Balram Verma

Cool Games You Can Play From Your Linux Command Line

nSnake_Linux_terminal_gameWe all know that every one like games, so we have created a list of games you can play from your Linux terminal.

All the command given below works mainly on Ubuntu OS. To get started, open the terminal by using the key combination (Ctrl + Alt+ T) or by searching terminal icon in Ubuntu desktop.

1. Worm

Worm is a fantastic command-line game. This is a Snake game. You might have spent hours playing the legendary game Snake those golden days on Nokia phone. Now days we have Angry Bird, Temple Run, Subway Surf and many more but still if your a fan of snake game then you will it.

Install command: sudo apt-get install bsdgames

Run command: worm


2. Space Invaders

Space Invaders was released in the year 1978, the aim of this game is to defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon. It’s not a bad game really.

Install command: sudo apt-get install ninvaders

Run command: ninvaders


3. Tetris

Tetris one of the most popular games of those days. This game has sold more than 170 million copies worldwide and ranks second in IGN’s list of 100 greatest video games of all time.

Install command: sudo apt-get install bsdgames

Run command: tetris


4. Backgammon

Backgammon is a good command-line multi player game.

Install command: sudo apt-get install bsdgames

Run command: backgammon


5. Arithmetic

Arithmetic is a simple math game which will help you to improve your brain function every time you take a break. This game will be very useful for kids to learn maths.

Install command: sudo apt-get install bsdgames

Run command: arithmetic


6. Greed

We choose greed game as the most addictive game on this list, the object is to eat numbers as much as you can. If you land on a 5 then you will move 5 places in the same direction

Install command: sudo apt-get install greed

Run command: greed


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