CivCity: Rome (Windows)

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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 Loading screen
CivCity: Rome Windows Basic houses - the dark ones are empty.
CivCity: Rome Windows Let's begin, this mission map is clear so you can decide where to construct the Urban Hall.
CivCity: Rome Windows Fire!

Alternate Titles

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

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Gameslave UK Aug 07, 2006 8 out of 10 80
ActionTrip Aug 03, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania.de Aug 01, 2006 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Jul 24, 2006 71 out of 100 71
GameSpy Jul 25, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Action Aug 10, 2006 65 out of 100 65
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 25, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Play.tm Aug 18, 2006 63 out of 100 63
GamingExcellence Aug 26, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 07, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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