[sf-lug] best console video games?
asheesh at asheesh.org
Wed Dec 19 21:52:30 PST 2007
On Wed, 19 Dec 2007, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2007 8:24 PM, Jim Cortez <jim at jimcortez.com> wrote:
>> What do you mean by console-based? Are you trying to do console
>> emulation, or are you asking about consoles that support Linux
> Any game that does not require X running to play :-) For instance,
> any game that you could even possibly play over SSH!
It's not a game, and it's best experienced with sound, but the true feel
of the Raw Power of the Console is found in aalib; and the true demo of
aalib is an amazing program called bb.
apt-get it and let me know what you think. (BTW, the Ubuntu version was
broken for a couple of years and would freeze early on in the animations;
if that happens, let me know; it's high time someone filed a bug if no one
(I just reproduced that bug here on my Ubuntu Gutsy laptop; I suppose if
you get it too, then 'tis bug-filin' time for those Masters of the
You could also warm up by the soothing colors of cacafire.
We seldom repent talking too little, but very often talking too much.
-- Jean de la Bruyere
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