What Victory condition do you like the most?

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Danicela, Apr 19, 2006.

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What is "the best/the most played" victory condition?

  1. Conquest (Destroy all the others)

    19.4%
  2. Domination/Territory (most of % territory and population)

    27.8%
  3. Score/Time (End to 2030/2050 and the biggest score wins)

    8.3%
  4. Space (The first who goes to Alpha Centuri)

    15.7%
  5. Cultural (3 cities of 50 000 culture)

    17.6%
  6. Diplomacy (Election/Vote at the United Nations/UNO)

    11.1%
  1. Danicela

    Danicela Prince

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    I'm wondering what victory condition can be considered as "the best" and as the "most played", I think I know for my own, but I want to have the opinion of other players..
     
  2. Lockesdonkey

    Lockesdonkey Liberal Jihadist

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    I personally loathe the domination/conquest ones, and I'm too impatient for Time and Culture victories. I would like to be able to win a Diplo victory, but it seems that that now also requires military force to win--something I do not like. So I tend to Space Race victory.
     
  3. jimbob27

    jimbob27 Emperor

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    I like conquest and domination. Nothing better than kicking the poo out of everyone for the whole of history :D
     
  4. Legio X

    Legio X Chieftain

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    I need to have the ability to think slowly and tactful in order for me to play a game. If there is a lot of war going on you can be sure that I get freaked out, way to defensive and loose my grounds. Hence we can conclude that my best victory condition is cultural. It gives me an opportunity to relax, and play the game in quiet without being distracted. ;)
     
  5. atreas

    atreas King

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    I am a very "traditional" man: I never got it well with all these new victory types that appeared during the newer versions of civ. Stuck in civ1 times, I still enable in my games only conquest (for me) and space race (for AI). If they manage to send the rocket they win - otherwise ...
     
  6. ybbor

    ybbor Will not change his avata

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    well, domination and conquest is [ithe coolest[/i] but my games usually lack direction and I just try to stay ahead in the tech game. Then the modern era sneaks up on me and I figure, hey, I've got 175 turns before historogrpah kicks in, let's build a spaceship. And wha-la.

    Spaceship: the unfocused victory
    for the unfocused player
     
  7. Danicela

    Danicela Prince

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    As I see, my favorite Conquest is not at the top as I thought, although this is "THE" mode.
     
  8. The Tyrant

    The Tyrant Prince

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    I agree. I prefer conquest victories (warmongerer at heart), but as I often forget to click domination off, I'll frequently end up winning by domination long before I expected the game to be over. "Domination?! I thought I had disabled that one. What? The game is over? Already?"
     
  9. JJP

    JJP Great Player

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    Conquest is my favorite.
     
  10. Sobsob

    Sobsob Warlord

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    I have started turning domanation off as it seems to be the only way I ever seem to win.
     
  11. senwiz

    senwiz Prince

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    I ahve played them all, at this point. LOL I prefer the Diplomatic victory, but...I have been known to dominate now and again. ;)
     
  12. Ukas

    Ukas Pthooey of Tomainia

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    You forgot the "do as good as you can before the game starts to crash" victory condition, which I play all the time
     
  13. Danicela

    Danicela Prince

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    Is this a joke or a real victory condition ? I never heard of.
    Can you give a proof ?
     
  14. GIDS888

    GIDS888 King

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    Ukas! the 1.61 patch is out! Feel the thrill of a UN victory! Swoon at the joy of a Domination victory!

    I love conquest, but my heart beats proudest when they elect me UN Secretary-General, oh yes!
     
  15. Bongo-Bongo

    Bongo-Bongo The Master

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    Personally, I like the cultural victory. My strategies usually suit this method best. Diplomatic is too anti-climactic to be interesting and enoyable.
     
  16. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Conquest, unless I've forgotten to turn off Domination victories again... :mad:
     
  17. Zombie69

    Zombie69 Emperor

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    Anything but conquest and domination i wouldn't even consider as a win, but rather as a failure to achieve one of these. I prefer domination because it cuts down on the useless last part where you just need to finish off everyone mindlessly when you already know you've got the game in hand.



    Edit : typo.
     
  18. The-Hawk

    The-Hawk Old Original Geezer

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    Hmmm..... Domination? Conquest? Domination? Conquest?

    I like them both, tend to play for domination more (same reason as Zombie69). I also think domination is more challenging on large maps at higher levels.

    However, unlike the pure warmongers, for some reason, I also enjoy cultural. So, for me:

    Domination - the best :goodjob:
    Conquest - damn good fun :D
    Culture - best of the rest :)
    Spacerace - ummm... OK.... :rolleyes:
    Diplo - never done it. :ack:
    Score/Time victory - is really a loss. :cringe:
     
  19. Lockesdonkey

    Lockesdonkey Liberal Jihadist

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    Tsk, tsk. Such violent-hearted people. Is this a game, or a method to express your secret desire to commit mass murder?
     
  20. Kalleyao

    Kalleyao Prince

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    It's not as easy as you think. Look at the HoF. Only two games by Shadowsongin Deity and no submissions until prince. :crazyeye:
     

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