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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:

Sep 17, 2020

  • Snapshot releases for GTKv2 Windows Client, r21404 fron Sept-11 and r21442 from Sept-16
Crossfire Wiki News:

Sep 1, 2020

  • 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


  • Corrected amberium to jade converter ratio (r21256)
  • Fix typo for broken formula: food of Stamina (r21261, r21262)
  • Add Rune of Sparking to the set of runes available in the game, it releases a spark shower when triggered (r21269)
  • Add background color behind the sign name on the Fantasy Weapon store (shop/store_weap_fant.base.x11.png) (r21306)
  • Add background color behind the sign name on the Fantasy Armour store (shop/store_armo_fant.base.x11.png) (r21307)
  • Clean up pixelation on the flagstone wall (wall/flagstone/flagstone_*) sections, redesign of flagstone_0.base.111.png (r21317)

GTKv2 Client

  • Snapshot release of the GTKv2 Client for Windows

JX Client

  • Update fallback list of servers to show if the metaserver cannot be reached and no cached data is available (r21290)


  • Make Rune of Sparking appear in random map traps in place of Rune of Marking, which did nothing (r21270)
  • Added the world map tile (world_120_110) south of Hamlet of Lord Marksel to the Marksel region (r21274)
  • Make water dipped into a fountain be identified, so as to prevent infinite alchemy experience from repeated drinking of the water and re-dipping (r21300)
  • Fix broken exit coordinates in City de Clouds (mlab/citydeclouds/citydeclouds2F)(r21311)
  • Numerous cosmetic, design and functional changes to Astral Vault (planes/astral-vault) to prevent players from using the map as free transportation (r21311)


  • Add artifact (weapon) of Souls (r21255)
    • Also depends on r21250, r21251, r21252, r21253, r21254, 21301
  • Fix bug #854. Monsters now go slower when hit with slow effects (r21260 and r21271)
  • Don't expose local file system paths in the 'who' and 'mapinfo' commands for apartments (r21263)
  • Fix 'maps' command to display correct timeout information and flag active maps; if a map is in-use, use full timeout, not meaningless current timeout, and add in the in-memory timeout (r21264) 
  • 'maps' command should only display in-memory time for unique maps (r21272)
  • Make sound volume be relative to proximity of the emitter (r21273)
  • Fix map timeout display for random maps with no timeout set (r21275)
  • 'maps' command: allow search string with comma-separated multple options and display the string so that the user knows what they requested (r21276)
  • Fix bug where players-in-map counts are messed up when entering/exiting transports (r21290)
  • Allow duplicators/destructors to fire on multiple above objects if nrof>1 (r21292)
  • Allow converters to match on wildcards (r21293)
  • hiscore: If someone has a custom title starting with a comma, eliminate the space after their name (r21294)
  • Add a space between sentences in the improvement potion consumption message (r21295)
  • Added new help file for the dip command (r21302)
  • Track total_exp instead of perm_exp; elminates rounding errors (r21321)
  • Restrict teleporters based on subtype and other_arch to specific object types (r21322)
  • Improve 'skills' command output and add '-l' option for full perm exp data (r21323)
  • Longer spell formatting to avoid cutting off longer spell names (r21324)
  • Turn off pickup and search_items modes on death to avoid messing up stuff in the apartment (r21325) 

While not visible in the game, numerous compile warnings were also corrected (r21277 - r21288, 21291)

Crossfire Atlas News:

Sep 8, 2020

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 1.74.0 2019-Dec-25 Download GTK-v2 SHA 256
 GTK Client, Windows snapshot-r21442 2020-Sep-16 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client snapshot-r21342 2020-Sep-06 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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