KMines

KMines is another game offered by KDE. Beneath the square boxes are hidden mines. The object of the game is to locate all the mines as quickly as possible without uncovering any of them. If you uncover a mine, you lose the game. Simply put, it is a step above Minesweeper (for Windows, if you have played that already).

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KGoldRunner

KGoldRunner is the best game for me offered by KDE. It offers very good gameplay (tests your reflexes, your brain and sometimes even your patience), coupled with very good default theme complemented by a few more good themes.

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Installing KDE on Windows

Installing KDE on Windows is a simple process, just download and run the KDE for Windows Installer and follow the instructions.

Here is a to-the-point visual guide…

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KDE on Windows

kde_konqi_08_01KDE is an international technology team that creates Free Software for desktop and portable computing. Among KDE’s products are a modern desktop system for Linux and UNIX platforms, comprehensive office productivity and groupware suites and hundreds of software titles in many categories including Internet and web applications, multimedia, entertainment, educational, graphics and software development. KDE software is translated into more than 60 languages and is built with ease of use and modern accessibility principles in mind. KDE4’s full-featured applications run natively on Linux, BSD, Solaris, Windows and Mac OS X. More…

KDE on Windows Project is aimed at native porting of the KDE applications to MS Windows. I’m very much interested in it as I have to use Windows in the office, and this will let me use my favourite KDE application at office as well.

Though many applications are available even now, the project still is in early stages and you are likely to face some issues. But I have found KDE games very stable on Windows. The Project hosts not 1, 2, 5, or 10 but a lot of 30 games from different genres. The great part of the KDE games is that they  are themed using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) implying that you can resize the game window and the game’s graphics will resize accordingly and still look spot on.

In the following posts I will guide you to install KDE games on Windows and introduce you to some of my favourite games in the pack.

Sources: http://www.kde.org/, http://windows.kde.org/