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Why is nobody plying Civilization V online?

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10 months ago#1
Last time i checked there wasn't anybody.
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10 months ago#2
37K people isn't enough for you?
10 months ago#3
That's how many people are on steam playing it, not how many are playing online matches.
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10 months ago#4
Civ V isn't really the kind of game you just play with some stranger...at least it doesn't sound appealing to me.
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10 months ago#5
i lack patience waiting for the stupid computer to make their moves... don't think i would last online.
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10 months ago#6
Yeah, I'd never want to play with someone I didn't know. Without 'your turn' texts I just don't see a match being played to completion.
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10 months ago#7
two reasons.

1. a game takes 5-7 hours to complete, and thats if everyone is snappy with their turns.

2. a certain trading glitch that allows people to steal your cities.
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10 months ago#8
lol i remeber playing civ 2 on heat ms gaming zone and finally though tc/ip direct connection....... never finished a game becuase people would quit once ya got the pyramids and great library great wall and leonardos workshop..... or had tech hassles.....there was always someone screaming to go faster ........
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10 months ago#9
I was playing Civ V online last night.
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10 months ago#10
Because even if you do get a full game with real people, within an hour they will have all left the game... so you might as well just play a SP game.
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