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Lockdown is kicking my butt a bit today, and the normal drill of pottering at work or watching a movie is not quite cutting it.

I have a Dell R710 server in my hostel room. It's running unRaid, with Medusa/Deluge/Radar/Jellyfin running in Docker, which normally satisfy my generally small entertainment needs. It has around 56Gb RAM, and a few Tb of spare space. It doesn't have a dedicated graphics card but it does have a screen attached, or I can webGUI or SSH from an RPi 3.

I'm looking for any suggestions of games I might be able to run on this setup. Can easily spin up various unix VMs, but don't have any windows keys so that option is out. I was thinking something along the lines of civilisation or age of empires but realise that without a GPU I might just be SOL.

Thoughts / suggestions / pointers would be most appreciated.

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  #2464829 18-Apr-2020 14:48
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RetroPie on the Pi?

 

Otherwise GOG has a Linux games page. Unfortunately I don't think you can search/filter by system requirements.


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  #2464840 18-Apr-2020 14:56
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I used to have hours of fun with Rogue

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2464847 18-Apr-2020 15:15
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Almost anything on GOG.com would probably run :)

 

 





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FTL is fun. 




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  #2465422 19-Apr-2020 14:11
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Thanks @mdf - I spent the afternoon yesterday on a learning curve around retropie, and then the evening playing Lemmings!

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  #2465715 19-Apr-2020 21:15
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Lemmings!? I haven't thought about that particular combination of delight and frustration in years. I remember having to take my mouse with me to my buddy's house for two player mode on an Amiga 500. A mouse switch thing might have even been required?

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mdf: Lemmings!? I haven't thought about that particular combination of delight and frustration in years. I remember having to take my mouse with me to my buddy's house for two player mode on an Amiga 500. A mouse switch thing might have even been required?

 

No, Amiga had dual joystick ports, (Mouse + Joystick), so plug 2nd mouse into joystick port.

 

 





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  #2465813 20-Apr-2020 08:22
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I have been playing a fair bit of OpenTTD (Open source clone of Transport Tycoon Deluxe). That can be a bit of fun for an afternoon or so.


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