History Videogame / Tropico

20th Jan '17 7:51:14 AM Redrich
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* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: When you enact the Police State edict in Modern Times a bunch of police blimps float over the island to observe for crime. In ''4'', There is also a blimp station that is meant for tourists, but can also be turned to spying or propaganda mode. In 5 Police Blimp is an improved police station, demanding less hands to function and able to relocate at will.

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* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: When you enact the Police State edict in Modern Times a bunch of police blimps float over the island to observe for crime. In ''4'', There is also a blimp station that is meant for tourists, but can also be turned to spying or propaganda mode. In 5 ''5'' Police Blimp is an improved police station, demanding that demands less hands workers to function and able to relocate at will.
20th Jan '17 7:50:02 AM Redrich
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* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: When you enact the Police State edict in Modern Times a bunch of police blimps float over the island to observe for crime. In ''4'', There is also a blimp station that is meant for tourists, but can also be turned to spying or propaganda mode.

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* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: When you enact the Police State edict in Modern Times a bunch of police blimps float over the island to observe for crime. In ''4'', There is also a blimp station that is meant for tourists, but can also be turned to spying or propaganda mode.
mode. In 5 Police Blimp is an improved police station, demanding less hands to function and able to relocate at will.
20th Jan '17 7:20:53 AM Redrich
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*** It actually makes sense, since your island is microscopical and any effect you have on world economy is negligible.
14th Jan '17 5:49:36 PM FerrousWhiston
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** Coincidentally, pig ranches are one of the most profitable production buildings early on.
18th Dec '16 5:43:27 AM TrollBrutal
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** In the original, random thoughts of the people include: "What this island needs is a good railroad simulation." [=PopTop=] just happened to have released [[Videogames/RailroadTyccon some]].

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** In the original, random thoughts of the people include: "What this island needs is a good railroad simulation." [=PopTop=] just happened to have released [[Videogames/RailroadTyccon [[Videogames/RailroadTycoon some]].
18th Dec '16 5:42:24 AM TrollBrutal
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** In the original, random thoughts of the people include: "What this island needs is a good railroad simulation." [=PopTop=] just happened to have released [[Videogames/RailroadTyccon some]].
13th Dec '16 6:39:03 PM PsychoGecko
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** A surprising amount of the story is more realistic than it would at first appear, such as El Presidente working for the CIA through their front in Las Frutas. The company it's based on is known to have had extensive ties to the CIA and the White House, all while making its money importing bananas.
15th Oct '16 8:21:30 PM nombretomado
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* PaintingTheMedium and/or BitingTheHandHumor: In ''Modern Times'', you can issue an edict that bans social networking in the workplace, since they "reduce productivity." The icon for this edict? A stricken {{Facebook}} icon. Oh, and ''you'' can't connect to Facebook or {{Twitter}} from the game as long as this edict is active.

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* PaintingTheMedium and/or BitingTheHandHumor: In ''Modern Times'', you can issue an edict that bans social networking in the workplace, since they "reduce productivity." The icon for this edict? A stricken {{Facebook}} Website/{{Facebook}} icon. Oh, and ''you'' can't connect to Facebook or {{Twitter}} Website/{{Twitter}} from the game as long as this edict is active.
15th Oct '16 8:21:16 PM nombretomado
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A fourth installment in the series, again by ''Haemimont Games'', was released in August 2011. The superpowers are now USA, USSR, EU, China and the Middle East. There are more disasters, such as tornadoes and oil spills. The PC version offers {{Twitter}} and {{Facebook}} connectivity. ''Modern Times'', Tropico 4's expansion, adds a whole host of new buildings and game modifying real world events that become available or occur at certain points on the timeline.

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A fourth installment in the series, again by ''Haemimont Games'', was released in August 2011. The superpowers are now USA, USSR, EU, China and the Middle East. There are more disasters, such as tornadoes and oil spills. The PC version offers {{Twitter}} and {{Facebook}} Website/{{Facebook}} connectivity. ''Modern Times'', Tropico 4's expansion, adds a whole host of new buildings and game modifying real world events that become available or occur at certain points on the timeline.
5th Oct '16 8:03:18 AM erforce
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** The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dY2S5uKKT0 teaser]] of ''Tropico 5'' pays {{homage}} to ''Film/TheGreatDictator'', with the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1BDJkYxsCc second]] paying homage to ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''.

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** The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dY2S5uKKT0 teaser]] of ''Tropico 5'' pays {{homage}} to ''Film/TheGreatDictator'', with the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1BDJkYxsCc second]] paying homage to ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''.''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''.
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