Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization. The game commences in prehistory and your mission is to lead your tribe from the Stone Age to the Space Age…
Freeciv-web can be played online using a desktop computer, mobile phone or tablet. Freeciv-web has been optimized for the iPhone 5 on mobile and modern HTML5 browsers such as Chrome and Firefox.
An introduction and short tutorial appears below.
Check out the FreeCiv wiki to help get you started. It could be valuable for social studies inside and outside classrooms.