Friday, 30 January 2009

Command Line Games

Greed
The object of the game is to eat as much of the game board as possible by navigating around the board of numbers. If you land on a 5 for example, you can move 5 places in any direction. You cannot move or cross any spaces that have been eaten. How much of the screen can you clear?


Greed

To install Greed:
sudo apt-get install greed


nInvaders
nInvaders is a command line based version of the old classic game Space Invaders. Make your way though the levels, as shooting down the aliens gets harder and faster!


nInvaders

To install nInvaders:
sudo apt-get install ninvaders



OverKill
Overkill is a bloody death-match game that runs within the Ubuntu terminal. This game can only be run over a network against multiple players. As far as I know, the public servers are all down at the moment. I am unsure of whether they are closed, or just down at the moment. This site here has more information on the public servers: http://artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~brain/0verkill


OverKill

To install OverKill:
sudo apt-get install overkill

And use the following command to run the game:
xoverkill

4 comments:

  1. hey you forgot the best command line ever : nethack (console version)

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  2. Good CLI games.

    You forgot Micefood (console edition): http://tinyurl.com/micefood

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  3. Great list, check out my game at: http://www.leaseweblabs.com/2014/03/text-mode-2048-game-c-algorithm-explained/

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  4. Greed is now available on Android:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.silkygoose.greed

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