Construction and Management Simulation

1849

1849

Windows - August 5, 2014

1849 is a city construction / city management game like Anno 1602: Creation of a New World, playing during the gold rush time in California. The task of the player is to design cities, create production as well as trade processes to satisfy the needs of the workers. The game contains a campaign as well as a sandbox mode in which several parameters (e.g. rainfall, resources) can be modified. There are more than 50 different resources, which are needed by the complex cities, that have to be managed. The whole artwork of the game is inspired by the Gold Country California.

1869

1869

Commodore Amiga - 1993

1869 is a strategy and economics trading game developed by the Austrian company Max Design GesMBH and published by Flare Software for Amiga OCS/ECS/AGA series of computers in 1993. You cannot beat the feeling of power money brings, and there is plenty of money to be made in the A1200 version of 1869. It is the late 19th Century and the world is wracked with civil wars and international conflicts. In many ways, there has never been a more exciting time to launch a business venture. You play the owner of a fledgling shipping company and you have to use your skills as a tactician and...

1984: A Game of Government Management

1984: A Game of Government Management

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1984

Programmed by Rob Carter and S Crocker. 1984: A Game of Government Management is a financial management game which gives you the chance to be the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the United Kingdom in the 1980's. Starting in 1984 with the real economy figures from 1982/83, you must try to survive in office for as long as possible trying to keep the books balanced and making more money for the country without upsetting too many people. Your first screen shows you the Government Balance Sheet with the figures balanced and over the next year you will attempt to keep it balanced. As...

1st Division Manager

1st Division Manager

Amstrad CPC - 1992

1st Division Manager is a football management game where the player takes on a team of their choice in any of the top four English leagues. On the main menu there are four icons as well as some major information such as the player's name, the name of the player's club, current league position, a rating, and the account balance. The first icon from left is the picture of a computer and by clicking on it you will get to the main database menu where you can handle the players’ training, studying the coming fixtures and edit the teams or players. The second icon is a telephone and by...

3D Construction Kit

3D Construction Kit

Acorn Archimedes - Released - 1992

3D Construction Kit, also known as 3D Virtual Studio, is a utility for creating 3D worlds in Freescape. This package allows users to create their own 3D worlds, using technology related to the Freescape universe seen in games such as Castle Master and Driller / Space Station Oblivion. Pull-down menus allow objects to be created and positioned, with movement loops and simple animation defined. A network of rooms can be created. A simple BASIC-style language is integrated to allow puzzles and conditions (open a door when a key in placed into it, for example). You can also include enemies...

3D Construction Kit 2

3D Construction Kit 2

MS-DOS - June 1, 1991

3D Construction Kit 2 (3DCK2) is a great sequel to Incentive/Domark's 3D Construction Kit, released a year earlier. As with the first title, 3DCK2 isn't really a game but a powerful application that lets you create 3D action/adventure games. The engine is powered by Freescape, Incentive's acclaimed game engine that anyone who has played '80s classics Castle Master or Driller, or any other Incentive game is familiar with. 3DCK2 allows you to create a 3D world by building objects, then positioning them accordingly. For example, a house can be made up of a cube with a pyramid-shaped roof. Add...

The 3rd Millennium

The 3rd Millennium

Windows - February 3, 1998

The 3rd Millennium is a simulation game which places you as a political leader in the year 2001 (near future at the time of release). The world has evolved into 31 different states divided over 5 large countries. Your goal is to become governor of your state and eventually president of the entire world. To achieve this you will need to build cities (building by building), collect taxes, negotiate deals with other world leaders, pass social reforms and run for grander offices. The more power you acquire, the more options become available to you to pave the road to presidency. You basically...

A320 Airbus

A320 Airbus

Atari ST - 1991

If you want to fly a modern passenger jet then this is the sort of game for you. This is a serious simulation of flying which was developed in corporation with Lufthansa and Deutsche Airbus. The flying area includes most of Western Europe with about 80 airports. During gameplay you have to fly a specified route and navigate yourself by using the supplied map. There is also a training mode available.

ACE 2

ACE 2

Amstrad CPC - 1987

A follow-up to ACE. Similar to its predecessor, ACE 2 is an oldie head-to-head air combat flight sim set in modern days of aviation. The game has a very strong arcade feel, as all the missions you fly are nondescript or generic. Your plane is also a generic, hypothetical modern fighter, and the goal is to fly different sorties to kill enemy aircraft. Very similar to ACE, except that you can now play a 2-player hotseat game, or solo competition against the computer, in split-screen mode.

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 16, 1990

Restore peace and order to your people's world! Long ago, you and your people built a peaceful land. Since then, your world has been taken over and inhabited by the evil Tanzra and his Guardians. Your once-tranquil land has become a breeding ground for monsters. Injured, you have retreated to your Sky Palace and have fallen into a deep sleep. Now, many years have passed and you have recovered from your injuries and slumber. You must punish Tanzra and restore the world to your people or lose their faith forever.

ADS: Advanced Destroyer Simulator

ADS: Advanced Destroyer Simulator

Amstrad CPC - 1990

Advanced Destroyer Simulator (ADS) is a naval combat simulation set in World War 2. It was the first naval simulation to use real-time filled 3D graphics. Its style and mechanics are reminiscent of Epyx's Destroyer (1986). ADS simulates the H.M.S. Onslaught, a British destroyer of the O-class fitted with three cannon turrets, four torpedo tubes on port and starboard respectively, and a sonar to detect and track submarines. In ADS, the Onslaught is not part of a flotilla. There's no campaign, gameplay is mission-based and set in three scenarios (two in the CPC version) with five mission...

AdVenture Capitalist

AdVenture Capitalist

Windows - Released - March 30, 2015

AdVenture Capitalist - the game you play while playing other, better games! AdVenture Capitalist is the world’s greatest capitalism simulator. Start with a humble lemonade stand, and squeeze your way to total fiscal domination! Earn ridiculous sums of cash, diversify your investments, and attract smarmy Angel Investors to give your businesses a boost!

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Despite its title, Adventure Construction Set is an editor that allows players to create their own role-playing scenarios. It is possible to customize a tile-set, maps, and objects to create RPGs reminiscent of the early Ultima games. Seven small 'toolkits' to build from include Sci/Fi, Spy, and Medieval setting templates, plus two complete games are included as a demonstration: Rivers of Light is based on Sumerian mythology and contains 140 rooms and Land of Aventuria consists of seven mini adventures with different settings, e.g. an adaption of Alice in Wonderland or a Nazi castle.

Adventure Park

Adventure Park

Windows - November 8, 2013

Create your own theme park just the way you want it. Let your imagination run wild! Attract visitors to your park with all kinds of different and unusual attractions. Your revenue and the reactions of your visitors help you to expand your park and make it even more attractive. Turn your park into the best and most exciting theme park of all time!

Aerobiz

Aerobiz

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 1, 1993

You're ambitious and you strive for excellence. Your goal is to create a global airline network. You know travelers depend on your airline to get them where they want to go. Now convince them your airline is the best way to fly! A clean safety record, ad campaigns and special services will distinguish you from the rest. As your network expands, establish hub offices and invest in a hotel chain. Tourism will boost income and win passengers away from your competitors. Be aggressive and maintain superiority in the skies.

Aerobiz Supersonic

Aerobiz Supersonic

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 1, 1994

It's the beginning of the 21st century and competition in the airline industry is heating up. As a young, ambitious CEO, it's up to you to make sure your airline is a survivor and not just another casualty. To succeed, you will have to make some tough decisions including where to fly, which planes to purchase and how to attract visitors to the cities you service. Your goal: to differentiate your airline from the rest while still turning a profit. In Aerobiz Supersonic, fashion a powerful fleet of aircraft from more than 50 possible choices, organize routes to 89 global destinations and...

African Trail Simulator

African Trail Simulator

Amstrad CPC - 1990

Take to the desert on your off-road bike as you negotiate all the stages of the African trail. Before you start each stage, you must select three items of equipment to take with you. But make that decision carefully as it may well be crucial. You meet other riders who will try knock you off your bike. Further, you have to gauge your speed correctly and try to perform wheelies while riding over hills. Don't fall off your bike!

Afterlife

Afterlife

MS-DOS - Released - 1996

Afterlife is a humorous strategy game similar to SimCity where the afterlife is subject to market-based economy. The player has to make it work by managing heaven and hell simultaneously. In both hell and heaven the player constructs zones which deal with one of the seven capital sins respectively the corresponding virtues. Through the gates new souls arrive regularly which were sinful or virtues in one specific aspect. These go to the appropriate zones to receive their gifts or punishment - but only if the player constructed a street system. If there is no place left they wander through...

Afterlife

Afterlife

Windows - 1996

Afterlife is is a humorous strategy game similar to SimCity where the afterlife is subject to market-based economy. The player has to make it work by managing heaven and hell simultaneously. In both hell and heaven the player constructs zones which deal with one of the seven capital sins respectively the corresponding virtues. Through the gates new souls arrive regularly which were sinful or virtues in one specific aspect. These go to the appropriate zones to receive their gifts or punishment - but only if the player constructed a street system. If there is no place left they wander through...

Agricultural Simulator 2011: Extended Edition

Agricultural Simulator 2011: Extended Edition

Windows - February 23, 2011

In a charming mountain area, you take the role of a classic farmer with all the necessary tasks like cattle breeding, growing grain and other resources, and dealing with products from your farm. Your fields can be cultivated with machines from CLAAS and even your animals have to be taken care of. The complete Agricultural Simulator allows you to ride many genuine CLAAS tractors. Choose between many different models of tractors, combines, extensions and hangers. Sell your products and invest in better equipment. More powerful machines will help you farm bigger areas. As striving farmer, you...

Agricultural Simulator 2013

Agricultural Simulator 2013

Windows - June 7, 2013

Starting on a small property you start a career as a successful farmer and time by time, you earn new fields, tractors, machines andanimals. You also have the opportunity to specialize in an area such as livestock or grain marketing, or just focus on all aspects of agricultural farming. Learn to live as a farmer with the forces of nature to assess the weather conditions and to respond optimally to increase the yield of their fields, providing the animals what they need. Rapid and effective support is provided by the numerous volunteers who can do the work on your farm. For the first time these...

Agricultural Simulator: Historical Farming

Agricultural Simulator: Historical Farming

Windows - May 25, 2012

Enjoy being a farmer between 1950 and 1970 in the „Agricultural Simulator Historical Farming“. The game takes you to the good old days and you will experience the charming farming of the 60s and 70s. Fans of nostalgia and history will be glad to work with original designed machines and to till a field with well known Oldtimer Tractors. With the new feature – the dynamic ground Agrar Simulator – Historical Farming presents the first real furrows which will be left when working at the fields with strong machines. The furrows will have impact on the driving behavior of the tractors and guarantee...

AIII S.V. A-Ressha de Ikou 3 Super Version

AIII S.V. A-Ressha de Ikou 3 Super Version

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - September 29, 1995

The game puts players in command of a railway company. There are no rival companies; the player controls the only one in the city and the game is resultingly fairly open-ended. A-Train III is the first game in the series to make use of near-isometric dimetric projection to present the city, similar to Maxis's SimCity 2000. There are two types of transport that the player's company can take: passengers or building materials. The former is more likely to be profitable, but building materials allow the city to grow. Wherever the building materials are delivered, they can be taken and used to...

Air Traffic Chaos

Air Traffic Chaos

Nintendo DS - September 8, 2008

Air Traffic Chaos is an air traffic controller simulation video game developed and published by Majesco Games for the Nintendo DS handheld video game console. It has previously been released in Japan under the name ???????? (I Am An Air Traffic Controller), and later in Europe under the title Air Traffic Controller by DS. A video game demo was made available before its release for the Wii's Nintendo Channel. Air Traffic Chaos involves the player taking control of an airport control tower for a period. During this period the player needs to achieve a certain score based on orders given to...

Air Trax

MS-DOS - Released - 1983

Air Trax is an air traffic control tower simulation game very very similar to Air Traffic Controller. This is an ASCII text based air traffic control simulation where planes need to be guided to land safely before they run out of fuel or crash. However this game seriously complicates things with the inclusion of three different types of aircraft: jets, small craft, and super sonic jets. Players can also earn a salary.

Airline

Airline

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1983

Airline is an economic strategy game, with the player taking the role of a Chairman for L-AIR, an air company whose business starts off with £3 million. He has 7 years to increase his net assets to £30 million. The player can charter, buy or sell aircraft, as well as managing staffing, maintenance and insurance. Situations in-game (like hijacks, air crashes and sabotage) and costs (of fuel and aircrafts, tax demands etc.) are realistic.The graphics are simplified, made up almost entirely of tables and texts.

Airline

Airline

Acorn Electron - Released - 1983

Airline is an economic strategy game, with the player taking the role of a Chairman for L-AIR, an air company whose business starts off with £3 million. He has 7 years to increase his net assets to £30 million. The player can charter, buy or sell aircraft, as well as managing staffing, maintenance and insurance. Situations in-game (like hijacks, air crashes and sabotage) and costs (of fuel and aircrafts, tax demands etc.) are realistic.The graphics are simplified, made up almost entirely of tables and texts.

Airline Tycoon 2

Airline Tycoon 2

Windows - October 24, 2011

A decade after the best-selling Airline Tycoon comes the long awaited sequel to the legendary tongue-in-cheek economic simulation that puts players in the role of CEO of an international airline! Airline Tycoon 2 will challenge players to run a modern airline, design unique airplanes and grow a run-down carrier into a globally recognized company that passengers practically beg to fly. Airports worldwide are waiting to be explored, but beware– your rivals never rest! Crafty opponents are also working to dominate the skies... and they won’t let anything stand in the way of their goals!

Airline Tycoon Evolution

Windows - September 17, 2002

With Airline Tycoon Evolution you manage your own airline company and try to get ahead of your nasty adversaries. To help you do this, you have all the means available to a modern airline company at your disposal. Buy the aircraft which are already on the market or try your hand as an aircraft constructor. Land some orders and plan your fleet of aircraft in such a way that you are also in a position to offer profitable flights on the bitterly contested global routes network. In the struggle for your share price you alone must decide whether to build up a cut-price airline or to put all...

Airlines

Airlines

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

Here you have an typical mid-nineties economic simulation which, you guessed it, simulates a airline company. At the start of the game you own 100% of a stock corporation with a few million dollars capital. With this money you buy airplanes, which differ in statistics like range, price or room. On a world map you define routes, ticket prices and load (passengers or commodities) and send them on the flight. The rest is handled by the game itself and the only thing you have to do is buying new planes, sell parts of your stock due to financial difficulties, watch your balance sheet and handle...

AirMech

AirMech

Windows - November 8, 2012

AirMech puts the player in similar perspective of a giant transforming robot that can fly above the battle as well as land on the ground to aid units. The game revolves around the player controlling their AirMech directly and then building units to assist in achieving whatever the goal of the game mode is. The player can build units and pick them up and can place them down on the battlefield to take part in the battle. The main objective of the game is to destroy the other team's fortress and/or keep the player's fortress running. The fortress spawns creeps which are infantry units that can...

Airport

Airport

Commodore Amiga - 1990

Airport is a flight controller simulation. The player has to control the whole air traffic of an airport. The normal part are incoming and outgoing planes which should not crash, but there are also special cases like bad weather or emergencies. The game is completely played on an overhead map on which the player gives the orders, gets warnings about incoming flights and can view additional information about every plane (e.g. the route). Every 15 minutes the game rewards points and ranks (or demotions) depending on the player's performance. The game features eight airports with varying...

Airport Mania: First Flight

Airport Mania: First Flight

Nintendo Wii - November 29, 2010

Airport Mania: First Flight is a game that was jointly created by Reflexive Entertainment and South Wind Games. The game is a time management game (similar to Diner Dash, Cake Mania etc.) where the player has to manage the wants of the planes as they come in for landings. The game shifts through eight different airports of play, and the levels have different challenges including a presidential plane (which has to land very quickly).

Airport Simulator 2014

Airport Simulator 2014

Windows - December 19, 2013

Booming turbine noise, kerosene smells in the air and constant change and new challenges: The daily life of a large airport is perfectly presented and is a particular challenge in this professional and economic airport simulation.

The Amazon Trail

The Amazon Trail

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

The protagonist of the game sees a strange dream: a black jaguar appears and introduces himself as a servant of the Inca king. He explains that the Inca people are dying of malaria and endangered by the European explorers. The jaguar is willing to transfer the hero to the past, where he/she will have to look for the cinchona plant and deliver it to the Inca king. Part of the Trail series of educational games, The Amazon Trail features a gameplay system similar to the other installments, with adventure and simulation elements. The player will have to choose travel guides, make travel plans,...

American Conquest

American Conquest

Windows - February 5, 2003

American Conquest is a real-time strategy game developed by Ukrainian GSC Game World who is the developer of Cossacks: European Wars; and published by German CDV. It is set between the 15th and the early 19th centuries in the American continents. There is also an expansion pack produced for American Conquest, called American Conquest: Fight Back and a gold edition, which has both the original and expansion pack bundled together. The latest installment in the series is American Conquest: Divided Nation. All three titles are available together as the American Conquest Chronicles.

Among Ripples

Windows - January 22, 2015

In Among Ripples you are presented to a soothing and meditative experience where you can experiment at your leisure. As the caretaker of a small pond you decide which creatures should be introduced into the ecosystem, and what species will thrive. Study the creatures you introduce and learn more about them in order to shape a pond that you find sustainable. This game is a short but sweet experience where you get the opportunity to relax and think about the balance in nature. Features: * Sandbox style gameplay where you are free to choose your own goals * Intuitive communication of the...

Among the Heavens

Windows - November 6, 2015

Up in the sky in a fantasy world, two friends Cid and Markus decided to bring an old tavern back to life in Among the Heavens! Playing as Cid, you will experience fast paced and fun gameplay by serving magical potions, entertaining guests and earning tips in order to add new fancy features to the tavern and build new ones in the future. In this Time Management game you will meet cute and surprising characters, each with their own unique personality, emotions and behavior!

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021 is an ASCII space strategy game in where you play (obviously) as the supreme leader of a galactic empire struggling for global dominance. It contains the common elements of 4X strategy, including planet management and development, exploration, tech research and war. The game contains several scenarios (although you can design your own with a text editor) that present the general background of the game (number of players, number of turns and difficulty). Each map is randomly generated, and wins the player with the highest score when reaching the turn...

The Ancient Art of War in the Skies

The Ancient Art of War in the Skies

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

After naval combat, the second sequel to The Ancient Art of War is all about aircraft combat in World War I. It is a real-time strategy game in nature, and most of the time is spent on the overhead map. Here players plan their strategy and set the goals and routes for their aircraft. There are various statistics which are affected by the happenings on the battle field, e.g. destroying factories lengthen the time the enemy can get new aircraft. Overall the game features many real and fictional campaigns, as well as an editor to create more, with the winning condition to either destroy the...

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Nintendo Wii - November 16, 2008

Animal Crossing: City Folk is the Wii incarnation of the Animal Crossing series. As in the previous version, players assume the role of a new resident in a town populated and run by animals. Players can interact with townsfolk, write letters, send presents, dig for fossils, fish, catch bugs, etc... Time in the game uses the internal Wii's clock and calender. As such, time and seasons happen at the same time as in the real life. Therefore, some events only happen at certain day of the week, or even at special day in the year (such as Christmas at December 25th)

Anno 1404

Anno 1404

Windows - Released - June 23, 2009

In the fascinating world of ANNO™ the player will sink into a unique building strategy game, where he sets sail in a beautiful island world to master the tricks of trade, diplomacy and economy, building up his own monumental cities. Continuous careful and elaborate planning will help fulfil his citizen’s needs and let his empire flourish. The upcoming ANNO 1404™ will bring this award-winning building strategy series to a new level: Discover a strange and wondrous land in the uttermost East: the Orient! This highly civilized land will provide you with endless opportunities, and with the help...

Anno 1404: Venice

Anno 1404: Venice

Windows - DLC - February 24, 2010

Dawn of Discovery: Venice is the first add-on to Dawn of Discovery. As the name suggests, the add-on sends you from the Orient to the political most important and economical biggest city of Europe. 15 new scenarios are available in that setting with more than 300 new missions waiting to be accomplished by the player. Although the core game remains the same with the player building up a flourishing trade empire from scratch, a few new elements have been added into the mix. Besides new items, additional achievements and medals, two new types of ships are available featuring very big cargo...

Anno 1503

Anno 1503

Windows - April 4, 2003

The player begins the journey by setting sail for the New World, hoping to achieve wealth and power and to create a new nation and dominion. During the game, the player crosses incredibly detailed surroundings in four different climates. The player has to fight against computer-controlled opponents and interact with people from nine different cultures such as Africans, Aztecs or Indians. Every culture has its own characteristics and traits, including their preferences regarding the placement of their kingdom and the method of trading and goods. If the player reaches a critical point in the...

Anno 1701: The Sunken Dragon

Anno 1701: The Sunken Dragon

Windows - DLC - March 23, 2007

ANNO players wanted a campaign in ANNO, so the focus of the AddOn lies in the campaign. The campaign relates, over 11 thrilling missions, the story of a hero; the role assumed by the player. As this hero, the player sets out to join an old friend in a very mysterious, but extremely attractive affair. During his journey, the player has numerous adventures and meets old friends and makes new ones. The story features some unforeseen twists and turns, intrigues and power struggles. The classic ANNO elements of Discovery, Construction, Trade, Diplomacy and Military are mirrored in the individual...

Arctic Baron

Arctic Baron

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

The Viking Union has a very dominant role in your society, as they control the vast railway networks. Could they be to blame for the disappearance of the sun and the resultant ice age? As a train captain, you must find out and overthrow them. Transarctica is a strategic trading and combat game. You must keep your train running and make sure there is enough fuel. When you reach towns you can trade with local people, with each city having a primary function. These towns often contain useful information to put you on the right track in your mission. You are in possession of slaves, who are...

Areena 5

Areena 5

Windows - January 1, 2000

Areena 5 is a gladiator management game in which the player or multiple players manage a team of gladiators and try to rise from the lowest division to the highest in order to win a championship. Players can provide their gladiators with weapons, armour and spells, and guide them in battle as they see fit. There are various different races of gladiators to choose from. Gladiators improve their skills over time but they will eventually retire.

Armored Core 4

Armored Core 4

Sony Playstation 3 - March 20, 2007

Armored Core, the mech action game that defined the mech genre is back to take on next-generation platforms! Armored Core 4 reinvigorates the brand by offering an all-new storyline, new environments, and online capability. The 10th anniversary of the acclaimed franchise is punctuated with a leap to next-generation platforms that will ensure a new quality level in both gameplay and visual performance.

Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Windows - September 16, 2013

Artemis is designed for anyone who watched Star Trek and dreamed of what it would be like to sit on the bridge of a star ship. Artemis simulates a spaceship bridge by networking several computers together. You cannot play Artemis single-player!

Ascendancy

Ascendancy

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Ascendancy is similar to, but nevertheless very different from, Master of Orion. You play one of many races, each with a special ability and special character traits, who set off to explore space, erect colonies (which can each have individual purposes, depending on their raw materials) and engage in battles when you clash with others who have the same goals. Weapons on the ships use power, which has to be supplied somehow. This game introduces many original concepts, such as the Research Tree - a special scientific display in which discoveries are depicted as icons connected by lines to...

Ashes Of The Singularity

Ashes Of The Singularity

Windows - July 3, 2016

What is Ashes of the Singularity? Ashes of the Singularity is a real-time strategy game set in the far future that redefines the possibilities of RTS with the unbelievable scale provided by Oxide Games’ groundbreaking Nitrous engine. What is the Singularity? The Singularity is a theory of the future development of humans and AI, popularized by futurist Ray Kurzweil. As our minds become increasingly augmented by artificial enhancements, there will come a point where the un-augmented human brain can no longer comprehend the advancements being made. What makes Ashes of the...

Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island

Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island

Nintendo DS - October 27, 2009

Annie was just a simple girl who lived in a town located within the mainland. However, all she did was sleep and fantasize about becoming rich and famous someday by marrying up. Worried about their daughter, her parents consulted Annie's grandfather, a great alchemist, for advice on what to do. After a moment of thought, he decides to send her to Sera Island to take part in a large resort project in order to teach her to overcome her laziness. Thus, in the middle of the night, his homunculi steal Annie away to Sera Island; across land, across river, and across sea. Atelier Annie: Alchemists...

The Atlas: Renaissance Voyager

The Atlas: Renaissance Voyager

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 24, 1995

Atlas is a historical business and discovery game. The game is set in the 15th century. You are in a contract with the King of Portugal. For 10.000 gold a year you have to explore the area 1000 miles south of Portugal within five years. You are allowed to trade with the goods you discover, but all information gathered on your travels is property of the King of Portugal.

A-Train

A-Train

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

A-train (known in Japan as "Take the A-Train III") is the third game in the A-Train series. The game was tremendously popular in Japan, thus motivating Maxis to license it for US distribution as A-Train, available for DOS, Macintosh and Amiga platforms. The game puts players in command of a railway company. There are no rival companies; the player controls the only one in the city and the game is fairly open-ended. A-Train III is the first game in the series to make use of near-isometric dimetric projection to present the city, similar to Maxis's later SimCity 2000. There are two types...

A-Train 6

A-Train 6

Sony Playstation 2 - March 19, 2004

In A Train 6 your goal as a the head of a major transport company is to build up an effective railway network. You will gain the main amount of your income by transporting passengers and cargo. It is also possible to earn money by buying and selling land, housing planning and developing the local industry. It is crucial to keep optimizing the schedules, in order to improve the cost-effectiveness of your transport network. The game is completely in 3D and offers 40 trains, each with its individual advantages and disadvantages, such as speed, capacity and costs per mile. The game features...

A-Train 8

A-Train 8

Windows

A-Train 8 features similar gameplay to its ancestors in the long-running series, particularly the Xbox 360 release, A-TrainHX. As CEO of a powerful rail company, it is your task to create an effective mass-transit system and stimulate the growth of urban areas. Your passenger trains will take commuters to offices, workers to factories and holiday-makers to amusement parks. Freight trains will transport building materials from factories to new development sites. Schedules must be tweaked for maximum profit, and you will have to make adjustments depending on the season and changing nature of...

A-Train 9

A-Train 9

Windows - March 15, 2012

The latest iteration of the A-Train series, A-Train 9 was released on February 11, 2010 in Japan, and on March 15, 2012 worldwide by UIG Entertainment under the names The Train Giant in English and Der Bahn Gigant in German. It is compatible with Windows XP, Vista and 7, and is also compatible with the said 64-bit versions. Two Japan-only building kits were released, the first on October 8, 2010 and the second on December 23, 2010. The Japan version also includes a 3D patch costing ¥1050 that can be played using 3D glasses, and the German version includes an unofficial patch that adds...

A-Train Construction Set

A-Train Construction Set

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

The A-Train Construction Set add-on for Maxis’ railroad management simulation A-Train is a map editor that allows modification of existing savegames and creation of new landscapes from scratch. The editor comes with six sample scenarios. Apart from that, it adds no new content to the game.

Autocraft

Autocraft

Windows

Autocraft is a physics based puzzle game about building complex machines to accomplish objectives. The two current game modes right now are 'build challenges' and the sandbox mode. We currently have 21 build challenge levels, each with 2-3 stars to obtain as additional challenges. We've finished development on all the current build challenge levels. The Sandbox mode is for experimentation and creative building

Babysitting Mania

Babysitting Mania

Nintendo DS - December 4, 2007

Babysitting Mania is a simulation-style, time-management game developed by Gogii Games and iWin and available for OS X, Microsoft Windows and the Nintendo DS. The game allows the player to babysit many virtual children while cleaning the house and managing parties all under a certain time limit. The game is available for free as a download from iWin.com.

Balance of Power

Balance of Power

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

The year is 1986. You take on the role of the US President or the Russian General Secretary. You have the full industrial capacity, covert forces, and military might of your country at your command. Your job? To make your country the world's most powerful and prestigious over the course of your eight years in office. Sounds easy, doesn't it? It would be if the other guy didn't have his finger poised over a red button that could wipe out the world! You must use diplomacy, make treaties, issue risky, covert CIA or KGB actions, or riskier, direct military intervention to prop up third world...

Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The objective is the same as in the original Balance of Power: use your military, covert, and industrial forces to make your country the most prestigious in the world while avoiding nuclear war. However, it is now 1989, and the Communist Block is crumbling... Chris Crawford, who rarely ever made a sequel to a computer game, was besieged by mails asking him to update his classic from a few years before to reflect the new state of the world. Russia was falling, the Iron Curtain was shattering, and smaller countries were beginning to assert their own regional power with more freedom from the...

Balance of the Planet

Balance of the Planet

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Balance of the Planet is an environmental management simulation. It is the successor to Balance of Power. Chris Crawford seems to have a special liking for problems of global concern. Balance of Power dealt with politics in the cold war, its successor Balance of the Planet simulates nothing less than Earth's ecosystem. Although Maxis' Sim Earth is often credited as the first "ecosim", the title rightfully belongs to Crawford's game. Both games are equally interesting nevertheless, as they use two vastly different approaches to an enormously complex subject. Sim Earth tries to simulate...

Balkanski Konflikt

Commodore Amiga - 1992

Balkan Conflict is a management/strategy game for the Amiga, developed by L&M Magic Factory Group and published by Kon Tiki in Serbia in 1992. Balkan Conflict was created under the influence of daily political events in the so-called Yugoslavia. At the beginning of the game we go back a couple of years ago, at the time of the dissolution of the Communist Party. The first post-war (WW II) multiparty elections are scheduled in Serbia, and your task as President of the newly formed political party is to win the elections. After inauguration party (of course, if you win), you will be presented...

Barbie: Groom And Glam Pups

Barbie: Groom And Glam Pups

Nintendo DS - November 15, 2010

Barbie Groom and Glam Pups is an all-new Barbie video game, set in a fashion-oriented environment, that lets players choose a pup from one of six adorable breeds, then groom it, train it, dress it up and show it using the game's built-in economy. Throughout the game, Barbie herself serves as a mentor for players, providing instruction and tips. Players will groom their pet with realistic techniques including bathing and brushing before teaching the pup fun tricks like jump, kiss and spin. Players can also customize the look of their dog with fabulous clothing, collars and costumes.

Battle Jockey

Battle Jockey

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 22, 1994

Battle Jockey is a racing game for up to four players that features horseracing, a far more popular pastime in Japan than elsewhere, and presents three separate modes: the first is the standard single-player story mode, in which the player takes a horse and jockey through training and races; the second is a battle mode which pits up to four players against each other in races that have far more power-ups and other unusual additions to the game's courses; and the third is a passive gambling mode in which the player puts money down on horses depending on their odds of winning and subsequent...

Battlecruiser 3000AD

Battlecruiser 3000AD

MS-DOS - Released - 1996

In this space simulation game, the player takes the role of a Galactic Command officer and has command over a giant space ship, a Battlecruiser, and can control everything that happens on this ship. The year is 3000AD and Gammulan Empire is on its way to conquer the galaxy. This isn't seen lightly by the Galcom who sends out their best commander (the player) to stop the threatening empire. The game is mostly played from the bridge, where the player has access to all the ship's functions. There is three modes in the game: Free Flight, Advanced Campaign Mode and Xtreme Carnage Combat...

Betrayal

Betrayal

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Betrayal is a manager type strategy game. You try to gain control over various regions in order to supply your men with the necessary resources to defeat your enemies. As the game title says, the game has a main focus on illegal and secret operations in order to weaken your opponents.

Big Business

Big Business

Commodore Amiga - 1991

Financial management games have been around since the dawn of home computers. It goes without saying that most of them consisted of little more than boring figures and statistics. So you can just imagine my delight when Big Business fell onto my desk. Up to three human or computer players can participate in the fun and each one begins the game with equal assets. It’s then down to the individual to ensure that the company makes its fortune by the investment of money in research, development, production, advertising and most importantly, champagne! Humourous screens are used to display and...

Big Business

Big Business

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

As CEO of a company the player's main goal will be making business decisions to stay ahead of the competitors and increase shareholder value. A plus for this game is the comic-style graphics.

Big Rig

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Big Rig is a simulation that lets you experience the life of a long-distance trucker. Your task is to safely drive a 18-wheel tractor-trailer combination from coast to coast in time, trying to make a profitable trip. The gameplay and user interface are pretty basic. The game is played in text mode only, with your choice made by typing the right letter at the prompt. At the beginning of your trip, you can choose between three types of cargo (with or without time limit, perishable or not) and three routes -- each with different characteristics, like length or chances for bad weather etc....

Biing!: Sex, Intrigue and Scalpels

Biing!: Sex, Intrigue and Scalpels

MS-DOS - Released - January 2, 1995

Biing!: Sex, Intrigue and Scalpels is an erotic hospital-management simulation. You must build a hospital, starting from buying a building for it, then hiring doctors, nurses and receptionists. The game contains typical management simulation elements, albeit with a humorous twist: the doctors are idiots who don't really care for their patients, and the nurses have huge breasts and even do a little striptease from time to time.

Biznesman

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

Biznesman is a simple trade game, which consists of buying and selling all kinds of goods in cities around the world. Players can buy and sell goods, borrow money, or invest the money in the accounts or actions of companies. During the course of commercial activities various events may occur, such as estate of a relatives or loss of the goods as a result of random events or the bankruptcy of the bank where all the savings were invested. The game has no sound and simple visuals that only present the statistics and values. The game is played in a text mode.

Black & White

Black & White

Windows - March 25, 2001

In a perfect world, people wouldn't need gods. But perfect worlds can't exist and sooner or later someone, in trouble, desperate, will pray to the heavens. This is what happens in the beginning of Black & White. Your new tribe bow before you in awe, and from this moment your prayer power starts to grow. As you carry out godly acts, the belief in you rises and more and more people are convinced that worshipping you is the way forward. But you can be good or evil. You may choose to rule the world as you wish.

Black & White 2

Black & White 2

Windows - October 7, 2005

Will you be an evil or a benevolent deity? In this sequel to Black & White, you reprise your role as a powerful deity in search of a following and return to the once-idyllic world of Eden, where the discovery of weaponry and warfare has tainted the beautiful landscape. With the help of your gigantic Creature, which you raise from infancy, you must earn the respect and worship of the natives.

Black & White: Creature Isle

Black & White: Creature Isle

Windows - January 21, 2002

Black & White: Creature Isle (known in Europe as Black & White: Creature Isles) is an expansion pack for the PC game Black & White by Lionhead Studios. This expansion pack focuses on the creature and there are no levels as there were in the original game.

Black Gold

Black Gold

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Four oil companies (each of which can he human or computer controlled) do battle to dominate the lucrative oil industry, buying and selling oilfields around the world. You can choose one of four main goals, from topping the market in 3 years to total domination. Plenty of dirty tricks to help you are on offer, from setting fire to opponent's rigs to stealing the storage tanks which hold the oil in place. Private investigators can be hired to either prevent to prove these things. Although primarily a strategy game, a few short action sequences are also included. These come into play when...

Black Monday

Black Monday

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Black Monday is a stock market simulation for one to six players. The goal is to earn as much money as possible by the end of ten turns. On each turn you will have the option of buying and selling stocks. The main screen where you can buy or sell will show a list of stocks available, along with their price information and how many you own. Graphs are also available to show the history of a stock throughout the game in order to aid in making decisions. After each player has a turn buying and selling, the stock market closes for the night. When it opens again, you will see a news ticker...

Bob the Builder: Can We Fix It?

Bob the Builder: Can We Fix It?

Sony Playstation - January 12, 2000

Get ready for fun, excitement and non-stop laughs with Bob the Builder and his Team on the PlayStation game console. Join Bob in 8 Fix it Fun activities that include Bubble Trouble, Where's Prichard, Hedgehog Rescue, and Wendy's Birthday. With varied difficulty levels, Bob the Builder voices, music, and characters from the TV show, kids of all ages will be saying, Can we fix it, yes we can!

Bounty Train

Bounty Train

Windows - May 16, 2017

Explore the dangerous life, the accurate historic events and contemporary inventions of the North American/US 19th century. Acquire one of the most legendary steam machines and transform it into a fortress on rails.

Bravo Romeo Delta

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Bravo Romeo Delta is a single player game that allows you to control either the United States' or the USSR's nuclear arsenal during an escalating exchange. Its interface is very basic, with only four screens for reports and input. The game plays in real time and can be set faster. There are dozens of different weapon systems at the player's command, including: air dropped gravity bombs, sub-launched ballistic missiles, ICBM silos, and mobile launchers. Data for each weapon and vehicle is accessible. Locations are displayed as geographic coordinates. Success at destroying a chosen target relies...

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

Acorn Archimedes - Released - 1987

A football management game. The game contains a board, cards, money and pieces so it is really a board game enhanced by some computer functionality. This same game without a computer element was later sold as Super League Football Manager. Each player takes on the role of a club manager. The object of the game is for each manager to successfully steer his team through the season using his skill to make his team stronger as the game proceeds. Each manager competes with human and computer controlled teams in a ten strong league and the F.A. Cup. From the second season onwards, each team will...

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes is a football management computer board game suitable for two to five players. Each player takes on the role of a club manager. The object of the game is for each manager to successfully steer his team through the season using his skill to make his team stronger as the game proceeds. Each manager competes with human and computer controlled teams in a ten strong league and the F.A. Cup. From the second season onwards, each team will also enter a European competition (League Champions to the European Cup, F.A. Cup Winners to the Cup-Winners’ Cup, and the...

Bridge Constructor

Bridge Constructor

Windows - October 16, 2013

Become an appraised bridge engineer and architect in Bridge Constructor. Create and design your own constructions and watch the cars and trucks pass over them - or see them fall and crash while your inferior creations collapse due to weight and the laws of physics! Progress through numerous levels and build bridges over deep valleys, canals, or rivers. Stress tests reveal whether the bridge you build can withstand the daily stress of continual use from cars and trucks. Choose between a range of materials for each individual bridge, such as wood, steel, cables, or concrete pillars. Use...

Budget Baseball

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Pit historic and legendary baseball teams from 1901 to 1989 against each other with accurate team members and stats in Budget Baseball. This top down sports simulation plays more like a strategy game with a dash of RPG thrown in for chance rolls. After the initial selection of team members simple ASCII graphics are used to represent where they are on the field. Typical placement of hitters and pitchers are also done before a game starts. As opposed to controlling what your player does with graphic instructions you select from a menu how your batter will react to pitches. You can bunt, try...

Building & Co

Building & Co

Windows - January 17, 2008

Building & Co is a revolutionary city builder in which you will deal with all the aspects that come into play during the management of a real building site. You must consider the specifications, the budget and technical constraints as well as delivery timeframes in order to be able to build numerous ambitious buildings! In a rich and very detailed 3D environment, you take care of all the construction phases: from hiring workers to choosing materials as well as drawing the foundations and different floors. Building & Co is the first management game to put you in full control of a building...

Bundesliga Manager

Bundesliga Manager

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Bundesliga Manager is a managerial simulator for a team in the top three German football leagues (Bundesliga, Zweite Liga or Regionalliga). The game contains the real player and team names of that time. The player can handle most of the relevant aspects of a soccer team both economic and sport-wise. The user has to trade players, organize the training, handle the team's line-ups and tactics, negotiate contracts with players and sponsors, and expand the team's stadium. The player follows his team's games as a small white dot moving horizontally over a green rectangle, simulating a ball...

Bundesliga Manager Hattrick

Bundesliga Manager Hattrick

Commodore Amiga - 1994

Bundesliga Manager Hattrick is a German football (soccer) management simulation and the sequel to Bundesliga Manager Professional. It was also released in English under the name Football Ltd. The player or players (up to four) take the reigns of their favourite teams and try to lead them to both sportive and economical success.

Bundesliga Manager Professional

Bundesliga Manager Professional

Commodore Amiga - 1991

You pick your favorite football (soccer) team and start from the lowest league in this game (3rd tier) to lead the team to glory & trophies. Bundesliga Manager Professional is a managerial simulator of soccer. The game simulates the German Bundesliga (first, second and third division) and the German league cup (DfB-Pokal). The teams and players have real names (season 1990). An English version was released named "The Manager". The game is the second installment in the series and the successor of "Bundesliga Manager".

Bundesliga Manager Professional

Bundesliga Manager Professional

MS-DOS - Released - April 1, 1991

Your favorite soccer team is in the third class, has no money and no future? Take the job as a manager and lead your team in the first division. Bundesliga Manager Professional is a managerial simulator of soccer. The game simulates the German Bundesliga (first, second and third division) and the German league cup (DFB-Pokal). The teams and players has real names (season 1990). Up to 4 players can take part. You can transfer players, rise your stadium, deal for advertising, train your players. The tactics of your team can be set very individual on a small playing field. Also included...

Business Tycoon

Business Tycoon

Windows - 2000

You might have played, 'corporate empire games' before in "Detroit" or "Motor City" as in cars to "Air Bucks" for aircraft industries. Unlike them, this game focuses solely on the business side in kin with military style-"Risk" or "Centurion: Defender of Rome" minus the battle sequences or hands-on product testing. Business Tycoon is an update on the original "Entrepreneur" game that goes beyond the single industry of 'computers' to include 'airplanes' and 'automobiles' in a more refined and a less cluttered interface. Players can select a chosen industry and area of expertise from...

Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space

Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space

MS-DOS - Released - March 1, 1993

Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space re-creates the thrilling endeavor of trying to lead your country's space program to the moon before a competing superpower does the same. As head of your country's space program you will need to develop all the hardware you need for your spacecraft and make it safe, choose the right persons to send into space and make sure they come back alive. Loaded with lots of historic video clips, and other historic correct items make this game reflect the "Cold War" situation as it should.

By Fire & Sword

By Fire & Sword

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

This is a medieval era game where each player starts out as a baron. The game takes place in a pseudo-European state where you need to acquire vassals and land. Getting more vassals and land through battling the other barons, you can expand and build castles and towns. Wizards and spells are also available to make this more of a fantasy wargame than anything else.

C.E.O.

C.E.O.

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Dwight Owen Barnes (played by James Coburn), the longtime Chief Executive Officer of the “A-IV Group”, a multinational corporation with diversified assets and interests throughout the world, has just mysteriously disappeared in his private jet. As news reports of the disappearance break, stock in the company falls sharply, and you are swiftly selected as new CEO. Tasked with recovering the company from the downfall and ever further expansion you must prove your leadership fast. You will be required to buy and sell assets, build and manage the transportation infrastructure necessary to keep...

Caesar

Caesar

Commodore Amiga - 1992

Caesar is a Strategy game, published by Impressions Games, which was released in 1992. It's the first century BC and you get to play the part of an ambitious brown-nosing public figure eager to grease up to Caesar Augustus, the current Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Your main aim is to run your allotted province as efficiently as possible and thus gain Caesar's favour. In effect, this means building and maintaining the essential infrastructure of the country, such as housing, the water-supply and transport links. Caesar holds its own when compared to other god-type games. The...

Caesar

Caesar

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

The first in the strategy series set in the Roman Empire’s peak era starts off with you as ruler of a small province, although if you’re successful you will get tougher assignments. You must build the city, placing crucial features such as housing estates, roads, policing, water supply, social events and the like. You’re not restricted to one city – you can build another area, linked by roads, once you’ve got the first one running smoothly. You have slaves at your disposal to build and maintain everything. All this would be easy if you had an infinite supply of money, the civilians...

Caesar

Caesar

Atari ST - 1993

The first in the strategy series set in the Roman Empire’s peak era starts off with you as ruler of a small province, although if you’re successful you will get tougher assignments. You must build the city, placing crucial features such as housing estates, roads, policing, water supply, social events and the like. You’re not restricted to one city – you can build another area, linked by roads, once you’ve got the first one running smoothly. You have slaves at your disposal to build and maintain everything. All this would be easy if you had an infinite supply of money, the civilians...

Caesar II

Caesar II

MS-DOS - Released - September 4, 1995

Caesar II is set in the time of ancient Rome, and lets you try to be the next Caesar. You start with one province and have to build an efficient city. To do this you'll have to manage the water supply properly, make sure the city is policed well, and provide adequate education, entertainment, baths, and temples (which also hold your money and can be robbed if you don't have enough protection). At some point, possibly more then once, you'll have to defend your province from invading tribes that don't really want you there. You also have to connect all the little villages in the province with...

Caesar II

Caesar II

Windows - September 10, 1996

Caesar II is set in the time of ancient Rome, and lets you try to be the next Caesar. You start with one province and have to build an efficient city. To do this you'll have to manage the water supply properly, make sure the city is policed well, and provide adequate education, entertainment, baths, and temples (which also hold your money and can be robbed if you don't have enough protection). At some point, possibly more then once, you'll have to defend your province from invading tribes that don't really want you there. You also have to connect all the little villages in the province with...

Caesar III

Caesar III

Windows - October 1, 1998

Caesar III is a city building game, in which you place building and lay out zones. You are in charge of a small province, and hope to make it as peaceful and prosperous as possible, following the advice of your citizens to make it work. The game also features defending your city, by forming an army. and for trade, but you never leave your city. You must pay attention to the Gods, who can inflict disasters if not satisfied. As the game progresses, new technologies become available, which you must allow for.

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