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DescriptionCapitalism is a real-time strategy game where you are CEO of a corporation. Your goal is to defeat your competitors, gain market dominance, and make a profitable business.
The game contains countless aspects of real business, including the stock market, research & development, marketing, and hostile takeovers. In Capitalism, you must decide upon what to buy, what to sell, what prices to charge, what to manufacture, what to research, where to buy your supplies from, what to do with your money, and how to defeat your competitors.
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The Press Says
|High Score||DOS||Mar, 1996||5 out of 5||100|
|Mac Gamer||Macintosh||1995||90 out of 100||90|
|PC Joker||DOS||Oct, 1995||87 out of 100||87|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Nov, 1995||86 out of 100||86|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||DOS||Feb, 1996||80|
|PC Player (Germany)||DOS||Nov, 1995||74 out of 100||74|
|Macworld||Macintosh||Feb, 1997||7.1 out of 10||71|
|GameSpot||DOS||May 01, 1996||6.9 out of 10||69|
|The DOS Spirit||DOS||Dec 18, 2012||4 out of 6||67|
|High Score||Macintosh||Feb, 1997||3 out of 5||60|
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ReceptionThe high degree of realism in this game did not go unnoticed in educational environments. Harvard and Stanford University promoted the use of the game as a business simulation in instructional purposes. According to professor Tom Kosnik, gamers not only learn the subtleties of growing an entrepreneurial business but also learn about leadership and team building necessary in any business situation.
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #6 Hardest Computer Game
Related Web Sites
- Capitalism -- The official homepage.
Ben Sayer, Brian Davis, Brian Serviss, Chris Peterson, Daniel Hoffman, Drew Fudenberg, Erez Lieberman, Eric Adair, Eric Grover, Gavin Adams, George Hom