Use the following instructions:

  1. Install the repository in one of the following ways:

    1. Install the playdeb package.

    2. Or configure the repository manually:

      Go to System-Administration-Software Sources, Third-Party Software tab, Add:

      deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu lucid-getdeb games

      Add the repository GPG key, open a terminal window and type:

      wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
  2. Click the "Install this now" button below the screenshot of the desired game.

  3. If you are using Kubuntu please check bug 476853.

  4. If the game cannot be found, run this command and try again:

    sudo apt-get update
  5. If you want to uninstall the PlayDeb repository run this command:

    sudo apt-get remove playdeb
  6. If you get a blank page when installing you need to configure apturl in your browser.

    In Firefox you need to change the setting also in Preferences->Applications
    Link the apt protocol to /usr/bin/apturl there.

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Version: 0.1-1~getdeb1

A very simple puzzle game where you need to find the path to the golden numbers by walking on consecutive numbers.

Available for Ubuntu: 10.04, 11.10

Updated: 2012-04-18 17:20:22 | Changes

Version: 1.2.0-1~getdeb1~lucid

OpenTTD is a reimplementation of the Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe" with lots of new features and enhancements.

Available for Ubuntu: 10.04

Updated: 2012-04-15 17:27:02 | Changes

Version: 5.4-1~getdeb1

Atomic tanks is a multi-player game in which you attempt to destroy other tanks while trying to protect your own. You earn money for destroying other tanks; with this money you can buy upgrades and better weapons for your tank. This game is similar Scorched Earth or the Worms series of games.

Available for Ubuntu: 10.04, 11.10

Updated: 2012-04-15 16:34:58 | Changes

Version: 0.9.1-1~getdeb1

ASE (now ASEPRITE, aka Allegro Sprite Editor) is an open source program to create animated sprites & pixel art. Sprites are little images that can be used in your website or in a video game. You can draw characters with movement, intros, textures, patterns, backgrounds, logos, color palettes, isometric levels, etc.

Available for Ubuntu: 10.04, 11.10

Updated: 2012-04-15 10:30:56 | Changes

Version: 0.5.3-1~getdeb1~lucid

NAEV is a 2D space trading and combat game, in a similar vein to Escape Velocity. NAEV is played from a top-down perspective, featuring fast-paced combat, many ships and outfits, and a large galaxy to explore. The game is highly open-ended, letting players proceed at their own paces.

Available for Ubuntu: 10.04

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