Wesnoth 1.16.3

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Wesnoth 1.16.3

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Wesnoth 1.16.3 is out!
This is a regular maintenance release for the stable 1.16.x series, delivering bug fixes and translation updates. As is the norm for updates to the current stable series, this release is fully compatible with previous 1.16.x versions.

A full list of changes and new features added since version 1.14 can be found in the release notes for this series.


Downloads
Steam
The latest stable version of Wesnoth is published on Steam and regularly receives translation updates between releases.
Itch.io
The latest stable version of Wesnoth is also published on itch.io. A standalone portable download is also available.
Windows installer (440.7 MB)
SHA256 sum: 6c7ce087640aba804cb9720e1553eb4e8dd91a2a9938d42eeae21b5668423efa
macOS package (487.8 MB)
SHA256 sum: 5b4c31d860726bdf3ab9acf18645f1fc12fbbaadc559b063091b708eeac3a9cd
Source code (475.4 MB)
SHA256 sum: 0c2ac4fb16ccbb68e78749b603d299c3949901c0adf414bb8432e8e519e119a7
Linux
All known Linux packagers have been contacted, and binaries for your distribution may have already been created. Information about where to get the respective binaries and how to install them, including via Flatpak, can be found on the Linux binaries page in the wiki.

Changes in this release

Read on for more details about the most notable fixes and additions since the previous stable release. A full list of changes may be found in our changelog.
General
  • Terrain embellishments
    Additional rock and rubble terrain embellishments have been added.
  • Add-ons password storage
    When uploading an add-on, there is now an option to store the password so that it doesn't need to be re-entered each time.
  • Using arrow keys in small screen mode
    Using the arrow keys to try and scroll on the add-ons manager while in small screen mode no longer closes the add-ons manager with an error message.
  • Updating add-ons from the multiplayer lobby
    When someone is hosting a game which required some add-on and you have an outdated version of this add-on, the game proposes to update the add-on. This will now actually update the add-on when the player tells Wesnoth to update the outdated add-ons.
  • Add-ons with no version information
    Wesnoth will no longer crash when highlighting an add-on in the add-ons manager which has no version information present at all.
  • Firststrike crash
    When a unit has an ability that gives its opponent the firststrike weapon special, Wesnoth will no longer crash.
  • Inconsistent scroll speed
    Scrolling around a map will now scroll at a much more consistent speed.
Known Issues
General issues:
  • OneDrive can interfere with Wesnoth’s user config/data directory set-up, leading to all kinds of different manifestations of the issue. There’s no fix available yet. The recommendation for the time being is to avoid syncing the Wesnoth user directory with OneDrive.
General issues:
  • Preprocessor errors corrupt cache (issue #1924). If this happens you have to wipe your cache. That can be done in Preferences → Cache.
If you find any bugs, do not hesitate to report them, but please read the instructions on how to report bugs first! As bug reports in the forums tend to be forgotten, you will get better results using our bug tracker. We require your help for finding and fixing issues, no matter how obvious, trivial, or complicated they seem!

Have fun!
99 little bugs in the code, 99 little bugs
take one down, patch it around
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