Marko Lindqvist wrote on Feb 01, 17:02 (+0200):
> On 1 February 2014 11:19, Christian Knoke <> wrote:
> >
> > Starting point of the discussion was a shop that (packages and) sells FOSS
> > for cheap money
>  Well, name issue has nothing to do with that starting point of the thread.
>  There was more material where Freeciv was wrongly written with
> capital C, and I commented how I hate it when people read our name as
> "just a civ clone" while practically all our development is about
> features not in civ/2, and flexible ruleset format allows people to do
> very different games from civ/2 - for a long time I've referred to
> freeciv as "an engine for many kind of games" rather than just one
> game with classic rules - civ/2 rules are just one subset of possible
> rules.

Absolutely.  But I don't think the name is wrong. People I know rather think
it's like "Linux" or "difficult", not a "clone".


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