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Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Civrules, Oct 29, 2005.

  1. Danil

    Danil Chieftain

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    what do you do with workers when it seems that pretty much all the tiles you're going to work are improved? it happens to me in about renaissance era
     
  2. SamSniped

    SamSniped DJ Goodboye

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    No, unfortunately.

    Either destroy them, build railroads everywhere, or have them rest. Usually the second :p
     
  3. bestbrian

    bestbrian Just this guy, ya know?

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    You can set a city to produce Wealth. I believe that option comes in with Currency.
     
  4. Danil

    Danil Chieftain

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    SamSniped, i see
    it's kinda hard for me to understand how does this commerce/gold thing work.
    so all the commerce from tiles goes to research, right? and gold comes only from shrines and trade routes? am i right?
     
  5. SamSniped

    SamSniped DJ Goodboye

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    The sliders are what use the commerce points, and the sliders are the same for each city. I f you change one, they all change. However, as bestbrian said, you can convert all hammers to gold after researching currency.
     
  6. Danil

    Danil Chieftain

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    ow i didn't even think about that
    i actually never knew how to use it properly
     
  7. Mec AntiKythera

    Mec AntiKythera King

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    No, that's not quite right. All commerce, either from tiles, trade routes or the palace, go through the slider to become either wealth (gold), science (beakers), or culture. There are several sources of gold, including shrines. Perhaps the link in my sig could help clear things up for you.
     
  8. charity

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    In the Instructions for Beyond the Sword, they list 2 mods that were created by players; "Rhye's and fall of Civilizations" and "Fall from Heaven". I do not have the files for these on my computer. Where do I find them? Thank You!
     
  9. God-Emperor

    God-Emperor Deity

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    Planetfall.
     
  10. Blitzen69

    Blitzen69 Chieftain

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    Hi, I had one question. I don't know how easy of a question this is to anwser but... My question was on downloading maps from the civ fanatics form, and how I could transfer them to my Civ IV game, and play them on a hotseat via multi-player game.
     
  11. s.bernbaum

    s.bernbaum Mostly lurking

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    Put them to sleep until you need them again. Always remember that there are civs and techs that may optimize a change in tile use. For example: In my current game, I recently teched biology, which increased the food yield of farms, and communism, which allowed me to switch to State Property increasing the food yield of workshops and watermills (among other benefits). As a result, my workers are now all awake and running around to selected farms, changing them to workshops and watermills.
     
  12. s.bernbaum

    s.bernbaum Mostly lurking

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    There are three places to find mods.
    1. Select Advanced from the main menu and then Play A Mod.
    2. Select Single Player and then Play A Scenario.
    3. Select Single Player and then Beyond The Sword Content.

    Many mods appear in all three places. Some only appear in one of the three.
     
  13. PlutonianEmpire

    PlutonianEmpire Socially Awkward Goofball

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  14. Jake Blues

    Jake Blues Chieftain

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    I've seen "whipping" refereced several times. What does that mean?
     
  15. Abegweit

    Abegweit Anarchist trader

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    It refers to the Slavery civic. In general, it means killing off one or more people in exchange for hammers to build stuff. Not to say that this has anything to do with the way that slavery actually worked.

    Edit: in the game, the killing makes one of your citizens unhappy.
     
  16. Jake Blues

    Jake Blues Chieftain

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    Ok, so it's the equivilent of rushing production using gold?
     
  17. Abegweit

    Abegweit Anarchist trader

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    Close. It's about rushing production using citizens.

    Edit: maybe that's what you meant.
     
  18. Lord Parkin

    Lord Parkin aka emperor

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    Same idea, except it uses population instead of gold and adds temporary unhappiness. On normal speed 1 whipped population corresponds to 30 base hammers. So, for instance, whipping 2 population in a city with a Forge yields 75 hammers (and 1 unhappy face for 10 turns).
     
  19. Jake Blues

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    Ok, that's pretty clear.

    I've played this game for years, but always on the easier settings. Now I'm starting to up the difficulty and I know I can't cruise my way to an easy Domination win anymore. This thread and this forum have made me a much better player.

    Thanks to all.
     
  20. Darth Fred

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    Thank you. Looks like I have some math to do...
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