This is the GNOME Minesweeper clone, allowing you to choose from three different pre-defined table sizes (8×8, 16×16, 30×16) or a custom number of rows and columns. It can be ran in fullscreen mode, comes with highscores, elapsed time and hints. The game can be paused and resumed.
Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Guild Software, Inc, with builds for Linux as well, besides Windows and Mac OS. The game takes place throughout the Vendetta space universe, and players can choose from a large range of factions to play with.
This weekend Steam is offering five games for Linux at a considerable price promo, as well as a 2-day free trial for each of them. Most of the titles are from 2012 and 2013 with games such as Trine 2 or XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and benefit of promotions between 66% and 80% discount.
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This is the sixth article in this series, in which I take a look at another 12 free, open-source games for Linux. Ranging from action to arcade or puzzle games, all of them should be available to install with your distribution’s package manager. Here are the other articles in the series:
Three classic Sid Meier titles for Linux are available on Steam now with a 25% discount for the whole pack.
GOG.com has recently launched an up to 85% off promotion for several of its games. Under the name Mutator Promo, the discount covers a list of games which benefit of up to 85% price discount, and for each three games that you buy from the list, you can unlock up to three mutators, randomly chosen. The list includes four Linux games, as shown below.