Shopping Guide for Games on BSD

(based on OpenBSD; should apply similarly to other *BSD)

Stats

Engine/ToolCount
fnaify 98
hashlink 3
HumblePlay 7
HTML5 3
GemRB 4
ScummVM 14
ResidualVM 3
AGS 7
LWJGL 3
libGDX 2
romextract 1
Ren'Py 9
Godot 1
Other56
Total 211

Table

8 games are currently on sale on Steam.

74 games are currently on sale on GOG.com.

2 games are currently on sale on HumbleBundle.

GameSetupRuntimeStore LinksInstructionsGenresRelease Year
A Virus Named TomfnaifyHumbleBundle HumbleBundle with soundtracksaving the game is currently defectivePuzzle2012
AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the AwesomeHumblePlayHumbleBundleDemo on HumbleBundle store page2011
AedemphiaeasyrpgDeveloper webpage (FREE)Reddit postRPG
Airships: Conquer the SkieslwjgllwjglGOG.com itch.iocopy liblwjgl64.so and libopenal.so* (as libopenal64.so) into java.library.pathRTS2018
Akane the KunoichifnaifySteamPlatformer2014
Always Sometimes MonstersHTML5GOG.com Steam (-75%)open index.html in www subdirectory (Linux version)RPG2014
Amazing Princess SarahfnaifySteamPlatformer2014
ApotheonfnaifyHumbleBundle GOG.com (-75%)Platformer Brawler2015
Apple Jack 1&2fnaifySteamPlatformer2017
AquariaAquariaOSEGOG.com SteamAction2007
Arx Fatalisarx-libertatisGOG.com (-50%) SteamRPG2002
Atom Zombie SmasherfnaifymonoDeveloper Page Steamfnaify >= 3.0, fnaify-extralibszombies
Axiom VergefnaifyEpic Games Store Amazon.com Ebay.comsaving not possible with Steam versionMetroidvania2015
Baldur's Gate 2gemrbGOG.com (-50%)widescreen mod via weiduRPG2000
Baldur's GategemrbGOG.com (-75%)widescreen mod via weiduRPG1998
BaronybaronyGOG.com HumbleBundleDungeoncrawler2015
Beneath a Steel SkyscummvmGOG.com (FREE)alternatively '# pkg_add bass'Adventure1994
Bird AssassinfnaifymonoSteam2011
Bleed 2fnaifyHumbleBundleAction Platformer2017
BleedfnaifyHumbleBundleAction Platformer2012
Breath of Death VIIfnaifySteamRPG2011
Broken Sword II: The Smoking MirrorscummvmGOG.com (-40%)GOG.com version includes the originalAdventure1997
Broken Sword: The Shadow of the TemplarsscummvmGOG.com (-50%)GOG.com version includes the originalAdventure1996
Brushwood Buddiesfnaifyitch.io SteamPuzzle2016
Burning Knightfnaifymonoitch.io Steamruntime is buggy, frequent crashesindie open-source
Caesar 3juliusGOG.com (-35%)1998
Cannon Fodder 2openfodderGOG.com (-75%)1994
Cannon FodderopenfodderGOG.com (-75%)1993
CapsizedfnaifyGOG.com (-75%) HumbleBundleAction Platformer2011
Celestefnaifymonoitch.io HumbleBundle Steamfnaify >= 3.0, fnaify-extralibs,Jumpnrun Platformer"
Chaos HeartfnaifyLudum Dare (with link to free download) [direct download]
Charlie MurderfnaifyHumbleBundle SteamBrawler2017
ChasmfnaifyGOG.com (-60%) HumbleBundle Steam (-50%)Metroidvania2018
CometStrikerfnaifySteamAction2018
Command & Conquer: Red AlertopenraOpenRA can automatically download the freeware versionRTS1996
Command & ConqueropenraOpenRA can automatically download the freeware versionRTS1995
CrossCodeHTML5GOG.com (-30%) itch.io HumbleBundle Steamuses local browser storage; concern that this could break the game (not observed so far)ARPG2018
CryptarkfnaifyGOG.com (-75%) HumbleBundle SteamRoguelite Twinstick Action2017
Cthulhu Saves the WorldfnaifySteamRPG2011
Curse of the Crescent Isle DXfnaifyitch.io HumbleBundle SteamPlatformer2015
Dad QuestfnaifyDeveloper Webpage HumbleBundle SteamPlatformerIn Development
Dead CellshashlinkhashlinkGOG.com (-40%) itch.io HumbleBundle SteamRoguelite Platformer2018
Dead Pixels IIfnaifyDeveloper Webpage SteamIn Development
Dead PixelsfnaifyDeveloper Website SteamAs of 2020-01-03 recent Steam versions fail to run with API_RunCallback
symlinks for mono 6 (which lacks MONO_IOMAP)
Action2012
Democracy 3HumblePlayHumbleBundleSimulation2013
Descent IIdxx-rebirthGOG.com (-66%) SteamFPS1996
Descentdxx-rebirthGOG.com (-66%) SteamFPS1995
DiablodevilutionxGOG.com (-15%)ARPG1997
Diehard DungeonfnaifymonoSteamneeds libCSteamworks stubAction Roguelite2012
Doki Doki Literature Club!renpyifyRen'Pyitch.io SteamVisual Novel2017
Doomchocolate-doom | gzdoomGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle SteamFPS1994
DoppelgangerfnaifymonoDeveloper Page (FREE)Download the Linux version and delete the line with libOpenCL in OpenTK.dll.configAction
DownfallAGSDeveloper webpage GOG.com (-85%) HumbleBundle SteamAdventure2016
Draw A Stickman: EPICfnaifyHumbleBundle SteamPuzzle2013
Dune 2000openraOpenRA can automatically download the freeware versionRTS1998
Dust: An Elysian TailfnaifyGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamMetroidvania2013
Dustforce DXHumblePlayHumbleBundlePlatformer2012
EXAPUNKSfnaifymonoGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle itch.io Steamfnaify >= 3.0puzzle2018
Eagle IslandfnaifymonoGOG.com (-15%)2019
ElizafnaifymonoGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle itch.io Steamfnaify >= 3.02019
Elliot QuestHTML5HumbleBundle itch.io Steamuses NW.js; run by unzipping file 'app', then opening index.html in a browser; no sound thoughindie
Escape Goat 2fnaifyGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamPuzzle Platformer2014
Escape GoatfnaifyGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamPuzzle Platformer2012
Escape from Monkey IslandresidualvmGOG.com (-65%)Adventure2000
Evoland Legendary Editionhashlinkhashlink SteamRPG2019
Explosionadefnaifyitch.io SteamPlatformer2015
FEZfnaifyHumbleBundle itch.io SteamPuzzle Platformer2013
FTLHumblePlayHumbleBundleDemo available on humblebundle.comRoguelite Strategy2012
Fatal Twelverenpyifyren'pySteam2018
Fist PuncherfnaifyGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamBrawler2013
FlinthookfnaifySteamRoguelite Platformer2017
FlotillafnaifyDeveloper page itch.io SteamStrategy2010
Forest Secret: Mystery of the Frostlibgdxlibgdxitch.io (FREE)brynet's setup scriptAdventure2018
Freespace 2fs2openGOG.com (-30%) Steamnot available as package, build from ports treeclassic
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the FathersscummvmGOG.com (-35%) SteamAdventure1993
Game TypefnaifySteamcurrently defective2015
GatewaysfnaifyGOG.com (-60%) Developer page SteamPuzzle Platformer2012
GlitchangelsfnaifymonoSteamAction2020
Grand Class Melee 2fnaifySteam2018
Grimm's Holloweasyrpgitch.io (FREE)2019
Growing PainsfnaifySteamPlatformer2014
HackNetfnaifyGOG.com (-80%) HumbleBundle itch.io Steam (-80%)web component not working; multiple editions available (Complete; Ultimate)Hacking Puzzle2015
HeXen: Beyond HereticgzdoomSteamFPS1995
HeXen IIuhexen2SteamFPS1997
HedongzdoomGOG.com (-15%) Steam2019
Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent RidersgzdoomSteamFPS1994
Heroes of Might and Magic 2fheroes2GOG.com (-75%)TBS1996
Heroine's Quest: The Herald of RagnarokAGSDeveloper webpage itch.io SteamRPG2013
Highway BlossomsRen'PyGOG.com (-66%) itch.io HumbleBundle Steam (-66%)Visual Novel2016
HivefnaifySteamPuzzle2013
Hiveswap Friendsimrenpyifyren'pySteam (-51%)Reddit post2018
HyphenfnaifySteam,Puzzle"2015
I Have No Mouth And I Must ScreamscummvmGOG.com (-65%) SteamAdventure1995
IbeasyrpgDeveloper webpage (FREE)Reddit post Video2012
Icewind DalegemrbGOG.com (-50%)RPG2000
Indiana Jones and the Fate of AtlantisscummvmGOG.com (-65%) SteamAdventure1994
Ion Furyeduke32Publisher Physical GOG.com Steamuse eduke32 with Ion Fury patchFPS2019
Jagged Alliance 2ja2-stracciatellaGOG.com (-80%) SteamTBS RPG1999
Jam and the Mystery of the Mysteriously Spooky MansionRen'Pyitch.ioAdventure2019
Jazz JackrabbitopenjazzGOG.com (-80%)Action Platformer1994
Jon Shafer's At the GatesfnaifyDeveloper page HumbleBundle Steambuggy (upstream, not port)
Lands of Lore - The Throne of ChaosscummvmGOG.com (-75%)RPG1993
LaserCatfnaifyitch.io SteamPlatformer2012
Learn Japanese To Survive! Hiragana Battleitch.io SteamReddit post Video2016
Little Racers STREETfnaifyDeveloper webpage Steamneeds a stub for libCommunityExpressSW.so to runRacing2012
Long Live the QueenrenpyifyRen'PyGOG.com (-75%)needs tweaks to apply before running the game2012
LoomscummvmGOG.com (-65%)Adventure1990
Master of Orion1oomGOG.com (-50%)TBS1993
Mega Man Legacy CollectionromextractmednafenHumbleBundle SteamPlatformer2015
Mercenary KingsfnaifyHumbleBundle SteamAction2014
Micro MagesNES emulatoritch.io2019
MidBossfnaifymonoitch.io HumbleBundle Steam (-67%)fnaify >= 3.0, fnaify-extralibsindie
MinecraftminecraftDeveloper PageSandbox2011
Molek-SyntezfnaifymonoGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle itch.io Steamfnaify >= 3.0puzzle2019
Mount Your FriendsfnaifySteamPuzzle2014
Myst III: ExileresidualvmGOG.com (-60%)Adventure2001
MystscummvmGOG.com (-60%)Adventure1993
NeuroVoiderfnaifymonoitch.io GOG.com (-75%) HumbleBundle Steamfnaify >= 3.0Roguelite Twinstick Action2016
NorthgardhashlinkhashlinkGOG.com (-60%) HumbleBundle Steamneeds hlsteam-stub to runRTS2018
One Finger Death PunchfnaifySteamAction2014
Open Sorceryitch.io SteamReddit post2017
Opus MagnumfnaifymonoGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle itch.io Steamfnaify >= 3.0puzzle2017
OsmosHumblePlayHumbleBundle2009
Overdriven ReloadedfnaifySteamShmup2016
OwlboyfnaifyGOG.com (-40%) HumbleBundle SteamMetroidvania2016
PaladinfnaifyHumbleBundle SteamAction2017
Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3fnaifySteamRPG2012
Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4fnaifySteamRPG2013
Phoenix ForcefnaifySteamAction2014
Planescape: TormentgemrbGOG.com (-50%)widescreen mod via weiduRPG1999
PlanetFriendfnaifyitch.io (FREE)Simulation2020
PostalpostalGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamAction1997
Press X to Not DiefnaifyHumbleBundle SteamFMV2017
Primal LightgodotSteamrun with 'godot --main-pack primal-light.pck'Platformer2020
PrimordiaAGSitch.io GOG.com SteamAdventure2012
Quake III Arenaioquake3GOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle SteamFPS1999
Quake IIyquake2GOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle SteamFPS1997
Quakequakespasm | ezquake | vkquakeGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle SteamFPS1996
Quest for InfamyAGSGOG.com (-80%) HumbleBundle itch.io SteamAdventure2014
Retro City Rampage DXdosboxGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamAction2012
Return to Castle WolfensteiniorctwGOG.com (-50%)iortcwFPS2001
Rex RocketfnaifySteamAction Platformer2014
RivenscummvmGOG.com (-60%)untestedAdventure1997
Rogue LegacyfnaifyGOG.com (-75%) HumbleBundle SteamRoguelite Metroidvania2013
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2openrct2GOG.com HumbleBundle SteamSimulation2002
RollerCoaster Tycoonopenrct2GOG.com HumbleBundle SteamSimulation1999
Ruggnarfnaifymonoitch.ioIn Development
SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis ClassicsmednafenSteam HumbleBundle (-75%)2010
SUMICO - The Numbers Gamefnaifyitch.io Steammojoshader >= 1214Puzzle2015
Salt and SanctuaryfnaifyHumbleBundle SteamAction Platformer2016
Sam & Max Hit the RoadscummvmGOG.com (-65%)Adventure1993
Session SevenfnaifySteam (free)bug on saving reported2019
Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries7kaaGOG.com (-80%) HumbleBundle SteamRTS1998
Shipwreckfnaifyitch.io SteamARPG2014
Signs of LifefnaifymonoSteamIn Development
Skulls of the ShogunfnaifyGOG.com (-60%) SteamTBS2013
Slay the SpirelibgdxlibgdxGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle SteamUse the libgdx-openbsd repo; detailed instructions in README-OpenBSD.md.
Or simply run openbsd_slay_the_spire.sh which does all of this for you.
Roguelite Deckbuilder2019
Solaroids: ProloguefnaifySteamonly demo/trial version because game uses DRM not addressed by Steamworks.NET.dll stubActionIn Development
Soulcaster I & IIfnaifyHumbleBundle Steam2012
SpaceChemfnaifymonoitch.iopuzzle2011
SpeedRunnersfnaifyHumbleBundle Steamno online Multiplayer and no gamepad supportPlatformer2016
Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Jedi AcademyopenjkGOG.com (-65%) HumbleBundle SteamAction2003
Stardew ValleyfnaifyGOG.com HumbleBundle (-20%) SteamFarming Simulation2016
Strife: Veteran Editiongzdoom | strife-veGOG.com (-65%)FPS1996
Suits: A Business RPGeasyrpgitch.io SteamVideo Reddit post Setup instructions2016
Sunrider: Mask of ArcadiusrenpyifyRen'PyGOG.comVisual Novel2014
Super Amazing Wagon AdventurefnaifyDeveloper page Steam2013
Super Bernie Worldfnaifyitch.io SteamPlatformer2020
Super Blood HockeyfnaifyHumbleBundle Steam (-75%)Linux version doesn't work with gamepad at the momentSports2017
Super HexagonHumblePlayHumbleBundlePuzzle2012
Super Ninja Warrior ExtremefnaifyDeveloper Page (free download) [direct download]Platformer
Super Rad Raygunfnaifyitch.io SteamAction Platformer2016
Sword of the Stars: The PitfnaifyGOG.com (-75%) HumbleBundle SteamRoguelite2013
System ShockshockolateshockolateGOG.com (-75%)only works with the Classic EditionImmersive Sim1994
Tales of Maj'Eyaltome4GOG.com (-50%) itch.io HumbleBundle SteamRPG2012
TanglewoodmednafenGOG.com Itch.io SteamPlatformer2018
TerrariafnaifyGOG.com (-50%) HumbleBundle SteamSandbox2011
The Adventures of ShuggyfnaifyDeveloper page SteamPuzzle Platformer2012
The Average Everyday Adventures of Samantha Brownerenpyifyren'pySteamVideo Reddit post2016
The Blackwell EpiphanyAGSGOG.comAdventure2014
The Cat LadyAGSHumbleBundleAdventure2012
The DigscummvmGOG.com (-65%)Adventure1995
The Dishwasher: Vampire SmilefnaifyHumbleBundle SteamBrawler2017
The Elder Scrolls III: MorrowindopenmwGOG.com (-50%)RPG2002
The Expression AmrilatorenpyifyRen'PyGOG.com (-35%)if voices get interrupted, try out Interrupt voices during playback toggle; untested
The Great Adventurerfnaifyitch.io (FREE)Platformer2019
The Longest JourneyresidualvmGOG.com (-60%)Adventure1999
The Settlers IIreturntotherootsGOG.com (-75%)RTS1996
The Settlersfreeserfhard to find the gameRTS1994
The ShivahAGSGOG.comAdventure1993
The Useful DeadfnaifyDeveloper Page (NOT REACHABLE as of 2020-Dec-11)Puzzle2013
Theia: The Crimson EclipseeasyrpgGameJolt (FREE)https://www.reddit.com/r/openbsd_gaming/comments/g8ng68/free_40_hour_scifi_jrpg_works_on_openbsd_with/RPG2019
Theme HospitalcorsixthGOG.com (-75%)Simulation1997
TimespinnerfnaifyGOG.com HumbleBundle SteamMetroidvania2018
Titan Attacks!lwjglDeveloper Webpage (choose Humble Store option to purchase DRM-free version) Steamfix launch script to use system java (and ksh); have libopenal in LD_LIBRARY_PATHAction2006
ToonstruckscummvmGOG.com (-30%)untestedAdventure1996
TowerFall: AscensionfnaifyGOG.com itch.io HumbleBundle SteamAction Platformer2014
Tyrian 2000opentyrianGOG.com (FREE)Shmup1995
Ultra Hat Dimensionfnaifymonoitch.io2015
UltratronlwjgllwjglDeveloper Webpage Steamcopy /usr/local/share/lwjgl/liblwjgl64.so into game directory, fix the launch script to use system java
UnexploredfnaifySteammojoshader >= 1214Action2017
Unholy HeightsfnaifyGOG.com Playism HumbleBundle Steamno audio (because of xWMA?)2013
Weapon of ChoicefnaifySteamPlatformer2015
WizOrbfnaifyHumbleBundle SteamRPG2011
Wrath: Aeon of Ruinwrath-darkplacesGOG.com (-20%) HumbleBundle SteamFPSIn Development
Wyv and KeepfnaifyHumbleBundle Steam (-90%)Puzzle Platformer2013
X-Com: UFO Defense (aka UFO: Enemy Unknown)openxcomGOG.com (-75%) HumbleBundle SteamTBS1994
Yume NikkieasyrpgPlayism (FREE) Steam (FREE)https://videos.pair2jeux.tube/videos/watch/b1e46c5d-aba7-46a4-b81e-1bf6ddee18ac2004
Zak McKracken and the Alien MindbendersscummvmGOG.com (-65%)Adventure1988
Zen Bound 2HumblePlayHumbleBundlePuzzle2010

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