Span the absolute monarchies of the early 1800s to the dawn of the 20th century and the industrialized Great Powers! Gather the wealth and strength required to stay ahead of your enemies, gain invaluable prestige and honor, and reform the nation into a free democracy. Or, drive your people down the grim road of tyranny, corruption, and anarchy…VICTORIA focuses on six different aspects of governing a nation—all interconnected to provide in-depth game play that is still easily manageable. You direct your nation in the fields of Diplomacy, Warfare, Economy & Industrialization, Colonization, Technological Research and Politics.VICTORIA is all about recreating world history according to your wishes. While the game strives to simulate the unique conditions and prerequisites of the time period as closely as possible, it leave all the decision-making to you, the player.