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Offline Ranges

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« on: October 07, 2005, 04:33:15 PM »
Am i the only one waiting for the newest version of Civ?
Check the sites, it's awesome.. :)

(there's good info at www.civfanatics.com btw)
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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2005, 04:34:15 PM »
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2005, 06:20:31 PM »
Points to http://forum.fantasy-freak.com/viewtopic.php?t=9709

But i do like the looks of Civ 4 too.[/url]
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2005, 05:09:25 PM »
I don't know, I still prefer CIV2 over 3, and i am unsure if 4 isn't going to be even worse :-S
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« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2005, 08:05:23 PM »
Depends on what you want i guess.. Still, looking at civ4, i do believe it's going to be pretty damn good :)
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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2005, 01:59:14 AM »
I'd love to see an updated version of Alpha Centauri.

I was unimpressed by Civ3. 4 looks nice, but I'll wait and see what I hear from word of mouth before getting it.

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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2005, 10:25:14 PM »
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« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2005, 12:24:39 AM »
two more days, according to amazon.
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« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2005, 05:05:02 PM »
That's for the US release. European release will be early november..
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« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2005, 05:46:46 PM »
piratebay release is what matters ;)
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« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2005, 08:46:29 PM »
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Civ IV will ship on 2 CD-ROMs to North American stores on October 25th and on a DVD to stores in Europe on November 4th.


Arrrrr....

actually, i'll be buying it :)
Full price...
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« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2005, 11:22:00 PM »
i might, depending on the reviews.
I still feel that CIV III was a letdown :-/
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« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2005, 01:20:16 PM »
Why is that, Rick?
Hell, i couldnt get back to playing Civ2 after i got 3.. It was just too.. Ugly, inconvenient, etc. etc.

Mind you, civ2 was better out of the box than civ3 was.. 3 was bugridden straight to hell (cruise missiles didnt work, subs didnt work, stealth fighters didnt work... AAAAAHAHHHHHHH!!! :evil: )

And the scientific golden age still doenst work... :(

But all in all i like expanding borders, i like resources, i HATE the trading system (gib caravan!) and i LOVE automating workers... 3 is still an improvement over CIV2 if you ask me.. ANd 4 will likely beat the flying crap out of both.. :)
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« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2005, 01:28:18 PM »
the worst thing about civ 3 was the inability to lead a decent war.

enemy railroads didn't work anymore, and while the partisans in civ 2 were mildly annoying, and just right, in my eyes, the resisters and the cultural difficulties you had with conquered cities in civ 3 was horrible.
artillery became only useful if you could afford a million of them..
I liked to switch my settlers to engineers, and I hated the worker unit. Also, ICBMs are pretty sucky, the pervious model was more to my liking, with the long range missile.
Not to mention airplanes which turned from "awe inspiring" (stealth bombing was so much fun) to "utterly useless" because they only bombed the city to smithereens and not the units within.
Back in the day, a carrier stacked with an aegis cruiser was useful for something (taking out an entire civ, for example), combined with those nasty paratroopers, it was really fun, in late game. And those ressources... well once you don't have iron and get slaughtered by fucking samurai, you know, that you really, secretely HATE ressources. And the corruption management, don't even let me start with that.

Yes, it was playable, but it was frustrating instead of fun, most of the time :(
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« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2005, 01:36:54 PM »
Sook. They tried making the game a little more realistic. I was pleased to separate settlers from workers/engineers, and I hated how easy it was to take cities/for enemies to hold my cities.

If you want to go to war, you should accept the cultural consequence that come from it.

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« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2005, 01:52:11 PM »
Then I want the "ghetto" or "concentration camp" buildings!
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« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2005, 01:58:16 PM »
You can bloody well oppress conquered cities, cant you? you've been able to do that since Civ2.

Am I the only person who prefers more peaceful ways to win Civ?

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« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2005, 01:59:31 PM »
FAGGOT!
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« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2005, 02:02:50 PM »
I always win by cultural victory.. or electing myself leader (in AC though) so I say yes, peaceful victory is good. Having to crush a few civs along the way is fun though.
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« Reply #19 on: October 23, 2005, 02:03:36 PM »
it's a game about extermination and crushing all resistance.
cultural victory is equal to losing a game.
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« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2005, 02:08:42 PM »
That's why they call it victory.

I forgot you were a dirty fuckin' Tueton.
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« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2005, 02:13:11 PM »
If the pussies can't stand victories other than conquest, they can just turn them off.

I still think Alpha Centauri had the richest gameplay of all.
Gimme the good old days when a pair of
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« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2005, 02:16:59 PM »
of course i turn domination and space race and colutural and diplomatic off!
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« Reply #23 on: October 23, 2005, 03:17:27 PM »
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it's a game about extermination and crushing all resistance.
cultural victory is equal to losing a game.


I would like to see you launch an attack on my civ when your population is culturally, religously and financially, mine.

It would be like Canada attacking the US. :p

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« Reply #24 on: October 23, 2005, 03:32:56 PM »
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It would be like Canada attacking the US. :p


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