Difference between revisions of "Gaming on Alpine"

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* [http://www.advancemame.it/ AdvanceMAME] - advancemame -- Arcade Simulator
 
* [http://www.advancemame.it/ AdvanceMAME] - advancemame -- Arcade Simulator
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* [https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Aisleriot Aisleriot] - aisleriot -- Solitaire card games
 
* [http://frotz.sourceforge.net/ Frotz] - frotz -- Z machine (Infocom interactive fiction) Interpreter
 
* [http://frotz.sourceforge.net/ Frotz] - frotz -- Z machine (Infocom interactive fiction) Interpreter
 
* [http://home.flightgear.org FlightGear] - flightgear -- Flight Simulator
 
* [http://home.flightgear.org FlightGear] - flightgear -- Flight Simulator
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* [https://freedoom.github.io/ Freedoom]+[https://www.chocolate-doom.org/ Chocolate Doom] - freedoom, chocolate-doom -- a free Doom game and an  engine to run it
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Chess GNU Chess] - gnuchess -- Play chess against the computer
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Chess GNU Chess] - gnuchess -- Play chess against the computer
 
* [https://github.com/troglobit/tetris Micro Tetris] - micro-tetris -- Uses ANSI escape sequences and can fit in embedded devices
 
* [https://github.com/troglobit/tetris Micro Tetris] - micro-tetris -- Uses ANSI escape sequences and can fit in embedded devices

Revision as of 15:44, 15 February 2020

Gaming on Alpine is a thing.

Installing games

sudo apk add micro-tetris

Permissions

To make sure your account is in the games group. You could do.

sudo gpasswd -a name games

Log off then relog back on.

List of games available on Alpine Linux

  • AdvanceMAME - advancemame -- Arcade Simulator
  • Aisleriot - aisleriot -- Solitaire card games
  • Frotz - frotz -- Z machine (Infocom interactive fiction) Interpreter
  • FlightGear - flightgear -- Flight Simulator
  • Freedoom+Chocolate Doom - freedoom, chocolate-doom -- a free Doom game and an engine to run it
  • GNU Chess - gnuchess -- Play chess against the computer
  • Micro Tetris - micro-tetris -- Uses ANSI escape sequences and can fit in embedded devices
  • Minetest - minetest -- An Inspired Minecraft game
  • OpenRCT2 - OpenRCT2 -- Re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2
  • OpenTTD - openttd -- A business simulation game
  • NetHack - Rogue-like dungeon crawler
  • Xonotic - xonotic -- A FPS arena game

Game related software

  • Wine - wine -- It is typically used to play Windows games - You may need to chroot/multiboot as 32-bit Alpine to use 32 bit Windows games. If you use x86_64, you can only run 64 bit Windows programs.
  • OBS Studio - obs-studio -- It is used to live stream a gaming session