Cyber War Games


The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games.
To find out more about a certain wargame, just visit its page linked from the menu on the left.

If you have a problem, a question or a suggestion, you can join us on IRC.

Suggested order to play the games in

  1. Bandit
  2. Leviathan or Natas or Krypton
  3. Narnia
  4. Behemoth
  5. Utumno
  6. Maze



How to connect?

To get access to the warzone, go to and follow the instructions. (SSL) and request access.

You will receive an OpenVPN config file containing all the information you need to connect to the warzone. On a Linux commandline, you can run the following command as root to connect to the warzone (assuming you named the received file “myconfig.ovpn”):

openvpn myconfig.ovpn

Of course, in order to use OpenVPN on your computer, you will need to install it first. Use Google to figure out how to install OpenVPN on your Operating System.