Having fun with FreeSpace Open

Space combat simulations have always been among my favorite games and now that I’ve realized that the FreeSpace saga is fully playable under linux, I couldn’t resist to install, play and enjoy it!

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Since the source code of FreeSpace engine has been released to the public on 2002, the FSSCP community has always worked on improving the gameplay and the graphical effects, resulting in the game becoming one of the best action space simulators.

Here are some links that should be useful to find general information and instructions for the installation on linux:
The FreeSpace Wiki
linuX-gamers’ HOWTO
Guide to FS Open on Linux

And here are some screenshots I took during a ‘session’:

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