From In Pursuit of greed, a dos era shooter, which is available as freeware with source code for quite some time (http://www.redshadowsoftware.com/projects/greed ) is now a FreeaAscal port available (seems win32 focussed):
today a Master of Orion 1 clone, Remnants of the Precursors (worked on for many years) was released as open source into beta (content is NC freeware). It claims feature completness while polishing is missing, it seems the game can be completed. Source code and game is java 8 based. Eventually...
was thinking the same -
two games came to my mind, for once the award winning, Cart Life (public domain/open source/freeware)
second one, Soviet Unterzögersdorf, with 2 episodes (as far as I found freeware - source...
some weeks ago, the zzt tp5.5 source code seems was reconstructed binary exact with blessing of tim sweeny.
there is also some freepascal port with linux focus https://github.com/kristomu/linux-reconstruction-of-zzt/releases
DarkPlaces engine game Wrath:Aeon of Ruin has its source code on github since November 2019
indie game developer Blendo games just released the source code to flotilla on 10th anniversary. Zlib license, assets not included
update regarding the devilution reverse engineering project: they reached just feature completeness with version 1.0 (https://www.gog.com/forum/diablo/devilutionx_100_gamepad_and_60fps_happy_new_year/page1)
additionally they added: - FPS > 20fps unlocked, touchscreen support, upscaling, support...
more a historical artifact than a real porting opportunity:
it seems some month ago a DOS/Windows RTS game from the 90s was open sourced -> some kind of Polish warcraft 1 clone
movie playback is indeed one problem with the windows version I had. I remember also some kind of timing errors, I think partly fixed by timeslip's patch. But overall, the game is far from being hassle free under windows with new systems.
Great news, M-HT!
will there be also a new Windows build? The original version is known to have multiple problems (see Timeslip's patches http://timeslip.users.sourceforge.net/index.html) which could be fixed with your version or new builds
another example is Freecad which had some GPLv2 only dependencies (and the FSF insisted for some library on GPLv3, which made it impossible to use)
there is also LGPlv2 and LGPLv3 incompatibility (the GPL variants) . https://nikmav.blogspot.com/2013/03/the-perils-of-lgplv3.html ... "GPLv2 or...
ah, I see the CC0, was only the readme. at least it seems the was license changed from originally GPLv2+ (+CC-SA-BY 4.0 for assets) (https://web.archive.org/web/20110412110743/http://parallelrealities.co.uk/LICENSE) to GPLv3 now (which might bring its own set of troubles)