Taking advantage of the fact that it is still Sunday, a fabulous day to play alone, with family or friends, today we will continue with the 2nd gamer article of our promised series of 36 publications about some of the best known and used FPS games on Linux, it being the turn of one called "Alien sand".
And if you have never heard of it, to give you an idea, it is good that you take into account that said old video game in old school or retro style, is inspired by many other better known ones such as Quake III and Unreal Tournament. But, with the characteristic difference that it revolves around an alien theme. As you will see below.
But, before starting this post about "Alien Arena", the 2nd of 36 FPS games for Linux that we currently have registered, we recommend you explore the previous related post with the first one addressed, at the end of reading this:
Alien Arena: FPS game for Linux inspired by Quake III and Unreal Tournament
What is the Linux FPS game Alien Arena?
Currently, according to the Official website from Alien Arena, its developers promote it in the following way:
Alien Arena is an FPS game that combines some of the best aspects of games like Quake III and Unreal Tournament and wraps them in a retro alien theme, while adding tons of original ideas to make the game unique. Furthermore, this cbuilt for fraggers by fraggers. What makes it, a furious festival of fragmentation with arenas ranging from the smallest to the largest. And since, it has With a large built-in player base, it's never difficult to find a good match, at any time of the day.
Currently, on this official website and the backup website installers or executables for native Linux (+871 MB approx.) for x86_64 architectures can be found available, and Steam. However, there are .deb packages available within the website pkgs.org To enjoy the version 7.71.3 about arm and amd64 architectures.
Finally, it is important to highlight that this free FPS game and open source, sIt is always evolving, although since 2020 there have been no visible changes. Which is usually due to CRX engine that powers the video game and until that date received significant improvements for the benefit of its users and community. And it can be played solo against the computer or online against other players.
Screenshots about the game
Once downloaded, installed and launched to play alone or accompanied, you can enjoy exciting and fun moments in scenarios such as the following:
More free and free FPS games available for Linux
- action quake 2
- Alien Sand
- chocolate doom (Doom, Heretic, Hexen and other games or modds more)
- Cube 2 - Sauerbraten
- D-Day: Normandy
- Doomsday Engine (Doom, Heretic, Hexen and other games or modds more)
- Duke Nukem 3D
- Enemy Territory - Legacy
- Enemy Territory - Quake Wars
- Gzdoom (Doom, Heretic, Hexen and other games or modds more)
- Nexuiz Classic
- reaction quake 3
- Red eclipse
- Shrine II
- Total chaos (Mod Doom II)
- Smokin 'Guns
- Urban terror
- Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory
- World of padman
In summary, "Alien Arena" It is another excellent and entertaining alternative to old school or retro style shooting game, for those users of computers with GNU/Linux and Windows, of any age and sex. And even more so, if you were ever a fan of playing video games as a young person like Quake III and Unreal Tournament. So, whether you are one of these or not, still We invite you to get to know it, try it and enjoy of some good moments of play. And if you know of any other FPS Game for Linux that deserves to be on our list so that we can take it into account for a future publication, you can mention it via comments.
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