Civilization

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Sid Meier's Civilization
Sid Meier's Civilization cover
Developers
MicroProse
Release dates
DOS 1991
Windows 1993
Mac OS 1993
Civilization guide at StrategyWiki
Civilization at Wikipedia
Civilization
Civilization 1991
Civilization II 1996
Civilization III 2001
Civilization IV 2005
CivCity: Rome 2006
Civilization IV: Colonization 2008
Civilization V 2010
Civilization: Beyond Earth 2014
Civilization VI 2016

General information

Official game series site
Civilization Wiki - A detailed wiki for all Civilization games and their spin offs
Apolyton Civilization Site's Civilization I & II section - A huge forum dedicated to all Civilization games and their spin offs.
CivFanatics very large Civilization community.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc. Manual/content lookup.
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally.

Version differences[edit]

CivNet[edit]

A 1995 re-release of Civilization with multiplayer features (LAN, hotseat, modem, and P2P), and support for Windows 3.1 and 95.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patches are available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows
Mac OS

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows
Mac OS

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Window can be maximized or resized to any size.
Multi-monitor
Window can be maximized or resized to any size.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Not required
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer modes are only available in the CivNet release.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Hot seat
LAN play
8
Online play
8

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.1, 95
Processor (CPU) Intel 386SX
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 MB
Video card (GPU) Tandy, EGA, VGA, or SVGA graphics card
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 MB
Video card (GPU) Tandy, EGA, VGA, or SVGA graphics card

References