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It's not the winning, it's the taking part (03 Nov 2005)
Civilisation 4 has six possible endings. You can still win by conquering all other tribes, but there is also domination, where you conquer a certain percentage of the world, and a new diplomatic victory, where the aim is to lead the UN. A decade ago, we wanted to fight; now we want to head an international talking shop. Videogames are striving for realism, after all, and what could be more realistic than an uneasy peace?
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