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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:

Jan 8, 2022

  • GitStats update for Archetypes, Gridarta, GTKv2 Client, JX Client, Maps, and Server
  • GitLog update for Archetypes, Gridarta, GTKv2 Client, JX Client, Maps, and Server
  • Doxygen update for Gridarta, GTK Client, JX Client and Server
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor snapshot released - README.txt
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor installer snapshot released - README-gridartainstaller.txt
  • Changes in the map editor release:
    • Add --use-mapdir command line options
    • Without this option Gridarta opens the map files given on the command line
    • With this option Gridarta interprets the map files as relative paths in the configured maps directory
    • Allow to edit scripts using an external editor.
      • The editor can be set in the options dialog (File|Options...) under External Applications|Editor
      • An empty input field (the default) uses the built-in editor. Examples are 'emacs' or 'xterm -e vim'
      • Spaces in the command name or in following arguments can be quoted: '"/usr/bin/some editor"'
      • The file to edit is passed as the last argument.
      • Problems while starting the editor are reported in the status bar
  • Windows GTKv2 Client .exe snapshot released - README.txt
    • Changes in the Windows GTKv2 client snapshot:
      • Added 'mapscale' command to change map scaling
      • Right-click a tile to walk to it, double right-click to attack
      • Spells window shows spell icons
      • All commands, not just key bindings, are shown when command echo is enabled
      • Improve text readability in the 'Black' theme
      • Image caching has been disabled until some bugs can be fixed
      • OpenGL and SDL renderers have been removed
      • Fixed several bugs in the Pixmap renderer
      • Fixed mouse-click examine showing the wrong tile
Crossfire Wiki News:

January 24, 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

December 2021


  • Fix animation repeating when spell is cast
  • Fixed pluralization of identified scrolls of jeweler
  • New base faces for nightmare
  • Move current 'dragoncave.base' face to clsc set, create new faces and animation for base, make new face for 'broken_dragoncave.base'
  • New faces for base devil
  • Add book to start Azumauindo quest


  • Add missing elevations to various world map tiles
  • New quest: Journey to the East
    • Find your way to the long-isolated island of Azumauindo
    • This quest replaces the old way of getting to Azumauindo
    • Extend Roll-o-Matic to work with ships (I.e., enter a ship and say a direction - the ship will travel that direction until something stops it)


  • Add DM command to 'recollect' assets at runtime
    • Command makes the server to run the collection process again
  • Log files now displays server initialization time and when it is ready for player connections
  • Documentation update - Replace Subversion reference with Git in the version command
  • Documentation update - Update wiki url references to use cross-fire.org domain name
  • Documentation update - Email archives at gmane.org are no longer avaialable, so update the reference URL to use mail-archive.org instead
Crossfire Atlas News:

October 14, 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 1.75.1 2021-Aug-19 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sah256
  • GTK-v2 SHA 256
 GTK Client, Windows snapshot 2022-Jan-11 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client snapshot 2021-Nov-25 Download
  • md5um
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client.exe snapshot 2021-Nov-25 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JXClient-latest.exe snapshot Daily Build Download
  • 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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