To play the game, download the executable jar from the project Website. As long as you have Java installed, you should be able to run it by double-clicking on it (or, from the command line, "java -jar fermata.jar"). Note that the ZIP file provided here is just a wrapper around the executable jar since the system here didn't recognize .jar as an uploadable extension.
To work with the souce code, we recommend cloning the repository directly into IntelliJ IDEA.
Paul Gestwicki, Alex Hoffman, and Darby Siscoe