Tag: civilization-5

How can I go to war without getting everyone else displeased in Civilization V?

I’ve had this happen a few times, where going to war caused some nations call me “dishonorable” and some others not being affected by my decision to go to war. I can’t find a pattern as sometimes there are nations that were affected despite having shown favor to me or even if we shared the […]

Formula for diplomacy in Civ 5?

Since the AI in Civilization 5 are, as their name suggests, artificial, that means that all their actions are determined by numbers and formulas. That would include the diplomacy between the AI and the player. So what is the formula that determines the AI’s view of the player? For instance, I found this thread on […]

Is there a way to have my second monitor usable?

I play Civ 5 on my primary monitor full-screened. However, when I do this, my second monitor is always simply black. I can’t use it for anything. Typically, I keep some things on my second monitor – chat/IM windows, a browser with my email and various social networks open, and similar things. However, with the […]

Is there a chart showing all unit upgrade paths in Civilization 5 Brave New World?

Is there a chart showing the upgrade paths for the units? Something like Warrior → Spearman → Pikeman… for all of the units, similar to the chart on this site for vanilla and for Gods and Kings.

Continue a Civ5 game over internet that started on LAN

Is it possible to start a multiplayer game of Civ 5 on a LAN connection, save the game in progress, and then at a later point, continue the game over the internet? If so, how can I do this?

What changes are made when playing King through to Deity difficulty?

Could someone give a general outline of what the games does to increase the difficulty when playing King, Emperor and Deity?

Can I play hotseat with mods?

Maybe there is a hack or something that enables mods in the hotseat mode? I want to play with a friend but we want to use mods.

How is it possible to have 700+ gold income?

I’ve watched some of quill18’s gameplay on youtube and he was dealing with Egyptians and Incas that had incredible 700 gold income per turn. Meanwhile, 100-ish was what I was able to ever see as a player. Is AI cheating in some way (handicap?) or I just cannot see the way they do that?

Is there a distance penalty for settling cities?

In Civ 4 there was a serious penalty when you settled a city far away from your main capital. What is the position on this in Civ 5? Should I scatter shot my cities far away? Or place them close to my capital?

What are the requirements for harbors to connect to your trade route?

I have the following set-up: My Capital (C) has a road to a coastal city (A) My coastal city has a harbor Another “coastal” city (B) is on an in-land lake, and has a harbor Another coastal city (D) has a harbor I haven’t lifted enough fog of war to show a water connection between […]

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