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Crossfire 0.95.2 Announcement

Crossfire 0.95.2 has been released. There are a lot of bug fixes as well as some pretty big improvements in it. The complete changelog is at the end of thie file.

Files released for this version:

sums (bsd) filename

  • 05006 310 client-0.95.2-au-sounds.tgz
  • 62109 319 client-0.95.2-raw-sounds.tgz
  • 11432 214 client-0.95.2.tgz
  • 01750 669 crossfire-0.95.2-arch.tar.bz2
  • 05087 874 crossfire-0.95.2-arch.tar.gz
  • 23935 2201 crossfire-0.95.2-maps.tar.bz2
  • 08683 3171 crossfire-0.95.2-maps.tar.gz
  • 43505 1670 crossfire-0.95.2.tar.bz2
  • 06958 1951 crossfire-0.95.2.tar.gz

Sums (md5)

  • 9f5496b93000956014c4541f4b66acba client-0.95.2-au-sounds.tgz
  • d7e6cabe0050970ecf8d17df7e71d099 client-0.95.2-raw-sounds.tgz
  • 0516a21acc9b8ac9ccb81e1212cd656f client-0.95.2.tgz
  • 3de4dbdb3ce9fac33062005cb885fdb9 crossfire-0.95.2-README
  • b25ccb8696ba3b21fc06ce57bfe45293 crossfire-0.95.2-arch.tar.bz2
  • 4a117711d1486694915773e976365ef2 crossfire-0.95.2-arch.tar.gz
  • 8b6902034cff54304db28d43b94d9e0f crossfire-0.95.2-maps.tar.bz2
  • d05c9e9223fc6e2f98fd304359b7b3fb crossfire-0.95.2-maps.tar.gz
  • 3b3bbf8846489c0eee3011b1f0a2e02d crossfire-0.95.2.tar.bz2
  • d5e517711ae204222d17f33aba040886 crossfire-0.95.2.tar.gz

client-0.95.2.tgz is the client distribution. Many bugfixes, no major improved.

cleint-0.95.2-{raw/au}-sounds are the sounds for the client. The au sounds are not changed since the last server release of the sounds - it just made sense to note there are some for the client. The raw files are needed if using the new client sound code - they are converted au files. The raw files are only really needed if you are using the ALSA sound system. If you lack sound, there is no reason to get either of the sound files.

crossfire-0.95.2.tar.{gz/bz2} contains the server code with prebuilt archetype and image files.

crossfire-0.95.2.arch.{gz/bz2} contains the unpacked archetype changes. The main changes here are the gods/temple additions.

crossfire-0.95.0-maps.tgz contains the maps. All the exceptional work Anthony and others have been should be in this release.

FOR FIRST TIME USERS: You will only need the appropriate server, map and client file. You do not need the arch file.

If you just want to play the game at some remote server, you need the client and perhaps some version of the doc file.

Crossfire is avaible on the following ftp sites


  • ftp.pyramid.com:/pub/crossfire (
  • ftp.ifi.uio.no:/pub/crossfire (


  • ftp.real-time.com/pub/games/crossfire (
  • ftp.cs.city.ac.uk:/pub/games/crossfire/
  • ftp.sunet.se:/pub/unix/games/crossfire (
  • ftp.cs.titech.ac.jp:/pub/games/crossfire
  • ftp://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/games/roguelike/crossfire/

I uploaded this version to just ftp.pyramid.com - it should be on the other ftp sites in a short time.

Mark Wedel