Follow

    Hamurabi

    Game » consists of 0 releases. Released 1972

    Hamurabi is a text-based game of land and resource management, and is one of the earliest computer games.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Hamurabi last edited by Koholos on 12/14/19 06:36PM View full history

    Overview

    The game is based on Hammurabi, King of Babylon, a city-state of ancient Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq), during 1792-1750 BC.

    The game, which was first developed and released on mainframe computers in the early 1970s, and then subsequently ported to home computers, is the first city-builder made.

    As a simulation, Hamurabi inspired later games such as Sid Meier's Civilization and a number of other similar resource-management simulations.

    sizepositionchange
    sizepositionchange
    positionchange
    positionchange
    positionchange
    bordersheaderpositiontable
    positionchange

    This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

    Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

    Comment and Save

    Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.