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Readme.md

NAEV README

Naev is a 2D space trading and combat game, taking inspiration from the Escape Velocity series, among others.

You pilot a space ship from a top-down perspective, and are more or less free to do what you want. As the genre name implies, you’re able to trade and engage in combat at will. Beyond that, there’s an ever-growing number of storyline missions, equipment, and ships; Even the galaxy itself grows larger with each release. For the literarily-inclined, there are large amounts of lore accompanying everything from planets to equipment.

DEPENDENCIES

Naev's dependencies are intended to be relatively common. In addition to an OpenGL-capable graphics card and driver, Naev requires the following:

  • SDL (version 2 is preferred)
  • libxml2
  • freetype2
  • fontconfig
  • libpng
  • OpenAL
  • libvorbis (>= 1.2.1 necessary for Replaygain)
  • binutils
  • intltool
  • libzip

Note that several distributions ship outdated versions of libvorbis, and thus libvorbisfile is statically linked into the release binary.

Compiling your own binary on many distributions will result in Replaygain being disabled.

Ubuntu

Install compile-time dependencies on Ubuntu 16.04 (and hopefully later) with:

apt-get install build-essential automake libsdl2-dev libsdl2-image-dev \
libgl1-mesa-dev libxml2-dev libfreetype6-dev libpng12-dev libopenal-dev \
libvorbis-dev binutils-dev libzip-dev libiberty-dev autopoint intltool

Other *nix

See http://wiki.naev.org/wiki/Compiling_Nix for package lists for several distributions.

COMPILING

Run:

./autogen.sh && ./configure
make

If you need special settings you should pass flags to configure, using -h will tell you what it supports.

INSTALLATION

Naev currently supports make install which will install everything that is needed.

If you wish to create a .desktop for your desktop environment, logos from 16x16 to 256x256 can be found in extras/logos

WINDOWS

See http://wiki.naev.org/wiki/Compiling_Win for how to compile on windows.

CRASHES & PROBLEMS

Please take a look at the FAQ (linked below) before submitting a new bug report, as it covers a number of common gameplay questions and common issues.

If Naev is crashing during gameplay, please file a bug report after reading http://wiki.naev.org/wiki/Bugs

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