Yes - CIV V is "Like watching paint dry..." Amazon reviews. 476 Reviews 5 star: (67) 4 star: (53) 3 star: (47) 2 star: (89) 1 star: (220) This game is clearly broken. Period. No more discussion needed. However very important discussion has to be started. How the marketing machine works these days and on which side is the civfanatics.com ? On ours - the members of comunity or is it just a part of the marketing machine. I remmeber posting plenty of request to build up a pressure on developpers to issue prelease demo of the game. I was accused of being troll. Instead we had such topics - "where to preorder" - "why the most expensive version is the cooles" - sticked to the top of the forum. I remmeber posting how ugly are the rivers and all graphics bugs whilst to the top of the forum we had a topic pinned "the graphics - the way it is meant to be played". We had plenty of posts of surprised people complaining how bad is the game whilst on the main page of the civfanatics portal we had a headline about lemmy and his full of compliments game narration. So who do you represent guys ? Below is part of a user's review from amazon of which I borrowed the title of my post. "Professional reviews. Why did every professional game review outlet give Civ 5 high marks. 9/10. A+. Really? Every review I've seen has been the same. "It has hexes!" "It has city-states!" "One unit per tile!" "Ranged combat!" "Beautiful graphics!" I even saw reviews gushing over how cool the opening sequence was (you know, the one you can't skip). "