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[April Fools] New Civilization 5: Gods & Kings Details released

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by vexing, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Nyanko

    Nyanko Prince

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    Yeah the whole prehistoric thing kinda suspended belief; mixing plausable with fantastical was good.

    Liked the Mecha idea for Japan though!
     
  2. Delgar

    Delgar Warlord

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    If all this is a joke though then we should complain: resources are being spent on creating this April Fool's joke, resources which could be spent on making the expansion better :p
     
  3. Pouakai

    Pouakai It belongs in a museum. Moderator

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  4. Delgar

    Delgar Warlord

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    Haha I was half-joking myself. But that's true, that's true...
     
  5. PhilBowles

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    I think we've got the full list of Wonders already, haven't we?

    Petra
    Leaning Tower of Piza
    Great Mosque of Djenne
    Terracotta Army
    Neuschwanstein Castle

    all have art

    Also named in a compilation of info here: http://well-of-souls.com/civ/civ5_expansion.html

    The Great Firewall (I hope not - seriously, Chinese internet censorship is a world wonder? Plus the rumoured ability sounds as though it should be the internet itself, not a firewall).

    Hubble Space Telescope
    Michelangelo's David
    National Intelligence Agency (National Wonder).

    Zulu seems unlikely in the form suggested (Impiis a Pikemen-level tech? Gets the Honor tree opener bonus vs. everything?), plus no room for all those extra buildings and improvements. The Godzilla icon looks fun though.
     
  6. KevinLancaster

    KevinLancaster Prince

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    The post seriously had me fooled, I didn't even notice the date.

    Someone needs to mod Mecha Godzilla into the game, though.
     
  7. Snoopaloop

    Snoopaloop King

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    I'm going to be really let down if the Zulu, under Shaka, are not in now.
     
  8. Pouakai

    Pouakai It belongs in a museum. Moderator

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    TGF and NIA are National Wonders, I don't think they're included in the 9. David has no basis in fact as it has never once been confirmed anywhere. That leaves us with six, now eight with WGW and LHC. The Zulu were rather late, having Impi as Pikeman level would suit perfectly. I also don't see why there isn't room
     
  9. guygodbois

    guygodbois critically acclaimed

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    Nice try, nevertheless.
     
  10. numaru7

    numaru7 Chieftain

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    drats, i was fooled until i've read the end bit about "herding captured animals" to your city site - that's weirdly illogical from so many points of view.
     
  11. Haig

    Haig Deity

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    I was excited.. then puzzled.. then disappointed.. and then laughing at you cruelty and humour. :thumbsup:
     
  12. black213

    black213 Emperor

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    I think some of the details are real, such as melee & ranged units being on the same tile.
     
  13. DonStamos

    DonStamos Mobster Inc©

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    I want that mechagodzilla unit.
     
  14. strhopper

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    I hope unit stacking isn't true. I figured it was a joke when I got to the end about animals replacing barbarians. I personally love 1upt
     
  15. janboruta

    janboruta Artistriarch

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    Mecha Godzilla needs to be in the game SO MUCH.

    I think I won't sleep in the next few days.
     
  16. Nyanko

    Nyanko Prince

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    2upt would make ranged even more overpowered. The overpoweredness of ranged is countered by the fact they're as fragile as kittens. remove that and it becomes super OP. Thankfully this article has more to do with todays date than anything else.... you seen the new Google Maps?
     
  17. Montov

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    A Zulu pikeman with Culture for every kill? I don't even think that is plausible, giving the UA of the Aztec. And it's too bad they show Godzilla in Civ5 vanilla. Gods and Kings introduces a different UI for unit information. ;)

    Large Hadron Collider is plausible, and they talk about a UU for the Marine. Marine wasn't confirmed yet, but it could be part of the joke.
     
  18. Saxony

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    God damn it! I thought it was real until the prehistoric part.
     
  19. DirkDiggler36

    DirkDiggler36 Chieftain

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    April foools!
     
  20. PreLynMax

    PreLynMax Your Lord and Master

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    And they say the mods here don't have a sense of humor. Though I would love to see extra uniques and 2upt, I'd say this is a huge April Fools joke.

    They almost got me until I read the Prehistoric and Upcoming Movie parts to these details.
     

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