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What are the known starting biases for all Civs?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Ookamikun, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. Ookamikun

    Ookamikun Chieftain

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    I don't think I've seen a post that lists the biases. Let's include DLC and G&K Civs too.

    All I know is that Hiawatha starts at Forest tiles and Boudica starts at Jungle/Forest tiles.
     
  2. trexeric

    trexeric (or backwards 'cirexert')

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    Polynesia has water. That's all I know.
     
  3. pxpdoo

    pxpdoo Ninja Burger Fry Cook

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    Egypt has Desert / Flood Plains / River (the Nile);
    Iriquois has Forest / Plains;

    That's all I know off the top of my head, I always hit Disable Start Bias... :crazyeye:
     
  4. skintmark

    skintmark Chieftain

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    Inca starts hills
     
  5. Lose

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    you know that really cripples a lot of civs? just set it to default for better gameplay.
     
  6. robal1991

    robal1991 Warlord

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    From Civ5CoreDatabase.db and CIV5Civilizations_Expansion.xml:

    along ocean: England, Ottomans
    along river: america
    avoid forest: Egypt, Siam
    avoid jungle: Egypt
    avoid tundra: songhai
    priority desert: arabia
    priority jungle: aztec
    priority grass: india
    priority tundra: russia
    priority forest: iroquios


    DLCs + expansion:
    priority plains: mongol
    along ocean: denmark, spain, polynesia, carthage
    priority hills: inca
    priority forest: celts
    priority grass: netherlands


    :)
     
  7. FeiLing

    FeiLing Deity

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    why would america have a river start bias?
     
  8. JamesCivFan

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    Exactly my question too. I think they patched something about America's starting bias in an old patch.
     
  9. Jabberwockxeno

    Jabberwockxeno Prince

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    From the thread about the maya.


    Apparently, they have no bias.
     
  10. FeiLing

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    To answer my own question:

    This is an example text in the XML, not actual code. So robal or whomever he had this information from probably wrongly thought this was an actual start bias.

    America has no start bias!
     
  11. Aramel

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    I think I remember hearing that America had an ability that gave bonuses to rivers at some point in development but it was changed before release. Only they forgot to remove the start bias for rivers before the game was launched. They patched it out at some point but it's still left in there as a comment.
     
  12. robal1991

    robal1991 Warlord

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    Yes you are right guyz, America's code segment is commented so it is not actual code. America has no starting bias :) I'm sorry my fault! :D
     
  13. Ookamikun

    Ookamikun Chieftain

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    Also in my few attempts with Netherlands, they start near luxury resources.
     

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