I believe that many of us others we must remember the titles of Age of Empires, which were of the most used games of its time and with which you could spend hours behind your computer building your civilization through the ages.
0 AD is not very different because it offers you a very similar game mode to Age of Empires, with which you can relive those times when strategy was your best strength to lead your civilization to victory.
For those users who are "new" and They did not know the titles of Age of Empires I can tell you a little about them these titles they were real-time strategy video games for personal computers distributed by Microsoft Games for Windows and Mac OS operating systems, and Konami for PlayStation 2.
These titles are set in different eras of time, in which they are based on the times of the most famous conquerors through time.
Above 0 AD
Knowing a bit the plot of Age of Empires, we can understand the plot of 0 AD, as this would initially only be a mod for Age of Empires II, but it was not like that, things changed and 0 AD took its own course.
In the first instance we must know that 0 AD is a totally free and open source game which, your game engine "Pyrogenesis" It is distributed under the GPL v2 + license.
It also uses open source libraries such as OpenGL, OpenAL, Boost, SDL, Vorbis, and wxWidgets. It supports open data formats like COLLADA, XML and JSON.
0 AD is a real time strategy video game which is being developed by Wildfire Games.
It's a game about historical wars and ancient economics, allowing you to recreate some of the most epic battles in ancient history.
The first part of the game covers the period from 500 BC to 1 AD and the second from 1 AD to 500 AD
How to install 0 AD in Linux?
AD 0 is a very popular game that has been included in the repositories of most distributions for quite some time.
So your installation should not require anything additional. We will only have to open a terminal on our system and install the game with the following command according to the Linux distribution you are using.
Si you are a Debian, Deepin OS, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary user Among other distributions derived from these, you can find the game in your software center of your distribution or you can install the game with the following command:
sudo apt-get install 0ad
In the case of users of Arch Linux, Manjaro, Antergos, Arch Labs and any distribution derived from Arch Linux, we can install the game with the following command:
sudo pacman -S 0ad
While for those who are Fedora users, Korora or any distribution derived from Fedora can install with this command:
su -c dnf install 0ad
For, the case of those who are users of any version of openSUSE they can find the game in the game repository that you can enable with the help of YaST.
In the same way, from the terminal you can add it with the following command:
sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/ games
sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Leap_15.0/ games
sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Leap_42.3/ games
And we install with:
sudo zypper in 0ad
Finally, for those who are Gentoo users install the game with:
With this you can start enjoying the game on your system and have a good time of fun, as far as the system requirements don't worry they are not too many, any computer from this decade can run the game.
You can also find on the net various tutorials, information, vineyards and communities with which you can find and share content about this great game.