CivCity Rome

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CivCity Rome

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CivCity: Rome, an incredibly detailed and in-depth city builder inspired by the world of Sid Meier's Civilization.

It is a collaboration between Firefly Studios and Firaxis Games, and invites players to shift focus from building a multi-city empire and zoom-in on the great cities of the Roman Empire, culminating in Rome itself!
Players will be charged with building, nurturing and managing one of these great cities as they endeavour to lead the Roman Empire from its humble beginnings to its mighty zenith.

CivCity: Rome will contains many of the features gamers will have enjoyed from the Civilization series, including research, wonders, production and culture, as well as a whole new way to enjoy the Civilization experience.

Key facts

  • Over 75 unique units in the game.
  • 115 different building types in the game.
  • Over 1000 distinct historical facts in the Civilopedia.
  • 27 different maps.
  • 34 missions.


  • Look inside the buildings – For the first time in a city builder you can look inside the Villas, the forums, and even the Roman baths! Discover, in much greater detail, how Romans went about their daily lives.
  • Civilize your city – More than 70 technologies can be developed over time to give your city a strategic advantage. Use the rich research tree to improve many aspects of your city and its relation to the wider empire.
  • Follow the life of a Roman family – Do they thrive and prosper from humble hut to noble palace as they move through the generations… or not? Well, that’s your call!
  • Ease of play – Driven purely by building placement and strong visual feedback, the game lets you create your own living community simply by choosing and placing the wide variety of buildings.
  • Real Romans - An intriguing array of characters will interact with you and bring high drama to your city with their emotions, state of health, and candid feelings about the city. There will even be famous Romans in the city who will comment on and present new challenges for you.
  • Build mighty wonders – Influence the direction of your city by building spectacular monuments. Production of these trophy buildings will give your city  big advantages and look great too!
  • This is not your Father’s Rome – This is your Rome, so customize your city the way you see fit! With hundreds of buildings to place, this game offers more options than any other city building game.
  • Learn a little history and have loads of fun doing it - A wealth of humorous, scary and downright disgusting facts await the curious mind in the instructive and factual ‘CityPedia’, that can be easily accessed within the gameplay experience. It’s a virtual encyclopaedia of facts about life in Roman times at your finger tips!
  • Never a Dull Moment – Gladiatorial combat, debates in the senate, chariot races, temple ceremonies…just a few of the many riveting scenes that will engage and entertain players throughout the game.

System Requirements

  • Windows 2000/XP
  • 1.6 Ghz processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 64 MB video card (with Hardware T&L, nVidia GeForce3/ATI Radeon 8500 or better)
  • 2.5 Gb uncompressed space
  • DirectX 7 compatible sound card
  • DirectX9.0c (included)