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I suspect that I'm looking for something like Pocket Civ that can accommodate more players; no more than 5. I don't have any preference as to if it is a board or card game, but I would prefer if it isn't something that's rooted in any particular actual historical period.

Does anything like this exist?
 
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Close, but probably not quite what you're looking for: Peloponnes. (No tech tree...)
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Do take a look at this thread, if you haven't already:
What would be your recommended light, medium, and heavy civilization games?

I have hardly played any civ games (and not Pocket Civ), but you might take a look at Uruk: Wiege der Zivilisation. It's not easy to find in the states, but there are copies floating around (new and used).
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peakhope wrote:
I have hardly played any civ games (and not Pocket Civ), but you might take a look at Uruk: Wiege der Zivilisation. It's not easy to find in the states, but there are copies floating around (new and used).


I was just about to suggest this!
 
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peakhope wrote:
Do take a look at this thread, if you haven't already:
What would be your recommended light, medium, and heavy civilization games?

I have hardly played any civ games (and not Pocket Civ), but you might take a look at Uruk: Wiege der Zivilisation. It's not easy to find in the states, but there are copies floating around (new and used).


I actually never felt like I was building a civ when I played Uruk. Tempus and Innovation didn't feel like it either. Not many short games can give the feel of a complete civ game.
 
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ropearoni4 wrote:
peakhope wrote:
Do take a look at this thread, if you haven't already:
What would be your recommended light, medium, and heavy civilization games?

I have hardly played any civ games (and not Pocket Civ), but you might take a look at Uruk: Wiege der Zivilisation. It's not easy to find in the states, but there are copies floating around (new and used).


I actually never felt like I was building a civ when I played Uruk. Tempus and Innovation didn't feel like it either. Not many short games can give the feel of a complete civ game.

I myself found Uruk's gameplay far too abstract to make it feel like building up any civilization.
Peloponnes is probably your closest match if you don't mind games with auctions.

edited for grammar.
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I think Race for the Galaxy feels like a quick civ game, but your mileage may vary.
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A couple of possibilities that violate your "specific setting" criteria:
Glory to Rome
San Juan

Both are card games and lack the map of Pocket Civ. But they feel (to me) like quick games, and they're about city building.
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cferejohn wrote:
I think Race for the Galaxy feels like a quick civ game, but your mileage may vary.

This.

Also, if you like the "tech tree" aspect of Civ games, Innovation is a great fit, although it is quite a bit abstract.
 
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Infinite City is where you build a city. Other than that i enjoy playing Oregon, Stone Age and Vikings. Don`t know if you find them to be civilization building games... Taluva, too, could you look into.
 
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