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 trusty-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: 0.9.33.3-1~getdeb1

Mednafen is a command-line driven emulator for many different systems. It has full support for OpenGL and SDL graphics, network play, remappable input configuration, joystick and keyboard support, save states, game rewinding, GSF playback, and screenshots.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04

Updated: 2014-04-19 22:30:05 | Changes

Version: 1:1.4.4.12-1~getdeb1

ManaPlus is extended client for Evol Online, The Mana World and similar servers based on eAthena fork. As a 2D style game, Evol Online aims to create a friendly environment where. people can escape reality and interact with others while enjoying themselves. through a fantasy style game. The Mana World (TMW) is a serious effort to create an innovative free and. open source MMORPG. TMW uses 2D graphics and aims to create a large and. diverse interactive world.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04

Updated: 2014-04-18 15:30:15 | Changes

Version: 1.4.0-1~getdeb3~trusty

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

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04

Updated: 2014-04-12 22:10:04 | Changes

Version: 0.4.3681-1~getdeb1

Liquid War 6 is a unique multiplayer wargame. Your army is a blob of liquid and you have to try and eat your opponents. Rules are very simple yet original, they have been invented by Thomas Colcombet. It is possible to play alone against the computer but the game is really designed to be played with friends, on a single computer, on a LAN, or on Internet.

Available for Ubuntu: 13.10, 12.04, 14.04

Updated: 2014-04-11 23:50:13 | Changes

Version: 0.14.0-1~getdeb1

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is a fun, free rogue-like game of exploration and treasure-hunting in dungeons filled with dangerous and unfriendly monsters in a quest for the mystifyingly fabulous Orb of Zot.

Available for Ubuntu: 12.04, 13.10, 14.04

Updated: 2014-04-10 18:40:11 | Changes