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TurboRisk

TurboRisk plays the classic "World Domination Risk" game, where you are battling to conquer the world.

The main features include:

  • Support for both human or artificial intelligence players, up to ten per game.
  • Customizable rules.
  • Smart and customizable interface that speeds up cards playing, attacks and troops movements.
  • Large selection of AI players, each one with its own "personality".
  • Context sensitive help.
  • Statistics window that shows counters for territories and armies.
  • Optional log window to track the game.
  • Windows 7 and Vista theme support.
  • Large selection of maps.
  • Companion program to create your own custom maps.
  • History of the played games and ranking of the players.
  • "Quick setup" feature to save the entire configuration of the players.
  • Menu option to download news and updates from the TurboRisk homepage.
  • Full featured companion IDE to edit, compile and test your own artificial intelligence players, and a simulation environment to test them.

TurboRisk is free

TurboRisk is really 100% free: no limitations, no time-outs, no nags, no adware, no banner ads and no spyware. It can be freely used and distributed provided that neither code nor documentation are altered in any way.

TurboRisk awards 4 stars on FreeSafeSoft.com

System Requirements

TurboRisk doesn't install any DLL or OCX or any other component in your Windows folders. It doesn't use the registry, except to register its Uninstall program.

For this reason TurboRisk is highly portable, you can move it from one machine to another by simply copying its folder. Similarly, you can run it from any memory device with no need to install it on the target machine.

Installation

Download the TRInstall.exe installation program, run it and follow the instructions. You will be prompted with a few installing options.

A complete TurboRisk installation will put the following files into the selected TurboRisk folder:

If you prefer manual installation, download TR_manual_install.zip and unzip it to any folder of your chioice. Then create the proper menu and/or desktop shortcuts.

Download

Download TurboRisk 2.0.5 Installer (recommended for most users)

Download TurboRisk 2.0.5 zip file for manual installation (fully portable)

Support

In the TurboRisk Google Group all the fans of TurboRisk can discuss strategies with other players, suggest improvements or get help in designing new maps and new AI bots.

Screenshots

The standard map

The satellite map

The elliptical-projection map

The Preferences window

TRMap, the map designer

TRComp, the AI programming IDE

Testimonials - What People are saying about TurboRisk

"Wow! This Risk game has the best, most intuitive interface I've seen in a freeware version, and tops that of most commercial versions, too. And the programmable players - wow again!" - J.S.

"I just write to let you know that I absolutely love TurboRisk. Playing it all the time, during phone conferences, when waiting for the compiler, whenever I should be working but am not :-) Thanks a lot for this brilliant software." - C.O.

"Dear Mario, I loved your Turborisk game. Excellent! I have had so much fun playing it." - D.S.

"Hi Mister Ferrari! I wish to congratulate you for the great implementation of this game." - M.N.

"I just tried out your TurboRisk game, and I must say it is absolutely great. Me and a lot of guys from here (Barquisimeto, Venezuela) are huge fans of this game, in his table traditional version, but to have it in our computers is something else. More than congratulations, I'd have to say: Thanks a lot!!!" - J.D.

"I am delighted with the game and very impressed with it's capabilities." - J.O.

"Mario, thanks for building such an elegant program." - B.A.

"I love the game, thank you!" - S.S.

"I think this is one of the best Risk games that exist. Thank you for you time" - P.L.

"THANK YOU! I play the game every day." - D.H.

"I just wanted to let you know how great your Turborisk program is, and I'm very glad that you and others have developed excellent computer players for the game (as you know, this is something that the commercial version of Risk doesn't even have!). Thanks very much for your continued work in this project!" - M.B.

History

TurboRisk history

Credits

Many thanks to Steve Stancliff for his WinRisk program, which I liked and used so much, and which inspired TurboRisk.

Many people gave a contribution to make TurboRisk a better program, and I want to thank them all.

A very special thanks to the following people for their invaluable help: Paul R. Brown, Julio Couce, Anthony Covey-Crump, Bobo Frogg, Alexander Gogava, Heitor Mansel, Martin Nehrdich, Eric Platel, Timothy Purkess, Rafal Smotrzyk, Chrystian Wurmser

Nathan Scarbrough deserves a special mention, because of his enormous contribution to the development and testing of version 2.

Thanks to RemObjects for their free Pascal Script interpreter.