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 Tips for the mission. You have to click on the arrow to see them.
CivCity: Rome Windows Let's begin, this mission map is clear so you can decide where to construct the Urban Hall.
CivCity: Rome Windows Introduction
CivCity: Rome Windows He takes you as your patron and teaches you what to do.

Alternate Titles

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

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Deaf Gamers 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Jul 25, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
Gameslave UK Aug 07, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Jul 25, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
4Players.de Jul 24, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Play.tm Aug 18, 2006 63 out of 100 63
GameCell UK 2007 6 out of 10 60
1UP Jul 27, 2006 5 out of 10 50
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