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Capitalism is a real-time strategy game where you are CEO of a corporation. Your goal is to defeat your competitors, gain market dominance, and make a profitable business.

The game contains countless aspects of real business, including the stock market, research & development, marketing, and hostile takeovers. In Capitalism, you must decide upon what to buy, what to sell, what prices to charge, what to manufacture, what to research, where to buy your supplies from, what to do with your money, and how to defeat your competitors.


Capitalism DOS Company detail
Capitalism DOS Event log
Capitalism DOS Breaking news - displayed traditionally (for this game genre) as newspaper
Capitalism DOS Product screen

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High Score Mar, 1996 5 out of 5 100
PC Gamer Dec, 1995 89 out of 100 89
PC Joker Oct, 1995 87 out of 100 87
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1995 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot May 01, 1996 6.9 out of 10 69
The DOS Spirit Dec 18, 2012 4 out of 6 67
Power Play Nov, 1995 65 out of 100 65
Score Nov, 1995 6 out of 10 60


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The high degree of realism in this game did not go unnoticed in educational environments. Harvard and Stanford University promoted the use of the game as a business simulation in instructional purposes. According to professor Tom Kosnik, gamers not only learn the subtleties of growing an entrepreneurial business but also learn about leadership and team building necessary in any business situation.


  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #6 Hardest Computer Game

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Alex Schwendner (36) added Capitalism (DOS) on Apr 15, 2000
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