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Unknown Horizons is a 2D real time strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy.

Find more information about Unknown Horizons on our website.


For installation instructions check the "Downloads" section on our website.

Packaging status

Building from source

To get the latest version of the game, you have to build it from source:

If you want to start hacking on Unknown Horizons, check out this guide and contact us to help you get started. We have easy tasks for starters here.


Technology Component
Python 3 Used for everything
SQLite Maps
YAML Object files storing component based information, easily scriptable
fifengine The C++ game engine, provides Python bindings
fifechan GUI library


Type Where?
Bug Tracker
IRC Channel irc://

More support info here.


This game is free software. It uses the GNU General Public License, version 2. The licenses used for music, artwork, sounds, etc. can be found here.