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conquering a city triggers military victory for one player and religious victory for another

Discussion in 'Civ6 - Stories & Let's Plays' started by king of nowhere, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. king of nowhere

    king of nowhere Chieftain

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    today I just wanted to get saladin's achievement, so i set up a duel pangea at the easiest difficulty and i set about beelining mameluks and mass-producing them. Normally when i want easy achievements I just pick religious victory against kongo, but hey, this time I needed to conquer a city to get the achievement, so i didn't care who the opponent was. I was in full "let's get this over as soon as possible" mode.

    I ended up against cleopatra, no matter. I beelined mameluks, she founded a religion. I didn't care, I just needed to get 4 or 5 and conquer her capital. I could make a religion of my own, but i didn't want to be bothered. I just pass turns quickly, when dang! I lost the game! cleopatra got the religious victory. Turned out she sailed some missionaries past my front city and I didn't see them. kinda humiliating.

    well, ok. i reload three turns before, and i declare war right now. cleopatra has all cities with religion, i have 4 cities (i couldn't be bothered to make more) and 2 are converted. she only need to convert one of my cities to win. of course she has no army to speak of, i face her first city, it goes down even faster than i tought, i conquer it and... dang! i lost again!

    Yeah, turns out if I conquer her city, now I have 5 cities, 3 of whom are converted, and so I lose. I didn't even get to the "do you want to keep this city" option, just insta-loss. ok, i reload again that same turn.

    But what happen if I conquer the capital?? by conquering all capital cities, I should win the game. At the same time, after conquering it the majority of my cities will have cleopatra's religion, and so cleopatra should win the game!

    Well, I spent some 30 minutes on this game, may as well try. I conquer the capital, not knowing what to expect - win? lose? draw? game crash? - and I immediately get the military victory. I checked again, and noticed that the capital was also the holy city, so now that I conquer the holy city did I also achieve a religious victory at the same time? well, since I got the military victory, it probably wouldn't have mattered. it was a nice paradoxical situation, though.
     
  2. Browd

    Browd Dilettante Administrator

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    You would not have gotten a religious victory by conquering her Holy City -- only the original founder of a religion can win a religious victory with that religion.
     
  3. SlySlySly

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    This is true, a religious victory is when you convert the majority of other civs' cities to your religion. You would do this by founding a religion and then focusing on spreading it. You can not win a religious victory by capturing holy cities.

    So therefore, you did not win both. You only one military.

    I find it strange that you didn't use Saladin's religious bonuses. When I play as Saladin, I focus on founding my religion early, convert my cities, then city states, then let pressure and my missionaries/apostles finish off all other religions. But you won military nonetheless.
     
  4. king of nowhere

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    well, so I got a military victory while she got a religious victory at the same time, but my military victory had priority.

    as I said, I only wanted to get achievements. i needed to win with arabia and to conquer a city with a mameluk, winning by conquest was the faster way to get both
     

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