They Are Billions

Game review by Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media
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age 12+

Difficult real-time strategy isn't for casual players.

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age 15+

This game is very good just not for little kids

Shocked by this review. First of all it appears the reviewer does not understand the game at all. Second yes the game is very hard which is the point it is a sim game not an RTS. The game is taking sim city or banished and building on that with simple RTS mechanics using an AI enemy that never stops spawning. In essence you end up with a slower version of a zerg rush (starcraft) attempting to thwart the growth of your city which has ever increasing demands of food and energy... etc. Between each wave it is your goal to push your city walls out such that you have access to the needed resources to increase your tech tree and space to build the necessary housing and infrastructure such that you can keep up with the ever increasing waves of enemies. until your final wave which is a relentless hoard that is timed as long as you make it to the end of the timer you beat the board no mater how many layers of your city you have lost at this point. The reviewer appears to have missed this and assumes that the point of the game is to win or maybe as we used to say "beat it" but that is not the point there is no level progression in this game it is very much made in the fission of a genera of game that is not common but was rampant in the 1990's. Though not for everybody the game is excellent so long as it is played on a computer the console controls leave a lot to be desired. Also i would say anybody below the age of 12 is gonna have a lot of trouble with a game like this. (sorry for the typos i came across this at work and just had to say something on here for the parents looking for a fun game or anybody who came across this as their only review of this game. Ignore the person who reviewed it unless you want this for a child under 12.)

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