In the beginning, there was darkness. And in the darkness was the Mana, and in the Mana, The Visions. Populous The Beginning is a God/RTS game that puts you in command of a Shaman who can cast devastating spells to turn the battle field to her favor. However she is not the only one who has the Ability. There are three other tribes with similar "Shamans" so the only thing you can rely on is your quick wits and Strategic mind. Your followers will help you in the battle to help you become the new God of the Solar System. The campaign has about 22 levels in it. 22 levels of fun, action and major army's killing the heck out of each other! you will only be disappointed when you reach the end. One thing is that this isn't in stores anymore so there's no way of playing it now unless you buy it on Ebay or somthing.

ESRB Rating: T
System Requirements: Pentium 133 MHz, 16 MB RAM, Windows 95, DirectX, CD-ROM drive, and 100 MB hard drive space.

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JohnnyBishop Mar 19 2015 says:

Hey guys,
Really someone has to mod this game.
I have just red a Wikipedia page about this game which is very unfavourable for this release, but this game is awesome!
Same like Homeworld 2 someone should remaster it.
I like these messy battles and economics where only wood piles are important.

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frankteuben Sep 27 2014 says:

check out if you want to play this game online with quite a large community for a game this old ;)
We offer a wide variaty of maps, modifications, singleplayer campaigns and a multiplayer matchmaker to play online!

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CharlieOneThree Dec 9 2012 says:

we need a propa modden day revamp off this.

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Templarfreak Nov 29 2013 replied:

Wildman Productions have been working on a Populous Game since like, 2006...I don't know if they're ever going to continue working on it, though because it's been at 46% for like 4 years or something...

For anyone who's interesting in looking and not in Google-Searching,

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GeneralKong Oct 19 2011 says:

i love this game, it was always fun to mess around and deform the landscape, one thing i always wanted tho was a way to play the other colours/tribes.

Still, 10/10

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Isimiel Jan 24 2012 replied:

you under rated it 20/10

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HounderKnight Apr 8 2011 says:

Good times, good times....

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FreedoM*FighteR Nov 24 2009 says:

EPIC GAME! one of my fav games ever =] was thinking to start a populous mod for one of the rts fames .... but i dont realy have time for it =\

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