Editors Liked

  • Highly addictive gameplay, lush graphics, good automation features
  • Makes producing and trading commodities fun, Youll plumb new strategic depths on each playthrough, Sweeps you up in revolutionary spirit, Stirring musical score
  • Terrific economic simulation; climactic finish; well-executed theme

Editors Didn't Like

  • Unbalanced combat, unforgiving endgame
  • Narrow focus makes each playthrough feel familiar, Diverging from standard course is possible, not practical, Trade route interface is not userfriendly
  • Long playtimes; loads of micromanagement; difficult