0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
While the base game was great, the first expansion pack left most people wanting more than we got with Warlords. Don't get me wrong, there are some good elements that were added with Warlords, just too few for some people.
Vassal states were really the big thing that was added with Warlords. There are the other things, like new leaders, AI personalities, new civs to play, and scenarios, but that's pretty much it.
With the second expansion due out in July of 2007, many people are suggesting that people wait for the full feature list to see if the big features from Warlords are added or not. I can understand that thinking, but there isn't anything BAD about Warlords,… Read more
26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
Like previous Civilization games, Civ 4 is a turn based strategy game that gives you control over the development of your civilization. Without going into all the features, I will point out the strengths and weaknesses.
While some will complain about this, the overall game has been redesigned. Unlike previous games which encouraged the building of as many cities as you could in the early part of the game, Civ 4 goes to a more strategic approach, but also gives you something to do each turn(instead of setting production and waiting several turns for what you want to build to finish). The game now eliminates the "corruption" system of previous games, and… Read more