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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/30/2018.

Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization.
The game commences in prehistory and your mission is to lead your tribe from the Stone Age to the Space Age.
Your goal is to build cities, collect resources, organize your government,
and build an army, with the ultimate goal of creating the best civilization.
You can play online against other players (multiplayer) or play by yourself against the computer.

To install Freeciv, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install freeciv

To upgrade Freeciv, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade freeciv


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'freeciv'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      softwareName   = 'Freeciv*'
      checksum       = '971f161c8730ada48929d5b2a5d5cc463f252ca42b4d1bdffb4988292b214842'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      url            = ''
      silentArgs     = '/S'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'freeciv'
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'Freeciv*'
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | ForEach-Object {
        $packageArgs = @{
    	  packageName = $packageName
    	  fileType    = 'exe'
    	  silentArgs  = '/S'
    	  validExitCodes= @(0)
    	  file          = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | ForEach-Object {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Freeciv Contributors


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Freeciv 2.5.11 231 Tuesday, March 27, 2018 approved
Freeciv 2.5.10 218 Monday, January 22, 2018 approved
Freeciv 2.5.9 313 Sunday, August 20, 2017 approved
Freeciv 2.5.8 176 Monday, August 14, 2017 approved
Freeciv 2.5.7 254 Monday, May 15, 2017 approved
Freeciv 2.5.6 370 Monday, November 21, 2016 approved
Freeciv 197 Wednesday, November 9, 2016 approved
Freeciv 2.5.5 370 Sunday, July 31, 2016 approved
Freeciv 2.5.4 275 Monday, May 16, 2016 approved
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