Category Archives: FreeCiv

Join a truly epic FreeCiv game – LongTurn83 starting soon!

By | February 19, 2024

The “LongTurn” series of games is an epic MP game within the FreeCiv community. You can join as one of many many nations in a multiplayer game, doing 1 turn per day for approximately 3-5 months. The game will be played on a single continent, and it is all-vs-all. If you want to know more about this game,… Read More »

LT81 – Next FreeCiv Longturn game set to start in a few days

By | November 25, 2023

The 81st installment of the FreeCiv Longturn game series set to start in a few days. Longturn is a 20 year old FreeCiv sub-community running one-turn-per-day games, where unlike a regular multiplayer game, their server is always running and players only need to log in once per day at their leisure. Usually the number of players is 10-30+… Read More »

Check out “Power of Planets – Earth”

By | September 18, 2023

As we know, the civ community is very creative, shown by the countless mods for all the Civ games we have. Another civ fan has set out for something completely different: A MMO version of FreeCiv! In “Power Of Planets” you play as one of many players in a quasi-real time environment. You start with a couple of… Read More »

TechSpot: 30 Years of Civilization – Over 51 Million Units Sold and a Billion Hours Played

By | June 12, 2023

TechSpot has today published an article about the last 30 years of Civilization (which should be 32 years…).In this article, the author goes through the history of the Civilization franchise, how the first people playtested Civ1 for hours, the addition of modding in Civ2, Baba Yetu, and many other things. The author also doesn’t forget all the other… Read More » – now with ChatGPT!

By | May 16, 2023

AI, in the form of image generators and large language models, are currently the hype. And ChatGPT has now also finally arrived for Civ fans! (an offshot of FreeCiv) has announced today that they have incorporated ChatGPT into their diplomacy engine. Will we now see leaders realistically talking too each other? Or an AI, which will end… Read More »

FreeCiv 3.1 released

By | February 19, 2023

The latest version of FreeCiv has been released. The current update includes a long list of technical as well as game improvements. Examples are a maximum player number of 500, changes to the bombardment capability based on the unit’s damage, some older rulesets have been eliminated, and way more. You can read the full list of changes here,… Read More » December 2022 showcase

By | December 19, 2022

And the developers of are further developing their version of FreeCiv. Above you can see the latest show case for December 2022. If you want to have a quick (or not so quick, whom are we kidding?) game online, then head over here: , and if you want to discuss in our forum, then please… Read More »

PolyCast 404: Podcast Not Found

By | August 29, 2022

The four-hundred-and-fourth episode of PolyCast, “Podcast Not Found“ is now available for streaming on This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, and Phil “TheMeInTeam”. Topics for this episode include: Community00h02m00s | DanQ is Now a Father News00h05m17s | FreeCiv Reaches Version 3.000h08m09s | Sid Meier Warns About Monetization In Gaming Forum Talk00h24m38s | Five Second Turn… Read More »