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Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by ori, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. Browd

    Browd Dilettante Administrator

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    Most likely the Tradition policy Oligarchy, pursuant to which "Garrisoned units cost no maintenance and cities with a garrison gain +50% :c5rangedstrength: Ranged Combat Strength." Per unit maintenance costs rise as the game moves along, making the late-game Oligarchy savings all the more substantial.
     
  2. Herocrafter

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    Yes, how'd I miss that. Gave it thought but dismissed as an early game gold saving perk, oh how wrong I was. Thanks for taking the time away from the college bowl games to reply!
     
  3. catalin72

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    I have a question about experience of units.How can see exactly the experience of a unit(28,36,45 examples)? In Civ IV is very simple,the level of a unit,experience,next level are shown.
     
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    @catalin72, if you mouse-over the experience bar of one your units, there will be a pop showing level, current experience, and experience needed for the next level.
     
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    Thank you,I see now,a blue line.
     
  6. mrjacksplat

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    First time with Gods and Kings so if I use a Missionary on a city state can it eventually totally change over to my religeon and give me all the benefits that one of my cities do?
     
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    Not all of the benefits. Any benefits that accrue only to the city in which the religion appears will accrue only to the CS itself. Any benefits (like certain founder beliefs) that give the religion founder benefits from followers of your religion in foreign cities (or in CS cities specifically) will accrue to you. So, what you get depends on what beliefs you have, and the results vary by specific beliefs.
     
  8. mrjacksplat

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    Thank you so much
     
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    PROMOTIONS !! Okay I've been promoting my archers and crossbows up the wazoo...lol I select the "cover from attacks" anyway HOW LONG til I get the OPTION to shoot twice???? I'm on turn 155 and I want it bad..
    Is there a particular order to get that? Or just more experience and if so how much..signed Frustrated!
     
  11. Browd

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    You are looking for the Logistics promotion, which for archers, xbows, etc. is available after you have either of the following:

    Accuracy III
    Barrage III

    Typically players will beeline down either the Accuracy or Barrage path. Bouncing around to take both sets of promotions, or choosing Cover and Medic promotions, will just make it take longer to get to Logistics. The utility of March (available after Accuracy II or Barrage II) is debatable, since it does allow a ranged unit to remain in combat a bit longer before retreating to heal, thereby accumulating more XP before pausing to heal, but it also drives up the cost (and time) to get Logistics.
     
  12. mrjacksplat

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    So I just Save the promotions?? I didn't know you could do that!
     
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    No, you don't save promotions. Just don't take the wrong promotions. If you want Logistics for an Archer, for example, beeline your promotions -- e.g., first take Accuracy I, then Accuracy II, then Accuracy III, and then Logistics -- 4 promotions.

    If you don't care how long it takes to get to Logistics, feel free to wander aimlessly around the promotion tree -- first taking Accuracy I, then Barrage I, then Accuracy II, then Barrage II, then Cover I, then March (at this point, you're at 6 promotions and counting) -- churning through massive amounts of XP (without -- in this example -- getting around to taking one of the two promotions that unlocks Logistics).
     
  14. BlackWizard

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    Yes but you can save promotions if you select it from advanced options
     
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    Saving promotions is irrelevant to his question. First, saving promotions doesn't earn you XP any faster, so you always need the same amount of XP to get to Logistics, whether you save promotions or not.

    Second, you can save all the promotions you like, but if you select the wrong promotions when you do select promotions, you still won't get to Logistics.
     
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    Hi guys

    I'm new to the Civ world and I love it. I just have one question because I can't build atomic bombs. I researched everything and have the manhatten project. (it was a wonder, right?) and I see it on the map. Atomic bombs os still greyed out and it sais I have to build the manhatten project which I already have... it bothers me.
     

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