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Civilization 5 Demo is out

Discussion in 'Games' started by W1zzard, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    I've looked at the "webstore" a few times already today, still not for sale :(
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    I'm so excited to play Civ5 when I get home. 10 hours to go!
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    it should be for prepurchase+preload even in the eu. unlock in the eu in 2 days, use the tpu vpn once you finished preloading
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    Oh CIV5 was released today! I loved 3 but never liked 4. Hopefully 5 will be fun enough.

    EDIT: Please post screenshots W1z or anyone else!
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    I am gagging to play this :(
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    2 + the expansions were amazing, 3 was the best, 4 was great, 5 looks f%cking stupid.
    @OP, thanks ill have to check this out when i get home
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    Interesting, I clicked to DL the demo and nothing happened, don't see it in my games list?
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Agreed on this. We'll see what it's like. :)

    Also, review on Arstechnica.
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    Got it preordered cant wait to get home to try it out ;D The new features look incredible. The game looks much more fluid now and realistic. It will be a lot easier to gauge an enemies strength due to units no longer stacking.
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    is this like a Risk type of game? saw some screen shots with the unit areas ...
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    Looks like Risk to me, but I never played it. The 5th has been touting a much improved easier to use UI, it does look sharp.
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    It's not a board game, but on a basic level I suppose that it is similar to Risk. There's a little more in-depth feel to it. And instead of controlling countries you control/build cities. Gain resources based on the city's economy and use those resources how you see fit (military, science..etc). It's good stuff for any strategy lover. There's a fair amount of micro management but Civ5 is supposedly lighter on it than previous versions. Which means more fun-time.
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    Unit movement looks kinda like Risk (and it's turn based), but it's far from it. You've never played a Civ game before? Then it's a good time to try it! :)
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    got the collectors edition being shipped to me from amazon.ca on priority cant wait to play it in a couple of days been playing it since number 2 on windows 3.1
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    Awsomesauce


    100 moves total, or per game? i could see this as being a good drunk game at only 100 moves.
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    game feels quite different to civ 4. graphics look nice but seem a bit low contrast for me
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    i think he meant for the demo ... you only get 100 :confused:
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    Can you post some screenshots? Maybe a small description of each?
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    in civ4 it was impossible to take over a city even with some of the best units. ill wait to see what regular users have to say.
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    man the demo ended right as I was finally making a decent amount of money!! boooo!

    I tried to take over a city with 4 spear units and an epic guy .. got slaughtered lol
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    caveman mode

    Holy GOD

    Just finished the demo. DO WANT.

    /caveman
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    Then you simply don't understand the game. Learn to use artillery and other units that weaken defenses and/or do collateral damage.
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    i do understand the game. i loved the first civ and civ 3. in civ 4 no matter how many artillery i put up against a city i could never take it over. just saying.
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    grandaliers, cannons, then once you only see the last weak few stacked units remaining use your musketmen, riflemen, or other direct offensive units.
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