Re: Linux equivalent to Age of Empires? (a request)

From: Justin Mason (
Date: Mon Apr 02 2001 - 04:08:50 PDT

"Robert S. Thau" said:

> Joseph S. Barrera, III writes:
> > I don't know the first thing about computer games,
> > except for ancient things like adventure and rogue and nethack.
> >
> > But... my son likes playing age of empires... on windows...
> > and I'm trying to figure out what would be a good replacement
> > for him now that he's running linux. Right now he's using his
> > sister's machine which is still running windows.
> Well, there's always classic Empire (see for the latest
> version). This does require having folks to play against, but that's
> not necessarily a bad thing...

Most of the good free-software games nowadays seem to require other folks
to play against, alright. With that in mind, I'd recommend FreeCiv, it'd
be right up his street.


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