The first and best of the turn based sim-game.
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Pro Defined a game genre
The original Civilization is responsible for bringing the 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate) genre to masses and defining certain characteristics that are now staples of the genre.
Because Civilzation was commercially highly successful other publishers tried to replicate Civ's success.
Pro Immersive, highly addictive
Once you start, you're committed for at least three hours.