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  • Summary: In times of political turmoil and social unrest, the people are calling out for a visionary leader, one who will steer the fate of their country with foresight and ingenuity. Will you answer that call?
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 41 out of 62
  2. Negative: 0 out of 62
  1. Apr 8, 2019
    94
    Tropico 6 is a highly addictive city and government simulator that has realistic game mechanics with an easy to use build and management interface. A marvelous, challenging, enjoyable and non complicated experience.
  2. Mar 29, 2019
    90
    I wasn't sure what to expect when I went into Tropico 6, but I came out in love. It's truly one of the best city building games of all time, and it has an excellent amount of polish, depth, and satire that all help it feel like a unique experience. The cluttered interface is a downside, but it's hardly one that impacts the overall gameplay much.
  3. Mar 29, 2019
    80
    Despite its flaws, Tropico 6 will definitely cause you to stay up later than you should. If you’re willing to forgive the lack of structure, you can spend hours and hours building on each of the included maps. There’s even a randomized map generator once you squeeze all the fun from the included content. In this way, Tropico 6 feels like an old school PC release, but it should still appeal to a wide variety of players looking to rule the tropics with a tanned iron fist.
  4. Jul 8, 2019
    80
    Tropico 6 rises to be a worthy successor of Tropico 4, taking the franchise back on the track with its archipelago system and return of some of the old features from the previous games.
  5. Mar 29, 2019
    75
    Tropico 6 lacks of innovations. It is a good Tropico, but it has lost part of the series magic.
  6. 70
    Tropico 6 involves a huge time investment and a steep learning curve, but it is a solid entry in the management/sim genre.
  7. Mar 29, 2019
    68
    Tropico 6 is entertaining fun, which guarantees many hours of management and strategy, with a well-leveled difficulty. Although it is inevitable not to think that it is a low-risk and original work.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 27
  2. Negative: 7 out of 27
  1. Apr 1, 2019
    10
    Nice graphics in a new universe for el presidente, what did you need more?! Ok, more lamas, hats and freaky accessoires. But it's a fine soNice graphics in a new universe for el presidente, what did you need more?! Ok, more lamas, hats and freaky accessoires. But it's a fine so far and if i take a look at Tropico 5, i think more will come.
    " God save the lama , Viva El' Presidente , Viva Tropico "!
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  2. Apr 1, 2019
    10
    Love to build on several Island. The Campaign is funny as in every Tropico. Graphics are very good and the simulated Tropicans (Tropicanos)Love to build on several Island. The Campaign is funny as in every Tropico. Graphics are very good and the simulated Tropicans (Tropicanos) are crazy in detail ( what they´re doing, not the graphics). It´s even better than Tropico 5. Expand
  3. Mar 29, 2019
    10
    Best Tropico in the series. Love the archipelagos, even if it makes it tough to grow quickly.
  4. May 19, 2019
    8
    It is very enjoyable to make diplomacy in the game. The mechanics in trade and production are very nice. Witty dialogues and messages amusedIt is very enjoyable to make diplomacy in the game. The mechanics in trade and production are very nice. Witty dialogues and messages amused me. BUT there is not day and night cycle in the game.
    It's hard to make money in the game. AS A RESULT, players who love strategy and tycoon will love this game.
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  5. Sep 23, 2019
    7
    It's essentially Tropico 5.5 with updated graphics, larger maps, FINALLY being able to relocate and edit the palace to somewhere moreIt's essentially Tropico 5.5 with updated graphics, larger maps, FINALLY being able to relocate and edit the palace to somewhere more strategic and safer, more new buildings to plop including Sim City-Esque wonders which are useless and nonsensical (why would a banana republic dictatorship in the Caribbean build the Statue of Liberty or Taj Mahal?!?), and more economics and politics options, but it's not a huge leap from 5 in the way 5 was for 4, nor have they changed or fixed issues from the last games. You still can't control and place your forces during attacks and raids. The road drawing tool has always been a frustrating problem and hasn't been fixed. You're still restricted to single lane roads with no option to build Highways, Railroads (although they added trams for some silly reason), ferries, etc. The in-game music is still the same that gets old and wearisome after long. Still no option to make your nation region-specific, like for example basing it in Asia or Africa. The humor and jokes are also old and tired. And if this game really wanted to be edgy and funny, why can't you have the option to export arms or be a drugs/nacro state?

    Wait for the DLCs, mods, and patches that should hopefully address these issues. Until then, stick to Tropico 5 or wait until the price comes down.
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  6. Apr 3, 2019
    5
    played tropico 4/5, was super excited for 6. however it feels like a re-skinned 5 with the addition of islands lol. Not anywhere close toplayed tropico 4/5, was super excited for 6. however it feels like a re-skinned 5 with the addition of islands lol. Not anywhere close to being worth 50 dollars. it's like tropic 5 with some mods, another good series gone to **** Expand
  7. May 29, 2019
    0
    How can this game have such a high score? Expected a masterpiece, but could barely stand more than thirty minutes. Probably the worst strategyHow can this game have such a high score? Expected a masterpiece, but could barely stand more than thirty minutes. Probably the worst strategy game experience ever. Wow. Expand

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