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Civs that won't go away in your games

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by njmfff, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. njmfff

    njmfff Prince

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    Does any one of you have some civ that seems to be in every of your game, or at least in the most?

    My candidates are:

    Spain - seems to be very often, almost 50% chance that she will spawn close to me.

    The Aztecs - it seems that they just won't go away, and happen to be in 99% of my games. :lol:

    Mongolia - In most of my games.

    Portugal - she seems to be in every of my games.

    The Celts - much like Spain, Boudicca likes spawning 50% of the time, right next to me. At that point, I forget about religion. :lol:

    Siam - seems like he's in every third game I make.

    Rome - this guy won't go away, he seems to be in every single game, often either far away from me or right next to me.

    Denmark - I also get Harald very often in my games, but at least he seems to be in mood not to appear in every game like Monthy or August. :lol:

    The Netherlands - He's like Monthy, only more colorful version of it. :rolleyes:

    Other honorable mentions:

    America - tends to be in my games very often, but always ends up being taken out by other civs. (It cracks me up every time America goes for Order, then tells me two of us will be good communists. :lol: )

    Russia - She was in almost every of my GnK games, now she doesn't spawn as much, but still she pops up in every 5th game. And she's usually most annoying, which I like to take out as soon as possible, because I hate clearing out her 30+ 1 pop cities that are three titles away from my cities. :rolleyes:
     
  2. Scott Jegg

    Scott Jegg Warlord

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    I think my most common phrase when playing civ v is "FFS, Montezuma again?".

    A consistent pest.
     
  3. Bad Wolf

    Bad Wolf King

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    Korea. I hate playing against them because you pretty much have to clip their wings at some point to stop them from running away in science. They're also very pushy about their religion (they like founding Confucianism).

    Greece. Seems Alex is in at least half of my games...

    France. This never used to be the case but I swear Napoleon shows up in almost every game I start these days.
     
  4. pawelo

    pawelo Emperor

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    Agree with you - the random factor doesn't seem that random at all.

    Very often I will see:
    - Spain
    - Rome
    - Babylon
    - Iroquis
    - Russia

    Mongols, Inca, Germany (since BNW especially), Aztecs get a honorable mention.

    I have yet to see Indonesia spawn in my game. Rare civs include Egypt, Greece, Carthage, Maya.
     
  5. Bad Wolf

    Bad Wolf King

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    Ugh, Iroqouis. They don't show up in all of my games, but when they do it's just so predictable. They're ALWAYS the runaway civ. Always. I don't understand why because their UA sucks and their UU and UB don't really make up for it.
     
  6. VainoValkea

    VainoValkea Emperor

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    Every time Venice shows up is one time too many.

    Others that seem common but who I don't really detest are Attila, Dido, Maria Theresa and William. They're all good for the competition.
     
  7. Enrico Swagolo

    Enrico Swagolo Deity

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    Zulu. Since BNW was released, Zulu nearly every single game. I'm starting to really get bored by him.

    Portugal, but she's very nice. I like her.

    Denmark. Harald is very often in my games, and unless I annoy him, he's my best friend. Loves getting Hanging Gardens. (?)

    Inca. This guy appears, and either breaks our DoF with a backnouncement if I warmonger or remains a loyal friend otherwise.

    Spain. She's rarely successful. In fact, I don't remember a single time of her doing well.

    'Murica. Always takes Order.

    Pedro is often seen too. Not as often as those above though.



    Used-to-be

    Russia. Often present, always runaway, I don't think I saw her more than once in BNW.

    Babylon. Once I saw the guy A LOT of games in a row and I started to really like Nebuchadnezzar. He was reasonable and acted wisely (for an AI), even if he typically ended up attacking me. Nice guy though.

    Ethiopia. I saw him only once since BNW IIRC!


    FORGOT CARTHAGE. Yeah, Dido is always often in my games, typically near me and annoying enough I end up slaying her.
     
  8. DuseCutter

    DuseCutter Chieftain

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    Carthage has been in every one of my games lately. And Sweden has been in most of them.
     
  9. Randall_Flagg

    Randall_Flagg The Evil One

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    Greece and Russia. Also America shows up often, but I love ole Wash in my games. He is almost as Good an ally as Pocatello.
     
  10. andrew00100

    andrew00100 Chieftain

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    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Monty just n'er goes away from my games
    Every game either spawn right next to me or on the same continent
    Spam cities at my face upon T50 every game
     
  11. Loucypher

    Loucypher King

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    Poly-friggi-Nesia. I actively disable the DLC nowadays but if anyone could tell me how to PERMA-Disable it without screwing up the game, that'd be great. I hate having to recheck it every time I start up BNW.
     
  12. Randall_Flagg

    Randall_Flagg The Evil One

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    Go to the civ folder in your DLC files, move ployneisa to a safe file. That way you can put them back at a later date. I did this for a long time after Austria came out.
     
  13. Rob5000

    Rob5000 Chieftain

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    For me, its usually Siam - almost every game.

    Others that pop up frequently - Spain, Carthage (biggest liar i've ever dealt with), and Mongolia (though he's rarely much of a problem - more of a kitten than a Khan!)
     
  14. neev

    neev Waiting for Civ VI

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    I don't have any, although I have this ONE civ I have almost never seen : Japan. 350 hours of playtime (since Vanilla, September 2010), and I ended up against him only once.

    Oh, now I think of it, since BNW Indonesia seem to show up very often. And does a very poor job systematically.
     
  15. JSMCAG

    JSMCAG King

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    Luuckyyyy! :sad: I want to play a game where Portugal is present, but I have yet to. I love their music!
    And Denmark rarely appears, and usually gets taken out really quickly, so even in games where Harald is present, I don't get to meet him... I love his leaderscreen, and he just seems like a friendly fellow - even when declaring war! :)

    But, anyway:
    This. It's rare the game where The Celts are not present. It's really annoying to because I know they'll be there by turn 10 or so, so it isn't exciting when I "finally" meet her...

    Also, in both my BNW games, Brazil is present! :) I like Pedro, he's a nice guy... Also like the fact that he speaks my language! :D For some reason, I like leaders I understand what they are saying (so Elizabeth, Washington, Maria I, Pedro, Isabella, Napoleon, and to a certain extent Augustus Caesar and Enrico Dandolo)
    That, and if we ever go to war, I get to hear the best war theme from BNW! :p
     
  16. Cicero63

    Cicero63 Warlord

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    Polynesia, who always seems to unite a friendship league against me, and Morocco who just has to say something to me EVERY SINGLE TURN. Al-Mansur just won't shut up! Spain and Greece are also very common in my games.
     
  17. njmfff

    njmfff Prince

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    Yeah, she's usually the most annoying thinking she's all big and evil, but I can never take her seriously. If she spawns next to me, she attacks (always) and ends up losing her capital, along with few other cities. but I guess, every civ that ends up being close to more experienced player is doomed right from the start. :D

    but I've seen her doing fine in some games, even taking out other civs. :eek:
     
  18. Botswana

    Botswana Chieftain

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    America
    Russia
    Persia
    Iroquois
    Spain
    Zulus
    Rome
    The Huns
    Mongolia
    Denmark

    Ones that never appear
    - Poland
    - Venice
    - Sweden
    - Incas
     
  19. VainoValkea

    VainoValkea Emperor

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    Heh, same here - although my bunch is a bit different, I only understand Gustav Adolf, Napoleon, and a bit of the Latin/Italian gang. In addition to the English-speaking people, of course.

    I must get Denmark DLC just to see if I can understand Mr. Bluetooth as well.
     
  20. Teaf

    Teaf Warlord

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    Common:
    Morocco (like, every game)
    Arabia
    England

    Rare:
    India (seen him once since BNW release, over 15 games)
    Korea
    Portugal
     

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