A 4X turn-based strategy game from 1999 by Firaxis Games based around competing ideological factions colonizing an aggressive semi-sentient planet.

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Alpha Centauri 1 link alien artifact to network node

I'm currently playing Alpha Centauri 1. I understand that you can link an alien artifact to a city that has a network node in it. I've got an alien artifact on a city. I can't find out how to link ...
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Am I not responsible for collateral damage?

In a recent play-through of Alpha Centauri I encountered some strange AI behaviour: As governor of the planetary council I lifted the atrocity ban. Then I allied with one faction and dropped a ...
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Where can I find the complete tech tree?

I've been playing my first game of Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri. While the game is fairly enjoyable, I haven't been able to get my head around the tech tree. The game doesn't appear to be able to show ...
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How come air units cause two drones even if they're in the home base?

In Alpha Centauri, with Social Engineering -5 Police states: two extra drones for each military unit away from territory. Why do I get two drones per air unit even if they're in the home base?
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Alpha Centauri (GOG version) is using up nearly 100% cpu

SMAC is overheating my Win7 64-bit, Core Duo 2.0Ghz, 4GB RAM machine and when I check the Task Manager after playing a few minutes (nothing major happens in the game, I just build my base and move the ...