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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Discussion in 'Gaming and PC Discussion' started by Gizmore, May 11, 2016.

  1. Imariel

    Imariel Death Eater DLP Supporter

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    Just bought it on the summer sale, so I only have a couple of games done so far despite being at 400 hours into Civ V. That said, I'm always up for a game of Civ.
     
  2. Fenraellis

    Fenraellis Chief Warlock

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    I'm not not up for a game, at least.
     
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    New Expansion announcement!



    New victory type, new resource management, global warming, disaster management, canals, future technology.

    edit: damnit, ninja'ed
     
  5. Arthellion

    Arthellion Minister of Magic

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    Yes! But you got the cool ass video!
     
  6. Dreamweaver Mirar

    Dreamweaver Mirar Groundskeeper DLP Supporter

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    Thanks for the links! Sounds quite interesting.
    --- Post automerged ---
    /u/kguzzo on reddit summarized the new features:


    Full features list:

    • ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS: Volcanoes, storms (blizzards, sand storms, tornados, hurricanes), climate change, floods, and droughts.

    • POWER AND CONSUMABLE RESOURCES: Strategic resources play an additional role in Gathering Storm. These resources are now consumed in power plants to generate electricity for your cities. Initially you’ll be powering your most advanced buildings by burning carbon-based resources like Coal and Oil, but renewable energy sources also unlock as you progress to current-day technologies. Your choices about resource usage will directly affect the world’s temperature and can cause melting ice caps and rising sea levels.

    • ENGINEERING PROJECTS: Shape the world around your empire to overcome unfavorable land conditions by making improvements like canals, dams, tunnels and railroads. When settling cities, consider the flood risk to coastal lowland areas, but keep in mind that in the late-game, new technologies like Flood Barriers can be used to protect these tiles.

    • WORLD CONGRESS: Make your voice heard among the other leaders of the world. Earn Diplomatic Favor through Alliances, influencing city-states, competing in World Games, and more. Use Diplomatic Favor to extract promises from other leaders, vote on Resolutions, call a Special Session to address an emergency, and increase the weight of your votes in your quest to achieve the new Diplomatic Victory.

    • 21st CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES & CIVICS: A new era has been added to the Technology and Civics trees. Combat new environmental effects with speculative ideas such as relocating your population out to seasteads and developing technologies to recapture carbon emissions.

    • NEW LEADERS AND CIVS: Nine new leaders from eight new civilizations are introduced. Each brings unique bonuses and gameplay, as well as a total of nine unique units, four unique buildings, three unique improvements, two unique districts and one unique governor.

    • NEW SCENARIOS: The Black Death & War Machine

    • MORE NEW CONTENT: Seven new world wonders, seven natural wonders, 18 new units, 15 new improvements, 9 new buildings, 5 new districts, 2 new city sets, 9 new techs and 10 new civics have been added.

    • IMPROVED GAMEPLAY SYSTEMS: The Espionage system has been enhanced with new options, the Culture and Science Victories have been updated, new Historic Moments have been added, and additional improvements have been made to other existing systems.
    Civilization VI: Gathering Storm will launch for Windows PC on February 14, 2019.

    Full announcement with features (civilization.com)
     
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    ALSO, OFFICIAL CANALS CONFIRMED!

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  8. Arthellion

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    Hungary and Maori have been announced.

    Hungary seems meh. I never use levying or CS's armies. Not cost effective.

    Maori seems like a very strong civ, but you start at Sea which I find fascinating. Not gonna be much use in multiplayer though because people only play Pangaea.
     
  9. Dreamweaver Mirar

    Dreamweaver Mirar Groundskeeper DLP Supporter

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    Yeah, the Maori starting at sea, with enough bonuses to take a few turns before settling without falling behind is a super interesting idea.

    I'm not sure it'll work in multiplayer, but I'm definitely going to do at least one match as them just to try it out.
    The whole starting with the sailing and shipbuilding techs could also be super strong.

    As for Hungary, I tried levying city state units once, and found it super meh at best also, but with Hungary's bonuses- especially the free upgrading of their units- it could make Hungary super strong, at least on difficulty levels where city states aren't all snatching up by the AI.

    Here's links to the civ announcements btw:
    https://www.civilization.com/news/e...kupe-leader-pc-release-date-february-14-2019/

    https://www.civilization.com/news/e...as-corvinus-pc-release-date-february-14-2019/
     
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