0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venustas Released – Install 0 AD on Ubuntu 17.04

0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venustas recently released, is the twenty-second alpha version of 0 A.D, a free, open-source real-time strategy ancient warfare game. This release comes with new features and bug fixes. Before we proceed on how to install 0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venustas on Ubuntu, lets take a quick look at some of the new features introduced.

install 0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venustas

0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venustas Top New Features

  • Added are handcrafted models, animations as well as textures, to replace the lower quality arts
  • The original soundtracks “Tale of Warriors” as well as “Sunrise” were extended
  • There is now configuration-free multiplayer hosting of matches to the mass of players. This features comes with a new “STUN” option, hence enabling most players to start a match without any prior internet router configuration
  • You now have a Relic Game mode – The team that captures and manages to keep all relics for a manually set amount of time wins the match
  • Introduced is Aura and Heal Range Visualization, hence players can now judge the effect range and healing abilities
  • Additional twelve new maps, including scripted enemies, rising water and a tutorial added
  • Added is Espionage Technology, Team Bonuses and Hero Auras
  • Petra AI Diplomacy and Attack Strategies also added
  • Summary Screen Graphs now shows the chronology of all military and economic game statistics
  • New controls added to the Cinema Path Editing
  • You can now keep up with friends and locate them in-game with the Buddy System

A complete list of relevant changes can be found in the 0 AD changelog

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How to Install 0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venusta on Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wfg/0ad

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install 0ad

How to uninstall 0 A.D. Alpha 22 Venusta from Ubuntu OS

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove 0ad 0ad-data

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