|a game by||Maxis Software|
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If you've ever wondered what it's like to create and maintain a complete ecosphere, here's your chance to give it a try. Seven different types of situations will test your mind.
From terraforming Mars to building up a civilization, you can control all the elements crucial to maintaining the careful balance of life. This game is as educational as it is fun, and with the CD voice and sound, you'll be glued to your TV for hours!
Most of the game involves using the various menus and stats of the planets environment and life-forms. You can also view the planet in three different ways. The most detailed is the best.
As the game progresses, the life on the planet gets more complex and you have more and more things to keep track of. Use the models of the geosphere, atmosphere, civilization, and biosphere to monitor the planet's activity. There are also a number of charts and graphs that keep you informed of even more data.