header

Friday Just For Fun Site – Tremulous: The best free software game ever?

Filed under: Friday Fun — Tags:

Here?s something for some fun on a Friday. (Not responsible if you get caught playing at work)

Linux and open source software lag behind the proprietary market in the number and quality of available video games, especially in the realm of first-person shooters (FPS), a genre dominated by the likes of Doom, Quake, Unreal, Half-Life, and Halo. Here, Linux is an afterthought, if not ignored completely. Tremulous, a mixture of FPS and RTS (real-time strategy) written by Tim Angus, is an exception to that rule. Tremulous also runs on Windows.

Summary

Tremulous is a free, open source game that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans. Players on both teams are able to build working structures in-game like an RTS. These structures provide many functions, the most important being spawning. The designated builders must ensure there are spawn structures or other players will not be able to rejoin the game after death. Other structures provide automated base defense (to some degree), healing functions

and Much More…

No Comments »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a comment

first time commenters are moderated

Top Of Page

footer