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I only have 1 laptop, and want to play with another person.
No joystick/mouse/anything.
What games can I use?

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Requirements:

  • Fun with two players
  • Enjoyable without spending an hour learning the rules
  • Free, open source is ideal
  • Usable offline, no flash-based nor online-based games.
  • Link to Ubuntu package appreciated
  • two-players-at-one-keyboard or hotseat or anything else OK
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Racing

Bump Race - bumprace package

Super Tux Racer - supertux-stable package

SuperTuxKart

Armagetron http://armagetronad.org

Worms-like

Hedge Wars - hedgewars package

Warmux - warmux package

Slingshot

RPG

Battle for Wesnoth http://www.wesnoth.org/

Lordsawar - lordsawar package

Wings 2 http://www.wings2.net

Tetris-like

Block Attack - blockattack package

Platform games

JVGS (http://jvgs.sourceforge.net/) - not in repository

Fish Fillets (http://fillets.sourceforge.net/) - in repository

Sport

Neverputt

Emulators

  • Super Nintendo - zsnes package
  • Nintendo DS - desmumepackage
  • Nintendo 64 - mupen64plus package
  • Nintendo Wii - xwiimote package
  • PlayStation - pcsxr package
  • Atari 2600 - stella package
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