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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 408 ratings
  1. 10 (147)
  2. 9 (179)
  3. 8 (58)
  4. 7 (8)
  5. 6 (4)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (4)

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  • User Rating 8.9

    A classic but not forgotten masterpiece by Sid Meier.

    Rated on July 28, 2006 by Descarte

    So what is the game about? Not very surprising.. Colonization! In Colonization you control one out of four European powers (the Dutch, English, French or Spanish) and sail out west to discover and col...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Sid Meier's lost classic.

    Rated on August 28, 2006 by viberooni

    Sid Meier has some all-time classics under his belt, and perhaps the least heralded of them all is this strategic gem. Colonization took the turn-based formula that worked so well in Civilization and ...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Do you have an old Computer just staning there somewere ? why not use it to play a bit of the great game Colonization :-

    Rated on September 11, 2006 by knut-am

    This game is now about 11 years old, so by all means one can not expect first class graphics. but that is not either needed in this game, it plays a bit like Civilization with a twist. you establish c...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Hey, I've got some beads...what will you give me for them?

    Rated on September 21, 2008 by JSuarez

    Ah, Colonization....a fun game that played fairly well. The premise is that you are an explorer from one of four biggie powers of the day (England, Spain, France, or Dutch-land)...you start in a ship...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Ok ship that spice attack that and what happened to the time uh revilution five houres is enuff of this fun game.

    Rated on October 12, 2008 by souledge959

    Ok I'm a big fan of new and old and this is old yet still gives me a new and fun experiance every time. I love the game play insted of the complexity of civ it runs smoother aqnd easyer to understand ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    One of the best games ever!

    Rated on March 20, 2006 by lantermanc

    Awesome game, like civilization but better, fountain of youths, 7 treasures, indians, training elder statesmen and firebrand preachers. This game is one of the best games ever made. It's replay valu...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    best game ever played...never get bored of this classic. BUY IT if you have any brains at all!!!

    Rated on January 10, 2007 by powee2006

    buy buy buy buy buy. This game, for all you old school retro fans, was first released on the Commodore Amiga back in the 80's. So if you have an Amiga lying around or if you still use one today (i do ...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    A great game for a way to small group of people stunt by the fact that there never came a sequal of the game.

    Rated on December 18, 2005 by madmenno

    Another great work from Sid Meier that passed silently allong the big crowed. It's another turn based, micro manage, god game that will keep you happy for 100's of hours! Like the Civilization seri...

    11 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Ever wanted to play out the Revolutionary War or a similar scenario? This could be for you!

    Rated on February 25, 2008 by AlmightyGeo

    Now, if your a fan of the Civilization series this is pretty much the same thing just set in the colonization period. Personally, I like Colonization a tad bit better than some of the Civilization gam...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.