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Alpha Centauri VS Europa Universalis 4 - Your favorite and why?

Discussion in 'Strategy and Simulation' started by Silva, Sep 13, 2019 at 9:05 PM.

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What's you favorite and why?

  1. Sid Meier Alpha Centauri

    74.2%
  2. Europa Universalis 4

    6.5%
  3. Kingcomrade

    19.4%
  1. Silva Arcane

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    Thread title.

    In my opinion...

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    "Oh Charles... "

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    "Did you really think you could get away after all the sins, injustice and evil you did? You massacred innocents, forged casus belli, raised your badboy just to provoke neighbours into wars. You would have laid with your son's wife if the engine permitted. But God watches us all. The day of reckoning have arrived."

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    "Yes, Sister Miriam. The previous sinner was successfully saved, in the grace of God."


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    "Uhh.... my.... lord..... char.... les"


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    "Felipe!! What they did to you? Oh my god, HELP!!"


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    "God won't listen to you, Charles. It's too late."

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    ... Alpha Centauri is better. :)
     
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  2. coldcrow Prophet Patron

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    Fucking idiotic poll. I wish you'd suffer a fatal hemorrhagic episode while trying to fix your bleeding salty pussy.
    These two games have almost zero in common.
     
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  3. Voids Novice

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    AC is pretty clearly superior, not even considering the embarrassment that paradox has become.
     
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  4. Sranchammer Arcane

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    EUIV is totes better even though I've never heard of AC?

    Like, is that a paradox game from a long time ago lol
     
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  5. Sirkuit Novice

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    Birthright: Kingcomrade Alliance is the better one
     
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  6. Curious_Tongue Larpfest Patron

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    I gave up on EU after discovering Victoria.
    EU is no fun without infrastructure, pops and factories.
     
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  7. Fedora Master Magister

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    Civilization 6 :lol:
     
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  8. Silva Arcane

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    Europa Universalis fan detected. :lol:
     
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  9. Silva Arcane

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    Woah, everybody on the SMAC train. I thought EU4 would receive a little more love.

    Come on, SMAC haven't aged that well. It shamefully relies on horizontal growth, something most 4X have improved since then, and it has a couple easily abuseable mechanics (like crawlers and tree farms). Is Europa 4 really inferior to it gameplay wise? Or are people being sentimental here? (I know I am)
     
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  10. tindrli Arcane

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    Fission Superstar X is an obvious choice
     
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  11. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    Why are you trying to compare two far different games?

    Its like making a thread saying, YO what's better Crusader Kings II or Master of Orion.

    OP is being a moron,
     
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  12. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    OP is being very moron,
     
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  13. Zed Duke of Banville Arcane Patron

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    Other than being strategy games in the broad sense, there is little in common between the Civilization-type 4X subgenre in which Alpha Centauri resides (as a direct descendant of Civilization) and the historical grand strategy subgenre of Europa Universalis IV. Second, you chose for a competitor to Alpha Centauri a game from long after Paradox's glory days, rather than selecting EU II or Victoria.
    Although it could certainly be improved in various ways, Alpha Centauri is the best Civ-type game and probably the best strategy computer game of any subgenre ever created.+M
     
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  14. Agame Liturgist Patron

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    Really dumb thread OP is dumb.
     
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  15. Silva Arcane

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    What a bunch of faggot snowflakes. So what they're not identical? Both provide strategical gameplay on turns so it's similar enough for me.

    And I should have added Shogun 2: Total War to the poll, dammit.
     
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  16. Sirkuit Novice

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    Completely different level of abstraction (individual unit/base control vs. less direct province/army control), different scale of actions (small-scale colony warfare vs. huge landmass and massive armies), turnmased multiplayer oriented vs. rtwp singleplayer oriented and so on and so on

    Also EU games are not even 4x because they lack the exploration aspect
     
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  17. MadMaxHellfire Arcane

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  18. janior Arcane

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    your mom
     
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