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    reTux Alternatives

    reTux is described as 'Tux is just getting ready to go fishing when all of a sudden, he receives a message. The message states that his home, Icy Island, has been taken over by the Snow King, and a new Fish Tax will be imposed. Tux is furious! How dare the Snow King take away his fish?!' and is a Platform Game in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to reTux for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is SuperTux, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like reTux are Alex the Allegator (Free, Open Source), TheXTech (Free, Open Source), Secret Maryo Chronicles (Free, Open Source) and Minilens (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 5, 2021

    1. SuperTux is a classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game in a style similar to the original Super Mario games. Instead of Mario, the hero in this game is Tux, the mascot of the Linux kernel.
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    2. Alex the Allegator is a series of games that I, Johan Peitz, usually use for game coding challenges like Speedhack and Ludumdare. Whilst most of my games reside on Free Lunch Design, this is the place for the Alex' series and the even the source for these games. Let's go! Represent entire series of Alex the Allegator games including Alex the Allegator 1, 2, 3, and 4.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Haiku
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      TheXTech - it's a platform game engine written in C++, is a full port of source code of SMBX 1.3 which was originally written in Visual Basic 6.
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    3. Secret Maryo Chronicles is an Open Source two-dimensional platform game and is using an Open Graphics Library for the best possible graphic design and stock performance.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.9, released in August 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      Welcome to the Minilens experiment. A thousand years into post-apocalyptic Earth, many forms of life have gone extinct, including humans. An alien robot series, called Minilens, is cleaning up the Earth and collecting the surviving flora for research purposes.
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    4. Gilbert and the doors is a 2D platform game, written in C language/SDL1.2. This is simple, but nice to play. The game contain 22 levels with an evolutive difficulty. Source code ready for windows and linux platform. Change log of Gilbert and the doors V2.2.
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    5. The Secret Chronicles of Dr. M is a Secret Maryo Chronicles fork, due to discontinuity of the original one. It shares some elements from the original and adds new sort of things like new power-ups or enemies appearances.
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    6. Super Bombinhas is a 2D platformer in the style of the old classics like Super Mario World.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Rote memorization, as may be necessary for studying a language, for example, can be rather boring. So we had a thought: what if we could take that process (namely, the concept of flash cards), and transform that into an engaging and fun game?
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    7. Barbie Seahorse Adventures is a Platformer created for Pyweek 4 by The Olde Battleaxe (TOBA), and won the team entry. It is licensed under the GPL. It is written in the Python programming language and uses the Pygame library.
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