The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy game with a fantasy theme.
The Battle for Wesnoth has you building up an, gradually turning recruits into battle-hardened warriors. In later games, recall your most formidable warriors and form a deadly host that none can stand can defeat. Choose units from a large pool of specialists, and hand-pick a force with the right strengths to fight well on different terrains against all manner of opposition.
Wesnoth has many different sagas waiting to be played, for example:
Fight to regain the throne of Wesnoth
Step into the boots of a young officer
Lead quests to unite the orcish tribes
Vanquish a horde of undead warriors
Guide a band of elvish survivors
The Battle for Wesnoth has over two hundred unit types, sixteen races, six major factions, and hundreds of years of history.
The world of Wesnoth is vast, allowing you to make your custom units, create your maps, write your scenarios, and even create your full-blown campaigns.
The Battle for Wesnoth also has multiplayer modes up to 8 players.