Recently, I was reminded of the game and decided to relive a part of my childhood all over again. OpenTyrian is the C and SDL version of the Tyrian game. It was originally written in Pascal with DOS.
Download the ToolsYou will need to get some existing libraries before you can compile the game:
sudo apt-get install build-essential libsdl1.2debian libsdl-net1.2 mercurial
sudo apt-get install build-essential libsdl1.2debian libsdl-net1.2 mercurial libsdl1.2-dev libsdl-net1.2-dev
Download the Source and Game DataCheck out a copy of the source code from the Google Code repo:
hg clone https://code.google.com/p/opentyrian/
You will also need a copy of the game data. It is available here: http://sites.google.com/a/camanis.net/opentyrian/tyrian/tyrian21.zip.
Build and Run OpenTyrianYou're almost there! All you need to do now is unzip the tyrian21.zip folder into the opentyrian source code folder.
unzip tyrian21.zip mv tyrian21 opentyrian/data
Now you can go into the opentyrian folder and compile the code:
make clean release
To run the game: