How do I capture cities?

  1. I cannot capture enemy cities.I take them all the way down and it is just constant hitting them.I thought i was able to annex cities once defeated?

    User Info: scottct1973

    scottct1973 - 5 years ago

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  1. You have to make the last hit with a non-ranged unit, ranged units can't capture a city.

    User Info: yankeesfan2

    yankeesfan2 - 5 years ago 2 0

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  1. You can only capture a city once you have it surrounded on four sides (the war minister should have told you this in one of the tutorial pop-ups when your first attack one). Once you capture it you'll have the option of completely annexing it which increases unhappiness, or installing a puppet government which will keep happiness higher but gives you less control over the city.

    User Info: lordcthulu

    lordcthulu - 5 years ago 0 1
  2. What lord said. Also, war ADVISOR. Not minister. ._.
    I'm a civ IV Vet, and i know this game like the palm of my hand...I don't even own it!
    *Civ V, that is*

    User Info: tlc2004

    tlc2004 - 5 years ago 0 1

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