Civilisation 4

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So is it good? Got it for Christmas off my brother and intend to finally dive into it today, with the next few days off.

Any tips for my first foray?

Ronan (Ronan), Monday, 2 January 2006 13:45 (fourteen years ago) link

I have no tips but if it's anything like the previous civilization games... well, it's been nice knowing you. Don't forget to eat periodically.

Dan (More Addictive Than WoW) Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, 2 January 2006 15:41 (fourteen years ago) link

Yeah that's why I've held off beginning it until I've had a few days off!

Ronan (Ronan), Monday, 2 January 2006 15:42 (fourteen years ago) link

please report back... i'm curious!

s1ocki (slutsky), Monday, 2 January 2006 16:20 (fourteen years ago) link

(not about the eating periodically thing)

s1ocki (slutsky), Monday, 2 January 2006 16:20 (fourteen years ago) link

my brother says it's superb

Jimmy Mod Is The Damnation (The Famous Jimmy Mod), Monday, 2 January 2006 17:14 (fourteen years ago) link

I am having major directx problems and it won't work! grrr!

seems to be a common problem with windows, something about the necessary cabinet cannot be trusted when I try to install the latest direct x.

Ronan (Ronan), Monday, 2 January 2006 19:48 (fourteen years ago) link

anyone have any ideas? I've googled alot and tried the recommended suggestions myself but I've not been successful.

Ronan (Ronan), Monday, 2 January 2006 19:49 (fourteen years ago) link

I didnt have any direct x problems, but I had a problem that involved the goddamn cds being mislabeled. I thought I was going to have to crack it so I could play it like I did with Warcraft 3.

Stuh-du-du-du-du-du-du-denka (jingleberries), Monday, 2 January 2006 21:43 (fourteen years ago) link

in case you'd not heard, there exists a Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri Mod for the
Civilization IV game.
http://smac.civilization4.net/index.php?title=Main_Page

Joe Crocker (Joe Crocker), Tuesday, 3 January 2006 18:17 (fourteen years ago) link

I read in some interview that they were considering the possibility of Civ4 for mobile platforms. I think that would be the ultimate life destroyer.

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Tuesday, 3 January 2006 18:22 (fourteen years ago) link

Ronan, Carsmile had the same problems and has patched and graphics carded his way to happiness with it.....

Porkpie (porkpie), Tuesday, 3 January 2006 20:06 (fourteen years ago) link

I am waiting for the Mac port, unless I crack before then. The only date I've heard is 'early 2006', but the company that is allegedly porting the game doesn't even mention it on their website...

tissp! (the impossible shortest specia), Wednesday, 4 January 2006 12:08 (fourteen years ago) link

I got it to work eventually!

Ronan (Ronan), Wednesday, 4 January 2006 17:47 (fourteen years ago) link

See you in about a year then Ronan.

Those grenadiers are hard-ass bastards when yr trying to take a city.

robster (robster), Thursday, 5 January 2006 09:28 (fourteen years ago) link

I installed this yesterday. It was 1am when I finally dragged myself away from the pc.

Greig (treefell), Friday, 6 January 2006 15:39 (fourteen years ago) link

I like that we haven't heard from Ronan since.

Gravel Puzzleworth (Gregory Henry), Sunday, 8 January 2006 18:49 (fourteen years ago) link

so, I bought a new pc in November, with a shiny new nvidia graphics card. It still crashes the fucker occasionally though - twice yesterday which was most frustrating

Porkpie (porkpie), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 10:24 (fourteen years ago) link

What is this "Civilisation"? Is it some knockoff of that Sid Mier "Civilization" game?

Sterling Clover (s_clover), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 16:34 (fourteen years ago) link

ok, i mean, do they rilly change the title for the british release?

Sterling Clover (s_clover), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 16:35 (fourteen years ago) link

No, they just use the correct spelling.

aldo_cowpat (aldo_cowpat), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 16:42 (fourteen years ago) link

as much as i want this to come out for mac my life will end when it does

Jimmy Mod (I myself am lethal at 100 -110dB) (The Famous Jimmy Mod), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 17:40 (fourteen years ago) link

four years pass...

uhhhhhh
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41129GHDDBL._SS500_.jpg
want

cozwn, Friday, 15 January 2010 12:22 (ten years ago) link

got Civ 4 COMPLETE at the big steam sale last month---it's pretty great! At least the tutorial level was, with a small map and terrible AI in which I crushed my opponent without having to make many decisions.

Euler, Friday, 15 January 2010 12:43 (ten years ago) link

Oh jeez that box. Must breathe. Must control impulse spending.

Sammo Hungover (Noodle Vague), Friday, 15 January 2010 12:44 (ten years ago) link

Oh it's old. Okay then.

Sammo Hungover (Noodle Vague), Friday, 15 January 2010 12:46 (ten years ago) link

looks good tho eh?

cozwn, Friday, 15 January 2010 12:56 (ten years ago) link

yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes

Sammo Hungover (Noodle Vague), Friday, 15 January 2010 13:01 (ten years ago) link

no SMAC, no love

Nhex, Friday, 15 January 2010 13:22 (ten years ago) link

ten years pass...

epic games is giving Civilization VI away for free for the next week

calzino, Thursday, 21 May 2020 22:51 (two weeks ago) link


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