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Download Battlecry

Latest stable release
The latest stable release, as well as older versions, can be downloaded from the SourceForge project page.

Latest CVS snapshot (recommended)
This is a snapshot of the latest development version. Since the latest stable release is horribly outdated, this is probably the one you want.

To get the latest code from CVS:
1) Make sure you have a CVS client installed on your machine. For Linux users, chances are that your distro already comes with one installed. Windows and Mac users can download a client from http://www.wincvs.org
2) Enter the directory on your hard disk you want to download Battlecry to. From here, use these commands to download Battlecry:
cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/battlecry login
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/battlecry co battlecry

A sub-directory called "battlecry" will be created containing the latest code from the CVS repository. Please note that the CVS does not contain pre-compiled binaries, so you have to compile the source code yourself. For that, you need the Java Software Development Kit which can be downloaded from http://java.sun.com

If you want to update the code later, simply enter the battlecry directory and type "cvs update".

How to run the program:
Check if your computer can run Java applications.
To do so, open a command line, type "java" and hit enter. If you see a message like "unknown command" or similar, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment: Go to this page, download the software for your operating system and install it. It's not very large, just a few megabytes, and chances are you will need this program anyway some day.

Download Battlecry, unpack it into a directory on your hard drive and run it by executing the command "java -jar battlecry.jar" inside that directory. Windows users can simply do this by double-clicking the file "battlecry.bat", Linux/Unix users can execute "battlecry.sh" instead. (In version 0.1, the files are called "gui.bat" and "gui.sh".)

License:
Battlecry and its source code can be distributed freely under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence (v2 or later).