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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Game to learn piano play

I want to start learning piano, but I would like to do this in interactive kinda way. It would be nice to have some game with some kind of achievements, multiplayer, progress etc. and ability to use ...
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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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Online Jeopardy

I have a DNN site. Instead of using one of the simplistic trivia/quiz modules that are out there, I would like to have an online Jeopardy game for visitors to my site. Much like the TV game, I would ...
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jigsaw-engine splicer for linux?

Does anybody know of good jigsaw splicer for Linux? I know but don't remember a tool which did that, you could tell it how many pieces you wanted the jigsaw to be and other things. Don't remember ...
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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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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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Please recommend an Android game which encourages me to move around while I play

It would be good if you could please recommend a game or two for me. From most important to least important: Works on Android. Encourages me to move around while I play, instead of sitting stock-...
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Is there a Windows Phone alternative for the Android game MoveIt?

Is there a Windows Phone alternative for the Android game MoveIt? This game is about moving a specific block from one position (mostly left bottom) to another position (top right) by moving other ...
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Creating Blueprints for Robocraft

Robocraft is a "build, drive, fight" game where the players engage in online battles in order to gain Robo Points (RP) and Tech Points (TP) to further advance their robotic vehicles. With Tech Points, ...
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Is there any app that would let me play Witcher 3 remotely? [closed]

I would like to play Witcher 3, but my PC GPU is way too slow for that. Is there an app that would let me play this game remotely, with the A/V streamed online?
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Bomberman like game

I'm searching a game which is pretty like Bomberman. It would be great if it's an open source game, which can be modified, but this isn't a must have. It would be really cool to find costume parts, ...
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Where to find a free and easy multiplayer game in Linux?

I am looking for a computer game that I can play in Linux (Ubuntu). This game must satisfy several conditions: The game must be free It must be a kind of multiplayer game. I would prefer a FPS with ...
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Car race application to use as a demonstration

I'm looking for a program like a car race for demonstration purpose. It should be kind of a game but it's enough if the user can drive on a given road without competitors. There is no need for goals ...
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Free/Libre geography game for learning where something is located on a map

I’m looking for a geography game that can help learning where cities/countries/rivers/seas/etc. are located on maps. Ideally the game would have this workflow (but it’s not necessary to be exactly ...
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What online games are available, which are well-suited to interactive game play with viewers in a Twitch stream?

I am looking for options of online games, which would be suitable for play with viewers in a Twitch stream. Fibbage (and other games in the Jackbox Party Pack) and Cards Against Humanity come to mind ...
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an offline iOS app that keeps me busy for 20 minutes [closed]

I'm going crazy during train rides every morning and evening because most apps don't work well offline. I'm not looking to interact, but mostly to "read" stuff. Depending on my mood I like apps like ...
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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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Looking for a new SandBox

I own and have played through 100% of the stories in Far Cry 3 and 4, GTA 4 and 5 and Skyrim. I also have found myself getting in literally hundreds of hours on these games and love their open, ...
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In the past one might use an Interactive PPT, now what is used?

In the past I have seen many portable PowerPoint presentations that have a high level of interactivity, such as ones that help facilitate a game of Jeopardy (and make use of VBScript). I currently ...
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Breakout game as cool as Krypton Egg

I've been looking for a breakout game. The last breakout game I played was Krypton Egg in 1996. I've never seen such a cool breakout game since that time, although it should be much easier developing ...
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Computer games for 4 year old children

I am looking for computer games for a 4 year old child. He knows the alphabet, but can hardly read words.He counts to 39, but cannot do arithmetic yet. He knows how to use the mouse. However, reaction ...
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Nokia 225 games? [closed]

I am having a hard time finding games for my Nokia 225 (Symbian S30). Where can I download such games? I want it do be: Full versions Available for download for free For Nokia s30
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A good and fun way to learn programming? [closed]

I want something fun, like clolobot, which was primarily a very interesting game that teaches programming along the way. Please suggest other ones similar to this. Features - Start with small ...
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Moving blocks in a Trackmania Nations Forever's track

I'm looking for a program that can move one or ideally all blocks of a map in Trackmania Nations Forever. The move would simply be a shift on the X or Y axis. If possible, free and works on Windows 7 ...
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What is a Magic-like app?

I am searching for an Android app that meets the following requirements. Plays similarly to Magic: The Gathering Allows the user to build custom decks Has multiplayer Makes good use of screen real ...