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Civ theme elimination thread

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by MantaRevan, Apr 9, 2017.

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  1. The Kingmaker

    The Kingmaker Alexander

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 11 (10+1) A classic.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 7 (10-3) It gets better, but the ancient version really grates on me.
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 15
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 13
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = 12
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 11
     
  2. Zaarin

    Zaarin My Dearest Doctor

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 11
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 7
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 12 (15 - 3) -- I loved the arrangement from Civ5, but this version is much less memorable.
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 13
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = 12
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12 (11 + 1) -- Still my favorite.
     
  3. cooldude1128

    cooldude1128 Prince

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 12 (11+1) I forget if I've mentioned patriotism in regards to this song.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 7
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 12
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 10 (13-3) Speaking of unmemorable songs, I think this qualifies. Alexander looks like he's from Robot Chicken, too.
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = 12
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
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  4. O'Malley

    O'Malley Chieftain

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 12
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 7
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 9 (12-3) Civ V's version was just so much better
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 11 (10+1) After France's ancient theme, Macedon's medieval theme is my favorite theme in the game
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = 12
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
  5. seasnake

    seasnake Conquistador

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 12
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 7 + 1 = 8. Fantastic, especially in the medieval and atomic eras.
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 9
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 11
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = 12 - 3 = 9. It was this or Greece for me as the weakest left, and I've down-voted Greece twice before.)
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
  6. Guandao

    Guandao Rajah of Minyue and Langkasuka

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 12
    Arabia (Üsküdara) =8
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = (9-3)=6 Not too crazy about this version, Atomic Version doesn't remind me of Greece
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 11
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = (9+1)=10 I'm not really sure who to upvote now, but I still like Persia' s themes
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
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  7. Uberfrog

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 13 (12 + 1)
    Arabia (Üsküdara) =8
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 3 (6 - 3)
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 11
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) = 10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12

    It's turning into a bit of a dogpile, but Civ VI's Greece theme was opening itself up for this sort of criticism by picking the same tune as Civ V, where the arrangement was wonderful. Just can't compare.

    Hard Times Come Again No More was the first bit of music I heard with regards to Civ VI and it still manages to send a shiver up my spine. I'm a sucker for folk violin.
     
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  8. Morningcalm

    Morningcalm Keeper of Records

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 13 + 1 = 14 (Just overall the best in this grouping, full of country charm, national grandeur and a truly moving take on the melody of Roosevelt's time).
    Arabia (Üsküdara) =8
    Greece (Epitaph of Seikilos) = 3 - 3 = Eliminated. Like Russia, Greece has a theme which while good, is too repetitive, and loses steam over the eras. Civ V's take on the melody was better because it could make two tracks and therefore had less repetition and more unique underweaving melodies instead of just replaying the main melody in a different format over and over and over again.
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 11
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
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  9. Returning Lurker

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    "I am defeated. To live one's life is not like crossing a field."

    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 14-3=11
    Arabia (Üsküdara) =8
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 11+1=12
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12

    While I won't be bringing up astronauts I must admit the atomic era theme is pretty... sappy. It lacks any sort of tension or emotion behind it and just sounds way too peppy and over the top joyous compared not only to other modern era themes but America's good other themes as well. I'm not saying it needed to be a raging miseryfest but it just lacks any soul for a song about how bad things have been for the poor up until now and how they yearn for the day their burden will be eased with the assistance of those kind enough and able enough to help them. The song isn't just about the good times, it's not "Let The Good Times Roll". It's "Hard Times Come Again... No More"

    As for Tino Mori I just love how it switches from very celebratory to very serious in a matter of seconds in a very elegant transition. Very good balance of tone.
     
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  10. joncnunn

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 11+1 = 12 At least as good as the other themes at 12, so gets today's upvote.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) =8 - 3 = 5 Not quite as good as the other four, so gets today's downvote.
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 12
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
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  11. Kimiimaro

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 12-3=9 - You've heard my complaints about it.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 5+1=6 - Majestic and fitting.
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 12
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12
     
  12. sadsquid

    sadsquid Warlord

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    I know with the Civ VI release barbarians have become way more prevalent, but seriously, voting out Greece's theme?! That should've been #1.

    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 10 (9+1) Best one left.

    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 6
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 12
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 9 (12-3) Better than Greece's theme? Really? Definitely doesn't deserve top 5.

    I'm not too bothered with the rest of this, since my favourites are all gone. I think it's a bit suspect that 3 of the 4 dlc themes are in the top 5 and doing very well. Compared to the 19 or something tracks in the base game. I think the fact that they're dlc themes means that 1) they're new, shiny and exciting, and people haven't had enough time to hear it over and over again and get sick of it, and 2) not everyone has the dlc, meaning some people didn't have the chance to hear it (or only a little if they just youtubed them), and therefore don't have the chance to dislike them (since disliking tracks has much more effect on this poll than liking a track, with -3 being taken as opposed to +1 being given. Really this list could more accurately be described as the 'least disliked' themes).
     
  13. upi00r

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 7 (10-3)
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 6
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 12
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 10 (9+1) 'Better than Greece's theme? Really? Definitely doesn't deserve top 5.' Probably not better than Greece (or Persia) theme but still better than US
     
  14. Panixs

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 4 (7-3) I feel like i have heard this so many times now its just become boring.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 6
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 12
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 11 (10 + 1) Simply amazing
     
  15. seasnake

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 4
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 6 + 1 = 7. Arabia is simply my favorite of what's left. Especially in the atomic era. Besides, without it we wouldn't have "Ra Ra Rasputin" by Boney M, which would be a real loss to music!



    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 12 - 3 = 9. Not the best one remaining by any stretch, so it shouldn't be the leader.

    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 11
     
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  16. Siptah

    Siptah Eternal Chieftain

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 4
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 8 (7+1) still my personal favorite of all themes. Happy to see it in the top 5. No let's try top 3.
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 6 (9-3) The weakest of this lot. But I admit that I know this one the least.
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 11
     
  17. The Kingmaker

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 4+1=5 Deserves to be in the Top 3.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 8
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 6-3=3 Not really a fan.
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 11
     
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  18. bcaiko

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 2 (5-3) No it doesn't.
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 8
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 3
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12 (11+1) I'll actually listen to this music - better than most of this game's crud.
     
  19. God of Kings

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    America (Hard Times Come Again No More) = 2 - 3 = ELIMINATED
    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 8
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 3 + 1 = 4
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12

    I became tired of Hard Times Come Again No More, especially given that the Industrial version was used for every civ's First Look videos pre-release. Tino Mori can survive a little longer.
     
  20. O'Malley

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    Arabia (Üsküdara) = 8 - 3 = 5
    Macedon (Tino Mori) = 4 + 1 = 5
    Persia (Kereshme + Reng-e Shalakhu) =10
    Poland (Hej ide w las) = 12

    I just love Tino Mori so much. I'm a slut for 7/8 time. Arabia is just the least good of those remaining.
     
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