The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Overall User Score (217 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Macintosh 11 4.1
      AI 4.4
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 3.5
Windows 206 4.0
      AI 4.0
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.8

User Reviews

A terrific game with several annoying flaws. Windows Tomer Gabel (4646)
This is NOT Civilization. It's a whole lot damn better! Windows Indra was here (20930)
Total immersive strategy game - another time stealer Windows Steve Widdowson (21)
A Great Sequel to the Civ Series Windows Kelvin Chan (4)
A good solid game that's definately worth buying Windows Brian Hirt (10072)
A worthy addition to the--Name of Sid Meier--family of games Windows Frank Fujita (3)
It was the time to step forwards, but... Windows Technocrat (201)
One of the most immersive TBSs around. Windows Una Manzana (6)
Sid Meier strikes again! Windows Heikki Sairanen (115)
Civ II on a new Planet. Windows David Ledgard (65)