Debian Games Project
Summary
The Debian Games Pure Blend contains 690 packages which are grouped by metapackages. Each metapackage will cause the installation of packages for a specific topic. The following table lists the metapackages of Debian Games

Tasks page

This is a list of the Tasks Debian Games is made of:

Table of contents

Adventure - Debian's adventure games

This metapackage will install adventure games, interpreter and engines.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Beneath-a-steel-sky
classic 2D point and click science fiction adventure game
Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Dmagnetic
Interpreter to play textadventures from Magnetic Scrolls in glorious ANSI Art
Drascula
classic 2D point and click adventure game -- English version
Fizmo-sdl2
SDL2-based Z-machine interpreter for Infocom/Inform games
Flight-of-the-amazon-queen
classic 2D point and click fantasy adventure game
Freedink
humorous top-down adventure and role-playing game
Frotz
interpreter of Z-code story-files
Gargoyle-free
graphical player for Interactive Fiction games
Glulxe
Interpreter for glulx interactive fiction
Instead
Simple text adventures/visual novels engine
Jzip
Text mode interpreter for Z-Code adventures
Lure-of-the-temptress
classic 2D point and click fantasy adventure game
Onscripter
Visual novel games engine compatible to NScripter
Qtads
Qt HTML interpreter for TADS
Renpy-thequestion
simple and complete Ren'Py game
Rlvm
RealLive virtual machine clone
Scottfree
Interpreter for Adventure International games
Scummvm
engine for several graphical adventure games
Sdlfrotz
interpreter of Z-code story-files (SDL version)
Sludge-devkit
Development tools for creating SLUDGE adventure games
Sludge-engine
Runtime engine for playing SLUDGE adventure games
Xsystem35
System 3.5 games engine for X Window System
Xzip
Interpreter of Infocom-format story-files
Zoom-player
player for Z-Code stories or games

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Fizmo-ncursesw
Ncurses-based Z-machine interpreter for Infocom/Inform games
Scummvm-tools
collection of tools for ScummVM

Arcade - Debian's arcade games

This metapackage will install arcade games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

A7xpg
chase action game
Abe
side-scrolling game named "Abe's Amazing Adventure"
Airstrike
2d dogfight game in the tradition of 'Biplanes' and 'BIP'
Alienblaster
Classic 2D shoot 'em up
Antigravitaattori
Multiplayer flying saucer racing game
Armagetronad
3D Tron-like high speed game
Asylum
surreal platform shooting game
Atanks
tank-battling game
Ballerburg
Classical castle combat game
Barrage
Rather destructive action game
Bloboats
Boat racing game
Bomberclone
free Bomberman clone
Bouncy
eat the yummy veggies in the garden - game for small kids
Briquolo
fast paced 3d Breakout game
Btanks
fast 2D tank arcade game with multiplayer and split-screen modes
Bugsquish
Bugs are trying to suck blood out of your arm!
Bumprace
1 or 2 players race through a multi-level maze
Burgerspace
Avoid evil foodstuffs and make burgers
Ceferino
action game similar to Super Pang
Chromium-bsu
fast paced, arcade-style, scrolling space shooter
Circuslinux
Clowns are trying to pop balloons to score points!
Criticalmass
Shoot-em-up a la galaxian
Cutemaze
single player maze game
Dangen
shoot 'em up game where accurate shooting matters
Dodgindiamond2
Little shoot-'em-up arcade game for one or two players
Epiphany
clone of Boulder Dash game
Excellent-bifurcation
abstract vertical shooter with two sides to play on
Freedroid
Clone of Paradroid - a strategic shoot-em up
Freegish
physics based arcade game
Funguloids
space-flying-mushroom-picking-simulator game
Funnyboat
side scrolling arcade shooter game on a steamboat
Garden-of-coloured-lights
abstract vertical shooter with music elements
Gav
GPL Arcade Volleyball
Geki2
Xenon-like vertical shoot'em-up
Geki3
R-Type-like horizontal shoot'em-up
Gltron
3D lightcycle game
Gravitation
game about mania, melancholia, and the creative process
Gravitywars
clone of Gravity Force
Gunroar
360-degree gunboat shooter
Hannah
pacman-like game, child oriented
Hedgewars
Funny turn-based artillery game, featuring fighting hedgehogs!
Heroes
Collect powerups and avoid your opponents' trails
Icebreaker
Break the iceberg
Ii-esu
shooter game
Jumpnbump
cute multiplayer platform game with bunnies
Jumpnbump-levels
cute multiplayer platform game with bunnies (extra levels)
Ketm
old school 2D-scrolling shooter
Kobodeluxe
game of space battle
Komi
Single player arcade game with Komi the Space Frog!
Koules
abstract space action game
Krank
game of dexterity where you match stones together
Kraptor
Classic shoot 'em up scroller game
Late
simple game of capturing balls
Lbreakout2
ball-and-paddle game with nice graphics
Lierolibre
old-school earthworm action game
Luola
multiplayer cave-flying game
Madbomber
Kaboom! clone
Maelstrom
Arcade-style game resembling Asteroids
Marsshooter
ridiculous space shooter governed by the laws of gravity
Mirrormagic
Shoot around obstacles to collect energy using your beam.
Monster-masher
GPL'ed mash'em-up action game for GNOME
Moon-buggy
Drive a car across the moon
Moon-lander
game based on the classic moon lander
Mousetrap
Simple game of ball chasing
Mrboom
8 player Bomberman
Mrrescue
Mr Rescue is an arcade 2d action game
Mu-cade
physics centipede invasion, smashup waggly shmup
Netmaze
3-D Multiplayer Combat Game
Neverball
3D floor-tilting game
Njam
pacman-like game with multiplayer support
Noiz2sa
abstract arcade shooter
Open-invaders
Space Invaders clone
Orbital-eunuchs-sniper
anti-terrorist, pro-Eunuchs, satellite sniping game
Overgod
bi-directional scrolling arcade game
Pacman
Chase Monsters in a Labyrinth
Pangzero
action game that involves popping balloons with a harpoon
Parsec47
retromodern hispeed shmup
Passage
game about the passage through life
Pekka-kana-2
2D Oldschool platform game where you control a rooster
Penguin-command
missile command clone
Performous
karaokespel som låter användaren tillhandahålla låtar
Pianobooster
Learn the piano just by playing a game
Pinball
Emilia Pinball Emulator
Pinball-table-gnu
GNU Pinball table for emilia pinball
Pinball-table-hurd
HURD Pinball table for emilia pinball
Plee-the-bear
2D platform game
Pong2
Remake of old arcade classic in OpenGL
Powermanga
vertical shoot 'em up with colourful 3D graphics
Projectl
sword action shooting
Rafkill
vertical shoot'em-up similar to Raptor: Call of the Shadows
Ri-li
toy train simulation game
Rockdodger
Fly through an asteroid field avoiding rocks and greeblies
Rrootage
arcade-style space shooting game
Scorched3d
3D artillery game similar to Scorched Earth
Sdl-ball
brick-breaking game like DX-Ball/Arkanoid
Snake4
Snake game
Solarwolf
Collect the boxes and don't become mad
Sopwith
port of the 1980's side-scrolling WWI dogfighting game
Spacearyarya
third person shooter in pseudo-3D
Spout
Tiny abstract black and white 2D cave-shooter
Starfighter
2D scrolling shooter game
Starvoyager
2D space arcade game, themed around 'Star Trek' - binary
Supertransball2
Thrust type of game
Supertux
Classic 2D jump 'n run sidescroller with Tux
Tatan
pointing STG shooter game
Tecnoballz
breaking block game ported from the Amiga platform
Teeworlds
online multi-player platform 2D shooter
Tenmado
hard-core shoot 'em up game in blue-or-red world
Titanion
strike down super high-velocity swooping insects
Tomatoes
I Have No Tomatoes - tomato smashing game
Torus-trooper
speeding ship sailing through barrage
Trackballs
OpenGL-based game of steering a marble through a labyrinth
Transcend
retro-style, abstract 2D shooter
Triplane
side-scrolling dogfighting game
Tumiki-fighters
sticky 2D shooter
Tuxmath
matematikspel för barn med Tux
Tuxpuck
air hockey game for single players
Tuxtype
Tangentträningsspel för undervisning med Tux i huvudrollen
Val-and-rick
shooter game
Vectoroids
vector-based rock-shooting
Viruskiller
Game about viruses invading your computer
Vonsh
Snake-like game with line of people running around to get more food
Vor
2D action game about dodging rocks in space
Warmux
turn-based artillery game on 2D maps
Wing
Galaga-like arcade game
Wizznic
implementation of the arcade classic Puzznic
Wordwarvi
retro-styled side-scrolling shoot'em up arcade game
Xbill
Get rid of those Wingdows Viruses!
Xblast-tnt
multiplayer blast-the-others game inspired by Dynablaster
Xevil
A violent side-scrolling game for X
Xgalaga
X version of the famous Galaga game
Xgalaga++
classic single screen vertical shooter, inspired by xgalaga
Xinv3d
3D space invaders for X
Xonix
game to carve up the screen whilst dodging monsters
Xracer
Futuristic racing game
Xsoldier
shoot 'em up game with the "not shooting" bonus
Xtron
Tron game for X11
Zatacka
arcade multiplayer game like nibbles

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Efp
Escape from Pong NES game
Gnome-games
games for the GNOME desktop
Kdegames
games from the official KDE release
Netrek-client-cow
client for netrek online game

Board - Debian's board games

This metapackage will install board games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

3dchess
Play chess across 3 boards!
Ace-of-penguins
penguin-themed solitaire games
Biloba
turn based strategy board game for up to 4 players
Brutalchess
3D chess game with reflection of the chessmen
Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Cgoban
complete Go board
Cl-reversi
Reversi game for Common Lisp
Colorcode
advanced clone of the MasterMind code-breaking game
Dossizola
Isola board game with nice graphics
Eboard
GTK+ chessboard program
El-ixir
two-player board game with randomness
Fairymax
xboard compatible chess and chess-variant engine
Filler
simple game where two players try to capture half the board
Fltk1.3-games
Fast Light Toolkit - example games: checkers, sudoku
Gamazons
Amazons boardgame for GNOME
Gbatnav
networked BattleShip game
Glaurung
free UCI chess engine, to calculate chess moves
Gnubg
graphical or console backgammon program with analysis
Gnuchess
Plays a game of chess, either against the user or against itself
Gnugo
play the game of Go
Gnuminishogi
program to play minishogi, a shogi variant on a 5x5 board
Grhino
othello/reversi boardgame
Gtkatlantic
Game like Monopoly
Gtkboard
many board games in one program
Hachu
AI engine for many Shogi and Chess variants, including Chu, Sho, and Dai Shogi
Hexxagon
Hexagonal Ataxx clone
Jester
board game similar to Othello
Kgames
Venerable selection of Xaw-based games
Mah-jong
Original Mah-Jong game
Mancala
Implementation of the simple board game called Mancala
Mgt
game record display/editor for the oriental game of go
Monopd
Monopoly game network server
Morris
Nine men's morris game
Nettoe
networked version of Tic Tac Toe (3x3 Grid) for the console
Openyahtzee
classic dice game of Yahtzee
Peg-e
peg elimination solitaire game
Peg-solitaire
Board game for one player with pegs
Pegsolitaire
education game similar to Hi-Q
Pente
five in a row game for X and the console
Pentobi
clone of the strategy board game Blokus
Pgn-extract
Portable Game Notation (PGN) extractor
Phalanx
Chess playing program
Pioneers
Settlers of Catan board game
Qgo
Go client and full featured SGF editor
Quarry
Board games Go, Amazons, and Reversi (a.k.a. Othello)
Ricochet
multi-user networked version of the Ricochet Robots game
Scid
chess database with play and training functionality
Sgf2dg
Converts Smart Go Format (SGF) files to Go diagrams
Sjeng
chess program that plays many variants
Tourney-manager
perl interface to run chess engine tournaments
Xboard
X Window System Chess Board
Xchain
strategy game for 2-4 players
Xfrisk
Server and X11 client for playing risk with humans or AIs
Xgammon
Implementation of backgammon under X
Xmabacus
simulation of the ancient calculator (Motif version)
Xmahjongg
tile-based solitaire game
Xshogi
X11 frontend to gnushogi
Xvier
a "Four in a row" game

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Gnome-games
games for the GNOME desktop
Kdegames
games from the official KDE release
Texlive-games
TeX Live: Games typesetting

C, c++ and d development - development of games in C/C++/D

This metapackage will install a selection of suitable tools and packages to develop games in the C/C++ and D programming languages. Example games written in C/C++ and D are suggested.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Chipmunk-dev
fast, lightweight 2D rigid body physics library, transitional package
Liballegro5-dev
development files for the Allegro 5 library
Libalure-dev
AL Utilities REtooled (development files)
Libalut-dev
OpenAL Utility Toolkit development files
Libboost-all-dev
Boost C++ Libraries development files (ALL) (default version)
Libbox2d-dev
2D physics engine - development files
Libbullet-dev
professional 3D Game Multiphysics Library -- development files
Libbulletml-dev
C++ library to handle BulletML easily - development files
Libcegui-mk2-dev
Crazy Eddie's GUI (development files)
Libclanlib-dev
ClanLib game SDK development files
Libclaw-dev
Claw is a generalist C++ library (development files)
Libenet-dev
thin network communication layer on top of UDP - headers
Libflatzebra-dev
Generic Game Engine library development files
Libfreetype6-dev
FreeType 2 font engine, development files (transitional package)
Libgl1-mesa-dev
transitional dummy package
Libglc-dev
Implementation of SGI's OpenGL Character Renderer (GLC)
Libglew-dev
OpenGL Extension Wrangler - development environment
Libglfw3-dev
portable library for OpenGL, window and input (development files)
Libglu1-mesa-dev
Mesa OpenGL utility library -- development files
Libgphobos-dev
Phobos D standard library
Libirrlicht-dev
High performance realtime 3D engine development library
Libjpeg-dev
Development files for the JPEG library [dummy package]
Libltdl-dev
System independent dlopen wrapper for GNU libtool
Libode-dev
Open Dynamics Engine - development files
Libogg-dev
Ogg bitstream library development files
Libogre-1.9-dev
3D Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine (development files)
Libopenal-dev
Software implementation of the OpenAL audio API (development files)
Libopenscenegraph-dev
3D scene graph, development files
Libphysfs-dev
filesystem abstraction library for game programmers (development headers)
Libpng-dev
PNG library - development (version 1.6)
Libsdl2-dev
Simple DirectMedia Layer development files
Libsfml-dev
Simple and Fast Multimedia Library - Development Files
Libtiff5-dev
Tag Image File Format library (TIFF), development files (transitional package)
Libvorbis-dev
development files for Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec
Libxml2-dev
Development files for the GNOME XML library

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

0ad
Real-time strategy game of ancient warfare
Burgerspace
Avoid evil foodstuffs and make burgers
Codeblocks
Code::Blocks integrated development environment (IDE)
Codelite
Powerful and lightweight IDE
Cube2
3D first-person shooter game engine
Freeorion
turn-based space empire and galactic conquest game
Geany
fast and lightweight IDE
Libkxl0-dev
development files for libkxl0
Marsshooter
ridiculous space shooter governed by the laws of gravity
Parsec47
retromodern hispeed shmup
Torus-trooper
speeding ship sailing through barrage
Vim
Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor

Card - Debian's card games

This metapackage will install card games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ace-of-penguins
penguin-themed solitaire games
Aisleriot
GNOME solitaire card game collection
Deal
bridge hand generator
Dealer
bridge hand generator
Gsalliere
Bridge duplicate scorer (GUI frontend)
Lmemory
Children's game based on the "memory" card game
Openpref
card game against two virtual players
Pescetti
Bridge Pseudo-duplimate generator
Pokerth
Texas hold'em game
Pysolfc
collection of more than 1000 solitaire card games
Tenace
Bridge hand viewer and editor
Xmille
The classic game of Mille Bournes
Xpat2
Generic patience game for X11
Xskat
3-player card game "Skat"
Xsol
Solitaire game for the X Window system

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Gnome-games
games for the GNOME desktop
Kdegames
games from the official KDE release
Yahtzeesharp
game similar to poker with dice and less money

Chess - Debian's chess games

This metapackage will install chess games and helper tools.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

3dchess
Play chess across 3 boards!
Brutalchess
3D chess game with reflection of the chessmen
Chessx
chess database
Dreamchess
3D chess game
Eboard
GTK+ chessboard program
Ethereal-chess
UCI-compliant chess engine
Fairy-stockfish
chess variant engine including support for Chess, Shogi and XiangQi variants
Fairymax
xboard compatible chess and chess-variant engine
Fruit
chess engine, to calculate chess moves
Glaurung
free UCI chess engine, to calculate chess moves
Gnuchess
Plays a game of chess, either against the user or against itself
Gnuchess-book
Opening book for gnuchess
Gnushogi
program to play shogi, the Japanese version of chess
Gpsshogi
Shogi playing program based on OpenShogiLib
Gpsshogi-viewer
Shogi studying GUI based on OpenShogiLib
Hachu
AI engine for many Shogi and Chess variants, including Chu, Sho, and Dai Shogi
Hoichess
xboard compatible chess engine to play chess with
Pgn-extract
Portable Game Notation (PGN) extractor
Pgn2web
convert PGN chess game files into webpages
Phalanx
Chess playing program
Polyglot
chess engine protocol adaptor, connects UCI engines to xboard
Pychess
Fully featured, nice looking, easy to use Chess Client
Scid
chess database with play and training functionality
Shogivar
UI to play many shogi variants, with builtin computer player
Sjaakii
Sjaak II - computer player for many Chess variants, including Shogi and XiangQi
Sjeng
chess program that plays many variants
Stockfish
strong chess engine, to play chess against
Tagua
Board-game frontend for playing chess variants and other games
Toga2
computer chess engine, calculates chess moves
Tourney-manager
perl interface to run chess engine tournaments
Uci2wb
protocol adapter between XBoard/CECP and UCI/USI/UCCI engines
Xboard
X Window System Chess Board
Xshogi
X11 frontend to gnushogi

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Crazywa
AI engine for Wa Shogi and several other variants
Fathom
Command-line for probing Syzygy tablebases
Gnome-games
games for the GNOME desktop
Kdegames
games from the official KDE release
Leela-zero
Go engine with no human-provided knowledge, modeled after the AlphaGo Zero paper
Liblizzie-java
GUI for analyzing Go games in real time using Leela Zero
Texlive-games
TeX Live: Games typesetting

Console - Debian's console games

This metapackage will install text console games designed to be used via a text-only computer interface, such as a text terminal.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

2048
Slide and add puzzle game for text mode
An
very fast anagram generator
Angband
Single-player, text-based, dungeon simulation game
Animals
Traditional AI animal guessing engine using a binary tree DB
Asciijump
Small and funny ASCII-art game about ski jumping
Bastet
ncurses Tetris clone with a bastard algorithm
Bombardier
The GNU Bombing utility
Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Cavezofphear
ASCII Boulder Dash clone
Cbonsai
terminal-based bonsai tree generator
Colossal-cave-adventure
Colossal Cave Adventure game
Crawl
Dungeon Crawl, a text-based roguelike game
Curseofwar
Fast-paced action strategy game for Linux based on ncurses
Empire
war game of the century
Freesweep
text-based minesweeper
Gearhead
roguelike mecha role playing game, console version
Gnugo
play the game of Go
Gnuminishogi
program to play minishogi, a shogi variant on a 5x5 board
Greed
curses-based clone of the DOS free-ware game Greed
Matanza
Space ascii war game
Moria
Rogue-like game with an infinite dungeon, also known as umoria
Nethack-console
dungeon crawl game - text-based interface
Netris
free, networked version of T*tris
Nettoe
networked version of Tic Tac Toe (3x3 Grid) for the console
Ninvaders
A space invaders-like game using ncurses
Nsnake
classic snake game on the terminal
Nudoku
ncurses based sudoku games
Ogamesim
Console Ogame Simulator
Omega-rpg
text-based roguelike game
Open-adventure
colossal cave adventure, the 1995 430-point version
Pacman4console
ncurses-based pacman game
Pacvim
pacman game concept with vim command
Petris
Peter's Tetris - a Tetris(TM) clone
Piu-piu
Horizontal scroller game in bash for cli.
Robotfindskitten
Zen Simulation of robot finding kitten
Slashem
variant of Nethack
Sudoku
console based sudoku
Termtris
Tetris game for ANSI/VT220 terminals
Tetrinet-client
textmode client for tetrinet, a multiplayer tetris-like game
Tint
Tetris clone for text based terminal
Tintin++
classic text-based MUD client
Trader
simple game of interstellar trading
Vitetris
Virtual terminal *tris clone

Content development - development of game content

This metapackage will install a selection of suitable tools and packages for developing and editing game content like graphics, audio and video material. It enables artists to draw complex bitmap and vector images, create animated sprites and pixel art or render 3D images. It can also transform your computer into a full-featured audio workstation.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ardour
the digital audio workstation
Audacity
fast, cross-platform audio editor
Blender
Very fast and versatile 3D modeller/renderer
Gimp
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Goverlay
Graphical UI to help manage Vulkan / OpenGL overlays
Inkscape
vector-based drawing program
Mtpaint
painting program to create pixel art and manipulate digital photos
Povray
Persistence of vision raytracer (3D renderer)
Tiled
general purpose tile map editor

Education - Debian's educational games

This metapackage will install educational games for young and older children.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Animals
Traditional AI animal guessing engine using a binary tree DB
Atomix
puzzle game for building molecules out of separate atoms
Basic256
educational BASIC programming environment for children
Childsplay
Suite of educational games for young children
Gamine
Interactive game for young children
Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
Granule
flashcard program for learning new words
Pysiogame
educational activity pack for kids
Tuxmath
matematikspel för barn med Tux
Tuxtype
Tangentträningsspel för undervisning med Tux i huvudrollen
Xball
Simulate bouncing balls in a window

Emulator - Debian's emulators for games

This metapackage will install emulators.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Blastem
Fast and accurate Genesis emulator
Cen64
Cycle-Accurate Nintendo 64 Simulator
Desmume
Nintendo DS emulator
Dolphin-emu
Gamecube and Wii emulator
Dosbox
x86 emulator with Tandy/Herc/CGA/EGA/VGA/SVGA graphics, sound and DOS
Fceux
all-in-one NES/Famicom Emulator
Fs-uae-arcade
Fullscreen game browser for FS-UAE
Gngb
Color Gameboy emulator
Hatari
Emulator for the Atari ST, STE, TT, and Falcon computers
Higan
Accurate multi-system emulator
Mame
Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME)
Mednaffe
front-end for the Mednafen multi-system emulator
Mgba-sdl
Game Boy Advance emulator (SDL frontend for mGBA)
Mupen64plus-ui-console
console frontend for mupen64plus
Nestopia
Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom emulator
Osmose-emulator
Sega Master System and Game Gear console emulator
Pcsxr
Sony PlayStation emulator
Retroarch
Simple frontend for the libretro library
Stella
Atari 2600 Emulator for SDL & the X Window System
Virtualjaguar
Cross-platform Atari Jaguar emulator
Visualboyadvance
full featured Game Boy Advance emulator
Yabause
beautiful and under-rated Saturn emulator
Zsnes
Emulator of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Efp
Escape from Pong NES game
Gnome-video-arcade
Simple MAME frontend
Wine
Windows API implementation - standard suite

Finest - Debian's finest games

This metapackage will install a selection of outstanding Debian games representing almost all genres and styles. They were chosen based on multiple factors namely popularity (popcon value), unique gameplay, look and feel, aesthetics, fun factor and a good portion of subjectivity.

Please be prepared that the installation of all games might take a long time depending on your internet connection and hardware. Some games also require a hardware accelerated video card.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

0ad
Real-time strategy game of ancient warfare
7kaa
Seven Kingdoms Ancient Adversaries: real-time strategy game
A7xpg
chase action game
Abe
side-scrolling game named "Abe's Amazing Adventure"
Ace-of-penguins
penguin-themed solitaire games
Alex4
Alex the Allegator 4 - a retro platform game
Armagetronad
3D Tron-like high speed game
Asc
turn-based strategy game
Atomix
puzzle game for building molecules out of separate atoms
Bastet
ncurses Tetris clone with a bastard algorithm
Berusky
Logic game based on Sokoban
Biniax2
logic game with arcade and tactics modes
Blobby
Volleyball game with blobs
Bloboats
Boat racing game
Blobwars
platform shooting game
Blockattack
puzzle game inspired by Tetris
Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Btanks
fast 2D tank arcade game with multiplayer and split-screen modes
Burgerspace
Avoid evil foodstuffs and make burgers
Bzflag-client
3D first person tank battle game -- client
Caveexpress
2D platformer with physics-based gameplay
Cgoban
complete Go board
Chromium-bsu
fast paced, arcade-style, scrolling space shooter
Cultivation
game about the interactions within a gardening community
Dreamchess
3D chess game
Empire
war game of the century
Enigma
Game where you control a marble with the mouse
Epiphany
clone of Boulder Dash game
Extremetuxracer
3D racing game featuring Tux, the Linux penguin
Flare-game
fantasy single-player 2D action role-playing game
Flightgear
Flight Gear Flight Simulator
Foobillardplus
3D OpenGL Billiard Game
Freeciv
Civilization turn based strategy game
Freecol
open source remake of the old Colonization
Freedroidrpg
Isometric RPG influenced by Paradroid
Freeorion
turn-based space empire and galactic conquest game
Frozen-bubble
cool game where you pop out the bubbles!
Funguloids
space-flying-mushroom-picking-simulator game
Funnyboat
side scrolling arcade shooter game on a steamboat
Gnubg
graphical or console backgammon program with analysis
Gtkatlantic
Game like Monopoly
Gweled
"Diamond Mine"-style puzzle game
Hedgewars
Funny turn-based artillery game, featuring fighting hedgehogs!
Holotz-castle
platform game with high doses of mystery
Hyperrogue
non-euclidean graphical rogue-like game
Kobodeluxe
game of space battle
Koules
abstract space action game
Lbreakout2
ball-and-paddle game with nice graphics
Lincity-ng
City simulator game with polished graphics
Liquidwar
truly original multiplayer wargame
Lmemory
Children's game based on the "memory" card game
Lugaru
third person ninja rabbit fighting game
Manaplus
Extended client for Evol Online and The Mana World
Marsshooter
ridiculous space shooter governed by the laws of gravity
Megaglest
3D multi-player real time strategy game
Micropolis
real-time city management simulator
Minetest
Multiplayer infinite-world block sandbox
Nethack-console
dungeon crawl game - text-based interface
Nettoe
networked version of Tic Tac Toe (3x3 Grid) for the console
Neverball
3D floor-tilting game
Neverputt
3D miniature golf game
Nexuiz
Fast-paced 3D first-person shooter
Numptyphysics
crayon based physics puzzle game
Open-invaders
Space Invaders clone
Openarena
fast-paced 3D first-person shooter
Openclonk
multiplayer game of strategy, action and skill
Openttd
reimplementation of Transport Tycoon Deluxe with enhancements
Pacman
Chase Monsters in a Labyrinth
Parsec47
retromodern hispeed shmup
Pathological
puzzle game involving paths and marbles
Performous
karaokespel som låter användaren tillhandahålla låtar
Pinball
Emilia Pinball Emulator
Pingus
Free Lemmings(TM) clone
Pioneers
Settlers of Catan board game
Pokerth
Texas hold'em game
Powermanga
vertical shoot 'em up with colourful 3D graphics
Pybik
Rubik's cube game
Pysolfc
collection of more than 1000 solitaire card games
Raincat
2D puzzle game featuring a fuzzy little cat
Redeclipse
free, casual arena shooter
Ri-li
toy train simulation game
Scorched3d
3D artillery game similar to Scorched Earth
Searchandrescue
fly aircraft to search (for) and rescue people in distress
Sgt-puzzles
Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection - 1-player puzzle games
Solarwolf
Collect the boxes and don't become mad
Sopwith
port of the 1980's side-scrolling WWI dogfighting game
Springlobby
single/multiplayer lobby for the Spring RTS engine
Supertransball2
Thrust type of game
Supertux
Classic 2D jump 'n run sidescroller with Tux
Supertuxkart
3D arcade racer with a variety of characters, tracks, and modes to play
Tecnoballz
breaking block game ported from the Amiga platform
Teeworlds
online multi-player platform 2D shooter
Torcs
3D racing cars simulator game using OpenGL
Torus-trooper
speeding ship sailing through barrage
Tuxfootball
great 2D soccer (sometimes called football) game
Tuxmath
matematikspel för barn med Tux
Tuxpuck
air hockey game for single players
Ufoai
UFO: Alien Invasion -- build your team and stop the aliens
Unknown-horizons
2D realtime strategy simulation
Warmux
turn-based artillery game on 2D maps
Warzone2100
3D real time strategy game
Wesnoth
fantasy turn-based strategy game - complete suite (metapackage)
Widelands
fantasy real-time strategy game
Xmoto
2D motocross platform game

Fps - Debian's first-person shooter games

This metapackage will install fps games or closely related ones, engines and tools which are useful to create or modify game data.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Bzflag-client
3D first person tank battle game -- client
Cube2-data
demo game and content for the Cube2 engine
Enemylines3
semi-abstract first person 3d-shooter game
Enemylines7
first person 3d-shooter game
Freedm
multiplayer deathmatch game for Doom-compatible engines
Freedoom
two single player campaigns for Doom-compatible engines
Nexuiz
Fast-paced 3D first-person shooter
Openarena
fast-paced 3D first-person shooter
Rbdoom3bfg
Doom3 BFG edition game engine
Redeclipse
free, casual arena shooter
Teeworlds
online multi-player platform 2D shooter

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Crispy-doom
Limit-raising medium-resolution Doom engine based on Chocolate Doom
Deutex
composition tool for doom-style WAD files
Doomsday
enhanced version of the legendary DOOM game
Eureka
map editor for the classic DOOM games
Ezquake
modern QuakeWorld client
Quakespasm
engine for iD software's Quake

Java development - development of games in Java

This metapackage will install a selection of suitable tools and packages to develop games in the Java programming language. Example games written in Java are suggested.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Libjava3d-java
Java 3D API (java library)
Libjinput-java
Java Game Controller API
Libjogl2-java
Java bindings for OpenGL API
Liblwjgl-java
Lightweight Java Game Library
Libpixels-java
manipulation and filtering of images in Java
Libsvgsalamander-java
SVG engine for Java
Libupnp-java
Java library for Universal Plug aNd Play (upnp)

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Freecol
open source remake of the old Colonization
Triplea
Turn based strategy game

Minesweeper - Debian's minesweeper games

This metapackage will install minesweeper games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ace-of-penguins
penguin-themed solitaire games
Freesweep
text-based minesweeper
Sgt-puzzles
Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection - 1-player puzzle games
Xbomb
'minesweeper' game with squares, hexagons or triangles
Xdemineur
Yet another minesweeper for X

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Aptitude
terminal-based package manager
Gnome-mines
popular minesweeper puzzle game for GNOME
Kmines
minesweeper game

Mud - Debian's multi-user-dungeon games

This metapackage will install MUD (Multi-User-Dungeon) games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Crossfire-client
Client for the multiplayer roguelike Crossfire
Kildclient
powerful MUD client with a built-in Perl interpreter
Manaplus
Extended client for Evol Online and The Mana World
Tf
Tinyfugue MUD client for TinyMUDs, DikuMUDs, and LPMUDs
Tf5
text-based MU* and chatserver client
Tintin++
classic text-based MUD client
Tinymux
text-based multi-user virtual world server

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Minetest
Multiplayer infinite-world block sandbox

Perl development - development of games in Perl

This metapackage will install a selection of suitable tools and packages to develop games in the Perl programming language. Example games written in Perl are suggested.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Libalien-sdl-perl
helper to get, build and use SDL libraries
Libimage-magick-perl
Perl interface to the ImageMagick graphics routines
Libimager-perl
Perl extension for generating 24-bit images
Libois-perl
Perl binding for the OIS C++ input framework
Libopengl-perl
Perl interface providing graphics display using OpenGL
Libsdl-perl
SDL bindings for the Perl language
Libsvg-perl
perl module to generate SVG images

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Frozen-bubble
cool game where you pop out the bubbles!
Pangzero
action game that involves popping balloons with a harpoon
Pkg-perl-tools
collection of tools to aid packaging Perl modules in Debian

Platform - Debian's platform games

This metapackage will install platform games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Abe
side-scrolling game named "Abe's Amazing Adventure"
Alex4
Alex the Allegator 4 - a retro platform game
Amphetamine
jump'n run game with unique visual effects
Asylum
surreal platform shooting game
Ballz
B.A.L.L.Z. - platform/puzzle game where you control a rolling ball
Between
game about consciousness and isolation
Blobandconquer
3D platform shooting game
Blobwars
platform shooting game
Caveexpress
2D platformer with physics-based gameplay
Ddnet
Teeworlds modification with a unique cooperative gameplay
Edgar
2D platform game with a persistent world
Gnujump
platform game where you have to jump up to survive
Holotz-castle
platform game with high doses of mystery
Jumpnbump
cute multiplayer platform game with bunnies
Jumpnbump-levels
cute multiplayer platform game with bunnies (extra levels)
Mazeofgalious
The Maze of Galious
Nikwi
platform game where your goal is to collect candies
Oneisenough
2D platform game about the epic struggle of balls
Pachi
Platform game featuring Pachi el marciano
Pekka-kana-2
2D Oldschool platform game where you control a rooster
Plee-the-bear
2D platform game
Seahorse-adventures
help Barbie the seahorse float on bubbles to the moon
Supertux
Classic 2D jump 'n run sidescroller with Tux
Toppler
clone of the "Nebulus" game on old 8 and 16 bit machines
Whichwayisup
2D platform game with a slight rotational twist
Xjump
jumping game for X
Xmoto
2D motocross platform game
Xscavenger
Lode-runner-like platform game for X

Programming - Debian's programming games

This metapackage will install programming games aiming to teach programming through entertainment.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Basic256
educational BASIC programming environment for children
Colobot
educational programming strategy game
Laby
Learn how to program with ants and spider webs
Robocode
Java programming game based on battle tanks

Puzzle - Debian's puzzle games

This metapackage will install puzzle and logic games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

2048
Slide and add puzzle game for text mode
2048-qt
mathematics based puzzle game
Ace-of-penguins
penguin-themed solitaire games
Amoebax
Puyo Puyo-style puzzle game for up to two players
Atom4
Original two-player color puzzle game
Atomix
puzzle game for building molecules out of separate atoms
Auralquiz
simple music quiz game using your own music files
Berusky
Logic game based on Sokoban
Berusky2
logic game Bugs Escape 3D
Between
game about consciousness and isolation
Biniax2
logic game with arcade and tactics modes
Black-box
Find the crystals
Blockattack
puzzle game inspired by Tetris
Blocks-of-the-undead
Tetris Attack clone with spooky undertones
Brainparty
36 puzzle games for all the family
Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Cavepacker
sokoban game with network based multiplayer gaming
Chroma
Abstract puzzle game - graphical version
Connectagram
word unscrambling game
Einstein
Puzzle game inspired on Einstein's puzzle
Enigma
Game where you control a marble with the mouse
Fillets-ng
puzzle game about witty fish saving the world sokoban-style
Fltk1.3-games
Fast Light Toolkit - example games: checkers, sudoku
Freealchemist
simpler figure block game
Freesweep
text-based minesweeper
Gbrainy
brain teaser game and trainer to have fun and to keep your brain trained
Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
Gfpoken
Recreate a grid of mirrors from clues given by tests
Glpeces
Tangram (puzzle) game clone
Gmult
figure out which letters are which numbers
Gnome-mahjongg
classic Eastern tile game for GNOME
Gnubik
3D Rubik's cube game
Gnurobbo
logic game ported from ATARI XE/XL
Gplanarity
simple puzzle game involving untangling planar graphs
Greed
curses-based clone of the DOS free-ware game Greed
Groundhog
simple logic game
Gtans
Tangram (puzzle) game using GTK+
Gtkballs
simple logic game
Gweled
"Diamond Mine"-style puzzle game
Hex-a-hop
puzzle game based on hexagonal tiles
Hexalate
Color matching puzzle
Hitori
logic puzzle game similar to sudoku
Jag
arcade and puzzle 2D game
Jigzo
Photo puzzle game for children
Kball
game of skill and reflexes for all the family
Lightsoff
Light puzzle game
Lix
Puzzle game inspired by Lemmings
Lmarbles
game where you build figures out of colored marbles
Miceamaze
video game with mice in a maze
Mirrormagic
Shoot around obstacles to collect energy using your beam.
Mokomaze
Ball in labyrinth game for the OpenMoko FreeRunner
Monsterz
arcade puzzle game
Numptyphysics
crayon based physics puzzle game
Pathogen
Puzzle game about matching 3D model structures
Pathological
puzzle game involving paths and marbles
Phlipple
reduce 3D shapes to a single square
Pipenightdreams
connect pipes to get the water flowing from inlet to outlet
Pipewalker
combination puzzle game
Primrose
compelling tile-placement puzzle game
Pushover
Fun puzzle game with dominos
Puzzle-jigsaw
tile puzzle game
Pybik
Rubik's cube game
Qxw
advanced interactive crossword construction tool
Raincat
2D puzzle game featuring a fuzzy little cat
Sgt-puzzles
Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection - 1-player puzzle games
Sudoku
console based sudoku
Sudoku-solver
sudoku puzzles solver
Tanglet
single player word finding game based on Boggle
Tetzle
Jigsaw puzzle game
Tworld
Chip's Challenge Game Engine Emulation
Vodovod
puzzle game, you must lead the water to the storage tank
Wizznic
implementation of the arcade classic Puzznic
Xbomb
'minesweeper' game with squares, hexagons or triangles
Xdemineur
Yet another minesweeper for X
Xjig
X11 jigsaw puzzle
Xmpuzzles
collection of puzzles for X (Motif version)
Xshisen
Shisen-sho puzzle game for X11
Xsok
generic Sokoban game for X11
Xye
puzzle game - get all the gems in the room
Zaz
arcade action puzzle game

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Gnome-games
games for the GNOME desktop
Kdegames
games from the official KDE release
Texlive-games
TeX Live: Games typesetting

Python3 development - development of games in Python 3

This metapackage will install a selection of suitable tools and packages to develop games in the Python 3 programming language. Example games written in Python 3 are suggested.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Python3-fife
FIFE is a multi-platform isometric game engine
Python3-kivy
Kivy - Multimedia / Multitouch framework in Python (Python 3)
Python3-opengl
Python bindings to OpenGL (Python 3)
Python3-pil
Python Imaging Library (Python3)
Python3-pygame
SDL bindings for games development (Python 3)
Python3-sdl2
Python bindings to the SDL2 C-library (Python 3 build)
Python3-sfml
Simple and Fast Multimedia Library - Python 3 Bindings

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Eric
full featured Python IDE
Pybik
Rubik's cube game
Python3-minecraftpi
Raspberry PI Minecraft API python client library
Python3-pyqt5.qtopengl
Python 3 bindings for Qt5's OpenGL module
Vim
Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor

Racing - Debian's racing games

This metapackage will install racing games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Antigravitaattori
Multiplayer flying saucer racing game
Armagetronad
3D Tron-like high speed game
Bloboats
Boat racing game
Dustracing2d
tile-based 2D racing game
Extremetuxracer
3D racing game featuring Tux, the Linux penguin
Gltron
3D lightcycle game
Pink-pony
3D racing game with ponies
Pyracerz
multiplayer top view 2D racing game
Stormbaancoureur
simulated obstacle course for automobiles
Supertuxkart
3D arcade racer with a variety of characters, tracks, and modes to play
Torcs
3D racing cars simulator game using OpenGL
Trigger-rally
3D rally car racing game
Trophy
2D car racing action game
Xmoto
2D motocross platform game
Xracer
Futuristic racing game

Rogue - Debian's roguelike games

This metapackage will install dungeon crawling games in the spirit of Rogue.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Allure
near-future Sci-Fi roguelike and tactical squad game
Angband
Single-player, text-based, dungeon simulation game
Boohu
Break Out Of Hareka's Underground -- a roguelike game
Cataclysm-dda-sdl
post-apocalyptic roguelike game - SDL interface
Crawl
Dungeon Crawl, a text-based roguelike game
Gearhead
roguelike mecha role playing game, console version
Gearhead2
roguelike mecha role playing game in space
Hearse
exchange Nethack bones files with other players
Hyperrogue
non-euclidean graphical rogue-like game
Lambdahack
tactical squad ASCII roguelike dungeon crawler game engine
Meritous
action-adventure dungeon crawl game
Moria
Rogue-like game with an infinite dungeon, also known as umoria
Nethack-x11
dungeon crawl game - X11 interface
Omega-rpg
text-based roguelike game
Slashem
variant of Nethack

Rpg - Debian's roleplaying games

This metapackage will install rpg games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Adonthell
2D graphical roleplaying game
Ardentryst
Action/RPG sidescoller, focused on story and character development
Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Crossfire-client
Client for the multiplayer roguelike Crossfire
Ember
3D client framework for the WorldForge project
Flare-game
fantasy single-player 2D action role-playing game
Freedink
humorous top-down adventure and role-playing game
Freedroidrpg
Isometric RPG influenced by Paradroid
Gm-assistant
Game Master assistant for role-playing games
Kildclient
powerful MUD client with a built-in Perl interpreter
Magicmaze
rescue the maiden while avoiding the monsters
Manaplus
Extended client for Evol Online and The Mana World
Openmw
Open-world RPG game engine
Openmw-cs
Content editor for use with OpenMW
Rolldice
virtual dice roller
Slashem
variant of Nethack

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Minetest
Multiplayer infinite-world block sandbox

Shoot 'em up - Debian's shoot 'em up games

This metapackage will install mainly shoot 'em up games also known as shmup or STG and some closely related shooter games. Shmups are a subgenre of the shooter genre of video games. They often involve a spacecraft or aircraft shooting large numbers of enemies while dodging their attacks.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Alienblaster
Classic 2D shoot 'em up
Chromium-bsu
fast paced, arcade-style, scrolling space shooter
Criticalmass
Shoot-em-up a la galaxian
Dangen
shoot 'em up game where accurate shooting matters
Dodgindiamond2
Little shoot-'em-up arcade game for one or two players
Excellent-bifurcation
abstract vertical shooter with two sides to play on
Freedroid
Clone of Paradroid - a strategic shoot-em up
Funnyboat
side scrolling arcade shooter game on a steamboat
Geki2
Xenon-like vertical shoot'em-up
Geki3
R-Type-like horizontal shoot'em-up
Gunroar
360-degree gunboat shooter
Ii-esu
shooter game
Ketm
old school 2D-scrolling shooter
Kraptor
Classic shoot 'em up scroller game
Maelstrom
Arcade-style game resembling Asteroids
Marsshooter
ridiculous space shooter governed by the laws of gravity
Mu-cade
physics centipede invasion, smashup waggly shmup
Noiz2sa
abstract arcade shooter
Open-invaders
Space Invaders clone
Overgod
bi-directional scrolling arcade game
Parsec47
retromodern hispeed shmup
Piu-piu
Horizontal scroller game in bash for cli.
Powermanga
vertical shoot 'em up with colourful 3D graphics
Projectl
sword action shooting
Rafkill
vertical shoot'em-up similar to Raptor: Call of the Shadows
Rockdodger
Fly through an asteroid field avoiding rocks and greeblies
Rrootage
arcade-style space shooting game
Sopwith
port of the 1980's side-scrolling WWI dogfighting game
Starfighter
2D scrolling shooter game
Tatan
pointing STG shooter game
Tenmado
hard-core shoot 'em up game in blue-or-red world
Titanion
strike down super high-velocity swooping insects
Torus-trooper
speeding ship sailing through barrage
Transcend
retro-style, abstract 2D shooter
Triplane
side-scrolling dogfighting game
Tumiki-fighters
sticky 2D shooter
Val-and-rick
shooter game
Viruskiller
Game about viruses invading your computer
Wing
Galaga-like arcade game
Wordwarvi
retro-styled side-scrolling shoot'em up arcade game
Xgalaga
X version of the famous Galaga game
Xgalaga++
classic single screen vertical shooter, inspired by xgalaga
Xinv3d
3D space invaders for X
Xsoldier
shoot 'em up game with the "not shooting" bonus

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Barrage
Rather destructive action game
Gravitywars
clone of Gravity Force
Supertransball2
Thrust type of game

Simulation - Debian's simulation games

This metapackage will install simulation games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Acm
Multi-player classic aerial combat simulation
Billard-gl
3D billiards game
Bzflag-client
3D first person tank battle game -- client
Crrcsim
Model-Airplane Flight Simulator
Csmash
CannonSmash, a table tennis simulation game
Cultivation
game about the interactions within a gardening community
Flightgear
Flight Gear Flight Simulator
Foobillardplus
3D OpenGL Billiard Game
Gl-117
action flight simulator
Gtkpool
simple pool billiard game written with GTK+
Lincity
build & maintain a city/country
Lincity-ng
City simulator game with polished graphics
Micropolis
real-time city management simulator
Opencity
3D city simulator game
Openssn
modern submarine tactical simulator
Openttd
reimplementation of Transport Tycoon Deluxe with enhancements
Pinball
Emilia Pinball Emulator
Robotfindskitten
Zen Simulation of robot finding kitten
Searchandrescue
fly aircraft to search (for) and rescue people in distress
Simutrans
transportation simulator
Singularity
game where one becomes the singularity
Stormbaancoureur
simulated obstacle course for automobiles

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Lightspeed
Shows how objects moving at relativistic speeds look like
Netrek-client-cow
client for netrek online game
Pmars
Portable MARS, Core War simulator

Sport - Debian's sport games

This metapackage will install sport games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Asciijump
Small and funny ASCII-art game about ski jumping
Blobby
Volleyball game with blobs
Bygfoot
football (a.k.a soccer) management game
Csmash
CannonSmash, a table tennis simulation game
Etw
arcade-style soccer game
Freetennis
Free Tennis - simulation game
Gav
GPL Arcade Volleyball
Neverputt
3D miniature golf game
Slimevolley
unrealistic 2D volleyball simulation
Tennix
2D tennis game
Tuxfootball
great 2D soccer (sometimes called football) game
Tuxpuck
air hockey game for single players

Strategy - Debian's strategy games

This metapackage will install strategy games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

0ad
Real-time strategy game of ancient warfare
7kaa
Seven Kingdoms Ancient Adversaries: real-time strategy game
Asc
turn-based strategy game
Atanks
tank-battling game
Biloba
turn based strategy board game for up to 4 players
Boswars
futuristic real-time strategy game
Bygfoot
football (a.k.a soccer) management game
Crimson
hex-based tactical game
Curseofwar
Fast-paced action strategy game for Linux based on ncurses
Dopewars
drug-dealing game set in streets of New York City
Empire
war game of the century
Endless-sky
space exploration and combat game
Freeciv
Civilization turn based strategy game
Freecol
open source remake of the old Colonization
Freeorion
turn-based space empire and galactic conquest game
Gbatnav
networked BattleShip game
Gigalomania
Mega-Lo-Mania-like god game
Glob2
innovative Real Time Strategy game
Hedgewars
Funny turn-based artillery game, featuring fighting hedgehogs!
Ironseed
science-fiction exploration/strategy adventure game in space
Lgeneral
strategy game in the tradition of Panzer General
Lightyears
single player real-time strategy game with steampunk sci-fi
Liquidwar
truly original multiplayer wargame
Lordsawar
Clone of the popular SSG game Warlords II
Megaglest
3D multi-player real time strategy game
Naev
2D action/rpg space game
Netpanzer
online multiplayer tactical warfare game
Ogamesim
Console Ogame Simulator
Openclonk
multiplayer game of strategy, action and skill
Openttd
reimplementation of Transport Tycoon Deluxe with enhancements
Pax-britannica
one-button multi-player real-time strategy game
Pingus
Free Lemmings(TM) clone
Pioneers
Settlers of Catan board game
Planetblupi
Planet Blupi - A delirious spell-binding game
Qonk
Small build-and-conquer strategy game with very simple rules
Singularity
game where one becomes the singularity
Snowballz
fun RTS game featuring snowball fights with penguins
Spacezero
Real Time Strategy 2D space combat, multiplayer net game.
Spring
modern full-3D RTS game engine
Springlobby
single/multiplayer lobby for the Spring RTS engine
Teg
Turn based strategy game
Triplea
Turn based strategy game
Ufoai
UFO: Alien Invasion -- build your team and stop the aliens
Unknown-horizons
2D realtime strategy simulation
Warmux
turn-based artillery game on 2D maps
Warzone2100
3D real time strategy game
Wesnoth
fantasy turn-based strategy game - complete suite (metapackage)
Widelands
fantasy real-time strategy game
Xfrisk
Server and X11 client for playing risk with humans or AIs
Xscorch
Clone of Scorched Earth
Zec
Z-Shell Empire client

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Colobot
educational programming strategy game
Netrek-client-cow
client for netrek online game

Tetris - Debian's tetris-like games

This metapackage will install tetris-like games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Angrydd
Angry Drunken Dwarves - falling blocks puzzle game
Bastet
ncurses Tetris clone with a bastard algorithm
Blockout2
Tetris like game (3D-tetris)
Crack-attack
multiplayer OpenGL puzzle game like "Tetris Attack"
Cuyo
Tetris-like game with very impressive effects
Flobopuyo
Clone of the PuyoPuyo game
Freealchemist
simpler figure block game
Frozen-bubble
cool game where you pop out the bubbles!
Galois
falling blocks game with blocks of various shapes and sizes
Gemdropx
Gem Drop X is an interesting one-player puzzle game for X11
Gtetrinet
multiplayer tetris-like game
Ltris
very polished Tetris clone with CPU opponents
Netris
free, networked version of T*tris
Petris
Peter's Tetris - a Tetris(TM) clone
Quadrapassel
popular Russian game, similar to Tetris
Stax
collection of puzzle games similar to Tetris Attack
Termtris
Tetris game for ANSI/VT220 terminals
Tetrinet-client
textmode client for tetrinet, a multiplayer tetris-like game
Tetrinetx
game server for Tetrinet
Tint
Tetris clone for text based terminal
Vitetris
Virtual terminal *tris clone
Xbubble
A nice Puzzle Bubble clone
Xwelltris
3D Tetris like popular game similar to Welltris

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Kblocks
falling blocks game

Toys - Debian's toy games

This metapackage will install a collection of desktop toys and console programs that often modify the appearance of your computer and text in a humorous way.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

An
very fast anagram generator
Animals
Traditional AI animal guessing engine using a binary tree DB
Bambam
keyboard mashing and doodling game for babies
Bb
ASCII-art demo based on AAlib
Bucklespring
Nostalgia bucklespring keyboard sound
Cbonsai
terminal-based bonsai tree generator
Cmatrix
simulates the display from "The Matrix"
Cowsay
configurable talking cow
Dadadodo
exterminates all rational thought
Filters
collected filters, including B1FF and the Swedish Chef
Floatbg
slowly modify the color of the X root window
Fortune-mod
provides fortune cookies on demand
Fortunes-debian-hints
Debian Hints for fortune
Geekcode
Program for generating geekcode
Gnomekiss
KiSS paper doll viewer for GNOME
Hollywood
fill your console with Hollywood melodrama technobabble
Kawari8
Pseudo AI Shiori module used to create ghosts for Ukagaka
Lolcat
colorful `cat`
Macopix
Mascot Constructive Pilot for X
Ninix-aya
Interactive fake-AI Ukagaka-compatible desktop mascot program
Oneko
cat chases the cursor (now a mouse) around the screen
Polygen
generator of random sentences from grammar definitions
Purity
automated purity testing software
Randtype
semi-random text typer
Rotix
generate rotational obfuscations
Rss-glx
Really Slick Screensavers GLX Port
Sl
Rättar dig om du skriver "sl" av misstag
Tdfsb
3D filesystem browser
Tfortune
Fortune Cookies with Tags
Tfortunes
Data files for tfortune
Vigor
nvi with the evil paperclip
Wallstreet
fill your console with Wall Street-like news and stats
Wordplay
anagram generator
Xaos
real-time interactive fractal zoomer
Xcowsay
Graphical configurable talking cow
Xdesktopwaves
Simulation of water waves on the X Window System
Xfireworks
Fireworks in your root window
Xfishtank
turns your X root into an aquarium
Xflip
programs to mirror-image or melt your display
Xmountains
Fractal landscape generator for X
Xpenguins
little penguins walk on your windows
Xphoon
sets the root window to a picture of the moon
Xplanet
planetary body renderer
Xplanet-images
imagery for xplanet
Xsnow
brings Christmas to your desktop
Xteddy
cuddly teddy bear (or other image) for your X desktop

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Fortunate.app
Display a quotation (fortune) in a window for GNUstep

Typing - Debian's typing games

This metapackage will install typing games.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Dvorak7min
typing tutor for Dvorak keyboards
Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
Klavaro
Flexible touch typing tutor
Nlkt
non-linear keyboard trainer
Pacvim
pacman game concept with vim command
Randtype
semi-random text typer
Tuxtype
Tangentträningsspel för undervisning med Tux i huvudrollen
Typespeed
Zap words flying across the screen by typing them correctly
Xletters
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