The 3rd turn-based civilization builder, by Sid Meier. Start in the stone ages, then research, explore and colonize your way though time, as you try to become the most dominant nation.

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How can I optimize use of Civilization III in VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox to play Civilization III (from Steam) in Windows 7 on my 13" Retina Macbook Pro. The only problem is it's horrendously slow. It seems like this only impacts screens with ...
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Can any weapons in Civilization III hurt all units on a square?

Are there any weapons (except nukes) that can deal damage to all enemy units placed on the same map square?
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Can you edit/mod the rate of Strategic Resource generation in Civilization III?

When playing Civ 3 (The "complete" edition on Steam), I often find that the Strategic Resources don't appear nearly frequently enough for my liking. In an area that could fit 10 or 11 cities without ...
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How can I acquire more opulent homes?

In Civilization III, if you're doing particularly well, your people will sometimes voluntarily suggest that you add an upgrade to your Monarchical/Despotic/Presidential/Chancellor's/Comrade's Palace. ...
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What effect has the favorite and shunned government?

All of the civilizations list a "Favorite Government" and a "Shunned Government". What effect does this have on gameplay? In other words, how would being a French Monarchy compare to being a Viking ...
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What governments do each civilization prefer and dislike?

In Civilization 3, what governments do each civilization like and dislike?