Fans of earlier Sid Meier games, such as Civilization and Railroad Tycoon, will love Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, the strategy game where players lead a colony expedition on a new planet. This game employs the same rules and concepts as Civilization, but with a new, slicker interface. Within the game, you can now automate tasks that--in the earlier game--were repetitive and dull. The factions also have a better mix of leaders; three of the seven factions are headed by women. Players begin by assuming leadership of one of seven colony factions, establishing a base on the unexplored world. A balance of priorities is critical: conquering territory, developing technology, and expanding the faction's population are all crucial factors in your survival. If a faction's military output is low, it may be vulnerable to attacks by others or by dangerous mind worms that roam the landscape. On the other hand, building war machines at the expense of scientific research may result in trying to manage a mas
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is a Simulation/World Building Sim video game for PC published by Electronic Arts. It's rated Everyone by the ESRB and no users have rated it yet.
Our newest cheats for Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri were added February 7, 2005.
While playing a game, press [Ctrl] + K to enter the map editor. Then, enter one of the following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function:
RESULT CHEAT CODE Change year [Shift] + [F5] Create unit [Shift] + [F1] Discovery technology [Shift] + [F2] Edit energy credits [Shift] + [F4] Edit Faction diplomacy [Shift] + [F9] Full map Y Kill opponent [Shift] + [F6] Switch sides and reset view [Shift] + [F3] View FMV sequences [Shift] + [F8] View replay [Shift] + [F7]
Sick of sending units half way around a continent just to get to a base only two squares away? Build a base that connects the two bodies of water to shorten the time it takes.
Hold the Left Mouse Button when getting ready to move a unit. Move the unit over the map grid. As it passes over each grid square, coordinates and distance will be displayed, along with text associated with landmarks and cities, even if the square is unexplored (blacked out).
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