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CivCity: Rome (Windows)

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Description

CivCity: Rome is a city-building game based on Sid Meier's Civilization and developed in collaboration with Firaxis Games. Players must build and nurture a wide variety of Roman settlements by completing missions, like growing a certain number of a material or building a certain number of temples to the Roman gods. Other buildings available include houses, farms, water systems, amphitheatres, coliseums and a circus maximus for chariot racing, which are vital for keeping your citizens' moral up. As well as building up the city in this way, the player will also face enemies attempting to conquer your settlement, and so raising and commanding an army is a key area of the game.

As well as the main mission-based game, players can also take on a more scenario-based mode where they could, for example, be charged with defending their city from an enemy attack straight away.

Other features include the ability to look inside houses to see a Roman family go about their daily life, over 70 technologies to research (for example, tool making), a Civilopedia full of information on the Roman empire, and a powerful scenario editor.

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CivCity: Rome Windows This green area is where the house occupant will go for products... so you have to build all the shops inside this area. The area grows with the house quality.
CivCity: Rome Windows Let's begin, this mission map is clear so you can decide where to construct the Urban Hall.
CivCity: Rome Windows First mission cleared.
CivCity: Rome Windows This house has a family of 3 members, as shown by the 3 arrows.

Alternate Titles

  • "CivCity: Roma" -- Italian/Spanish title
  • "CivCity: Rom" -- German title

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The Press Says

Deaf Gamers 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamesmania Aug 01, 2006 79 out of 100 79
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Aug 10, 2006 75 out of 100 75
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2006 74 out of 100 74
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2006 70 out of 100 70
4Players.de Jul 24, 2006 67 out of 100 67
GameCell UK 2007 6 out of 10 60
Maximum PC Dec 07, 2006 6 out of 10 60
GamingExcellence Aug 26, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55
1UP Jul 27, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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Spindash (90) added CivCity: Rome (Windows) on Nov 24, 2006