Not an American user?

Description

Utopia takes the Sim City gameplay concept and adds a military element to it. The game is set in the distant future, where your job is nothing less than Colony Administrator for a new settlement on some far-flung planet. Your aim is to provide the highest Quality of Life rating for the colonists.

You do so by ensuring that there is enough life support, power, housing, employment, police and entertainment to keep the citizens of your colony happy. Hindering your goal are random events such as solar eclipses (which can render your solar panels inactive) and also a different, hostile alien race that inhabits the planets in the many scenarios at offer.

Not only do you have to be a good mayor but you also have to be a good general. Resources must not only be attributed to civilian research but into weapons research, intelligence and the building of tanks and spaceships, if you wish to survive long enough to see your colony flourish into a metropolis. As a rule, you will have built a strong colony before the aliens come, but the final push towards a QOL of 80% or higher can only be achieved once there is no outside threat.

Screenshots

Utopia: The Creation of a Nation SNES Map
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation DOS Picking a building.
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation SNES Title screen
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation Amiga Your city

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited SNES Jan, 1994 8.7 out of 10 87
Total! (Germany) SNES Jul, 1994 1.75 out of 6 85
Play Time Atari ST Jan, 1992 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1991 10 out of 12 83
Datormagazin Amiga Dec 19, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 79 out of 100 79
Video Games SNES Dec, 1993 77 out of 100 77
neXGam SNES Dec 27, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Power Play DOS Oct, 1992 74 out of 100 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1992 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #34 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

Contributed to by Rambutaan (446), PCGamer77 (3239), Martin Smith (66803) and Terok Nor (25969)