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Civ V - One World Speculation Thread!

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Aaron90495, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. Ozymandias9891

    Ozymandias9891 Warlord

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    Sounds like one of those Twitter hockey "insiders" who have all the inside knowledge on trades before the actual insiders even have them...
     
  2. Aaron90495

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    So much for an announcement today, as I thought :(
    Hopefully that tip is real, but I'm keeping myself grounded until it actually is announced.
     
  3. Menzies

    Menzies Menzies

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    Wow... I'm actually offended by that characterisation, considering that the system was the dominant system historically because of the difference between timekeeping during day and night, with the names and the current style system being Roman in origin.
     
  4. seancolorado

    seancolorado Deity

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    Haha, what I'm thinking. I don't put any weight into what people are saying until the game is actually announced
     
  5. Trias

    Trias Donkey with three behinds

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    I don't see why that would find that offensive.

    The unit and term "mile" is also roman in origin. That does not stop it of being slightly awkward because it does not related well to other units of length in use. Nonetheless, a large part of the Anglo-Saxon world still insists on using it.
     
  6. Menzies

    Menzies Menzies

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    It's the use of Anglo-Saxon here that's getting offensive actually...

    Firstly, I come from a country that does not, and has not used the term mile for a long time and secondly, to characterise those countries as "Anglo-Saxon" is extremely offensive to all concerned.

    The use of 'am' and 'pm' is also very common in many countries and regions, and is not limited to nations that you characteristics as "Anglo-Saxon".

    To be perfectly honest, I think your characterisations are vaguely racist.
     
  7. TheMarshmallowBear

    TheMarshmallowBear Benelovent Chieftain of the BearKingdom

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    Wow, we might need to calm down before this gets ugly (it already is getting ugly)

    Can we all laugh if the insider is actually RIGHT? And if the stick-bones prediction actually comes true.
     
  8. AbsintheRed

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    I'm pretty sure he is right, at least there is real good chance for an announcement this week
    The doubled offer of -75% price for all Civilization games on Steam (first for 24 hours, then extended for another 24 hours), Civ V Gold Edition in particular must have meant something
     
  9. Menzies

    Menzies Menzies

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    Well, let's all get excited then!

    19 hours, 44 minutes, 35 seconds!
     
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    People do that because they don't want to be identified. (Not that it's hard to do it anyway)
     
  11. Petiscator

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    I hope the guy is right. Announcing it before PAX makes sense. I just wish they announce something already, the waiting kills me!
     
  12. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    That supposed "watch on March 7th" leak seems odd to me. The person created an account just to say that. Why?

    Trolling? - It's certainly possible, but I doubt there will be a whole lot of whining about him being wrong. There are certainly better ways to generate forum rage.

    Accolades? - The person wants to be praised for being right. But then why create a throw-away account?

    Annoy 2K? - A simple watch message is too innocent to bother them. Maybe if the person threw in some kind of proof it would actually bug them.

    Intentional leak? - The account is a throw-away because the person works for 2k and wants to bump up the buzz a small amount but not make an official announcement? That seems rather superfluous to me.

    Conclusion: I don't know what to make of it. It's a weak effort for whatever the person is trying to accomplish. A total lack of supporting evidence, even fabricated evidence, ruins all credibility, and thus diminishes the effort. And if it's 2K trying to tease up some interest, it's an ineffective way to do it.
     
  13. TheMarshmallowBear

    TheMarshmallowBear Benelovent Chieftain of the BearKingdom

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    Yeah, unlike verything else I'm 80% skeptical about the "leak", but then again I love my hopes, so who knows.

    I'm still believing that the 6:45 GMT is gonna come true :p
     
  14. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    Hey Menzies, do you mind going over there into that soundproof room? And shut the door tightly behind you.

    Ok, everyone, I think it’s time to stage an intervention . . .
     
  15. Dunkah

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    Ok everyone it's time...

    Hold your breath!
     
  16. TheMarshmallowBear

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  17. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    Can I breathe again yet? I'm starting to get a little aeoaieAOEOUUU *CRASH*
     
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    If they announce new expansion on the same day as new SimCity is released, I think my head will implode from too much epicnes at one time. :eek:
     
  19. Dregor

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    People need something to read about while unable to log into Sim City ;)
     
  20. Ozymandias9891

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    Wasn't the new SimCity released yesterday?
     
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