gemrb - Open-source engine to run Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and Planescape: Torment

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Contrib i386
Package filename gemrb_0.8.1-1_i386.deb
Package name gemrb
Package version 0.8.1
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category contrib/games
License -
Maintainer Beren Minor <>
Download size 28.19 KB
Installed size 118.00 KB
GemRB (Game Engine Made with preRendered Background) is a new implementation
of the original Infinity Engine (the one of Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale,
Planescape: Torment, ...) to Linux/Unix, MacOS X and Windows with some
It means that you either need some of the original game's data
somewhere on your harddisk, or you can try to use the data from the
Dragonlance Total Conversion project.
The original game data has to be installed on a windows
partition and mounted to your Linux/Unix filesystem, installed on
windows and then copied to your filesystem, installed with WINE or
extracted manually from the CDs using the tool `unshield'.
Supported games: Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale series, Planescape:Torment.


Package Version Architecture Repository
gemrb_0.8.1-1_amd64.deb 0.8.1 amd64 Debian Contrib
gemrb - - -


Name Value
gemrb-data = 0.8.1-1
libc6 >= 2.0
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libgemrb = 0.8.1-1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
python -


Type URL
Binary Package gemrb_0.8.1-1_i386.deb
Source Package gemrb

Install Howto

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




2014-08-14 - Beren Minor <>
gemrb (0.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 0.8.1
* Remove libvlccore-dev Build-Depends. (Closes: #759261)
* Fix GemRB default paths to match the Debian package split between plugins
in /usr/lib/gemrb and arch-independent files in /usr/share/gemrb.
* Add a README file with some hints regarding the configuration of GemRB and
installation of the game's data. (Closes: #755841)
* Remove deprecated python-support dependency.
* Replace libsdl1.2 dependency with libsdl2.
* Increase Standards-Version to 3.9.5.
2013-09-03 - Beren Minor <>
gemrb (0.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* First packaging for Debian (Closes: #658887)

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