★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.
App description: Villagers: The Secret City is the third chapter in the award-winning Virtual Villagers series from the creators of Fish Tycoon and Virtual Families. This is the same game that became a best-selling Windows and Mac sensation!

Care for and nurture a tribe of little people by teaching them the basics of survival. Grow a small village in your iPhone: your little villagers have food needs, housing needs, technologies to research and diseases to fight! As the tribe grows and prospers, the villagers become curious about the ruined city they have discovered and the secrets it holds.

The game continues to progress in true real time, even when your iPhone is turned off, so dont forget to check in regularly to care for your tribe, help them gain skills and technology, and enable them to discover the secrets that lay waiting for them. How will you lead your tribe?

More about Virtual Villagers: The Secret City:

* Real-time weather! Clouds, fog, and sudden downpours that drench your tribe.
* Real-time game play, with new surprises every time you turn on the game!
* Discover who among your tribe is destined to become Chief!
* Investigate and rebuild the remains of a ruined city!
* Find new sources of food for your villagers!
* Help your villagers make a variety of unique potions from hidden herbs, many with unpredictable effects.
* Dozens of new collectibles for children to retrieve.
* Raise children who resemble their parents.
* Watch your villagers thrive, and then grow old, slow and grey.
* Help your villagers unravel the mysteries of Isola!

Virtual Villagers have been awarded with:

* Sim Game of the Year Game Tunnel
* The Zeebys Gamezebo
* Parents Choice Recommended Award
* iParenting Media Award

Recommended for people who enjoy casual sims and adventure stories like the Lost TV series and Survivor!

Visit our Official Virtual Villagers site at www.VirtualVillagers.com for instructions, strategy guides, and much more!
11-01-2009, 01:35 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 735
I love these games. Now I have all three.

11-01-2009, 02:57 AM
Originally Posted by tangerine View Post
I love these games. Now I have all three.
same here .. bought this one without too much thinking ..

member of Touch Arcaders United Against Piracy Join now!
Gameloft ID: Gelas
Plus! : Gelas
11-01-2009, 04:08 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 540
Another one :S
11-01-2009, 04:37 AM
Love it.
11-01-2009, 05:23 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,755
Interesting. But everything is a bit tiny.
11-01-2009, 05:49 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 617
Looks good.. is it worth it to have I and II? Or does III include all the previous content?

Gameloft Live/OpenFeint/AGON/Plus+/iTunes Reviewer: Revlisoft / GameCenter: SilverDragon / Favs: Project Phoenix Doodle Jump Dungeon Hunter 2 Sentinel 1/2/3 Tiny Tower Cartoon Wars GoldRush Dragon Portals Puzzle Quest 2 AoD Trenches Order & Chaos Nick Chase Superfall
11-01-2009, 10:14 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,442
Originally Posted by Revlisoft View Post
Looks good.. is it worth it to have I and II? Or does III include all the previous content?
I don't have 3 yet, but 2 does not include the content from 1. Personally, I prefer the original to the sequel, but YMMV.

Now Playing: Vietnam '65 | .Decluster | BP2Black | Monster Hunter Freedom Unite | Banner Saga | Ultimate General Gettysburg | Papers, Please | SmartGo Kifu | Crowntakers | Brogue | FTL
11-01-2009, 10:43 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 735
Each version is completely different and the price has come down to $1.99. It was an instant buy for me.
11-01-2009, 11:06 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 458
I would get this, but I still haven't beat the second one lol, they keep dying on me.

Beta tested: Parallelus, Galactic Gunner, Crazy Snowboard, IMO
Originally Posted by NJPodder View Post
What? They make games for the iPhone/iPod Touch?