Pocket Ages is a town building and trading game similar to a farm simulation game. The player manages a civilization starting from when man first discovered fire. Villagers need to be guided starting from the Prehistoric Age. Resources can be gathered in order to craft items, build structures, produce goods for trading, and raise livestock. By discovering new technologies the society grows through different ages including Ancient Era, Classical Era, and Medieval Era. Different characters are encountered along the way and they can be transformed from primitive cavemen to civilized citizens.