Freeciv WebGL 3D Development Status

Today a new release of Freeciv WebGL 3D was released to play.freeciv.org. The new version contains these improvements: Performance improvements to the 3D rendering and using better materials on the 3D models. Update to the latest build of Three.js and jQuery 3.2.1. Many minor bugfixes, all of them listed on the project page on GitHub.   We […]

Freeciv-web now has hotseat multiplayer mode

Freeciv-web now has a new hotseat multiplayer mode. This is a multiplayer game where two or more players plays on the same device by taking turns playing the game. Wikipedia has some background about the game mode. To start a new hotseat game, go to the main page of Freeciv-web, then click on the hotseat button, and fill […]

Play-by-Email support in Freeciv-web

Freeciv-web now supports Play-by-Email games! To play such as game, use the  “Play By Email”  button on the frontpage of play.freeciv.org. The game will have two human players playing alternating turns, competing to win using standard Freeciv-web rules. Each player will get an e-mail when it is their turn to play. Please complete your turn […]

Freeciv founded 20 years ago today!

The Freeciv project was founded on November 14 1995, by Peter Joachim Unold, Claus Leth Gregersen and Allan Ove Kjeldbjerg. The three Danish students created this open source strategy game while studying computer science at Aarhus University. Today, 20 years later we have interviewed the founders of the project to find out about the early history of Freeciv. – Why […]