Cube 2 Sauerbraten: Another fun and modern FPS game for GNU / Linux

Cube 2 Sauerbraten: Another fun and modern FPS game for GNU / Linux

Cube 2 Sauerbraten: Another fun and modern FPS game for GNU / Linux

Today, we return to the field Gamer on Linux from the hand of FPS game called "Cube 2 Sauerbraten". Which as many of you already know, is the original successor of the FPS game initially called Cube.

"Cube 2 Sauerbraten" is still open and free to download, play, share and use, so the Community continues to expand and improve our excellent and growing catalog of games, especially the type FPS, that we can play on our Free and open operating systems, or others.

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Cube 2 Sauerbraten: The original successor to the FPS Cube Game

Cube 2 Sauerbraten: The original successor to the FPS Cube Game

What is Cube 2 Sauerbraten?

According to his Official website, "Cube 2 Sauerbraten" It is described as follows:

"Cube 2 Sauerbraten is a first-person shooter game in multiplayer mode and for a single player, it is also the original successor to the FPS game called Cube. Like the original Cube, the point of this game is old school deathmatch fun. It also allows for map / geometry editing for cooperative use in the game. The engine that supports the game is completely original in code and design, and its code is open source (under ZLIB license)."

In addition, its developers add the following about the game:

"The game is freeware, therefore, the file and / or the installer can be freely distributed without modifications in any medium. It can be re-compressed using different file formats suitable for each OS (i.e. zip / tgz / rpm / deb / dmg), any changes beyond that require explicit permission from the developers. New content can be produced with the Cube 2 engine, but be aware that the source code can be Open Source, but the game and the media that compose it have their individual licenses and copyrights." About your license


Among its most outstanding characteristics are:

  • It can be played in first person, with satisfying and fast old school gameplay.
  • It has a great variety of game modes, from the classic Single Player (SP) to the fast 1 against 1 (Multiplayer - MP), and the objective-based team game, with a great variety of original maps to play.
  • Allows easy editing of levels and their elements. With the press of a key you can modify the geometry, textures and any other element (entity) of the game, on the fly. In addition, it allows you to make maps with others online, in the exclusive mode called "coop edit".
  • Its engine is designed for simplicity and elegance, thanks to its novel world structure called "6-way deformable octree cubes" which is the basis of its in-game editing; among many other advantages and novelties that it includes.
  • It is currently in its stable version called "Edition 2020" dated 27/12/2020.
  • It only has support for the English language, however, its settings and options menu is very straightforward and easy to configure.

Download, installation, use and screenshot


For download and use in GNU / Linux or other Operating Systems (Windows and MacOS), you can download the installer available directly from the root of your website or from your download section called "Files".

Installation and use

Once the current package (sauerbraten_2020_12_27_linux.tar.bz2) has been downloaded and decompressed, we only have to via the terminal as a normal user of the system, position ourselves inside the folder of the same and execute its installer. Everything as shown below:

cd Descargas/sauerbraten/

sudo ./sauerbraten_unix

In my particular case, about me Respin Linux called Miracles GNU / Linux which is based on MX Linux 19 (Debian 10), and is built following our «Guide to Snapshot MX Linux», I had to install some necessary packages via command prompt to be able to play it:

«sudo apt install libsdl2-mixer-2.0-0 libsdl2-image-2.0-0 libsdl2-2.0-0»

Screen shots

Sauerbrauten: Screenshot 1

Sauerbrauten: Screenshot 2

Sauerbrauten: Screenshot 3

Sauerbrauten: Screenshot 4

From here on, there is only search for an available server to play and companions with whom to launch some fun and exciting games. For example, in my personal case, I usually play with teammates Telegram Group called Playing on GNU / Linux, which have a server of "Cube 2 Sauerbraten" called Legion Linux Gamer.

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  1.   Crazy About Linux said

    Tremendous game !!! Hold on to free software and LEGION LINUX GAMERS !!!
    This game works even on a Pentium 4 and a dedicated graphics is not required.

    1.    Linux Post Install said

      Greetings, Nico. Thank you for your comment and contribution to Free Software, Open Source and GNU / Linux.

  2.   I'm spanish said

    always with the same story, is it in Spanish?

    what a fabric….

    1.    Linux Post Install said

      Greetings, YosoyEspañol. Thank you for your comment and pertinent observation. I have already added the language in the features part:

      "It only supports the English language, however, its configuration and options menu is very simple and easy to configure."

    2.    Toty said

      And what does the language of the game matter if it's just to blow your mind?
      I am outraged by opinions like yours.