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Title says it all.
I play on "Prince" level.
I'm a new to this game.
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I don't. I play Alpha Centauri.
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Prince as well. Just got the new Polynesia DLC. The instant Embark and the Moai improvement make then quite unique IMO.
    
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Is anyone capable of playing this game on the hardest? redface.gif
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A couple of friends and I played a round on Deity. The Barbarians were real tough. We played with 1 AI and took them out easily. Then fought each other. It was actually real fun. City states were more aggressive when expanding their border. Especially for Iron.

I just finished my last singleplayer game on Prince and it was pretty easy. Probably go King in my next go
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Originally Posted by Lefty67;12645000 
A couple of friends and I played a round on Deity. The Barbarians were real tough. We played with 1 AI and took them out easily. Then fought each other. It was actually real fun. City states were more aggressive when expanding their border. Especially for Iron.

I just finished my last singleplayer game on Prince and it was pretty easy. Probably go King in my next go
What is your starting age?
I usually start from the Ancient Era.
But I tried starting on the Future Era but I was wiped out. in 30 minutes.
My settings are 6 players with 12 member states, and I think I tried King...or prolly Prince I can't remember.
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Since they changed the names for the difficulty settings i can never remember the names.

In Civ 4 it was setting harder than what was called prince(Civ 5's equivalent difficulty to civ 4's prince is King).

On the hard diffs in Civ 5 the barbs are a pita as they are double edge sword. They get stronger than on the lower ones but are also a key source of gold for that first settler you buy.
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I retake what I said earlier.
I n00bed around or something. I'm kicking some major behinds again.
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Quote:
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What is your starting age?
I usually start from the Ancient Era.
But I tried starting on the Future Era but I was wiped out. in 30 minutes.
My settings are 6 players with 12 member states, and I think I tried King...or prolly Prince I can't remember.

I always start ancient Era.

When me and my friends played Deity it was 3 of us and 1 AI, plus 8 city states and barbarians.

When I play single player, its usually against 5 AI. My last win was on prince and it was very easy. Probably will go King but may lose a few before I win. Never did King in SP
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Prince if I am working out a build, king if I am trying to win a certain way... anything beyond that the computer swaps techs so much with wonky science deals that on larger maps its easy to fall wayyyy behind. That and the computer does not have to deal with city/population unhappiness the same way the player does, almost begging a certain policy path to get anywhere near the city mass... umm and on harder difficulties unhappy cities are much more likely to revolt which can be critically inconvenient. Games AI/computer logic is rather piss poor imo.
 
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