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  • There Are 600+ Games In The Main Debian Repository

    Phoronix: There Are 600+ Games In The Main Debian Repository

    In addition to Keith Packard talking about the state of the Debian GNU/Linux stack for gaming in 2018, during this week's DebConf 18 was a talk by Debian developer Markus Koschany on the state of games for the Linux distribution...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ian-Games-2018

  • #2
    A dozen games in... D?
    That was unexpected.

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    • #3
      I have the same problem with CatchChallenger, how integrate it into Debian... it's time, and not so easy to do the .deb
      Developer of Ultracopier/Supercopier and of the game CatchChallenger

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      • #4
        Originally posted by debianxfce View Post

        No problems to run that game with wine-staging and Debian. Download and run:
        Code:
        [email protected]:~/Downloads$ wine catchchallenger-single-player-windows-x86-2.0.4.3-setup.exe
        The target is run without wine under debian. It compile and work with just an qmake;make
        Developer of Ultracopier/Supercopier and of the game CatchChallenger

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        • #5
          Originally posted by debianxfce View Post

          It is simple to make a Debian package from binaries, google: simple debian package and you find like: http://www.sj-vs.net/creating-a-simp...ory-structure/
          The most hard is integration into debian repository, ... I will try when I have more time
          Developer of Ultracopier/Supercopier and of the game CatchChallenger

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          • #6
            Let me guess. Frozen Bubble is one of the two games written in Perl?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by ssokolow View Post
              Let me guess. Frozen Bubble is one of the two games written in Perl?
              Yes. What's the second one?

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              • #8
                Off topic question: Does anyone know any polished 64bit Linux car racing games that don't require I install steam?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by hussam View Post
                  Off topic question: Does anyone know any polished 64bit Linux car racing games that don't require I install steam?
                  SuperTuxKart

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by ssorgatem View Post
                    A dozen games in... D?
                    That was unexpected.
                    Why was it unexpected?

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