", where the hint corresponds to the problem, and the student would write the letters "four" in the corresponding boxes of the puzzle.