The Widelands Development Team is proud to announce the immediate availabil=
of the release candidate for build-11 of Widelands. Widelands is a Free,=20
cross-platform strategy game in which players control the fate of a small=20
tribe that can grow into a big empire, in a style of play that is unique in=
the open source world, and will remind players of Settlers II by BlueByte.=
More information is available on=20
This release candidate is a preview to the upcoming build-11, which is=20
scheduled for release on September 9th. We strongly encourage players to he=
test this release candidate and report any bugs you encounter.
Build-11 represents a huge leap forward for Widelands, with many new featur=
and a large number of improvements to gameplay. Among the new features are=
fog of war, autosaves, replays of entire games and a new campaign interface.
Widelands uses SDL as graphics and input library and is currently available=
for Linux/x86, Windows (32-bit) and in source code. Both binary and source=
packages are available from=20
Simply download the binary package for your operating system and run the=20
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 register on our homepage=20
(http://www.widelands.org/) and shout out somewhere in the forums. We=20
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 t=
further development of Widelands, you can subscribe to=20
http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/widelands-public to keep up=20
with development on a daily basis.
All releases are announced on the widelands-announce mailing list. Please=20
visit http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/widelands-announce if y=
want to receive email announcements of future releases.
Developer and release manager for build-11
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