Gaming Gaming feed

Gaming is rapidly expanding beyond proprietary operating systems to a wide variety of platforms, including Linux, and open source games are regularly being released. Would you like to learn more? Check out our introduction to open gaming.

gaming UI

Open source game development plugin allows Unreal Engine users to create unique user interface...
What's a hero without a villain? How to add one to your Python game

In part five of this series on building a Python game from scratch, add a bad guy for your good guy...
MapTool: A robust, flexible virtual tabletop for RPGs

When I was looking for a virtual tabletop for role-playing games (RPGs), either for local play or...
PCGen: An easy way to generate RPG characters

PCGen is open source, Java-based app that makes character creation and maintenance sublimely simple...
Scratch for gaming

As a fan of game jams and an open source aficionado, I was immediately drawn to last October's Open...
5 open source card and board games for Linux

Gaming has traditionally been one of Linux's weak points. That has changed somewhat in recent years...
How to use Twine and SugarCube to create interactive adventure games

Learn how to get started with the open source tool Twine and versatile multimedia library SugarCube.
Graphics and music tools for game development

Learn about the tools and teamwork used to build the game Mark My Words for Open Jam.