Today, we continue with the fifth part "(KDEApps5) » from the series of articles on "KDE Community Apps". And this time we will address the applications of field of games, not only for him healthy recreation but for him learning.
In order to do so, continue exploring the wide and growing catalog of free and open applications developed by them. In such a way, to continue expanding the knowledge about them to all users in general of GNU / Linux, especially those who may not be using «KDE Plasma » as «Desktop Environment» main or sole.
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KDEApps5: Game Apps for Fun and Learning
Games - KDE Applications (KDEApps5)
In this area of Games "KDE Community" has officially developed 40 applications of which we will mention and comment, textually and briefly, the first 10, and then we will mention the remaining 30:
Top 10 apps
- Naval battle: It is a game of sinking ships. The ships are placed on a board that represents the sea. Players take turns trying to reach the opponent's ships without knowing where they are located. The first player to destroy all of his opponent's ships wins the game.
- Bomber: It is a recreational game for a single player. The player is invading various cities in a plane that flies lower and lower. The objective of the game is to destroy all the buildings to advance to the next level. Each level becomes more difficult as the speed of the plane and the height of the buildings increase.
- Bovo: It is a game for two players similar to Gomoku (from the Japanese 五 目 並 べ, which means "five points"). The two opponents take turns to place their respective pictogram on the board game. (Also known as: "Connect five", "Five in a row", "X and O" or "Zeros and crosses").
- Granatier: It is a clone of the classic game Bomberman, inspired by the work of the Clanbomber clone.
- Kajongg: It is an ancient Chinese board game for 4 players. Kajongg can be played in two different ways: playing manually and using Kajongg for score and tally counts. Or you can use Kajongg to play against any combination of human or machine players.
- Kapman: It is a clone of the well-known game Pac-Man. In it, you must run through a maze to eat all the pills without being captured by a ghost. By taking an invigorator, Kapman gains the ability to eat ghosts for a few seconds. When pills and buffers run out on one level, the player is taken to the next level which will have slightly increased game speed.
- KAtomic: It is a fun educational game based on molecular geometry. It uses simplified two-dimensional views of different chemical elements.
- KBlackbox: It is a hide and seek game consisting of a grid of boxes in which the machine has hidden several balls. The position of these balls can be deduced by shooting rays at the boxes.
- KBlocks: It is a classic block falling game. The idea is to stack the falling blocks to create horizontal lines without gaps. When a line is completed it is removed, and more space is available in the playing area. When there is no more room for the blocks to fall, the game is over.
- KBounce: It is a single player arcade game similar to a puzzle. It is played on a field, surrounded by a wall, with two or more balls moving across the field and bouncing off the walls. The player can create new walls by decreasing the size of the active field. The objective of the game is to fill at least 75% of the field in order to advance to the next level.
Other existing apps
Other apps developed in this scope of the Games by the "KDE Community" are:
- KBreakOut: Game similar to Breakout.
- KDiamond: Tic-tac-toe board game.
- KFourInLine: Four in a row board game.
- KGoldrunner: Game about Searching for gold, dodging enemies and solving puzzles.
- kigo: Board game «Go».
- Killbots: Strategy game with robots.
- Kiriki: Dice game similar to Yahtzee.
- KJumpingCube: Game of conquest of the territory.
- Klickety: Board game.
- KMahjongg: Mahjongg Solitaire.
- KMines: Game similar to Minesweeper.
- KNetWalk: Network building game.
- KNights: Chess game.
- Kolf: Minigolf game.
- Collision: Simple game to dodge balls.
- Konquest: Space strategy game.
- KPatience: Patience card game.
- KReversi: Reversi board game.
- KShisen: Tile game similar to Shisen-Sho Mahjongg.
- KSirk: World domination strategy game.
- KSnakeDuel: A race in hyperspace.
- KSpaceDuel: Space arcade game.
- KSquares: Connect the dots to create squares.
- KSudoku: Sudoku game.
- Kubrick: A 3D game based on Rubik's cube.
- LSkat: Classic German card game.
- Color lines: Tactic game.
- Palapeli: Puzzle game.
- Potato dad: Drawing game for children.
- Picmi: A game of logic.
In short, we learn that this fifth revision "(KDEApps5)" of the existing official applications of the "KDE Community", in which we address those of the scope of the Games, has been interesting and useful for many. And serve to publicize and apply some of these apps about various GNU / Linux Distros. And this in turn, contributes to the use and massification of such robust and fabulous software toolkit how beautiful and hardworking Linuxera Community offers us all.
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