One of the most enthralling games ever released for the PC. Vast improvements were made from the first Civilization. More civilizations, units, wonders, and much, much smoother gameplay. It has been a while since I played the first one, but i do remember being thoroughly satisfied with the improvements. I believe that this civilization is better than the third. beyond Emperor difficulty, Civ 3 is virtually impossible. Also, civ 3 tends to get quite boring later on, while civ 2 seems to be engaging throughout play. Civ 2 is the best of the series im sure. Civ 3 adds some neat things here and there, but theres nothing like old school games sometimes. ANd civ 2 is one of my favorite "old schoolers".
Civilization II was a gem. This game, as old-school as it was, was so very appropriate for the genre. It took the basic ideas from Colonization (a legendary game in itself) and updated it to be appropriate for a new g... Read Full Review
Civilization II was the first game in the series for me. I actually found it at a local thrift store for $2. Being a fan of strategy games since a child, I couldn't wait to get home and try this out. I played 9 hours str... Read Full Review