Zatikon is a free and open source chess like sword and sorcery strategy game for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is released under GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 and written in Java. It comes with online and local game play. To use the offline game play in the login window tick the “Standalone mode?” checkbox, and then click Login or create a account and play the game with your friends.
How to Install Zatikon game on Ubuntu
You can run Zatikon via flatpak and java. First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.
sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
After that open the terminal app and run below Zatikon flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub com.chroniclogic.Zatikon
It will install the latest version of Zatikon on your system. You can open it using Show apps menu from Ubuntu dock or via below command.
flatpak run com.chroniclogic.Zatikon
And also uninstall it using below commands.
flatpak uninstall com.chroniclogic.Zatikon
sudo flatpak uninstall com.chroniclogic.Zatikon
Install Zatikon via JAR:
For this you need latest JDK version (>17) . You can check the installed java version by running this command.
If you don’t have java then install it via below commands.
sudo apt install default-jdk
Now download the latest Zatikon in .jar file format from the above Zatikon download link and save it on your Downloads folder. In the terminal app, run below command.
Here “zatikon-1.1.2.jar” is downloaded file name.
java -jar ./Downloads/zatikon-1.1.2.jar