Shell Games

Open-source Shell projects categorized as Games

Top 16 Shell Game Projects

  • steamtinkerlaunch

    Linux wrapper tool for use with the Steam client for custom launch options and 3rd party programs

    Project mention: FSR as TAA replacement? | /r/linux_gaming | 2023-12-11
  • PiKISS

    PiKISS for Raspberry Pi: A bunch of scripts with menu to make your life easier.


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  • Conty

    Easy to use unprivileged Linux container packed into a single portable executable

    Project mention: [PSA] If you are having problems running EAC enabled games on Steam, try running Steam through conty | /r/voidlinux | 2023-11-28

    For the glory of mankind he edited his post saying that running Steam through conty ( fixed his problem with EAC enabled games.

  • reshade-steam-proton

    Easy setup and updating of ReShade on Linux for games using wine or proton.

    Project mention: I found an alternative to vkBasalt for Steam proton and games running under Lutris.(Manjaro gaming) | /r/ManjaroLinux | 2023-06-25

    After finding out the main package for vkbasalt on the AUR is broken and after installing the -git version and being unable to get it to work I found an alternative:

  • gow

    Games on Whales - stream games (and GUI) running in Docker (by games-on-whales)

    Project mention: I forked SteamOS for my living room PC | | 2023-12-31

    I spent some (too much) time trying to get pretty much the same thing running using GOW [1]. Was quite a bit harder than I thought, requiring a hdmi dummy plug to get the xserver config right etc.


  • flatpak-wine

    wine using flatpak (build with runtime freedesktop sdk 22.08), provides wine to Centos like distros (

    Project mention: backing up save games | /r/wine_gaming | 2023-05-14

    WineZGUI has backup and restore feature.

  • lux-wine

    Easy launch of your Windows applications and games with Wine/Proton

    Project mention: Instead at this point it's better to escalate this than to keep fighting with you on a personal level.; Said those who themselves violate the license for a bunch of anime games... | /r/programmingcirclejerk | 2023-05-27
  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • AMP-dockerized

    CubeCoders AMP in a Docker Image. Easily create game servers for games like Minecraft, GMod, TF2, Factorio, and StarBound!

    Project mention: I want to set up a RUST game server. | /r/docker | 2023-03-27

    Try checking out CubeCoders AMP. It has a maintained docker image

  • kaukosohva

    Play games remotely with Linux

  • RetroCRT

    RetroPie on CRT! RetroTink, JAMMA, SCART & more!

  • insurgency-sandstorm-server-dockerize

    NEW Insurgency: Sandstorm docker server

    Project mention: Launching Docker Images? | /r/truenas | 2023-04-03
  • gogcheck

    Bash script that verifies your GOG offline installers' authenticity and checksums. Made to scan large collections.

  • sc3u-linux

    Running SimCity 3000 Unlimited on modern GNU/Linux distributions

  • 0ad-appimage

    @0ad appimage

  • flatpak-uqm

    Flatpak build of The Ur-Quan Masters

  • gameboost

    Mirror of the simple shell script to tweak FreeBSD settings for running games

    Project mention: What are some current issues regarding FreeBSD Desktop usage? | /r/freebsd | 2023-03-05

    I'm using my own script for launching games: It shouldn't be crucial to run anything, but definitely solves some problems with some games.

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-12-31.

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Project Stars
1 steamtinkerlaunch 1,841
2 PiKISS 845
3 Conty 593
4 reshade-steam-proton 303
5 gow 300
6 flatpak-wine 86
7 lux-wine 76
8 AMP-dockerized 74
9 kaukosohva 43
10 RetroCRT 39
11 insurgency-sandstorm-server-dockerize 37
12 gogcheck 35
13 sc3u-linux 29
14 0ad-appimage 27
15 flatpak-uqm 4
16 gameboost 1
The modern API for authentication & user identity.
The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.