GNOME Games Collection
|Developer(s)||The GNOME Project|
|Initial release||December 20, 1998|
|Stable release||40.0 (24 March 2021 )|
|Preview release||40.beta (24 February 2021 )|
|Operating system||Linux, Unix-like, macOS, Microsoft Windows|
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.
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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