open source turn-based strategy game

Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization. The game commences in prehistory and your mission is to lead your tribe from the Stone Age to the Space Age. Freeciv can be played online in your web-browser for free.

Play against the Freeciv AI with 2D HTML5 graphics


Play against the Freeciv AI with 3D WebGL
graphics using the Three.js 3D engine

3D WebGL

Start on a scenario map, such as
World map, America, Italy or Japan.

Start or join a game with multiple human or AI players.


Start a play-by-email game where you get an e-mail
when it is your turn to play.

Play by Email

Play multiple human players
on the same computer


Play a Freeciv-web One Turn per Day, where up to 300 human
players play one turn every day:

0 singleplayer games and 0 multiplayer games.
Total number of singleplayer and multiplayer games played for all players globally since 20th February 2016

Game name State Turn Players Actions
New Freeciv-web Multiplayer Game Pregame 0 None Play Info
not in use - future game. Pregame 0 None Play Info
See the Hall Of Fame, where the best scores of single-player games are listed!

Find Players and Games to join on Freeciv-Web's live Discord Chat:

"Freeciv available in HTML5 browsers, worldwide productivity plummets" - "a version of the classic turn-based strategy game that we can play in our browsers thanks to the witchcraft of HTML 5. There's an installable version, too"
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