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Globulation 2 is an innovative Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Take a look at the [[Screenshots|screenshots]] or just [[Download and Install|download]] and try it right now. Globulation 2 is Free Software, licensed and distributed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU General Public License].
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Globulation 2 is an innovative Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Take a look at the [[Screenshots|screenshots]] or just [[Download and Install|download]] and try it right now. Globulation 2 is Free Software, licensed and distributed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU General Public License (version 3)].
  
 
Globulation 2 brings a new type of gameplay to RTS games. The player chooses the number of units to assign to various tasks, and the units do their best to satisfy the requests. This allows players to manage more units and focus on strategy rather than on micro-management. Globulation 2 also [[AI|features AI]], allowing single-player games or any possible combination of human-computer teams. The game also includes a [[Map_editor_guide|scripting language]] for versatile gameplay or tutorials and an integrated [[Map_editor_guide|map editor]]. You can play Globulation 2 in single player mode, through your local network, or over the Internet with [[YOG|Ysagoon Online Gaming]] (or ''YOG'' for short). -- [[Team|Globulation 2 team]]
 
Globulation 2 brings a new type of gameplay to RTS games. The player chooses the number of units to assign to various tasks, and the units do their best to satisfy the requests. This allows players to manage more units and focus on strategy rather than on micro-management. Globulation 2 also [[AI|features AI]], allowing single-player games or any possible combination of human-computer teams. The game also includes a [[Map_editor_guide|scripting language]] for versatile gameplay or tutorials and an integrated [[Map_editor_guide|map editor]]. You can play Globulation 2 in single player mode, through your local network, or over the Internet with [[YOG|Ysagoon Online Gaming]] (or ''YOG'' for short). -- [[Team|Globulation 2 team]]
  
<div style="text-align:left;">Note : the wiki and forums have the same usernames and passwords.</div>
 
 
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;[[Players]]: The more Players, the more fun in Globulation 2 online games.  
 
;[[Players]]: The more Players, the more fun in Globulation 2 online games.  
;Programmer: There's a wide variety of topics that need contribution.  You name it - we need it. We are currently looking for funding/donations to hire a programmer for full time work for Globulation 2. See {{cofundos|49}} for more details.
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;Programmer: There's a wide variety of topics that need contribution.  You name it - we need it.<br/>If you want to program right away, you can do so by forking this code for example at [http://bitbucket.org/giszmo/glob2 BitBucket] and ask for a merge once you think it is worth merging ;)
 
;Map and Campaign Designer: To give the game a good selection of maps, and a new, longer, in depth campaign
 
;Map and Campaign Designer: To give the game a good selection of maps, and a new, longer, in depth campaign
 
;2D and 3D Artist: To add campaign specific units, to do an opening cinematic.
 
;2D and 3D Artist: To add campaign specific units, to do an opening cinematic.
;Sound Artist: To do in game sound effects for events like attacking, moving, ...
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;[[SoundFX|Sound Artist]]: To do in game sound effects for events like attacking, moving, ...
 
;Tester: The more testers; the better gameplay and the less bugs.
 
;Tester: The more testers; the better gameplay and the less bugs.
 
;Documenter: We always welcome people who can write documentation on playing the game, to go along with the tutorial
 
;Documenter: We always welcome people who can write documentation on playing the game, to go along with the tutorial
 
;Translators: We are also always in need of people who can translate the in game texts to new languages or maintain existing translations.
 
;Translators: We are also always in need of people who can translate the in game texts to new languages or maintain existing translations.
  
Should you be interested, the first steps would be to have a look on the [http://www.globulation2.org/forums forums], join the [https://savannah.nongnu.org/mail/?group=glob2 development Mailing list], drop into the developers' [[IRC]] channel (#glob2-dev and #glob2 on irc.globulation2.org) and look around this site.
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Should you be interested, the first steps would be to have a look on the [http://forums.globulation2.org/ forums], join the [https://savannah.nongnu.org/mail/?group=glob2 development Mailing list], drop into the developers' [[IRC]] channel (#glob2-dev and #glob2 on irc.globulation2.org) and look around this site.
  
 
You also can help by simply '''telling your friends about Globulation 2''' or inform us of any game reporting site that does not list Globulation 2.
 
You also can help by simply '''telling your friends about Globulation 2''' or inform us of any game reporting site that does not list Globulation 2.
 
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== Game News ==
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== News ==
;23.02.2008 : Beta 2 has been released. Check out the new release on [[Download_and_Install|download page]].
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;23.04.2017: As planned, the YOG server has just been moved to helium.progval.net as well. Users and maps databases have been preserved.
 
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;05.03.2017: The wiki and forums have been moved to a new server (helium.progval.net) and upgraded. YOG will follow in a near future.
:More news in the [[News Archive|news archive]]
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;26.05.2013: We had to delete a lot of wiki accounts because of spammers. If your account has been deleted, contact ProgVal on #glob2 to restore it.
 
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;30.06.2012: Forum, wiki and YOG server has been moved to [[User:ProgVal|ProgVal]]'s server (hydrogen.progval.net) and the YOG user database has been cleared.
== General News ==
 
;07.04.2008: After a short down time we are back online on the server of [[User:Giszmo|Giszmo]]. If you experience bad performance, please let us know via [[IRC]], [https://savannah.nongnu.org/mail/?group=glob2 Mailing List], posts to [[Talk:Main_Page]] or via the [http://www.globulation2.org/forums forum].
 
;20.03.2008: The [[Download and Install]] page has been redone, and the compiling instructions have been split into a [[Compiling]] section, which dramatically improves the pages usability.
 
;03.03.2008: Globulation 2 was present at [http://www.fosdem.org/2008/schedule/events/globulation http://www.globulation2.org/wiki/images/a/ae/Fosdem08.png]. The presentation is available at [http://stephane.magnenat.net/data/glob2-fosdem2008-presentation.pdf here]. A video of the presentation can be downloaded from [http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/fosdem-video/2008/maintracks/FOSDEM2008-globulation2.ogg here].
 
;20.02.2008: The wiki and forums have finally been brought up to date! Unfortunately the passwords for the forum couldn't be salvaged so you have to create a new password, and the glob2 theme hasn't been fully recreated yet.
 
  
 
:More news in the [[News Archive|news archive]]
 
:More news in the [[News Archive|news archive]]

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Globulation 2 is an innovative Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Take a look at the screenshots or just download and try it right now. Globulation 2 is Free Software, licensed and distributed under the GNU General Public License (version 3).

Globulation 2 brings a new type of gameplay to RTS games. The player chooses the number of units to assign to various tasks, and the units do their best to satisfy the requests. This allows players to manage more units and focus on strategy rather than on micro-management. Globulation 2 also features AI, allowing single-player games or any possible combination of human-computer teams. The game also includes a scripting language for versatile gameplay or tutorials and an integrated map editor. You can play Globulation 2 in single player mode, through your local network, or over the Internet with Ysagoon Online Gaming (or YOG for short). -- Globulation 2 team

You Can Help!

Globulation 2 isn't just a bunch of code - it needs artwork, playable maps, campaigns and tutorials, sound effects and documentation to make a fun game. If you want to see your name in Globulation 2's credits, jump right in!

Players
The more Players, the more fun in Globulation 2 online games.
Programmer
There's a wide variety of topics that need contribution. You name it - we need it.
If you want to program right away, you can do so by forking this code for example at BitBucket and ask for a merge once you think it is worth merging ;)
Map and Campaign Designer
To give the game a good selection of maps, and a new, longer, in depth campaign
2D and 3D Artist
To add campaign specific units, to do an opening cinematic.
Sound Artist
To do in game sound effects for events like attacking, moving, ...
Tester
The more testers; the better gameplay and the less bugs.
Documenter
We always welcome people who can write documentation on playing the game, to go along with the tutorial
Translators
We are also always in need of people who can translate the in game texts to new languages or maintain existing translations.

Should you be interested, the first steps would be to have a look on the forums, join the development Mailing list, drop into the developers' IRC channel (#glob2-dev and #glob2 on irc.globulation2.org) and look around this site.

You also can help by simply telling your friends about Globulation 2 or inform us of any game reporting site that does not list Globulation 2.

News

23.04.2017
As planned, the YOG server has just been moved to helium.progval.net as well. Users and maps databases have been preserved.
05.03.2017
The wiki and forums have been moved to a new server (helium.progval.net) and upgraded. YOG will follow in a near future.
26.05.2013
We had to delete a lot of wiki accounts because of spammers. If your account has been deleted, contact ProgVal on #glob2 to restore it.
30.06.2012
Forum, wiki and YOG server has been moved to ProgVal's server (hydrogen.progval.net) and the YOG user database has been cleared.
More news in the news archive