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Questions tagged [game]

For questions asking for game recommendations meeting specific criteria.

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Educational games to master unix command line?

Looking for recommendations, for some simple trainer style games to improve my command line skills. Could be something similar to https://www.learnshell.org/, or even simpler. At the most basic level,...
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Car driving simulator with realistic landscape and roads?

I'm looking for a realistic car driving simulator - by realistic, I mean realistic landscapes. AFAIK, there are some OK car driving simulators, but don't seem right or aren't what I want; for example,...
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Snooker and 8 ball pool multi player game for PC [closed]

There was an 8 ball pool and a snooker free multi player 3d game I used to play on windows XP, I forgot its name, the logo was an 8 black ball. You select an opponent and then you play. I'd like to ...
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Is there a card game software that can play with real cards?

I prefer to play with real cards than on the computer (not to mention my grandchildren!), but sometimes there aren't enough people for a game. I wonder why no one has yet made a software to which you ...
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Nintendo DS games that takes can take screenshot of itself

This is a bit of an obscure question, but do any DS(i) games take screenshots of either or both gameplay screens? For example, for use in a save menu or log of some kind. I'm asking as this info might ...
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Specific racing game for Android

I am looking for a racing game that MUST have: turning, acceleration, breaking, hairpins, chicanes, either ai opponents or ghost driver, multiple sport style tracks with visible edge lines and actual ...
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Actually realistic driving simulator

I just started driving, and I wanted to use a driving simulator to get some practice with turning at the right time, how much I should turn the steering wheel, knowing which way to turn the steering ...
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Games set in a realistic version of a city which I know well

I am trying not to be overly broad here, but if anyone wants to edit to reword this question, please go ahead. I realize that this is a rather usual request, but I do want to keep it on topic and ...
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Linux solitaire game with cheat features?

Some solitaire players like to peek (at face down cards) when a game is too difficult, the better to win, (or "win"). What Linux software exists that allows face-down peeking?
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Games using google earth 3D data?

Google earth (and maps on the desktop) contains a lot of 3D landscape and building data. While not exactly looking like professionally sculpted recreations of the cities, using the desktop client of ...
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Variants of snake inclusive of fasting periods for Android devices

I am looking for a cute variation of the famous game "snake", the one where there is a snake that grows eating apples that appear as though randomly on the screen and the game ends if the snake eats ...
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Android port of old DOS Star Trek game

If you don't recognize this, you should probably move on to the next question. If you do recognize it, then you almost certainly used to play the old DOS Star Trek game. Do you know of an Android ...
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Train to be a Texas Hold'em dealer

Our school is having a casino night with one of the tables being Texas Hold'em. I have volunteered to be a dealer for Texas Hold'em and need to practice as a dealer so as not to make mistakes. So I ...
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Wii games for a child with motor impairment

I have a 4-year old child with motor impairment, and recently came across several papers regarding how playing Wii games can yield improvements in dexterity, limb coordination, balance and motor ...
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Computer Game/Software that Makes Memorizing Fun

I am trying to memorize word for word several chapters from a book. LOTS OF TEXT. Every memorization program online uses flash cards or hides every other word. This gets boring really fast, though. ...
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2d city builder for gnu/linux?

I'm looking for city building games for GNU/Linux that are with 2D graphics (I'm playing on my laptop which has low performance, and also I just like 2D graphics better personally) I prefer if the ...
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Military strategy game on modern era

I'm looking for a game with all of the following features: strategy no fantasy, no sci-fi modern warfare (that is, post WW2) and at least 1 of the following: runs on Linux (without wine) or is ...
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Puzzle games for children without fluffy graphics (not “educational”)

I'm in search for games my 4 and 7 year old can play that are satisfying, intellectually stimulant and that make them happy. Not the crappy that appears in any search for "games for kids" (I mean ...
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Game recommndation: Ancient rome

I am looking for a game set in the classic Roman Empire. I Like turn by turn, and 4x games, however I am open to other suggestions. It could be a Civilization type game, or Sim-City like, or a war ...
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Looking for an old first-person-shooter [closed]

No sure this is the right place to ask; let me know if not and where else to ask... Anyway, I am looking for an old first-person-shooter (maybe 20 years old, PC), you were shooting just some kind of ...
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First person shooter for Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop with 8GB RAM and Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2020M @ 2.40GHz Processor. For this system I am looking for an easy to install first person shooter. It does not have to have the ...
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Simple game for Windows to test a joystick controller

I have built a custom joystick controller as a part of my project. It consists of a single joystick controller (for x/y directions) and 4 buttons. Which game for Windows 7 can I use to demonstrate ...
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Which Linux distribution is best for hosting Minecraft server?

I have a computer than I will use for, and likely dedicate to hosting a Minecraft server, and I was told that Linux is better for that. I had some experience with Linux in the past, but I stopped ...
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I need a nice video game for my daughter

It needs to utilize the 7 channel headphone logitech I bought for her. It's artemis G633. Also I gave her i7 computer with 16 GB memory and gtx 1060 video card. Far more than enough to play overwatch ...
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Blackjack software for Linux/Unix

Anyone know of a decent blackjack software running under Linux/Unix? The last one I could find was part of gnome-games, but it has been removed from the package for a few years now.
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Atmospheric RPG from the 2000s

I am looking for a game to play over the holidays. My requirements are as follows: Content It should be an RPG or very similar, i.e., the focus should on developing your character (or ensemble of ...
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Creating a space game. Need help with a solution for creating dynamic spiral graphics

My friend and I are working on a web based game where we want to have a blackhole-like thing rendered in some form of an engine or 3D program for us to freely manipulate adding more "arms" making it ...
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Block myself from running a game for too long or after late hours

I used to be addicted to WoW and I healed myself by using the parental controls to block at one 30-minute slot every 4 hours. It was great. I have a new game addiction now, on Steam, and it turns out ...
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Programs to make Audio tracks [duplicate]

I'm making an arcade (simple) game in Unity 3D, and I'd like to create a background, or better some background songs (very simple songs), and some audio clips (like the sound when the character jumps ...
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GPU-intensive Android game with small APK (for tests)

I want to test my new Android phone in terms of performance, so I need a game that makes considerable use of the graphical processing power of the phone. The game has to have a small APK size because ...
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Neo Circuits-like game without Flash?

There's a great strategy game called Neo Circuits. It's written in Flash, so it does not run anywhere anymore. Because of neopets and keyword inflation, it's barely googlable these days. Is there ...
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Looking for 2D turn-based rpg game which can run on windows xp

I'm looking for 2D turn-based rpg game which can run on windows xp (The Machine is an old Intel "Wolfdale" Dual-Core CPU E5400 with 2 GB of RAM with an integrated graphics chipset (G33) with 2 GB RAM)....
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Keyboard Emulator (like Xpadder) for Linux

Is there any software (preferably free and open source) that will allow me to emulate a keyboard through a gamepad for Linux. I've come across AntiMicro so far and I was wondering if there were any ...
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Contract bridge game

I'm (or rather my grandma is) looking for a contract bridge game, that's: Gratis, free and open-source Available for Linux (32-bit Debian) Preferably using GTK2 Offline and single-player (and thus ...
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Sega Genesis MegaDrive \ 32X emulator with GUI for ROM selection and management

I've tried the Gens32 and Kega Fusion emulators but their user interface is too simple for my expectations, I would like to have a Sega Genesis emulator with personalization and rom management ...
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Tool to run a not-so-old PC game on Windows 10?

There is an old PC game called SubTerra( SubTerra game link ). It used to run perfectly on Windows XP but fails to do so in Windows 10. Compatibility troubleshooter also didn’t help. DOSbox cannot ...
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An ad-free Sudoku app on Android which allows customized board

I'm looking for Sudoku app on Android with the following required features: Free of charge Ad-free Let user input their own board and play Let user mark cell with possible candidates It would also ...
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3D fantasy game

I need suggestions for a 3D fantasy game. Specs: Windows XP SP 3 Pentium D 3.0 ghz 1 GB RAM ATI Radeon X200 inbuild 128MB DirectX 9 support Plenty of free hard disk space Seems this question isn't ...
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Simple quiz related software

I am about to have a triva night with a group of friends and since it was my turn this time around, I decided to go the extra mile. Is there a software or app I can use that includes a place where I ...
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A game for a Raspberry Pi to be played with bananas

I want to use the following materials for animations with kids: A Raspberry Pi 3 model B running Ubuntu Mate A 17 inches screen with 1600x900 resolution A Makey Makey and a few alligator clips ...
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Linux game with hotseat multiplayer

I'm looking for games which run on Linux and support a hotseat multiplayer. I'm basically looking for a game to play with my friends from the university. I don't care about the hardware requirements, ...
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Android: Asynchronous Multiplayer games

My wife and I play Ascension together fairly regularly, and we love the async multiplayer because we can take our turns during breaks and free time when we're nowhere near one another. Recently, I've ...
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Action-adventure game for learning to use a gamepad

I am trying to teach my fiance to play action-adventure cooperative games. I started with Rayman Origins and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, but they both require some experience handling a ...
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Software for sprites and backgrounds for game dev [closed]

My question is how can I make computer sprites and backgrounds with a computer software. I tried to use adobe without success. So I went to pixel art using ragepixel and adobe and they turned out ...
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Software to play Buzz games “manually”

I have 2 Playstation Buzz! USB controllers, so 8 people can participate in parallel. I also know that these buzzers can be connected to the PC. Use case: I am doing trainings for all sorts of things (...
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What server software is available for Minecraft PE v0.13.1?

I want to set up a server for Minecraft PE 0.13.1. I've checked out pocketmine, but it doesnt suport this version of Minecraft PE. What other server software is available and reliable? I would prefer ...
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Cloud gaming service advice [closed]

Since my favourites Gaikay and Onlive has gone. I need any other browser based gaming service. Where I can plug and play. Could be on Android or Linux.
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Online multiplayer first person shooter

I'm looking for a video game that meets these requirements: First person shooter Online multiplayer Cannot pay to win (meaning you cannot use any real money to pay for in-game upgrades where it could ...
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Multiplayer building strategy game iPhone app on the App Store

I am looking for an iOS game app with some substance: There are a lot of apps that are rigged towards you paying real money. What I want is an app that doesn't draw such a huge line between spenders ...
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Joystick test program for Windows

I bought some retro C64 joysticks for which I doubt that all buttons work correctly, e.g. acceleration in a car racing game does not work as expected. I assume it interprets one of the digital buttons ...