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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. Space Satan Arcane

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    It's gonna be shit. 1 unit per tile and shit. Civilization franchize becomes dumber and dumber with each iteration. It loses common sence functions each time this retards from Firaxis decide to touch this game. CivV did not posess even half of CivIV features. City governors were unable to rearrange citizens without plunging them into starvation, AI knew only massive attack tactics. It is all such a trivial crap but Firaxis managed to repeat ALL mistakes and flaws from all spectrum of strategy games from the past decade. I have no faith in CivVI. It will be dumbed down mediocricy, with facebook and twitter integration, or even with microtransactions.
     
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  2. Azalin Arcane Patron

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    Dis gon b gud
     
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  3. Malakal Arcane

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    Could it be zoomed in? Maybe the map looks better from a bigger distance. I can hardly imagine this being the full screen as it seems to contain way to few hexes.
     
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  4. kris Arcane

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    Nice screenshots, been looking forward for a fantasy version of civilization.
     
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  5. himmy Arcane

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    mfw I find out there are people playing Civ V out of Strategic View:

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  6. tripedal Learned

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    I can't even imagine what went on in the meeting where they decided to go with "mobile f2p shovelware" for the art style. What the hell?
     
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  7. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    Rrrrrghh

    Nnnnnnnggg

    GRRRRRRRRNNN

    Sorry, I'm making a effort to care

    Failed.
     
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  8. Wintermute Augur Patron

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    A Beautifully Desolate Campaign
    Looking forward to the Godzilla mod. :smug:
     
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  9. HanoverF Arcane Patron

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    No one from Beyond Earth is working on this I hope.
     
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  10. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    Graphically it reminds me of the console Civ, Civ Revolution.

    I haven't cared about Civ ever since Civ III. Can't be bothered with this, either.
     
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  11. PulsatingBrain Huge and Ever-Growing Patron

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    My first Civ was 5, and I hear a lot about how much further into the future 4 went. I think I'll wait and see if this is much of an upgrade, but I'll be getting it if it's good.

    Graphically, it looks like they took a leaf out of Endless Legend's book.
     
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  12. Inspectah Learned

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    Not really, this civ is looking to be very cartoonish.
    Endless Legend is not realistic either, but it looks amazing, especially compared to those civ 6 screenshots
     
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  13. PulsatingBrain Huge and Ever-Growing Patron

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    The units are more spread out in civ 6, like the tils are less dense, and the aesthetic is much lighter, but the models themselves look like they're drawn in a similar style to me.
     
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  14. PulsatingBrain Huge and Ever-Growing Patron

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    Look at the unit designs in these 2 pictures, especially the horses. It's a similar artstyle, presented kind of differently

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    They both look cartoonish.
     
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  15. Inspectah Learned

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    Welp, gotta concede on those units
     
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  16. pippin Guest

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    The screenshots made me want to play some Settlers 3. Damn fine game.
     
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  17. Zed Duke of Banville Arcane Patron

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    I spent countless hours playing Civilizations I, II, and IV; skipped III and V entirely. I'll wait and see if Firaxis has learned from the mistakes of the past, or if they're intent on doing to cities in Civ VI what they did to war in Civ V.
     
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  18. Xzylvador Savant Patron

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    Here is to hoping that the AI will be better than a lobotomised lemming with schizophrenia.

    Last civ was horrendous on release. Will wait for the two expansions to make it somewhat playable.

    Also: what the fuck is with all the graphic whoreing here, it's because of retarded priorities like that we don't get good things.

    Your 'stache makes you look like a fag.
     
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  19. Merkwürdigliebe Arcane

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  20. PulsatingBrain Huge and Ever-Growing Patron

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    I don't think anyone's complaining that the fidelity is not high enough, just that they don't like the art direction. There's nothing wrong with wanting it to look good.
     
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  21. ArchAngel Arcane

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    You mean improving them? :P
     
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  22. Polanski Educated

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    I am amazed it took so many posts before anyone reacted to this! I was absolutely raging when I watched this. A game meant to celebrate the great achievements of man, censoring such an important piece of art because of a warped moral codex!

    What have we become that we don't react to this! Censorship is a plague that anyone who loves games, art and history should fight!
     
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  23. GrainWetski Arcane

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    It's a retarded world we live in and nobody is surprised any more.
     
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  24. Ludovic Learned

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    The Japanese go berserk if nipples are visible. Once worked on a game where we had to censor away male nipples from skin textures for the Japanese market.

    As for the game itself - eh, I don't mind the art style. I just don't think it belongs in a Civilization game. The Endless Legend style has a certain stylistic charm, the Civ6 style is very cartoony and gives off a silly and childish vibe. I agree that the unit graphics are quite similar, but the terrain and buildings are quite different. Silly and cartoonish is not what I am looking for in a History of the World 4X. Multi-tile cities in a Civilization game is also really weird - that's what tile improvements are for.

    But the market for this game is the casual gamer, not the strategy game veterans and hardcore gamers. I hope we get to see a more serious Civilization game at some point - something that feels less gamey and more related to actual history. The current mechanics of Civilization would make more sense in a science fiction or fantasy setting. The tech tree and lame cultural stereotyping is the only connection to the real world.
     
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  25. Declinator Arbiter

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    Has Civilization ever had anything more than a superficial connection to history? I don't want to see Civ transform into Europa Universalis (or vice versa).

    Are you guys sure that is censoring at all? I mean look at the lips. Are they censored too since they are an amorphous blob? Looks to me like the nipples might have just been a casualty of what can only be called blur. Of course the blur itself might have been deliberate.
     
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