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Caesar (Amiga)

Caesar Amiga Title Screen

MISSING COVER

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Description

The first in the strategy series set in the Roman Empire’s peak era starts off with you as ruler of a small province, although if you’re successful you will get tougher assignments.

You must build the city, placing crucial features such as housing estates, roads, policing, water supply, social events and the like. You’re not restricted to one city – you can build another area, linked by roads, once you’ve got the first one running smoothly. You have slaves at your disposal to build and maintain everything.

All this would be easy if you had an infinite supply of money, the civilians didn’t complain about anything, there was no threat of combat, and you didn’t have to keep the people above you happy. Needless to say, all of these problems crop up.

Via the forums, you will get public opinions, which are affected by how high taxes are, and whether people feel they’re getting value for money. If they don’t they could riot;– what will you tell the Emperor if that happens?

Barbarian threats are commonplace, so you need to maintain an army, and at times send it into battle. If you own Cohort II, you can fight the battles using that, but otherwise you just issue the orders then learn of the result.

Screenshots

Caesar Amiga Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "凱撒大帝" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "凯撒大帝" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Caesar I" -- Sierra Originals re-release media title

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The Press Says

Amiga Action Dec, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Format Dec, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Power Dec, 1992 84 out of 100 84
Pelit Jul, 1992 83 out of 100 83
Amiga World Aug, 1993 B+ 83
CU Amiga Dec, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1993 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Amiga Joker Nov, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 64 out of 100 64

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Trivia

Cohort II

Caesar can be linked with Cohort II, a strategy game focused on battles and also set during the Ancient Roman era. When linked, the battles in Caesar can be played through the Cohort II game. However, because Cohort II was released later then Caesar, this feature is only available in re-releases.

Freeware

At least since 2004,Caesar is freeware.

Information also contributed by LeChimp
Martin Smith (63156) added Caesar (Amiga) on May 12, 2004
Other platforms contributed by William Shawn McDonie (1152), Martin Smith (63156) and Zeppin (8355)