i was not able to play any games after the last update ( http://zero-k.info/Forum/Thread/28292
when game was loaded, after commander placement phase, an error popup with something like "LUA: failed to allocate memory" was displayed and the game closes.
zero-k-protable installation from https://zerok.itch.io/zero-k
, started with zero-k64.sh
steam on linux for login
delete and reinstall. must have been some configuration issue which was no longer compatible. reproduced and fixed with the kind help of NorthChileanG