AssaultCube: A free and open FPS game for Linux and Android

AssaultCube: A free and open FPS game for Linux and Android

AssaultCube: A free and open FPS game for Linux and Android

Continuing our enjoyable and fun series of posts on some of the most well-known and used FPS games on Linux, today we will address another call «AssaultCube». Which, most likely many Linux users have already played on GNU/Linux before, although it is also available for other well-known operating system platforms, such as Windows, macOS and Android.

So, really this open source game, which is also multiplayer and free, is a fabulous and fun alternative to play alone, with family or friends, from a computer or mobile phone. And if you have never heard of it, to give you an idea, it is good that you take into account that it is old linux game still valid, is built using the legendary graphics engine called CUBE, among many other things, as you will see below.

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AssaultCube: FPS Game for Linux and Android

AssaultCube: FPS Game for Linux and Android

What is FPS game for Linux and Android AssaultCube?

Currently, according to the Official website by AssaultCube, its developers promote it in the following way:

AssaultCube is a Free, multiplayer, first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine . In addition, it offers scenarios in realistic environments with a fast arcade style of gameplay, which makes it addictive and fun. Also, it has efficient use of bandwidth and low latency, so it can work even with an old 56 Kbps connection. And since it is really small, around 50 MB, and is available for Windows, Mac and Linux, with the right configuration, can even be run and played without major problems on older hardware (such as a Pentium III and higher).

Currently, it offers a version for Windows (.exe), MacOS (.dmg) and GNU / Linux (.tar.bz2). While for Android version number 1.3.1 is available.

And others outstanding features about it are the following:

  • It comes pre-packaged with several dozen different maps.
  • Includes a built-in map editor to help players create their own maps.
  • Also for maps, it offers a Real-time cooperative editing mode with others.
  • It has a single-player bot system.
  • Supports recording of the game played through the "demo" system.
  • It contains many widely known multiplayer game modes such as: DeathMatch, Survivor, Capture the Flag, Hunt the Flag, Keep the Flag, Pistol Frenzy, Last Swiss Standing and One-Shot One-Kill. In addition, team versions of these individual modes.

Y for more information about the game its official section is available Documentation in english and Wiki in Spanish, and other languages.

Screenshots about the game

computer view

Screenshots of the game - 1

Screenshots of the game - 2

mobile view

Screenshots of the game - 3

Screenshots of the game - 4

More free and free FPS games available for Linux

  1. action quake 2
  2. Alien Sand
  3. Assaultcube
  4. Blasphemer
  5. chocolate doom (Doom, Heretic, Hexen and other games or modds more)
  6. COTB
  7. Cube
  8. Cube 2 - Sauerbraten
  9. D-Day: Normandy
  10. Doomsday Engine (Doom, Heretic, Hexen and other games or modds more)
  11. Duke Nukem 3D
  12. Enemy Territory - Legacy
  13. Enemy Territory - Quake Wars
  14. Freedom
  15. Gzdoom (Doom, Heretic, Hexen and other games or modds more)
  16. IOQuake3
  17. Nexuiz Classic
  18. quake
  19. openarena
  20. Quake
  21. Q3Rally
  22. reaction quake 3
  23. Red eclipse
  24. rexuiz
  25. Shrine II
  26. TomatoQuark
  27. Total chaos (Mod Doom II)
  28. Tremulous
  29. trepidaton
  30. Smokin 'Guns
  31. Unvanquished
  32. Urban terror
  33. Warsaw
  34. Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory
  35. World of padman
  36. xonotic
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In summary, «AssaultCube» It's one of many FPS games for Linux, old school or retro style, for GNU/Linux, Windows, macOS, and even Android gamers, of any age and gender. So, regardless of what operating system you're using, and how old or modern your computer is, if this is your gaming style, We invite you to get to know it, try it and enjoy of some good moments of shooting, alone or accompanied. And if you know of any other FPS Game for Linux that deserves to be on our list so that we can take it into account for a future publication, you can mention it via comments.

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