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0 A.D.

0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy game under development by Wildfire Games. It is a historical war and economy game focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and A.D. 500. The game is Available for  Linux, Mac, and Windows. The game is licensed under GPL. The game art is under CC-BY-SA.


Minimum requirements

Linux

Distributions supported: Arch, Chakra, Debian, Fedora,
Foresight, Frugalware, Gentoo, OpenSUSE, Pardus, Sabayon, Ubuntu.
Processor: 1 GHz Intel or x86 compatible
Memory: At least 512 MB
Graphics Card: Any supporting OpenGL 1.3 with 3D hardware accelerated drivers and at least 128 MB memory.
Screen resolution: 1024×768.

Mac OS

Versions Supported: 10.5 and Above
Processor: 2006 or later Intel-based Mac
Screen resolution: 1024×768.

Windows

Versions Supported: 2000, XP, Vista, 7 or 8
Processor: 1 GHz Intel or x86 compatible
Memory: At least 512 MB
Graphics Card: Any supporting OpenGL 1.3 with 3D hardware accelerated drivers and at least 128 MB memory.
Screen resolution: 1024×768.

Installation

Linux

Debian and Ubuntu

Install the package by running the following cammand as root:

apt-get install 0ad

Fedora

0 A.D. is available in the official Fedora repositories starting with F16. Install the packages by running the following command as the root user:

yum install 0ad

OpenSUSE

Launch YaST.
Select “Software” and “Software Repositories”.
Select “Add” and “Specify URL…”
Enter one of the following URLs, with name “obs-games”:
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Factory/
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_12.2/
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_12.1/
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_11.4/
It should prompt “Import Untrusted GnuPG Key” – these packages are not checked or trusted by OpenSUSE. You should not install them in security-critical environments. If you understand and accept the danger of installing unknown software, accept the import.
Run “Install/Remove Software”
Select “0ad” to install.

Mac OS

The dmg file can be downloaded from the following links

32 Bit: http://releases.wildfiregames.com/0ad-0.0.12-alpha-osx32.dmg
64 Bit: http://releases.wildfiregames.com/0ad-0.0.12-alpha-osx64.dmg

Windows

The exe file can be downloaded from the following link

http://releases.wildfiregames.com/0ad-0.0.12-alpha-win32.exe

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