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A free clone of Colonization.

July 28, 2004
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freecol - A free clone of Colonization


freecol [OPTIONS]


This manual page documents briefly the freecol command. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. freecol is a free clone of the famous game Colonization. It's a turn based strategy game in which each player becomes leader of an European nation, fighting to obtain the indepen‐ dence of the mother country. A multiplayer mode has been added to the original game.


A summary of options is included below. --freecol-data DIR DIR should be the directory with FreeCol's data files, it has a subdirectory called images. --windowed Runs FreeCol in windowed mode instead of full screen mode. --no-sound Runs FreeCol without sound. --usage Shows summary of options. --version Shows version of program. --server PORT Starts a stand-alone server on the specified port.


FreeCol is available under GPL license terms. JAVA-WRAPPERS NOTE This program is a shell script wrapper based on java-wrappers(7). You therefore benefit from several features; please see the java-wrappers(7) manual page.


Homepage: java-wrappers(7)


This manual page was written by Jean Lepropre <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others). It was updated by Vincent Fourmond <>
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