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Simple DirectMedia Layer
[136 users on Ohloh]
A cross-platform multimedia library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL, and 2D video framebuffer.

SDL supports Linux, Windows, Windows CE, BeOS, MacOS, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, BSD/OS, Solaris, IRIX, and QNX. The code contains unofficial support for AmigaOS, Dreamcast, Atari, AIX, OSF/Tru64, RISC OS, SymbianOS, and OS/2.

SDL is written in C, but works with C++ natively, and has bindings to several other language...

[94 users on Ohloh]
OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce applications utilizing hardware-accelerated 3D graphics. The class library abstracts all the details of using the underlying system libraries like Direct3D and OpenGL and provides an interface based on world objects.
[48 users on Ohloh]
Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing games. It is written on top of the excellent SDL library. This allows you to create fully featured games and multimedia programs in the python language. Pygame is highly portable and runs on nearly every platform and operating system.
[45 users on Ohloh]
Celestia is an OpenGL-based 3D space simulation for Unix and Win32 that lets you travel through the solar system, to the stars, and even beyond the galaxy. Visit over 100,000 stars, 100 solar system bodies, and all known extrasolar planets.
[39 users on Ohloh]
SuperTux is a side-scrolling platform game. The hero in this game is Tux the Penguin, the game's only reference to Linux. On the journey to rescue Penny, who has been kidnapped by evil Nolok, Tux faces 23 different kinds of bad guys while jumping and running through 101 beautifully-drawn levels. The soundtrack is available on last.fm and similar sites.
[38 users on Ohloh]
jMonkeyEngine provides a high performance, scenegraph based rendering and physics system.
[38 users on Ohloh]
Nexuiz is a fast-paced, chaotic, and intense multiplayer first-person shooter game, focused on providing basic, old style deathmatch. It is extremely modder-friendly. Nexuiz is built on the power of the Darkplaces engine, which is a heavily modified version of the original Quake. Darkplaces features realtime lighting and stencil shadows, bumpmapping, gloss, bloom, and totally rewritten network code that supports up to 64 players on a single server.
BZFlag - Multiplayer 3D Tank Game
[37 users on Ohloh]
BZFlag is a 3D, multiplayer, tank battle zone, capture the flag game that pits players against each other in a networked environment. It runs on Windows 95/98/NT/2000, Linux, MacOS 10.x, Irix, Solaris, and others. An OpenGL accelerator is highly recommended, but it is playable with 3D in software.
[31 users on Ohloh]
Sauerbraten (a.k.a. Cube 2) is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
XBMC for Xbox
[26 users on Ohloh]
XBMC is a multimedia player/jukebox for the Xbox from Microsoft. It can be used to play or view most common video, audio, and picture formats such as MPEG-1/2/4, DivX, XviD, MP3, AAC, JPG, and GIF directly from a CD or DVD in the Xbox DVD-ROM drive or from the Xbox hard drive. XBMC can also stream files over a local network or from the Internet. Playlist and slideshow functions, a weather forecast, and many audio visualizations are also included.
[24 users on Ohloh]
The Lightweight Java Game Library (LWJGL) is a solution aimed directly at professional and amateur Java programmers alike to enable commercial quality games to be written in Java. LWJGL provides developers access to high performance crossplatform libraries such as OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) and OpenAL (Open Audio Library) allowing for state of the art 3D games and 3D sound. Additionally LWJGL provides access to controllers such as Gamepads, Steering wheel and Joysticks. All in a simple and s...
Warzone 2100 Project
[21 users on Ohloh]
Warzone 2100 was one of the first 3D RTS games ever. It was released commercially by Pumpkin Studies in 1999, and released in 2004 under the GPL. The Warzone Project wishes to make Warzone 2100 one of top free software games available.
Globulation 2
[19 users on Ohloh]
Globulation 2 is an innovative Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Take a look at the screenshots or just download and try it right now. Globulation 2 is Free Software, licensed and distributed under the GNU General Public License.

Globulation 2 brings a new type of gameplay to RTS games. The player chooses the number of units to assign to various tasks, and the units do their best to satisfy the requests. This allows play...

Scorched 3D
[19 users on Ohloh]
Scorched3D is a cross-platform 3D remake of the popular 2D artillery game Scorched Earth. Scorched3D can be played against the computer, other players, and remotely across the Internet or LAN.
Irrlicht Engine
[18 users on Ohloh]
The Irrlicht Engine is a high performance real-time 3D engine written and usable in C++, and also available for .NET languages. It is completely cross-platform, using D3D, OpenGL, and its own software renderers.
Peragro Tempus
[12 users on Ohloh]
Peragro Tempus is a unique MMORPG developed by a dedicated group of contributors. It features a rich story coupled with exciting game play for a truly immersive experience. It is set in a lavish world with dark forests, flourishing wildlife, flowing rivers, and rolling hills. It is a world ripe for exploration.
[11 users on Ohloh]
Warsow is a standalone, eSports-oriented FPS game. It is based on Qfusion, an advanced modification of the Quake 2 engine. It features fast-paced gameplay focused on trix (trick jumps) and art of movement. War§ow features a complete power-up system, including weak and strong fire mode for each weapon in all "normal" gametypes as well as Warshell (battle shield) and Warshock (quad damage) for team-based gametypes. Its cartoonish graphics use cel shading with a style that is similar but ...
[10 users on Ohloh]
The Xith3d project consists of powerful middleware consisting of a scenegraph and an extensible renderer. The goal is to create a lean and performative scenegraph and renderer while at the same time allowing for extensions and enchancements to all stages of the rendering pipeline.
You can think of it as a 3D engine. It allows to create games, or any application requiring a 3D visualization. It's versatile, usable with JOGL or LWJGL, embeddable in AWT, Swing, SWT (Eclipse). ...
[9 users on Ohloh]
VDrift is a cross-platform, open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind. It's powered by the excellent Vamos physics engine. It is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) v2. It is currently available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows (Cygwin).
[9 users on Ohloh]
Thunder&Lightning is a futuristic action flight simulator and realtime strategy game that takes place in a large 3D environment. Jump into the pilot seat of your Lightning aircraft and fight against Thunder tanks in a fierce battle for control of the island!