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Civilization VI - Now available, so you can sink all your free time into it

Discussion in 'Strategy and Simulation' started by Turisas, May 11, 2016.

  1. ClaviculaZ Novice

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    The art direction for Civ V was utterly atrocious as well, so I'm sure the game will actually look like those screenshots. I really have trouble understanding how some modern TBS games (Elemental being another example) manage to luck worse than other exponents of the genre did in the 90s.
     
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  2. Zarniwoop Destiny Cleanser Patron

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    Civ 5 did have a great looking interface at least. Art Deco is best Deco.
     
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  3. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    Apparently Ed Beach is a lead designer. That's fantastic news, there's hope yet.
     
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  4. Merkwürdigliebe Arcane

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    Sure feels like it will have a tablet and/or mobile release judging from the art style.
     
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  5. Zboj Lamignat Arcane

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    No there isn't. Even before these screenshots there was none, now you're just having a laugh.
     
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  6. MilesBeyond Erudite

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    The Civ series has a long-standing tradition of being kind of "meh" in the odd-numbered installments and then taking those new concepts and refining them to perfection in the even-numbered installments.


    On the other hand, it looks like Civ Rev and is coming bundled with a Steam controller, so I'm really not holding my breath.


    EDIT: Also they have apparently officially announced that Civ VI on release will have all the features of Civ V BNW. Which I guess is something?
     
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  7. Asswipe Novice

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    French tits too ugly for Firaxis.
     
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  8. cvv Arcane Patron

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    Yeah, a controller, mobile graphics....looks like a Civ based platformer sim. A Civcraft.

    Actually I'd buy that. I seriously doubt I'll buy the actual game.
     
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  9. an Administrator Self-Ejected

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    WAT
     
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  10. MilesBeyond Erudite

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    Right? Just now I was like "Man, some sort of Minecraft type thing where you actually advance through ages and build an empire, Civ-style, actually sounds pretty cool." I'm now more excited for this fictional, never-to-be released game than I am for Civ VI. Which should say something.
     
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  11. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    Ed Beach did an amazing job with the expansions. He had to work around the terrible design decisions of vanilla Civ 5. It was too late to fix them, but at least he managed to make the game somewhat enjoyable, if casual strategy.

    Now he's a lead designer and can work on the whole thing from the ground up.
     
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  12. Xzar Scholar

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    Looks like shit. Will stick to Endless Legend.
     
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  13. Azalin Arcane Patron

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    Don't know how the game will turn out to be but the trailer was good.

    Ed Beach is a good designer though
     
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  14. Xzar Scholar

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    What was good about trailer? Typical liberal propaganda.
     
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  15. MilesBeyond Erudite

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    See, if this were any other website, I would assume this was a joke, but you never can tell with the Codex.
     
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  16. Xzar Scholar

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    Could you elaborate? In trailer we see Gandhi, landing of yanks in Normandy, Soviet T-34 in Czechoslovakia, etc, etc. Only liberal icons and approved events. Seems like PC is strong with this one.
     
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  17. Jimmious Arcane Patron

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    You seem to be indeed Ukrainian.
     
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  18. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    With the exception of Civ 2 that had the live action clips, the Civ series has always had fairly 'cartoony' graphics so I'm not sure why I see a bunch of people complaining about it now.
     
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  19. Maybe because it's too cartooney? I look at those screenshots and I instantly remember Godus jesus christ make the pain stop
     
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  20. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    A cartoon too far!
     
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  21. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    http://www.rpgcodex.net/forums/inde...ation-beyond-earth.90991/page-48#post-4007685

    I do hope it is similar -- I feel like it would be the 'best of both worlds.'

    Graphics/appearance look pretty terrible though. Not a fan of that claymation/voxel look.
     
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  22. Fairfax Arcane

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    Fuck this mobile shovelware art. I hope modders replace that crap with civ5 or new stuff, otherwise I'm out.
     
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  23. Inspectah Learned

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    Didn't Civ4 have that thing that certain rare resources would speed up specific researches? or was that a mod?
    Anyway, much like civ 5 i guess i will wait for the game of the year edition, don't plan on buying 50 dlc races
     
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  24. MilesBeyond Erudite

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    Okay, I know I'm going to regret asking this, but I just have to know... How is the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia a liberal icon?
     
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  25. Xzar Scholar

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    In old-school marxist-leninist POV that proto-Maidan was viewed as counter-revolutionary insurrection. It helped to fund new wave of leftism in Europe, folks who criticized this event from Marxist perpective gained state grants and freedom to proselytize in academia. Later, almost 100% of those folks evolved into full liberals. Soviet dissidents, who too started as democratic socialists and later revealed themselves as market liberals, also began as a movement after those events. So for European liberals it was always equivalent of Bloody Sunday of 1905 for CPSU commies. I.e., a banner of victimhood.
     
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