Andreas(R) writes: The open source Freeciv project has simulated an epic game where 100 artificial intelligence players fight it out on a large map. You can watch the replay and check out the statistics of each AI.
Andreas(R) writes: "The Freeciv.net project announces the "Internet Explorer HTML5 Canvas Campaign". The goal of this campaign is to get full support for HTML5 in the next version of Internet Explorer. Currently, Internet Explorer 9 doesn't support HTML5 canvas, and this limits innovation and support for standards on the Internet."
Andreas(R) writes: "The Freeciv.net crew has benchmarked of their web client, which is a rich web application using the HTML5 canvas element. This shows how fast Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer perform using the latest HTML5 web standards."
Andreas(R) writes: A web client for the open source strategy game Freeciv has been created. This is an interesting showcase for the possibilities of HTML5 and the new Canvas element. Further, it is also a demostration of how one can turn a desktop application into a rich web application. The game can be played online against other players, or in single player mode against AI opponents.