Stars! is a turn-based strategy, science fiction 4X game. Stars! was developed
by Jeff Johnson and Jeff McBride ("the Jeffs") for their own use, and
initially released as shareware in 1995. A retail version was later produced
for, and published by Empire Interactive, although the shareware version
It is no longer possible to purchase new Stars! serials, so under the
principal of abandonware keys to unlock the game are included below.
Choose one key from this list. In multiplayer mode, each player must have a
unique serial number.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install stars, simply use the following command: