Limited technology?

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Civothy
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Limited technology?

Postby Civothy » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:19 am

Is it possible to limit what technologies can be researched in a game? For example, I would like to try a game where nothing more advanced than gunpowder can be researched. Can this be done?

When you limit the technologies by how many bulbs they need (nothing more than 200 bulbs, for example), what vertical column they occupy (nothing more than five columns developed), or by name, it doesn't really matter to me. I'm just interested in trying a game that doesn't involved a huge race up a tech tree -- I'm hoping that instead tactics and strategy will become more important.
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Re: Limited technology?

Postby Corbeau » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:20 am

It can be done by editing the ruleset. However, Freeciv Web uses "universal" rulesets that have to be hosted on-site and set up by the admins. If you want to try specific versions of the game, you can use your local Freeciv Server/Client and, basicaly, do whatever you want with it, the options are limitless. And if you want to try it in multiplayer, you need to have a computer that can be reached by other players (which you probably do) and run a server on it.
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