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Caesar IV is the long-awaited sequel to Caesar III. In this historic city-building game, you govern a province of the Roman Empire, and are given the task of building its capital city. If you are successful, you move off to another province, with the final goal of becoming Caesar.

The main focus of the game is on planning and building your city, while keeping your citizens happy and safe. Rome expects you to turn a profit and send regular shipments of goods back. And in the meantime, you have to defend your city against plundering barbarians.

The online part of the game is divided in two sides: in Caesar's Challenge you compete against other players to become the best governor of the season; in the Empire mode, you can build up and expand your own province by completing and uploading scenarios.


Caesar IV Windows Campaign Menu - More difficult campaigns may only be chosen after the less difficult campaigns are completed.
Caesar IV Windows Advisers
Caesar IV Windows Political Map - Trade options
Caesar IV Windows Campaign start

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Alternate Titles

  • "凱撒大帝4" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "Цезарь IV" -- Russian spelling
  • "Cezar IV" -- Polish title

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User Reviews

Caesar just died, by Jupiter! Indra was here (20867) 2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Deaf Gamers 2006 8.8 out of 10 88
Game Shark Nov 03, 2006 B+ 83
Bit-Tech Oct 21, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Video Game Talk Oct 31, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Oct 05, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct 27, 2006 71 out of 100 71 Oct 12, 2006 7 out of 10 70 Oct 19, 2006 7 out of 10 70
ActionTrip Oct 10, 2006 69 out of 100 69
FZ Oct 28, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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The US launch release is bundled with the complementary DVD Rome: Engineering an Empire from the The History Channel. The documentary won two Emmy Awards. It chronicles the rich history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Caesar in 44 B.C. to its eventual fall around 537 AD, detailing the remarkable works of architecture and technology in between that helped create Rome's indelible mark on the world.


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Pecunia (81) added Caesar IV (Windows) on Oct 03, 2006