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post #11 of 33
Yeah who knows... Though like I said I was playing it the week it came out... Im rather sure it would be a lot quicker now... Maybe Ill fire it up again at some point... But then again I probably wont I have an epic backlog of games to play and not enough time to play them...

(I should take a gaming holiday for a month or more lol)
post #12 of 33
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Originally Posted by 98uk View Post
It misses some stuff that made Civ4 fun, but I really enjoy it. My GF introduced me to Civ and I really find Civ5 massively re-playable. I was literally about to fire up a game when I saw this post.

In my opinion, it is well worth the money. you have to remember with user reviews, 99% of them are complaints because very few people take the time to write "yeah, it's good, i'm enjoying it". Metacritic is a great indicator as it averages all critic reviews which tend to cover multiple angles.

EDIT: You should be warned, this is the one game where i've found myself always wanting one more turn. It easily eats up days of your life.
Your GIRLFRIEND. Introduced you to a GAME. A STRATEGY game... Dude. :| You hit jack pot :|
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post #13 of 33
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Your GIRLFRIEND. Introduced you to a GAME. A STRATEGY game... Dude. :| You hit jack pot :|
Yeah, I was only into FPS and racers, but she convinced me to get Civ4 and I loved it since

She also told me to get Tropico 3 which I did recently, but I need to upgrade my Radeon 5850 in order to play it well
post #14 of 33
Don't do it, just play Civ IV, it it's sooooo much better than V.

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post #15 of 33
I pulled the trigger on it for 17.
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post #16 of 33
Yes.
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post #17 of 33
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thanks guys my friend bought it for me rep all.
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post #18 of 33
I purchased the special edition for $20.XX... seemed like too good of a deal to pass up. I haven't ever played a Civ game though. I just know the franchise is highly regarded and have seen people talking about it on OCN before, so knew it needed to be in my collection.
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post #19 of 33
I wouldn't pay a cent over 16.99, but I dunno...
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post #20 of 33
I don't know whats with the performance issues, I ran the game maxed out on my 5770 the week it came out, I had a few texture glitches but rebooting the game fixed them, I haven't noticed any problems with my 570, but I haven't made it to the late game stage yet with the new card, I've been playing other games. One of the few games I don't regret paying launch price for.
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