The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Overall User Score (157 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 13 3.8
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.2
DOS 116 3.9
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 4.6
      Sound / Music 3.8
Linux Awaiting 5 votes...
Macintosh Awaiting 5 votes...
Windows 28 3.9
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 3.6

User Reviews

Wish there were more games with this approach... Windows Indra is stressed (20719)
Addictive despite its flaws. DOS woods01 (163)
An excellent presentation of American colonization that gets bogged down in the later stages Windows James Hofmann (13)
Great variation on the Civ theme, more trade oriented, like Merchant Prince DOS Adrian Pascaso (5)
This game brings back memories DOS igor balotsky (5)
Colonize the New World DOS David Ledgard (4)
Great game. Kept me up well after midnight a lot of times. DOS MajorDad (537)
A damn fine Sid Meier classic. DOS Tomer Gabel (4644)
Colonial History made easy and FUN! Students, this is YOUR GAME! Windows P Ray (8)