At first off-putting with its lightweight mechanics, Civilization Revolution has value for strategy gamers alongside its powerful appeal to a casual audience. Meier didn't tailor his game for players who expect to confront plans arranged like Babooshka dolls. If, during a three-hour game, two nations are belligerent, one is obsequious and the others keep to themselves, casual players will have all the dynamics they need.
Civilization Revolution's ease and gracefully quick pace, with the game's colorful and animated interaction, summate a delightful experience. If more so for its intended market, Meier and Firaxis Games' work is a balanced, entertaining adaptation.
Reviewer: Michael Ubaldi