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Publisher Take-Two has announced the development of Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization (PC), a new stand-alone expansion for Firaxis Games' popular turn-based strategy title.

Colonization positions players as one of four European nations vying for control of the New World. In the struggle to dominate new territory, colonists must battle with natives and rival nations alike while freeing themselves from oppressive motherlands.

The expansion was built from the ground up for the Civilization IV engine, and is described the publisher as a complete reimagining of the 1994 classic Sid Meier's Colonization (PC). The game features a brand new interface, improved diplomacy options and a new modding toolset.

Civilization IV: Colonization, which does not require any previous Civilization IV installations to play, is aimed for release this fall.
This basically says they're remaking one of my favorite games of all time. I was playing the original colonization today, so that is really incredible that they'll be making a new one. Which will work on vista

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Nie find!
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Never played Colonization, but I've really been wanting to play one of the Civ games (hearing nothing but good things from Civ IV). I might give this a try.
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Colonization was an awesome game! Even with its numerous major flaws it was still fun.
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Yeah, it definitely has some annoying flaws, but every time I go to camp I bring my laptop and play this in the downtime. There is a "freecol" thing online, but its nowhere near the original. Similar, but it doesnt feel the same. I hope they do a good job of it. If its good, Ill definitely be buying it.
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