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Utopia (Intellivision)

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Written by  :  xofdre (70)
Written on  :  Feb 08, 2004
Platform  :  Intellivision
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Summary

Still an excellent strategy game that holds up today

The Good

Utopia is pure fun, plain and simple. It introduces many aspects found in newer strategy games (such as the balance between building your nation while still having to defend it) and combines it with the addictive gameplay found in the likes of Civilization.

The spartan graphics shouldn't throw anybody off-- like Dan Bunten's M.U.L.E on the C64, this is a surprisingly deep strategy game that shouldn't be forgotten.

The Bad

No computer support-- in order to play, you require two players. Then again, there's not much you can do about that for the Intellivision system.

The Bottom Line

One of the first truly replayable strategy games, this is one you shouldn't miss.