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Description

SimEarth puts you in charge of an entire planet throughout its 10 billion year lifespan. Your ultimate task is to guide the planet’s inhabitants into the stars, from its humble single-celled roots.

The main threats you face include pollution, disease, famine, war and global warming. The controls available to you include the chance to move mountains and continents, creating different levels of species, and unleash tidal waves and earthquakes so as to reshape your planet. All of these things take from your limited energy, which must be replenished.

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SimEarth: The Living Planet Amiga Start menu. (Lo-res Version)
SimEarth: The Living Planet TurboGrafx CD New types of creatures appear...
SimEarth: The Living Planet TurboGrafx CD Deep sea, prokaryotes, no sapients. Hmm. Is this good or bad?..
SimEarth: The Living Planet SNES Technology time scale

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Alternate Titles

  • "模擬地球" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "SimEarth: Der lebende Planet" -- German title
  • "Sim Earth" -- Alternate spelling
  • "シムアース" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Best. Manual. Ever. DOS Paul Varley (13)

Critic Reviews

PC Leisure DOS Nov, 1990 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
CU Amiga Amiga Oct, 1992 93 out of 100 93
Amiga Games Amiga Jan, 1993 84 out of 100 84
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Amiga Format Amiga Oct, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 75 out of 100 75
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 75 out of 100 75
Nintendo Life Wii Jun 23, 2009 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Amiga Power Amiga Sep, 1992 41 out of 100 41
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Jul 26, 2009 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

The PC version of SimEarth took approximately 23,500 hours to program.
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