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Description

Battle 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.

Screenshots

Battle for Wesnoth Linux Campaign intro, Delfador against Eldred
Battle for Wesnoth Linux An orc attacking one of your allies.
Battle for Wesnoth Linux Wesnoth map showing your way in mission 2.
Battle for Wesnoth Windows Preferences screen.

Promo Images

Battle for Wesnoth Screenshot
Battle for Wesnoth Screenshot
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Battle for Wesnoth Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "The Battle for Wesnoth" -- In-game title
  • "Battle for Wesnoth HD" -- iPad title

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User Reviews

Flipping a coin is not much of a tactic, is it? Windows Alex Z (1752)
A Tactical Wet Dream Windows Curlymcdom (47)
A desperate battle for the throne of Wesnoth, and an endless number of adventures! Windows Perfil Falso (3320)
Not that great compared to other games in the genre Windows SharkD (437)

Critic Reviews

neXGam Macintosh May, 2011 9 out of 10 90
neXGam Windows May, 2011 9 out of 10 90
GameHippo.com Windows Feb 15, 2007 9 out of 10 90
RPGFan Windows May 30, 2010 88 out of 100 88
Softonic Macintosh Sep 27, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Obligement Amiga Jan, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Softonic Macintosh Jun 08, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Cyber Stratege Macintosh Mar 11, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Clubic Windows Oct 14, 2010 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 2010 Unscored Unscored

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Trivia

Development

The game was originally designed by David White and a first version was released in July 2003.

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