Monday, April 20, 2009

Battle for Wesnoth (PC/Mac/Linux)

The Battle for Wesnoth is a free turn based strategy game based in a fantasy world. The style of play is similar to such games as Age of Wonders, Heroes of Might and Magic. It really a wargame because there's virtually no city management. It's all about recruiting units and using them effectively.

The download size about 220MB

Details taken from site:

* Build up a formidable fighting force, starting from a single leader and a small amount of gold.
* Over 200 unit types in six major factions, all with distinctive abilities, weapons and spells.
* Experienced units gain powerful new abilities as they advance.
* Several multi-player options available, including internet play.
* Scores of different custom-designed maps, and unlimited random maps.
* Hundreds of campaign scenarios available for download via a simple in-game procedure.
* 'Fog of war' feature available for a true test of generalship.
* Sophisticated mark-up language lets advanced users make their own maps, factions or campaigns.
* Excellent language support - 35 different languages currently available.
* GNU/Linux, Windows, MacOSX, RISC OS, BeOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly BSD, AmigaOS4, OS/2 & eComStation compatible.

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