Top Best Linux Terminal Console Games for YOU

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Gaming on Linux has come a long way. There are thousands of amazing games available out there for you to play and enjoy. Today here, I will discuss some best games for the Linux terminal console. We all know that Linux users spend lots of time on Linux Terminal for doing the advance level task and sometimes it may be tiresome. And it will be great if you play some quick games on Linux terminal to remove the tiredness and boredom. So today I will only concentrate on making an amazing list of best Linux Terminal console games for you.

I have already covered some write up on best Linux games, cheap steam games, top-rated steam games, and of course, best free steam games for Linux users. If you have not checked it yet, go there and choose your best one. So, guys, I am stopping further ado and jumping right to the point. Hence, let us head over to our topic.

Linux Terminal Console Games

In our daily life we all need a source of recreation which gives us relief and removes our monotony and insipidity. The games which we are going to discuss below will work like those activities done for enjoyment and time passing.This list of best Linux terminal console games will blow up your mind and let you help to choose the best one.

1. Nudoku

Nudoku is an open source terminal based sudoku game. This game is more or less known to all. If you are in quest of something which will both give you a release from your flatness and will also flex your brain, then it is just the game for you. It is a user-provided stream game and has a simple interface. This game has three different levels- easy, normal and hard.

To install Nudoku on Linux, run:

sudo apt-get install nudoku

2. 2048-cli

It is a video game prepared by an Italian web developer, Gabrielle Cirulli. The purpose of the game is to move puzzles to make tiles which will create the number 2048. The effectuation of GUI-based 2048 is the present 2048-cli game. It is an interesting game to play for time passing and relaxation. It is a brain game.

For Installation, type:

sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev
sudo apt-get install libsdl2-dev libsdl2-ttf-dev
sudo apt-get install 2048-cli

3. My man

My man is a text mode Linux terminal video game. It is the current version of the Japanese well known Pac-man game. It is an arcade game and best for passing your free time peacefully.

4. Greed

This game is a great source of amusement. The goal of this game is to move around a grid of numbers to erase the screen as much as possible. When you move the grid in a direction, you erase N number of grid squares in that direction. Greed will prevent you from making a move that would have placed you off the grid. You will find this game very much interesting. This game is a combination of Pac-man and Tron.

For installation, type:

sudo apt-get install greed

To run, type:


5. Pacm4conesole

Yes, you have guessed it correctly. Pacm4conesole is the terminal version of the widespread arcade hit, Pac-man. It is one of the most famous arcade game, and it is for sure that you will enjoy it.

For installation, type:

sudo apt-get install pacman4console

To run, type:


6. Moon-Buggy

Moon buggy is a simple graphics game. Here you have to drive a car on the moon’s surface. This game is controlled by a couple of keys which will help you to move the car avoiding the obstacles to earn more points. You can make your car jump over the carters and avoid a clash. Overall it is a game full of excitement. You can install moon buggy using the snap store.

For installation, type:

sudo apt-get install moon-buggy

To run, type:


7. Robot Finds Kitten

It is another easy to play, free, fascinating Linux terminal game. In this game, a robot is supposed to find a kitten by checking around different objects. The robot has to detect items and find out whether it is a kitten or something else. The robot will keep wandering until it finds a kitten. Simon Charless has characterized robot finds kitten as “less a game and more a way of life.”

8. Backgammon

If you have not played it yet, then I strongly recommend you to play this game. The game is full of amusement, and it is such an amazing one. So, it is worth a try. Install this game in windows version in Wine. Then it will be easier for you to play the game.  And Linux lovers will surely enjoy it.

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