Guess the New Civs

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Louis XXIV, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. King William I

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    Here are my guesses:

    Sumer (fits with the kings theme iirc and is the first civilization in the world)

    Ethiopia (Africa is underreresented and it fits with religion)

    The Khmer (also fits in with religion)
     
  2. dagriggstar

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    You can't really have "Indonesia" in the game and call it Indonesia imo

    - The territory of both Sri Vijaya and Majapahit at the height of their power was about 50/50 Indonesian and Malaysian in modern day terms
    - We're talking about the height of power being from the 7th century through to 1527 and Indonesia as a modern nation isn't nearly as important as say India or China.
    - Indonesia is the worlds largest Islamic nation in modern times, but these kingdoms we're talking about were Buddhist.
     
  3. Sikandar

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    Bulgars, Hungarians, or Khazars.
     
  4. Nyanko

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    Tibet would, but they should try and keep it within the confines of the Tibetan Empire of the 7th Century rather than the Llamaist state of more recent times.
    To prevent controversy and the like.
     
  5. SammyKhalifa

    SammyKhalifa Deity

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    Yeah, I agree. I was thinking more of the "ancient" Empire like you are.
     
  6. sumodaz

    sumodaz Chieftain

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    Given that they are adding a lot of new WWI era units I think there's a good chance of Austria, possibly Hungary.

    I would like to see Poland in there and Tibet would be interesting too.
     
  7. Heart Break Kid

    Heart Break Kid Warlord

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    :crazyeye: Europeans sure as heck can't complain if they add Austria-Hungary as well as all these other Europeon Civs. Talk about targeting a demograph!
     
  8. That nerdy kid

    That nerdy kid Vampire Slayer Slayer

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    Adding poland would be fun with Austria, then we could go about destroying it!
     
  9. fuzzatron717

    fuzzatron717 Holy Warrior

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    The last three civ's I think are going to most likely Zulu under Shaka. The Hittites under?, and finally for the last I have no clue most likely Moors as I have heard now possible Georgia (not the us state the country has rich history). You know what be cool Canada we have done many great thing's but some of you americans may get offended but i mean no offence. Like defeating the U.S and burning down the white house. With out Canadian particapation in both world wars they both be extended quite awhile longer or possibly lost. (Execpt the U.S in the pacific I give you that one and atomic bombs), and Canadians invented many modern day device's ex: Key frame animation, the telephone yes canadian, snowblower, gasmask, I just learned this basketball, insulin, kerosene, garbage bag, and egg carton, and many more I could go on forever,etc. Now for units the avro arrow one of the first advanced jet fighters, the joint task force 2 (JTF2) I guess would be a whole new unit of one the new 27 GUESSING of the 27. leader William Lyon Mackenzie King, or Pierre Trudeau. Special Abillity would be Double oil quatity and maybe 25% bonus in tundra and snow. So I think Canada should be a civ. P.S we do not live in igloo's nor hunt polar bear's or have dog sleds that's the inuit in far far far far far far far north canada like nunavut.
     
  10. j51

    j51 Blue Star Cadet

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    Oh man, even The Walrus admits that it was British soldiers fresh from the Peninsular War. :rolleyes:
     
  11. j51

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    Sorry, I meant my previous post to be sarcastic. I should have indicated that better.

    Obviously these concepts are mostly distinct. Nothing is cut an dried, but I still think that Indonesia is an inappropriate choice. To broaden it from individual empires to cultures I would say use the Javanese (which includes Majapahit, Kediri, Singhasari, etc.), or the Malay (Srivijaya, Sultanate of Malacca, etc.).

    Yes India is in the game, but "India" as a name dates back to the ancient Greeks. It would be neat to have distinct north and south Indian civs, but while you could use say the Tamil for a southern civ or even widen it to the Dravidian, what would you call the northern one? The Magadhan? It was the center of power for the north during most of the pre-Islamic period. That's why "Indian" works. It's an historical term and it encompasses the whole of the diverse sub-continental civilization. The Indian civ in the game is a wide one similar to the Polynesian, Greek, Celtic, or even German.
     
  12. Rex_Mundi

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    If they introduced a mechanic so that major civs that did not spawn, could spaws as city states, then it would be possible.
    To do so would however require quite a bit of work, picking what cities in each civs city list could spawn as a city state and what type.

    I do not think they did this however, and I agree with you that it is highly unlikely for this expantion.
     
  13. TheMarshmallowBear

    TheMarshmallowBear Benelovent Chieftain of the BearKingdom

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    I actually would love something ala Minor Civs like in Civ 4 (The mod). Would be fun that you'd have to research a tech that would unlock construction of Settlers.
     
  14. fuzzatron717

    fuzzatron717 Holy Warrior

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    Canada, eh
    ok so i exgerated on the burning, but we still beat the americans.:p
     
  15. Civciv5

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    Tibet would be an interesting choice.
    With Tibet I mean Greater Tibet,the territory of the Tibetan Empire.
    Songtsen Gampo or Lobsang Gyatso would be great leaders or if they per se want a woman,they can take Empress Khri ma lod.
     
  16. Gucumatz

    Gucumatz JS, secretly Rod Serling

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    I agree. As long as we get the Tibet of the 700s would be very cool. And that would mean no ridicilous warrior monks or anything like that. It was a powerful empire that invaded the Tang Chinese several times.
     
  17. True_Candyman

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    India isn't a civilisation. It is a subcontinent and a nation state. Your definition of India would include pakistan, and if you asked the devs whether or not india in game represents pakistan they would likely run away.

    Also better india civs:
    Marathan
    Mughal
    Maurya

    The India in this game makes about as much sense as calling it the deccan plateau, from a history point of view at least.
     
  18. TImithius

    TImithius Chieftain

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    I am sorry to say but no. When you burned down the White House you were a British colony, tell me if I am wrong but you still revere the queen as your monarch. The telephone was invented by a Scottish inventor in America. The world economy relies on the partly on the United States. Not to mention we invented the automobile, airplane, and light bulb (there is much more than that). We also invented major new music forms such as Jazz and Rock and Roll. How could you say Canada beats America
     
  19. leif erikson

    leif erikson Game of the Month Fanatic Administrator Supporter GOTM Staff

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  20. Beefie

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    I like the sound of the Khmer and Ethiopia to fit in with religion, and Ethiopia helping to represent Africa. Maybe the Moors as the remaining civ, or another native american group such as the Apache?

    As others have said before, I think they'll keep Shaka and the Zulus for future dlc.
     

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