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 (383 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 34 3.9
      AI 3.7
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 3.3
Atari ST 6 3.7
      AI 3.7
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.5
DOS 271 4.0
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 3.6
Macintosh 9 4.3
      AI 4.5
      Gameplay 4.7
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.7
      Sound / Music 3.9
PC-98 Awaiting 5 votes...
PlayStation Awaiting 5 votes...
SNES 15 3.3
      AI 3.4
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.1
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.2
Windows 3.x 48 3.8
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.2

User Reviews

Grossly overrated DOS Jacques Guy (55)
A diamond in the rough Windows 3.x Tatar_Khan (678)
The best, strategy game of all time. DOS Jeff Watts (21)
Quite simply the greatest, most addictive computer game ever. DOS Steve Hall (352)
The first game where AI had a meaning DOS lucian (40)
The greatest game of the greatest designer DOS Heikki Sairanen (115)
If you have read any of the other reviews then you can guess what's in this one :P DOS Trada PIB (3)
One of the greatest games. Does anyone not like civ? DOS William Shawn McDonie (1182)
This game just screams "best game in the entire history of the universe"! DOS Tomer Gabel (4645)
Civilization for Windows - a great game... Windows 3.x Cesar Saez (6)