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Civilization Type Game?

06-18-2017, 09:36 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 134
Civilization Type Game?

Anyone have any suggestions for a Civilization type game? I feel like the one for iOS is too watered down. What does everyone suggest? Can be WW2 or world powers like Civ.
06-18-2017, 10:28 PM
Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 14
For a deep game, I have read that Starbase Orion is a great 4X game. I am hoping to get it once I get my iPad, but it also plays on the iPhone. I believe it has a good amount of depth to it, but I am not sure how similar it is to the Civilization games. Pocket Tactics wrote a good article about how it has become very polished and quite deep (Source).

As an alternative to the Civilization games, Polytopia is quite decent, and would likely be good to play on the iPhone. It is nowhere as deep as the Civilization PC games (never played the mobile Civ games), but is good for a mobile game. It is also free, with extra civilizations costing $1-3 USD each. This way, you can try it and see if it fits your desired depth.

Last edited by baconcow; 06-18-2017 at 10:32 PM.
06-18-2017, 11:02 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 134
Going to try Starbase Orion. I tried it years ago when it first came out and it was a bit lacking. I have it downloaded, so I'll get into it. I've also downloaded Starategy and Tactics as well.
06-19-2017, 08:16 AM
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 74
World of empires!
06-24-2017, 10:07 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 818
Age of Rivals has just come out this week or so. A card game based on civilisation.

And of course Polytopia is brilliant as well
06-24-2017, 06:43 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 955
Planar Conquest is one of the more involved 4X games out there. Has a very passionate following - check out its enormous TA thread!

2017 GOTY nominations: SAO: Memory Defrag, Death Road to Canada, Spaceplan
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