What is Warsow?

Set in a futuristic cartoon-like world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets, Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

Speed and movement, that's what Warsow is all about. Like a true cyberathlete you jump, dash, dodge and walljump your way through the game. Grab those power-ups before your enemy does, plant the bomb before anyone sees you, and steal the enemy's flag before anyone knows what's going on!

A handful of popular gametypes come shipped with Warsow, like Capture the Flag, Team Deathmatch, Clan Arena, Instagib and Duel. Warsow invites you to add to this list, by creating your own custom gametypes with the brand new gametype scripting system!

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3 comments by Vic_mm on Jun 8th, 2014

After months of hard work and multiple test releases, we are proud to announce the long-awaited release of Warsow 1.5. The latest and greatest version introduces significant updates to all areas of the game.

Jason Padpork, the heroic pig of war, has gone through a complete visual makeover. The new player model has been created from scratch by Matteo Pignatelli and funded by the Warsow community. We believe the new model manages to better represent the character that Padpork is, and to bring the player model up to date with the modern advances in Warsows visuals.

As moving around in the world of Warsow is one of the key skills a player has to master, we concluded that improvements to the movement mechanics were due. The newly improved default movement makes it easier for new players to get a grip of the basics, while simultaneously allowing experienced Warsowians to even further express their art of movement. However, old school movement is still available as a possible movement style.

Localization support has arrived to Warsow. For a game played all around the world, we feel that language-independence is a welcome addition to the global audience of this fast-paced shooter. Warsow 1.5 ships with 11 community-translated localizations (in Russian, Japanese, French, Polish, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish, Hungarian, German, Italian and Finnish), and there are many more to come. Warsow 1.5 automatically detects the language of your operating system and uses the localization of that language whenever available. Remember to check out this wiki article for a guide on how to participate in translating Warsow to your language!

In addition to a whole new Padpork, Warsow 1.5 also introduces other beautiful changes to the games visuals. The latest installment of our qfusion engine supports FXAA, a fast and powerful anti-aliasing method which can improve image quality when hardware anti-aliasing methods like MSAA or CSAA are not available or affordable.

Le dream on, the extremely popular duel map known to many as wdm2, has gone through a major facelift with stunning new textures and added details. Additionally, the improved qfusion engine introduces beautiful soft particle effects to explosions and halo shaders.

There are many cool things happening in the world of Linux gaming, and Warsow 1.5 is one of them. We have taken great care to make our latest release run smoothly on the open source radeon drivers, the input code utilizes XInput2, and our shipped binaries are fully compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian Wheezy.

Server hosts will be happy to hear that 1.5 features a built-in HTTP server that significantly simplifies map downloads by removing the need to serve downloadable files through mirrors.

As with every release, we welcome constructive feedback on every aspect of the game. For more details, make sure to see the full changelog.

See you in the game!

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After months of hard work and multiple test releases, we are proud to announce the long-awaited release of Warsow 1.5. The latest and greatest version...

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Warsow 1.02 Installer (Windows only)

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Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely...

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Warsow 1.02 for Windows and Linux (TGZ)

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Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely...

Warsow 1.02 for Mac (OS X 10.7/10.8, Intel)

Warsow 1.02 for Mac (OS X 10.7/10.8, Intel)

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Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely...

Warsow 1.0 Installer (Windows only)

Warsow 1.0 Installer (Windows only)

Jul 28, 2012 Full Version 0 comments

Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely...

Warsow 1.0 for Mac

Warsow 1.0 for Mac

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Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely...

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BRKNnode
BRKNnode Dec 22 2007, 9:28am says:

Amazing Game....will always play it!

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Aquashark
Aquashark Dec 15 2007, 5:30am says:

can hardly wait for 0.4

go go go Warchooow! \o/

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2goodwwe
2goodwwe Dec 14 2007, 11:52am says:

This game is amazing!!! I play it for a long time and it makes still fun!
Thumbsup!!! (And vote for the Indie game Award)

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T-B0N3
T-B0N3 Dec 13 2007, 10:58am says:

Woo, this page finally got abit updated :)

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KillaloT
KillaloT Dec 13 2007, 9:13am says:

This is one of the best games that i've ever experinced. If you like fast-paced games like Quake and UT, youll love this game even more!

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JohnnydeBris
JohnnydeBris Oct 14 2007, 6:01am says:

This is probably the best free shooter out there... It's incredibly fast, it looks great (without being a hog on resources) and is incredibly cool to play. It takes a little getting used to (make sure to view the 'movement school' videos on the website!) but once you have the strafe jumping, bunny hopping, wall jumping etc. mastered (way easier to strafe jump as it is in Quake, by the way!) it feels like you're flying through the levels - the air control is just fabulous...

Not for the faint at heart, nor the tactical shooter fans, Warsow is really for die-hard death-matchers only. However, what it does, it does _really_ well!

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TehBuG
TehBuG Sep 3 2007, 6:20pm says:

Fellls like quake2. smells like quake 2. havnt plaed agenst anyone so i cant say if it plays like quake 2...

but i hope so! ;)

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Eegah
Eegah May 19 2007, 2:29am says:

This deserves some sort of Visual Delight award. Very crisp look, which works so well for twitch action like this. What a cool set of maps too.

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pvt.Johnson
pvt.Johnson May 18 2007, 4:10pm says:

any hope for a mac version?

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DehetDeath
DehetDeath May 17 2007, 3:07pm says:

This is best quake3 like game.... much better then Alien arena WSW rooxxxxx :)
download wsw v0.3 and playyy

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aaaa, my favourite game, what to say? Well, Warsow is a multiplayer game that advances what made quake and ut great. Speady, tricky fast paced shooter gameplay. If I would need one word to describe warsow, then it would be: Speed Warsow is the fastest shooter in the world, combining interesting comiclike graphics with a lot of different gametypes ranging from ctf to bomb. Also Warsow is highly editable to meet each persons individual preference. I really don't know what to say, I play this game…

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