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WTF Maria? AI votes for my Ideology

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by b7fanatix, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. b7fanatix

    b7fanatix Warlord

    Jun 20, 2013
    Can't say i've ever seen this happen before.

    Myself and Portugal are the only two with an Ideology, I went Freedom, Maria went Autocracy. She's already got dissidents, WC comes around, and she proposes "World Ideology - Freedom". Er, thanks ! It passes, next turn she thanks me for supporting her WC proposal, and i got a nice big green modifier for that, and a red one for having different ideologies.

    ????? Do I need to restart and run Memtest86? Or RMA my CPU?

    edit - ok, it looks like Maria voted against her own WC proposal, but it went through because a couple of unaligned civs voted my way (and i didn't bribe them). Still, what was she thinking?

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  2. Bliss

    Bliss Warlord

    Dec 28, 2012
    She was trying to prove her point - that your ideology is so bad that nobody would vote in favor of it.

    She failed miserably but allowed democracy to flow.
  3. compwiz1202

    compwiz1202 King

    Mar 18, 2012
    Bethlehem, PA, USA
    I've seen that already with other resolutions. Sometimes on Dual, if I have a spare vote, I'll vote for an AI's resolution just to get the positive diplomacy, but then I see that the resolution failed. Also, theres an achievement for voting down your own resolution :D
  4. stormtrooper412

    stormtrooper412 Peacemongering Turtlesaur

    Apr 19, 2014
    AI is quite weird in proposing resolutions. One time I saw Germany proposing "Embargo City States" and I was like, yeaaaaaah, that obviously can't go wrong for them, they don't really have any use of trading with them innit.
  5. qemist

    qemist Prince

    Jul 16, 2011
    I sometimes propose something I don't want for a positive diplo modifier if I am reasonably sure it wont get up. The AI sometimes votes against its own proposals too. I'm not sure what diplo modifier you get for helping it vote down its own proposal.
  6. Finarvi

    Finarvi Prince

    Jan 3, 2015
    Haha! :D Maria trolling Freedom.

    Maybe she wanted to get that achievement! :)

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