It's 3000 B.C., the dawn of Civilization. Seven civilizations are spread across the world. Each has humble beginnings, but they will all battle for world supremacy. You command one of the seven, building up an empire from a single settler. Over the course of history, you will command armies to war, develop relationships with other civilizations, and eventually send a spaceship to Alpha Centauri. Along the way, you must deal with balancing your national economy, maintaining civil order, and keeping a nation fed.
Sid Meier's Civilization