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This is a freeware remake of Civilization, originally SGI IRIX, later expanded to all possible platforms. The goal is to be a good multiplayer version of Civ and to be true to Sid Meier’s version. The game can be configured to be very close to the original DOS Civ and to Civ II, but not to any other versions of Civilization. It is a turn-based multiplayer strategy game (but humans players move simultaneously), in which each player becomes the leader of a civilization, fighting to become the greatest ruler. The game ends when there is only one nation left, when the final year has been reached or when a player builds and launches a spaceship, which reaches Alpha Centauri first.

Freeciv is maintained and constantly improved by an international team of coders and enthusiasts with full multiplayer options and extensive multilanguage support. The game comes with different modpacks that incorporate the rules of the different Civilization games as well as the popular settings of Freeciv players. You can create your own maps with the civworld editor as well. The map editor, doesn't exist in a ready-to-run release yet.


Freeciv Linux General statistics and goals
Freeciv Linux Starting a new game. Select a nation.
Freeciv Windows FreeCiv 1.14.x ... In the beginning of the game ... my swedish army has already begun to wage war against the finnish
Freeciv Linux The start of a nation. Most of the map is still shrouded.

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multiplayer variant of MicroProse's Civilization and Civilization II games Linux Reinier Post (3)

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VictoryGames.pl Windows Jan 22, 2010 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Clubic Macintosh Oct 14, 2010 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameHippo.com Windows Jul 14, 2002 10 out of 10 100
Clubic Windows Oct 14, 2010 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Abandonia Reloaded Macintosh Dec 10, 2005 4.8 out of 5 96
Abandonia Reloaded Windows Dec 10, 2005 4.8 out of 5 96
FreeHry.cz Windows Oct 21, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Plné Hry Windows Mar 04, 2006 70 out of 100 70
Softonic Windows Jul 11, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Freegame.cz Windows Oct 28, 2004 70 out of 100 70


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