July 14, 2009

0 A.D. going Open Source

From the announcement:

0 A.D. is a free, real-time strategy game currently under development by Wildfire Games. It's cross-platform, 3D and historically-based. Wildfire Games is switching from a closed development process to open source, making the game's code available as GPL and the art content available as CC-BY-SA.

More info can be found here.

This is a very nice development. If they keep/make the engine scriptable enough this could also become a platform for other kinds of games (RPGs are an obvious choice). Definitely one to keep an eye on.

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