Exile III: Ruined
World for Linux
Exile III: Ruined World is a classic shareware fantasy role-playing
game, now available in the world of Linux. Winner of the Computer
Gaming World award for Shareware Game of the Year, Exile III is
a fascinating epic in the tradition of Ultima and Wizardry, and
has brought joy to many thousands of adventurers.
The surface world is ruled by the Empire, and has been as long
as anyone can remember. As long as you followed the rules and kept
quiet, it was a good life. But stand out, not fit in, say the wrong
thing, and the punishment was swift, sure, and horrible. You were
cast into Exile, a huge series of caverns far below the surface
of the earth, there to live out the rest of your days in misery.
Now, at last, an escape route from your underground prison has
been found. You are the brave soul chosen to lead the first expedition
to the surface. You hope to find a way for your people to return
to the light of the sun. Instead, you find a ravaged world, rapidly
being devoured by mysterious plagues of monsters. You will have
to act quickly. If not, the underworld will be the only place left
where humans can live.
Exile III: Ruined World is $25 Shareware. Exile 3 for Linux requires
glibc 2.1 or later to run. This translates to having Redhat Linux
6.0 or later, or a similiar version of Linux. The port of Exile
3 was done by Boutell.com.
Should you have any questions about the game, first consult the
Exile III FAQ and if
you can't find the answer then you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have registered Exile 3 for Macintosh or Windows, you can
get the Linux version for $12.
SETUP INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXILE III FOR LINUX
1. Download Exile III for Linux by clicking on the download link
above. When your browser asks what you wish to do with the file,
choose "Save to Disk." Save the file under the following
2. At the Linux shell prompt, type the following command: gunzip
3. Next, type the following command: tar -xf exile3-linux-1.tar
4. Change to the newly created subdirectory: cd exile3-linux-1
5. Run the Exile III for Linux setup program by entering this command:
PLEASE NOTE: if you wish to have the full screen play option, be
sure to enter these commands while logged in as root. You do NOT
have to be logged in as root every time you play full screen; just
once at install time.