You, as El Presidente, will first take control of the infamous island of Tropico during early colonial times and then guide it through the centuries as the world changes and moves ever forward. You must tackle the changing needs of your people, as well as opposing governments and factions, and thus lay the foundations for your own dynasty. As you move through your years in office you can promote members of your extended family on the island to positions of power: such as ambassador, commanding general or even Supreme Ruler, to ensure your legacy thrives through the eras. As your influence and wealth grows, so do the threats to your burgeoning island superpower. Can you survive both World Wars, prosper through the Great Depression, rule as an iron-fisted dictator through the Cold War and advance your country to modern times and beyond? From the 19th to the 21st century, each era carries its own challenges and opportunities.
No fluff. Let's get straight to the point. Tropico 5 is the most fun I've had with the Tropico franchise. Though I've seen it all before, the changes that were made to the game completely won over by the island music, the beach, the palm trees, and the simple life of plantation workers that yearn to retire to the tavern at the end of the day to drink a banana rum and orange juice. But behind the scenes of this tropical paradise is your dictator, pulling the strings and making trades, giving you complete control over how your develop your island country. Are you going to be a harsh tyrant who charges his people for food and has the island run in a police state? Or are you going to go the democratic route and give your people the right to vote for... Read Review