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GF Rating
7.5

67 ratings

Game Details

  • Number of Players 1

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Game Description

Go back to the beginning of the historical city of Rome and build it from the ground up, then become the emperor, one level at a time! Match three of a kind of different materials, including wood, tools, and gold. Collect as many of each as you can before time runs out - the faster you go, the faster you can build the city. Start with a lowly saw mill, then work your way up to the Arch of Titus, the Temples of Venus and Saturn, and eventually achieve the Coliseum. Collect bonus tools to clear the board even faster. Take the challenge of 100 different levels, 20 different sites from five eras, and set the pace of your game with multiple difficulty levels!

Critic Reviews

GamesRadar Review (6.0 out of 10)

Cradle of Rome Who knew Rome was built with sliding tiles? Generations of Latin scholars could have been saved the pain of learning about Roman emperors’ military endeavors and political machinations had history followed the path of Cradle of Rome. In the game, th...more

User Reviews

Average Member Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Good game, with one bug. (8 out of 10)

posted by froggy (OGDEN, UT) on Jan 28, 2009
Member since Aug 2007
1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful
Overall, I really enjoyed this game and played it until the very end. The puzzles get challenging enough that you don't beat it in one day, and if you like the match 3 type games, you'll most likely love this one. The only problem I had with it was that there is a bug that when you sometimes click o...more

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