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Sid Meier's Civilization II

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Civilization II, or simply Civ2, is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created: Sid Meier's Civilization. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time".

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

4x history management turn-based
Heroes of Might and Magic II

Heroes of Might and Magic II

Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars is a tactical turn-based strategy game developed by New World Computing and published by The 3DO Company in 1996. Although the tit...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

4x fantasy rpg elements turn-based
Civilization II: Test of Time

Civilization II: Test of Time

Civilization II: Test of Time is an enhanced version of Civilization II, created by MPS Labs and released in 1999 for PC. As we know, the first Sid Meier's Civilization, the turn...

Year: 1999 Genre: Strategy

4x business simulation history isometric management turn-based
Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. Th...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

4x management science fiction turn-based
Master of Magic

Master of Magic

Master of Magic is a fantasy turn-based strategy game created by Simtex and published by MicroProse in 1994 for MS-DOS. In this turn-based 4X strategy game, which some defined the ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy

4x fantasy management turn-based
Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is one of the most popular strategy games of all time. It was created by Bruce Shelley and Sid Meier, alongside MicroProse. The game was released in September 1991 for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy

4x business simulation history management top-down turn-based
Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization is a strategy game themed on the European colonization of the New World, starting from the Discovery of America in 1492. The player has time until 1850 to reach independence.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy

4x aga business simulation historical battle history management north america south america turn-based
Master of Orion

Master of Orion

Master of Orion is a 4X science fiction turn-based strategy game developed by SimTex and published by MicroProse in 1993 for Dos and Mac. This title pretty much invented 4X (explore, expand, exploit, exterminate) as a genre.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy

4x management science fiction turn-based
Star Control II

Star Control II

Star Control II is the sci-fi strategy game sequel to the original Star Control and was developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1992 for DOS. It was ported to 3DO in 1994.

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy

4x arcade mini-games real-time science fiction shoot em up space exploration space flight
Ascendancy

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore, ex...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy

4x science fiction turn-based
Outpost

Outpost

Outpost is a space colonization strategy game created by Sierra and released in 1994 for Windows 3x and Macintosh. As in many other science fiction classics, Earth will be destroye...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy

4x isometric real-time science fiction space space exploration space sim
Gold of the Americas

Gold of the Americas

Gold of the Americas: The Conquest of the New World is a historical strategy/simulation game created by SSG in 1989 for MS-DOS, Atari ST, and Amiga. Ian Trout, founder of Strategic...

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation

4x history hotseat north america south america trading turn-based