Civilization IV is a Strategy, Turn-based, Single-player, and Multiplayer video game developed by Firaxis Games for Windows. It serves as the fourth main instalment in the series of Civilization and offers the same gameplay with previous releases. Throughout the gameplay, the player takes control of one of the civilizations and gathers resources to expand and develop the selected civilization.
The player can hire soldiers to develop a strong army and defend the empire. As the player gains the victory, the game awards experience points to the player, and these points prove to be beneficial to unlock the upgrades and equipment. The game offers several resources to expand the city and allocates a spare space to build various buildings. It limits the player to develop one military unit and build one building at a time; additional resources are kept in the queue.
As the player makes progress, the performance increase and virtual currency add which a player can use to purchase the advanced equipment. The game has 18 different civilizations and several maps, such as plains, deserts, or tundra, to groom them into an attractive city.
Like other releases, this game has fog of war that allows the player to view the territories with having units or without units. Civilization IV has core features, such as 18 Civilizations, Different Maps, Resources, Equipment, Virtual Currency, Military Units, and Experience Points.
Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest is a Strategy, Turn-based, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by New World Computing. The game focuses on the story of Lord Morglin Ironfist, where the player has to take command of the generals and gains victory for the homeland.
The game takes place in the medieval fantasy, where the player can build strong troops from the available myth and legend creatures. The player can play with various game scenarios where each scenario requires a specific strategy to win, such as collecting known amounts of gold, discovering artifacts, etc. The player must attack the opponent’s bases to get loot and capture the bases.
The game has four classes of heroes where each class has specific abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. The classes include Knight, Barbarian, Sorceress, and Warlock, where the knights and barbarians are dominant in attacking and defending, and Sorceress and warlocks are proficient in knowledge and spell power. Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest game has core features, such as Four Classes, Different Scenarios, Several Empires, Troops, and Real-time Strategy.
Star Trek: The Next Generation – Birth of the Federation is a Turn-based, Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by MicroProse. Throughout the gameplay, the player gets control of a civilization and needs to develop the civilization. The main purpose of the game is to build the most powerful civilization around the universe by utilizing a suitable strategy.
The game allows the player to issue orders to the several vessels during the fight against the opponents. The player has to manage resources for the community and army so that the army can generate positive results. The game has five main civilizations, such as The Federation, Klingon Empire, Romulan Star Empire, Cardassian Union, and Ferengi Alliance.
Each faction has different skills and specialties in something, such as the Federation is dominant in diplomacy; the Klingon Empire has a strong grip on the military matters. Romulan Star Empire is proficient at espionage, Cardassian can generate the resources rapidly, and the Ferengi are best in trading.
The game also offers 30 minor races where every minor race has a specific ability to increase the empire’s effectiveness. The core features of the game are Resources, Five Factions, 30 Minor Races, Abilities, and Strategy-based Gameplay.
Fragile Allegiance is a Strategy, Diplomacy, Single and Multiplayer video game for Windows offered by Gremlin Interactive. The main mission of the player is to explore the asteroids and must discover ores to trade with the Federation. The player can purchase new and latest technologies, build buildings, and must pay taxes for trading.
The trade of ores can be risky for the player as the construction requires a specific amount of ores. The game has a stock market and a black market system, where both have different advantages and disadvantages. The stock market allows the player to bring the commodities and sell them according to the market rate while in the black market, the player can sell the goods as per demanding price.
The game has seven races with different specialties and diplomatic strategies. As the player advances, the player can get the upgrades to improve the diplomatic and trading skills of the faction. The core features of the game are Seven Factions, Stock Market, Black Market, Diplomatic Strategies, Constructions, Asteroids, Ores, and Multiplayer Mode.
Sid Meier’s Alien Crossfire is a Turn-based, Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Firaxis Games. During the gameplay, the player needs to construct buildings, establish bases, fetch resources, explore the territories, and get victory on the other civilizations.
The primary map of the game contains several large squares where the player can build bases by conquering these squares. The player must gather resources to feed the community, units, and supply energy reserves that permit the player to upgrade the units. Terraforming enhances the performance of the player through social engineering and diplomacy.
Social engineering allows the player to modify the bases ideologically while diplomacy lets the player develop links with other civilizations. In the multiplayer mode, the player plays with friends and leads the civilization well by sharing the game’s progress with them.
The game comes up with seven factions where the player has to take the lead of one faction through the game. The core features of the game are Terraforming, Seven Civilizations, Resources, Diplomacy, Social Engineering, Upgrades, Map Squares, and Multiplayer Mode.
Hegemonia: Legions of Iron is an Action, Sci-fi, Strategy, and Single-player video game developed by Digital Reality for Windows. The player has to explore the galaxy by terraforming planets, research technologies, and manage resources to lead humanity in the right direction.
The game has two campaigns, such as Earth or Mars, where the player can choose any campaign and take the lead. The player has to manage the resources and build armies to defend the planet. A player can attack the enemy’s base to steal their technologies and resources to expand the planet. The game offers more than 200 inventions and 40 vessels to improve the stats.
It also comes up with 50 different planets, such as gas, forest, scientist, acidic, volcanic, rocky, and much more. As the player makes progress through the game, the military gains experience and new upgrades will unlock for the player to develop a strong army. Three modes of difficulty are there for the player, such as easy, normal, and difficult where each mode has unique challenges to complete.
The game comes up with five types of heroes, such as soldier, spy, governor, scientist, and tyrant, where each class has unique abilities and combat skills. Hegemonia: Legions of Iron has core features, such as Two Campaigns, Five Hero Classes, 200 Inventions, Forty Vessels, 50 Planets, Three Difficulty Modes, Missions, and Real-time Strategy.
Hegemonia: The Solon Heritage is a Strategy, Action, Space, and Multiplayer video game developed by Digital Reality for Windows. The game takes the player to the future, where humanity colonizes the galaxy and resulting in a war between the colonists and the Earth. Throughout the gameplay, the player can take the role of Captain Jack Garner or Captain Nilea Cortilliari to gain freedom.
The game has 70 new inventions and skills to develop the spaceships and fight against the AI bots. In solo mode, the player fights against the bots as a single-player while the multiplayer mode allows the player with co-operative players to complete the mission. The game has a series of missions where the player makes progress by completing all the missions.
The game has advanced weapons where all the weapons split into three groups, such as cannons, turrets, and blasters. Cannons include fighter weaponry, turrets contain anti-fighter and heavy ships, and blasters consist of energy weapons. Weaponry also has four forms that include Proton, Ion, Quantum, and Missile.
Hegemonia: The Solon Heritage comes up with 15 maps and ten new spaceships that include diplomatic ships and probes. The core features of the game are 15 Maps, Ten Spaceships, Series of Mission, Multiplayer Mode, 70 Inventions, and Real-time Strategy.
Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment is a Strategy, Single-player, and Multiplayer video game offered by Ironclad Games. During the gameplay, the player controls one of the particular races and needs to conquer the star planets by utilizing a balanced strategy and weaponry.
The game has two technology trees, such as military and civil, where the military tree contains armor, shields, and weapons. In contrast, the civil tree has resources to build buildings, planetary upgrades, and terraforming. Both the trees merge to form a defense tree used to make a defense against the attacks of the rivals.
The player must discover the hidden artifacts by exploring the colonized planets. It has five main categories of ships, such as capital ships, strike craft, cruisers, frigates, and civilian ships. Capital ships are sturdy and big and have six different classes of spaceships for each race. Strike craft is small in size and further has two classes, such as fighter and bomber classes, while frigates include small ships for weak combats.
In the solo mode, the player will come to face plenty of AI bots, and the multiplayer mode allows the player to make a group of four members and play with or against the online players. The primary highlights of the game are Several Races, Different Ships, Crafting, Exploration, Artifacts, Two Technology Trees, and Multiplayer Mode.
Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy is a Strategy, Adventure, Single-player, and Multiplayer video game developed by Ironclad Games. The player controls one of three distinct races, such as the industrial TEC, the mystic Advent, or the alien Vasari.
The game comes up with a sandbox mode that permits the player to pick various sorts of universes to unlock achievements. The player can conquer the planets by collecting medals, credits, and crystals. Credit is the general virtual currency and can be utilized by all three races. The player can earn credits by finishing missions, gathering bounties, trading amongst the merchants, and taxing planets.
Metal is a well-known asset, and a player can utilize to develop fundamental ships and structures. Black Market feature allows the player to convert the extra metals and crystals in the credits to gain additional currency. The player must improve the supply points, and capital ship crews as both these resources are essential to construct the ships.
In the solo mode, the player will come to face AI bots, and in the multiplayer mode, the player can make the team and play with or against the players. The core features of the game are Three Races, Ships, Credits, Medals, Crystals, Black Market System, Supply Points, Capital Ship Crews, and Multiplayer Mode.