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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Ubuntu Gaming

A small number of games come installed by default with standard desktop Ubuntu, mostly simple things to divert your attention for a few minutes between tasks, games such as solitaire or sudoku (Figure 7.1). These are easy to try out and learn, and you might find them enjoyable.

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Figure 7.1. Games installed by default in Ubuntu.

Most of us who enjoy games will want to find something more. Thankfully, games for Linux do not stop there—several popular games have native Linux support. We discuss a small number of our favorites here.

Emulators enable you to play classic games, such as the LucasArts ScummVM games like Secret of Monkey ...

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