[sf-lug] best console video games?
darose at darose.net
Thu Dec 20 12:07:16 PST 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!
The old Zork dungeon games are console-based, and can run on Linux (all
it needs is a linux-based z-code interpreter - e.g.,
http://jzip.sourceforge.net/), and they're still fun to play. I
packaged for them on my favorite distro (Arch Linux) a while back:
Another console-based game is battleship: http://www.catb.org/~esr/bs/
I'm sure there's others too, but these are just off the top of my head.
Of course, these are all pretty old. Not sure if there's newer, more
exciting ones available.
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