Boson 0.13 (released on 1st October 2006) is
currently latest version available.|
This is a big package that contains source code, data files
and music. You do not need to download any package below if you download this
one. You can get it from
(36 177 KB) or via SF.net's web interface from
You can download a tarball (.tar.bz2) with the code from
(1795 KB) or via SF.net's web interface from
Note that you also need to download the data package to play Boson.
This tarball contains the data files needed for playing Boson.
You can download it from
(18 080 KB) or via SF.net's web interface from
You don't need the music package to play Boson, but it's
recommended. :-) You can download the tarball from
(16 320 KB) or via SF.net's web interface from
Currently, you can download old releases only via
SF.net's web interface.
Available versions are:
(released on 27th May 2006),
(released on 3rd September 2005),
(released on 2nd May 2004),
(released on 16th November 2003),
(released on 3rd November 2003),
(released on 31st March 2003),
(released on 10th November 2002),
(released on 9th July 2002),
(released on 10th June 2002) and
(released on 30th October 2000).
You can get both code and data from SVN using the following commands:
$ svn co https://svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/boson/trunk/code code
$ svn co https://svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/boson/trunk/data data
You need CMake for compilation. In both code/ and
data/ directory, use these commands:
$ mkdir build
$ cd build
$ cmake ..
# make install
When configuring fails, check whether you have all the
software dependencies installed.
To stay up to date, you can update both code and data directories later on
$ svn up