Scavenger: Atmospheric Open Source 2D Space Exploration

Image: Scavenger in-game creditsScavenger is a simple space exploration game set in a large debris field, created by Fiona Burrows in December 2009.It is polished, very atmospheric and expresses a subtle sense of humor inside item/object names.Scavenge…

Aleona’s Tales (Stratagus game)

Small retro-style quick news today, so that you don’t hear the crickets here on FreeGamer:There is a new game available for the FOSS classic engine Stratagus (read up on the history of it here). It is called Aleona’s Tales:Looks very familiar, right? Y…

Promising Open Source jRPG: Valyria Tear

video: Valyria Tear: Woods, Savepoint and Battle [git2012-09-02]Valyria Tear [blog, GitHub] is making stable progress! One new code contributor on GitHub, one new art contributor on OpenGameArt, a stable commit history.If you are looking for a fre…

Shorts: FreeOrion 0.4.1 and Xonotic Vehicle Gameplay

FreeOrionimage: Moving a fleet around in FreeOrionvideo: FreeOrion testplay (best viewed at 720p HD)FreeOrion 0.4.1 has been released a month ago. There still is no manual ship combat mode and there is a certain sluggishness regarding GUI responsivenes…

Shorts: LambdaCube + StuntCarRacer, Naval Warfare, 0 A.D. Alpha 11

video: StuntCarRacer/LambdaCube 3D demoStuntCarRacer (last release 2006) got re-born as a demo for LambdaCube 3D, a Haskell-based rendering engine.video: Naval Warfare TestNaval Warfare is a game in progress being made at Universidade de Brasília…

Simple & Quick GPLed Java Tower Defense Game

image: github.com/godrin/TowerDefense screenshotJust a simple, smooth and stable tower defense game by david kamphausen (godrin) & marc giersch (undermink).Pro:Quite fast-paced, no boring waiting time.Con:Drag-and-drop building placement somet…