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<Elona foobar>

  • One of the Elona variants.
  • It is made of Rust and Lua.
  • It is derived from Elona v1.22.
  • It is still in an early stage of development.
  • It features high extensibility through a mod system. [####+]
  • It can be localized in multiple languages. [####+]
  • It works on Windows, Linux and macOS. [####+]

An Elona variant that has a mod system. With its high extensibility, you can build your own Elona.

~Ylva Fantasy Encyclopedia~

How To Build


  • Rust toolchain
  • Lua 5.3
  • SDL2, SDL2image, SDL2ttf and SDL2_mixer

Additional requirements for Windows

  • Visual Studio 2017 x64

Additional requirements for Linux

  • Timidity++


  1. Clone this repository or your forked one:
    git clone
  2. Clone submodules as well:
    git submodule update --init
  3. Download the original Elona (download link).
  4. Extract
    to the
    directory, so
    exists. This will allow for automatically copying the required assets.
  5. Follow the platform-specific instructions below.


  1. Install the required dependencies.
    brew install sdl2 sdl2_ttf sdl2_mixer sdl2_image
  2. cd path/to/elonafoobar; cargo build


  1. Install the required dependencies. For Arch Linux:
    sudo pacman -S sdl2 sdl2_ttf sdl2_image sdl2_mixer gtk3 smpeg timidity++
    For systems with
    sudo apt-get install libsdl2-dev libsdl2-image-dev libsdl2-mixer-dev libsdl2-ttf-dev gtk+-3.0 smpeg timidity
  2. cd path/to/elonafoobar; cargo build


  1. cd path\to\elonafoobar & cargo build

How To Play

  1. Copy the
    folders from vanilla v1.22 to the directory containing the executable.
  2. Execute

How To Contribute

See for details.


MIT License. See LICENSE.txt for details. This license is applied for the contents in this repository. Note that images, sounds and fonts are not included.

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