FreeCol is a turn-based strategy game based on the old game Colonization, and similar to Civilization. The objective of the game is to create an independent nation. You start with only a few colonists defying the stormy seas in their search for new land. Will you guide them on the Colonization of a New World?
FreeCol Features: - Play classic Colonization games - Play new expanded Colonization games - Huge 8 player games (plus even more players with mods) - Multiplayer support - More European nations to choose from (plus even more with mods) - More Indian tribes to meet (plus even more with mods) - Huge maps of America, Africa, Australia, and many more! - Map Editor to create your own maps to share - Easily moddable for custom graphics & gameplay changes
If you want to contribute to Freecol you can: - Download the latest nightly release and play the game. - Report any bugs you find to our Bug Tracker. - Suggest features or improvements in our Improvement Requests Tracker. - Discuss FreeCol releases here on our Forums. - Contribute to our code base by Forking and submitting a Pull Request. If your changes don't suit the main game we can add it as a 3rd party mod to the download! :)