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Historical outline for selected games. <u>[[games|Games in play]]</u> by <u>[[Nicole Sharp]]</u> are listed in '''bold'''.
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[[image:Micropolis - big city.png|thumb|Image: [[wikipedia:William Ralph Wright|Will Wright]] launched a revolution in computer gaming with the release of Maxis <cite>[[wikipedia:SimCity|SimCity]]</cite>, now available as the free open-source software (FOSS) <cite>Micropolis</cite>. <ref><code>[[commons:category:SimCity]]</code></ref>]]
  
== civs ==
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Historical outline for selected computer games.  <u>[[games|Games in play]]</u> by <u>[[Nicole Sharp]]</u> are listed in '''bold'''.
  
=== civ 1 ===
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== Civ ==
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=== Civ 1 ===
  
 
* [http://www.freeciv.org/ Civilization 1: FreeCiv] (1991) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [http://www.freeciv.org/ Civilization 1: FreeCiv] (1991) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/327400/ Civilization Colonization 1] (1994) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Colonization 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/327400/ Civilization Colonization 1] (1994) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Colonization 1]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 2 ===
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=== Civ 2 ===
  
* [[wikipedia:Civilization 2|Civilization 2: Test of Time]] (1996) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 2]]</code></ref> <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization II: Test of Time]]</code></ref>
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* [[wikipedia:Civilization 2|Civilization 2]] (1996) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 2]]</code></ref> <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization II: Test of Time]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.gog.com/game/sid_meiers_alpha_centauri Civilization Beyond Earth 1: Alpha Centauri] (1999) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.gog.com/game/sid_meiers_alpha_centauri Civilization Beyond Earth 1: Alpha Centauri] (1999) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 3 ===
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=== Civ 3 ===
  
 
* [[wikipedia:Call to Power 1|Call to Power 1]] (1999) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Call to Power 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [[wikipedia:Call to Power 1|Call to Power 1]] (1999) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Call to Power 1]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 4 ===
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=== Civ 4 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/572050/ Call to Power 2] (2000) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Call to Power 2]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/572050/ Call to Power 2] (2000) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Call to Power 2]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 5 ===
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=== Civ 5 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/3910/ '''Civilization 3'''] (2001) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 3]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/3910/ '''Civilization 3'''] (2001) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 3]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/214150/ '''Galactic Civilizations 1'''] (2003) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/214150/ '''Galactic Civilizations 1'''] (2003) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 1]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 6 ===
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=== Civ 6 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/3900/ '''Civilization 4'''] (2005) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 4]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/3900/ '''Civilization 4'''] (2005) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 4]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/202200/ '''Galactic Civilizations 2'''] (2006) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 2]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/202200/ '''Galactic Civilizations 2'''] (2006) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 2]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 7 ===
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=== Civ 7 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/244070/ '''Civilization Ace Patrol 1'''] (2013) <ref><code>https://www.steampowered.com/app/244070/</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/244070/ '''Civilization Ace Patrol 1'''] (2013) <ref><code>https://www.steampowered.com/app/244070/</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/226860/ '''Galactic Civilizations 3'''] (2015) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 3]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/226860/ '''Galactic Civilizations 3'''] (2015) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 3]]</code></ref>
  
=== civ 8 ===
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=== Civ 8 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/289070/ '''Civilization 6'''] (2016) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 6]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/289070/ '''Civilization 6'''] (2016) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Civilization 6]]</code></ref>
  
== sims ==
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== Sim ==
  
=== sim 1 ===
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=== Sim 1 ===
  
 
* [[wikipedia:SimEarth|SimEarth]] (1990) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimEarth]]</code></ref>
 
* [[wikipedia:SimEarth|SimEarth]] (1990) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimEarth]]</code></ref>
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* [[wikipedia:SimAnt|SimAnt]] (1991) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimAnt]]</code></ref>
 
* [[wikipedia:SimAnt|SimAnt]] (1991) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimAnt]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 2 ===
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=== Sim 2 ===
  
 
* [https://www.gog.com/game/caesar_ii/ Caesar 2] (1995) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Caesar 2]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.gog.com/game/caesar_ii/ Caesar 2] (1995) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Caesar 2]]</code></ref>
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* [[wikipedia:SimIsle|SimIsle 1]] (1995) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimIsle]]</code></ref>
 
* [[wikipedia:SimIsle|SimIsle 1]] (1995) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimIsle]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 3 ===
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=== Sim 3 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/564530/ Pharaoh 1] (1999) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Pharaoh 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/564530/ Pharaoh 1] (1999) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Pharaoh 1]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/33520/ SimIsle 2: Tropico 1] (2001) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 1]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/33520/ SimIsle 2: Tropico 1] (2001) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 1]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 4 ===
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=== Sim 4 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/17100/ Pharaoh 2: Children of the Nile] (2004) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Pharaoh 2]]</code></ref> <ref><code>https://www.steampowered.com/app/17100/</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/17100/ Pharaoh 2: Children of the Nile] (2004) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Pharaoh 2]]</code></ref> <ref><code>https://www.steampowered.com/app/17100/</code></ref>
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* SimIsle 3: Tropico 2 (2003) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 2]]</code></ref>
 
* SimIsle 3: Tropico 2 (2003) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 2]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 5 ===
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=== Sim 5 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/17390/ '''SimLife 2: Spore 1'''] (2008) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Maxis Spore]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/17390/ '''SimLife 2: Spore 1'''] (2008) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Maxis Spore]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/23490/ SimIsle 4: Tropico 3] (2009) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 3]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/23490/ SimIsle 4: Tropico 3] (2009) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 3]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 6 ===
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=== Sim 6 ===
  
 
* <del>[[wikipedia:Darkspore|SimLife 3: Spore 2]] (Darkspore, 2011)</del> <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Darkspore]]</code></ref>
 
* <del>[[wikipedia:Darkspore|SimLife 3: Spore 2]] (Darkspore, 2011)</del> <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Darkspore]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/57690/ SimIsle 5: Tropico 4] (2011) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 4]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/57690/ SimIsle 5: Tropico 4] (2011) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 4]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 7 ===
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=== Sim 7 ===
  
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/23450/ Caesar 7: Imperium Civitas 3] (Imperium Romanum 2: Grand Ages, 2009) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Imperium Civitas 3]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/23450/ Caesar 7: Imperium Civitas 3] (Imperium Romanum 2: Grand Ages, 2009) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Imperium Civitas 3]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/255710/ SimCity 7: Skylines] (2015) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Cities: Skylines]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/255710/ SimCity 7: Skylines] (2015) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Cities: Skylines]]</code></ref>
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/423580/ '''SimTower 3: Project Highrise'''] (2016) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Project Highrise]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/423580/ '''SimTower 3: Project Highrise'''] (2016) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Project Highrise]]</code></ref> <ref><code>https://www.origin.com/store/project-highrise/project-highrise/</code></ref>
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/245620/ SimIsle 6: Tropico 5] (2014) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 5]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/245620/ SimIsle 6: Tropico 5] (2014) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 5]]</code></ref> <ref><code>https://www.origin.com/store/tropico/tropico-5/</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/464920/ '''SimMars: Surviving'''] (2018) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Surviving Mars]]</code></ref> <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimMars]]</code></ref>
 
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/464920/ '''SimMars: Surviving'''] (2018) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Surviving Mars]]</code></ref> <ref><code>[[wikipedia:SimMars]]</code></ref>
  
=== sim 8 ===
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=== Sim 8 ===
  
* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/492720/ '''SimIsle 7: Tropico 6'''] (2019) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 6]]</code></ref>
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* [https://www.steampowered.com/app/492720/ '''SimIsle 7: Tropico 6'''] (2019) <ref><code>[[wikipedia:Tropico 6]]</code></ref> <ref><code>https://www.origin.com/store/tropico/tropico-6/</code></ref>
  
 
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== see also ==
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Latest revision as of 2021-03-22T00:40:12

Image: Will Wright launched a revolution in computer gaming with the release of Maxis SimCity, now available as the free open-source software (FOSS) Micropolis. [1]

Historical outline for selected computer games. Games in play by Nicole Sharp are listed in bold.

Civ

Civ 1

Civ 2

Civ 3

Civ 4

Civ 5

Civ 6

Civ 7

Civ 8

Sim

Sim 1

Sim 2

Sim 3

Sim 4

Sim 5

Sim 6

Sim 7

Sim 8

see also

references

  1. commons:category:SimCity
  2. wikipedia:Civilization 1
  3. wikipedia:Colonization 1
  4. wikipedia:Civilization 2
  5. wikipedia:Civilization II: Test of Time
  6. wikipedia:Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
  7. wikipedia:Call to Power 1
  8. wikipedia:Call to Power 2
  9. wikipedia:Civilization 3
  10. wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 1
  11. wikipedia:Civilization 4
  12. wikipedia:Colonization 2
  13. wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 2
  14. https://www.steampowered.com/app/244070/
  15. https://www.steampowered.com/app/244090/
  16. wikipedia:Civilization 5
  17. wikipedia:Civilization Beyond Earth
  18. wikipedia:Sid Meier's Starships
  19. wikipedia:Galactic Civilizations 3
  20. wikipedia:Civilization 6
  21. wikipedia:SimEarth
  22. wikipedia:SimLife
  23. wikipedia:Caesar 1
  24. wikipedia:SimCity 1
  25. wikipedia:SimFarm
  26. wikipedia:SimAnt
  27. wikipedia:Caesar 2
  28. wikipedia:SimCity 2
  29. wikipedia:SimCopter
  30. wikipedia:Streets of SimCity
  31. wikipedia:SimTower
  32. wikipedia:SimTown
  33. wikipedia:SimIsle
  34. wikipedia:Pharaoh 1
  35. wikipedia:Zeus: Master of Olympus
  36. wikipedia:Caesar 3
  37. wikipedia:SimCity 3
  38. wikipedia:Sims 1
  39. wikipedia:Yoot Tower
  40. wikipedia:Tropico 1
  41. wikipedia:Pharaoh 2
  42. https://www.steampowered.com/app/17100/
  43. wikipedia:Caesar 4
  44. wikipedia:SimCity 4
  45. wikipedia:Sims 2
  46. wikipedia:Tropico 2
  47. wikipedia:Maxis Spore
  48. wikipedia:Imperium Civitas 1
  49. wikipedia:SimCity 5
  50. wikipedia:Sims 3
  51. wikipedia:Tropico 3
  52. wikipedia:Darkspore
  53. wikipedia:Imperium Civitas 2
  54. wikipedia:SimCity 6
  55. wikipedia:Sims 4
  56. wikipedia:Tropico 4
  57. wikipedia:Imperium Civitas 3
  58. wikipedia:Cities: Skylines
  59. wikipedia:Project Highrise
  60. https://www.origin.com/store/project-highrise/project-highrise/
  61. wikipedia:Tropico 5
  62. https://www.origin.com/store/tropico/tropico-5/
  63. wikipedia:Surviving Mars
  64. wikipedia:SimMars
  65. wikipedia:Tropico 6
  66. https://www.origin.com/store/tropico/tropico-6/

keywords

games, gaming, videogames, videogaming