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What speed do you enjoy playing most?

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by jpinard, Jul 28, 2007.

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What speed do you enjoy playing most?

  1. Quick

    14 vote(s)
    4.0%
  2. Normal

    85 vote(s)
    24.6%
  3. Epic

    131 vote(s)
    37.9%
  4. Marathon

    114 vote(s)
    32.9%
  5. Modded speed (please describe in post)

    2 vote(s)
    0.6%
  1. Osama Bin Davis

    Osama Bin Davis Warlord

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    Canberra, Australia
    I am with you. I think the early stages arent long enough. Id like to see maybe double or triple the game length of marathon, I like to take my time and enjoy periods of technology rather than zooming past certain areas.
     
  2. Seras

    Seras BuildingMonger

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    Marathon. i like being able to build up an army and actually use it before it goes obsolete. Marathon also allows for more pronounced eras which i enjoy. ..with faster speeds there's entires branches of units that come and go without ever being built

    i tried epic but find the tech rate is too fast while the building rate is too slow(relatively).
     
  3. Craterus22

    Craterus22 King

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    I enjoy quick tiny maps with 34 civs... quick seems to spread out the wonders to more civs...
     
  4. JBConquests

    JBConquests Prince

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    Location:
    North Dakota, US
    It must be nice (or sad depending on your viewpoint) to have so much spare time on your hands.

    I play with quick games the most often mainly because having kids, stressful job, kids activities, etc... I just don't have the time I used to have to play games. I did play a game on Marathon (Huge) about a month ago and it took me approximately 3-4 full weeks to finish. That is much too long a period of time to play a single map in civ.

    Though, if time weren't such a factor for me, I would probably play Epic/Marathon most often.
     
  5. Permanganate

    Permanganate Chieftain

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    Aug 24, 2007
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    I like Huge+ maps with max civs, so I can't tolerate anything slower than Normal. Last time I tried Marathon, it was just so booooooring. I was taking over entire continents and thinking "damn, now there are even more continents to grab, and hundreds of units to build and move, and it's only the middle ages....zzzzz...."
     

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