Project of the Month July 2014 - Winner

The fourth round of the Project of the Month is over and the game project that could collected the most votes and thus the Project of the Month July 2014 is:

1. Unvanquished


Unvanquished, a futuristic first person shooter, where humans and aliens fight fierce over a couple of square meters, got 97 of the 302 votes (32%).
Second place with 42 votes (14%) goes to:

2. Widelands

Followed by the third (35, 12%) and fourth-placed (34, 11%):

3. Freeciv

4. FlightGear

The rest of the votes are as follows:

Thanks to everyone who voted and to all supporters who make this award possible!

Take a look at the Games page to see all nominees and winners so far.

Project of the Month July 2014 - Annoucment

Voting for the Project of the Month July 2014 is now open!

Project of the Month July 2014

We assembled a list of 10 open source games, ranging from unpretentious puzzle games over beautiful flight simulation and footwork heavy rhythm games to complex strategy games. Add poker cards, dungeons and strange worlds and you have the July list of Nominees:

  • Widelands, a real-time strategy game.
  • FlightGear, a flight simulator.
  • StepMania, a dance and rhythm game.
  • CrossFire, a cooperative multiplayer RPG and adventure game.
  • KeeperRL, a dungeon simulator game.
  • Unvanquished, a first-person strategy shooter.
  • PokerTH, an online multiplayer Texas Holdem poker game.
  • Freeciv, a empire-building strategy game.
  • HyperRogue, a rogue-like game in a non-Euclidean world.
  • GlPortal, an action adventure puzzle game.

As aways, go register and vote for your favorite projects!

The winner will receive:

  • A banner on the lgdb front page for one month.
  • A banner on the holarse front page for one month.
  • A banner on the portablelinuxgames front page for one month.
  • Let's play videos by Joni.

Additional supporters for this award are freegamer and penguingamers.

You can take a look at the complete list of past nominees and winners of Project of the Month.

Let's play OpenMW #3

The third and last let's play of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind played by Joni Larsen-Haikarainen on Linux with the OpenMW engine.

Project of the Month July 2014 - Nomination

The list of nominees for the Project of the Month July 2014 Award is currently discussed in our forum. You are most welcome to join and suggest what games should make the list. We are looking for ten open source games with recent (past couple of months) progression in development.

http://www.linuxgameawards.org/forum-topic/next-theme

Let's play OpenMW #2

The Second episode of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind palyed by Joni Larsen-Haikarainen on Linux with the OpenMW engine.

Let's play OpenMW #1

Joni Larsen-Haikarainen played The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind on Linux with the OpenMW engine, Winner of LGA Project of the Month May 2014.

Installation tutorial for OpenMW

Joni Larsen-Haikarainen recorded an installation tutorial for OpenMW, Winner of LGA Project of the Month May 2014.

Project of the Month May 2014 - Winner

The third installment of the Project of the Month is over and the game project that could collected the most votes and thus the Project of the Month May 2014 is:

OpenMW


OpenMW, the collaborative effort to recreate the engine for the popular role-playing game Morrowind by Bethesda Softworks, got 218 of the 500 votes (44%).
Second place with 66 votes (13%) goes to:

OpenXcom

Closely followed by the third-placed (62, 12%):

OpenRA

Thanks to everyone who voted and to all supporters who make this award possible!

The rest of the votes are as follows:

Take a look at the Games page to see all nominees and winners so far.

PotM May 2014 - Promotional video

Meldrian from holarse, created a promotional video that gives a quick overview of the nominees for the Project of the Month May 2014:

Project of the Month May 2014 - Annoucment

Voting for Project of the Month May 2014 is now open.

http://www.linuxgameawards.org/award-instance/project-of-the-month-may-2014

For this award we selected open source projects that aim to recreate a commercial game engine. All the game art and data is not open source and to play most of this games the original game is needed.

  • OpenMW[Morrowind (own original game)]
  • OpenXcom[X-COM (own original game)]
  • gemrb [Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale, Planescape: Torment games (own original game)]
  • ArxLibertatis[Arx Fatalis (own original game)]
  • VCMI[Heroes of Might and Magic III: In the Wake of Gods (own original game)]
  • OpenRA[C&C (Tiberian Dawn), C&C: Red Alert, and Dune 2000 (original data is freeware)]
  • OpenSpades[Ace of Spades (art is freeware)]
  • doomsday engine[Doom, Heretic, Hexen... (original data is freeware)]
  • stratagus[Warcraft I+II, Starcraft I (own original game)]
  • CaesarIA[Caesar III (own original game)]

Project of the Month May 2014 - Nomination

We are currently assembling a list of game projects to be nominated for the Project of the Month May 2014. This time we decided to nominated projects that are working on an open source game engine, this also includes games that need proprietary data to be played. You are welcome to join the selection process here: http://www.linuxgameawards.org/forum-topic/collecting-game-engine-sugges...

The online vote will commence on the 25th March.