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Turn-based strategy game Civilization II introduces an isometric view, new concepts such as firepower and hit points, and changes to some units' abilities and strengths.

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Credited cast:
Brad Howard Brad Howard ... Military Advisor
Thomas Seibert Thomas Seibert ... Science Advisor
Spencer Humm ... Trade Advisor
April Cantor April Cantor ... Foreign Advisor
Frank Wagner Frank Wagner ... Attitude Advisor / Elvis
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Neil Armstrong ... Himself (archive footage)
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Turn-based strategy game Civilization II introduces an isometric view, new concepts such as firepower and hit points, and changes to some units' abilities and strengths.

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29 February 1996 (USA) See more »

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The Pyramids count as a "granary in every city," reflecting the misconception by ancient tourists that they were grain storage buildings. They are in fact solid rock except for very small chambers for holding treasure, which were plundered not long after it was placed there, making them one of the most enduring monuments to failure in history. See more »

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In the French language installment option, a photograph of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt is identified as Hillary Clinton. See more »

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Attitude Advisor: Wise men say, that only a fool runs an empire without luxuries, king.
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I can't stop playing this game
8 October 1999 | by hgniSee all my reviews

If you got the first Civilization game for the PC, it's like playing the Atari console compared to this new version. Civ II has much better graphics, though if you're looking for great graphics, this is the wrong game for you -- this is a strategy game, not blood 'n' guts. You have option to speak with your advisors at any time for their suggestions (science, attitude, military ...); you have many worlds to choose from; you watch as your spaceship is built (if you get that far along); you have more wonders of the world and science advancements and there's an auto game save feature. These are just some of the new features; basically, it seems the game staff got a lot of criticisms on the first version and added all the good suggestions. I can't stop playing this even though I've won it over and over. I keep wanting to win at a higher difficulty, so I can end up with a higher civ rating.


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