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FreeCiv Fast Facts

  1. The earliest version of Freeciv was released on January 5, 1996.
  2. As an open-source game, Freeciv is the work of a team of independent developers that collectively call themselves the Freeciv Project. It was originally worked on by three people named Peter Unold, Claus Leth Gregersen, and Allan Ove Kjeldbjerg.
  3. Freeciv can by played on computers that run Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, Solaris, Ultrix, QNX, OS/2, Cygwin, AmigaOS, RISC OS, Maemo, ZETA and SkyOS.
  4. The game has been well regarded by critics. OSG1 in particular said that it was 'amazing that they've not only been able to make a game that feels like a Civilization game, but plays like one too.'

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