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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: 17 out of 32
  2. Negative: 8 out of 32
  1. Mar 29, 2019
    10
    Best Tropico in the series. Love the archipelagos, even if it makes it tough to grow quickly.
  2. Mar 30, 2019
    10
    I love this game, it's just like the same as Tropico 5 but with many new Features, it's a mix of Tropico 4 and 5. I recommend this game forI love this game, it's just like the same as Tropico 5 but with many new Features, it's a mix of Tropico 4 and 5. I recommend this game for all players who likes City Building games with funny characters and an interesting story. Expand
  3. Nov 16, 2019
    9
    Jogo ótimo tem quase tudo que eu queria em um jogo citybuiding. vc controla um país no caribe sendo o presidente ou ditador dele. O jogo é mtJogo ótimo tem quase tudo que eu queria em um jogo citybuiding. vc controla um país no caribe sendo o presidente ou ditador dele. O jogo é mt diferente dos outros simuladores de cidade. Só não dou 10 pq o jogo é difícil de aprender e não tem tradução em pt Expand
  4. Apr 14, 2019
    8
    Taking into consideration the entire series, I think Tropico 6 is a solid addition to the Island Dictator family. As of April 2019, the gameTaking into consideration the entire series, I think Tropico 6 is a solid addition to the Island Dictator family. As of April 2019, the game is an entirely different beast from previous Tropicos in terms of raw difficulty. The game is challenging, though it seems to require some additional balancing to keep the gameplay fresh. Tourism is not viable at all and certain industries are too powerful in comparison to others. The faction system also requires an overhaul as they flood your screen with hundreds of silly, impossible, or otherwise unreasonable requests.

    Tropico 6 brings some new industries and structures to the table, many of which compliment the new flagship new feature: the map is now divided into islands, as the Caribbean actually is. The bridge and tunnel (allowing you to burrow through mountains to reach the other side) are delightful and help bring a new element of city-building to the series that has otherwise felt a big stagnant for the past decade. Tropico 3/4/5 felt very similar- Tropico 6 feels like an actually new game.

    One last major point- the game suffers from bugs and technical issues, many of which have not been resolved, even three weeks after release. Serious problems like people getting stuck in bus areas or double objective triggers (which two invasions) and others still plague the game. Hopefully they quash these quickly.
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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 11, 2019
    4
    I recognize that this is a good game - i guess. It looks pretty and it has some good charme. But there are some aspects that i really, reallyI recognize that this is a good game - i guess. It looks pretty and it has some good charme. But there are some aspects that i really, really do not like .. at all.

    - the size ... the islands are tiny. There is no feeling of scale. The nation is smaller than a miniature village .. it all makes no sense at all in terms of presentation

    - the humor ... is kind of lame. The light tone it takes when it comes to an island dictatorship is in the wrong place - for my taste.

    - the sense of micro and macro management ... is lacking. Compared to games like Anno 1405, Cities Skyline or similar .. there really is not much behind the pretty fascade.

    All in all, i liked the colourful graphics, but i do not care for the game.
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  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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