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Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Civrules, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    Jecrell Ruled: Civ3 - Civ5

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    weakciv Chieftain

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    :bounce: :woohoo:
    You rock.
     
  4. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    In summary, it goes over every Unique Unit’s characteristic (all 18 of them), all of the United Nations’ Resolutions, Spies, Difficulty Levels, a little Diplomacy info, the Hall of Fame screen, and Map Sizes & Allowed Civilizations.

    My personal favorite is the log of events/combat events!!!
     
  5. oxonian2001

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    What does it mean when you say that a unit has "1-2 First Strikes"? Is there a chance during combat that we get the "extra" first strike, or what?
     
  6. IroquoisPlisken

    IroquoisPlisken Brigadier Idiot

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    Awesome! Thanks, Civrules. :goodjob:

    One thing I noticed, though:

    is that supposed to be such a strange number?

    EDIT: Yeah, I guess so. Lots of units have strange numbers like that.
     
  7. Stuie

    Stuie Laudir Agus Mir

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    I think that is "Special ability number one: Two first strikes."
     
  8. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    Nah, that's a mistake. It is actually 35 hammers. I'll ask TF to fix it for me. :) Thanks for pointing it out.
    [EDIT] There's one or two more incorrect hammer #s...
    Keshik 50 Hammers.
    Skirmisher 25 Hammers.
    Fast worker 60 Hammers.
    @ oxonian2001 - That should be correct.
     
  9. darkdude

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    Great info :goodjob:

    The Ceasefire sounds like it could be exploited to switch units quickly across the world unless I'm mistaken about the exact mechanism.
     
  10. dpaajones

    dpaajones Industrious

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    I've spotted "Shields" being used on that article... ;)

    Great stuff though. The Navy Seals look amazing. :)
     
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    :eek: the panzer sounds awesome, effectively strength 42 against armored units.
     
  12. Civrules

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    Well, I've been playing Civ3 for a few years as opposed to Civ4. The "Shield" usage hasn't completely gone away...
    But it will. :D
     
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    BTW, interesting to see no one is mentioning anything regarding the no Civ limit rule, even on a Duel-sized map. :mischief:
     
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    Heh, sounds like a nightmare to me actually, but maybe I'll give it a shot :)
     
  16. Raggamuffin

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    Hey Civrules, thanks for this excellent sum up!

    Do you know which of the nine difficulty levels that gives no production or other bonuses to nor the player or computer?
     
  17. Stuie

    Stuie Laudir Agus Mir

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    Speaking of map size - is there no custom option?
     
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    The Praetorians and the Navy Seals seem like great units! After my first game as Rome I think game number 2 is going to have to be America.....
     
  19. Raggamuffin

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    Didn't you read it?

    "map sizes are Duel, Tiny, Small, Standard, Large, Huge and of course, Random!"
     
  20. darkdude

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    According to a preview, 'Noble' is the no-bonus level.
     

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