The Making of Freeciv WebGL 3D

This is the story of how the 3D WebGL version of Freeciv was created. Some of the most technical challenges of  creating an open source 3D WebGL game will be discussed in this article. Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by history, exploration and mathematics, while Freeciv-web is the browser-based version […]

Freeciv WebGL 3D still improving!

Freeciv WebGL 3D was just updated with a new version on play.freeciv.org today! This is a free and open source strategy game which has been in development since 1996. We are trying hard to improve the new 3D WebGL version of the game. The new release included many improvements to the rendering of the game, such […]

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 […]

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 […]

Experienced Freeciv player leads Inca nation towards domination on 32 nation world map

NeptunesNook is playing a scenario battle as the Incas against 31 hard AI opponents on a large world map. It will be hugely exciting to follow this multi-episode Let’s play video on Youtube on a Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays schedule! You can watch this experienced strategy gamer start as the Inca ruler on the South American continent and follow his […]

The Battle of 100 Freeciv AIs

This is the story of an epic battle of 100 Freeciv artificial intelligence (AI) players fighting on a very large map with 20.000 tiles! The results, statistics and the winning AI of the game can be found here: http://play.freeciv.org/blog/battle-of-100-freeciv-ais/ Statistics including player scores, population, gross national product, military units, settled area, land area, number of technologies, cities, […]