Zeus - Master of Olypmus, I think is what you're thinking of. In the same vein, you can try out Pharaoh and it's expansion, as well. --- Have you had the dream again? A black goat with seven eyes that watches from the outside.
Civ is a turn-based strategy game. It's not a city builder. Other games similar would be CityLife and those older games like Zeus and Pharaoh. Civ City Rome is another. Caesar is another, and Children of the Nile. --- Max: "I think he just needs a hug, or a sharp blow to the head."