[nSLUG] FreeCiv was: Re: The tide turned in Armdale Cove...

Joe Dunn me at joedunn.com
Thu Aug 28 22:29:18 ADT 2008


So I caved in and installed freeciv 2.1.3 for OS X. I was a little peeved
when it billed itself as a universal binary where it still was calling on
X11.

I was hoping for quartz :)

Oh well, playing though as the cdns, so far so good. Its a little clunky but
very playable.

Joe
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 8:48 PM, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:

>
> DavidP> I really like Civilization also.  I'm sure you guys heard of
> DavidP> it, FreeCiv.  Why not play that?
>
> I had that, then made the mistake of upgrading. In the newer (beta)
> version I couldn't figure out how to get it to display in the
> non-isometric map-tile style.  Since I had the DOS version, I just put
> it aside.  One of these times -- winter, say -- I'll get back to it,
> download a non-beta version and try again.
>
> The possibility of playing with another real player appeals to me but
> I've never done that since my game time usually turns out to be
> random episodes between midnight and 4:00.
>
> Haven't seen Civ III or IV.  Real Soon Now. :-)
>
> - Mike
>
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