Alien 8

Alien 8

Wake up the spaceship's cryonauts before the ship reaches it's destiny, or it will be too late! One of the most famous 8 bit games now back on your computer!
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Note: the official website does not provide Linux version, however, you can successfully compile and run the game using following instructions:
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[*] Get the [url=http://retrospec.sgn.net/users/ignacio/downloads/alien8_f.zip]source[/url], extract it from archive.
[*] Get these two patches ([url=http://pastebin.org/420362]one[/url], [url=http://pastebin.org/420365]two[/url]) and save them as fix1.patch and fix2.patch.
[*] Apply both patches by running: 'patch < fix1.patch' and 'patch < fix2.patch'.
[*] Install Allegro _development_ library.
[*] Install Curl _development_ library.
[*] Install any additional libraries if required.
[*] Get FMOD library from http://www.fmod.org/index.php/download
[*] Extract FMOD archive's api/inc/ directory contents to Alien8 source directory.
[*] Extract FMOD archive's api/lib/ directory contents to Alien8 source directory.
[*] Compile with: 'gcc *.c -lcurl -lX11 -lXext `allegro-config --libs` -L. -I. -lfmodex -o Alien8'
[*] Optionally, remove the source code
[*] Get Windows game [url=http://retrospec.sgn.net/download.php?link=alien8&url=download/files/Ali...
[*] Copy resources from Windows game archive to working directory
[*] Use the following script to run the game:
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[code]
#!/bin/sh
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=./:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
./Alien8
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