Summary: Having enjoyed all the Civ franchises, family bought me Colonization for Xmas. Love the developmental & trading progressions. However, as has previously been mentioned by many commentators, the King's Army & Navy seem to grow exponentially, making it virtually impossible to win, even on the easiest...
Summary: I play the original Colonization on the Amiga years ago. I've also play all the Civilizations from 1 to 4 and loved every edition. So you would expect that I would have been right at home with this one.
Summary: The original colonization took up more of my time than any other game has ever done. A great epic experience it was. I have wanted to play it again for 10 years but the graphics became unbearable. So I was delighted to see a remake - same game better graphics.
Summary: Many of us who liked the original colonization surely have waited for Colonization sequels that have not been forthcoming despite the increasing number of sequels for Civilization. Unfortunately, this is not Colonization II. This is Civ IV with Colonization like features.