Fun & Entertainment

Playing chess with HAL...

Network Multiplayer Gaming

Xpilot  -  classic, Unix-based multi-player, networked, 2D space game

BZFlag  -  classic, Unix-based multi-player, networked, 3D tank battle game

Cube  -  excellent multi-player, networked, 3D FPS game  (Linux or Win32)

Classic Arcade Game Emulators

Classic arcade games are from an era when code was compact,  and games were simple and fun!  You can experience the originals with a good emulator.  Have fun!

Classic Gaming Website - classic video games from the past  (Unix/Linux/Win32/Mac)

X-Mame - Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator

X-Mame lets you run any of the classic Atari, Williams, Sega, or Nintendo arcade machine games on your favorite OS.  Works great with Linux.

Web Sites

Nausicaa.Net - An excellent site with lots of information and links about Studio Ghibli's animated films and Hayao Miyazaki.

Online Books

The Adventures of Dunno and His Friends - Nikolai Nosov's classic children's book (translated into English).

Van's Favorite Music of the Month

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Artist - Song File + Size Genre Web Site
Solace - The Indiscriminate Low S_TIL.mp3 (6.1M) Solace

What is the Ogg Vorbis (.ogg) audio format? It is a completely open, patent-free, high-quality audio format. It sounds better than MP3, takes up less space, and downloads faster. If you would like to learn more about Ogg Vorbis, check out the website or go get a media player like WinAmp for your computer.

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