Moby Poll: What kind of game collector are you?

Mob Rule (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
75
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

A city building game similar in nature to SimCity but with elements of a real time strategy thrown in to keep you busy.

You play the part of a small time mobster who wants to work his way up in the organization. Your goal is to take over various towns and wipe out the competition at the same time.

You purchase land and place various types of buildings on it such as soup kitchens, drinking dens, peep shows, hospitals, factories etc. You then select a tenant to live/work in the business. Your tenants produce other tenants, workers or cash flow. As the game progresses you will build a gadget factory to manufacture various gadgets necessary to upgrade your businesses.

While you are building the city of your dreams you must also be controling the members of your gang, Workers, Fixers and Gangsters. The workers build the buildings and help take out the competition, The Fixers perform the upkeep on your properties so they don't fall into total disrepair or burn down, they also help eliminate the other teams as necessary. Your gangsters are your enforcers. You need them to take over other properties and to whack the poor mooks that need whacked. You can create teams of men (Sorry the only "Ladies" in the games run the Brothels, after all it is the 1930's) or control your men individually.

You play through 5 scenarios or play on-line against up to three other people.

Screenshots

Mob Rule Windows Map
Mob Rule Windows Building - soup kitchen
Mob Rule Windows Title screen
Mob Rule Windows Main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Street Wars: Constructor Underworld" -- European title
  • "Constructors: Street Wars" -- Alternate European title
  • "Constructor 2" -- Informal name

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

It coulda been a contendah Jim Newland (53) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars

The Press Says

Power Play May, 1999 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited Jun, 1999 8.2 out of 10 82
PC Gamer 1999 82 out of 100 82
Game industry News (GiN) 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 24, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Game Revolution Sep 01, 1999 C+ 58
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jul 24, 1999 55 out of 100 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Studio 3 used mob titles (The Don, Consigliere, Molls) when crediting their team. Click on Credits for the complete listing.

Related Web Sites

Thom Doonan (4) added Mob Rule (Windows) on Sep 07, 2000