This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of August 8, 2022.

Resolution 2022-08-08.tmp.1: Battle for Wesnoth as an Associated Project


  1. The Battle for Wesnoth is a substantial and significant Free Software project. The Battle for Wesnoth is an open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. It features both singleplayer and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. The game also allows its users to create their own "campaigns" and make them publicly available, as well as collaborating with the core team to expand the open source gaming ecosystem.

  2. The Battle for Wesnoth developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including taking donations, legal assistance and holding assets and trademarks.


  1. The Battle for Wesnoth is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project, according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution 1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found at

  2. Brian Kirkwood is recognized by SPI as the authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for The Battle for Wesnoth. Successors will be appointed by the Battle for Wesnoth's Board of Directors.

  3. If the last known SPI liaison for The Battle for Wesnoth is missing in action, and no new SPI liaison is appointed for two consecutive years the associated project is deemed defunct.

  4. In such a circumstance, the SPI Board will, in its good-faith discretion, proceed as follows: the Board will identify one or more other SPI associated projects or 501(c)(3) charities which can accept the project's assets and use them for a similar purpose, and transfer the assets to the identified destination or destinations as feasible. Assets for which no such transfer can be arranged within a reasonable time will become part of the SPI general fund.

  5. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is approved by the SPI Board.