Is Civ6 for me?

drhirsch

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Hi there,

I am a long time Civ 4 player, usually playing at Immortal, sometimes trying deity.
I tried Civ5 several times, but it just didn't cut it. I think it's just stupid (my personal opinion).

Is there a chance I will have fun with Civ6 or is it just another Civ5?
 

rah

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Maybe for one game but then you will find it tedious.
 

Tatran

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Civ 6 in its current state is a mess, so you will probably won't like it.
The 'let's play civ 6' by Absolute_Zero will show you why.
Stuff I don't like in civ 6 : 1 upt (traffic jams), selling units for gold, forest chopping in foreign lands, using unit production bonus policy cards to get max production overflow from chopping into buildings/wonders, diplomacy + agendas, movement point costs, infinite city spamming (distance between cities should at least be 4 tiles, not 3 as it was in civ 5), lack of roads.
 

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Not right now, depending on what u like about IV and dislike about V, possibly not ever :( Call back after the games first patch, there's a lot of thing they could tweak to make it more worthwhile...
 

drhirsch

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The Let's Play by AbsoluteZero was quite revealing. Thank you for suggestions. I will stay away for a while, until it's fixed.
 

georgjorge

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Not right now, depending on what u like about IV and dislike about V, possibly not ever :( Call back after the games first patch, there's a lot of thing they could tweak to make it more worthwhile...

So you mean...right now (first patch arrived today)? ;)

Not holding my breath for such an early patch to fix the AI though. They got rid of selling units for gold completely.

Regarding OP, if you found V stupid chances are you might find VI stupid as well. But it really depends on what you like about IV and dislike about V in particular. I love IV but have managed to find quite some enjoyment with VI so far (with a couple of AI mods).
 

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If you've played Civ 4 for as long as I have, then you'll probably hate it. I dabbled in Civ 5 a bit, but couldn't stand it. Civ 6 just felt like a continuation of Civ 5 and left behind the things that made Civ 4 as good as it is.

Some of these may be in Civ 5, I can't tell you since I didn't bother playing that game too far:

Not even talking about the bugs and abuses in the game, I don't like the idea of purchasing tiles to expand your territory. Purchase from whom, exactly? For what gold, from where?

I also like the playback at the end of the game to see how myself and the world progressed during the game - not in Civ 6! Another absent feature, as is any sort of global view in the game, that I could find.

Then city-states never appealed to me at all. I'd rather just turn barbarians up to max in Civ 4 to achieve the same basic affect.

Units don't stack... or at least not in any of the games/settings I was playing in. My massive armies needed to fit side-by-side on each tile.

I also found it too easy on normal settings. Even in Civ 4, I do have games that turn out to be "false starts" where I end up getting clobbered before I can progress too far, or behind the 8 ball for most of the game. But my first time into Civ 6 and I was just sailing through it.
 

rah

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The comments about how easy VI is at the higher levels disappoints me the most. It reflect poorly on the game and the AI.
 

rah

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I beat V on deity the first time I played it too. And I had no clue of the rules.
 

William Walter

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I am more addicted to Civ IV than Civ VI, though Civ VI is much improved, less fun left for me to play it to the end. Because I don't have a very specific purpuse any more. So many choices you have to consider. There is so much uncertainty. And the interface still has room to be improved, like I want units to be shown manually according to their types, and I want to see the whole world on a sphere. But once when I am in Civ IV, I know I should expand my territory as soon as possible, then inhance my productivity and fiscal revenue. You can quickly have a blueprint for your empire, and you can't wait to see it to be realized. That's why I still prefer Civ IV the most.
 

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orasis

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VI is far superior to V and imo will probably be the best in the series in the next few years with the 'you know it's coming' expansions.
 

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Don't take orasis too serious. He was probably looking for some attention. Just like...well I can't use that word here otherwise I'm getting into trouble.
 

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So any Civ 4 folk have anything more to say about VI? It's been some time since the game came out; have patches come out that have addressed any of the issues anyone had?
 
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