"God games" like From Dust and Populous are mislabeled. Players are still beholden to the rules of a more powerful outside presence. The Gods in god games aren't really gods. They're landscapers.
One of the best articles I've read since joining the site. Thanks for the good read :) Also, it's a shame that a Google-translated website with a gallery of demotivational posters ripped from 20 other websites is #1 on the front page, while quality articles like this one will never even see that top banner.
want to play a game that makes you feel like god? Try Universe Sandbox.
This game is more for Geomancers not God.
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