posted in: Games, Strategies | 0
FreeCol logo

FreeCol is a free and open source turn-based strategy game based on the old Colonization game and similar to Civilization


  • FreeCol is a computer game in the genre of turn-based strategy, a free clone of the game Sid Meier’s Colonization;
  • The goal of the game is to gain independence;
  • The game represents the colonization of the new world by the peoples of Europe;
  • There is an opportunity to engage in politics, economics (trade), diplomacy and war (fight with aborigines and other European civilizations);
  • There is a single-player and multiplayer game mode;
  • There is a built-in map editor;
  • There is an option to choose the rules: classic or FreeCol, as well as the difficulty of the game;
  • There is an opportunity to choose the country for which you will play and its advantage (trade, conquest, etc.);
  • It is possible to save/load the game;
  • It is possible to configure various game parameters;
  • Support for customizable keyboard shortcuts.

Screenshots Game


The game FreeCol is available for installation on Linux, Windows and macOS.

Installation methodOS
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others
FlatpakUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Game via Deb package

Install Game via RPM package

Install Game via Flatpak package

flatpak install flathub org.freecol.FreeCol

Install Game via EXE package on Windows

Install Game via .App package for macOS

Game Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:0.11.6
Developer:The FreeCol Team
Programming language:Java
License:GPL v2

If you like it, share it!

Notify of
0 Комментарий
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments