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Expansion pack announced - Civilization V: Gods & Kings

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by 2K Greg, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. 2K Greg

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

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    Hey guys, I thought this might be relevant to your interests:



    This 2K Blog post has the details and a bunch of screenshots.

    Full text reproduced here:

    Post here to let me know what you think!
     
  2. flaming_iles

    flaming_iles Chieftain

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    Brilliant news! - thanks 2KGreg :)

    Quickly looking at the new features, it looks like it'll do to civ 5 what BTS did for civ 4.
     
  3. filli_noctus

    filli_noctus Hmmn

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    Great news! The customisable religions particularly intrigues me. I don't suppose there's any chance you're allowed to go into greater detail at this point?

    EDIT: Is that a modern era ranged unit I see in the screenshots...
     
  4. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Chieftain

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    Wow. Everything sounds great! I'm glad they seem to have taken their time to do it right!
     
  5. 2K Greg

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

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    I suggest taking a very close look at the screenshots in the article for your religion question. A picture speaks louder than words after all! ;)

    As for your second question: :mischief:
     
  6. Lachlan

    Lachlan Great Builder of Civs !

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    Wonderful stuff :goodjob:
     
  7. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    Wooooooooooooooooooow.

    Absolutely amazed and flabbergasted. It almost sounds too good to be true! :o :D

    Edit:
    Hey, where are the Zulu? :p
     
  8. bite

    bite Moderator Moderator

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    looks good
     
  9. strhopper

    strhopper Okie

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    EXCITING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :goodjob::band::beer::thanx::high5::trophy:

    Honestly thought DLC was all we were going to get. Not only is this a expansion but sounds like a small evolution too
     
  10. EnDoerner

    EnDoerner Chieftain

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    awesome!!!, thanks for the news... the "enhanced diplomacy" means only the spy system, or also the entire system will be fixed?, for me it is still annoying how easy one falls in disgrace with the AI...
     
  11. filli_noctus

    filli_noctus Hmmn

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    Resolution isn't that great but when zoomed in I can make out founder belief, follower belief, follower belief 2, enhancer belief and bonus belief and a list of SP-like effects. From this I deduce that at certain points (presumably linked to these 'faith points') they can be used to increase the benefits gained from the religion.
    As for espionage, I see the words establishing surveillance, counter intelligence and rigging elections:cool:

    EDIT: I also notice bonus belief says "Byzantines only", add another new civ to the list.
     
  12. killmeplease

    killmeplease Mk Z on Steam

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    awesome!
     
  13. Pieman

    Pieman Chieftain

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    Wow. Just wow... this could potentially be Civ V's Beyond the Sword moment. This has a huge amount of promise and I absolutely cannot wait till I can play it (not that I will be able to until I replace my Jurassic era computer, but I can still dream :p)
     
  14. TheMarshmallowBear

    TheMarshmallowBear Chieftain

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    The moment I noticed the logo I was "wait a sec?"

    And then I literally was going "yeyeyeyeyeyeyeey" like a little girl in a candy store (despite being a 17 yeear old man) I AM SO HAPPY :D I can't wait!!

    The moment I saw the religion i was super happy!

    Espionage! FINALYL! Well, I still want my Apostolic palace! NNINE NEW CIV! Is what really made me happy! I was sure we would be getting less Civ

    And you know what is the besT? SPRING 2012 RELEASe1 OM GOMG OMG OGM I WANT IT WANT IT

    :D SO friggin happy :D
     
  15. Camikaze

    Camikaze Administrator Administrator

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    Awesome news! :D
    Good find!
     
  16. muhtesem insan

    muhtesem insan Amateur Revolutionary

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    This is the best news i got for a long time :) Thanks. Will there be any more patches till the release of expansion.
    will there be new leaders to existing civilizations?
     
  17. Ianwill93

    Ianwill93 Chieftain

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    Yeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  18. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    Is there a chance to pre-order already?

    And another question:
    Does it include already released DLC?
    Because I thnk some people have held off DLC in the hope it'd be released with the expansion pack.
     
  19. dagriggstar

    dagriggstar Chieftain

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    So, the screenshots, I'll run with

    - Terracotta Army
    - Petra
    - University of Sankore
    - Espionage (obvious)
    - New Religion system (don't recognize every symbol). Bottom right see a Celtic UU - Pictish Warrior
    - Rest are leader screens

    :p
     
  20. filli_noctus

    filli_noctus Hmmn

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    Seems unlikely but I wouldn't be suprised if there's a steam special with all DLC and the expansion in the same bundle.
     

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