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Submission + - Freeciv founded 20 years ago today! (

Andreas(R) writes: The Freeciv project was founded on November 14 1995, by Peter Joachim Unold, Claus Leth Gregersen and Allan Ove Kjeldbjerg. The three Danish students created this open source strategy game while studying computer science at Aarhus University. Today, 20 years later the founders of the project have been interviewed to find out about the early history of Freeciv.

Submission + - The Battle of 100 Freeciv AIs (

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.

Submission + - Play Freeciv in your browser (

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.

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