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If you use Homebrew on macOS, you may download BZFlag via the brew command. Alternatively, you may download our binary below and drag the .app into your Applications directory.

brew cask install bzflag

If you use Flatpak or Snapcraft on your Linux system, you may install BZFlag through the flatpak or snap command.

Alternatively, you may install from your package manager or compile from source. Note that some distribution packages may automatically run a game server.

flatpak install flathub org.bzflag.BZFlag
snap install bzflag

Download 2.4.18 source as

Released on October 10, 2018

Release Summary

This release just fixes audio on Windows.

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  • Fix DirectSound initialization order so that sound on Windows works again - Scott Wichser


BZFlag is licensed under the LGPL 2.1 and MPL 2.0 and is free to use/distribute/modify as long as the terms of the license are followed.

Other Releases

The source code repository is available on GitHub for BZFlag and our related sub-projects.

Previous releases are available in the download archive and on GitHub.