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# Do you want to help? ¶

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You came here because you are interested in contributing to Widelands? That is great! There are many ways to help making Widelands an even better game.

## Report a Bug ¶

The easiest way to help is to report a bug whenever you find one in the game. All you need is an account for to fill bug reports in our [bugtracker]( Please also read [how to write a good bug report](/wiki/How%20to%20Write%20a%20Good%20Bug%20Report). ¶

Related forums: ¶

* [Technical Help](/forum/forum/1/) - If you aren't sure of a bug or if you don't want to create a launchpad account ¶
* [Game suggestions](/forum/forum/2/) - For suggestions on Gameplay or gamehandling ¶
* [Editor forum](/forum/forum/4/) - For suggestions to the Editor ¶

## Translations ¶

In case you speak a language other than English you are invited to help translating Widelands into your language. Just create an account for and start translating at the [Widelands translation page]( For more information read [Translating Widelands](/wiki/TranslatingWidelands/). Also have a look at the [Translation Dictionaries]( for frequently used terms. If there is no translation dictionary for your language it might be helpful to create one. ¶

## Maps and Scenarios ¶

Did you know that Widelands has an editor to create new maps? In the main menu you should find a button to start the editor. Once you created a good map share it with others by uploading it to our [maps repository](/maps/). If you know [LUA]( you can also try to create a scenario map similar to the campaign maps in Widelands. ¶

## Graphics ¶

You know how to make great graphics and want to improve some of Widelands' game art? Visit the [graphics development](/wiki/GraphicsDevelopment/) page. ¶

## Music and Sound ¶

You are a sound artists or music composer and want to add one of your creations to Widelands: Just post them in the [Sound & Music Development](/forum/forum/10/) forums. More information about music and sounds can be found on the [About Audio](/wiki/AboutAudio/) page. ¶

## Widelands Code ¶

If you have some programming skills you can [check out the Widelands source code](/wiki/BzrPrimer/) and get familiar with it. Afterwards you can try to fix some [small bugs]( or add a feature you think Widelands is missing. But first make sure this feature is accepted by the community by asking in the [Game Suggestions](/forum/forum/2/) forum. Commit your changes in a new branch and send a [merge request ]( on We also recommend that you manually run [code check and additional regression tests](/wiki/RegressionTests/) before sending in your merge request. ¶

## The Website ¶

The website just got an major overhaul but there are a lot of [bugs and missing features]( If you know [Python](http:// and the [Django Framework]( feel free to help. The [code for the website]( can also be found on

# Links ¶

* [Game Manual](/wiki/Game Manual) ¶
* [Main Page](/wiki/Main Page) ¶