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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:

May 20, 2024

  • Windows GTKv2 Client .exe snapshot released - README.md
    • Changes with this release:
      • Fix map animations
        • This was accidentally broken by a logic error
      • Do not require ticks to redraw the client
        • If the server doesn't support, or fails to send ticks, do not prevent that from redrawing the client
      • Update latency profiler to new client output format
      • Support loading MP3 music files
      • Improve music transitions
        • Increase the music fade time between music transitions. While here, fix blocking the main thread during music transitions
Crossfire Wiki News:

May 13, 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


  • Make some monsters have the chance to drop potions of medium healing
    • By modifying the rich_old list, we get a good spread of monsters that have the new drops
  • Add new outdoor ground tile: scrub It reuses existing “steppe” face for now
  • Reduce titan level from 80 to 40


  • Upgrade JRE for Windows package
  • [crossfire] Update built-in archetypes

GTKv2 Client

  • Version 1.75.3 released!
  • Code optimizations and improvements

JX Client

  • Upgrade JRE for Windows package


  • Cosmetic wall changes to Scorn Old City maps. No functional changes.
  • Correct map entrance coordinate error - entry point was out of bounds for the map size
  • Cosmetic wall changes to Scorn Old City, oldcity6. No functional changes.
  • Remove invalid is_animated flag on map exit in Scorn Old City, oldcity7


  • Nerf death attacks again
    • Chance for nonspecific death attacks is reduced by a factor of 3.
  • Code optimizations and improvements
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 0.8.2 2024-Apr-22 Download
 GTK-v2 Client, Linux 1.75.3 2024-Apr-10 Download
  • ChangeLog
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sah256
 GTK Client, Windows snapshot 2024-May-20

.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-Apr-19 Download
  • ChangeLog
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client.exe snapshot 2024-Apr-19 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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