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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 17, 2023

  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor snapshot released - README.txt
  • Gridarta for Crossfire map editor Windows installer snapshot released - README-gridartainstaller.txt
    • Changes in the map editor release:
      • Update built-in archetypes
        • Add recipes for punching daggers to match normal daggers, and add recipes for bows and crossbows of Rapid Fire
        • Reduce yield of black powder when using the dust-of-ignition-driven recipe
        • Fix plural name on brass bars 56t
        • Add recipe for horn of Mysteries
        • Add a media tag to one of the messages to make Kolgar's signature look more signature-like
        • Add message to describe the rules of orcknuckle in-game
        • Rework a couple parts of the Euthville story so that they actually fit in books
        • Remove a stray comma from the message about Andreas and Darcap
        • Break apart glove recipes to use the now-differently-named gloves
        • Add quartos to the randomly-generated readable treasurelist
        • Make the failure of all mushroom recipes in the stove be ashes
          • Before just mushrooms of Gourmet produced ashes
        • Green and blue dragon mails can now appear in random loot
          • Also give each an equivalent to red dragon mail's Blazing Fires artifact
        • Make stat potions only use their unique faces once identified
          • This should make it less obvious when they're present at first sight
        • Fix a display bug on artifact gems
          • It is the result of an earlier commit that merged down artifact definitions
          • Resolved by changing the name of the diamond face to 'diamond' over 'gem'
        • Add several new precious and semi-precious gems (aquamarine, bloodstone, garnet, jetstone, moonstone, onyxstone, opal)
        • Add a clsc face for amethyst
      • Circumvent possible crash at startup
      • Support "insert below" (is_floor) attribute for creators.
Crossfire Wiki News:

June 3, 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


  • Prevent nonintelligent monsters such as slimes from being charmed
    • For now, constructs like golems are still affected, but that may also be something to consider changing in the future
    • This change prevents charm monster from affecting these monsters, as well as singing and oratory
  • Fix a display bug on artifact gems
    • It is the result of an earlier commit that merged down artifact definitions. Resolved by changing the name of the diamond face to 'diamond' over 'gem'
  • Add several new precious and semi-precious gems (aquamarine, bloodstone, garnet, jetstone, moonstone, onyxstone, opal)
  • Add a clsc face for amethyst
  • spelldesc patch: major rewrite of spell/prayer descriptions
    • objectives of this change were:
      • Accurately describe (or least hint at) the spell's in-game effects
      • Consistency between flavour text of related spells
      • Consistency with flavour text of the corresponding casting skill
      • Correct grammar and spelling
      • Correct “granted by god” info for god-granted prayers
      • Remove information that the server provides automatically on examine, primarily the “attuned to path” information
  • Add descriptions to some potions that were missing them
    • stat potions
    • potion of improvement
    • potion of heroism, haste, and mana regen
    • In some cases this means adding the description to a potion-only spell that the potion contains, rather than to the potion arch itself
  • Add description to lockpicks
  • Fix broken potion_heroism arch

JX Client

  • Fix possible crash in “watch stats” script command
  • Use “spell skills” instead of “skills” in Spells dialog
  • Add missing stat names for skin commands
  • Document all available stat names
  • Add CURRENT_SKILL stat name for skin commands
  • Show the character's current god and item power in status dialog
  • Add setup option to show timestamps in the messages window
  • Show the currently active skill on the main window


  • Make the unpickable, invisible light sources in Pimol's bow shop not appear on the shop list
  • Update formatting to message text in numerous maps


  • Fix error in lore display on examine
    • For objects with both lore and msg, it would display msg twice; for objects with only lore, it would crash
Crossfire Atlas News:

May 25, 2023

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-May-03

.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-May-03 Download
  • md5sum
  • sha1
  • sha256
 JX Client.exe snapshot 2023-May-03 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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