CivIdle is an idle/incremental game that allows you to lead your own civilization through thousands of years from ancient times to the modern era. Expand your territory, explore a vast tech tree, build various wonders, and trade with global players: empire must grow and numbers must go up!
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Mostly Positive (133) - 74% of the 133 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 16, 2024

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Even though the core game systems are in place, there is a lot of new content planned that can change the gameplay a lot. Early Access will allow players to try them out and allow me to get feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“There are lots of updates planned for Early Access and the game will remain in Early Access until it's ready. My current best guestimate is 6 - 12 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We plan to add the following during Early Access:
- More content: building, technology, great people, etc
- More gameplay features and mechanisms like policies, religions, etc
- More multiplayer features: chat, trade, diplomacy, etc
- More UI/UX and Quality of Life improvements”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game has been through closed and open alpha - the core gameplay mechanisms are ready. All single-player content for the first three ages (Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age) in "About This Game" section are implemented. Most multiplayer game features are missing and will be added during Early Access.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The base game will always remain free to play. During early access, paid DLCs will gradually be added which will provide additional content and more game mechanisms. The income will be used to support the development and cover the server cost.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“The game's alpha testers have already shaped the game significantly and I plan to continue to hear feedback during Early Access. You can join our Discord to talk to the developers (okay, I admit there's really only one developer)”
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About This Game

Empire Must Grow

Expand your empire's territory, production and influence, advance your population's science and culture, and make your people happy - the empire must grow, and numbers must go up!

Every Run is Different

Explore a procedurally generated map, scouting for resources and natural wonders. Expand your empire and take advantage of different terrains. As technology advances, you can even reshape the terrain.

A Vast Tech Tree

Research and unlock a vast tech tree with 100+ technologies: from hunting and gathering, through writing and math, all the way to virtual reality and artificial intelligence. As technology advances, you will unlock more game systems and mechanisms that greatly expand the game play.

Trade and Diplomacy

Trade resources and engage in diplomacy with other players via a global market. Exchanging resources, forming alliances and fighting for influence - can your culture stand in the end?

Wonder-full Empire

Throughout different eras, construct different world wonders that provide unique bonuses, unlock new game mechanism and make your map look pretty.

Reborn with Great People

When you prestige, you will be able to collect great people - historical great figures, each with unique bonuses and abilities that will help your next run reach new height.

90s Retro UI

A 90's retro UI, that is a love letter to the golden age of desktop computing, will surely bring back some nostalgia. There's a 1-1 replicated mode which brings maximum authenticity and a "eye protection mode" that captures the essence but is easier on your eye on modern displays.

A Game For the People

If your computer can run paint, you can probably run CivIdle. Similar to Industry Idle, the game will NOT include any micro transactions. Instead, the base game will be free of charge and you can optionally get more content, support the game's development and help cover the server expense by purchasing paid expansion packs.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7, 8, 10, 11
    • Processor: Potato
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Potato
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7, 8, 10, 11
    • Processor: Toaster
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Toaster
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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