An open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. (by wesnoth)

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  • Can i take someone else's game and make my own version?
    reddit.com/r/gamedev | 2021-10-15
    The Battle for Wesnoth is an open source strategy game so you could download the source of that and tinker with that too: https://www.wesnoth.org/
  • Games that can be played with only one hand?
    Also want to throw in The Battle for Wesnoth because it's great and free! https://www.wesnoth.org/
  • Open Source + Community developed games?
    reddit.com/r/Games | 2021-09-25
    Does anyone know any other community developed games like Battle for Wesnoth or Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead?
  • Open source dungeon builder KeeperRL adds a Dwarves faction in the latest big release
    And a friend of mine likes The Battle for Wesnoth: https://www.wesnoth.org/
  • What are the best homm3 clones out there?
    reddit.com/r/HoMM | 2021-09-18
  • The Battle for Wesnoth
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-09-14
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-16
  • link testing
    reddit.com/r/test | 2021-09-12
    Ancient Domains Of Mystery, Battle for Wesnoth, Beneath a Steel Sky, Braid, Baldur's Gate 1 & 2, Beyond Good & Evil, Call of Duty, Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now, Commandos 2+3, Counter-Strike: Source, Deus Ex, Diablo II, Elder Scrolls III : Morrowind, Empire Earth, Europa Universalis II, Fallout 1/2/Tactics, FlatOut 2, Gothic 2, GTA 3/VC/SA, Ground Control, Half-Life, Hearts of Iron, Hitman 3: Contracts, Homeworld (the classic version, comes with the remastered), IL-2 Sturmovik, Jagged Alliance 2, Machinarium, Mafia (check the PCGamingWiki for how to restore the original music), Majesty, Max Payne 1 & 2, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, Mount & Blade, Neverwinter Nights (if you have problems with the enhanced ed. the original comes with it and should work), Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus, Planescape: Torment, Praetorians, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Quake 1-3, Rayman 2, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Shadow Warrior Classic, Sid Meier’s Civilization III (or give Freeciv a go instead), Silent Storm, SimCity 4 Deluxe, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix, Starcraft (original, it's the free one), STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic, System Shock 2, The Curse of Monkey Island, The Settlers IV, Theme Hospital, Thief, Thief 2, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Tomb Raider II, Torchlight, Total Anihilation, TrackMania (Nations Forever is the free version, try that first), Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, World of Goo, Worms Armaggedon
  • Lesser known strategy games?
    reddit.com/r/iosgaming | 2021-09-05
    It's an open-source game, so it's free to download on their website if you have a computer http://www.wesnoth.org/
  • Strategy games for people who suck at strategy games
    A good free option is Battle for Wesnoth.
  • Widelands is a free, open-source real-time strategy game
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-16
    If you're a fan of the old school Heroes of Might and Magic:

    Battle for Wesnoth will be right up your alley


  • Supporting Libre Games
    Maybe we could start a list somewhere (reddit wiki?). Another one i know of that isn't mentioned here yet is Battle for Wesnoth, it's even on steam.
  • Are there any competitive turned based strategy games? (That aren't CCG's)
    Battle of Wesnoth.
  • Free games suggestions
    https://www.wesnoth.org/ is a fantasy strategy game.
  • What’s the gripe with modern total war games?
    reddit.com/r/Volound | 2021-07-14


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wesnoth/wesnoth is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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