Freeciv is an empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization. Each player becomes the leader of a civilization, fighting to obtain to become the greatest civilization. Freeciv is an open-source game available for Desktop.
Sid Meier's Civilization series players should feel at home, since one aim of Freeciv is to have rulesets with compatible rules. Freeciv is created by an international team of coders and enthusiasts, and is easily one of the most fun and addictive network or single player video games. Freeciv in general is comparable with Civilization and Civilization II, offers support up to 126 players, and Freeciv-web supports up to 500 players. Freeciv features Artificial Intelligence (AI) players, Internet and LAN multiplayer (TCP/IP) support, premade maps and scenarios, more than 50 units and over 550 nations, modpack support, in game help system and many more.