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The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme.

Build up a great army, gradually turning raw recruits into hardened veterans. In later games, recall your toughest warriors and form a deadly host whom none can stand against! Choose units from a large pool of specialists, and hand-pick a force with the right strengths to fight well on different terrains against all manner of opposition.

Wesnoth has many different sagas waiting to be played. Fight to regain the throne of Wesnoth, of which you are the legitimate heir... step into the boots of a young officer sent to guard a not-so-sleepy frontier outpost... lead a brutal quest to unite the orcish tribes... vanquish a horde of undead warriors unleashed by a foul necromancer, who also happens to have taken your brother hostage... guide a band of elvish survivors in an epic quest to find a new home... get revenge on the orcs by using the foul art of necromancy...

There are at least two hundred unit types, sixteen races, six major factions, and hundreds of years of history. The world of Wesnoth is absolutely huge and only limited by your creativity — make your own custom units, create your own maps, and write your own scenarios or even full-blown campaigns. You can also challenge up to eight friends—or strangers—and fight in epic multiplayer fantasy battles.

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Battle for Wesnoth now on Desura

Battle for Wesnoth now on Desura

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Battle for Wesnoth is now on Desura! Windows only for now. Linux support coming soon.

Wesnoth 1.8.6 Maintenance Release

Wesnoth 1.8.6 Maintenance Release

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The latest stable version — Wesnoth 1.8.6 — has been released!

Release of 1.6

Release of 1.6

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The Battle for Wesnoth has recently released a new stable version, 1.6. The project is still under very active development, and this new stable branch...

The Battle for Wesnoth 1.6 Impressions

The Battle for Wesnoth 1.6 Impressions

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Impressions of the latest, stable version of the popular turn based strategy game.

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DoDoCat
DoDoCat

Good game, I am making a mod for Mount & Blade now

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StormerDoom
StormerDoom

This is a good game. I am going to make a mod for it.

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shroomman
shroomman

funny that no add on stuff is created (released) on ModDB
as this game is

1. open source
2. optimal add on updater
3. seems easy to edit
4. Oh and its a realy good game concept

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DerrickBird
DerrickBird

Fans of Fire Emblem will eat this right up. And with all the extra downloadable content ( mostly scenerios but a few others) makes for a truly great FREE game.

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Hamletchickencrisis
Hamletchickencrisis

Good game but one of the frustratingly rng games I've ever played.

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Bladeanddeath000
Bladeanddeath000

Gah, Glad I decide to play this! but I'm gonna get stressed with this! but don't worry I still like it!

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thorgrim103
thorgrim103

The guy who works on this game has updated it recently so I'm not for sure if this is the legitmate newest version.

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____FlashMan____
____FlashMan____

Downloading.. this game is good?

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wolkenwand
wolkenwand

yes, this game very good. quite surprising for an open source game.

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CursedSigma
CursedSigma

Man, if I knew I could get this game on Desura I would have been a member ages ago. Used to play this back in 2008, the good old days.

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