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City building simulations sorted by release date

City building games are simulation games in which the player is in charge of planning a whole city. The player can manage a city by developing different areas and infrastructure, tweaking the economy and paying attention to the citizens need. Some of the most popular city-building simulations are the SimCity series, The Settlers and Caesar.

Most popular city building games

Pharaoh
simulationWindows XP/98/95
SimCity 2000
simulationDOS, Windows 3.x, Windows XP/98/95
Caesar 3
simulationWindows XP/98/95, Mac
simcity-6

SimCity

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951989protected4.1/5 Maxis
SimCity (or SimCity Classic) is a popular city building simulation in which you, the mayor of a city, have to build a metropolis from the ground up. You can build police and fire departments, assign industrial, residential or commercial areas, manage power distribution, build ports and airports. Grow your city from village to metropolis and try to ...
caesar1-4

Caesar

DOS19923.9/5 Impressions Games
global-effect-05

Global Effect

DOS19924.1/5 Millennium Interactive
utopia-6

Utopia: The Creation of a Nation

DOS19924/5 Celestial software
simcity2000-1

SimCity 2000

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951993protected4.2/5 Maxis
SimCity 2000 is a classic city building simulation, part of the popular SimCity series, developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright. SimCity 2000 is a huge step up from the 2D predecessor SimCity and boasts improvements like: isometric view, underground, water pipes, subways, new buildings like prisons, schools, libraries, museums, etc.
outpost-win-03

Outpost

Windows 3.x19944/5 Sierra On-Line
caesar2-3

Caesar 2

DOS19954.2/5 Impressions Games
simtown-01

SimTown

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19954.1/5 Maxis
afterlife-06

Afterlife

DOSWindows XP/98/95LinuxMac1996protected3.7/5 LucasArts
Afterlife is a simulation strategy game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1996 for Microsoft Windows and later made available on other platforms. The game was designed by Michael Stemmle and was known for its unique take on the simulation genre.Afterlife puts players in the role of a semi-divine being responsible for developi...
holiday-island-4

Holiday Island

Windows 3.x19964/5 Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software
settlers-2-04

The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici

DOSMac1996protected3.9/5 Blue Byte Software
caesar-3-09

Caesar 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac1998protected4.3/5 Impressions Games
lego-loco-04

Lego Loco

Windows XP/98/9519984.1/5 Intelligent Games
pharaoh-sierra-4

Pharaoh

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 Impressions Games
simcity3000-03

SimCity 3000

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 Maxis
zeus-poseidon-08

Zeus: Master of Olympus

Windows XP/98/952000protected4.2/5 Impressions Games
lincity-03

Lincity NG

WindowsLinuxMac2005freeware3.7/5
Lincity-NG is an open-source city simulation game and a continuation of the original Lincity game. The "NG" stands for "New Generation." The game is designed to be a city-building and management simulation where players take on the role of a city manager and must balance various factors such as population growth, resource management, environmental ...
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