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Comments on Saturday 28 February 2004:
Recently I've been grumbling a lot about the lack of a decent turn-based strategy game for PC. Particularly, I've been wanting something along the lines of Lords of Chaos or Laser Squad that'll run properly on a modern OS. More recently still, I asked someone the very vague "are there any good games?", and received, as a reply, a pointer to The Battle for Wesnoth, an open-source freeware game that's a much closer approximation of what I've been wanting than anything else I've found. Unusually bearable graphics and sound for an open-source project, reasonable enough plot as far as I've played, slightly broken English that isn't too disruptive, and it hasn't crashed or done anything really stupid and annoying yet. Pretty good for an 18MB download. [11:28]
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