GNOME Games Collection
The GNOME Games collection is a collection of about 15 puzzle video games that is part of the standard free and open-source GNOME desktop environment. They have the look and feel of the GNOME desktop, but can be used without it.
|Developer(s)||The GNOME Project|
|Initial release||December 20, 1998|
|Stable release||3.34.4 (19 February 2020 )|
|Preview release||3.35.91 (18 February 2020 )|
|Operating system||Linux, Unix-like, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows|
|License||GNU General Public License|
As of late 2017, the GNOME Games collection is in the process of being modernized.
It currently includes the following games:
- 2048 – a clone of a popular game by the same name written in Vala;
- AisleRiot (or "sol") – a suite of 88 Solitaire card games.
- Chess – a graphical front-end written in Vala to be used with a chess engine
- Four-in-a-row – a clone of Connect Four
- Hitori – an implementation of Hitori
- Iagno – a clone of Reversi
- Klotski – a sliding block puzzle game, see Klotski
- Lightsoff – a brainteaser
- Quadrapassel – a clone of Tetris (previously called Gnometris prior to October 2009).
- Mahjongg – an implementation of the traditional Chinese game for a single player, see Mahjong solitaire
- Mines – an implementation of Minesweeper computer game.
- Nibble – a remake of Nibbles.
- Robots – a clone of the turn-based game Robots
- Sudoku – an implementation of Sudoku with a good generator.
- Taquin – two 15-puzzle games
- Tetravex – an implementation of the edge-matching puzzle game Tetravex
- Swell Foop – a clone of the SameGame (previously called Same GNOME).
- Tali – an implementation of a dice game similar to Yahtzee/Kismet
The following games have been removed but previously included:
- Blackjack – a computerized implementation of the gambling game Blackjack. It was removed in October 2009.
- gbrainy – a brain teaser software written in C# using Mono
- GNOME Mastermind - a software implementation of Mastermind
- GNOME Pipes – a Pipe Mania clone
- GNOME Untangle – an implementation of Planarity
Chess in 3D view
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