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Populous: The Beginning

The third installment of the popular strategic series, which was one of the precursors of the genre commonly known as the "simulator of the god". The game brings a lot of novelties, including for the first time presenting the action in full three-dimensional.

Strategy | fantasy | Economic | RTS | Playing god | PSOne Classics

Populous: The Beginning Release Date

30Nov1998

PC PS1

20Dec2007

PS3 PSP

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Populous: The Beginning is another installment in the cult strategy games series, sometimes referred to as the god simulator. The series was created way back during the times of popularity of 8-bit computers, such as Atari and Commodore. This installment is a breakthrough, because it introduces the struggle for immortality into the third dimension.

Our goal is to take over all 25 levels in the game, and taking charge over the world of Populous. Achieving this goal is possible thanks to the set of 26 divine powers and spells. They enable us to convert wild folk and make them worship your footprints, build villages in the name of your glory, and even fight for you. Moreover, they give you the power of shaping the land, placing volcanoes in the middle of the fiercest fights, and raining down firestorm upon the enemy.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet   Player counter: 1 - 4  

Media type: 1 CD

User score: 8,6 / 10 based on 727 votes.

Age restrictions Populous: The Beginning: 12+

Populous: The Beginning System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium 166MHz
  • 32MB RAM
  • graphic card
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