How did you find out about Wesnoth?

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How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Through a friend
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25%
Debian APT or Gentoo Portage
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9%
Freshmeat
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No votes
Linux Game Tome (happypenguin.org)
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7%
SDL home page (libsdl.org)
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1%
IceWalkers.com
0
No votes
MacCentral.com
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No votes
Apple.com
2
3%
Google
9
13%
Other web site (please specify below)
8
12%
Through a LUG
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No votes
iTunes/iPhone
6
9%
Other (please specify below)
14
21%
 
Total votes: 68

Freem
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Freem » July 12th, 2009, 9:10 pm

I don't really remember too, I think it was on a "parkway" on sourceforge, there are 1 or 2 years...

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Shibamage » July 12th, 2009, 9:25 pm

I learned about Wesnoth through my brother, who got in on a CD full of open source things from one of his friends. :D (And I'm very glad I did, too. ^^)
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by KKSlider » July 12th, 2009, 9:27 pm

Bumped into the game thanks to Google. I'll forever thank Internet power for that (and you devs, of course, too XD)...
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Zanji » July 22nd, 2009, 6:55 am

i just bumped last weekend on BfW when i searched for free Mini-Games for a Lan Party.... actually i was looking for a Bomberman Clone :lol2: when i saw BfW on a German Website which lists several Games you can play online and by LAN... i just forgot the name of the website.... :hmm:

Well it sounds interesting so i downloaded it this Monday (i didn't thought that it would look that good... reminds me of Fire Emblem) and it's a great game with great Music (which fits perfect for PnP RPG i think)
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by The_great_new_thing » July 31st, 2009, 10:11 am

PC World dvd.
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Crunchy
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Crunchy » August 3rd, 2009, 12:37 am

It was suggested on one of the Linux Forums I visit. Not sure which one. So I guess that would mean my source was a community member.

Other Web Site: Linux forums (fedora,ubuntu)

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Zerovirus
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Zerovirus » August 5th, 2009, 12:34 pm

Pixeljoint. Heard Neorice was doing art so I decided to drop by and voila you have this useless guy (me) here now. Wasn't that great?

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Oliphant » August 5th, 2009, 1:24 pm

The first strategy game I played on *nix (besides 'trek') was xconq. After installing this and playing a while and realizing the AI was absolutely terrible, I looked for a decent strategy game that wouldn't require me to boot to windows or dos. Wesnoth has the best AI of any of the strategy games I've played, and also a good amount of users always ready for a mp game, so it wins out. I'm all about a good challenge. And, it's become a really pretty game to play, much improvement from when I started. Still, I wish someone would update the AI for xconq someday. It was such a promising project, way back when, but everyone seems to have given up on it.
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Hatter_Madigan » August 8th, 2009, 3:46 am

I first learned of this game from listening to an early recording of Frank Sinatra's Beyond the Sea.

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by hhyloc » August 8th, 2009, 8:44 am

I found BfW from a list of the 5 best open source games...Jay! :D
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Gaaren
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Gaaren » August 8th, 2009, 1:40 pm

My brother showed it to me. And I just gotta say that this game is awesome, I like this type of graphics, not things as warcraft and such. So regarding the graphics in wesnoth, I hope it doesn't develope much. ;)

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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Froobloops » August 9th, 2009, 4:49 pm

I found out about it when I was watching an ad video on tigerdirect.com about the 1st generation eee pc.
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Lancer
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Lancer » August 10th, 2009, 7:36 am

I can't really remember where I found out about Wesnoth.
I think I found it on YouTube (the trailer or something)
or I find out when searching for free online games on Google, surfing through websites untill I discovered this.
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Re: How did you find out about Wesnoth?

Post by Lirion » August 10th, 2009, 8:09 am

Found out about it about ... well, two years ago in the "Linux Lounge" at the university I'm enlisted to.
Made some of my friends play it, too :) Publishing it under Windows as well was a good decision ;)
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