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Trade

Discussion in 'CivRev - Strategy & Tips' started by Knepher, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Knepher

    Knepher Chieftain

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    Ok, i know its a nub question, but i didnt find it in the civiclopedia and in the internet so.. What is Trade? I mean, what does it do to your cities?

    Many thanks :)
     
  2. ydejin

    ydejin Chieftain

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    Trade is used to generate science or gold depending on how you have your city set. On the XBox, hitting the "Y" button in the City Screen toggles whether a city is producing science or gold.

    Each type of terrain produces a given amount of trade, just like it produces a given amount of food (apples) or production (hammers). Generally sea tiles produce 2 trade units and most land tiles produce no trade units. Those trade units can be converted to gold or science depending on the toggle described in the previous paragraph.
     

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