How to install Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead Survival Game on Ubuntu

Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead is a free and open source turn-based survival game for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is a post post-apocalyptic survival game. In this game you need to survive and fight to defeat or escape from monstrosities, zombies, giant insects, killer robots and stranger and deadlier unknown enemy and lot more. You also need to find food, water and safety. It is comes in two modes. Terminal based console Curses mode and sprite based graphics Tiles mode.

Install Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead Game on Ubuntu

Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead is available on the official Ubuntu repositories. So you just need the terminal software to install this game. Start your terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands to install the latest version of Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead on your system.

sudo apt update

Enter your Ubuntu user password.

sudo apt install cataclysm-dda-curses
sudo apt install cataclysm-dda-sdl

You can start the game from show applications menu. This will open the sprite based graphics Tiles mode of the game.

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If you run below command in terminal your will get the pure text based console based game.

cataclysm

Enjoy.

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