If you like platformer games with a sidescrolling camera perspective, SuperTux is one of those games that has plenty of puzzles, power-ups, and good-looking graphics to entertain you with countless hours of gameplay. If you loved playing Mario on your NES console and enjoyed the challenging levels that offered moderate difficulty, this game will certainly appeal to your taste. However, many players are interested to try this game out on their Chromebooks. It is a fact that gaming on Chromebook is very tedious and often requires users to input correct commands, and has limited functionality, but, it is possible to play games on it, including SuperTux. In this article, we’ll be talking about the game and how you can install it on Chromebook. Continue reading the article to know more.
Overview of SuperTux.
SuperTux is a sidescrolling platformer title partially similar to Samurai Gunn and shares many similarities to Mario that includes level design, gameplay and has a decent story. It is basically a Mario clone except for the unique abilities like dynamic swimming and backflipping. You can also create your own levels using Level Editor which increases the replayability value along with unique enemies that you might find hard to kill.
How to install SuperTux on a Chromebook.
If you’re looking forward to playing SuperTux on your Chromebook, but don’t know how, do not worry as our article will help you install the game on your system successfully. To install SuperTux on your Chromebook, you have to turn on Linux apps. To do so, go to System Settings and click on the Advanced section on the left panel. After this, click on the “Developers” option and turn on Linux apps by clicking on the “Turn on” button, and then clicking on Next and finishing the installation process. Now that you’ve enabled Linux apps on your Chromebook, you need to run several commands in the terminal to speed up the process. Here are the commands that you need to enter.
Open the terminal session from the app menu and copy-paste and execute the following command listed above, one by one. You can use the two-finger click on your terminal or click control+shift+v together to paste the commands. Entering these commands will update Linux app repositories.
Well, after entering the first command, wait for it to complete, and enter the second command to install flatpak. Enable the official flathub repository by entering the third command, and then install SuperTux by entering the fourth command. After this, press Enter to confirm installation, and press enter once again. Lastly set the permission for a utility that we need to open the game by using the fifth command.
Now that SuperTux is installed, launch it from the start menu and select “Linux Apps”. Wait for a minute or two to load the game and now you can enjoy SuperTux on your Chromebook.
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