Annex:CTW RTS version 4.0 close to release

The MegaGlest based RTS Annex: Conquer The World is very close to a major update as version 4.0. Strait from the developer’s mouth:Yes! We are so close we can almost taste it.He also posted a game-play video of the current development version:He also r…

Code Combat: Open Source Javascript Tutorial Gamification (In A Good Way)

youtube.com/watch?v=dCOHjERswGwCode Combat is a javascript programming learning IDE wrapped in a delicious cute RPG/2D RTS packaging that runs in the browser without any plugins. They recently announced their open source/free art release.The current se…

December RTS updates

Merry Christmas from FreeGamer!As a nice present from the 0 A.D. team, the new Alpha 15 Osiris was released today:Lots of great new features and especially multiplayer games should be now much easier to do with hosting improvements and a lobby for brow…

MegaGlest 3.9.0 released

Since I am having internet troubles as of late, I’ll keep it short and hope it will actually come through:Megaglest 3.9.0 was released today, see changelog:v3.9.0- we hopefully now really solved the last out of sync problems for cross platform games.- …

Alpha 14 and a crowd-funding campaign for 0 A.D.

Pretty interesting news from 0 A.D. today: They are having a Indigogo crowd-funding campaign.Note that this is a flexible funding campaign, so even if they don’t reach their goals all money donated will go to the project.They also released a new Alpha …

All Maps of Bos Wars 2.6.1+ (svn r10193)

I filled a recent craving for playing a sci-fi real time strategy game by re-discovering Bos Wars and playing every single player map.image: Bos’ level of art, many screenshots indicate a much lower quality.The game runs on low-spec computers and can b…

0 A.D. and Megaglest updates

Some assorted news from the FOSS RTS thematic area.First of all, Megagest saw another somewhat bigger release (3.7.x), and someone also made a nice cinematic for them:Sadly no news on the planned graphical update, as the merger with GAE seems on hold, …

Cinematic ZeroK trailer

Busy for a while moving… and the crickets take over FreeGamer it seems *chirp* *chirp* :DAnyways, I am partially back in business, so a warm HELLO from East Africa!!!So nothing much to report right now, except that there is a really nice cinematic tr…

Aleona’s Tales (Stratagus game)

Small retro-style quick news today, so that you don’t hear the crickets here on FreeGamer:There is a new game available for the FOSS classic engine Stratagus (read up on the history of it here). It is called Aleona’s Tales:Looks very familiar, right? Y…

Shorts: LambdaCube + StuntCarRacer, Naval Warfare, 0 A.D. Alpha 11

video: StuntCarRacer/LambdaCube 3D demoStuntCarRacer (last release 2006) got re-born as a demo for LambdaCube 3D, a Haskell-based rendering engine.video: Naval Warfare TestNaval Warfare is a game in progress being made at Universidade de Brasília…

Simple & Quick GPLed Java Tower Defense Game

image: github.com/godrin/TowerDefense screenshotJust a simple, smooth and stable tower defense game by david kamphausen (godrin) & marc giersch (undermink).Pro:Quite fast-paced, no boring waiting time.Con:Drag-and-drop building placement somet…