What are the best Linux multi-player LAN party casual games?

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  1. 14

    #1Broforce

    Broforce

    Broforce is a run-and-gun platform video game released on 15 October 2015 with up to four players cooperatively playing against enemies. It is developed by Free Lives and published by Devolver Digital.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Mac

    $14.99

    Tammy Patterson
    Written on June 9, 2018
    "This works on Linux. I can think of a bunch of better games than Broforce that also work on Linux though."
  2. 11

    #2Portal 2

    Portal 2
    Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve that features a humorous story. In the game, the "Perpetual Testing Initiative" has been expanded to allow you to design co-op puzzles for you and your friends.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    $9.99

    Mark Stevens
    Written on June 9, 2018
    "This is a very fun game, and is really meant to be played with friends. You test out portals to maneuver through levels with friends."
  3. 9

    #3Trine 2

    Trine 2
    Trine 2 is a multiplatform multiplayer game. In Trine 2 the player controls three heroes: Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight and Zoya the Thief - who continue their adventures together in a magical kingdom.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Estela Ordoñez
    Written on May 31, 2018
    "This is a great game that's a lot of fun to play. There's a lot to do in the game and all of the heroes have really interesting back stories. I can play this game with my friends for hours and never get bored. I highly recommend it to anyone. "
  1. 8

    #4Terraria

    Terraria

    Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Xbox One, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire

    $9.99

    Roger Wheeler
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Gaming on the Linux platform has always been very hit or miss. In recent years Steam has added many good games for Linux. Terraria is a fun platformer that I have put dozens of hours in since I bought it. If you're looking for a solid adventure platformer, this could be the game for you."
  2. 7

    #5Dungeon Defenders

    Dungeon Defenders

    Dungeon Defenders is a multiplayer tower defense action-RPG video game where players can choose among one of four classes to create a hero from. This is developed by Trendy Entertainment and was published on 15 December 2010.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $14.99

    Jing Zhu
    Written on June 8, 2018
    "Dungeon Defenders is a PC game where players can create a hero of out one of four players. Gamers save the land of Etheria against evilness and can use powerfu weapons to enjoy its enemy."
  3. 6

    #6Sanctum 2

    Sanctum 2
    Sanctum 2 is a Tower Defense/FPS hybrid game where you pick from four unique character classes and embark on a mission to protect the oxygen-producing Cores from hordes of deadly aliens who want to destroy them.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Linux, Playstation 3, Xbox 360

    $14.99

    John Martinez
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "I love tower defense games. FPS, not so much. But this is an interesting mix of the two styles, which I didn't expect to work. The classes let you have some customization for how you approach playing the game. It also gives you some replay options for when you want to go through it again and again. There's a bit too much story that they didn't really try very hard with, but the gameplay itself is fun and engaging. Overall, a solid TD game that is fun to play."
  4. 5

    #7Urban Terror

    Urban Terror
    Urban Terror is a free multiplayer first person shooter set in a Hollywood tactical shooter environment. It runs on Windows, Linux and Mac.
    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    William Davidson
    Written on May 15, 2017
    "Very hostile page with very small letters and scattered information, too much to read and very few graphics is not very intuitive, the page that has to check many points in order to locate the information you are looking for."
  5. 3

    #8XenoRaptor

    XenoRaptor

    XenoRaptor offers you to control of a cyberdragon and annihilate swarms of rocket propelled chainsaws either online or via LAN in this high speed, high skill 8 player co-op twin-stick shooter.

    Games

    Mac, Windows

    $9.99- Varies by plan

    Aarav Jindal
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "If you like this type of game, you will love this one. The game runs perfectly fine and is not hard to play. I had a blast by myself and with friends. A few minor bugs but they should be easy enough to iron out."
  6. 2

    #9TetriNET

    TetriNET
    TetriNET is a multiplayer online Tetris game for up to six people, that supports team play. The game plays like a standard multiplayer Tetris but with a twist: clearing rows will cause special blocks to appear in the player's field.
    Games

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    Katherine Wilson
    Written on March 1, 2017
    "If you like Tetris like me but want to add some more challenge to it then you will like TetriNet. It can be player with up to six other plays. I like the extra features like hold piece and block shadows and when someone clears a row the twist of special blocks appearing makes it very engaging to play."
  7. 1

    #10Frozen Bubble

    Frozen Bubble
    Frozen bubble is a free game with colorful penguin animations, and tons of levels for 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 player games.
    Games

    Mac, Windows, Android

    Free

    Ann Hoffman
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "So much fun! Frozen bubble is better than those other games you play on your phone. This one is fun for all ages and it's quite addictive. The bubbles popping are enjoyable and leveling up is easy at first, but gets harder as you level. Such a great game to play!"

Summary

Best What are the best Linux multi-player LAN party casual games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1BroforceGames 14 Paid
2Portal 2Games 11 Paid
3Trine 2Games 9 Paid
4TerrariaGames 8 Paid
5Dungeon DefendersGames 7 Paid
6Sanctum 2Games 6 Paid
7Urban TerrorSoftware 5 Free
8XenoRaptorGames 3 Paid
9TetriNETGames 2 Free
10Frozen BubbleGames 1 Free
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