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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 Your civilization points. They depend on religion, urban and service buildings and parks present in your city.
CivCity: Rome Windows Tips for the mission. You have to click on the arrow to see them.
CivCity: Rome Windows Battle against North African tribe
CivCity: Rome Windows This mission selection allows us to take on a military mission. There are always different paths to follow.

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
ActionTrip Aug 03, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania Aug 01, 2006 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Jul 24, 2006 71 out of 100 71
Gamigo Aug 08, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 04, 2006 66 out of 100 66
GameCell UK 2007 6 out of 10 60
Maximum PC Dec 07, 2006 6 out of 10 60
DarkZero 2006 5.2 out of 10 52
1UP Jul 27, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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