Alien Arena 2011 version 7.51 is released! Install in Ubuntu and LinuxMint

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Alien Arena 2011 version 7.51 has been released, This latest version of the standalone, open source FPS game features a number of optimizations that have resulted in a dramatic performance increase across the board.  There were also a number of graphical updates, including a rewrite of the post process effects for pain and heatwave distortions.


Some of the new features in this release:

  • Extensive rewrite of bsp surface rendering for a massive performance increase.
  • Complete rewrite of vertex buffer object code.
  • Complete rewrite of post process effects.
  • Improvements to shadow mapping for dynamic shadows.
  • Variety of graphical updates and bugfixes.
  • Three new/revamped levels.
  • Added downloading of iqm meshes.

For a complete changelog look HERE

About Alien Arena

Alien Arena is a free, stand-alone first-person shooter computer game based on source code released by id Software. Begun by COR Entertainment in 2004, the game combines a 1950s-era sci-fi atmosphere with gameplay similar to the Quake, Doom, and Unreal Tournament series. Alien Arena focuses mainly on online multiplayer action, although it does contain single-player matches against bots


For installation in Ubuntu and LinuxMint, simply download and install Playdeb repositoy. Then open terminal and type the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install alien-arena

This will install the latest version of the game Alien Arena 2011 version 7.51

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