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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.

Hearts, stars, and dollar signs

Give your players some treasures to collect and boost their score in this installment on programming video games with Python's Pygame module.
Arcade games

Learn how to fight gravity with jumping in this installment on programming video games with Python's Pygame module.
Cosmic stars in outer space

Learn how to program video games with Python's Pygame module and start manipulating gravity.
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Tech writer Jason Evangelho shares his favorite distros and thoughts on gaming on Linux (pssst: Proton).
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The third annual open source game jam kicks off on September 27. Read more about this unique online experience and join in the fun!
Python game screenshot

Create new objects for your video games with Scratch's vector drawing app.

By using MapTool, most of a game master's work is done well before a role-playing game begins.
plastic game pieces on a board

Celebrate tabletop role-playing games and get free RPG materials at your local game shop on June 15.