An award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program. Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. Along with paintbrush, shapes and text, Tux Paint includes a "stamp" feature to add pre-drawn or photographic imagery to pictures, and a set of "magic tools" that provide filter effects (like blur, tint and waves) and interesting drawing tools (like train tracks, bubbles and grass). Tux Paint includes a collection of "starter" images, both coloring-book style and photo-realistic, and a large collections of stamps are available as a separate download. Additional content can be added by parents and teachers, or downloaded from 3rd parties. Tux Paint is available for Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac OS X and Haiku operating systems.
A planetarium software that shows a 3D simulation of the night sky
Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.
A free transportation simulator game
Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal, but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.
A graphical environment for DOSBox
D-Fend Reloaded is a graphical environment for DOSBox. D-Fend Reloaded is a successor of the discontinued D-Fend. Both environments look alike and D-Fend Reloaded contains all features of D-Fend. Even the D-Fend config files can be used.
A free sing-along karaoke game for your PC
Karaoke sing-along game for PC which is similar to Playstation® Singstar™. It allows up to six players to sing along with music using microphones in order to score points, depending on the pitch of the voice and the rhythm of singing.
A 3D simulator game where you can drive, fly, and sail
Rigs of Rods is a 3D simulator game where you can drive, fly and sail various vehicles using an accurate and unique soft-body physics engine. Since 2014, the development continued at https://github.com/RigsOfRods/rigs-of-rods UPDATE: 10/30/2016: removed opencandy installers, replaced with zip files.
Real-time 3D visualization of space
Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
Domination is a game that is a bit like the well known board game of Risk or RisiKo. It has many game options and includes many maps. Written in java it includes a map editor, a simple map format, multiplayer network play, single player, hotseat, 5 user interfaces and many more features, it works in all OSs that run java 1.4 or higher, and Android.
Colonize the New World.
FreeCol is an open version of Colonization. It is a Civilization-like game in which the player has to conquer the new world.
Yabause is a portable Sega Saturn emulator.
"Tux, of Math Command" is a math drill game starring Tux, the Linux Penguin. Lessons are included from simple number typing through addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and negative numbers. It is intended for kids ~4-10.
Open Sonic is a free open-source game based on the "Sonic the Hedgehog" universe. It introduces a different style of gameplay called cooperative play, in which it's possible to control 3 characters simultaneously. It works on Windows, Linux and MacOSX
WW2 U-boat simulation
SDL/OpenGL based WW2 german submarine 3d simulation, multilanguage support, multiplatform support with advanced sound and graphics. Please visit dangerdeep.sourceforge.net for any news or visit us in #dangerdeep on freenode IRC.
Educational Software for children aged 2 to 10.
GCompris is a high quality educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game oriented, but nonetheless still educational.
SpeedSim is an OGame (ogame.org) combat simulator. It has lots of additional features like BestWorst-Case calculation, multiple simulations, it supports skinning and other useful things. This is also the project page of QtSim (SpeedSim for Linux)
jDip is a tool for mapping, managing, and adjudicating Diplomacy games. It has a simple but powerful graphical interface, with a richly customizable map display. Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Solaris are supported. Over 25 variants are supported.
A UNIX/Windows/Linux remake of the DOS-game "stunts", providing modern features like openGL graphics, 3D sound and internet multiplaying. Design your own tracks, choose your opponents and try the most spectacular stunts you've ever seen.
PC conversion of famous karaoke game - Singstar. UltraStar allows a computer to evaluate how good you are when you sing by analyzing your voice pitch. Sing your favourite songs and see how you improve.
A arcade game. You drive a toy wood engine in many levels. You must collect all the coaches. This game looks like the game snake.
Pauker is a generic flashcard program written in Java. It uses an innovative combination of ultra-shortterm, shortterm and longterm memory. You can use it to learn all the things you never want to forget, like vocabularies, capitals, important dates,
2D platform game
Metal Blob Solid is a 2D platform game, the first in the Blobwars series. You take on the role of a fearless Blob agent, Bob, who's mission is to infiltrate various enemy bases and rescue as many MIAs as possible, while battling many vicious aliens.
The Retribution Engine is designed for first person action games on Windows PCs using OpenGL and OpenAL. It is supplied with a wide range of games and levels and includes fully featured level and model editors.
qGo is a full featured SGF editor and Go Client available for Linux, Windows and Mac. qGo is based on Qt 3.1+. qGo2, currently under development, will be based on Qt 4 and will be able to play go on IGS, WING, LGS, CyberORO, Tygem, Tom, and eWeiqi.
Childsplay is moved to savannah: https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/childsplay Childsplay is a 'suite' of educational games for young children. It's written in Python and uses the SDL-libraries to make it more games-like then, for instance, gcompris. The aim is to be educational and at the same time be fun to play.
Collection of action/puzzle games about Sint Nicolaas, who delivers presents and cookies to the chimneys each year in December.