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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Macintosh release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 4.3
Graphics The visual quality of the game 4.2
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 4.5
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.3
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they are executed. This rating is used for every game except compilations and special editions which don't have unique game content not available in a standalone game or DLC. 4.2
Overall User Score (6 votes) 4.3

Critic Reviews

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Tropico is one of the most addictive games I’ve played in a long time. It takes the classic concept of the city building simulation and twists it into something new and original. If you’re looking for a game that is both enjoyable and challenging, look no further.
Games4Mac (2001)
Tropico bietet einfach eine Menge Spaß. Jeder Sim-Fan wird sich mit diesem Spiel wochenlang beschäftigen, ja ich konnte sogar mit eigenen Augen miterleben wie eingefleischte Shooter-Fans auf einmal begonnen ihr Strikeforce oder Tactical Ops liegen zu lassen um dafür lieber an ihrem persönlichem Inselparadies herumzuwerkelen. Die fesselnde Spielstimmung - nicht zuletzt hervorgerufen durch den tollen Soundtrack - unzählige Handlungsmöglichkeiten und eine Prise Humor machen Tropico zu einer perfekten Mischung.
AppleLinks.Com (Sep 03, 2001)
My advice when playing Tropico is to leave your morals at the door and grasp power with both hands, choking the life out of anyone who might try to take it from you. The game is supposed to make you happy, not the other way around. Seize the moment, and imagine you've put your secret police on the trail of the makers of SimEarth. Trust me, no one will march for them.
macHOME (2001)
While Tropico has a unique premise, and gameplay choices give different styles and objectives for rule, it has the potential to become repetitive. Even with that chance and some bugs, Tropico is a banana republic strategy to relish. What other city-builder lets you make alliances with Russia or enact martial law?
Mac Addict (Oct, 2001)
Though the building process can be slow, Tropico is like Sim City with sombreros and banana daiquiris—satisfying if you love life in the slow lane.
60 (Dec, 2001)
Malgré ce problème de saccades, Tropico reste un bon jeu, même si la durée de vie n'est pas excellente, car on se retrouve vite à refaire les mêmes choses, ce qui n'est jamais passionant. Cependant le jeu reste un très bon titre, et si vous venez d'avoir des sous pour Noël, je ne vois pas de majeures raisons de vous en priver, à moins de garder votre argent pour la pléthore de jeux à venir à la MacWorld de Janvier 2002 à San Francisco !