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FreeOrion is a [http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html free], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source open source], turn-based space empire and galactic conquest ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4X 4X]) computer game being designed and built by the FreeOrion project.  FreeOrion is inspired by the tradition of the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Master_of_Orion Master of Orion] games, but is not a clone or remake of that series or any other game.
  
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[https://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/Test/ Download FreeOrion Test Builds] for Windows, or Mac OSX.<br>
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===Community===
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[http://www.freeorion.org/forum/ Forums] &ndash; [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion GitHub] &ndash; [http://twitter.com/freeorion Twitter]
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===Introduction===
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[[Introduction]] &ndash; [[Screenshots]] &ndash; [http://www.youtube.com/user/freeorionorg Videos] &ndash;  [[FreeOrionWiki:Copyrights|License]]
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[[FAQ]] &ndash; [[Philosophy]]
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===Playing FreeOrion===
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[[Download]] &ndash; [[Support]] &ndash; [[System Requirements]]
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===Project Overview and Contributing===
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[[How to Help]] &ndash; [[Compile]] &ndash; [[Python_Development|Python Development (AI & Content)]] &ndash; [[FOCS Scripting Tutorial|Content Scripting Tutorial]];
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[https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/commits Recent Development Activity] &ndash;  [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion Source Code Repository]
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Latest revision as of 17:15, 30 August 2018

FreeOrion Logo

FreeOrion is a free, open source, turn-based space empire and galactic conquest (4X) computer game being designed and built by the FreeOrion project. FreeOrion is inspired by the tradition of the Master of Orion games, but is not a clone or remake of that series or any other game.

Download FreeOrion v0.4.8 for Windows or Mac OSX 10.9+
Download FreeOrion Test Builds for Windows, or Mac OSX.

Community

ForumsGitHubTwitter

Introduction

IntroductionScreenshotsVideosLicense

FAQPhilosophy

Playing FreeOrion

DownloadSupportSystem Requirements

Quick Play GuideMultiplayer

Project Overview and Contributing

How to HelpCompilePython Development (AI & Content)Content Scripting Tutorial;

Recent Development ActivitySource Code RepositoryReporting Bugs

Donations

Misc

Space Strategy GamesMedia Coverage

Latest News:

  • Forums down - Due to excessive bandwidth usage from hundreds of simultaneous unregistered accounts, the FreeOrion website forums are currently not accessible. Development-related discussions are still ongoing at GitHub. Geoff the Medio (talk) 06:52, 24 October 2019 (UTC)
  • FreeOrion snap packages now available - FreeOrion snap packages are now available on snapcraft.io. Click here to go directly to the FreeOrion page. Vezzra 12:15, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
  • First public FreeOrion multiplayer server online - There is now a public FreeOrion multiplayer server available here (a service provided by community member and contributor o01eg). See the offical announcement post for more details. For informations, updates and support for the service see this discussion thread on our forum. Vezzra 12:10, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
  • FreeOrion 0.4.8 has been released - Windows and OSX installers are available on SourceForge and on GitHub. Linux users will need to build from source, or acquire from your distribution if available. Source tarballs are available from GitHub (please use the source tarball file with version and build number in the filename, not the links automatically created by GitHub). See the Compile page for more instructions. See this post for release notes. Vezzra 16:15, 30 August 2018 (UTC)
  • We are back on track with the 0.4.8 release. Release candidate 3 builds have been uploaded to SourceForge and GitHubfor Windows and Mac OSX. As always, testing and feedback are very much appreciated. Vezzra 14:10, 23 August 2018 (UTC)