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Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun (Windows)

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Description

Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun takes players to the Victorian era (1835 to 1920), in which time they can direct their nation in the fields of diplomacy, warfare, economy, industrialization, colonization, technological research and politics.

There is somewhat more micro-management in this game, compared to Europa Universalis releases. The economy model in the game is rather complex and often takes precedence over military strategy. The game is all about re-creating world history according to the players' wishes, with a healthy set of events to either support or go against them.

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Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Realms of Europe
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Cape Town,- a UK colony
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Starting the game...
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows The 'Clausewitzian Theory' event

Alternate Titles

  • "ヴィクトリア 太陽の沈まない帝国" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Виктория" -- Russian spelling
  • "Vikoriya: Imperiya Pod Solnzem" -- Russian title
  • "Victoria: Taiyou no Shizumanai Teikoku" -- Japanese title
  • "Vicky" -- Informal name

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The Press Says

Strategy Informer Dec 09, 2003 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Captain Jan 29, 2004 75 out of 100 75
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2004 73 out of 100 73
IGN Dec 08, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 30, 2004 14 out of 20 70
GameSpot Dec 04, 2003 6.3 out of 10 63
Withingames Oct 25, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 11, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Joystick (French) Jan, 2004 2 out of 10 20

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Daywalker (616) added Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun (Windows) on Jun 15, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (121980)