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  1. Yet another GRUB guide

    It should go without saying that there are a lot of guides to installing GRUB and fixing GRUB stuff for Linux users (not the least of which is the Arch Wiki. This article is a smaller, more focused article on the issues I have personally run into, and their solutions …

  2. X Solitare (1998)

    A round of solitaire, almost won

    X Solitare (xsol) is a VERY basic Klondike solitaire implementation. It doesn't have card art, it doesn't automatically flip cards and does not detect a win state. If you place all the kings in the foundations... nothing happens at all. It's just up to you to start it again, I …

  3. XPacman (1996)

    XPacman on the default board size

    XPacman is a fascinating, though bare-bones, clone of Pac-man. The core mechanics are here: Pac-man, pellets, power pellets, ghosts and a maze. However, the maze is totally different than the traditional game and randomly generated. Ghost behaviour is nothing like the original, and there are no proper lives or score …

  4. XShisen (1995)

    A round of solitaire, almost won

    XShisen is an implementation of the Shisen-sho variety of Mahjong solitaire. In this variety, pieces are arranged into a single rectangle and can be removed if they can be connected by three horizontal/vertical line segments (as illustrated in the above screenshot). This game provides three different board sizes and …

  5. XSok (1994)

    A screenshot of XSok running level 1 of the Sokoban levels

    When starting this normally, you would be forgiven in thinking it is a straightforward clone of Sokoban. Push the boxes onto the spots, move onto the next level, yawn. Or rage, depending on how much you get into it, and how many boxes get stuck on walls/corners/each other …

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