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Do extra luxury copies help additional cities?

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by bbbt, Oct 20, 2016.

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  1. iammaxhailme

    iammaxhailme Warlord

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    If extra copies don't benefit you at all, why can the AI trade me a luxury I already have?
     
  2. Lucius_

    Lucius_ Chieftain

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    Extra copies don't provide amenities. I know it's been said but the more that say it, I think the better. I've tested it earlier this evening and they do not. That said, it's not the end of the world. It's not CiV happiness and it's not 4 city max. Entertainment districts actually can provide far more amenities than luxuries, considering the zoo and stadium provide to 6 tile range. A city cluster of 4 cities, with entertainment districts, can provide a total of 52 amenities to those 4 cities. As Aztecs, with their bonus of 6 city amenities instead of just 4, I didn't build a single entertainment district until ~t300. I had 10 cities. I did have some luxury trades on and off. I also had the huey tuey (whatever) wonder that gave 1 city an additional +3 from the nearby lake. Prior to getting neighborhoods and super farms, most of my cities were sitting at happy or ecstatic the whole game.

    I was originally concerned with a 4 city optimal strategy coming about prior to release, but now that I've played the game, I can guarantee it's not an issue, at least at King and below. Not sure if there are differences in amenities at higher levels.
     
  3. stiiknafuulia

    stiiknafuulia Chieftain

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    This is one of the worst decisions they could possibly have made, and yet they made it... *SMDH* Now there's no reason to have extra copies for your own cities, and you must do tedious trades every 30 turns to get rid of the extra luxuries! :mad::sad:
     
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  4. ExemplarVoss

    ExemplarVoss Chieftain

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    Playing the game, I don't really see this as an issue. There are lots of paths to amenities, and I think avoiding the 'no effort' route is the better choice.
     
  5. Disgustipated

    Disgustipated Warlord

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    From the early access Let's Plays I was led to believe this. And it seemed when I traded away excess resources I had more happiness problems. Maybe that was just my imagination. I've been turning down every trade deal the AI offers because of it (unless I had more than 3 resources as I have 11 cities).
     
  6. Cyon

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    Would have preferred if first copy gave you 4 amenity, second 2, third fourth fifth... 1.

    Or 4,3,2,1,0

    Would be a good compromise.
     
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  7. Lord Katana

    Lord Katana Chieftain

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    I got a game where i have twelve cities and three amenity sources with three copies each (confirmed in trade window). I also run the retainer civic card and have an archer in each of the twelve cities. I also have a boost from one of the city states that make bonus resources also yield amenities.

    So the way i figure it, i should have at least four amenities per city right?





    So what is going on? Bug or am i missing something?

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    btw, playing on immortal if that makes a difference..
     
  8. Browd

    Browd Dilettante Administrator

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    Each luxury can provide only 4 amenities. Extra copies do not provide any additional benefit. Since this is not a bug, I'll merge your post with the discussion thread where all of this is explored and explained.

    Moderator Action: Merged with existing luxuries thread.
     

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