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Gratis Mahjong solitaire for Windows, which is *NOT* from the Microsoft app store

The title says it all. Obviously, more features, etc. would be better (although classic tiles are all that is required), but I will accept anything that does not require downloading it from the MS app ...
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2D Turn-based FOSS Linux game with online and hotseat multiplayer

What 2D FOSS, low-resource, native, turn-based Linux games are available which support at least two players, both locally using the same machine (hotseat) and online? Runs on Linux, natively FOSS (...
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Is there such a thing as a “get bullied by evil cheerleaders” simulator?

Call me weird, but it strikes me that it would be technically possible for there to now exist a reasonably photo-realistic "bullied by evil cheerleaders" first-person 3D simulator. Perhaps ...
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Open source Monopoly-like game with AI

The "bsdgames" packages usually contain "monop", which is a Monopoly-like game. It does not come with AI, however. Is there any Linux open source Monopoly-like game AI that I can ...
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Where is the “MAME” or “Visual Pinball” but for slot machines?

MAME is a free arcade video game emulator. It lets you play classic arcade games without having the actual arcade machine. The classic/primitive ones are quite well emulated by now. Visual Pinball is ...
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Game Engine for City Simulation Game for Python

Software suggestion: I need a game engine which facilitates my requirements. City Simulation means building a city from plain land. Or City Building Game which is same as City Simulation! ...
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Piano falling items animations swift/iOS

I need help / advice! How to make such falling elements? Is this done through a sprite or just a view, or the draw method? I can not imagine how to do it at all
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Tower defense game for Android that supports two players

I am looking for a tower defense game for Android that supports two human players (either collaboration or 1 vs. 1). I use Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2 and Nexus 7 with Android 4.4.2. Each ...
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What games exist that facilitate better / more detailed modeling than Minecraft while still retaining an immersive environment?

I have a couple of kids who want to work in Minecraft to build / model real world creations before building them. One such use is a playhouse. I wanted to try to help them by finding a game that ...
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Games focused on software engineers

Software engineers are usually efficient in spotting parts that can be automated, solved by an algorithm etc. Are there any games where players can take advantage by being programmers? That is, ...
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Web-based open-source board games and board game engines

I recently set up a virtual board game platform for private use and I am still looking for open-source implementations of board games (it might also be similar one-shot games). I already found https:/...
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Looking for a simple online game that involves strategy, is repeatable, and has a measurable outcome

I am looking for an online counterpart of a physical activity to conduct in a workshop. The physical activity had the following characteristics which I would like to keep in the online activity. ...
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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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Free backgammon game that allows playing with a friend on different computer

Is there a free backgammon game which allows you to play against a friend even if you are on different computers (in different cities). Not hot seat where you are on the same computer. I wouldn't ...
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Pixel minigame to embed on website

I am looking for the source of a small videogame I can embedd on a onepage website. I am looking for something very simple like pong, or an 8-bit kind of arkanoid. The goal is to embed it on a small ...
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Backgammon app for Android that allows playing with remote friend

I'm looking for a backgammon app which would let me invite a friend with the same (or compatible?) app on their device to play backgammon with me. The friend would have to be in my phone's contacts, ...
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Gaming over Lan on one Server — what can I use?

I have some friends coming over with their laptops and I have a computer with really good configrations (I can play Fortnite on Ultra at ~260fps) Now my question: Is there any way I can share my ...
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Crossword puzzle engine

There are a number of websites that offer daily crossword puzzles; eg, https://games.readersdigest.ca/games/daily-crossword/. Is there some free software capable of taking a crossword board design ...
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Nintendo DS emulator for Mac with more than 2x speed?

I am currently using DeSmuME, and it can only be sped up to 2x. Is there any DS emulator for Mac that can do faster than 2x? My hardware can handle it.
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What technologies should I use if I want to develop a real-time web-app?

I'd like to develop a web application based on a chess game. It's something like this, but I have no idea about which technologies to use. I read several posts where the suggestion was to use socket....
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2 player shooting type co-op game

Could someone recommend me a good, decent 2 player shooting type co-op game that has some good graphics, but is not too old and can easily run on my laptop? I don't want the best game, just some ...
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I want to start making a 2d game engine in C++

Title basically. I have a few ideas of the features I want to make, but I'm not sure how to start working on it. What libraries/frameworks should I use to make the interface, graphics, and anything ...
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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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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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CDN service for small student project (MMORPG)

I'm looking for some feedbacks / recommendation for a way to deliver my project's content to our users. Description I'm hosting a student project, a small MMORPG server that we are developing on our ...
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Is there a 4X style game where victory is not about beating everyone else?

I like the exploration and expansion parts of 4X games, but inevitably someone will pull ahead and everyone declares war on them. Whether it's Civilization, Endless Space, or Master of Orion, games ...
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Recommendations for a Python game bot

I want to make a Zuma deluxe bot to play the game and it to be based on image analysis. My question is: Is python good for this task? Would the bot work fast, without delay, be efficient? I have 4 ...
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programming games with C language

Are there any programming games (that is, games in which a player does some programming: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Programming_game ) in which the programming language used by player is C?
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Software to run a simulation on different strategies on the game battleships

As stated I would like to run a simulation for the game battleships on my windows computer. I want to be able to program the game with pseudorandom positions for the battleships and then create a loop ...
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Q: 3D game engine for Android

i´m quite old to coding but kind of new in the APK and games for android zone, i want to choose the best free option for making games, 3D game preferably. I've done some quick Google searches that ...
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Bluestacks click simulator

I would like to simulate clicks inside a game which is running inside Bluestacks. Im thinking of taking a screenshot of my screen, crop on x1, y1 to x2, y2 vertices to only have the Bluestacks screen ...
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I want to know about the best free tutorial about making games in unity3D through C#

So, I just completed learning the basics of C#, and want to continue with learning C# coding patterns for unity3D. Is there any good complete tutorial out there that teaches game design in unity ...
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What's a good Match 3 game for a five year old?

My son has taken an interest in my wife's Farm Heroes Saga. He understands the match 3 premise, but the game is full of in game purchases and Facebook popups after each level with close and cancel ...
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Game script for upgrading

So I am playing an old MMORPG game. I would really like to create a simple script to execute a few clicks with the mouse and a few button presses. I tried using autoit and autohotkey but that didn't ...
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Train simulation game to compete against the driver of the train I am riding right now

Train driving simulators like Odawara Line Simulator or Densha de Go! are popular in Japan. Controls: Acceleration Brake Goal: Stop within centimeters of the target place. Arrive exactly on time. ...
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Swift library to parse Music XML

I make a piano game with falling plates(tiles). I have xml files (music xml) that I want to use in the game. Is there a Swift library for simple Parsing music xml files? After that I need to convert ...
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Free and maintained box2d editor

I'm looking for a free map 2d / box 2d editor for Libgdx. VisEditor is deprecated, overlap2d is dead. I want something like VisEditor, free and maintained, preferably open source. It must work on ...
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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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A free host (game) server for a mobile application

Recently I developed a game and distributed it via play store. Now I am thinking of providing "High score rank competition system", which enables users to see other's high score and see theirselves' ...
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Options for Map Based Mobile App/Game

I'm working on a project for an online map based mobile game. I started with the back-end using AWS Cognito for use authentication, AWS RDS with MySQL for data storage, and AWS Lambda for back-end ...
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Parent control for either Android or iOS, with no chances to reset

Two years ago we expropriated smartphone from our kid because being a game maniac he spent all his time playing games (even at the lessons). Instead we bought a very simple dialer with no any games ...
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Pizza and Hamburger PC game simulator

Background: Near 2009, I saw my aunt playing a PC game where she was cooking pizza, hamburger and fast food. In this game, customers get mad when their orders are bad made and / or the time used ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...