Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization

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1. A re-imagining of the classic Colonization game Sid Meier created in 1994, Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization is a total conversion of the Civilization IV engine into a game experience in which players will lead a European nation on their quest to colonize and thrive in the New World.


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Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization System Requirements and Specifications

Windows PC Requirements

Minimum:
  • Supported OS: Windows® 2000/XP/Vista
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Video: DirectX 9.0c-compatible 64 MB video card with Shader 1.1 Support or better
  • DirectX® Version: Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization DirectX(r) version (included on install)
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0 compliant sound card
  • Hard Drive: 900 MB

Recommended:
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Video: 128 MB Video Card w/ DirectX 9 support (pixel & vertex shaders)
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0 compliant sound card

Macintosh Requirements

Recommended:
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.1
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU
  • CPU Speed: 2.4 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 1 GB free disk space
  • Video Card: (ATI): Radeon X1600 Video Card (NVidia): GeForce FX 8600
  • Video Memory: (VRam): 512 MB
  • Multiplayer: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported. Internet play requires broadband connection.
  • Media Required: DVD-ROM Drive
  • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard
  • Supported Chipsets: ATI RADEON X1600, X1900, 2400, 2600, 3870 NVIDIA GEFORCE 7300, 7600, 8600, 8800, 9400, 9600, GT 120
  • NOTICE: Apple original CPU’s only, CPU upgrades not supported.
  • NOTICE: Intel integrated video chipsets are not supported.
  • NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)

No maximum Mac system requirements!!

Linux Requirements

No minimum linux requirements!!
No maximum linux requirements!!

Can my PC Run Sid Meier's Civilization IV? How to check your PC Specifications

Find specs for all Windows versions:


    Windows 10 specs:
  • Step 1. Open Windows Explorer, locate "This PC".
  • Step 2. Right-click "This PC" icon and select the "Properties" option.

  • Windows 8 specs:
  • Processor, memory and operating system: Click the Windows Start Button » Settings Tile » PC and Devices » PC Info.
  • OR
  • Step 1. Click the Windows Start Button > search for “System” in the search bar.
  • Step 2. From the drop-down results, select and click the "System" result.
  • How to see the Graphics Card: Click the Windows Start Button » Settings Tile » Control Panel (bottom left) > Devices and Printers > Device Manager » Display Adapters. That's it.

  • Windows 7 specs:
  • Step 1. Right-click the “Computer” icon to open the menu » Select the "Properties" option.
  • This last instruction also works for Windows Vista and XP.

Recommendations: It is recommended you have double the RAM recommended by the above and Game makers above. The ROM should also be less than 5% of the Available Space on your computer or a maximum 15%.


Troubleshooting: What to do if you run into problems

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About the game

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization is the third offering in the award winning Civilization IV series. A re-imagining of the classic Colonization game Sid Meier created in 1994, Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization is a total conversion of the Civilization IV engine into a game experience in which players will lead a European nation on their quest to colonize and thrive in the New World. Players will be challenged to guide their people from the oppressive motherland, discover a New World, negotiate, trade and fight as they acquire great power and battle for their freedom and independence.
  • Classic Game Design Rebuilt for the Modern Era: Usher forth a new generation of Sid Meier's Colonization gameplay built on the award-winning Civilization IV engine, providing the beautiful visuals, famously addictive gameplay and endless fun that are synonymous with Sid Meier strategy games.
  • Fight the Homeland and Establish a New Nation: Play as the English, Spanish, French or the Dutch and journey to a brave new world in search of freedom from your oppressive homeland.
  • Improved Diplomacy: Sustain peace and support your followers as you engage in advanced negotiations with natives, other colonists and the hostile homeland - Trade resources, gold and land as you build the foundation for a self-sufficient and powerful colony.
  • Historical Figures Provide Adaptive Gameplay: Acquire founding fathers such as John Smith, Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams who will help guide your nation to freedom based on your gameplay style.
  • Brand New Interface: Both Civilization IV fans and players new to the series will feel right at home with an interface that Firaxis has built to be accessible and easy to navigate.
  • Multiplayer Offers Endless Replay Value: Compete with friends from all over the world via the Internet and Play by Email modes or compete locally via the Hotseat and LAN modes, offering endless ways to conquer the New World.
  • Mods & Community Tools: Players will have limitless options for modifying the game to suit their needs. Firaxis will ship the game with modding tools including a map editor using XML and Python.

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