Civilization Game

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Nowadays, there are 6 completely different versions of Civilization game and many downloadable expansions.


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In Civilization: The Board Game, 2-4 players take on the roles of famous leaders in charge of historical civilizations, each with their own abilities. Players will be able to explore a module game board, build cities and buildings, fight battles, research powerful technology, and attract great people by advancing their culture. Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Coming to PC on October 21, 2016.

Sid Meier's Civilization V Game of the Year - PC. ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ Sep 27, 2011 by 2K. 4.3 out of 5 stars 446. 99 $40.00 $40.00. More Buying Choices $13.48 (9 used & new offers) PC Download Currently unavailable. Mac Other format: Mac Download. Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a turn-based strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Shop for Civilization in Video Game Titles. Buy products such as Sid Meier's Civilization VI, 2K, Nintendo Switch, 77 at Walmart and save.

But which Civilization game is the best?

To answer this question, I have decided to write this article where I show you the best Civilization game at first, and then you can go ahead with my ranked list from the best to the worst Civilization game in case you do not like the first one.

What is the Best Civilization Game?

Civilization VI is the best game of the Civilization series. Even though it didn’t change much after the Civilization V, this is the most recent and polished version of the game with an improved AI and multiplayer, better graphics, and more challenging gaming experience.

Best Civilization Games Ranked from Best to Worst

1. Civilization VI

I have already said that Civilization VI is the best Civilization game, so let’s just sum up what has been changed here.

The game doesn’t introduce any new radical features as it was noticeable during the upgrade from Civilization IV to Civilization V, only a technology research tree.

Nevertheless, it still tops the list simply because of the necessary fixes in the game mechanics from its predecessor and modern graphics.

So, if you're looking for the only Civilization game to start with, and you’re not interested in the history of the legendary franchise, just go with Civilization VI.

2. Civilization V

Although Civilization V was moved from the peak of the list by the latest installment, it will be always remembered as the most innovative game in the series.

First and foremost, starting from Civilization V, the victory can be achieved in seven ways: research, diplomacy, exploration, expansion, economic development, government and military conquest.

Secondly, to the game were introduced hexagonal tiles that prevent the unit stacking into a single tile.

In addition to that, there are also improved visuals and sounds, advanced diplomacy, new combat system, city-states, NPCs, better multiplayer, and more.

Among the cons of Civilization V are weak AI, removed vassalage and religion, and simplified espionage, but after the release of DLCs such as Gods & Kings and Brave New World, everything is fixed.

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2. Civilization IV

The third best Civilization game is the fourth edition.

Civilization IV has taken over the gameplay from the Civilization III with a few changes: brand-new game engine, stabilized multiplayer mode, and increased impact of the religion.

With an appearance of a new game engine in Civilization IV, now it is possible to see what is happening in your empire simply by zooming it in rather than just watching the city view screen which was available in the previous games of the series.

4. Civilization III

With the release of the third game, Civilization has undergone significant changes; therefore, it can be called the best Civilization game which paved the way to the Civilization as we see it today.

The first major improvement we can see in the game is the new elements of culture, nationality, and the arts.

Secondly, it has expanded the scope on the new Wonders of the World, Great People, and technologies.

In addition to this, the game features an advanced trade system, improved combat options, and active world generator.

Lastly, I think this is the most important change of the game, in Civilization III there are not two but five victory conditions. Despite conquest and the space race, you can also win the game by dominating the two-thirds of the planet, being elected as a head of the United Nations, or assimilating other civilizations.

5. Civilization II

Civilization II is mostly similar to its predecessor, with slight gameplay improvements.

First of all, the game view has changed from the top-down to the isometric perspective.

Secondly, things from the first game such as world wonders, technologies, units, and civilizations were significantly extended.

The artificial intelligence of the enemy has been updated positively.

Besides that, in the game also was added ‘High Council’ which you can ask for advice in military, economics, politics, science, and human well-being areas.

Lastly, thanks to the modification of the first game ‘CivNet’, Civilization II has received a multiplayer mode.

6. Civilization I

This is the game from where it all began.

Although its interface and sound effects are quite primitive, that was enough to be named the best game of all times on the PC in 1996 where the gameplay was appreciated more than the visuals.

The campaign begins in 4000 BC and you need to develop your civilization up until the Space Age. As well as in the later Civilization games you need to discover new technologies, build cities, and make important political, military, and economic decisions.

There are only two ways the game can be won. Firstly, you can achieve victory by conquering all other civilizations. And secondly, you can do that by winning the space race.

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To sum up, although it might be confusing to find out the best Civilization game yourself, I recommend you to try its three the most recent editions starting with the Civilization VI, which I prefer the most, until you find your favorite.

I hope you enjoyed reading this article and now you know which Civilization game is the best.

If you have any comments or suggestions, feel free to put them down in the comments section below.

Thanks for reading! Have fun!

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To exit fullscreen mode, press escape. Playing experience can be poor due to your browser or your computer. Download Sid Meier's Civilization and launch it with DOSBox to have the best playing experience!

If the game is too fast or too slow, try hitting CTRL-F11 (slower) and CTRL-F12 (faster).


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It's still crashing. Can those who say it's working, tell me what game they're playing - (ie Tribe, difficulty level etc). All the ones I've tried, freeze about an hour in.


Thanks for fixing this! Works again fine.


Hooray!!!! Our lives were ruined, now they're saved. It's working again

Steve da Balls2021-04-28

Yo Yo Yo..... This game is AWESOME SAUCE!!!


Great nostalgia kick, sadly crashes too much.


i wish it wouldnt crash in mid game and than i have to load like wayyy back :(



Lao Mu2021-02-03

If think about the good old times....then Civilisation 1 is my second thought. So much stressless fun I never had again. :)


I wish it didn't crash on city improvements.

Steve da Balls2020-11-16

This game is awesome!!!!! Much Much better than the newer versions of Civilization! Excellent game!


Amazing, nice to play after 25 years...


After playing Civ VI a great deal, this game is unbarebly bad


This is one of my favourite games- strategy, simple gameplay, and the satisfaction of capturing a city!


It's brilliant! I just wish it didn't crash when the game gets to an advanced stage - I'm having my best game ever and it crashes every few turns :(


Web version worked great! Played a full game through colonization of alpha centauri without issue. Thanks!!




Failed to load game file....


Great game. Except the emulator craps out usually around the year 1400-1500 due to data overflow/locking up. Save often, so otherwise you don't lose your progress. And yes, you can save on here.


Hello Paul, Thanks. But I mean Sid Meiers Civilisation II. Where can I find the answers on the cicilisation quizes of CIV 2?


Hey Terro.. just type CIV 1 Manual into Google you can see all the techs & how you get them & will Abe able to answer the question easily.


I hate the Civilisation Quiz. If you are wrong, you lose al your elements. Is there a way to ignore this, or is there a page with al the sollutions?


I cannot get this to download (read install) properly on a windows system. Any advice from anyone?


amazing game, always has been. but oh my the battleship getting smashed by a phalanx ..... just boils the blood. the ai gets so many artificial advantages


the strongest get rext with the weakest im almost done no im not stupid guys trying to kill me eh wait until I one shot them all HA PIG BRIAN


Browser cookies. Clear history, or play in private mode -and the next time your saved game is not there.


Uncheck in the option: Instant advice, Autosave and Animations. After this I can finally enjoy the game without freeze.

Dave Smith2019-03-28

To fix the game freeze during production, go to Options and uncheck the advice option when you start the game.

Old Fart2019-03-14

Sometimes when you go to change production the game freezes when the military adviser suggest a production. You cannot unfreeze the game and have to restart. VERY frustrating.


Is there anyway to retrieve the saved game I was playing online and use it for the downloaded version?

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The game cursor did not work on my computer either, until I found these settings, for perfect results:
- Game only works in FULLSCREEN mode (blue menu on top of the screen)
- only works with the MOUSE (not a stylus)
- I block the SHIFT key, to allow shortcut with the keyboard (ie: B for build a new city, R for build road, F for fortify, etc.)
- At the beginning of the game (yellow letters on black background), press 1, 1, 1 for each question.


Seria possible poder juegar en el ipad?

Paleologos The Great2018-05-10

Ready to fight for world domination


Game is sooo much fun, i am terrible at picking government types though :P

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top game worth playing accept theres no save so you cant leave game and come back later real shame i would love to play this game after 20 years a real nostragia was addicted in its day have played civ till 3 or 4 cant remember till life got in the way.


great game works on chrome book if you select mouse and keyboard and you can slightly adjust the mouse to click on cites and you use alt+one of the leters that opens up the sub menu to access stuff like Game and Orders.


wrote this comment somewhere else probably before I hit play browser game Have a Samsung Chromebook and can't get cursor to work. Tried keyboard only nd cannot find keyboard command to let me get into my city to change or buy what it is working on so I keep spewing out militia until 1500AD and my city is reduced and so the program goe in on its own


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Works perfectly fine on windows 10 Chrome. Random quiz is actually anti pirate protection from back in a day. Answers were in a manual supplied with the original purchase. Funny enough these are just questions about what do you need to invent something. Most of it is common sense.


Don't bother with this, it decides to randomly throw quizzes at you & then cancel your game if you guess wrong.


game is playable but occasionally there is a bug where you cant exit the city view and it gets stuck and you have to start a new game, if you use the saved files they tend to be corrupted too after you get stuck in a city view in the same city.

Segway Mike2017-01-14

You have to hit 1 repeatedly after hitting start. Working better in Firefox, was working in chrome.


i cant even get it past the loading screen

PLS HELP ME2016-06-18

Got Stuck In The Color Selection Screen.


Can some one tell what to do if it freezes and nothing works?


If the torch doesn't take, forget it!!! It will have you onlu building malias until some one attacks and kills you. You may as well kill the game and start over! You can use youtube before you start the game or anything else that requires the uses of the cursor! You have to cut it off until the game starts.


I will work for awhile, but it will suddenly stop or go goofy!


never mind quick replay works fine
Also, at the loading screen, press '1 4 1' and you'll have sound


You only need to hit 1 a couple of times, then stop. Then the game is playable.
After you win (:P), do not click on any replay as it shows nothing except for 4000 B.C. unless there is a certain key you have to press that I overlooked.

Segway Mike2016-01-05

Those guys are right. Just hit 1 repeatedly as the game is loading.


This game is unplayable on an Apple. You can't change what you are building in your city and can't move military unites.


yea just spam the 1 key during loading

Sid Meier2015-11-11

I got it working by continuously bashing '1' when it says 'game loading'.


The game doesn't work . The color choose doesn't work. Stupid fucking freaks.


Yeah game not working, cant select a colour


cannot game to start because i can not select color quality??

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