SimCity is one of the most popular and well-known video games of all time. This game was ported to Unix in the 1990s and the source code has since been released under the GPL version 3. Micropolis is the resulting program (as well as the original working title of the game.) Making this game work correctly is easy enough once you know the recipe.
Among the Samurai epics available on U.S. shelves, possibly only Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is more familiar than the Lone Wolf and Cub series, which began in 1970 as a Manga and has branched out into movies, books, American comic books and graphic novels, a television series and even a video arcade game. Chock-full of violence and pithy wisdom, Lone Wolf and Cub has become synonymous with "Samurai" the world over. In this first movie in a series of several, the story is set up and much destruction occurs.
Freespace 2 is one of the finest space combat flight "simulators" that has ever been made, and Freespace 2 Open, a product of The Freespace 2 Source Code Project (SCP) is a truly excellent free, Open Source version which you can play on Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X. But what happens when you have played it? There's multiplayer support, so there is theoretically infinite replay value, but there may come a time when you can't or don't want to play versus other humans, and have already exhausted the campaign. What to do?