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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 1, 2023

Crossfire Wiki News:

Sep 15, 2023

  • 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


  • Redraw a_bridge faces
  • New face for topaz
  • Add an apron-exclusive artifact definition: apron of the Butcher
  • Add a random converter arch for use in random maps
    • This allows randomly generated banks to be special maps without clogging up the special maps pool with hardcoded ones
  • Improve the mimic treasurelist
  • Add animation definition for glyph so that the corrected override for glyph will work correctly
  • Add image for lead shield to classic face set
  • Move amulet of lifesaving into the artifact definition system


  • Show off some of the champion/chief boosted monsters in the Scorn zoo
  • Addition of a pop-up Bank of Skud to rarely appear in random maps
    • Current rendition contains one randomly-defined converter table and an unresponsive teller
    • These may be changed in the future


  • Add a difficulty adjective to recipe outputs
    • They include: basic, simple, advanced, complicated, difficult, challenging, frustrating, vexatious
  • Fix monster speed bug in recollect command
    • Prevents monsters from having a negative speed value
  • Added more names for in-game books
    • Trying to give a bigger pool for all specific types, since they seem to run out easily
    • Names include: assemblage, trove, hoards, traveller's guide, the wilds, pious pamphlet, worship
  • Fix rune face override for generic runes that no longer properly overrode glyph's image
    • Now runes correctly display an animated graphic associated with the a spell
  • Add support for additional effects from artifact foods
    • Now possible to find and consume foods that cause: blindness, lifesaving (like Amulet of Lifesaving), luck, improve grace point regeneration, improve hit point regeneration, improve spell point regeneration, invisibility, movement types, spell patch attunement, spell path repelled, spell path denied, reflect missiles, reflect spells, attack type resistances, darkvision, stealth, living to undead status, xray vision, Stat boost (str, dex, con, etc.)
Crossfire Atlas News:

August 16, 2023

  • Content updates:
    • Monster list updated for Zoo in Scorn
      • giant champion
      • gnoll champion
      • goblin champion
      • goblin chief
      • ogre champion
      • ogre chief
      • orc champion
      • orc chief
      • skeleton berzerk
      • skeleton captain
  • Items List
  • Monster List
  • Map image updates:

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 2023-July-21

.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

  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client snapshot 2023-June-23 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client.exe snapshot 2023-June-23 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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