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Sid Meier's Civilization IV Prerelease Information

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Civrules, Dec 6, 2004.

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  1. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    EDIT:
    I’ve clearly overestimated the amount of information I could fit. I did a test to see how much information bits I can fit in the threads I’ve got, and it shows that it is not nearly enough (only about 78 bullet points on both posts, when in the coming months it could be much longer). Currently on the first post, I've got close to 13k characters already.
    Sure, it will take time to fill up what I’ve got now, but when I hit the limit of 30k (for the two posts), I’m going to be in trouble.
    So better fix the problem earlier than later. I’ll put up a new thread, but this time the only difference will be that you would not post in it (because I'm not sure how many posts I'll need in the coming months). Either way, blame goes on me, not the people who posted here. ;)
    So, click here for the new thread, just make sure you don't post. Other than that, everything else is perfectly normal, and no other changes will be made.
     
  2. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    RESERVED for future updates.
     
  3. Tomoyo

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    :cry:

    Rest of it sounds good. Thanks for putting this together! :goodjob:

    EDIT: Sorry if this post intrudes.
     
  4. Black_Hole

    Black_Hole Chieftain

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    Thanks for putting this all together, I greatly am looking forward to all of these new features, especially the built in multiplayer, hopefully it wont be as laggy as it is now.
     
  5. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    Nope. :)
    I only needed one extra post (the reserved one).
     
  6. wilbill

    wilbill That Old Time Religion

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    Thanks for the info, Civrules. If the "river trade" connection is correct, it not only makes sense, but sounds like it should work well.

    @ Tomoyo - so we lose "spearman defeats tank"? I'm sure there will be something equally annoying for folks to whine about. Dare we hope for "religious flips" to replace culture flips?
     
  7. Blackbird_SR-71

    Blackbird_SR-71 Spying from 85,000 ft

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    awesome. love all the features in Civilization IV. i like the idea about contamination, rebellion, and corruption
     
  8. denyd

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    This sounds a bit like the Shogun unit. Able to grow and become more powerful as new techniques and abilities are discovered/earned.

    I'd be a little disappointed, if you could use an opponents roads/railroads to capture a city deep in an enemies core without having to deal with the border defenses.

    I hope they don't make impossible for a group of cavalry units to defeat an infantry unit simply because they are from different eras.

    I'm also wondering how a communist government with a buddhist city would relate.

    :hatsoff: to the each nation having a unique military
     
  9. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    Basically this means that the military plan for CivIV seems to be more flexible with much more options. :)
     
  10. Blackbird_SR-71

    Blackbird_SR-71 Spying from 85,000 ft

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    you said that Atari will publish Civilization IV. but Atari/Infogrames sold the license for Civilization IV. or do you mean they will publish this last game but will be paying a royaltee to the other company?
     
  11. AA-battery

    AA-battery Going and going...

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    I still wonder if I should get conquests or Civ4? :undecide:
     
  12. Blackbird_SR-71

    Blackbird_SR-71 Spying from 85,000 ft

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    get Conquest. You will have at least a year to play that and all the wonderful mods. stop missing out. Civ4 will come at Christmas time probably (*bets a waiter ten dollar*). stop missing out and get Conquest.
     
  13. rbis4rbb

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    I don't like using enemies roads, at least just "You can use enemies roads"
     
  14. Tomoyo

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    I think with that feature, we can't just road and rail every tile in sight. ;)
     
  15. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    Well, here it says that Atari will be publishing it in 2005. Remember that Atari still has the right to publish Civ games until sometime late in 2005 (even though it sold the franchise).

     
  16. Thunderfall

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    Actually, Atari won't be publishing Civ4. See the Homeland Fed quote from the sale of Civ franchise news:

    http://www.civfanatics.com/news2/comments.php?id=196

     
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    I'm suspicious. I hope they don't ruin the structure with these new additions. It's all starting to seem like a TBS SimCity to me...
     
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    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/A...12/sr=2-3/ref=pd_ka_b_2_3/002-2637115-1322441


    I rather liked that feature. :(

    I shall be intrested to hear more detailed information on this as it sounds good.



    Very good news. :goodjob:
     
  20. AA-battery

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    It's about time they did something about that :spear: PROBLEM! [pissed]
     
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