linux games

Marcus Brubaker marcus.brubaker-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at
Mon Nov 21 19:51:55 UTC 2005

Sy Ali wrote:

>On 11/18/05, Marcus Brubaker <marcus.brubaker-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at> wrote:
>>On the free side one of the best OSS games I've ever seen is Battle for
>>Wesnoth which is a turn based strategy game.  Warning: it is HIGHLY
>>addictive.  I think I lost a few weeks of productivity when I first
>>discovered it.
>I found it in my distro's repository and checked it out.  I was going
>through the various games, wondering why they weren't nicely
>categorized into "lame" and "less lame".  I rather liked it, although
>the UI could use some sprucing.  I think that of everything though.
>Just yesterday I set it down after quite a bit of intensive playing. 
>I enjoyed it, but found the difficulty curve too steep.  It got
>rediculously difficult very fast and I was left with "how in the heck
>is this possible?"  Even after really wildly outwitting a couple of
>maps I was completely overwhelmed and dropped it out of frustration.

I got stumped at The Valley of Death map on the main campaign myself.  
It was probably a good thing though, since it made me get back to work.

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