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AI and Nukes

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Starfflame, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. Starfflame

    Starfflame Twilight Sparkle.

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    Does anyone know if the AI actually uses nukes now in G+K?

    In vanilla CiV I wasn't even nuked ONCE. It'd be interesting to see the AI actually use nuclear weapons in the G+K expansion pack. :p
     
  2. smallfish

    smallfish Immortal

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    They've always used nukes in vanilla CiV...
     
  3. A Rabid Dopsis

    A Rabid Dopsis Warlord

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    You've NEVER been nuked? Are you perhaps playing at warlord or some such? Climb a couple of difficulty levels and you'll now what it is to be nuked!
     
  4. blackcatatonic

    blackcatatonic Queen of Meme

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    I've never been nuked and I play on King or Emperor. I have seen it happen to other players at that level though.
     
  5. A Rabid Dopsis

    A Rabid Dopsis Warlord

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    I was once nuked on prince. It was Gandhi in one of his rare (but wonderful!) snowball domination moods. It was a pretty pointless border city, though.
     
  6. Nyanko

    Nyanko Prince

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    I got myself holocausted by the AI during a future start Prince game I was playing some time ago. They nuked every city of mine, as I did not have the Uranium reserves to first strike them
     
  7. PAVLOS_GR300

    PAVLOS_GR300 Greek

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    i play at prince and i havent seen a nuke by the ai
     
  8. HazzMadd

    HazzMadd Chieftain

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    I've never been nuked, it I've also always won a science or culture victory before then, and then continued onward to the future and pre empitivly bomb all my enemies and keep my friends as pet states.
     
  9. SammyKhalifa

    SammyKhalifa Deity

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    Wow, for a while there I just stopped playing somewhere in the Industrial era because my nearest neighbor would just instantly start bombing me like a turn after DoW
     
  10. Heerlo

    Heerlo Jedi Master Hearlo

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    I don't think I've ever been nuked either except on multiplayer, and I play on prince mostly.
     
  11. Cymsdale

    Cymsdale Prince

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    I've always either been dominating by the time that nukes become relevant, or crushed before they come into play.
     
  12. Nyanko

    Nyanko Prince

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    Thats why you bomb them the turn you DoW, get rid of all their garrisoned nukes. Nukes I feel have two purposes. 1) Get rid of other nukes and aircraft 2) Get rid of a carpet of doom (ICBM's only)
     
  13. strhopper

    strhopper Okie

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    I play on king and have been nuked plenty of times....to the point if a close neighbor finishes Manhattan project I tend to Dow them....never fails if I don't some time down the line they will start eye balling me
     
  14. Valbuena

    Valbuena Warlord

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    even at warlord they nuke you!
     
  15. Starfflame

    Starfflame Twilight Sparkle.

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    Yeah, I've seriously never seen a single nuke be dropped on me, at warlord/prince difficulty...
     
  16. CatGarfield

    CatGarfield Chieftain

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    Now that I think of it, I've never been nuked either. And I play mostly Immortal, Deity every once in a while. There have been games where I've had a colossal AI neighbor with nukes, but they've had better use for them against other AIs and I've managed to pull off victory before I became their target. Or they've been so far away that their nukes weren't a threat.

    Two more days of waiting for the G&K expansion...frustrating.
     
  17. Putmalk

    Putmalk Deity

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    In the new expansion it appears there are now two distinct flavors for the AI using nukes; building them, and using them (FLAVOR_NUKE, FLAVOR_USE_NUKE).

    My only assumption is that certain leaders will stock up on nukes, but use them only if they don't care about nuclear proliferation. (Gandhi has 12 FLAVOR_NUKE, 12 FLAVOR_USE_NUKE, beware!)
     

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