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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 12, 2024

  • Crossfire DockWindow Client v0.8.1 - Second Public Release!
  • Changes in this release:
    • New Features & Notable Changes:
      • Main Window
        • Add (and move) server commands to main window toolbar
        • Add server help to main window menu
      • Gameplay
        • Add option to inhibit applying items from containers
      • Map Panel
        • Add ability to configure scaling algorithm
      • Message Panel
        • Add ability to configure message filters per message panel
        • Add alternate message panel
      • Pickup Panel
        • Add saving pickup value and pickup commands to a QuickKey
      • Spell Panel
        • Add theme settings for highlighting attuned/repelled/denied spells
      • Plugins -> IRC
        • Add IRC text colour and text formatting
    • Minor Changes:
      • Settings: Minor moving and renaming settings and settings groups for ease of use and discoverability
      • Knowledge Panel: Add options to change mouse wheel scrolling behaviour
      • Commands: Update some command definitions
      • Choose Player Dialog: Show connected server
      • Create Player Dialog: Show connected server
      • MiniMap Panel: Set graphics scaling modes to high speed
      • Pickup Panel: Add pickup help and commands to context menu
    • Fixes:
      • Game Panels: Fix issue where custom game panel context menus were not shown
      • Game Panels: Fix issue where Configure Toolbar option was not shown on panel context menus
      • Inventory Panel: Fix display size not working after re-org of settings (introduced in 0.8.0)
Crossfire Wiki News:

Apr 4, 2024

  • 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


  • Reduce weight of silvercoin to align with other coins
    • This reverts a change in 74a92689cd, we suspect that change was not intentional
  • New spell: earthquake
  • Reduce tiling artifacts and visual noise in white marble floor tile graphic
  • Replace tabs with spaces in fixed width map message
  • Update child.base graphic
  • Fix typo in material name for cooking pot

GTKv2 Client

  • Do not auto rescale map size above 100
    • This should stabilize the map scale in the client view window and not have it fluctuate in size so much


  • Fix tooltips in Spells dialog: show the correct spell level


  • Fix incorrect grammar correction in the skeleton's OldCity Riddle, should be doest instead of doesn't
  • Minor cosmetic changes for better wall merging in Old City (scorn/oldcity/oldcity54) - no functional changes
  • Add new Dragon Hangars
  • Adjust mail login message
    • Message is now 'You have mail!' instead of 'You have some mail waiting for you.'
  • Fix wall blocking exit in Gothwolte's Castle, Level 6
  • Adjust big chest region- now using Astral Plane instead of Darcap
  • Add missing shop mat to CDC BigStore
  • Remove old guild prison - now uses local region prisons for non-members when trying to enter the guild
  • Accept lowercase destination names for the Dragon Hangars
  • Changes and updates to all Guild Maps to remove no longer working features


  • Update the player command, use, help file to include another example of turning a silver bar in to silver filings with a file
  • Implement sound_chance attribute
    • Primary motivation here is to have a way to silence spell wall logic gates on maps.
  • Ensure sound_chance overrides load from swapped map files correctly.
  • Add hiscore -s instructions and summary to lib/help/hiscore.en b/lib/help/hiscore.en file
  • Add hiscore -s:<skill_name> instructions and summary to lib/help/hiscore.en b/lib/help/hiscore.en file
  • Add note about using hiscore -s:<skill_name> when the skill is made up of multiple words (i.e., one handed weapons) to lib/help/hiscore.en b/lib/help/hiscore.en file
  • Add hiscore -s:<skill_name> reference to the usage section of lib/help/hiscore.en b/lib/help/hiscore.en file
  • Initial commit of lib/help/gsay.en along command summary and examples
  • Update and expand the version help file, lib/help/version.en
  • Fix look at command darkness checks
    • One should now be able to click on objects two or more tiles away in darkness and get information on the target
  • Correct typos in the version help file, /lib/help/version.en
  • Correct list of pickup types in pickup help file
  • Changes to the Follow command
    • Party members can now use the command to enter another party member's private map - such as personal apartments
Crossfire Atlas News:

Mar 28, 2024

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
 DockWindow 0.8.1 2024-Apr-11 Download
 GTK-v2 Client, Linux 1.75.3 2024-Apr-10 Download
  • ChangeLog
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sah256
 GTK Client, Windows 1.75.3 2024-Apr-11

.exe Download
NOTE: The .zip is the complete client with related .dll files, etc. while the .exe is the client wrapped in an NSIS installer

  • ChangeLog
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client snapshot 2024-March-23 Download
  • ChangeLog
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client.exe snapshot 2024-March-23 Download
  • ChangeLog
  • 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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