Cradle of Rome
My favorite M3 game!
Have played this over and over again. Levels move quickly from tutorial easy to very hard to beat. Getting to build the city from the ground up and gain in status is much more fun that just collecting points.
There are some M3 games where after a match you have to wait for all of the tiles to fall before you can make your next move (Jewel Quest), which means matches you are setting up are often swept off the board before you can use them. I don't play those. Cradle of Rome lets you keep making matches as things are falling, much more entertaining and strategic in my book.
I would like to give it 4 1/2 stars. There are several things I don't like. Once you have reached Olympus there is no more point to collecting points except to achieve a higher score. The graphic scenes behind the M3 levels are lovely and the only time you get to see them in full is a brief glimpse when you have completed a puzzle. I'd like a slideshow of them. And if there is a way to go back to see your previous high scores I haven't found it.
October 7, 2012
the most awsome game in my book
it is the most coolest awsomest and fun.
November 23, 2011
Awesome game!! Keeps me playing for hours!!
August 15, 2012
Cradle of Rome
Not my favorite Cradle game. The tiles change so quickly you don't have time to plan moves. Only timed mode and near end very hard. However, if you like a challenge I can still recommend it.
March 16, 2013
What a cute game.
Away from the scary ghosts, goblins, witches, etc. Just build a road to get to Rome. That's it, simple. Along the way collect crystals, keep the wolves at bay. Great instructions with each level. Disappointed that it was only 50 levels and I reached 10 during the Free Trial so I would probably consider it short but sweet. Because of that (the shortness of the game) I would probably get as a freebie or buy on Double Punch Monday. - In any event, it will go on glam-ma's list of games to get. Reminded me a lot of that game (forgive me if I get the name wrong) A Gnomes Home - I LOVED that game and spent many long hours playing it. Great for beginners.
April 30, 2013
Cradle of Rome: A Best Of Best Match 3
Definitely one of the best Match 3 games available from Big Fish. Unfortunately, I have been unable to load game well on my Windows 7 Lap Top. The game concept and goals are entertaining and add additional challenges. This game is well done! I rated 3 on Fun Factor, because had board play area and tiles been designed larger, people with vision issues could play with more ease. There was ample open background area to design so. The music was less than I expected for a Roman themed game, but tolerable. User friendly and comfortable challenge. The entire Cradle series looks well worth trying.
June 11, 2012
ITS ON ALEVEL ALL ON ITS OWN. ITS ALOT OF FUN AS WELL.
SUSPENCE IS HIGH.ITS ALOT OF FUN KEEPS YOU ENTERTAINED.I WOULD RECOMMAND THIS TO EVERYONE TO PLAY.
June 8, 2014
Match 3 games are one of my favorite genres. Since they are all basically the same, they need some spark and flash to be fun and keep you interested. I guess some people would call Cradle of Rome "challenging." Anytime someone calls a game "challenging," I run for the hills. To me "challenging" is a synonym for "frustrating." One of my biggest complaints about Match 3 games is taking too long for powerups to recharge. On this game, it takes forever, and you only earn one predetermined type of powerup per level. This is one of those games that you feel was developed by sadists who are laughing as the game works against you. I resent having to play the same boring levels over and over as time repeatedly runs out, trying to earn paltry amounts of resources to buy tiny little buildings. This game has dinky, outdated graphics. I have always been interested in ancient Rome, but this game doesn't have enough substance to engage me on that score, either. I always like to finish a game even when I know I'm never going to want to play it again, but this one is really a struggle. It is sooooooooo booooooooooooooring.
November 3, 2012
Cradle of Rome
I found it too boring... was toooo easy as well . sry
August 10, 2012