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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 Fire!
CivCity: Rome Windows Explanation of the buildings
CivCity: Rome Windows Tips for the mission. You have to click on the arrow to see them.
CivCity: Rome Windows This green area is where the house occupant will go for products... so you have to build all the shops inside this area. The area grows with the house quality.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Deaf Gamers 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
ActionTrip Aug 03, 2006 80 out of 100 80
PC Powerplay Jul 26, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania Aug 01, 2006 79 out of 100 79
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2006 74 out of 100 74
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2006 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Jul 28, 2006 6.6 out of 10 66
Play.tm Aug 18, 2006 63 out of 100 63
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 07, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Aug 10, 2006 C- 42

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