Freeciv is a multiuser reimplementation for Unix/X of the famous Microprose game of Civilization. By default, the game is an improved Civ II, but this can be customized; modpacks for near-100% compatibility with Civ I and Civ II are included. Multiuser gameplay is real-time: in each turn, all human players move concurrently. The game is designed to remain fairly playable even on poor network connections. Freeciv can also be played on standalone machines, and its AI players are a good challenge for beginners. The source code comes with the server, two X clients, and non-X clients for MS Windows and Amiga. Freeciv is released under the GNU General Public License. It is maintained by an international team of coders and enthusiasts, and is easily one of the most fun and addictive network games out there.
Empire is a game that is played against human opponents over a computer network. It is possible for a game to last from a few hours to many months. While the common goal of an Empire player is to win, there is no clear-cut definition of what winning is. Players may seek to achieve whatever goals they want to achieve.
Babelize is a collection of localizations for Linux games. It currently features French, German, Polish, and Spanish translations for "Heroes of Might and Magic III", as well as French, German, and Spanish translations for "Alpha Centauri - Alien Crossfire". The goal of the project is to provide localizations for as many native Linux games as possible.
Scorched 3D is a modernization of the classic DOS game Scorched Earth ("The Mother Of All Games"). It incorporates a lively three dimensional landscape that includes animated jets, naval vessels, water, and even birds, in addition to detailed tanks and projectiles. Other enhancements include LAN and Internet play and music.
Quantum Star SE is a browser-based space strategy and trading game played across a mapped galaxy against other players. Utilizing mining, trading, research, and production through easy-to-use tools, QS enables both broad micro-management of resources or more "aggregated" methods. Players compete, combat enemy fleets, and manage planets to become the "last man standing". No user downloads are required, and the game is free to host or play.
UFO: Alien Invasion is a squad-based tactical strategy game in the tradition of the old X-COM PC games, but with a twist. This game combines military realism with hard science-fiction and the weirdness of an alien invasion. The carefully constructed turn-based system gives you pin-point control of your squad while maintaining a sense of pace and danger. The story is set in the year 2084. You control a secret organization charged with defending Earth from a brutal alien enemy.