How did you find out about Wesnoth?

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How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Jabie » October 13th, 2014, 4:10 pm


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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by caoraivoso3 » October 13th, 2014, 5:05 pm

A game that comes with my pc

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Dugi » October 13th, 2014, 6:01 pm

A friend showed me it six years ago.

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Lord-Knightmare » October 13th, 2014, 6:13 pm

My uncle recommended Battle for Wesnoth to me back in 2007...

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by nuorc » October 13th, 2014, 6:38 pm

I saw a banner on sourceforge and just downloaded bfw, I believe sometime around 2006/7.
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by iceiceice » October 13th, 2014, 6:45 pm

I found it in the synaptic package manager, 2 years ago.

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by shadowm » October 13th, 2014, 10:08 pm

I found it in OpenSUSE’s package manager back in 2005 (when it was called SUSE Linux). Then I ditched it after a brief look.
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Crushmaster » October 14th, 2014, 3:51 am

My dad found it for me, and I gave it a shot. Not sure exactly when. It was 1.2.5., I believe, which was released in summer 2007, but I joined here in summer 2008 (I was a member before August 9th...The forum crashed). So, 2007-2008.
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Chewan » October 14th, 2014, 8:43 pm

Found it on Wikipedia, too, checking for definition of "sprite":
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sprite_(c ... _graphics)
Curious about "A sprite of a fencer unit from Wesnoth" (see: 1.2 Sprites by software)

Another reference to BfW on Wikipedia: the Lich portrait!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lich
... or an example of markedly well done Hex map:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hex_map
Honor and recognition for outstanding art contribution!
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Paulomat4 » October 14th, 2014, 9:05 pm

I got it from a friend who himself got got it from his father. Must have been around 1.0 or 1.2 when I first saw it. While they play other games by now it seems I got stuck on wesnoth :D
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by ArKFallen » October 15th, 2014, 2:47 am

I was looking for easily mod-able games, preferably free. I found Dwarf Fortress first but found Wesnoth soon after through those forums. That was... 3-4 years ago.

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by SigurdFireDragon » October 15th, 2014, 4:27 am

Back in December 2010, I had decided I wanted to find a new game to play. Erfworld was my favorite comic at the time (still is), and I thought it would be great if I could find a game that had casters & battle strategy that played like it. So, I took a look through the some of the games & gaming forums there for suggestions. Several posts mentioned Wesnoth... :D

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Jozrael » October 15th, 2014, 5:55 am

SigurdFireDragon wrote:Back in December 2010, I had decided I wanted to find a new game to play. Erfworld was my favorite comic at the time (still is), and I thought it would be great if I could find a game that had casters & battle strategy that played like it. So, I took a look through the some of the games & gaming forums there for suggestions. Several posts mentioned Wesnoth... :D
I posted some of those! Love the comic, love the game. :3.

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by kiss » October 15th, 2014, 12:14 pm

I was searching for a new game, it is top ranked in my software manager.

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