Build 1.6.57 Release Notes
  • Classes: Added Rank 2 and Rank 3 for the following classes:
    • Skystriker
    • Provoker
    • Backbiter
    • Warleader
  • Proving Grounds: Reduced Promotion Renown costs:
    • Rank 1: 20
    • Rank 2: 80
    • Rank 3: 160
  • Proving Grounds: Reduced Promotion kill requirements:
    • Rank 1: 5 kills (unchanged)
    • Rank 2: 15 kills
    • Rank 3: 30 kills
  • Tourney: Next tourney requires Power 12 to compete!
  • Battle HUD: New info panel shows selected unit stats
  • Ranked Battle: Now requires Power 6 or Power 12 to battle
  • Units: Starting units now begin with 4 kills instead of 3
  • Mead Hall: Add veteran units with 30 kills to hire

Bug Fixes:
  • Achievement: Fix typo in 50 win achievement
  • Battle HUD: Battle chat no longer blocks the ready button

Known Issues:
  • Elo Achievements don't show up until the battle _after_ you trigger them.
  • Friends show as offline when they should be online
    • Restarting TBS:F client sometimes fixes the issue
  • Client Version Too Old
    • Restart Steam to fix the issue

General Notes:
  • The game always writes log files into $HOME/tbs_logs/. You can access this or email it to us for bug reporting

  • Crash on startup
    • Reinstall the game through Steam
    • Reinstall the game to a different folder if the above does not work
  • Steam Overlay unavailable
  • Terrible performance in fullscreen
    • These are both fixed with the following steps:
      1. Right-click the following
      2. Choose "Settings..."
      3. Ensure that "Enable hardware acceleration" is clicked
        NOTE: This does not work with the Chrome browser


  • The Steam Overlay functions intermittently on Mac OS X
    • If you load the game without the Overlay, simply restart the game and it usually appears
  • Crash on startup on Mac OS X
    • Remove the folder "/Library/Frameworks/Adobe AIR.framework". If you need to reinstall Adobe AIR, visit this link:

For previous updates, see the Patches & Updates section.