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.
FlightGear Flight Simulator: free open-source multiplatform flight sim
Founded in 1997, FlightGear is developed by a worldwide group of volunteers, brought together by a shared ambition to create the most realistic flight simulator possible that is free to use, modify and distribute. FlightGear is used all over the world by desktop flight simulator enthusiasts, for research in universities and for interactive exhibits in museums. FlightGear features more than 400 aircraft, a worldwide scenery database, a multi-player environment, detailed sky modelling, a flexible and open aircraft modelling system, varied networking options, multiple display support, a powerful scripting language and an open architecture. Best of all, being open-source, the simulator is owned by the community and everyone is encouraged to contribute.
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 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.
StepMania is a music/rhythm game. The player presses different buttons in time to the music and to note patterns that scroll across the screen. Features 3D graphics, visualizations, support for gamepads/dance pads, a step recording mode, and more! WE HAVE MOVED TO GITHUB.
A free racing simulator with excellent physics and graphics.
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.
Vega Strike is a 3d OpenGL Action Space Sim for Win/Lin/Mac allowing players to trade, bounty hunt, or explore in a vast universe. Vega Strike is mod ready and network playable.
Another version of the simple action game modeled after the lightcycle sequence of the movie Tron.
TORCS, The Open Racing Car Simulator is a highly portable multi platform car racing simulation. It is used as ordinary car racing game, as AI racing game and as research platform. It runs on Linux (x86, AMD64 and PPC), FreeBSD, OpenSolaris, MacOSX and Windows.
This is the official home of Race Into Space, the computer version of the Liftoff! board game by Fritz Bronner. It was developed by Strategic Visions and published by Interplay as a disk-based game in 1993 and a CD-ROM in 1994.
dopewars is a drug dealing game based on "Drug Wars" by John E. Dell. Originally set in New York, your aim is to deal in drugs and make your fortune...
BillardGL is a GPL 3D OpenGL Billard Simulator for both Windows and Linux, available as RPM, Windows Setup File and pure code.
Open source model airplane simulator
CRRCSim is a model-airplane flight simulation program for Linux with ports to other platforms. Using CRRCSim you can learn how to fly model aircraft, test new aircraft designs, and improve your skills by practicing in the relative safety of your pc.
delta3d is a robust simulation platform built using open standards and open source software. It features full toolchain development supporting a wide variety of free and commercial software.
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.
GLUI is a GLUT-based C++ user interface library which provides controls such as buttons, checkboxes, radio buttons, and spinners to OpenGL applications. It is window-system independent, using GLUT or FreeGLUT.
OpenCity is another 3D city simulator. You can build residential, commercial and industrial zones then supply them with necessary goods and watch them grow up. Version 0.0.6stable is now available for download. Any feature request/bug report is welcome
Atlas aims to provide high quality maps of the world for use in FlightGear, an open source flight simulator.
The Emilia Pinball Project is a pinball simulator for GNU/Linux and other Unix systems. There is only one level to play with, but it is very addictive.
Lincity is a city simulation game. Build your city up from a primitive village to an advanced civilization. Build a sustainable economy, or build rockets to escape from a pollution ridden and resource starved planet.
The Combat Simulator Project is an open source project started by flight sim enthusiasts eager for a serious hardcore combat simulator.
OpenTTD is an open source clone of the Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe". For more recent versions visit our website: http://www.openttd.org
A graphical frontend to run FlightGear Flight Simulator.
GL-117 is an OpenGL- and SDL-based action flight simulator written in C++. It provides a random terrain generator, lighting effects, sounds, and joystick support.