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Glest is a free 3D real-time strategy game for Windows and Linux, where you control the armies of two different factions: Tech, which is mainly composed of warriors and mechanical devices, and Magic, that prefers mages and summoned creatures in the battlefield.

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The game is set in a period reminiscent of the Middle Ages and contains two playable and customizable factions, Magic and Tech. Since the release of version 2.0, there have been many changes, including new units, upgrades, and an overall expansion of the game. Version 3.0 added online play over LAN/Internet. In addition, new features are continually added with Glest Advanced Engine, or GAE, a completely separate engine that is also cross-platform. GAE is upwardly compatible with Glest.

System requirements:

* Windows or Linux.
* Pentium 4 / Athlon processor.
* OpenGL 1.3 compatible video card and drivers (ie: geforce, radeon).
* DirectX9/OpenAL compatible sound card and drivers.


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[via ubuntronics]