Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio (1988) Amiga game

An updated version of the original.

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio is a mid-level game set in 15th-century Italy where players compete to advance in rank from COUNT to KING by managing resources, dealing with market fluctuations, and investing in various properties. The game offers different difficulty levels and challenges such as bad harvests and rising prices, with the possibility of sudden death in early versions. Players must carefully balance their finances and make strategic decisions to succeed.

Game category: Amiga games

"Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio" is a city-building simulation game released for the Amiga in 1988. Originally created by George Blank for the TRS-80 in 1978, the Amiga version brought enhanced graphics and more detailed gameplay. 

In the game, players assume the role of a ruler in medieval Italy, managing resources, expanding their city, and dealing with various challenges to grow their population and wealth. The goal is to become king or queen by effectively balancing economic development and citizen happiness. 

The Amiga version retains the core mechanics of resource management, land allocation, and dealing with events like plagues and wars, while benefiting from the Amiga's improved graphical capabilities.

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