Projects / Hnefatafl


Hnefatafl is an implementation of the Norse board game. Hnefatafl 11x11, 13x13, Tablut, and many other variants are supported using rulesets. There is a command-line interface and an X interface (the latter is optional).

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Last announcement

New website 12 Jan 2014 17:00

The Hnefatafl website has moved to ``. All old download links are still intact but will disappear eventually.

Recent releases

  •  17 Jun 2014 08:24

    Release Notes: The whole program and all files are now released under the ISC license. Some code has been moved to a separate component. A possible signed overflow and a focus problem in some window managers were fixed. All makefiles are now compatible with gmake and pmake. All previous versions are obsolete.

    •  15 Mar 2014 13:35

      Release Notes: Bugfixes.

      •  12 Mar 2014 21:34

        Release Notes: The program has been split up into two library components (core and computer player) and the CLI / X interface. The X interface now has a console, so most of the CLI commands work in X. There are several new rulesets.

        •  17 Jan 2014 11:39

          Release Notes: Piece types now have a 'dbl_trap_squares' rule, specifying which square types can trigger a double trap.

          •  11 Jan 2014 11:53

            Release Notes: This release adds a new optional interface hint rule (ui_bit) and a new ruleset.


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