Archive for March 18th, 2008

Crimson Fields is a free simulation war game. You have to plan a strategy to attack your enemies and win the war. You have infantry, troops, tanks, helicopters etc. If you like a strategic game and free, I think it’s a good game for you.


From Ubuntu Terminal screen (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), type:

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install crimson

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following NEW packages will be installed:


0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.

Need to get 891kB of archives.

After unpacking 2331kB of additional disk space will be used.

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe crimson 0.5.1-1 [891kB]

Fetched 891kB in 1m15s (11.9kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package crimson.

(Reading database … 129197 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking crimson (from …/crimson_0.5.1-1_i386.deb) …

Setting up crimson (0.5.1-1) …


How to play?

  • From Ubuntu Terminal screen (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), type: crimson


  • Moving your army: Use arrow to move pointer, select your army with space bar, go to new area and press Space bar again to move the army.


  • After you choose your army and press Space bar, the whole field will be darker and your possible movement will stay bright.


  • Just move your army to the possible area.

  • After you moved all your army and press ESC button and choose End Turn then your enemy will have their turn to move.


  • To quit, press ESC and choose Quit.


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