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Civ5 Box Art Released

Discussion in 'News Updates' started by Ginger_Ale, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. Ginger_Ale

    Ginger_Ale Lurker Retired Moderator

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  2. Dida

    Dida YHWH

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    Based on the box art, I suppose the leaning tower, pearl tower and big ben will be the new wonders?
     
  3. Mustakrakish

    Mustakrakish In 'Node' We Trust

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    Hmm... "The day after tomorrow"... Don't know why, but that's the first thing that comes to mind when I look at the box art.
     
  4. ZachScape

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    Looking at the BTS cover, I'd say not. It didn't come with the Sphinx, Empire state building, or the NYC flying saucers from the world's fair (I think those are what they are).

    I'm not sure if I like it as much as the other ones. It doesn't have a theme. The Civ IV boxes all depicted a journey down a straight road. I think they excluded the road on purpose because of the new feature. But I still don't see a theme that can be carried with any future expansions.
    If I made it, I would have put 6 different eras or aspects of the game on the box. Something emphasizing the hex grid.
     
  5. Bobbtjoe

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  6. Mustakrakish

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    Dude, it's a damn box art. I wouldn't give a :mischief::mischief::mischief::mischief: if it was just a big V...
     
  7. CivCube

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    Way too busy with no focal center. Looks like the Civ 3 FLAK is back.
     
  8. Rub'Rum

    Rub'Rum Hates acronyms

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    Muddled muddled muddled. What were they thinking.
     
  9. ZachScape

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    I buy my candy bars based on the wrapper thank you!
    And I don't read books so there goes the cover moral!

    Vain! :smug:
     
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    New wonders? And they're bringing back flak units?! I can't wait
     
  11. Mustakrakish

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    Oh I see... :lol: So you won't be buying civ5 then? :)
     
  12. truckingpete

    truckingpete On a Stark Trek

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    yup i can see that too, nice box though, but the game is what you play for
     
  13. krzysp

    krzysp Eudaimonia junky

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    Hehe and each unit type is occupying one hex, even on the box art :D
     
  14. Loppan Torkel

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    I like it! It should be a bit muddled. Lots to look at and discover. The discover-aspect goes well with the game.. It also gives a sense of the many different aspects of the game - different eras, wargame vs peaceful civilization, land, sea and different terrains... not sure if the factory was a good inclusion though.
     
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    not feeling it. way too overdone. they've reigned in the detail in previous versions by having it symmetrical and along a 'path'... this is juts chaotic and doesn't show any kind of timeline. fail.
     
  16. Darth Caesar

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    This made me :drool:
     
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    Looks like there's some friendly fire going on.
     
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    its good, but to be honest, i liked the placeholder art of the stark black box with the civ V logo better. it was... dignified? distinguished? it gave the feel that you were looking at something important and weighty. maybe that was too serious for a game, but im a firm believer in the minimalist / simpler-is-better school of graphic design.

    anyways, interesting art. ALOT going on.
     
  19. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Looks like a lot of gunpowder tech. :thumbsup: Thumbs up for a T-34 on the cover.

    It does look a bit muddled. Probably I'd make it a little more vibrant to contrast with the technical logos on the top border.
     
  20. Mr_Wonka

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    box means the game will be sold in stores? I thought the game was to only come out online.
     

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