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Puzzle-adventure PC games (like Safecracker)

I am looking for alternative games like Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure. It is a game full of riddles and you try to solve them through a story. Here is a gameplay video. More info: ...
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Looking for a sync program that can replace and restore files

I've been trying to find a Windows program that will sync files between two folders, and is able to replace files but also restore the original whenever I would want to. The folders would be on the ...
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Story-based audio game for GNU/Linux

I’m looking for an audio game that is FLOSS, and runs natively on GNU/Linux. Actual human voice recordings (English), no speech synthesis. It must be possible to play it with keyboard input only. ...
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Game based on real historical events

I am looking for a game for a friend that is based on real history. It can be a PC (Windows), online (webapp), or an Android game. It doesn't matter if it is RPG, strategy, or adventure. Here are a ...
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What games can I play on a slow Internet connection? [closed]

I have a internet connection of 512 Kbps to 1 Mbps. Please suggest me games that work in multi-player or co-op even at this speed. My hardware is not a bottleneck. The game should be playable. ...
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Piano software with external sound font

Is there a free piano playing software/game which allows you to use an external sound font (like .sf2 files) and preferable export your music into midi? Open source preferred.
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Game based on speech recognition

Due to repetitive stress injury I want to limit my use of keyboards and mice. Are there any games which are based solely (or almost entirely) on speech recognition? I would prefer strategy or role-...
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A game to learn how to use the Linux command line

I'm looking for a game that helps to learn the very basic commands of Linux/Ubuntu in a fun way (somehow like vim-adventures). The game should be user-friendly to someone who has never touched Ubuntu ...
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Free source code (C++/C#) of chess engine reusable in non-opensource program

I've tried to find some chess engine source which would be completely free for any use. But most of open source engines is under GPL license. At least LGPL would be nice. Ideally I would like some ...
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Process virtual machine that hosts bytecode compiler, C/C++ transcompiler, includes standard graphical functionality

I have found that with many virtual machines, native programs are needed for development. What I am looking for is a VM that both cooperates with its host OS well enough to manage its own windows, ...
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Android RPG game for busy people

I love RPG's but only have 5 to 10 minutes at a time to play, here and there through the day. Can anyone recommend an Android based game that has the following? Can drop it at any time, without ...
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Run console games on PC [closed]

Recently, i saw that Ubisoft will be releasing Assassin’s Creed 5 Unity only for consoles. It upset me a lot since I only have a PC and it the best platform for gaming. Is there a way to run out ...
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Game demo that leverages cluster computing in an easily understandable way

I am looking for a game demo that leverages cluster computing in an easily understandable way. At the demo, highschool students looking at the screens of the computers in the cluster would think: ...
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Application to suggest Hearthstone decks?

For the Blizzard card game Hearthstone, there are sites such as Hearthpwn that list cards, and allow users to show off their decks/builds and rate others. I'm looking for a similar application that ...
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I need an application that logs the time spent on games

My son spends way too much time on games. I need parental control software that'll allow me to set per-day limits on a group of applications, or that will make application usage stats available in a ...
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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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Looking for a connect-the-dots game generator

I am working on a project where we would like to have an interactive connect-the-dots game on our website. Is there a (preferably free) app that can create a customized game like this? Functionality I'...
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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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Simple climate simulator

I'd like to find a program, library or code that can perform a simple climate simulation. Programs that include this functionality - for example a video game - are also fine. My motivation is that I'...
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QuizUp alternative for Android?

Is there any application similar to QuizUp for Android, that would contain questions in English? QuizUp is a millionaire-like application, where the user is presented with a series of questions with ...
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Close Quarters Realistic FPS

Over the years I've become a fan of realistic FPS/MilSim games such as ArmA II, ArmA III and the like. The problem is, most of the games I play take place on massive, sprawling maps that aren't very ...
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Fantasy action RPG (first/third person view) for LAN co-op

I want to play a fantasy action RPG together with a friend. Action RPG as in: it should not require much reading or NPC conversation; the main focus should lie on hunting/fighting and exploration. ...
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Are there any alternatives to Flappy Bird? [closed]

Flappy bird was a side scrolling game released for iOS and Android in which you controlled a bird flying across the screen by tapping on the screen to make the bird move up the screen. This game has ...
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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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PAL Dreamcast game which still can be played online (on official server)?

(See the meta-discussion if asking for game recommendations should be on-topic.) I’m looking for an online multiplayer Dreamcast game whose official game server is still online. Requirements: ...
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Looking for First Person, Physics based, Puzzle games [closed]

I recently completed Tiny and Big: Grandpa's Leftovers, a Puzzle game, that revolves around it's physics engine. The main game mechanic is being able to slice various parts of the terrain and objects, ...
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QuakeLive alternative on Linux [closed]

Requirements Easy to install on Fedora (RPM) or installer Multiplayer with online players available Low hardware requirements - should work on Intel Gfx like QuakeLive Similar game style is nice to ...
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Android educational games for small kids

Please recommend me games for small kids (4-5 years) Requirements Android platform Tablet optimized No Ads! No in-app payments! Educational Good for kids from 4 to 5 years Free or paid Good ...
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Two-persons keyboard-only racing game for Ubuntu

I am looking for a racing game (Tuxracer-like/MarioKart-like/cars/bikes/boats/planes/anything) that is available for Ubuntu Linux, for 2 (or more) simultaneous players. I don't have any joystick or ...

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