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Alien Arena has been installed more than 6000 times from Flathub! The latest release on Flathub is 7.71.6.
New release 7.71.5
Classic player models and custom skins
Four classic player models with all their custom skins are available again: slashbot-classic, martiancyborg-classic, martianenforcer-classic and martianwarrior-classic. From release 7.71.5, you can install them with the console command
It's recommended to install all of them because you don't know which ones other players are using. Use
Alien Arena is now on itch.io!
New release 7.71.4
Debian and Ubuntu
Alien Arena 7.71.3 has been released on Debian 12 - Bookworm and Ubuntu 23.04 - Lunar Lobster.
New IRC server
For IRC, use irc.alienarena.org. The port should be 6697 for secure connections, otherwise 6667. With the latest game clients the IRC server will be changed automatically.
How to install
Known issues on Steam for linux
The Steam client on Linux currently has the following issues:
Above issues can for the moment be fixed by manually replacing the game client / executable. Rename the original one first to something else to have a backup.Linux steam client 7.71.6: alienarena.x86_64
Warning: this Linux steam client doesn't work on all distributions.
The repository is located at:
On Windows, if you want to download from svn on icculus, you can install TortoiseSVN and download the source code. The alienarena.exe is already there.
On Linux, install subversion. Then you need to build the application yourself.
For building on Linux, you need to install the following libraries first:
Execute the following command to download the source code from SVN on icculus into folder
Execute the following command to download the source code from github into folder
Then execute the following commands to build the executable:If you have already done this before, use
svn update or
git pull to download the latest sources.
make -j 4.
Other configure options that are useful:
With debug symbols:
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