Release date: 
Sunday, 27 July, 2014



Authors/Port authors:

OpenTyrian is an open-source port of the DOS game Tyrian. Tyrian is an arcade-style vertical scrolling shooter. Port by different authors.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. MMOS/2 (DIVE, DART) is needed. The version ported by Andrey Vasilkin requires Simple DirectMedia.

See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

OpenTyrian v. 20140725 (25/7/2014, Andrey Vasilkin)
Icon file for OpenTyrian-SDL-20140725 (25/7/2014, A. Doff)
OpenTyrian v. 2.1 (22/12/2010, Andreas Peters) Readme/What's new
OpenTyrian Classic ---------------- SDL Application, compiled to OS/2. Tyrian is an arcade-style vertical scrolling shooter. The story is set in 20,031 where you play as Trent Hawkins, a skilled fighter-pilot employed to fight MicroSol and save the galaxy. == Keyboard Controls =========================================================== ctrl-backspace -- kill OpenTyrian alt-enter -- fullscreen ctrl-f10 -- ungrab mouse arrow keys -- ship movement space -- fire weapons enter -- toggle rear weapon mode ctrl/alt -- fire left/right sidekick == Network Multiplayer ========================================================= Currently OpenTyrian does not have an arena; as such, networked games must be initiated manually via the command line simultaniously by both players. syntax: opentyrian --net HOSTNAME --net-player-name NAME --net-player-number NUMBER where HOSTNAME is the IP address of your opponent, NUMBER is either 1 or 2 depending on which ship you intend to pilot, and NAME is your alias OpenTyrian uses UDP port 1333 for multiplayer, but in most cases players will not need to open any ports because OpenTyrian makes use of UDP hole punching. == Requirements ================================================================ - SDL12 - Tyrian Data Files ) If something goes wrong (crash, freeze, etc...), do the following: - Delete the c:\popuplog.os2 file - Start opentyrian.exe this way: opentyrian >stdout.txt 2>stderr.txt - After the crash/freeze, pack the stdout.txt stderr.txt and c:\popuplog.os2 files into one zip. - Create a bug report on and attach the zip file. Have a nice time playing! Andreas  local copy
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