CivCity: Rome (Windows)

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CivCity: Rome is a city-building game based on Sid Meier's Civilization and developed in collaboration with Firaxis Games. Players must build and nurture a wide variety of Roman settlements by completing missions, like growing a certain number of a material or building a certain number of temples to the Roman gods. Other buildings available include houses, farms, water systems, amphitheatres, coliseums and a circus maximus for chariot racing, which are vital for keeping your citizens' moral up. As well as building up the city in this way, the player will also face enemies attempting to conquer your settlement, and so raising and commanding an army is a key area of the game.

As well as the main mission-based game, players can also take on a more scenario-based mode where they could, for example, be charged with defending their city from an enemy attack straight away.

Other features include the ability to look inside houses to see a Roman family go about their daily life, over 70 technologies to research (for example, tool making), a Civilopedia full of information on the Roman empire, and a powerful scenario editor.

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CivCity: Rome Windows First mission cleared.
CivCity: Rome Windows Dwelling houses in your city
CivCity: Rome Windows Introduction
CivCity: Rome Windows This granery is sending all the wine to the blue arrow-pointed area.

Alternate Titles

  • "CivCity: Roma" -- Italian/Spanish title
  • "CivCity: Rom" -- German title

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IGN Jul 25, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
PC Powerplay Jul 26, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Gameslave UK Aug 07, 2006 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Jul 24, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 25, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Press Start Online Sep 05, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Play.tm Aug 18, 2006 63 out of 100 63
GameCell UK 2007 6 out of 10 60
Maximum PC Dec 07, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Aug 10, 2006 C- 42

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Spindash (90) added CivCity: Rome (Windows) on Nov 24, 2006