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Games-net
Debian Jr. Network Games

Network games bring people together from all over the world. Many times the game and chat is a place where people learn languages, how to communicate, and socializing skills.

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Debian Junior Games-net packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Bubbros
multiplayer clone of the famous Bubble Bobble game
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roleprogram
usegameplaying
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License: DFSG free
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The objective of this game is to obtain points by destroying enemies (capturing them into bubbles and smashing those) and collecting items. It supports up to 10 players and is network-capable.

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1.6-1https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/000/034/large.png
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Gcompris
Educational games for small children - transitional package
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Debtags of package gcompris:
fieldarts, electronics, linguistics, mathematics, physics
gamepuzzle, typing
interfacex11
roleprogram
suitegnome, gnu
uitoolkitgtk, sdl
usegameplaying, learning
x11application
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License: DFSG free
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A large collection of educational games for small children, designed to be a unified interface to integrate more educational games.

This is a transitional package that depends on the new series of GCompris releases (rewritten using Qt). It can be safely removed once gcompris-qt is installed.

Gtetrinet
multiplayer tetris-like game
Maintainer: Jordi Mallach
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gametetris
interfacex11
roleprogram
suitegnome
uitoolkitgtk
usegameplaying
x11application
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License: DFSG free

GTetrinet is a clone of Tetrinet, a multiplayer tetris variant for Windows. It is compatible with the original tetrinet, although you need a separate program, such as tetrinetx, to be able to create your own games.

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Minetest
Multiplayer infinite-world block sandbox
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gameadventure, mud
interface3d
networkclient
roleprogram
usegameplaying
x11application
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Minetest is a minecraft-inspired game written from scratch and licensed under the LGPL (version 2.1 or later). It supports both survival and creative modes along with multiplayer support, dynamic lighting, and an "infinite" map generator.

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https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/008/560/large.png
0.4.9+repack-4ubuntu1https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/011/014/large.png
0.3.1+dfsg-2https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/009/079/large.png
0.4.7https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/010/035/large.png
https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/008/561/large.png
0.4.9https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/010/458/large.png
https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/008/559/large.png
https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/008/558/large.png
0.4.7https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/010/036/large.png
0.4.12+repack-2ubuntu1https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/014/670/large.png
0.3.1+dfsg-2https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/009/080/large.png
0.3.1+dfsg-2https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/009/078/large.png
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Openttd
reimplementation of Transport Tycoon Deluxe with enhancements
Maintainer: Matthijs Kooijman
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Debtags of package openttd:
gamesimulation, strategy
interfacex11
networkclient, server
roleprogram
scopeapplication
uitoolkitsdl
usegameplaying
x11application
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License: DFSG free
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OpenTTD is a reimplementation of the Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe" with lots of new features and enhancements.

OpenTTD is playable with the free graphics files from the openttd-opengfx package and optional sound files from the openttd-opensfx package (which is in non-free). Alternatively, OpenTTD can use the graphics files from the original Transport Tycoon Deluxe game (See README.Debian on how to set this up).

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Tetrinet-client
textmode client for tetrinet, a multiplayer tetris-like game
Maintainer: Rhonda D'Vine
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gametetris
interfacetext-mode
roleprogram
uitoolkitncurses
usegameplaying
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tetrinet-client is a textmode client for the multiplayer tetris version called tetrinet. This client is able to play both in tetrifast and the original version of the game. Please notice that you need at least 50 lines to be able to play it.

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Xblast-tnt
multiplayer blast-the-others game inspired by Dynablaster
Maintainer: Rhonda D'Vine
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gamearcade
hardwareinput:joystick
interfacex11
roleprogram
scopeapplication
uitoolkitxlib
usegameplaying
x11application
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XBlast is a multi-player arcade game inspired by the video/computer game Bomberman (Dynablaster).

Features:

  • 2 to 6 players
  • 1 or 2 players per X-Server (or up to 6 with joysticks)
  • about 1000 levels
  • about 20 player models
  • PoV-Ray rendered color graphics
  • central server support with statistics

If you want to host games you need to install the xblast-tnt-levels package, and you might want to install xblast-tnt-sounds for sound support. The xblast-tnt-musics package contains background musics for the game, if you like.

The package is enhanced by the following packages: xblast-tnt-levels xblast-tnt-musics xblast-tnt-sounds
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Xblast-tnt-levels
level files for xblast-tnt
Maintainer: Rhonda D'Vine
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gamearcade
interfacex11
roleapp-data
usegameplaying
x11application
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XBlast is a multi-player arcade game inspired by the video/computer game Bomberman (Dynablaster). This package contains the level files which you need when you want to host games. If you just want to join other people's games you don't need this package.

Xblast-tnt-musics
music files for xblast-tnt
Maintainer: Rhonda D'Vine
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interfacex11
roleapp-data
usegameplaying
x11application
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XBlast is a multi-player arcade game inspired by the video/computer game Bomberman (Dynablaster). This package contains the music files. You only need them if you want to listen to background musics during the game.

Xblast-tnt-sounds
sound files for xblast-tnt
Maintainer: Rhonda D'Vine
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gamearcade
interfacex11
roleapp-data
usegameplaying
x11application
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XBlast is a multi-player arcade game inspired by the video/computer game Bomberman (Dynablaster). This package contains the sound files. You only need them if you want to listen to sound effects during the game.

Xpilot-ng
Multi-player tactical game for X (NG version)
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rolemetapackage, program
usegameplaying
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XPilot is a multi-player tactical manoeuvring game for X. Each player controls their own fighter equipped with a variety of weapons and power-ups. Players compete as teams or as individuals; the object of the game is to score points by blasting the opposition, stealing their treasure or by racing round a circuit. WARNING: This game is very addictive.

This package is a complete XPilot installation, including the XPilot client, server and utilities.

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