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Game #987
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  SimIsle for Windows 95    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Simulation   Trade or management

Rating: 8.48 (317 votes)

SimIsle for Windows 95 box cover

SimIsle for Windows 95 screenshot
My most favorite "Sim" game of all time aside from SimCity 2000, SimIsle is a fun and challenging tropical island simulation. You must manage the difficult balance between economic success and ecological harmony. For instance, cutting too many trees to make building materials (wood) and you risk forest fires. Add the neat RPG-style personnel management, and the game is quite addictive in the long haul, despite a steep learning curve that may prove too daunting to beginners, and some cumbersome interface designs. Two thumbs up!

Note: the download here is the rare Windows 95 version, which features a much faster game engine and interface than the clunky DOS version.

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Matthew Stible
Developer: Intelligent Games
Publisher: Maxis
Year: 1995
Software Copyright: Intelligent Games
Theme: Design Tool
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP
Where to get it:   from Chips & Bits!
Related Links: Official game page
Links:    
If you like this game, try: SimFarm for Windows, Holiday Island, SimPark

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