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: 0.9.37.1-1~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: 14.10, 14.04

Updated: 2014-12-20 18:50:06 | Changes

Version: 1:1.4.12.20-1~getdeb2~utopic

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: 14.10

Updated: 2014-12-20 17:30:12 | Changes

Version: 1.16-1~getdeb1

Stendhal is a fully fledged multiplayer online adventures game (MMORPG) developed using the Arianne game development system.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10, 14.04

Updated: 2014-12-15 22:40:13 | Changes

Version: 0.4.4-1~getdeb3~utopic

FreeOrion is a free, open source, turn-based space empire and galactic conquest (4X) computer game being designed and built by the FreeOrion project. FreeOrion is inspired by the tradition of the Master of Orion games, but is not a clone or remake of that series or any other game. NOTE: This is a SVN snapshot and may not be stable.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10

Updated: 2014-12-15 21:40:25 | Changes

Version: 0.39.4-1~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: 2014-12-15 18:40:16 | Changes