So far it is worst in South Korea, the electronic gaming capital of the world.
WP - When Escape Seems Just a Mouse-Click Away.
I just called Brent an evil mind dope pusher for sending me a link to FreeCiv which is now working on my computer. Not as addictive as straight Civ - the genuine hard stuff because FreeCiv is home-brewed and the recipe isn't refined, yet. Still, it is getting close to giving you the hit that Civ does.