Originally posted by Dave Lenton:
Its strange how the old games seem to be better. These days games seem to be all about using as many different graphical effects as possible, with little concern over the gameplay. I guess its not too dissimilar to what's happening in Hollywood, with special effects becoming more common than story lines.
Originally posted by Nimai Etheridge:
Also Dave, possibly the reason you didn't like Civ III is because you had played the first two to death and had burnt out on them...It's generally regarded as the best of the civ series in terms of AI and game balance as well as graphics.