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Description

Utopia takes the Sim City gameplay concept and adds a military element to it. The game is set in the distant future, where your job is nothing less than Colony Administrator for a new settlement on some far-flung planet. Your aim is to provide the highest Quality of Life rating for the colonists.

You do so by ensuring that there is enough life support, power, housing, employment, police and entertainment to keep the citizens of your colony happy. Hindering your goal are random events such as solar eclipses (which can render your solar panels inactive) and also a different, hostile alien race that inhabits the planets in the many scenarios at offer.

Not only do you have to be a good mayor but you also have to be a good general. Resources must not only be attributed to civilian research but into weapons research, intelligence and the building of tanks and spaceships, if you wish to survive long enough to see your colony flourish into a metropolis. As a rule, you will have built a strong colony before the aliens come, but the final push towards a QOL of 80% or higher can only be achieved once there is no outside threat.

Screenshots

Utopia: The Creation of a Nation DOS Title screen
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation DOS Main menu
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation DOS Starting up a civilization.
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation Amiga Title screen

Promo Images

Utopia: The Creation of a Nation Magazine Advertisement
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation Magazine Advertisement

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Critic Reviews

Secret Service / New S Service Amiga Jun, 1994 94 out of 100 94
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Oct, 1991 920 out of 1000 92
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Format Amiga Nov, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 79 out of 100 79
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 79 out of 100 79
Video Games SNES Dec, 1993 77 out of 100 77
Play Time DOS Oct, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1991 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1992 68 out of 100 68

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Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #34 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

Contributed to by Rambutaan (1069), PCGamer77 (3231), Martin Smith (66827) and Terok Nor (27821)