Frequently Asked Question
How can I install PA outside of Steam with papatcher? eg macOS Catalina 10.15+
Last Updated 3 years ago
Install golang from https://golang.org/
or Linux repo.
Download papatcher.go from: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/planetary-annihilation/papatcher/master/papatcher.go
To install or update PA run the following in a terminal window or command prompt:
go run papatcher.go --stream=stable --update-only
Alternatively add that to a shell script or windows batch file.
For Windows you may need to install the latest Visual Studio 2019 64 bit runtime: https://support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/2977003/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads
On Fedora / NixOS the following environment variable may also be needed: