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metalmariolord posted...PErson Omega(jumps in conversation): You people should get Civ IV plus the Caveman2Cosmos Mod.
This. Love that game. Culture, research, diplomacy, warfare, economy, you name it I think all the major concepts of this game are superior to the civ equivalents. Plus being in real time helps a lot with the game pace.
There are a couple of things I just wished to make this a master piece:
1)More races(two or three more, as long as the are balanced). Gameplay wise I like the balance that exists between the 3 major factions(6 if you count sub-factions). But for extra immersion I would love to have a few more alien races. It just feels strange having a huge universe, humans, humans with psychic powers and one type of "standard looking" aliens. I know about some mods but they either don't integrate very well with the game nor are well balanced.
2)Independent planets. Similar to the city-states in Civ5, but without being such a major element of the game and instead a possible ally/foe that could offer an optional advantage/disadvantage depending of your play-style. If you ignore or attack city-states in civ5 you'll have a really bad time in King+ difficulties. The power city-states have in that game is just broken.
3)More planets and space objects. Some can be pure aesthetical variations of already existing planets, others tweaked versions, others entire different things with original gimmicks and research. Their latest DLC is an step in the right direction solving this huge problem. Just like problem number 1, there are some impressive Mods, but they suffer balancing and gameplay enhancement issues.
Civ 5 is very much superior to Civ 4. Not sure what people are talking about.
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Civ 5 is maybe the only game that almost everybody I know that play videogames likes.
DoctorEggman posted...metalmariolord posted...PErson Omega(jumps in conversation): You people should get Civ IV plus the Caveman2Cosmos Mod.
Maybe the game has been modded to include that.
Mods always make the game last a lot longer to me.
Do you judge games by graphics and not gameplay?Only like realistic games?
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I bought Civ V and both it's expansions on their respective launches and so far I have 53 hours played with no end in sight. I consider that to be worth the asking price ;)
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Quoting Baleur on the Steam forums."Now, i've been whining about being disappointed over Civ5 quite alot. But i have still somewhat liked it. Not the gameplay, or balance, or combat.. But still been somewhat hopeful, especially with mods.*snip*
I prefer Civ V to Civ IV. I think mechanically, it's a better game.
However one major issue I have with Civ V is basically what was listed, and an expansion of what I said. Civ V may be a better game, but Civ IV immerses you and makes you feel like you're actually guiding a civilization so, so much better than Civ V.
Gynthaeres posted...They shouldn't have had to ask him why Civ IV was better. He made the statement. After making the statement, he should have provided proof or reasoning. He did not. All he said was that a majority of hardcore Civ fans will claim that IV > V... of which there's not really much evidence for anymore, especially after the latest expansion.
And as I said, I'll go ahead and call him a troll for making the statement.
If the topic was "Which do you prefer?"? That's one thing. Or, like I said, if he stated "Civ IV is better, Civ V is terrible, here's why," that'd be okay too.
But that wasn't the case. It was TC stating he enjoyed a game. The person in question then just came in and made a simple statement that the game TC is enjoying is actually garbage compared to this other, 'far superior' game. His statement was not particularly relevant, was remarkably unhelpful, elicited hostile responses, and derailed the topic. And he left, not showing up again until 50 posts later, where he made a nonsensical, quasi-joking post about how the best space-based 4x is a non-existent Civ IV expansion
Oh, and let's not forget the different, more eye-catching font he used, to make sure his post stands out.
Sorry, but that sounds like textbook trolling to me.
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Agreed. It's not a big deal no matter which way you look at it, but it aggravates me just seeing it.
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Civ V was my first civ game and I swiftly grew to despise it. Very crap game. Don't think I've played any other game with so little player interaction in my life that didn't include cutscenes. Deplorable AI.
Hands down the worst strategy game I've ever played and I'm not even trolling. Dead serious. Don't get it unless you plan to play with friends. Then you can enjoy the tacked on multiplayer. yay.