FreeCiv 3.0 has been released in February, and recently also the patch 3.0.1. As many of you know, FreeCiv is a free, open-source Civ game, inspired by Civilization 2. The recent change in version number has also changed the rules. The default rules are now closer to Civ3 than to Civ2, see https://freeciv.fandom.com/wiki/Civ2civ3 .
FreeCiv 3.0 can be downloaded free of charge here: http://freeciv.org/download.html The current install should run on most modern operating systems and also all halfways modern computers. Follow the FreeCiv Twitter account for more new.
The new expansion will include 6 new historical scenarios, and introduces more interesting personalities like Leonidas. Apparently Mohawak Games will make the expansion free for the first 2 weeks! So get Old World now, and enjoy the expansion as soon as possible!
This announcement comes together with the now finalized schedule for the release of Old World on Steam and GOG: Old World will come to both platforms on May 19 2022!
The Humankind Twitter account has just announced a live streaming challenge with several streamers, including the well known Civ6 streamers @PotatoMcWhiskey , TheGameMechanic and JumboPixel. Over these days they will try to trigger the pollution end-condition in the fastest way possible. They will be playing this game on Elhoim’s World map. You may wonder if this is in any way related to the real world…
The streams will happen on their respective Twitch channels: