Summary: In Tropico 3 you will again be able to play the role of “El Presidente” taking over the control of a tropical island. You decide whether you want to use your army to secure your power base in the best traditions of corrupt, unscrupulous tyrants everywhere, or alternatively to lead your people to...
Absolute Power adds great new scenarios and buildings to Tropico 3, along with some welcome fixes and frills.
28 May 2010
Summary: The Absolute Power expansion for Tropico 3 is a welcome addition to the original game, throwing in a great new campaign loaded with oddball objectives, a range of new buildings that enhance and fix aspects of the core game mechanics, more creative edicts to inflict upon the peasants, and a lot of...
Pros: Challenging new series of islands to rule, Scenarios feature more-involved stories and directed objectives, Revamped island infrastructure, Wide range of new and useful edicts
Excerpt: Aaaahh.... sun, sand and the threat of constantly being overthrown by rebels. Welcome to Tropico 3 , the latest city-building sim from developers Haemimont Games. This third outing of the Tropico franchise, which is more of a remake of the original Tropico rather than a sequel, adds some interesting...
Playing a banana republic dictator in Tropico 3 might not be easy, but it certainly is rewarding.
23 October 2009
Summary: Life in a Cold War banana republic probably wasn't as much fun in the real world as it is in Tropico 3. Fortunately, this little bit of historical revisionism is one of the few complaints you can make about this city builder.
Pros: Impressive mix of politics and economics, Interface strikes a perfect balance between automation and micromanagement, Cartoony, colorful visuals, Groovy Latin American soundtrack
Cons: Needs a more detailed tutorial to explain the game's unique concepts, A number of interface issues
Excerpt: We zijn weer beland in de periode dat er een groot aantal toppers uitkomen en er moeten keuzes gemaakt worden. Hierdoor zou je al snel games vergeten die minder groot in het nieuws komen en minder publiciteit meekrijgen. Tropico 3 voor de PC is er hier helaas eentje van.
Pros: Grote hoeveelheid aan mogelijkheden, Aankleding