The Widelands Development Team is proud to announce the immediate
availability of build-12 of Widelands. Widelands is a Free, cross-platform
strategy game in which players control the fate of a small tribe that can
grow into a big empire, in a style of play that is unique in the open source
Please visit our homepage, http://www.widelands.org/ , to learn more.
Some of the highlights of build-12 are:
- fully working multiplayer games
- improved animations and graphics
- a first glimpse of the third tribe, the Atlantids
As usual, there have been many more improvements to the usability and
performance, as well as numerous gameplay improvements and bugfixes.
Widelands uses SDL as graphics and input library and is currently available
for Linux/x86, Windows (32-bit), Mac OS X, and in source code. Both binary
and source packages are available from
Simply download the binary package for your operating system and run the
widelands executable! If your operating system is not supported, download a
source package and try to compile it for yourself. See the homepage for the
libraries you need to have installed.
If you like what you see, please visit our homepage,
http://www.widelands.org/ , and shout out somewhere in the forums.
You may also want to check the forums and our IRC channel, #widelands on
Freenode, to arrange multiplayer games with other players.
We especially welcome every helping hand, even if you just want to
contribute by helping us find bugs. If you want to take part even more in the
further development of Widelands, you can subscribe to
http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/widelands-public to keep up
with development on a daily basis.
All releases are announced on the widelands-announce mailing list. Please
visit http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/widelands-announce if you
want to receive email announcements of future releases.
Developer and release manager for build-12