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Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 13 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre.

Announcements, Updates & Changes:

Crossfire Website News:

Apr 6, 2021

Crossfire Wiki News:

Apr 18, 2021

  • For other user visible updates and changes to Crossfire, visit the Crossfire Traffic page on the Wiki
  • Updates for the Crossfire Wiki are also shown on the Recent Changes page


  • Fixed broken formula using iron broadsword and longsword (r22014)
  • Decrease probability of blue dragon scale for electric dragons (r22018)
  • Improve rain puddle appearances to be more transparent and less blue (r22023)
  • New image for in-perspective deposit box, moved old image to classic set (r22024)
  • Add level-scaling attributes to mimic (r22037)
  • Add book message that anecdotally describes the use of a Prepare Weapon scroll (r22038)
  • Make prepare weapon anecdote message use prepare weapon scroll image in knowledge tracker (r22039)
  • New artifact weapon type, 'the Brute' (r22043)
    • Allows for more damage dealt at the expense of more damage taken.

GTKv2 Client

  • Fixed keybindings issue for players when logging in (r22049)


  • Support key bindings for almost all keys (r22020)
  • Sort entries in keybindings file (r22021)
  • Make dialogs less transparent to make the content more visible (r22022)


  • Add pedestals under the grates to not crush players in the Darcap Library (r22035)
  • Add no_magic on exits to prevent dimension door to a blocked place, fix exits coordinates for smoother transitions in Dragon Hatchery (r22041)
  • Patch #389 Ali's Cave rework Changes to Ali’s Cave in Navar (r22042)
    • No_spells area is expanded a little, and has a new floor to indicate something might be different
    • Unholy_ground area no longer covers the whole cave, instead only the same area as the no_spells
    • A little more treasure in the intermediate room
    • Reworked entrance area to look nicer, and move exits to the edge of the map
    • Swapped positions of the rats and tigers, to scale difficulty correctly as you push further into the cave, this should help deter low-level characters without instantly killing them when they encounter tigers
    • The djinn is now a vanilla major djinn, and no longer has special buffs
  • Patch #391 Improve package sending help text in the IPO Improve package sending help text in the IPO (r22048)


  • Fixed issue that allowed weapons to be continually improved, they now have a hard cap and now displays a message, “This weapon cannot be improved any more.” (r22015)
  • Items maintain their item power score when modified with alchemy (r22016)
  • Fix calculate_difficulty() to not assume every generator creates archangels (r22026)
    • Then, make the per-tile exp calculator nonlinear, since it horribly undershot high-level rooms.
  • Fix compilation warning by adding header include (r22031)
  • Set no_pick on lighted objects if set on initial object, this prevents using lightning to light up a non-pickable lantern then picking up the lighted one (r22032)
  • Fix issue with confusion effect ending before it should expired (r22033)
  • Add code to handle scalable mimics for random maps (r22036)
  • Remove reference to 'writing' for knowledge, players don't need to know how to write, add color to messages (r22046)
Crossfire Atlas News:

Feb 26, 2021

Latest Client File Releases:

Select a client based on the OS that you wish to use while playing Crossfire, REQUIRED
Package Version Date Download File Info
 GTK-v2 Client, Linux 1.75.0 2021-Jan-13 Download GTK-v2 SHA 256
 GTK Client, Windows snapshot-r21510 2020-Oct-17 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client 1.75.1 2021-Feb-21 Download
  • md5um
  • sha1
  • sha256
  • For a complete list of available clients, visit the clients page.
  • For those who are looking to host their own server, visit the server page.
  • For those looking to create new or modify existing maps, visit the map editor page.

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