Debian Junior Project
Summary
Games-puzzle
Debian Jr. Puzzle games

Some puzzle-type games, from the more arcade-like and frozen-bubble to xjig (a jigsaw puzzle program), to lmemory (based on the classic "memory" card game). This sampling of packages was done in the hope that it will appeal to child and adult alike.

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Debian Junior Games-puzzle packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

2048-qt
mathematics based puzzle game
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2048 puzzle is mathematics based puzzle game where you have to slide tiles on a grid to combine them and create a tile with the number 2048. You have to merge the similar number tiles (2n) by moving the arrow keys in four different directions. When two tiles with the same number touch, they will merge into one.

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Amoebax
Игра слагалица у стилу Пајо Пајо за два играча
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Услед једне грозне мутације, неке врсте амеба су почеле да се размножавају и освојиће свет ако их не зауставите. На срећу мутација их је учинила врло нестабилнима и ако их повежете четири у низу или више оне нестају.

Пратите Перицу или Томицу кроз 6 нивоа на њиховом путу да спрече размножене амебе да заузму свет и да постану нови Господари амеба. Пазите на љупка створења којима управљају амебе која ће покушати да вас спрече у остваривању вашег циља.

Амебакс је направљен са нивоима за свакога, од деце до одраслих. Уз режим увежбавања свако ће на брзака постати велемајстор а режим турнира ће вам пружити угодну забаву са вашим пријатељима. Ту је и привлачна музика, забавни звучни ефекти, и прелепи екрани који ће се сигурно допасти свима у породици.

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Berusky2
logic game Bugs Escape 3D
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The game based on Berusky that is also available for Debian, though this is the enhanced 3D version. Berusky II is a game that challenges your visual/spatial thinking and the ability to find a way to resolve a logic task.

The entire game takes place in a 3D environment while you slip into the role of different bugs and lead them out of a maze. In addition to arbitrary turning and level zooming all logical plots happen in space.

In comparison to the first part, new logical elements, a simple linear story accompanied by comic series, various 3D environments, water surfaces and others have been added.

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Biniax2
logic game with arcade and tactics modes
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Biniax-2 is an original and entertaining game. It only takes a minute to learn and gives you hours and hours of gameplay. There are three game modes (two singleplayer and one multiplayer), hall of fame, dynamic music and a nice cartoon look.

Brainparty
36 puzzle games for all the family
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Brain Party is a fun, free puzzle game for all the family that's made up of 36 minigames designed to push your brain to its limits by testing memory, logic, mathematics, reaction time and more! Brain Party is split into two modes: test mode gives you five minigames in a row and adds up your brain weight to see how smart you are, and practise mode lets you play your favourite minigames as often as you want. If you do well enough, there are six extra minigames that can be unlocked as well as a new game mode designed to keep you playing and enjoying your favourite games even longer.

Frozen-bubble
Одлична игра у којој издувавате мехуриће!
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Смрзнути мехурићи је клон популарне игре „Puzzle Bobble“, у којој покушавате да упуцате мехуриће исте боје у групама да би се распрсли.

Играчи се такмиче као пингвини и морају користити тастере стрелица да нациљају обојени мехур у групи мехурића. Циљ је уклањање свих мехурића са екрана пре него што исти прођу испод линије на дну.

Одликују је 100 нивоа за једног играча, режим за два играча, музика и упечатљива графика. Ту је такође и уређивач нивоа који омогућава играчима да направе и играју своје сопствене нивое.

Gbrainy
Игра мозгалица да се забавите и да одржавате ваш ум обученим
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г-кефало је платформа за обуку меморијских, аритметичких и логичких способности са разним вежбама различитих нивоа тежине. Требало би да има понешто за све узрасте и намене: за децу чији родитељи би желели да она развију своје способности, за одрасле који желе да одрже свој ум у форми или желе да га испробају чисто забаве ради, за оне старије који би можда требали мало можданих активности, итд.

Обезбеђује следеће врсте игара:

  • Логичке загонетке: игре осмишљене као изазов вашим способностима размишљања и закључивања.
  • Ментални рачун: игре засноване на аритметичким операцијама које су осмишљене за испробавање ваших способности менталног рачуна.
  • Меморијске вежбе: игре за доказивање ваше краткорочне меморије.
  • Вербалне аналогије: игре изазова за ваше вербалне способности.
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Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
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GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

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.

Gtans
Tangram (puzzle) game using GTK+
Maintainer: Bart Martens
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The Tangram is a Chinese puzzle where the player has to arrange a set of pieces to match a given shape. All the pieces must be used and should not be laid on top of one another. The pieces are five triangles, a square and a parallelogram. gtans contains more than 380 figures to play with. It uses the mouse to control pieces. gtans is highly customizable using the interface.

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Hex-a-hop
puzzle game based on hexagonal tiles
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Hex-a-hop is a great puzzle game in which a girl has to break all the green tiles in an hexagonal map and step onto a safe tile without getting trapped. As you progress through the game, more types of tiles are introduced which make things more difficult and interesting as you progress through the many levels. You can use the infinite undo feature to retrace your steps if you make a mistake. You can take as long as you like to complete each level.

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Lmemory
Children's game based on the "memory" card game
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The Linux Memory Game is an X11 game for children ages 3 and up, based on the card game "Memory". It is written using GTK+ library. Although it is a children's game, it has five skill levels, the higher ones are challenging to adults as well. It features the ability to add your own 64x64 pixmap images.

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Monsterz
arcade puzzle game
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Monsterz is similar to the Bejeweled, Zookeeper or Zooo games. The goal is to swap adjacent tiles to create alignments, causing chain reactions to earn more points.

Pysiogame
educational activity pack for kids
Maintainer: Miriam Ruiz
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pySioGame is a set of educational activities and games for children aged between 3 and 10. The activities are grid based and can be played all in a single window. pySioGame includes maths, reading, writing, painting, and memory activities.

Ri-li
toy train simulation game
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Ri-li is a game in which you drive a wooden toy steam locomotive across many levels and collect all the coaches to win.

It features:

  • a colorful animated wooden steam locomotive;
  • 50 game levels;
  • 3 beautiful tunes and many sound effects;
  • 14 languages (Arabic, Breton, Chinese, English, Esperanto, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, and Swedish).
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Xjig
X11 jigsaw puzzle
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xjig is a puzzle that tries to replicate a jigsaw puzzle on the screen as closely as possible. Any GIF, JPEG or PPM image may be loaded and cut into pieces. The goal (as with any jigsaw puzzle) is to reassemble the original picture.

Tiles may be freely rotated by use of the mouse, flipped (for double-sided puzzles) and even shown as shaped windows on the desktop (fast machine/video card recommended for the latter!). An example image is provided in /usr/share/games/xjig .

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Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Kartofel
connect the dots in order without crossing over yourself
Responsible: Miriam Ruiz
License: GPL

Kartofel is a game of skill and logic. The objective is to connect the numbered dots in order, without crossing over yourself.

Stegavorto
click on letters to spell out secret words
Responsible: Miriam Ruiz
License: GPL

Discover secret messages embedded in the works of great authors. This game is inspired in something that the author dreamed. In it you'll have to show your ability finding letters in big texts.

*Popularitycontest results: number of people who use this package regularly (number of people who upgraded this package recently) out of 202451