alien-arena - Standalone 3D first person online deathmatch shooter

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Contrib i386
Package filename alien-arena_7.66+dfsg-2+b2_i386.deb
Package name alien-arena
Package version 7.66+dfsg
Package release 2+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category contrib/games game::fps hardware::input:keyboard hardware::input:mouse hardware::opengl implemented-in::c interface::3d interface::x11 network::client role::program uitoolkit::sdl use::gameplaying x11::application
License -
Maintainer Debian Games Team <>
Download size 745.88 KB
Installed size 2.13 MB
ALIEN ARENA is a standalone 3D first person online death-match shooter crafted
from the original source code of Quake II and Quake III, released by id
Software under the GPL license. With features including 32-bit graphics, a new
particle engine and effects, light blooms, reflective water, hi-resolution
textures and skins, and hi-poly models and stain maps, ALIEN ARENA pushes the
envelope of graphical beauty rivaling today's top games.
This package installs the SDL client for Alien Arena.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alien-arena_7.66+dfsg-2+b2_amd64.deb 7.66+dfsg amd64 Debian Contrib
alien-arena - - -


Name Value
alien-arena-data -
libc6 >= 2.17
libcurl3-gnutls >= 7.16.2
libfreetype6 >= 2.3.5
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libjpeg62-turbo >= 1:1.3.1
libogg0 >= 1.0rc3
libopenal1 -
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
libvorbis0a >= 1.1.2
libvorbisfile3 >= 1.1.2
libx11-6 -
libxxf86vm1 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package alien-arena_7.66+dfsg-2+b2_i386.deb
Source Package alien-arena

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install alien-arena deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install alien-arena




2014-06-29 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.66+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Enable all build hardening flags.
* Add pkg-config build-dependency (closes: #749665).
2014-03-29 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.66+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Adds support for powerpc (closes: #446515).
* Game launching should be more reliable now (closes: #700705).
* Include alien-arena icon in menus (closes: #727024).
* Use dh-autoreconf (closes: #727843).
2012-05-07 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.53+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* update my email address.
* fix watch file mangling (closes: #671685).
2012-04-05 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.53+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* fix data path link creation (closes: #655031).
* build-depend only on libpng-dev (closes: #662265).
* bump standards version to 3.9.3.
2011-12-29 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.53+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Bump standards version to 3.9.2.
* Update tarball cleaning scripts.
2011-11-21 - Didier Raboud <>
alien-arena (7.51-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build-Depend on libjpeg-dev instead of libjpeg62-dev (Closes: #648303).
2011-06-06 - Bruno "Fuddl" Kleinert <>
alien-arena (7.51-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Make alien-arena and alien-arena-server binary packages depend on
alien-arena-data. This allows users' to have working installation of the
game after they apt-get install alien-arena or alien-arena-server.
2011-03-28 - Bruno "Fuddl" Kleinert <>
alien-arena (7.51-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Fix typo in /usr/share/applications/alien-arena.desktop. Thanks to Andrea
Carpineti for the patch! (Closes: #619887)
* Add an Italian translation to /usr/share/applications/alien-arena.desktop.
Thanks again to Andrea Carpineti!
* Add a German translation to /usr/share/applications/alien-arena.desktop.
2011-03-13 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.51-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Refresh debianization patches.
- Use new "COR_GAME" environment variable to set config location.
- Drop a lot of patches due to new upstream features and new build system.
- Remove alien-arena-common package as its no longer needed.
* Update watch file to support new upstream naming scheme.
* Update upstream tarball script to support upstream changes.
* Delete png icon (using xpm file instead).
* Delete security patches, which were already unapplied in 7.40, but were
still present in the source.
* Use new simplifed debian/rules format.
* Set dm-upload-allowed.
* Build-depend on libfreetype6-dev.
2010-07-25 - Michael Gilbert <>
alien-arena (7.40-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix bashism in launch-server script (closes: #581481).
* Add dependency on libopenal1 (closes: #588088).
* Bump standards version to 3.9.1 (no changes required).

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