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Battle for Wesnoth
Battle for Wesnoth
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Battle for Wesnoth

Fantasy-themed strategy game.

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Battle for Wesnoth overview

Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based strategy game with a fantasy theme.

Build up a great army, gradually turning raw recruits into hardened veterans. In later games, recall your toughest warriors and form a deadly host against whom none can stand! Choose units from a large pool of specialists, and hand-pick a force with the right strengths to fight well on different terrains against all manner of opposition.

Wesnoth has many different sagas waiting to be played out. Fight to regain the throne of Wesnoth, of which you are the legitimate heir... step into the boots of a young officer sent to guard a not-so-sleepy frontier outpost... vanquish a horde of undead warriors unleashed by a foul necromancer, who also happens to have taken your brother hostage... guide a band of elvish survivors in an epic quest to find a new home.

200+ unit types. 16 races. 6 major factions. Hundreds of years of history. The world of Wesnoth is absolutely huge and limited only by your creativity - make your own custom units, compose your own maps, and write your own scenarios or even full-blown campaigns. You can also challenge up to 8 friends - or strangers - and fight in epic multi-player fantasy battles.

What’s new in version 1.16.6

Updated on Sep 09 2022

  • This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.16.x series and, as such, it delivers an assortment of bug fixes and other improvements over previous releases in this series.
View older Battle for Wesnoth updates

Information

License

Free

Size

488.5 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.wesnoth.org

Downloads

85673

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later
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daveu
daveu
Mar 25 2020
1.15.3
0.0
Mar 25 2020
0.0
Version: 1.15.3
This says it's 64-bit. macOS disagrees.
Weasel
Weasel
Mar 25 2017
1.13.7
0.0
Mar 25 2017
0.0
Version: 1.13.7
The download link for 1.13.7 is not for Mac, use the "Developer website" link. Mac OSX's current version to this date 1.12.5.
PeterG2862
PeterG2862
Feb 10 2014
1.11.9
5.0
Feb 10 2014
5.0
Version: 1.11.9
This right here is the shit! Man, what a game. I'm still in awe. Addictive as hell and fun all the while, Battle for Wesnoth is a classic in my books. It was kinda tricky to learn at the start but I love it, nevertheless. Its free and has a good storyline. Mr.Developer take a bow!
Penguirl
Penguirl
Aug 14 2012
1.10.3
4.5
Aug 14 2012
4.5
Version: 1.10.3
Despite the listed system requirements of 10.5 Leopard, v1.10.3 works fine on my USB 2 iMac running 10.4 Tiger. Though it might not be a bad idea to hang onto the previous version just in case.
Archmission
Archmission
Aug 27 2011
1.8.6
0.0
Aug 27 2011
0.0
Version: 1.8.6
I have had nothing but crashes since switching to Lion. It always crashes when I switch to full screen mode. Does anyone else have this problem.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Feb 16 2011
1.9.3
4.5
Feb 16 2011
4.5
Version: 1.9.3
Dungeons & Dragons meets LOTR. Wesnoth is fun, addictive, and challenging, it will keep you engrossed for a long time.
Archmission
Archmission
Nov 7 2010
1.9.2
0.0
Nov 7 2010
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
The developer has created an addicting game for strategy player. I have found myself quite enamored with the level of complexity and fun this turn based "war" game. There is another game that was quite addicting for me and that was the game Close Combat that was bought and destroyed by MS. The game play was fun and exciting. I wish the author of this program could make one similar to that game but more updated than the original. I know that they still have some of these available, but it is seen only in the Windose world.
Jawamac
Jawamac
Jul 6 2010
1.8.3
5.0
Jul 6 2010
5.0
Version: 1.8.3
Back in the late 80's early 90's, there were a series of games for the PC called Warlords. This game is a close cousin, updated quite a bit. If you remember and like Warlords, you'll love this game. As everyone says, it's addictive. It combines the concept of "leveling up" and traditional fantasy themes usually seen in RPGs with turn-based strategy. If you play games like CIV for the battles, you'll really like this game a lot. It's all battle strategy. You use units (varied, all from traditional fantasy) and move them around in a similar fashion to board games like Risk or Axis and Allies. Of course, these are much more sophisticated, akin to CIV, where each unit has different strengths and weaknesses, impact on other units, skills, movement points, etc. Best of all, you can "level up" characters to a certain degree, and keep them from one board to the next within a campaign. It's rich and robust. I can't believe gameplay this good is available free.
Themtb
Themtb
Jan 25 2010
1.7.12
5.0
Jan 25 2010
5.0
Version: 1.7.12
I love this game. Its the only good turn based strategy game for the Mac I know of. If anyone knows of any other turn based strategy games (not real time) let me know.
Eric-Brunstad
Eric-Brunstad
Dec 30 2009
1.7.11
5.0
Dec 30 2009
5.0
Version: 1.7.11
Try it. You'll love it.
Peter-Balcon
Peter-Balcon
Apr 22 2008
1.4.1
5.0
Apr 22 2008
5.0
Version: 1.4.1
This is an outstanding example of a free, open-source game. In every aspect that really counts, it excels. The AI is extremely good, head and shoulders above many expensive strategy and fantasy RPGs. The 2D graphics have matured markedly since its earlier versions, and a lot of effort has gone into balancing the various creatures you can play and fight. Be warned, this game is not easy, and is extremely addictive! Regular saves will save a lot of grief! A very big well-done to the development team for this one.
Philsh
Philsh
Mar 8 2008
1.4
5.0
Mar 8 2008
5.0
Version: 1.4
Most fun I've had in a RPG!!!
Ozean
Ozean
Mar 7 2008
1.4
5.0
Mar 7 2008
5.0
Version: 1.4
I have to chime in with others here and tell you that this game has always been great fun. Playability is excellent and you can use different styles of play to accomplish your goals. In the recent versions, however, this game has also become very refined in terms of its user interface, the sounds and the music and practically all other aspects of the game. If you have at least a little fun with strategy games, you must try this one!
DocEatMac
DocEatMac
Dec 6 2007
1.3.12a
5.0
Dec 6 2007
5.0
Version: 1.3.12a
The very best open source game available. The only game I have ever played where you can create your own characters and storys in that easy way. Fun fun fun I LOVE IT.
john-7
john-7
May 19 2007
1.3.2
4.0
May 19 2007
4.0
Version: 1.3.2
One of the best open source games available. Very solid gameplay, although I think it could be just the slightest bit deeper. Nice, reserved graphics and sound as well.
Gaoshan
Gaoshan
Nov 14 2006
1.1.12
4.8
Nov 14 2006
4.8
Version: 1.1.12
Oh, a quick tip/hint. If you are totally stuck on a certain level and cannot defeat the enemy, using a hex editor like HexEdit (available here on MacUpdate) pop open the saved game file (it will be in ~/Library/Preferences/Wesnoth/saves), do a search for the amount of gold you currently have and change the number to something greater. This will give you the boost you may need to get past a particularly sticky spot. I personally only do this when my adventure will be over because I cannot advance due to being overwhelmed by the enemy.
Gaoshan
Gaoshan
Nov 14 2006
1.1.12
4.8
Nov 14 2006
4.8
Version: 1.1.12
What a fun game! This is my current game addiction and I highly recommend it to anyone who likes the fantasy genre.
Nu3l
Nu3l
Sep 21 2006
1.1.9
4.0
Sep 21 2006
4.0
Version: 1.1.9
A greatgame, a must for any wargamer lovers. Excellent playability, nice music, overall a must have freeware.
Noah
Noah
Aug 28 2006
1.1.9
4.8
Aug 28 2006
4.8
Version: 1.1.9
This game kicks my ass. Awesome work with the sound, efficient graphic work and challenging - yet simple gameplay. I enjoyed myself profusely.
Guest
Guest
Jul 28 2006
1.1.8
5.0
Jul 28 2006
5.0
Version: 1.1.8
Hands down the most fun I've had with a piece of mac freeware. The mix of RTS and RPG elements are well-done, and the scalable difficultly levels make it possible for anyone to pick it up and play. Absolutely worth a try.
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