Game Room: Freeciv [Review]
Oct 07, 2000, 16:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I came. I saw. I conquered."
"Well, I tried to conquer. It is certainly easier said than done
in Freeciv (http://www.freeciv.org/) , the game in the spotlight
this month. Styled after the very popular Civilization game,
Freeciv places you in control of a band of settlers and challenges
you to build, learn, and expand, growing from this small group to
the civilization that dominates the world."
"...All this combined makes Freeciv a fun and challenging game.
Let's not forget time consuming as well. Turns are short at the
beginning, but as your civilization expands across the world and
you have more to keep track of, you're going to find things just
take longer to be done properly. I would encourage you not to
become involved in a game if you are heading to bed in twenty
minutes. Sure, you can save it, but you'll want to finish building
that unit first... and take over that city.. and... you get the