W.Essense is fast, free, colorful turn-based top-down rogue-like, based on Battle for Wesnoth and Wayward motives. It is fully playable as is, but officially is still at the alpha stage of development - game features are being implemented and added ~weekly.

W.Essense started as a DYI Wesnoth-inspired rogue-like project, and now it is actively developed and discussed at its original birth place - Wesnoth gamedev forum.

In addition to the online html5 version, W.Essense is available as standalone app packaged for Linux, Mac and Windows platforms.

W.Essense Features:
- colorful pixel-art graphics, borrowed and adapted on GPL terms from Battle for Wesnoth project
- convenient turn-based action
- procedurally generated island, tuneable in size, resource availability and monster density
- 8 distinct player characters with unique features and gameplay style
- 90 monster types, +bosses, +quest characters
- 12 magical spells, affecting player, monsters or even terrain
- 8 animated magical auras, providing long-term beneficial effects to the wearer
- ability to hire support troops in taverns
- ability to buy attack and defense upgrades in weapon shops
- day / night cycle

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W.Essense v0.95a released

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Wessense 0.95a is released.
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W.Essense v0.93a - Linux 32bit version

W.Essense v0.95a - Linux 32bit
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BugFix release online - W.Essense v0.90a-bf

BugFix release online - W.Essense v0.90a-bf

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BugFix release, just for online version. Binary packages will be updated with the next major release.

W.Essense v0.90a released!

W.Essense v0.90a released!

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W.Essense v0.90a released! Play it online or see downloads section for Win/Mac/Linux versions

W.Essense v0.89a

W.Essense v0.89a

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W.Essense v0.89a released Play it online or see downloads section for Win/Mac/Linux versions

W.Essense, release v0.88a

W.Essense, release v0.88a

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W.Essense v0.88a just released. Features Magical Auras, Taverns and bugfixes

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W.Essense 0.95a - Windows 64bit

W.Essense 0.95a - Windows 64bit

Full Version

New game mechanics, tons of bugfixes, new content etc..

W.Essense 0.95a - Windows 32bit

W.Essense 0.95a - Windows 32bit

Full Version

New game mechanics, tons of bugfixes, new content etc..

W.Essense 0.95a - Linux 64bit

W.Essense 0.95a - Linux 64bit

Full Version

New game mechanics, tons of bugfixes, new content etc..

W.Essense 0.95a - Linux 32bit

W.Essense 0.95a - Linux 32bit

Full Version

Updated game mechanics, tons of bugfixes, new content etc..

W.Essense v0.93a - Windows version

W.Essense v0.93a - Windows version

Full Version

Wessense 0.93a features possibility to save/load your game, and Italian translation in addition to English and Russian. SAVE/LOAD - check [OPTIONS] or...

W.Essense v0.93a - Mac version

W.Essense v0.93a - Mac version

Full Version

Wessense 0.93a features possibility to save/load your game, and Italian translation in addition to English and Russian. SAVE/LOAD - check [OPTIONS] or...

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