• Genre: Modern, Strategy, Turn-based
  • Platform: Windows
  • Developer: Firaxis Games
  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Release year: 2009
  • Wine GOG version last published 2 months, 1 week ago

    This script will facilitate install of this game on Linux OS: "Sid Meier's Civilization IV - The Complete Edition" provided by GOG using Wine. Big thanks to people who gave their time to permit us playing this game in the best conditions on Linux.

    - You have to install unrar binary before to launch this installer
    - Please report issue concerning this script on my Github page:
    https://github.com/legluondunet/MyLittleLutrisScripts

  • Wine Retail DVD version last published 1 year, 4 months ago

    Installs "Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Complete" retail DVD. Tested with EU version (ProductGUID=30D1F3D2-54CF-481D-A005-F94B0E98FEEC).

    Select Express install. Uncheck the boxes for installing Gamespy and registering.

Sid Meier's Civilization IV, the fourth installment of the series, starts the player, like in the previous games, with a single village in the Stone Age and has them advance from there by exploring, founding cities, researching, exploiting natural resources and eventually trading or making war with neighbouring civilizations. While Sid Meier's Civilization III put cultural influence in the forefront, this time it is religion that is put forward as a new factor underlying many aspects of the game.

In addition, Sid Meier's Civilization IV attempts to streamline gameplay by removing some features (corruption, pollution) which slowed down the late stages of the game and making significant changes to the combat system so that tactical thinking plays a more important role. Units now have a single combat value instead of defense and attack values, have a special ability and can be further enhanced with experience in a player-defined way.

The game also offers some aesthetic improvements such as a detailed 3D map, environmental ambiance and animated units.

This compilation includes:

Civilization IV
Civilization IV: Warlords
Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword
Civilization IV: Colonization