The Battle for Wesnoth is an open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. Explore the four corners of Irdya in seventeen solo campaigns and dozens of multiplayer maps, taking part in countless adventures as you go.
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Very Positive (1,415) - 93% of the 1,415 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jun 18, 2003
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April 14

Version 1.14.7 is out

Campaigns
  • A Tale of Two Brothers:
    • S3: Changed castle to permanent chaotic ToD and rebalanced scenario accordingly
    • S4: Added dialogue between Baran and Tairach when they engage in combat
  • Dead Water:
    • S3: Added event to make Storm Trident more obvious
  • Descent into Darkness:
    • Complete revision of all dialogue and story text
    • Revised and rebalanced gameplay in all scenarios
    • S3 and S11: New scenarios completely rewritten from scratch
  • Eastern Invasion:
    • S1: Removed early finish bonus for fleeing
    • S2: Modified Dacyn's dialogue upon undead arrival
    • S7a: Require Dacyn to cross the river
    • S9: add snow to map
    • S10: show objectives after defeating enemy leaders
    • S11: show objectives after finding gold and releasing prisoners
  • Legend of Wesmere:
    • Disabled side shuffling in MP (checking the box does nothing)
    • Fixed missing persistent data at the end of chapter 3
    • Rebalanced gold values in all scenarios
    • S3: remove shroud from enemy sides upon Kalenz's arrival
    • S4: (MP only) free Cleodil at scenario start
  • Northern Rebirth:
    • Eryssa now must survive if she joins the player
    • Father Morvin and Sister Thera will now respawn at Tallin's location if they die to prevent illogical gameplay
    • Gold in S10-13 is adjusted if Krash is dead
    • S1: Spawn 2 Troll Whelps instead of 4 and a normal Troll
    • S4: Have Hamel describe Ghouls if Camerin is dead
    • S5: Add gates to map instead of images and overlays
    • S8: add text and updated objectives when rescuing Eryssa
    • S12a: Update objectives to make it clear that gold is not received if Sisal dies
  • The Rise of Wesnoth:
    • Fixed various typos
    • S17c: Modified Burin's description of trolls
  • The South Guard:
    • Fixed various typos
  • Tutorial:
    • Remove swamp from map for part 2
    • Warn player about water when stepping on any shallow water hex
    • Change quintain to level 0
    • Allow Konrad and Li'sar to level up and add corresponding dialogue for part 2
  • Under the Burning Suns:
    • Added embellishments to various maps
Language and i18n
  • Updated translations: British English, Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, French, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Spanish.
Multiplayer
  • Dark Forecast: AI units are "discovered" (added to the help if not already known)
  • Dark Forecast: fixed bug where additional boss spawns would not occur after the initial wave
Multiplayer server
  • Forum user handler ban durations are now reported back to banned players.
Units
  • Updated descriptions for Goblin Knight and Wolf Rider
  • Add new descriptions for Quenoth faction
User interface
  • Add jamming to the vision tooltip in the sidebar. (PR #3327)
  • Fix undoing a recall not un-drawing parts of the sprite that go beyond the unit's hex (issue #3325)
  • Fix crash when the recruit filter matched nothing. (PR #3969)
  • "Show Enemy Moves" now highlights enemy units that can reach the highlighted hex. (PR #3961)
  • The time of day graphics for midday and midnight have been updated to match the rest of the summer/winter time of day schedules. (issue #2677)
Miscellaneous and bug fixes
  • Fix auxiliary attack end event handlers defined by FORCE_CHANCE_TO_HIT breaking if one or more of the affected units are removed by another attack end event handler (issue #3982).
  • The statistics dialog no longer forgets to reset stats when using "Reset Replay" ("Stop") in replay mode or "Back to turn" in networked MP games (issue #2852).
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About This Game

The Battle for Wesnoth is an open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. From the plains of Weldyn to the forests of Wesmere, from the mines of Knalga to the soaring peaks of the Heart Mountains, take part in over a dozen adventures spanning centuries! Play as a young prince as he flees the encroaching forces of the Lich Lords to a new home across the sea... Delve into the blackest depths of the earth to craft a jewel of fire itself... Travel the continent in a daring quest to reclaim your rightful throne from a usurping queen... Step into the shoes of a young mage, his village beset by orcish invasion, as he seeks vengeance and immortality... Battle the undead hordes of a foul necromancer as he marches upon your capital... Lead a daring group of survivors across the blazing sands to a final confrontation with an unseen evil... The choice is up to you.

Then take the battle online! Choose from seven fully-balanced factions and duke it out with your friends in over 50 multiplayer maps for parties of all sizes!

Explore hundreds of creative community-made campaigns, maps, and factions for both single and multiplayer, and try your hand at crafting your own! Wesnoth features a built-in map editor, a highly moddable engine, a simple and intuitive scripting language, and a friendly and dedicated modding community. There's no telling what adventures you'll bring to life!

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or later
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Dual-core 3.2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.8 or later
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: macOS 10.10 or later
    • Processor: Dual-core 3.2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 or compatible
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04 or compatible
    • Processor: Dual-core 3.2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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