CivCity: Rome (Windows)

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CivCity: Rome is a city-building game based on Sid Meier's Civilization and developed in collaboration with Firaxis Games. Players must build and nurture a wide variety of Roman settlements by completing missions, like growing a certain number of a material or building a certain number of temples to the Roman gods. Other buildings available include houses, farms, water systems, amphitheatres, coliseums and a circus maximus for chariot racing, which are vital for keeping your citizens' moral up. As well as building up the city in this way, the player will also face enemies attempting to conquer your settlement, and so raising and commanding an army is a key area of the game.

As well as the main mission-based game, players can also take on a more scenario-based mode where they could, for example, be charged with defending their city from an enemy attack straight away.

Other features include the ability to look inside houses to see a Roman family go about their daily life, over 70 technologies to research (for example, tool making), a Civilopedia full of information on the Roman empire, and a powerful scenario editor.

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CivCity: Rome Windows Dwelling houses in your city
CivCity: Rome Windows Explanation of the buildings
CivCity: Rome Windows Taking a bath. Another requirement to upgrade houses.
CivCity: Rome Windows He takes you as your patron and teaches you what to do.

Alternate Titles

  • "CivCity: Roma" -- Italian/Spanish title
  • "CivCity: Rom" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Deaf Gamers 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameslave UK Aug 07, 2006 8 out of 10 80
ActionTrip Aug 03, 2006 80 out of 100 80
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2006 74 out of 100 74
Fragland.net Oct 02, 2006 73 out of 100 73
Gamigo Aug 08, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Jul 28, 2006 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 04, 2006 66 out of 100 66
GamingExcellence Aug 26, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55
1UP Jul 27, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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Spindash (90) added CivCity: Rome (Windows) on Nov 24, 2006