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The Freeciv Users and Developers European ConferenceEdit

On August 2 and 3, 2002, a couple of Freeciv enthusiasts met in Amsterdam. Here are some post-event notes.

What happened?Edit

Including but not limited to:

the warmup period
where Freecivers crawled under tables to connect the cables, set everything up, discovered it didn't work, and ran around trying to fix things
the introduction round
where Freecivers introduced themselves, explained their involvement with Freeciv, and stirred up discussions about the game, development, future goals and priorities, etc.
the presentations
where Freecivers introduced and demonstrated some current developments:
  • Ingo presented his Teamciv
  • Raimar presented his management agents
  • Thomas S. presented Iuz's war client
and the rest of us were suitably impressed
the cooldown period
where Freecivers went out for a minimum of food and sleep
the afterglow period
where Freecivers rejoined for a boat tour, a museum visit, food, drink, and talk

FacilitiesEdit

These people were a great help:

Location, snacks and drinks
2 Klaveren
De Clercqstr 136
1052NP Amsterdam
The Netherlands.
That's IT!, Den Haag

WhoEdit

Like Freeciv itself, the event was small but international:

Attendees Who is that?
Martijn van BeersLotR from pubserver and #freeciv
Karl-Ingo FrieseFreeciv developer and player ChaosE
Kero van GelderKero from #freeciv
Jens GeorgOne of the German Translators
Geneviève GracianPlayer Eneg
Thomas van KootenFUADEC organizer
Thue Janus Kristensenpast administrator
Reinier Postwebmaster and pubserver admim
Niels Leander van ReymersdalQuazion from #freeciv and bug reporter
Paul Zastoupilwebmaster, host and pubserver admin
Thomas Strubpille from pubserver and #freeciv
Raimar Falkea current administrator
Ian McCullochFreeciv player and FreeRails developer

Now what?Edit

FUADEC is over, but you can:

join FUADEC II
which was brought up many times, although a date wasn't set
find some of us
on IRC

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