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Syntensity is a relatively new FOSS (and cross-platform - runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) platform for 3D games, currently in open-beta, which has amazing graphics and already includes a few games: One Weapon CTF, Mutli-Weapon CTF, a FPS called Razanak, a racing game and drawing - all online. You can also use it to create your own game!

Among the main features of this platform is that it downloads game content for you automatically. So once you have the Syntensity client installed, you can play any of the games without needing to manually download or install anything (like you can use Firefox to view websites).

After installing Syntensity and creating an account on syntensity.com (free obviously), you can finally start Syntensity and the first thing you will notice is that it will automatically download all the games. Then, login and finally you can choose which game to play by entering in one of the game rooms. Here is a video overview of the games:

And also 2 videos with Razanak and Racing games in action:

-Raznak (FPS):


System requirements

  • Processor: 1GHz CPU
  • Video Card: 128MB OpenGL Compatible 3D acclerated graphics card
  • RAM: 256MB
  • Screen Resolution: 640x480 and up
  • Keyboard + mouse

Download & Install Syntensity

Ubuntu users: Syntensity is available on PlayDeb

For other Linux distributions, Windows and Mac OS X, see the Syntensity download page.

Further info on playing Syntensity can be found on it's quick start guide and introduction pages.