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  • genre strategy / simulation / managerial
  • download size 443 MB
    ~19 min
  • avg. user rating from 591 user ratings.
  • release date September 29, 2000
  • compatible with Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8)
  • languages English
  • developer / publisher Impressions Games / Activision
  • game modes single-player
  • Bonus content included for FREE with purchase:
  • manual
  • 2 avatars
  • adventure editor guide
  • reference card

What's cool about it:

  • One of the best city builder games out there, made by a team of experts in the genre: Impressions Games.
  • Diplomacy, war, economy, and logistics - you must master all these arts to ensure your victory.
  • 65 episodes in which you build and rule seven city-states and two powerful civilizations: Ancient Greece and Atlantis.


Start with a plot of land by the shores of the wine-dark Aegean and create a thriving city-state of your own design. Build roads and monuments, set taxes, control trade, and command armies on land and sea.Construct massive sanctuaries, a stadium for the Games, even an Atlantean pyramid.Build armies and fleets to battle neighbors on land and sea. Succeed, and make them your vassals. Fail, and you'll be forced to play tribute until you win back your freedom. Rule the legendary world of Atlantis. Mine orichalc, and make use of unique buildings like bibliotheques and observatories.

Acropolis’ delivers the city-building excitement and strategy of both Zeus’ Master of Olympus’ and Zeus’ Official Expansion Poseidon’. Build great empires, dabble in combat, trade, and politics, and keep monsters like Medusa at bay with the help of great heroes from mythology. Establish new colonies in the ancient Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Create your own adventures with a powerful yet easy to use Adventure Editor.

You’ll create bustling cities filled with thousands of citizens in mythological Greece and the lost continent of Atlantis. Exercise your might by threatening neighboring cities with invasion, or cultivate them as allies against even stronger opponents. Build beautiful Greek sanctuaries and Atlantean pyramids piece by piece. Summon heroes to rid your town of plagues and monsters, or appease gods and goddesses to protect you from evil.

Acropolis’ delivers hundreds of hours of gameplay in one game!

Age requirements: ESRB Rating: EVERYONE with Animated Violence, Animated Blood.

Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7, 1.8 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard.

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One of the best, if not the best city builder.

Posted on 2012-05-10 07:07:52 byNeviskio's avatarNeviskio:

It's like a dream coming true, this is one of the best city builders ever released, in a nutshell it's ceasar 3 on steroids plus a lot of much needed fixes.
the basics are still there but the game is much more refined, for example you don't need anymore to pray the god of luck that your walkers will wander in the right place, you can now build roadblocks, a huge improvement inread more gameplay in such a little change.
In the game you have a series of missions with objectives and some free to just explore and a lot of difficulty settings, the game is challenging even for veterans on some of the harder campaigns due to invasions of monsters, gods and natural events(earthquakes and floods)
I could say lots more but I'll leave it to you guys to explore, it's definitely something you want to get even only for the voice acting.Great title, thanks gog for bringin it back.

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Improvement on Caesar 3 and Pharaoh

Posted on 2012-05-10 07:11:27 bympartel's avatarmpartel:

This game is a conservative improvement on Pharaoh, which in turn improved mostly straightforwardly upon Casear 3. The basic mechanics and are largely the same, as are many building types. The UI has been streamlined further. Store room management, for instance, is no longer the pain it was in Casear 3. In general if you found something tedious in the previous games, chances areread more it's been fixed or streamlined in Zeus.
Perhaps the greatest change from Pharaoh is that you no longer build everything from scratch. You get to return to the earlier cities you've built during the campaign. This reduces the tedium, but may be problematic if your previous city didn't function that well.
Overall, if you liked C3 and Pharaoh, you will probably like this even more.

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Best city building game I played

Posted on 2012-05-10 08:51:12 byamano's avataramano:

This is the first city building game that I played and actually completed all missions! I do not like open game which I always find myself lost of what I should do. This game provide clear goal for each mission and nice Greek mythology touches (++bonus for me as I like Greek mythology a lot).
Plan your road and building well, leave room for beauty enhancement, look at your alliesread more and colony and make good use of trading to earn money. Oh...I want to play this game again.
I bought Caesar 3 here in GOG and cannot find that playable because I played this game first ...

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