Sid Meier's Civilization II

Available Platform: Windows - Alias: Civilization II Multiplayer Gold Edition

Sid Meier's Civilization II, or simply Civilization 2, is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created.

Sid Meier

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DeveloperMicroProse Software
OS supportedWindows XP, 2000 & Windows 7, MacOS 10.6-10.14
Updated23 October 2020

Game Review

Sid Meier's Civilization II, or simply Civilization 2, is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time". This second chapter, build natively for Windows, runs perfectly on modern computers.

Note: this game has been tested on Windows 10 and it works. Just launch "civ2.exe" contained in the "Civilization 2" folder. The first time you lauch it, it's possible that you will be asked to install Direct Play. Just confirm and wait until Direct Play it's installed, after that, the game will work.

Oct 2020 update: We just added an additional version that includes videos. Just download the archive and follow the instructions on README.TXT to install the codes required to see the videos.


Download Sid Meier's Civilization II - Windows Version

Windows version with Foxhead patch v1.1 - Language: English - Size: 17.75 Mb

Windows version with FoxAhead patch v1.1 - Language: English - Size: 32.58 Mb

Windows version Including Videos and video codec - Language: English - Size: 276.97 Mb

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Latest Comments

Bvdannygs - 2020-08-28

grew up playing this on my dads ancient windows 95 laptop and i loved it dearly the one game i played until 13 a light obsession occcured

Manu - 2020-04-25

As reported by other users, there is a bug causing crashes when the names of the cities are changed. It's better to use the default names, or if you want, you can try deleting the file "cities.txt" that you will find inside the game folder.

Brandyn - 2019-08-25

The patch worked for downloading the game but I cant see any of the units on the map. Theyre all literally invisible. How can i fix this?

whatever - 2019-07-14

Works for me on Windows 10 - made my day. It doesn't have all that background music that I loved, but has all the other audio and a nice stroll down memory lane of over a decade ago. I will make a donation, thanks!

disqus_nI621HsTTX - 2019-06-08

I love this game. I miss the advisors short video clips, but otherwise the game works fine. Except that today I realized that, while you can win the game fine and it will give you the ending statistics, no problem; if you lose, that is, if your civilization is wiped out, the lose ending is a cinematic that will never run, so the game hangs. I'm pretty sure this is a problem only because the cinematics are not working, not for advisors, not for wonders built, and now, not for losing the game. If you don't lose, no problem!

Brian - 2019-02-24

I just wanted to say thank you. I loved this game as a kid, and was really disappointed when I realized modern windows couldn't support it. It's awesome of you to share this so others can enjoy it.

Huntersouls - 2018-12-20

I have win 10 home x64 work good and dont needed any compability (at lest 4 me).

metpei - 2018-11-23

Thank you so much, finally got this masterpiece to work! This works with my win 8.1 pro!

mikeymikeymikeymikeymikey - 2018-08-16

Used the patch included with this download to patch the full cd version of multiplayer gold(includes scenarios and map editor) which allowed me to play on windows 10. I have not experienced the crashes reported by others here.

Philip Ross - 2017-12-27

I learned today that there is a new solution to this problem. The difficulty lies in the original coding in terms of dialogue boxes. Mastermind's patch solved the problem, but apparently not completely. However, another patch exists --
I tried this patch this morning. At first my computer would not let me apply the patch, but I copied the civ2.exe file to another directory then was able to patch it, whereupon I copied it back. It works. The problem has disappeared. Perhaps we'll all get another ten years out of a game that is now twenty years old and originally came out as a 16-bit game.

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