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  1. jaybo1973

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    Hi all

    This one shows my age :(

    I have been into gaming since the 80s and I must say, looking back, the old God games were my favouite. I have kept up with modern gaming but I just dont have the interest to play them for long. Yeah, im alot older and I guess I have grown out of it, also, I dont have a lot of spare time to play games. A quick game on the android is all i really have the time for.

    I would really like to play something like populous (or even settlers, sim city or theme park) again though. I could get the old amiga out of the loft but I reckon it would spoil my memories of them. I tried the demo of from dust and have the civilisation demo ready. From dust looks cool, but the building side looks limited. I dont mind if its for 360 or PC or even android. Can anyone recommend anything?
     

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    Black and White/2
    Overlord
    Populous for windows
    Spore
    Simcity Societies.

    The genre is quite limited .
    From dust is the only new in the current era .You have to stick to old games if you like them.
    Black and White is the game near to populous .
     
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    Isn't civilisation the same genre?
     
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    Civ is a turn based strategy .
    Quite unlike a God Game .

    There are many turn based strategy and real time strategy games.
    Pure God games are a rarity because it takes high persistence to play them till the very end (Some dont have a end )
     
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    I'll give civ a go I think, I have fancied it for a while. Not sure I like the idea of turn based, never played this style before.

    I quite like from dust. YOu only get to battle the elements though
     
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    Civilisation not my thing. I may look at the sim city type games. Any idea what is good? Was looking at tropico 3
     
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    Well Spore is the mother of all building Games
    Simcity Societies is also nice .
    If you want a bit of history ,try the Anno series .

    Anno 1404 was the recent game.
    Anno 2070 should be nearby (waiting ...)
    Never tried tropico so no comments .
    Black And White should suffice your thirst for God Games too.
     
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    Cool, cheers for that
     
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    From Dust on Xbox live is spectacular!

    I also really enjoy Tropico 3, which coincidently was just released as an On Demand game on XBL for $20.
     

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