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"We, as designers, were free to come up with really fun new gameplay systems that didn't really make sense in a more historical game, or even like a fantasy game." Specifically, Strenger mentions one of Beyond Earth's new tactical elements, the orbital layer, which allows players to launch satellites over a planet, influencing the events below. Firaxis' artists had a field day creating satellite designs, says Strenger. Producer Lena Brenk chimes in, "Yeah, that was amazing to see the artists. Usually we have historic reference that they're working from, and right now they get to invent a world, basically, an alien planet in the future."



I am really looking forward to this smile.gif
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Civilization: Beyond Earth will go boldly this fall.

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Sounds really neat.

I assume this is a completely new stand-alone game? If so then I'm definitely in.
 
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Sounds really neat.

I assume this is a completely new stand-alone game? If so then I'm definitely in.

Yeah it is a stand-alone game smile.gif
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That science victory.rolleyes.gif
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That looks awesome, can't wait.
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This looks totally amazing! Does anyone know if this will this be replacing Civ 6 or will it be in addition to it?
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This looks totally amazing! Does anyone know if this will this be replacing Civ 6 or will it be in addition to it?

Seems to be what Alpha Centauri was to Civ II. Think of it as what happens after you win Civ V.
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Call to Power already did this, sort of...
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Seems to be what Alpha Centauri was to Civ II. Think of it as what happens after you win Civ V.
Exactly what I was thinking.
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