Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization. The game commences in prehistory and your mission is to lead your tribe from the Stone Age to the Space Age. Freeciv can be played online in your web-browser for free.

Singleplayer
Play against the Freeciv AI with 3D WebGL
graphics using the Three.js 3D engine
3D WebGL
Play against the Freeciv AI with 2D HTML5 graphics
2D HTML5
Start on a scenario map, such as
World map, America, Italy or Japan.
Scenario
Choose your map from a real earth map.
Real-Earth Map
Multiplayer
Start or join a game with multiple human or AI players.
Multiplayer
Play a LongTurn game, where 250 human
players play one turn every day.
LongTurn
Start a play-by-email game where you get an e-mail
when it is your turn to play.
Play by Email
Play multiple human players
on the same computer
Hotseat

0 singleplayer games and 0 multiplayer games.
Total number of singleplayer and multiplayer games played for all players globally since 20th February 2016

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Multiplayer games

Game name State Turn Players Actions
LongTurn Game #2 | 1 turn per day | 250 players | Join here Running 29 248 players Play Info
LongTurn Game #1 | 1 turn per day | 150 players | Game is full Running 34 141 players Play Info
New Freeciv-web Multiplayer Game Pregame 0 None Play Info
New Freeciv-web Multiplayer Game Pregame 0 None Play Info

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Press

"Freeciv is best 11 of top 50 free PC games!"

"Freeciv available in HTML5 browsers, worldwide productivity plummets" - "a version of the classic turn-based strategy game that we can play in our browsers thanks to the witchcraft of HTML 5. There's an installable version, too"
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Developers

Contributing

Freeciv is open source software released under the GNU General Public License. Developers and 3D Artists are welcome to join development.

Stack

WebGL HTML5
Tomcat Python
Three.js Blender

Credits