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Build 5 of Widelands, a Free, cross-platform strategy game has been
released. The game is heavily inspired by Settlers II by BlueByte.
Widelands uses SDL as graphics and input library and is currently available
for Linux/x86 and Windows and in SourceCode.
The current release marks the beginning of a working economy system. While=
it is still not fully playable, you can already build new buildings.
=2D - major work on the editor
=2D - major work on the economy system
=2D - completely new artwork for many parts of the game
=2D - added support for more (and most importantly: compressed) graphics fo=
Both binary and source packages are available from
Simply download one of the binary packages in your favorite file format
and unpack it. Both packages include both Windows and Linux executables, so
either will work.
Linux users: you must have the following libraries installed. Please check
your distribution for precompiled packages or visit the given URLs:
=2D - SDL version 1.2.x (http://www.libsdl.org/)
=2D - SDL_image version 1.2.x (http://www.libsdl.org/projects/SDL_image/)
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.
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