How to play Freeciv?

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crixtiano
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How to play Freeciv?

Postby crixtiano » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:10 pm

Hello guys, please, how to play this game? What I do to start to play?

I never played civilizations games.

I installed the game Freeciv, but I could not do anything.

What and how to do first? Is there a tutorial about it?

I need to know the basics to play.

Thank you.

Cristiano

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Re: How to play Freeciv?

Postby cazfi » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:24 pm

crixtiano wrote:Is there a tutorial about it?

There's a tutorial scenario that explains some of the things. Click "Start Scenario Game" in client (at least in gtk-clients) start screen, and then select "Tutorial" from the list of scenarios.

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Re: How to play Freeciv?

Postby Corbeau » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:09 am

Actually, if you never played any Civ before, I recommend downloading original Sid Meier's Civilization (the first one) and start playing with help/tutorial/tips on. I think they are automatically on if you start at the easiest level. Play it a few times and it should give you a good impression what this game is about. Basically, Civ 1 is a "light" version of all other civs, with roughly half the units and half the techs, but the core mechanics is almost identical. So, play that one a few times to get how it works.