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 utopic-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: 2.5.2-1~getdeb1

Pokemon Online is the most popular, accurate, and complete Pokemon battle simulator out there. Available in 11 languages with over 100 themes, it hosts more than a million battles per month. Experience competitive battles across five generations (RBY/Stadium, GSC, RSE, DPPt/HGSS, and Black/White 2) in real time with trainers from around the world!

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10, 14.04

Updated: 2015-01-25 03:00:24 | Changes

Version: 1:1.12.1-1~getdeb1

Battle for control of villages, using variety of units which have advantages and disadvantages in different types of terrains and against different types of attacks. Units gain experience and advance levels, and are carried over from one scenario to the next campaign.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 14.10

Updated: 2015-01-25 02:31:32 | Changes

Version: 0.41.0-1~getdeb1

MegaMek is a networked Java clone of BattleTech, a turn-based sci-fi boardgame for 2+ players. Fight using giant robots on a hex-based map.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 14.10

Updated: 2015-01-24 23:40:17 | Changes

Version: 3.11.0-1~getdeb1

This project provides an extended version of the free 3D real-time strategy game Glest.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 14.10

Updated: 2015-01-24 23:30:15 | Changes

Version: 0.4.11.5-1~getdeb2~utopic

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Available for Ubuntu: 14.10

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