Kexx2 is an open source (GPLv3) top down scrolling shoot 'em up game,
similar to Raptor and Tyrian.
Kexx2 is a game originally written around 2000-2002, primarily for
Linux (but also Windows). After being inactive for over a decade, I've
started modernizing the code base slightly by replacing some of the old
crusty code with shiny new Boost and C++11/14 code. The classes
wrapping SDL has been extracted out to a separate library, SDLc ("SDL Classes"),
also available on Github.
Download either the latest source code release above, or from GitHub. Note that building
the source from GitHub involves slightly more work as the build scripts
needs to be generated by running autoreconf -if.
To build one of the source code releases of Kexx2, you need to:
Install SDL, SDL_mixer, SDL_image. For Debian GNU/Linux based
systems (e.g Ubuntu) this is most easily done by running