Games

Dec 1, 2008

Amiga Emulation with E-UAE on Ubuntu 32 and 64 Bit

Amiga Emulation with E-UAE on Ubuntu 32 and 64 Bit Posted by in Games, Ubuntu 6 comments

Speedball, Canon Fodder, Alien Breed, Flood, Defender of the Crown, Powermonger… the list of classic Amiga games is not quite endless, but is certainly far longer than I can be bothered compiling. A recent bout of nostalgia had me searching obsessively for Amiga games, and a way to play them. UAE and WinUAE have been […]


Nov 18, 2008

Blast from the Past: Pushover, puzzle game

Blast from the Past: Pushover, puzzle game Posted by in Games, Linux 26 comments

Those who had an Amiga will remember this one, developed by Oceon in 1992: Pushover. A cool puzzle game, where you control an Ant, and have to work out and set up the correct sequence of Dominoes in order to topple them all, and the Trigger domino to progress to the next level. To make […]


Mar 1, 2008

Retro: Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k on Ubuntu 64 Bit

Retro: Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k on Ubuntu 64 Bit Posted by in Games, Ubuntu 3 comments

So, I have a state of the art Notebook (well, almost state of the art), with a Duel Core 64 Bit AMD Processor, 2Gb RAM, and a 64 Bit Operating System (Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon) – but, whatever… because I’ve found a Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k Emulator! What better use for such a system than to […]


Feb 27, 2008

Oolite Addons with Ubuntu

Oolite Addons with Ubuntu Posted by in Games, Technology, Ubuntu 4 comments

I used to love playing Elite when I was younger – a fantastic intergalactic space simulator, so I was delighted when I stumbled across Oolite, which is based on the classic game, but implements modern graphics! It’s already available via the Synaptic Package Manager (System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager) – just search for […]