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Civ V Steam Workshop and beta patch: how to get access

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by 2K Greg, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. 2K Greg

    2K Greg <span style="font-weight:bold; text-decoration: un

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    Hey guys,

    I just wanted to alert you to an announcement I made over on the 2K Forums:
    http://forums.2kgames.com/showthrea...V-Steam-Workshop-and-beta-patch-now&p=1594281

    Here's the whole post:
    Have fun!
     
  2. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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  3. BobDole

    BobDole American Leader in Civ VI

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    No beta patch notes? Oh well, I'm sure everyone here will start tearing it apart. Looking forward to all of the changes coming in the next few weeks.
     
  4. MadDjinn

    MadDjinn Deity

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    and it's not just all modders.

    ANYONE can download the beta patch for Civ 5.
     
  5. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Emperor

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    Yeah, not a modder, but downloading the patch now -- anything to squeeze some life into the game over the next two weeks. We'll see what it includes ...
     
  6. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    Well, please do let us know what you find.
     
  7. CivRulez07

    CivRulez07 Warlord

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    Will the patch break any games that we are playing currently with mods?
     
  8. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    Can I find the patch notes to the beta patch somewhere?
     
  9. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    This is actually the beta version of the patch that will come later this month. They haven't posted the patch notes on the official forums yet. We will have to download it and find out.
     
  10. MadDjinn

    MadDjinn Deity

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    patch notes = load game, find out what changed.


    For the Workshop access: Greg really can't accommodate everyone wanting to access it (manual process), so it bears repeating that only actual modders should ask for access.
     
  11. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    Made two screenshots.

    This is the DLC submenu when you click on 'DLC' in the main menu:


    This is part of the game options (but I believe this was already known since the mistaken beta patch was put out a few months ago):


    Haven't seen any other new stuff, but I've only superficially skimmed it.
     
  12. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    Someone on the official forums stated that not much changed aside from the Steamworks. You can turn off the intro video and turn on movement in MP.
     
  13. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Emperor

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    Really doesn't look like much has changed [version is 1.0.1.674 for those interested]

    combat is still based on 10hp
    the only differences I have noted so far:
    options menu has a check for Quick Movement (both sp & mp)
    advanced set up menu has check box for Quick Combat AND Quick Movement

    I'm sure [I hope!] there are other changes, but this is it so far ...
     
  14. Bonci

    Bonci King

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    they added the retire button!

    lol I retired on turn 7 and I got the "Nelson Mandela" score
     
  15. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Emperor

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    Really?! This is great! I really missed that!
     
  16. Bonci

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    and obviously the "mods section" is almost totally gone...
     
  17. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Emperor

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    Yeah, and on the 2K forums, Mega-Dolphin reports that there is a toggle to TURN OFF DLC. This is nice for HOF games, and MP (which I don't play).
     
  18. dshirk

    dshirk Firaxian

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    If you send in your Steam handle to request access to the Steam Workshop group, the mods section will make much more sense. :)
     
  19. MadDjinn

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    MP doesn't matter. The MP Host decides which DLC are active, so you don't have to worry about it anyways.

    For HOF/GotM that will be great given that people normally have to manually move their files to play them without the DLC 'marking' the save file.
     
  20. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Emperor

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    ^^^^ Wow!
    A celebrity in our midst!
     

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