I've never played a Longturn game before, and I'm lost and clueless as to how to actually find this game. I confirmed my participation. Now I'm logging in to the FreeCiv 2.5.1 I downloaded, searching for the game in the internet metaserver, but I can't find it. It isn't on the FreeCiv web version, either.
So where do I go to actually play?
You need to open the client and select "Connect to Network game" and there enter lt36.longturn.org as the host and 5036 on the port.
The test game is still running with the actual game will start soon. You can try connecting with the test game.