Instructive (brief) preview of Civ IV at Gamespot

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Instructive (brief) preview of Civ IV at Gamespot

#1 Post by Laccase » Wed Jul 20, 2005 4:58 am

I feel bad for starting a thread just to post a link to a preview article at Gamespot ... 29411.html but I think its very interesting to see how the Civ IV developers handle game balance issues, micromanagement, religion and multiplayer etc. The preview is somewhat brief but in my opinion we could compare their approach to FO's and evaluate where FO is heading.
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#2 Post by Zanzibar » Wed Jul 20, 2005 12:08 pm

I believe this is in the wrong forum. Post reported to admin. Have a nice day.


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#3 Post by noelte » Wed Jul 20, 2005 12:36 pm

anyway, thx. interesting.
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#4 Post by Rob » Wed Jul 20, 2005 2:25 pm

Zanzibar wrote:I believe this is in the wrong forum. Post reported to admin. Have a nice day.
Yes, should be moved to strategy games.
But interesting, nevertheless.
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#5 Post by Tyreth » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:44 pm

I've moved this to strategy games.

Ever since Civ IV was announced, some of their ideas and approaches have reminded me of FreeOrion and decisions we've made. I'm looking forward to playing Civ IV.

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#6 Post by utilae » Thu Jul 21, 2005 9:47 pm

Yes, like giving cities in civ a focus. That's a freeorion thing.

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