Install Heroes 2 on Linux ARM Device
Free implementation of Heroes of Might and Magic II game engine.
This package installs the shareware version, if you own the full game you can copy the game data to ~/.fheroes2 directory (replacing existing files).
To run: Menu -> Games -> Free Heroes 2
To run in a terminal: ~/.fheroes2/fheroes2-rpi
Fortunately, Heroes 2 is very easy to install on your Linux ARM Device in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Linux ARM Device.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Heroes 2.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest LTS of Ubuntu or Debian from your hardware manufacturer.
Heroes 2 will only run on an Ubuntu/Debian ARM32 OS. Pi-Apps will not let you install Heroes 2 on an Ubuntu/Debian ARM64 OS.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Linux ARM Device with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Heroes 2
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Heroes 2.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Games category.
Now scroll down to find Heroes 2 in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Heroes 2 for you!