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Flare RPG


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Developer: Flare Team
License: GNU GPL Version 3

Flare is an open source, 2D action RPG licensed under the GPL3 license. Its game play can be likened to the games in the Diablo series.


Flare is a single-player 2D action RPG with fast-paced action and a dark fantasy style. It is built on the FLARE engine (Free/Libre Action Roleplaying Engine); a simple engine, written in C++ and SDL 2, built to handle only single-player 2D action RPGs. The game is not a reimplementation of an existing game or engine. It is a tribute to and exploration of the action RPG genre.

The goal of the Flare project is to build several real games and harvest an engine from a common, resusuable code base.


  • Empyrean Campaign (official mod made by Flare Team)
  • Modding



  1. Open software store (GNOME Software, YaST, KDE Discover).
  2. Search for "Flare"
  3. Click the install button

Command Line

  1. Run the following command via a terminal emulator
 zypper install flare flare-game

Additional Mods

Mods for the FLARE engine can be found on Flare's website. Any additional mods for the FLARE engine should be placed within $HOME/.local/share/flare/mods directory.

In order to activate a mod, follow these steps:

  1. Start Flare
  2. Click the Configuration button
  3. Click the Mods tab
  4. Select a mod from the available mods list
  5. Click the Enable button

Help and assistance

Best places to go for support:

Best place to submit bugs: