DescriptionBattle for Wesnoth is a turn-based fantasy strategy game. Various races - humans, elves, dwarfs, drakes and undead - and various factions battle for the control of the land of Wesnoth in various eras.
The strategic gameplay is similar to games such as Master of Monsters and Warsong. The players, represented in game as high-level commander units, recruit new units, who then fight, advance in experience and eventually turn to another units.
There's both a multiplayer mode, which typically involves wiping out the enemy (or at least their commander). For single player games, there are several campaigns as well as ability to play multiplayer mode against the computer. Also included is a map editor and a scripting language to construct new campaigns.
- "The Battle for Wesnoth" -- In-game title
- "Battle for Wesnoth HD" -- iPad title
Part of the Following Groups
- Fantasy Creatures: Elves
- Fantasy Creatures: Orcs
- Game feature: Hexagonal map
- Gameplay feature: Day / Night cycle
- Middleware: SDL
|neXGam||May, 2011||9 out of 10||90|
|GameHippo.com||Feb 15, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Abandonia Reloaded||Aug 04, 2005||4.5 out of 5||90|
|RPGFan||May 30, 2010||88 out of 100||88|
|Softonic||Oct 07, 2011||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 18, 2009||16 out of 20||80|
|Softonic||Dec 21, 2010||80|
|Clubic||Oct 14, 2010||70|
|Krawall Gaming Network||Apr 22, 2008||68 out of 100||68|
|GameStar (Germany)||Dec, 2010||Unscored||Unscored|
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DevelopmentThe game was originally designed by David White and a first version was released in July 2003.
Related Web Sites
- Battle for Wesnoth (Official website)