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What if the game is awful?

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by The Omega, Oct 10, 2005.

  1. The Omega

    The Omega Completely Insane

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    With all teh pre-release excitement going on, only a few people seem to think that anything could possibly be wrong with it. But, what if the games bad? What if it makes people look away in shame, and causes wailing and gnashing of teeth? Then what are you going to do? (Other than burn down Sid's house, of course.;) )
     
  2. Red Door

    Red Door Man of Mayhem

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    You know, I would play it anyway because it is probably addicting like every other Civ game was.
    But an awful game could mean the end to Civ.
     
  3. Sub

    Sub in omnia paratus

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    I trust the beta testers. If they say the game is good, I believe them.
     
  4. Gr3yL3gion

    Gr3yL3gion Voice of Madness

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    I'll use the cd as a cup holder.
     
  5. Carver

    Carver King

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    With all the play testing there is very little chance that the game could be awful. Will it be as addicting as SMAC? We will soon see.
     
  6. Trogg

    Trogg Spiritual Entity

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    Well I think that it will probably be good but it looks like it will be a lot different from previous civ's
     
  7. warpstorm

    warpstorm Yumbo? Yumbo!

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    Put it on the pile of other bad games.
     
  8. Dida

    Dida YHWH

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    I really don't think Civ4 will be all that bad. It surely has fell short of my expectations, but that's okay.
     
  9. Willowmound

    Willowmound Wordbug

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    That is one question I will not bother tormenting my brain with. The odds against it are huge. I have enough worries as it is, thank you!
     
  10. Jaybe

    Jaybe civus fanaticus Supporter

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    But, what if the game is really great?
    OMFG, What would all the naysayers do? They would be limited to saying that the game is bad because -- they don't LIKE it!!

    I've already got a dumb-*ss game. It's called Rise of Nations.
     
  11. Jonesie85two

    Jonesie85two Chieftain

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    my thoughts are simple, civ3 was pretty much as good as *they* were willing to go. I believe that modding capability is the prime reason the game has thrived for so long, but anyway... what could they put in civ4 that they couldn't put in a set of civ3 game patches & updates!? I admit that i'll probably buy it when its &#163;5.99 in the shops. but i dont think that its going to be an instant fab, so to speak. Personally, i'll probably buy it, play one game and say... i could mod those functions to be better........... and then spend weeks civing through forums like this fine forum, trying to get the game to exactly what i want it to be. Like i've been trying to do with civ3 ever since it was released. even now, i'm trying to make it 'the perfect civing' just as civ4 is being released. I hope its worth the money & i hope its worth the excitment.
     
  12. Drakan

    Drakan Voluntas Omnia Vincit

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    The Omega: we know your true name, your address and your pet's name. Soon you will hear from us ... :p
     
  13. eddie_verdde

    eddie_verdde Warlord

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  14. Shigga

    Shigga Shiggadelic Baby! :)

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    I will write a really, really ugly letter to Firaxis' PR office, stating how long I am a faithfull civ player, how upset I am with how the new game turned out to be and that I want recompense. Then I will sell my original on eBay.
    2 Month later I will probably write another letter to the PR office thanking them over and over again that I got my rl back and a happy relationship because their game sucked. :D
     
  15. GeneralX

    GeneralX Warlord

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    I think I will mod it until it is a shaddow of its former self. :evil:
     
  16. Superkrest

    Superkrest Hero of the Soviet Union

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    originally i was bumbed out that my current system would not handle the new game...but becuase of questions like this...im actually happy..i get to here first hand from all of you before i go a spend 50 dollars..but im sure that like all other CIV'ish games(call to power, smac, civ1,2,3) im sure i will play them..and be addicted ...despite any short comings.
     
  17. Deathwalker

    Deathwalker Warlord

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    Just so long as it does not play like moo3, I'll play it through
     
  18. Kayak

    Kayak Partisan

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    Yeah it's a big pile isn't it?
    I'll Just leave it to collect dust and hope everyone else turns back to Civ3.:sad:
     
  19. Sullla

    Sullla Patrician Roman Dictator

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    A lot. ;)

    Try reading through the latest preview from Apolyton if you don't believe me. :)
     
  20. TerraHero

    TerraHero Terranigma Guru

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    i would probably resort to the rest of my "want to get real bad" list o' games.

    They cant all suck...can they? :mischief:
     

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