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Games From the Grave: Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri 0

Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri is a turn based strategy game and the technical successor of Civilization II. What separates Alpha Centauri from Civilization most obviously is the heavy science fiction influence and the inevitable deemphasis on reality. There are a slew of new features in this game, which all add to the already high level of engagement. You start a match by choosing a faction to play as or creating your own based on one of the standard political groups. There are a few to choose from...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Addictive as hell, but not without it's problems 0

Alpha Centauri is a sequel to Civilizations II, like it's predecessor it's a round based world building game, but instead of focusing on earth, the game moves the setting to a planet in the Alpha Centauri system, where after an reactor failure and crash landing different competing factions try to colonize the planet.On the technical side the game stays very close to Civilizations II. The game is presented in an isometric perspective and the worldmap is the regular grid based rectangle. Some enha...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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