Thrive is a free and open source evolution of life simulation game for Linux, Windows and MacOS. In this game you need to control an organism on an alien planet and compete with other species. It comes with Microbe, Multicellular, Aware, Awakening, Society, Industrial and Space stages. The main goal is to guide your creature and survive.
How to Install Thrive Game on Ubuntu Linux
For easiest installation, download the latest version of the Thrive game launcher in .AppImage file format from the above launcher download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Here “Thrive-Launcher-1.3.2.AppImage” is the downloaded game launcher file name. You can change below command based on your downloaded launcher file name.
In the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands one by one.
sudo chmod +x ~ Thrive-Launcher-1.3.2.AppImage
Now in the launcher click the Play button. It will download and install the latest version of Thrive game and automatically start the game.
Install Thrive game via Flatpak:
First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation . Now in the terminal app run below command to install the latest version of Thrive flatpak game.
flatpak install flathub com.revolutionarygamesstudio.ThriveLauncher
After that you can run Thrive using this command.
flatpak run com.revolutionarygamesstudio.ThriveLauncher
And uninstall this game using
sudo flatpak uninstall com.revolutionarygamesstudio.ThriveLauncher