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MEET 0 A. D .: A RTS OPEN SOURCE AND MULTI PLATFORM

0 (zero) A. D. a cross platform game and open source under development by Wildfire Games, a company indie in free software. O game much like the consecrated j Age of Empires, ie a strategy game (also called a RTS) where you choose a civilization, train, set up your army and go into battle! Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

Age of Empires now has an open source rival

O game is under development and is currently in its tenth version alpha, that a very early version of testing, and for this normal reason that some bugs and not all resources are released / created.

Even still under development, 0 (zero) A.D. won some game awards open source indie, as the month's game prize in SourceForge website.

LET'S KNOW MORE ABOUT 0 A. D.?

The game takes place between 500 BC and D.C. and has the Persian, Roman, Carthaginian, Hellenic (Spartan, Athenian and Macedonian) and Celtic civilizations. Soldiers may develop the services of the relative villagers of the Age of Empires, making them more versatile. With experience gained, soldiers evolve and switch levels automatically.

Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

0 A.D .: Interesting Graphics for an alpha version

Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

Think about your strategies

Another major focus of the game is on sea battles. Ships will have different sizes to the point that they can capture enemy ships. And the coolest thing is that maps are based on where civilizations really lived in the East!

INSTALLING GAME A.D. IN UBUNTU

TERMINAL WAY

Installation via terminal, for a change, a breeze. Just copy the commands below and paste them into the terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wfg/0ad && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install 0ad

With the game installed, have fun destroying some civilizations 🙂

VIA INTERFACE GRAPHICS

Do not like to use the terminal? Do you think he is a seven-headed monster? No problem. As stated earlier, all our tutorials will teach you how to install using the graphical interface as well. The old tutorials will be rewritten and will have this option soon.

Start by copying the line below, which contains information about the PPA repository for the game in question:

ppa:wfg/0ad

With that done, click the gear in the top right corner of your phone and then click Updates > Cofigures, as shown in the image below:

Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

Go to Available Updates> Settings.

That done, select the tab Other Software> Add and paste the command you copied in the first step.

Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

Select the Other Software> Add tab and paste the line you copied.

Still in Update Manager, click in Check to update the repositories available on the system.

Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

In Update Manager, click Check.

Close the Update Manager and open the Ubuntu Program Center. Search for 0 A. D., select the application and have it installed. Smples, n !?

Meet 0 A. D .: An open source and cross platform RTS

Multiple opponents on screen at 0 A.D.: Guaranteed Miscellaneous (:

What did you think about the game? Did you like it or haven't you tested yet? What are your favorite civilizations? Leave your comments and share your tips about the game! (: