Best Linux Games 2019. Gaming On Linux Readers' Choice

Best Linux games 2019 As video game publishing companies migrate to the cloud, the gap between the titles available for Windows and Linux will be disappearing. At the moment, linuxeros we must conform with the not so wide but growing offer for our platform, or, use games for Windows that support the use of compatibility layers.

With a previous article we started to review the result of the survey made among the readers of the specialized portal Gaming On Linux.

Now it is the turn of the best games category.

Best Linux Games 2019 (Free and Open Source Software)

SuperTuxKart (Winner)

This game It is ideal for those of us who are not regular players. Combine the level of difficulty necessary to be entertaining, without being so complicated that you need time to enjoy it.

Consists in various types of kart racing with 3D graphics representing different natural or imaginary scenarios. Its objective is to entertain players of all skill levels. You can play fair by beating your opponents by being faster or by throwing different things to get them out of the way.

The program offers an online multiplayer mode, a local multiplayer mode and a single player mode against the machine. You can run a grand prix or individual races. As you get higher points, new tracks and karts are unlocked.

If you got bored of normal racing, there are other game modes too: time trial, follow the leader, soccer, capture the flag, and two types of battle mode. In case you can't get enough of the 21 original tracks, you can download more from the Internet.


0 AD. (pronounced "zero-ey-dee") is a RTS game with a historical plot.

The action is set in the nonexistent year 0 AD and pretend to rto solve the hypothetical question of who would have triumphed if all existing civilizations in the millennium from 500 BC to 500 AD they would have faced each other in their prime.

On their website the developers highlight the balance they make between reality and entertainment:

We place a strong emphasis on historical accuracy as we develop AD 0. We plan all of our units and all of our buildings based on reconstructions of how units and buildings might have looked in the ancient world. We even name them in the original languages, like Greek and Latin. But it's worth remembering that any game should be fun to play, so in many cases, we prefer gameplay to historical accuracy.

Battle for Westnoth

In this case we have a strategy game both single and multi-player locally or online.

The fictional world of Wesnoth offers us different challenges such as embarking on a desperate quest to save our kingdom, exiling ourselves to prevent the Lich Lords from killing us, creating a jewel of fire deep within the earth, defending our kingdom against a necromancer's army, or leading a group of survivors to through the burning sands to face an invisible evil.


Here we comment a combination of building and tower defense games.

The player can create elaborate supply chains to charge your turrets, produce materials to create structures and defend them from waves of enemies. The multiplayer mode supports both cooperation and confrontation.

A free version of Mindustry can be downloaded from your web, but if you want all the features, you will have to buy it on Steam.


It is an addictive (according to them) first person shooter game.  It has the normal game modes of this category in addition to others developed especially by its community. To help you navigate them, you will have 25 weapons, each of which will be suitable for a type of situation, so you must make sure you choose the correct one. You can also support yourself with the information that is provided on the screen (customizable) or with any of the 25 maps installed by default (plus those created by the community)

The developers assure that This game is entertaining for both the casual gamer and the one who loves to participate in competitive tournaments.

Did you play Linux games last year? We would like you to use the comment form to tell us about your experience.

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